Category Archives: Oracle

Free Commercial Databases as Far as the Eye Can See

Looks like with Oracle’s recent announcement all of the big names in the commercial database market have free versions that can be used in production environments. There is Sybase ASE Express Edition for Linux, Microsoft’s SQL Server 2005 Express Edition, … Continue reading

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Oracle Acquires Innobase

Though it didn’t seem to get noticed much in the main technical press, the acquisition of Innobase by Oracle is big news in the open source database market. Many of you may recognize Innobase as the company that produced and … Continue reading

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Alternative to all_objects in Oracle 9i and Up to generate rows

As Oracle guru Tom Kyte says of his daily Oracle experiences, I have learned something new about Oracle today. This trick works in Oracle databases 9i and up (like a fine wine this one will actually get better as you … Continue reading

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