We’ve had another great year. Multiple product updates, 127 posts, and LOTS of questions asked and answered. Since it’s that time of year, here’s your, ‘lazy writer, popular posts’ update 🙂
Based on overall site traffic in 2014, your favorite posts from this year are:
One of our most valuable resources, a free VirtualBox image providing an Oracle 188.8.131.52 Multitenant Database – plus SQL Developer, Oracle REST Data Services, APEX, already setup and running for you. And a bonus, all of the Oracle Learning Library labs. Hands-on type instruction.
Get a new machine at work? Want to move over your stuff? Can’t recall all of your passwords? Here’s how to grab THOSE too.
Need to generate source files for all of your database objects?
How to export more than one BLOB in one step.
Instead of running SQL Developer inside the VM, you might want to run it on your host OS and connect to the database that’s running on the vm. Here’s how to do just that. Hint: port forwarding!
Fellow Oracle nerd and beer aficionado David Schleis suggested I add a general, ‘Ask a Question’ page to my site, and about 500 questions later, I’d say that’s a success 🙂
You don’t need an Oracle Client to take advantage of TNSNames when making connections using SQL Developer!
Want to debug a pl/sql object? Here’s how to start the debugger.
The Data Modeler is available as a stand-alone application OR you can run it inside of SQL Developer. Here’s how to do the latter.
How to configure Oracle SQL Developer to work with the Oracle Client, AKA ‘thick connections.’