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Getting started processing XML content with the XQuery Update Facility 1.0

DeleteXML, InsertXML, UpdateXML, appendChildXML, insertChildXML, insertchildXMLafter, insertChildXMLbefore, insertXMLafter and insertXMLbefore are dead (& deprecated) from…

Download Oracle VirtualBox VM with Database version 12.1.0.2

Somehow missed the announcement that the Oracle Development team refreshed (9/26/2014) the VirtualBox Oracle Database…

Ordina Open Wereld 2014

Werelds grootste IT conferentie, Oracle OpenWorld/JavaOne in San Francisco is voorbij. Meerdere Ordina mensen zijn…

MOTS Mini – The (partial) lineup

Click on the picture to enlarge Probably I forget people, but Gwen Shapiro isn’t on this picture or Graham Wood, therefore the mentioning by me of “partial” lineup. As you can see, although there is still a half day to go, this was an impressive gathering of experienced speakers… If you weren’t. Yep. You have [...]

C based XML tools in your $ORACLE_HOME

Being triggered by Laurent Schneider’s post “extract xml from the command line“; I completely forgot about the C-based XDK tooling you nowadays can find in your $ORACLE_HOME. You, probably just like me, weren’t even aware, there were some (C-based that is). Most of these are executable’s and not “just” Java tools, although xsql is a [...]