Definitions for "Access methods"
Keywords:  tuning, delete, sql, hashed, expert
Methods that give access to attributes of an object.
One of the categories of application tuning. During access methods tuning, Oracle Expert determines what indexes are needed and generates the SQL statements to create, modify, and delete indexes as appropriate. Oracle Expert ensures that the indexing strategy is consistent with that of the Oracle cost-based optimizer. Oracle Expert addresses sorted, hashed, and bit-mapped indexes. See also SQL tuning.
Keywords:  input, output, techniques, main, memory
Techniques and programs used to move data between main memory and input/output devices.