Oracle Database 11g contains several major innovations in the areas of change management,
fault diagnosability, performance management, Data Guard administration, storage management,
and data warehousing, among other areas. Besides the database administration changes,
there are significant improvements in application development–related features, including
natively compiled PL/SQL code, PL/SQL inlining, and enhanced triggers. In addition to the
major standout changes, there are hundreds of smaller but significant changes as well, making
the database more robust, better performing, easier to use, and more secure....