Date: Mon, 22 Dec 2008 16:44:13 -0500
So I want to queue some "invoice" data and propagate it to another server.
Of course, like most invoices, it contains one header object and a nested table of detail objects. Whoa... Can't queue an object with a nested table. Seems like a pretty lame limitation but anyways...
The work around is to change the queue to be grouping by transaction. Change the queuing to queue a stream of ANYDATA objects then wrap the header and details and queue them, then commit. This works ok, until you try to propagate them and I hit a bug in 10.2.0.3 that won't let ANYDATA propagate. DBA's don't want to go to 10.2.0.4 where the bug is fixed because .3 is our standard.
Ok, so fine, I can't get the queues to propagate. So I'll just Dequeue over a dblink. Nope, can't do that either because you can't reference Objects over DBLinks.
Then someone suggested you can reference objects on more than one server by manually setting the OID. So we try that and still no joy. You can't reference an object over a dblink.
But I'm thinking that Propagation does it, somehow. Propagation manages to get an object from one server to another. How does it do it?
Any hints besides attempting to convince the DBA's to upgrade would be appreciated.
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