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RE: pl/sql to be desupported in favour of java?

From: Job Miller <>
Date: Wed, 20 Dec 2006 17:54:55 -0800 (PST)
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Oracle did a bunch of surveys of SOA customers to identify how they most quickly leveraged SOA technology for quick wins. Of the three patterns that emerged as the most useful aspect of adopting SOA, extending the mainframe was one of them.    

  mainframes all have adapters that expose mainframe data/processes to SOA based applications, so the idea is that you don't need the COBOL folks to modify mainframe based procedures, just use the adapters to expose the data/functions as services to be orchestrated into new composite apps.    

  There is a good white paper on the use cases/business value that came out of that study.    

  if anyone is interested, drop me an email, and I'll dig up the otn link, or post my electronic copy of it.    


Jacques Kilchoer <> wrote:

      Au contraire, my dear chap.
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  De : [] De la part de Bobak, Mark Envoyé : mercredi, 20. décembre 2006 10:46 À :; Cc :
Objet : RE: pl/sql to be desupported in favour of java?   

  You mean COBOL isn't dead? ;-)    

  Mark J. Bobak
  Senior Oracle Architect
  ProQuest Information & Learning   

  There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which shouldn’t be done at all. –Peter F. Drucker, 1909-2005            

  From: [] On Behalf Of Jared Still Sent: Wednesday, December 20, 2006 1:42 PM To:
Subject: Re: pl/sql to be desupported in favour of java?   

On 12/14/06, Leng Kaing <> wrote: Someone has just brought this up to my attention and I thought "What? Why haven't I heard of this?" Has anyone heard of this rumor? What version of Oracle are we talking about? 11g?   

The way I heard it, PL/SQL will go away soon after COBOL does.


Jared Still
Certifiable Oracle DBA and Part Time Perl Evangelist

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