Re: Deprecated features in 12c

From: Mladen Gogala <>
Date: Mon, 25 Aug 2014 15:56:55 +0000 (UTC)
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On Mon, 25 Aug 2014 15:19:54 +0200, Peter Schneider wrote:

> Am 25.08.2014 00:07, schrieb Mladen Gogala:
> [...]

>> In Oracle 12c we still have the schizophrenic with two job mechanisms.
>> Of course, the manual says that DBMS_JOB is deprecated, but Oracle
>> itself still uses it, which means that it is sort of not deprecated
>> after all. The same thing applies to the type "LONG":

> I think that these are not going away anytime soon - removing support
> for them would break a gazillion applications out there.
> Regards Peter

Well, DBMS_JOB can easily be emulated using DBMS_SCHEDULER, which is much more powerful, all encompassing batch framework. I really don't see what would be broken by merging DBMS_JOB and DBMS_SCHEDULER.

Mladen Gogala
The Oracle Whisperer
Received on Mon Aug 25 2014 - 17:56:55 CEST

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