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Bert Scalzo
Follow /11 Aug 2014 at 8:28pm / Oracle Blog

Engineering Better PL/SQL

PL/SQL is a great language. It’s relatively simple to learn, is well integrated with the Oracle database, and can often be the most efficient way to perform complex or large scale database operations. In fact PL/SQL is so useful, it’s difficult...
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Bert Scalzo
Follow /24 Apr 2014 at 3:40pm / Toad for Oracle Blog

Toad Database Browser Magic

Six years ago I wrote a blog titled “ Yet another Little Toad Gem ”, where I exposed a really cool Toad Database Browser feature that very few people, even long time users, realize exists – the ability see cumulative statistics/totals...
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Bert Scalzo
Follow /24 Apr 2014 at 2:52pm / Toad for Oracle Blog

Toad Schema Browser Magic

Four years ago I wrote a blog titled “ Under-Utilized Toad Feature #1 ”, where I exposed a really cool Toad Schema Browser feature that very few people, even long time users, realize exists – the ability perform intelligent/contextual...
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Bert Scalzo
Follow /21 Apr 2014 at 3:29am / Toad for Oracle Blog

TOAD’s Forgotten Favorites

Like most TOAD users I love the Schema Browser – it’s where I spend at least half my Toad time. But just like many TOAD users I find myself jumping around tabs, back and forth, and all around. So I wish TOAD could let me just organize a collection...
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Bert Scalzo
Follow /21 Apr 2014 at 3:04am / Toad for Oracle Blog

Free Toad Webcast Tuesday April 22nd 10 AM PST

https://software.dell.com/event/tips-to-help-your-developers-and-dbas-simplify-their-job862618/ Tips to Help Your Developers and DBAs Simplify Their Job Date: Apr. 22, 2014 Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM PST Duration: 60 Minutes Event...
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Bert Scalzo
Follow /20 Apr 2014 at 2:49pm / Oracle Blog

Useful Virtual Box Virtual Machine Script

Many DBA’s and developers are now routinely using Oracle Virtual Box virtual machines to simplify database research and even development. I am one of those people. I also use VMware’s Workstation too. Today I’m sharing my Windows FIX_VDI...
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Bert Scalzo
Follow /20 Apr 2014 at 1:57pm / Oracle Blog

Useful VMware Virtual Machine Script

Many DBA’s and developers are now routinely using VMware Workstation virtual machines to simplify database research and even development. I am one of those people. I also use Oracle’s Virtual Box too. Today I’m sharing my Windows FIX_VMDK...
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Bert Scalzo
Follow /28 Mar 2014 at 1:55pm / Toad for Oracle Blog

Free Toad Webcast Coming Soon

Webcast: Discover the Top 10 Most Useful Toad Features Date: Thursday, April 10, 2014 Time: 10:00 a.m. PT / 1:00 p.m. ET Register for the Webcast Discover how you can make your job easier than ever with tips for using the most valuable...
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Bert Scalzo
Follow /26 Mar 2014 at 8:51pm / Oracle Blog

The New Best PL/SQL Book

Every so often I get the honor to review some great new books by world renowned authors. This past month Steven Feuerstein (whom I respectfully refer to as Mr. PL/SQL) has yet another new PL/SQL book out – Oracle PL/SQL Programming, 6th Edition...
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Bert Scalzo
Follow /21 Mar 2014 at 6:26pm / Toad for Oracle Blog

Developing High Quality PL/SQL Code via Toad for Oracle

Toad for Oracle users often ask “How do we build high quality PL/SQL using Toad for Oracle?” Of course what they really are asking is “How can Toad integrate into our PL/SQL development process to improve it, or what new processes can...
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