I have a PL/SQL block of code – I wonder where most of the time is being spent to execute it? Well guess what? The PL/SQL team has given us an interface to answer this exact question. The PL/SQL Hierarchical Profiler does 3 things of note: Reports the dynamic execution profile of your PL/SQL program, organized by subprogram callsAccounts for SQL and PL/SQL execution times separatelyMakes me feel like an idiot whenever I try to…

When building your RESTful (Web) Services in ORDS, you assign a ‘Source Type’ for your handlers. What you pick here is important, but when in doubt, probably go with Collection Query. The selection you make here has a big impact on how ORDS formats the response. In general, you give us some SQL or PL/SQL. We execute it, get the response, and turn it into {JSON}. It’s a bit more complicated than that though, so…

LIQUIBASE does ‘Source Control for your Database.’ It’s an Open Source project that allows you to capture changelogs for your database, including Oracle. What we are doing: Extending the support for Oracle to include all schema object types Building an interface directly into SQLcl via a new LB (LIQUIBASE) command Generating the changelogs for you and managing rollbacks plus the ordering for the changelogs to avoid database object dependency errors. A Quick Demo I said…

You have some data in an Oracle Database in your data center or laptop or docker or VirtualBox or…you get the idea. And, you have an Autonomous Data Warehouse or Transaction Processing (ADW & ATP) Database running in the Oracle Cloud. How do we get your data from your ‘old’ database up to your Cloud? If you have SQL Developer and access to Data Pump, then you can our wizards to make this a bit…