From Oracle FAQ
The term directory can refer to:
- Operating system directory, a container or folder created with the "mkdir" command for organizing and storing files on a computer's hard disk.
- An Oracle directory, database object pointing to a operating system directory on the database server machine for reading and writing files. Also see UTL_FILE.
- Oracle Internet Directory (or OID), a standard LDAP directory server available with the Oracle Application Server.
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