Re: SQL-plus

From: Tim <>
Date: Mon, 02 Mar 2009 07:48:06 -0500
Message-ID: <1261c$49abd586$cef8ac46$14509_at_TEKSAVVY.COM>

Michael Austin wrote:

> Tim wrote:
>> Robert Klemme wrote:
>>> On 01.03.2009 23:38, Tim wrote:
>>>> Michael Austin wrote:
>>>>> Tim wrote:
>>>>>> Michael Austin wrote:
>>>>>>> Tim wrote:

>>>>>>>> Why do I get different types of interfaces when I install
>>>>>>>> different versions of Oracle?
>>>>>>>> I just installed a version of 10g, personal edition and the
>>>>>>>> interface for SQL-plus is just a windows command prompt.
>>>>>>>> Other times, with different versions, there were actual
>>>>>>>> applications that had buttons for executing statements or
>>>>>>>> retrieving statements.

>>>>>>>> Why is there such a difference in this feature?
>>>>>>> So, are you looking for something like Oracle SQLDeveloper?  It 
>>>>>>> is a different product.
>>>>>>> That is also why they have XE, PE, SE and EE.. they bundle 
>>>>>>> different stuff together...
>>>>>> Thanks. But other versions of Oracle had a version of SQL*Plus 
>>>>>> that was a Windows version with a UI.
>>>>> sqlplusw != sqlplus
>>>> Well OK, although I think it was referred to as such. Is there any 
>>>> way I can get a sqlplusw.exe for my version of Oracle 10g?
>>> I'd rather not want to.  The Windows application is flawed.  The 
>>> command line version is much better, for example, it has command 
>>> history.  Just forget this Windows thing.  I am hearing, Oracle 
>>> removed it in 11g anyway.
>>> Just my 0.02EUR
>>>     robert
>> Well thanks for your advice but, since no one else has convinced me to 
>> prefer command line tools, I think I will continue to use the UI based 
>> one. It is much better.
> real DBAs don't GUI.... :)
> but if you must, download Oracle's SQLDeveloper (also works with DB2 and 
>  SQL Server) - I also have used DBVizualizer (free download)

[Quoted] [Quoted] I'm not a DBA, I am a developer. And I don't have the memory to remember [Quoted] all of the commands for Oracle, and all of the other things I have to know to develop J2EE applications.
If that is your main focus, you can remember it because you are using it every day. I am using Javascript, JSP, Java, Hibernate, JDBC, etc. Received on Mon Mar 02 2009 - 13:48:06 CET

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