Steven Feuerstein reviews our book!

Steven Feuerstein, the PL/SQL architect at Oracle Corporation reviewed Michael Rosenblum and Paul Dorsey’s new book: Oracle PL/SQL Performance Tuning Tips & Techniques: I recently received a copy of Michael Rosenblum’s and Dr. Paul Dorsey’s latest book: Oracle PL/SQL Performance Tuning Tips

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Oracle PL/SQL Performance Tuning Tips & Techniques

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Dulcian’s Michael Rosenblum and Dr. Paul Dorsey have just completed another book for Oracle Press: Oracle PL/SQL Performance Tuning Tips & Techniques This book present a hands-on approach to enabling optimal results from PL/SQL. The book begins by describing the discovery

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Thoughts on Performance Tuning

Michael Rosenblum and I are writing a book about PL/SQL performance tuning for Oracle Press. I started thinking about the “big picture” ideas that everyone should know.  The following is the list that I came up with. If you have

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Oracle Dynamic SQL – generic search

From Michael Rosenblum’s blog a series of three posts on how to do a generic dynamic SQL search in PL/SQL with Native Dynamic SQL – the example does not use DBMS_SQL and uses bind variables to help optimize the query. In

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If you don’t ask, you will never find out why your system is performing poorly

We had a large operation that took up to a minute to run.  It was copying data to a staging area, running over a thousand data validation rules (~50,000 lines of code), and then formatting all of the validation errors

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The Challenge of Converting Oracle Forms to ADF (or other J2EE)

“How do I convert my Oracle Forms applications to…?” I have been getting this kind of question ever since JDeveloper 3.0 was released. As soon as BC4J (now ADF BC) was created, we started seeing the handwriting on the wall.

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Expert PL/SQL Practices for Oracle Developers and DBAs

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Expert PL/SQL Practices for Oracle Developers and DBA’s was released on August 1, 2011. It was written by 15 PL/SQL senior developers and DBAs. Since one of them is my colleague and friend, Michael Rosenblum (Misha), I got the chance to

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Creating a comma-separated list of items from a column

We needed to create a comma-separated list of items out of a column. We wanted “Red,Orange,Blue,Black,White”, and in the database we had Red Orange Blue Black White Grigoriy Novikov came up with a number of solutions: Solution 1: The basic

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Tree Navigation in Web apps

Anyone can make a tree display, but tree navigation involves much more. What you really want on a tree includes all of the following: 1. Only load nodes that are necessary. 2. Provide the option to reload every time the tree

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Oracle PL/SQL For Dummies

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Find tips for creating efficient PL/SQL code If you know a bit about SQL, this book will make PL/SQL programming painless! Do you need to get up to speed on PL/SQL programming?  Read this book to find out about code

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