If you were to look at your most frequently used applications, I am betting you would find Notepad and Paint fairly high on your list. Why is that? Sometimes you just want a ‘dumb’ program to do a very specific task. The last thing you want is a grammar checker or a utility to ‘out-think’ [...]
Toad for Oracle
News, tips, tricks, and other fun facts about the most popular Oracle database tool.
As we approach yet another release for Toad for Oracle, I thought it might be interesting to speculate what we might see going forward – whether that be in terms of months or years. Something I’ve always wondered is ‘just how long can this train keep running?’ It’s a personal and professional question for me, [...]
I thought it would be cool to include some personal stories and quotes from people who have had a good experience with Toad. So, please step up and give me some juicy bits to share with my readers! I have nothing to offer but your future celebrity as tens of hundreds of people stumble upon [...]
Yes, I know – the phrase is actually supposed to be the opposite, “Can’t See the Forest for the Trees.” One of the reasons English is such a hard second language to pick up apparently is all the idioms and non-literal phrases we use. So in case you’ve never heard this phrase before, it basically [...]
I frequently need to find a table in a particular SCHEMA, or even just anywhere in the database, that stores data of a specific datatype. This generally happens when a customer asks me, ‘Hey, does Toad support the ANYDATA|LONG RAW|CLOB|BLOB datatype?’ So I decide to find said table and just show them what the application [...]