Tag: developer

Juicing up UTL_FILE

Think about your rubbish bin for a second. Because, clearly this is going to be an oh so obvious metaphor leading into UTL_FILE right?  OK, maybe a little explanation is needed. I have a basket next to my desk into which I throw any…

The simplest things….can be risky

Java and Oracle expert Lukas Eder tweeted yesterday about a potential optimization that could be done when reviewing database SQL code. This looks to be a logical thing to do.  Why scan the table T twice to perform an update, when the same job…

Oracle Developer Community Appreciation Day

OK, time for some controversy My ODC appreciation post is about support.oracle.com Now I’m sure there will people in the community just itching to lose their proverbial about how they lost years of their lives waiting on the support response or similar complaint, and…