Real Time SQL Monitoring Support in Oracle SQL Developer [Video]

thatjeffsmith SQL Developer 5 Comments

I had a pretty good week of presenting at Open World this week. 3 solo presentations, all well attended. But in one, I had a technical issue – that’s code for I was having problems because I was using the wrong database connection – when trying to show off the Real Time SQL Monitoring support feature in Oracle SQL Developer. …

Oracle SQL Developer: a Video Tour of its Major Features

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What is Oracle SQL Developer? If you’re brand new to Oracle or are just now discovering the joys of using a GUI over the command-line interface, this video will show you a high level overview of SQL Developer’s main feature areas. Those include: an IDE for querying, scripting, debugging, and executing statements and programs a database navigation tree and object …

SQLDev Trick: SHIFT+Hover to Peek Into a Stored Proc

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I’m poking around an unfamiliar schema or environment. I’m not sure what these procedures do. I could open them, but I’m lazy and I don’t want the tool to open another document/window. The ‘mystery’ code: These programs are self-documenting as they have the most awesome names ever! I’m guessing that one package will blast my enemies?, but I’m not sure. …