Here’s an example I saw a few months ago of the confusion caused by NULL. As the owner of the problem put it: the first query, run from SQL*Plus for testing purposes, takes no time to complete; but when “put into a pl/sql cursor” (as shown in the second query) (more...)
Oracle Forms & Reports, a component of Oracle Fusion Middleware, is Oracle's long-established technology to design and build enterprise applications quickly and efficiently. It has proved to be extremely successful, both among third party ISVs as well as at Oracle itself – Oracle’s E-Business (more...)
Oracle’s SVP of Applications Development Chris Leone: Strategic Human Resources Leaders Need Modern Tools
As human resources (HR) leaders assume increasingly strategic roles within their organizations, they are looking for new ways to leverage today’s technology innovations. Chris Leone, senior vice president of Oracle Applications Development, discusses what innovations are having the greatest strategic impact on modern organizations and how HR leaders can speed (more...)
Oracle Support is pleased to announce a fix is available in R12.1 and later for that ANNOYING problem of not being able to use the mouse to navigate from field to field in the Receipts Workbench form. Previously you had to use the tab function to move from field (more...)
Yesterday, 10th of December was announced that Oracle has become a Corporate Sponsor of the OpenStack® Foundation.
So what? Why might that influence parts of our products?
Oracle Plans to Integrate OpenStack Capabilities into Oracle Solaris, Oracle Linux, Oracle VM, Oracle Virtual Compute Appliance, Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud, Oracle’s ZS3 (more...)
- To setup SAML 2 with Weblogic 10.3.x we need to create a security database even before creating domain.
- The RDBMS security store is required by the SAML 2.0 security providers in production environments so that the data they manage can be synchronized across (more...)
As your data volumes increase, particularly as you evolve into the big data world, you will be start to see that your Oracle Data Mining scoring functions will start to take longer and longer. To apply an Oracle Data Mining model to new data is a very quick process. (more...)
If you were unable to travel to Mexico City last week for the 6th Annual SOA, Cloud, and Service Technology Symposium, don't sweat it. The event never happened, having been canceled thanks to some logistical snafu that, it should be pointed out, had absolutely nothing to do with Thomas (more...)
In Oracle GoldenGate 12c, the parallel apply is improved with two features: Integrated Delivery and Coordinated Delivery. Different from the Integrated Delivery, Coordinated Delivery is not limited to Oracle Database.This blog discusses the new Coordinated Delivery feature by answering two questions:
When the wind of change blows, some build walls, others build windmills
It seems that Nikon is squarely in the wall-building camp. Original batteries for all kinds of stuff are expensive, leading to a thriving market in compatible third-party batteries. But since a modern camera is more computer than camera, (more...)
drop table t_no_compress;
drop table t_basic_compress;
drop table t_oltp_compress;
create table t_no_compress
select rownum id
, 10 col1
, lpad('*', (more...)
A recent question on our internal list was
"A customer has OAM and wants to do SSO to SOAP Web Services".
In this case the customer was using Webcenter Content (the product formerly known as Unified Content Manager UCM). But the scenario applies to any SOAP Web Service.
My answer (more...)
As a Computer Science major, you will probably be required to take a course in "Symbolic Logic." This is the class where they teach you how to think logically and how to solve puzzles in logical ways, so that you can teach computers to do the same. For (more...)
A friend of mine asked me last night basically this: “How is that SQLTXPLAIN counts rows?”. In particular, he was referring to the use of the SAMPLE clause of the SELECT statement. Look at this SQLT’s log piece:
SQL_ID a9x1kc4ymyhkz -------------------- SELECT /*+ FULL(t) PARALLEL */ COUNT(*) * 1e4 (more...)