Pull up a chair and enjoy what turned out to be one of the highlight interviews of the 10th D: All Things Digital conference, which is essentially Ellison very, very unplugged:Comments Off on Larry Ellison Tells It Like It Is: The Full D10 Interview (Video) | Filed in Oracle | Tags: video
Have you utilized SOAP or RESTful Web Services in your Oracle Application Express application? If not, Marcie Young, consulting curriculum developer at Oracle, shows you how. It’s easy and all wizard driven [Docs].
In the following three screencasts, Marcie goes through the steps to create and use a manual SOAP Web Service reference as well as a RESTful Web Service reference with and without a bind variable.2 Comments | Filed in Oracle | Tags: apex, video, webservice
A BLOB data type stores unstructured binary large objects. A table column with a BLOB data type can be used to store all types of files such a documents, spreadsheets, images and plain text. You can manage BLOB columns by easily adding file upload and download functionality to a form you create using Oracle Application Express (APEX).
The following is a screencast to demonstrate:
I recorded the screencast on Windows 7 and Oracle APEX 4.0 that comes pre-installed with Oracle Database Express Edition 11g Release 2.
But first, here is the code that I used in the screencast:Comments Off on Create an Application to Upload Files Using Oracle APEX, In Less Than 10 Minutes (Video) | Filed in Oracle | Tags: apex, howto, video
In this video, James Gosling, best known as the father of the Java programming language, provides some wisdom about Java and software development for students. In short, Java is easy to learn especially to people who have not done software programming before.Comments Off on Want to Learn Java? Hear What the Father of Java Has to Say About It | Filed in Oracle | Tags: java, video
A good overview of the most common types of database backups and how they compare to each other.Comments Off on Database Backups in 10 Minutes (Video) | Filed in Oracle | Tags: backup, video
In this two part video, Stephane Faroult talks about “the basics of Oracle Performance Monitoring, and how you can get fancy (and even useful) reports without spending a fortune”. Stephane also demonstrates “how to install the (free) statspack utility and how some web resources can help you generate the reports you need for proactive monitoring”.2 Comments | Filed in Oracle | Tags: performance, video
In this video interview with ZDNet.com.au, Kyte explains how many questions he receives equate to “my car won’t start”. “I’m going to do it to you — my car won’t start, why? Give me the solution. I’m not going to tell you what errors I see on the dashboard; I’m not going to tell you if I filled the car up with gas recently; I’m not going to tell you if it’s making a noise or not making a noise; but my car won’t start, why not? There’s insufficient data to even begin to answer a question like that.” Kyte also explains how the internet has changed how questions are asked, and how he doesn’t reply with RTFM.Comments Off on This is How You Should Ask for Help | Filed in Oracle, Tips | Tags: asktom, tom kyte, video
It’s a secret. I cannot talk about it because I, and all the Oracle ACE Directors who attended the product briefing at Oracle HQ yesterday, signed a Non-disclosure agreement (NDA).
In the following video, you will see the Oracle ACE Directors in the briefing room, eating, drinking and then riding a bus to head down to Monterey to attend ODTUG Kaleidoscope:
Can you name the Oracle ACE Directors that you recognize in the video?9 Comments | Filed in Oracle | Tags: aced, odtug, video