Yes, SQL*Loader is Faster at Loading Records

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Someone asked on StackOverflow how to get loading a 1,000,000 records to be faster in SQL Developer. My answer was basically, don’t use SQL Developer to load 1,000,000 records, use SQL*Loader. Now, I also reminded folks that you can USE SQL Developer to build your SQL*Loader scenario. There’s 2 ways actually: Query existing records, export to Loader (Keep Reading this …

Data Modeler Tip: Assigning a SCHEMA to Your Objects

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Was helping someone on Stackoverflow this morning, and thought you might enjoy seeing this process as well. PROBLEM: You’ve created a schema script, you’ve generated the DDL, and you ran it on your brand-spankin’ new database. Except. Except, you ran that script as SYS, and your schema scripts didn’t have a SCHEMA defined. So you’ve corrupted your SYS schema!!! How …

Two SQL Developer Tricks: DBMS_XPLAN and Code Templates

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We recently (18.2) added a new way to generate execution plans in SQL Developer – we generate a call to DBMS_XPLAN for the SQL ID at your cursor position. DBMS_XPLAN is a package, and one of it’s procedures is ‘DISPLAY_CURSOR’: This table function displays the explain plan of any cursor loaded in the cursor cache. In addition to the explain …

Video: Explain Plan, Execution Plan, AutoTrace, and Real Time SQL Monitoring

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15 minutes overview of how to use these features in Oracle SQL Developer: Get an Explain Plan Customize the display of the plan Get a cached plan Use DBMS_XPLAN Compare Plans Use Real Time SQL Monitoring Use AutoTrace. And if you want an awesome video, MUCH more in depth about how to read a plan, then I suggest this from …