Category: Oracle


Permalink 07:34:46 pm by guy, Categories: Oracle , Tags: oracle xe
Here is one for the notebook... by default the web interface for Oracle 10g Express is limited to localhost connections only. To change it to allow remote connections you can execute: EXEC DBMS_XDB.SETLISTENERLOCALACCESS(FALSE); Start the sql comm… more »


Permalink 09:37:46 pm by guy, Categories: Software Development, Oracle, Random Stuff
Oracle date formats are another annoying aspect of Oracle. Why is it that in SQL Server I can format my dates almost any way I want and it will figure things out itself, but in Oracle I have to explicitly format my dates? Here is an example of the… more »


Permalink 09:55:53 pm by guy, Categories: Windows, Oracle, Random Stuff
Today I got involved in a task to collect the configuration and state of our Dell/EMC SAN. As part of the Dell support contract we are eligible for full service SAN software updates for the first year. Dell sent us a utility called "Lasso" to automatic… more »


Permalink 09:53:05 pm by guy, Categories: Software Development, Windows, Oracle
The Oracle database client annoys me. I've been waiting a long time to get this out. I'm already feeling a bit better just starting to type this.When you write an application (for a Windows OS) shouldn't it be an easy task to install the database l… more »
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I'm a generalist, at least if I'm honest. In my job I am primarily a developer, but also a sysadmin, and (as little as possible) technical support. I know a little about a lot of things, a lot about some things, and everything about nothing. Here I will post random learnings...


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