Bulk Load an Oracle Table from CSV via REST

thatjeffsmith ORDS 4 Comments

I have 1,500 rows I need to shove into a table. I don’t have access to the database, directly. But my DBA is happy to give me a HTTPS entry point to my data. What do I do? Let’s look at a Low-Code solution: Oracle REST Data Services & Auto REST for tables. With this feature, you can say for …

More SET SQLFORMAT fun in SQLcl

thatjeffsmith SQL Developer 13 Comments

DELIMITED text files are popular ways of passing data around. CSV anyone? The C stands for ‘Comma’ – regardless of what your smug European friends may have told you 😉 #TonguePlantedFIRMLYInCheek Anyways, in SQL Developer, when using the export dialog to get a DELIMITED export for your dataset, you can set the delimiter and the string enclosure for your columns. …

A Quick 4.1 Trick: SET SQLFORMAT

thatjeffsmith SQL Developer 58 Comments

One of your favorite SQL Developer ‘tricks’ is the ability to pre-format query output. So instead of getting standard output back, maybe you want query results to come back as CSV. But using that requires you to add code to your existing SQLs. Maybe instead it would be cool to set the overall script output format? Now that we have …