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Using ANYDATA in Oracle 9i
by Shraddha Pandya
First introduced in Oracle 9i, ANYDATA is a "self-describing data instance type" which means it not only holds the value, but it also holds its own data type within each instance of it.
When to use ORDER in Sequences in PL/SQL
by Shraddha Pandya
You may need to use ORDER to force sequence numbers to be output in the order of request when you're using them for timestamping.
Quick Script Monitors Application-generated SQL
by Jason Bramsden
This script was written to monitor a program whose process life was only a few seconds. It runs forever and only outputs that SQL which is generated by the program as it's running.
Creating Oracle Table and Column Names that Start with an Underscore
by Amit Jain
The SQL syntax to create these tables is similar to that of creating any other table—with a slight difference.
Predicate Pushing
by Shraddha Pandya
Oracle supports the pushing of predicates into a given view.
Workaround for the SQL DISTINCT Clause
by Srinath MS
The SQL DISTINCT clause isn't case sensitive, which means that your query might end up pulling records with different cases.
Returning a Random set of Records
by Parthasarathy Mandayam
Find out how to use the NEWID() function to return a random set of records.
Remove MS SQL Server Completely
by Larry Sawchuk
Microsoft has several different versions of SQL and occasionally an install fails or an upgrade fails and normal uninstallation is impossible.
Using the ElementPath Capability in SQL Reporting Service 2005
by Jayadev D
Using the ElementPath tag increases your risk of losing Fields when the data source is refreshed. Find out how to workaround this quirk.
How to Backup an SQL Server Database in a Shared Network Location
by Jaya Nehru Kumar
This workaround allows you to back up shared network locations in the SQL database.
Retrieving a Single Value from a Database
by Nathan Broslawsky
This PHP function pulls a single field from a single record in the database once the MySQL connection has already been established.
The Value of Data Archiving
by Navin Varma
This simple table design modification helps you avoid lots of misery in your production environment.
Determine Whether a Table Has an Identity Column
by Jaya Nehru Kumar
A simple, single line of code helps you determine whether a table has an identity column.
Changing Column Names in Oracle
by MS Sridhar
Oracle does not have a mechanism by which you directly change column names. But this workaround is quick and efficient.
Fetching the Last Entered Records in Oracle
by MS Sridhar
Oracle provides an easy way of retrieving the last records entered in your database.
Speeding Up Table Creation Activity
by Girija Nanduri
Find out how to speead up the creation of tables by using the nologging keyword.
Retrieve the Month's First Day for a Date
by Amit Vij
This code shows you how to retrieve the month's first day for a date.
Fetching Even and Odd Records in Oracle
by MS Sridhar
This tip will help you understand how to apply the mod function and use it to obtain even and odd records from columns in Oracle.
Identify "Drop Out" Columns Used in Stored Procedure Definitions
by Jaya Nehru Kumar
Find out an incredibly easy way to identify dropped out columns used in stored procedure definitions.
Count the Number of Rows in Two Tables Using a Single Query
by Sanjay Agarwal
Learn three different ways to count the number of rows in two tables using a single query.
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