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The first time you consider it, it may seem a strange idea to put a database into source control but, on reflection, it makes sense. The reason to do so is the same reason that you put anything else in source control: to be able to revert to previous releases with minimal effort. Imagine that, after you release version 1.0… Continue Reading →

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Introduction The benefits source code control brings to application development are so well and so long understood that even lone hobbyist developers will tend to employ a source control system. Database source control on the other hand is not yet common practice everywhere. This article will look at the benefits that source controlling database code brings to Oracle development teams…. Continue Reading →

All Things Oracle Full Articles, Database Administration, Database Development

Introduction A common problem that Oracle developers and DBAs encounter when looking at deploying Oracle schema and data changes is interacting with many different Oracle environments. A team or several separate developers could all be working towards getting some new features into the database. Usually a test environment will sit between development and production, and further down the line is… Continue Reading →

All Things Oracle Full Articles, Database Administration, Database Development