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DataServer for Oracle
Initial Programming Considerations : Database design issues

Database design issues

When you create or modify the OpenEdge or Oracle databases that your applications access, you might have to consider certain issues, such as OpenEdge and Oracle database objects, naming conventions, indexes, and Oracle views. The following sections discuss the differences between OpenEdge and Oracle in these areas, and how the DataServer deals with them.
* Oracle and OpenEdge objects and terminology
* Naming conventions
* Code pages
* Support for Unicode
* Indexes
* Case-sensitive
* Index repositioning
* Initial values
* Oracle views
* Database triggers
* Sequence generator
* Oracle synonyms