Submitted by Herve Deschamps on Fri, 2004-07-16 01:00
There are several complicated things you may need to do with flexfields in your forms but one of them is simple and very common: create a foreign key on the accounting flexfield. It is easy to get lost in the Oracle Application Developer's Guide because it tries to cover comprehensively what can be done with flexfields. But there is nothing to show you the basics step-by-step, which is what we will attempt in this article.
Submitted by Donald K. Burleson on Thu, 2004-07-01 01:00
Even Oracle Certified DBAs cringe at the thought of performing a real-world database recovery. As disk and hardware has become super-stable, many Oracle DBAs have never experienced the adrenaline rush of a full-blown Oracle recovery.
Submitted by Saikat Goswami on Mon, 2004-06-28 01:00
Making database connections are expensive in terms of machine resources. In this article, we will examine how a number of connections can be cached in a pool, and then used for accessing the database.
Submitted by Donald K. Burleson on Mon, 2004-06-07 01:00
Many Oracle shops are plagued with slow I/O intensive databases, and this tip is for anyone whose STATSPACK top-5 timed events shows disk I/O as a major event.
Submitted by Mark Rittman on Wed, 2004-06-02 01:00
Submitted by Saikat Goswami on Sun, 2004-05-30 01:00
This article explores the fundamentals of a transaction, in the context of JDBC, Enterprise Java Beans and a database.
Submitted by admin on Mon, 2004-05-24 01:00
With Oracle Database 10g, there are some new arguments available for the dbms_stats package subprograms. Those parameters are as follows:
Submitted by admin on Mon, 2004-05-17 01:00
Advisors are the server components that provide you with useful feedback about resource utilization and performance. The most important of all advisors is the Automatic Database Diagnostic Monitor (ADDM). ADDM does analysis of the system, identifies problems and their potential causes, and comes up with recommendations for fixing the problems. It can call all other advisors also.
Submitted by admin on Sun, 2004-05-09 01:00
In this article (chapter) we will look at new features surrounding the DML commands INSERT, UPDATE, and DELETE.
Submitted by Donald K. Burleson on Sat, 2004-05-01 01:00
Just a few years ago, many senior Oracle DBAs detested Oracle Enterprise Manager (EM). Viewed as a crutch for beginners who could not memorize the command syntax, EM was largely ignored by the veteran DBA who preferred the ease and certainty of the SQL*Plus command-line interface. This is about to change.