Re: Oracle newbie questions

From: Matthias Hoys <>
Date: Thu, 28 Aug 2008 21:09:32 +0200
Message-ID: <48b6f7e8$0$2854$>

"es330td" <> wrote in message
>I am a 14 year SQL Server DBA/developer. My company has a web based
> enterprise application we license to clients and up until they have
> all used SQL Server backends. We have an RFP on the table to license
> the software to a new client but they want to use Oracle 11g as their
> datastore. In addition to MSSQL, I've done development/design work in
> the past on Informix and DB2 so adapting to a new RDBMS should be
> straightforward. That said, I am going to have to convert a number of
> stored procedure from Transact SQL and have never written anything in
> PL/SQL. I have about a month to get the application up and running on
> Oracle. (Note that 95% of the logic is in the webpages and only
> limited stored procedure are used throughout the site.)
> I went to and registered and then downloaded Oracle
> Database 11g Release 1, Oracle Database 11g Release 1 Client and
> Oracle Database 11g Examples
> Oracle appears to have an installation guide to get me started (IT is
> configuring a clean W2K3 install for me) but I'm sure I am going to
> need some reference materials for Oracle, especially PL/SQL. If
> anyone know of any books they like they can recommened I would
> appreciate it.
> This system will be W2K3 and Oracle 11g
Every book written by Thomas Kyte:


Matthias Received on Thu Aug 28 2008 - 14:09:32 CDT

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