Here is what I learnt today.
You can use logical operators in the RETURN clause of a function whose return type is BOOLEAN. So for example, you can write a function with the following structure:
create or replace function test_fn(p_param varchar2)
l_value varchar2(10):= 'TEST';
or p_param = l_value
or length(p_param) = 5 ;
The logical truth table is used to evaluate the expression in the RETURN clause (more...)
At this time of the year during holidays, the Apps DBA community is busy doing upgrades as longer downtimes are possible. In case you are facing any issues, please feel free to write to me at my email: email@example.com . I will be glad to hear from you and help you.
I've been going through an amazing experience over the past month plus...purchased and began wearing an Apple iWatch. Never really thought I would do so...kind of did it on the spur of the moment. Plus a little push from my team lead at Oracle, who wears one and loves it.
Even after a month of wearing the iWatch, I can't really point at one particular feature that makes it worthwhile. It's really more (more...)
Over the month since I've joined Oracle, many people has asked about the work I'm doing here. And, in all honesty, the work is so varied that I've had a difficult time describing it.
Yesterday, I was traveling from my home in Salt Lake to Oracle Corporate HQ in Redwood Shores. Having landed in San Francisco, I was in a rush to get my rental car, make the drive to HQ, and get (more...)
While launching twm, it gives this error and exits to unix prompt:
twm: unable to open fontset "-adobe-helvetica-bold-r-normal--*-120-*-*-*-*-*-*"
I found a solution on http://ubuntuforums.org/archive/index.php/t-1596636.html :
It was reported here for fedora: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=509639. The workaround is to execute it with a specific shell variable:
$ export LANG
twm launches fine after this.
I will be in Calgary next week presenting PeopleTools topics at the Western Canada Regional Users Group meeting. My sessions are at 1 PM and 2:15 PM. See you there!
OpenWorld 2015 presentations are now available in the content catalog. My PeopleTools Tips and Techniques session presentation is available here.
As a teaser to the session that Mark Thomas and myself are presenting on Selective Adoption at OpenWorld next week, here’s a slide showing why Selective Adoption is important for so many clients:
By virtue of such a high proportion of clients upgrading to 9.2 already, Selective Adoption is impacting a huge number of customers.
Come to Mark’s and my session at 9:30am on Thursday to find out the adjustments that you need to (more...)