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How to Reset Your SQL Developer Preferences/Settings

We store the application settings PER user. So find where your OS stores files for your OS user. These settings are stored HERE on Windows (…AppData\Roaming\SQL Developer): They are stored HERE on Macs and *NIX ($HOME\.sqldeveloper): Find the directory that corresponds with the version you are running and having problems with. Rename it. Restart SQL […]

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Discovering Foreign Keys in Oracle SQL Developer Data Modeler

Columbus didn’t exactly discover America. And we’re not really going to discover your long, lost foreign keys. But, we’ll do our best to guess where they might be. Our data modeling tool is often the bearer of bad news – your database doesn’t actually have any referential integrity defined. Oh, it’s defined somewhere, in the […]

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12c Temporal Validity Support in SQL Developer Data Modeler

Today’s question: can I design a table that takes advantage of the new Temporal Validity feature in Oracle Database 12c? Today’s answer: ‘Yes.’ In a nutshell: Temporal Validity Support lets you associate one or more valid time dimensions with a table and have data be visible depending on its time-based validity, as determined by the […]

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IS JSON or IS NOT JSON, That is VERY EASY to Figure Out

Working on some cool demos around JSON, ORDS, Oracle Database, JavaScript apps, etc. and I needed to load up a BUNCH of data to play with. Note the ‘other_tags’ column LOOKS like JavaScript Object Notation (JSON). There are JSON standards – should the key name and value strings be double or single quoted, etc. To […]

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SQLcl: Using the new CTAS Command

How often do you need to build a new table to test something out? How often have you typed CREATE TABLE AS SELECT… If the answer to both of those question is ‘quite a bit Jeff!,’ then continue reading. In SQLcl, we have built a new command simply called ‘CTAS.’ So let’s try it out. […]

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Connecting to the Oracle Cloud: Database as a Service (DBaaS)

This post will show how to connect to your Database as a Service environment running in our Oracle Cloud using Oracle SQL Developer. The screenshots below and demonstration steps are written with version 4.1.1 of SQL Developer. We (Oracle) basically have 2 types of Database services you can run in our cloud: Schema – known […]

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