view counter


Oracle PL/SQL (Procedural Language/Structured Query Language) resources, news, and support articles.

Win a Free Copy of Packt’s Oracle book

Gladly I would like to announce that Packt publishing has arranged a GiveAway contest for “Oracle Advanced PL/SQL Developer Professional Guide” especially and exclusively for the readers. It’s easy to participate and walk away with your copy.

PL/SQL Popularity

TIOBE tracks the "popularity" of programming languages.

WebSockets Introduction

The topic of WebSockets came up today, and it seems a good idea to qualify WebSockets in the blog beyond simply pointing folks to Kaazing. HTML5’s WebSockets are a great fix for the half-duplex world of AJAX. They certainly have the potential to be more scalable than current Comet solutions, and present a real-time communication alternative.

Q1 2012 Championship Playoff Results

You will find below the rankings for the Q1 2012 playoff; the number next to the
player's name is the number of times that player has participated in a playoff.
Congratulations first and foremost to our top-ranked players:

1st Place: Chad Lee, United States, wins an US$250 Gift Card.
2nd Place: Niels Hecker, Germany, wins an
US$175 Gift Card.
3rd Place: Ivan Blanarik, Slovakia, wins an US$100 Gift Card.

Result Cache Functions

I finally got around to cleaning up old contact me messages. One of the messages raises a question about RESULT_CACHE functions. The writer wanted an example implementing both a standalone schema and package RESULT_CACHE function.

SQL Server 2012

Life’s interesting, and as they say, “Things always change.” While there’s a great debate about the future of books and their usefulness in certain formats, there’s also a discussion about whether they should be free, cheap or pricey?

view counter