Querying the Oracle REST Data Services for your Oracle Database

thatjeffsmith ORDS 0 Comments

So you’ve installed ORDS, you’ve REST enabled a schema, and you’ve started publishing some RESTful Services. Now, how do we go about seeing what’s what? You could browse… You could search… Or you could query the data dictionary! I’m going to look at USER_ORDS…stuff. We have _MODULES, _TEMPLATES, and _HANDLERS – most of what you’ll want is there. SELECT name, …

‘Modeling’ View Dependencies in SQL Developer Data Modeler

thatjeffsmith SQL Developer 8 Comments

Today’s question: Please let me know how can I represent relation between view and base table in ER diagram created using sql datamodeler version4. So I know what the person is getting at here. They want to see the dependencies. Generally speaking, there are no actual relations between views and tables. Exception: you CAN define foreign key constraints on VIEWS, …

How to Synch your Oracle SQL Developer Data Model to a Different Database

thatjeffsmith SQL Developer 5 Comments

First a couple of quick notes: You can synchronize your model or your database and generate an ALTER script When you import one or more objects from a data dictionary to your model, it ties that model to that particular database So the challenge presnted is: who do I compare my model against a different database and generate an ALTER …

Oracle SQL Developer Data Modeler Primer: Navigating Designs, Models, and Diagrams

thatjeffsmith SQL Developer 15 Comments

It’s worth a few moments to get your bearings when using a new program. Or maybe you’ve been using SQL Developer Data Modeler for awhile now, and just haven’t taken the time to understand how designs, models, and diagrams are handled. This short post will fill in a few gaps and increase your comfort level with the tool, so please …