Because of a job change next week I have no need for Oracle anymore, I decided to remove it. I know that some people complain that uninstalling SQL Server is a pain, well those people should just be quiet from now on, uninstalling Oracle is much worse.…
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Microsoft Corp. and Oracle Corp. today announced a partnership that will enable customers to run Oracle software on Windows Server Hyper-V and in Windows Azure. Customers will be able to deploy Oracle software — including Java, Oracle Database and Oracl…
When working with different database systems you have to be aware that some things work differently from one system to another. I already blogged a couple of times about differences between SQl Server and Oracle, those post are the following
In my Differences between Oracle and SQL Server when working with NULL and blank values post I already showed you how blanks and NULLS are handled differently between Oracle and SQL Server. Today I found another interesting tidbit.
I you have a varc…
The world of development is an interesting one where creativity comes alive through code to produce wonderful programs that do lots of cool stuff.
Okay that’s the Wizard of Oz intro over, is it really that rosy?
It seems the world of development has c…
I wrote a blogpost about the fact that there is a common myth that you can’t rollback a truncate statement in SQL this post was written on June 13, 2007 and it showed you that you could rollback a truncate. Here is some code that shows that.
When coming from SQL Server, you might find it weird that you don’t see code that looks like this
That code won’t run in Oracle, unlike SQL Server, Oracle requires the use of the FROM clause in its syntax. This is why Oracle has DUAL
If you ever have to start working with Oracle you have to keep in mind that NULLs and blank values don’t work exactly the same as in SQL Server. Let’s take a look at some examples
Create this table and insert some rows
create table TestNull(Col2 var…
This month’s T-SQL Tuesday is hosted by Sebastian Meine (blog | twitter) and the topic is joins. He has a whole month worth of topics about joins: A Join A Day – Introduction.
My blog post is about something weird I encountered while…
There is a nice SQL Injection Pocket Reference up on Google Docs
Here is what is covered
Comment Out Query
In a login