Category Archives: Oracle


Reminder: Data Masters Meetup – Amazon RDS

Just a reminder that the next Data Masters meetup event is coming up, this Thursday, June 26, 7pm at the Miami Innovation Center at 1951 NW 7th Ave in near the University of Miami medical campus. We will be in the first floor conference room (just inside the  main doors and to the right).  Just [...]


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Amazon RDS: New Data Masters Meetup Event

It’s been a while, but we are BACK!  The next Data Masters meetup event is coming up June 26 at 7pm. At this event, we will learn all about Amazon’s cloud database solution, RDS.  We will dive into running databases in the cloud with Amazon’s RDS, where you can easily create data stores in the [...]


Dynamic Date Generator From PL/SQL Table in Oracle

Ever need to create a report against against a time series of data, for which not all dates in the range you need are represented?  I’m sure that anybody charged with building data-centric reports have hit this from time to time.  These are the times when you wish you had a cool date generator, such [...]

View Calls Function Returns PL/SQLTable Consists of Row


Is Postgres On Par With Oracle?

Somebody posted this question on Slashdot recently: http://developers.slashdot.org/story/13/07/13/0018224/ask-slashdot-is-postgres-on-par-with-oracle Now, while I personally tend to believe that there is merit to questions like this, its unfortunate that the inevitable flame war that begins in the comments has simply become…well…. tiresome. I think the original poster of the question legitimately wanted to know what is the feature [...]