(Stephanie Herr) The easiest way of explaining how a DevOps approach to database deployment can dramatically speed up the process is to use the term ‘shift-left’. By performing, or at least preparing for, all the processes and tasks that are necessary for deployment as soon as possible in the develo
(Michael Otey) Flash storage adoption, cloud computing’s growth, Linux’s increased importance and broader big data integration are a few trends that stand to affect SQL Server users this year.
(Troy L Coleman) When IBM decides to remove a function from DB2 for z/OS (or any DB2 offering), it’s generally publicized in in the DB2 for z/OS announcement letter. See the DB2 12 for z/OS announcement letter, for instance.
(Joe Pluta) In a previous article, I discussed how naming conventions really help in database design and programming, and in so doing I touched upon the concept of the field reference file. Field reference files are an easy way to make sure your data elements are consistent, but I’ll bet you didn’t
(Ahtesham Shaikh) In this article we will see some of the interesting facts about data type string.
(Hannes DuPreez) My friend and I had an interesting conversation a couple of weeks ago. We spoke about the advancement of technology and how we are so fortunate to live in this day and age. Who would have thought that Back to the Future 2 and the Terminator franchise would be playing out during our
(Ben Nadel) Yesterday, in my post about adding retry logic to bulk updates in PouchDB, I made use of a recursive promise chain. Recursion is a difficult topic on its own; as are Promises; so, putting the two together is enough to make one’s head hurt.
(Ben) The Oracle TO_DATE function is one of the most common and useful string manipulation functions in Oracle, but it can be confusing. I’ll explain how to use the TO_DATE function in this article.
(Dbaharrison) Now if you’ve read a few of my blog posts over the past few years you’ll know i have an ongoing hate/hate relationship with anything to do with charactersets.
(Hemant K Chitale) Building on a previous blog post (you could read it before or after this post), here’s a quick demo of a caveat or quirk with V$RMAN_BACKUP_JOB_DETAILS.