Definitions for "SQL*Net"
The software that Bi/Query uses to connect to the actual Data Warehouse database.
An Oracle product that works with an Oracle Server and enables two or more computers that run the Oracle Server or Oracle tools such as SQL*Forms to exchange data through a third-party network. SQL*Net supports distributed processing and distributed database capability. SQL*Net is an "open system" because it is independent of the communication protocol, and users can interface SQL*Net to many network environments.
The Oracle component that allows connections from a network into the Oracle RDBMS. SQL*Net supports many protocols; SQL*Net on any architecture can talk to SQL*Net on any other supported architecture.