Tag Archives: documentation

Oracle Documentation: The broken links fiasco continues…

So I was just patting myself on the back for finishing my website clean up, then I happened on a few pages with broken links to Oracle documentation. That annoyed me, but I figured I better do a quick scan to see how many broken external links I had. The first attempt was a complete […]

Let me search the Oracle documentation for you!

You sometimes get questions that are easily answered by a Google search, so you give people a link to lmgtfy.com, like this. http://lmgtfy.com/?q=Oracle+11gR2 As a homage to lmgtfy.com I’ve created a documentation search. http://www.oracle-base.com/search/ If you specify your search it gives you a URL you can pass to others. When they use the URL it […]

SQL Sharing Criteria…

I’m a big fan of the Oracle documentation, but sometimes things go astray. A recent question by Aman Sharm about SQL sharing critera highlighted this… In the 8iR3 manual, the decision process for finding matching SQL is listed as: The text string of an issued statement is hashed. If the hash value is the same […]