In the early 1990s there was no World Wide Web; in fact, many clients didn’t even have email access, and Oracle patches were sent almost exclusively by postal mail. For those clients who did have email, binary attachments were not yet an option. Patches had to be compressed and uuencoded, and even this was pushing the technological envelope for most of the clients and support technicians.
KeywordsShared Memory State Object Address Space Direct Memory Access Base Address
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