2013-10-20
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Trivadis PL/SQL & SQL CodeChecker Released

In August 2009 Trivadis – the company I work for – released the first version of their PL/SQL & SQL Coding Guidelines. Back then we made our PL/SQL assessments based on interviews and checked the code against our guidelines using Code Xpert, SQL*Plus scripts and some manual/visual checks. You may imagine that […]
2013-07-28
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Trivadis PL/SQL & SQL CodeAnalyzer Released

A month ago I had a talk about “Extending the Oracle Data Dictionary for Fine-Grained PL/SQL and SQL Analysis” during the ODTUG Kscope13 conference in New Orleans. Oracle data dictionary views as DBA_IDENTIFIERS or DBA_DEPENDENCIES are in many cases sufficient to analyze static PL/SQL and SQL code within the Oracle database. But what […]
2013-01-03
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Loading Historical Data Into Flashback Archive Enabled Tables

Oracle provides via OTN an import solution for FBA (Flashback Data Archive also known as Total Recall). The solution extends the SCN to TIMESTAMP mapping plus provides a wrapper to existing APIs to populate the history. However, issues like using a customized mapping period/precision or ORA-1466 when using the AS OF TIMESTAMP […]