|SAS/ACCESS Software for Relational Databases: Reference
Oracle Rdb database objects that can be named include tables,
views, columns, indexes. Use the following Oracle Rdb naming conventions:
- A name must start with a letter.
- A name
can be from 1 to 30 characters long.
- A name can contain the letters A through Z, the
digits 0 through 9, the underscore (_), and the dollar sign ($). (Although
dollar signs are permitted in names, they are also used in some operating
system-supplied names. To avoid conflicts with these names, you should not
to use dollar signs in your table, view, column, or index names.)
- Names are not case sensitive; for example, CUSTOMER
is the same as Customer.
- A name must end with a letter or a digit.
- A name must not be an Oracle Rdb reserved
- A name must not be the same as another Oracle
Rdb database object that has the same type.
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