Previously I've demonstrated how to use function XMLTABLE to query Google maps routing directions
. Now Oracle version 184.108.40.206.0 has function JSON_TABLE to do similar querying on JSON data rather than XML data. So let's try that out and spot some differences...
For this test we'll use the Google maps geocoding rather than routing directions and try to geocode the address of Oracle headquarters. If we call the Google api with instructions (more...)
Inspired by Maria Colgans quest for In-Memory bumper sticker slogans
for OOW14, I couldn't resist a little fun. Musical readers should stop reading now :-)
Sung to the tune of the old Nat King Cole classic
Like the speed of light my query go
Column aggregates just happen so
Has data been more...
Is forever more
Row based access, it's a dinosaur
For some reasons I got lounge access here at Seattle airport when going home fra KScope14
. So I can use the last couple hours here lounging comfortably writing a few words about an awesome week here.
This was my fifth consecutive KScope and I plan to go every year. That is one awesome konference for developers and it just gets better every year. I'll be at KScope15
in Florida for sure! I had a great (more...)
In the Kscope14
sunday symposium today, Steven Feuerstein explained that MEMBER OF syntax was slow in SQL and fast in PL/SQL. I challenged him that perhaps it was missing indexes on the nested table? My mistake - I got the task of testing it and see if that was the case... So I tested and was surprised at the answer.
I'm creating a nested table type and a table with a column of that type (more...)
Thursday I went for a quick trip to Nieuwegein for the Amis
KScope Preview. Nice evening :-)
After a train to Copenhagen and a plane to Amsterdam, I checked in at the CitizenM hotel at Shiphol airport. A bit different hotel - toilet and shower in big glass tubes in the room - but actually fairly nice for a single traveller.Patrick Barel
was kind enough to pick me up, so getting to the Amis (more...)