isqlplus and sqlplusw desupport

isqlplus and sqlplusw (gui sqlplus windows) will be desupported in 2010. Read Note 359855.1 and Note 359859.1 on Metalink. Oracle recommends migrating to Raptor (SQLDeveloper) or to Application Express (HTMLDB) or command line sqlplus. Oracle Support apparently does not know that Raptor changed name before going to production, well, names change so often, it is […]

dba workshop

Last week I gave an internal 2-days dba course. All three students had good experience of filesystem backup and unix, but hardly any oracle experience. I figured out recovery is more complex than I thought! By explaining to other, how often do you realise do you do not know the answer yourself? It has been […]

OCM 10g

The 10g OCM practicum, expected for 2004, is now officially launched. Oracle Database 10g Certified Master Exam Well, depending on your country, you will get a ORA-06502: PL/SQL: numeric or value error: invalid LOB locator specified: ORA-22275. In this case, just change your country to United States. Then you will see the details. If you […]