Philipp Salvisberg’s Blog

Database centric development

2019-07-06

Running utPLSQL Tests in SQL Developer

Introduction In November 2017 Jacek Gebal asked me if I could help to integrate utPLSQL into SQL Developer. In January 2018 we released the first MVP. […]
2019-04-08

Using DBMS_DEBUG in SQL Developer

Do you need to debug PL/SQL units in SQL Developer? You can’t get it to work because someone refuses to open TCP ports between your database […]
2019-02-17

MemOptimized RowStore in Oracle Database 19c

Since February, 13 2019 Oracle Database 19c is available. I blogged about this feature here and here. Time for an update. So, what’s new in 19c regarding the […]
2018-09-28

Regular Expressions in SQL by Examples

Are you reluctant to use regular expressions in SQL? Then continue reading. Examples helped me to understand regular expressions years ago. Thus I hope this collection […]
2018-08-28

SmartDB as of 2018-08-21

Introduction This is a transcription of the recorded Ask TOM #SmartDB Office Hours from August 21, 2018, where Bryn Llewellyn presented an updated, narrow definition of […]
2018-08-28

SmartDB as of 2018-06-12

This is a transcription of Bryn Llewellyn’s talk Guarding Your Data Behind a Hard Shell PL/SQL API—the Detail recorded at Kscope18. It covers the time between 08:06 to […]
2018-08-25

Use the Database as Persistence Layer Only

Using the database as persistence layer only is an anti-pattern. Praful Todkar applies this anti-pattern in How to extract a data-rich service from a monolith. Martin […]
2018-08-05

View-API for JOOQ Application

In this blog post I show how to build a read-only view-API for Oracle’s HR sample schema. And I will use this view-API in a JOOQ application. This […]
2018-07-23

Why Pink?

PinkDB is an acronym for “processing in knowing database”. In this blog post I tell you how I came up with the acronym and its meaning. […]
2018-07-18

The Pink Database Paradigm (PinkDB)

1. Introduction The Pink Database paradigm (PinkDB) is an application architecture for database centric applications. It is focusing on relational database systems and is vendor neutral. […]