encrypt with openssl

I want to avoid cleartext password on my filesystem I encrypt my password with a secret key echo tiger | openssl enc -aes-256-cbc -k MyKey -out $HOME/myconfig Whenever I call a script, I pass the secret key sqlplus scott/$(openssl enc -d -aes-256-cbc -k MyKey -in $HOME/myconfig) Of course you still need the key {MyKey}, but […]

One more obscure syntax

As 10g introduced MODEL, which is mostly used to impress your colleagues but seldom used in production, 12c has a new syntax, MATCH_RECOGNIZE I gave it a first try to recognize trends in EMPs salaries over hire date. SELECT ename, hiredate, sal, trend FROM emp MATCH_RECOGNIZE ( ORDER BY hiredate MEASURES CLASSIFIER () AS TREND […]

Google Reader end of life

For those of my readers who were using Google Reader, here are my comments 1) backup your data, read this : https://support.google.com/reader/answer/3028851 2) for the web gui, there is a one-click migration to Feedly : http://feedly.com 3) you can import the OPML (Outline Processor Markup Language) file from Google Takeout into Microsoft Outlook (right click […]