Re: SQL-plus

From: Tim <>
Date: Mon, 02 Mar 2009 16:56:40 -0500
Message-ID: <b3e08$49ac5618$cef8ac46$19974_at_TEKSAVVY.COM>

ddf wrote:
> On Mar 2, 3:09 pm, Tim <> wrote:

>> Michael Austin wrote:
>>> Tim wrote:
>>>> 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] >>>> I'm not a DBA, I am a developer. And I don't have the memory to
>>>> remember 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.
>>> remember it all???  I still use google - after many many years as a dba
>>> -- I take the Einstien approach - try not to remember anything I can
>>> look up...
>> Try going into an interview and say that.- Hide quoted text -
>> - Show quoted text -

> I have. Your point?
> David Fitzjarrell

Well, I find if I go into an interview and can't answer questions, they assume I don't know it. And some questions are ridiculous, like what folder is this information kept in. Received on Mon Mar 02 2009 - 22:56:40 CET

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