Appendix A. Acronyms

AQ: Advanced Queueing

BC4J: Business Components for Java

DBUI: ??? An acronym for an Oracle8i Component

DLL: Dynamic Link Library

EMCA: Enterprise Manager Configuration Assistant

FTP: File Transfer Protocol

JIT: Just in Time

JRE: Java Runtime Environment

LU6.2: Logical Unit protocol. It resides within the IBM layered SNA (Systems Network Architecture). It is a peer-to-peer protocol. It is used to connect a mainframe to PC's. It is very old and is no longer used.

MMC: Microsoft Management Console

NCA: Net8 Configuration Assistant

NDS: Novell Directory Services. For further details refer to the white paper titled NDS Technical Overview

NMP: Name Management Protocol (NetBIOS Protocol)

OCI: Oracle Call Interface

OCI: Oracle Call Interface

OEM: Oracle Enterprise Manager

OFA: Optimal Flexible Architecture

OH: Oracle Home

OHS: Oracle HTTP Server

OID: Oracle Internet Directory

OLE: Object Linking and Embedding

OO4O: Oracle Objects for OLE

OPS: Oracle Parallel Server. (OPS later replaced by RAC )

OS: Operating System

OUI: Oracle Universal Installer

ping: Packet INternet Groper

RAC: Real Application Cluster. (RAC earlier called OPS )

SCP: Secure CoPy

SMUI: ??? An acronym for an Oracle8i Component

SNMP: Simple Network Management Protocol

SP: Service Pack

SPX: Sequenced Packet Exchange. Operates at the transport layer providing connection oriented communication for NetWare.

SQLJ: ??? An acronym for an Oracle8i Component

SSH: Secure SHell

TCP: Transmission Control Protocol