PL/SQL function in SQL – short example – Oracle 12c

This is my first post about Oracle 12c. When I first time heard about PL/SQL functions inside SQL my first thought was - can I use it in my topaas.sql script to run it in loop ? I decided to give PL/SQL functions in SQL a quick try to and (more...)

DataGuard FastStart Failover configuration with Oracle Wallet

Last two months were very busy for me with lot of work and moving house as well. There is a lot of thoughts in my head I want to write about but some of them have to wait until my lab will be online again.Recently I was working on (more...)

dbms_dnfs and

If you are using to use dbms_dnfs to clone your database as described in MOS note 1210656.1 or on Tim's Hall blog - Direct NFS (DNFS) Clonedb in Oracle Database 11g Release 2 (Patchset and your database version is there is (more...)

Next OakTable 2012 video is online


This time Alex Gorbachev presentation about ASM failures - next videos on the way.


New OakTable World 2012 video is published

Just published Kevin Closson video from OakTable World 2012.