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How Java Web Servers Work

A web server is also called a Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) server because it uses HTTP to communicate with its clients, which are usually web browsers.

At Microsoft’s Mercy

In a recent XML-Deviant column, “The Pace of Innovation”, I examined the still contentious, often puzzling issue of XML tools support, especially for end users.

Using PL/SQL Records in SQL Statements

A PL/SQL RECORD is a composite datatype. In contrast to a scalar datatype like NUMBER, a record is composed of multiple pieces of information, called fields. Records can be declared using relational tables or explicit cursors as “templates” with the %ROWTYPEdeclaration attribute.