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Identity Columns and Table Locks

In my “write less with more” presentation today at OUG Ireland 2016, I showed the ability to change an identity column from GENERATED BY DEFAULT AS IDENTITY to GENERATED ALWAYS AS IDENTITY with the START WITH LIMIT VALUE option. You can read about this option (and about identity columns in general) in detail in Write […]

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ilOUG Tech Days – My Experience

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Last week I participated in “ilOUG Tech Days 2015” – a two day conference of the Israeli Oracle User Group. It took place in a hotel in Haifa, and hosted more than 100 attendees and an impressive league of international and local speakers. It was a really great event in my opinion, well organized and […]

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ilOUG Day

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ilOUG, the Israeli Oracle User Group, is introducing a new and refreshing concept for its SIG meetings. On Monday, March 23rd 2015, there will be for the first time a meeting for the entire technological community, unlike the past meetings that were focused each time on a specific interest group (and therefore also small in […]

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Lecture on EBR

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In the next meeting of Oracle and ilOUG DBA Forum, on December 10th, I will talk about Edition-Based Redefinition, a powerful and fascinating feature of Oracle (added in version 11.2), that enables application upgrades with zero downtime, while the application is actively used and operational. I will explain how to use it, give some tips […]

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My seminars in Oracle Week

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This year in Oracle Week I have two full day seminars, which I believe are very important to anyone working (or planning to work) with an Oracle database environment: Oracle Database 12c New Features for Developers Oracle Database Objects Internals: Partitions, IOTs, Clusters and Much More

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Course Addendum

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I lectured about Oracle SQL and PL/SQL in a course lately. As always, some issues that had not been part of the planned scope were raised and discussed, so I thought to write short posts about some of them, for the benefit of the participants and everyone else that may find it relevant. These issues […]

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