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Within a namespace, no two objects can have the same name.
The following schema objects share one namespace:
Stand-alone stored functions
Each of the following schema objects has its own namespace:
Private database links
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SQL> create table samename(n number);
SQL> create view samename as select * from user_tables;
create view samename as select * from user_tables
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-00955: name is already used by an existing object
SQL> create index samename on samename (n);
SQL> select object_name,object_type from dba_objects where object_name = 'SAMENAME';
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