Oracle Corp. announced Oracle’s comprehensive e-business vision and strategy for the retail industry — focused on reducing costs, simplifying information technology (IT) complexity and providing a consistent 360-degree view of business — has the support of major partners, including the “Big Five,”
By Peter Coffee – If there’s one thing that a Java development platform should be able to produce and host, it’s a first-rate integrated Java development environment. Many candidates for that title have come through eWEEK Labs, but Oracle Corp.’s Oracle9i JDeveloper 5.0 (which we reviewed in its lat
By James Niccolai – QUEST SOFTWARE HAS consolidated several of its Oracle database management tools into a unified product called Quest Central for Oracle, a move that one analyst said could make life easier for database administrators.
By Ben Heskett – Oracle on Tuesday officially said it would alter the pricing methods for its business applications, after the news leaked out weeks ago. Executives said the plan could save customers 25 percent to 75 percent on license fees.
Assume, you want to load an enormous amount of photos (image files) into an Oracle database, then SQL*Loader can do this easily for you. SQL*Loader is the tool to load the entire content of an operating system file into one LOB column. Image files, that you are loading with SQL*Loader are referred t
By Jim Giordano – Here is a shell script that will list all the Oracle users that are logged in to all databases on your HP-UX machine.
By Joris Evers – ORACLE will end support for its Version 10.7 business applications suite in June of next year, despite customer requests for another extension, an Oracle executive said.
By René Steiner – Oracle introduced powerful queuing mechanisms where messages can be exchanged between different programs. They called it Advanced Queuing AQ. Exchanging messages and communicating between different application modules is a key functionally becoming important as soon as we leave the
This tip comes from Don Beeler – Automatic create file for ad_dd.register_table and ad_dd.register_column
By Kevin Poulsen – If the marketing message suffers from one flaw, it is this: It isn’t exactly true. In December, U.K. security researcher David Litchfield revealed that a common programming error — a buffer overflow — was present in Oracle’s application server, potentially allowing hackers to ga