1.3.2 Protocol Operations

The protocol provides the following sets of functionality:

  • Creation, modification, and deletion of objects in a database application.

  • Querying a protocol server for information about a database application or the objects in it.

  • Setting some behaviors for a database application.

  • Creation of packages that describe a database application

  • Creating and enabling logins on the database application, which enable connecting to the database application directly.

  • Creating and managing databases that are used to store data in database applications.

  • Creating, reading, updating and deleting data from the database application.

  • Getting information about the protocol server.