Oracle Password Repository

I checked this tool today : http://sourceforge.net/projects/opr This tool provide a simple way of not hardcoding passwords in shell scripts. Hardcoding passwords in shell scripts is a bad practice. The source code may be shared by many developers, may resides on unsecure servers (CVS), may be printed, etc… The passwords may change often too. This […]

Installation Oracle on Suse Linux Enterprise 10

How neat is Suse! I downloaded the DVD SLES10 on Novell.com. At the installation time, appart from Gnome, Development, X Window, there are a few new categories. One of them is called Oracle Database, and guess what, it installs all what I needed for Oracle. It creates an oracle account, with oinstall as primary group […]

indian readers

I am aware indian and pakistan ISP did block access to blogspot blogs. There are some workaround available on google, for example to access my site from Pakistan, you may be able to use pkblogs http://www.pkblogs.com/laurentschneider I am quite sad about this, I used to have a lot of access from India in the past […]