Thursday, April 23, 2009

BI, RDBMS x 3,


Now this is how to post a truly technical blog entry. One sentence of English at the start, one at the end, the rest is code: Bursting: Conditional delivery at the BI Publisher developer blog. A few less words and the blog would be entirely machine readable.


Ok, this next one, unlike the BI posting above,  this posting over at the Database Geek Blog has a whole paragraph up front before it goes into code: Use a Pipelined Function to Select Source Code Arguments.

also in the realm of PL/SQL and more generally in the realm of logic is Eddie Awad's posting (with links to Tom Kyte) on Why WHEN OTHERS THEN RAISE Can Be Harmful.

And finally a nice article on Miladin Modrakovic's Blog: Oraclue on Detecting Deadlock Source (Part 1).  Once again, almost all code, and very useful code at that. You can use his example to set up a deadlock and then try a variety of tools to see how well they do on tracking it down.


APC said...

Your URL for the Eddie Awad article is actually a duplicate of the previous Database Geek link.

Cheers, APC

Christopher Gait, Oracle Infogram Editor said...

I'm glad that someone is paying attention. Possibly not me. Thanks! I fixed it.

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