Book Review: Oracle Database 10g New Features – Oracle10g Reference for Advanced Tuning and Administration by Daniel Liu, Don Burleson, Madhu Tumma, Mike Ault

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Title: Oracle Database 10g New Features – Oracle10g Reference for Advanced Tuning and Administration Authors: Daniel Liu, Don Burleson, Madhu Tumma, Mike Ault Published by: Rampant Tech Press ISBN: 0-9740716-0-9 Publication Date: 01 December, 2003 Details: 530 pages, $34.95; code depot at: SummaryIt is not a reference, it is […]

Pivoting in SQL using the 10g Model Clause

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In this post we discuss pivoting of records in SQL – either splitting or merging records. Typically this is done using PL/SQL based Table Functioins, UNION (for splitting records) and fairly complex, tricky SQL statements. In Oracle 10g, using the MODEL clause, there is a clean, fairly straightforward way to achieve elegant pivoting – even nested pivoting – in single SQL statements. This post shows the pivot operation using the Model clause.

Oracle Open Source : SQuirreL

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Not too long ago my colleague Zeger Hendrikse gave this presentation on Open Source Databases. Part of this presentation are the Tools available. One of the Tools he mentioned also has an Oracle Plugin available. So, continuing the story on Oracle and Open Source, may I present to you: SQuirreL



During my current project, i encountered jWebUnit, a unittesting framework based on jUnit and HttpUnit. Old news for some, new for me. Since we already had some posts on jUnit and HttpUnit, i thought this might be of interest. An example of its conciseness (as found on the jWebUnit homepage):

Oracle JDeveloper 10.1.3 Developer Preview is here …

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The Oracle JDeveloper release 10.1.3 Developer preview release can be downloaded from OTN. See JDeveloper Homepage “The Oracle JDeveloper 10g (10.1.3) release adds many new features, including a new look and feel, a greatly improved coding environment, extensive refactoring options, J2EE 1.4/J2SE 5.0 support, and visual JSF development.” I took […]

Publications written in 2004

Robbrecht van Amerongen

Name JHeadstart 10g – Productive J2EE application development without coding Java date Thu, 25 Mar 2004 Article in ODTUG Technical Journal (March 2004) The ODTUG Technical Journal is the most important international technical magazine for Oracle developers. This article describes in 21 pages the productivity and ease of development that […]

Overflow in Wp-Dstats2 WordPress plugin?

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There seems to be a problem in the PHP code of the Wp-Dstats2 statistics plug-in for WordPress. The problem occurs when your number of unique visitors (unique IPs) grows large, typically somewhat less that 30.000.