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Using Oracle PL-SQL News
September 21, 2007
Oracle SQL Developer is offering a new tool that lets users migrate data from Microsoft and MySQL databases to Oracle.
June 14, 2007
Oracle is offering free tools for Microsoft .NET and ASP.NET applications developers running the Oracle Database 10g.
March 26, 2007
Oracle Application Express now offers Microsoft Access migration and .pdf printing support.
January 31, 2007
Oracle developers are still talking about their favorite PL/SQL editing and debugging tools, and their opinions aren't confined to just Toad and SQL Develper.
Using Oracle PL-SQL Get Started
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In Oracle database management, PL/SQL is a procedural language extension to Structured Query Language (SQL). Continue Reading
What's the difference between DDL and DML? Get the answer and see examples of data manipulation language and data definition language commands for SQL databases. Continue Reading
A stored procedure is a group of statements with a specific name, which are stored inside a database, such as MySQL or Oracle. Continue Reading
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Dell Toad is pushing itself into business intelligence and now has an edition to support Oracle's big Exadata appliance. Continue Reading
Since Dell acquired Quest Software, maker of the Toad tool for Oracle databases and applications, some questions have arisen about what would happen. Continue Reading
The latest version of Oracle's flagship DBMS offers a host of XML-related upgrades. Continue Reading
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Oracle Application Express lets users build web applications largely through wizards. Consultant Robert Sheldon explains the process for using the Oracle APEX toolbox. Continue Reading
If you're looking for insert syntax to insert multiple rows in Oracle, read these tips from three of our community members. Continue Reading
Find the definition for different types of Oracle joins, and read a discussion on LEFT JOIN vs. LEFT OUTER JOIN in this expert Q/A. Continue Reading
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Read how Oracle Flashback Transaction Query can eliminate the need to use Log Miner to reconstruct database transactions. Continue Reading
Using the SQL CUBE function in Oracle SQL at the right time can cut down on how much querying you'll need to do. Continue Reading
A reader asks Oracle expert Dan Clamage about a single date condition mucking up a dynamic query. Continue Reading