I am using java's interface
DatabaseMetaData with a jdbc driver to an oracle database.
The interface uses the term
catalog as one of the coordinates for the database subsets. For example, in querying for procedures (
I'm not sure what does the term
catalog stand for, especially considering the Oracle database.
After brief playing with the interface, I see that I can pass package names for the
catalog argument to yield its members.
Does it mean that in Oracle
package? The interface does define
getCatalogTerm method, but in my case it returns an empty string.