2024-06-15

IslandSQL Episode 8: What’s New in Oracle Database 23.4?

Introduction In the last episode, we looked at some features in PostgreSQL which I miss in the Oracle Database. The IslandSQL grammar now covers PL/SQL and the related DDL statements. The implementation was more complex than expected, mainly because of the incompatibilities between PostgreSQL and the Oracle Database. I will probably deal […]
2024-03-23

IslandSQL Episode 7: DML Statements in PostgreSQL 16 and What I Miss in Oracle Database 23c

Introduction In the last episode, we covered DML statements in SQL*Plus/SQLcl scripts for the Oracle Database 23c. The IslandSQL grammar can now also handle PostgreSQL 16 DML statements in psql scripts. In this blog post, we will look at some features in PostgreSQL 16 which I miss in the Oracle Database 23c. […]
2024-01-30

IslandSQL Episode 6: DML Statements in Oracle Database 23c

Introduction The IslandSQL grammar now covers all DML statements. This means call, delete, explain plan, insert, lock table, merge, select and update. In this episode, we will focus on new features in the Oracle Database 23c that can be used in insert, update, delete and merge statements. For the select statement see […]
2024-01-12

IslandSQL Episode 5: Select in Oracle Database 23c

Introduction In the last episode, we extended the expressions in the IslandSQL grammar to complete the lock table statement. The grammar now fully covers expressions, conditions and the select statement. In this episode, we will focus on optimizer hints and new features in the Oracle Database 23c that can be used in the […]