Reverse engineer and discover foreign keys with SQL Developer Data Modeler

Originally posted on HeliFromFinland:
You can easily document your database with Data Modeler: just reverse engineer the database with File-> Import -> Data Dictionary. But what if the database has no foreign keys? What’s the point of documenting then? Just tables that has nothing to do with each other…. Well, Data Modeler can help with…

Say “Big Data” One More Time (I dare you!)

This is quick. Saw it on Twitter this morning and it is just too funny to not share: Best slide of #Strataconf already? pic.twitter.com/hy8LnEnWhk — Matt Aslett (@maslett) October 16, 2014 Have a great day!Filed under: Big Data, Quotes, User Groups Tagged: #bigdata, quote, Strataconf

My Data Model Checklist book is now available in Spanish – Just in time for #OOW14!

Exciting news! I just got this email from Amazon: Congratulations, your book “UNA LISTA DE VERIFICACIÓN PARA REALIZAR REVISIONES A LOS DISEÑOS DE MODELOS DE DATOS” is live in the Kindle Store and is currently enrolled in KDP Select. It is available for readers to purchase here. If you are in Mexico, you can get […]

It’s almost time! #OOW14 and #OTW14 – the biggest gathering of Oracle experts anywhere

Hi gang! As you can guess by my lack of recent posts, I have been very busy this fall. Along with client work, home life, and editing a really cool book on SQL Developer Data Modeler, I have also been prepping for my annual pilgrimage to Moscone Center in San Francisco for Oracle Open World […]

Quote: In the middle of difficulty

In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity. – Albert EinsteinFiled under: Quotes Tagged: einstein, quote

So you want to be a Presenter? Abstract selections for 2015 are open!

You say you want to present and share your knowledge with the world (or at least your little corner of the world)… Your boss says there is no $$$ to pay for any technical conferences… You want to be a rock star and have adoring fans “LIKE” your blog or web site… Have I got […]

Oracle 12c Release 1 is here!

After much anticipation the new Release 1 of Oracle 12c (12.1.0.2) is finally available! Get it here: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/database/enterprise-edition/overview/index.html What does this mean: Oracle’s ground breaking In Memory Database is now available! As they say…this is BIG. Get more details about In Memory here: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/database/in-memory/overview/index.html I am very excited about the possibilities of what we can […]

The Power of Positive Thinking

He can who thinks he can, and he can’t who thinks he can’t. This is an inexorable, indisputable law. – Orison Swett Marden    Filed under: Quotes Tagged: quote

Are you waiting for the Sure-Thing Boat?

The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore. – Dale CarnegieFiled under: Quotes, Work-Life Balance Tagged: Dale Carnegie, quote

OUGF Harmony 2014, #OUGF14

Originally posted on HeliFromFinland:
I am Finnish and this is the end (Björn Rost). The OUGF Harmony 2014 has ended. Sad:( It was such a fun event. I already miss all our great speakers and attendees…. ? We started on Wednesday with the speakers’ dinner in a Viking restaurant Harald. There was plenty of food…