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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 →

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We’re interested in knowing which Version Control Systems Oracle database teams use to store their database scripts, please help us by taking our quick poll: What is Source Control? Source control (or version control), is a system which tracks and retains an incremental history of changes to a set of files. Source control systems can be used in many types… Continue Reading →

Application Development, Database Administration, Database Development, Polls

ClariFit’s Martin D’Souza partnered up with Dimitri Gielis from APEX Evangelists to enter the Oracle Social Network (OSN) Developer Challenge competition at Oracle Open World. Despite the short amount of development time these two Oracle ACE Directors (and All Things Oracle experts) used their APEX talents and won the competition! Jake, from the OSN team posted a great recap article about the competition. OTN also… Continue Reading →

APEX, 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 →

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Introduction Attendees to this year’s ODTUG Kscope conference had the opportunity to get involved in a live software development experience on the Red Gate exhibition stand. The entire stand was turned into a mini development lab to create a prototype for a new tool which will make it easier to put your schemas under version control. Watch the video Over… Continue Reading →

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There is a crest in the road leading up to Red Gate HQ which has prompted a discussion on our forum about how fast someone would need to be traveling to ‘take off’ while passing over the crest. We decided that ‘taking off’ simply meant the tyres leaving the surface of the road for any amount of time. A group… Continue Reading →

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Find out how we got on over the three days: [day 1] [day 2] [day 3] Attendees to this year’s ODTUG Kscope conference will have the opportunity to get involved in a live software development experience on the Red Gate exhibition stand (stand no. 424 – 425). Attendees will provide input to go from zero to first prototype in 3… Continue Reading →

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Here at Red Gate we have installed an extra security measure to help prevent unauthorised access to our Oracle server room. Our server room has no windows, the air vents on the wall are for the air conditioning units and the room (or any light in the room) cannot be seen through them, and the door is solid steel. A… Continue Reading →

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There’s a nice pond near to Red Gate HQ, and now that it’s spring, the place is full of life. The frogs in the pond are the most active, and constantly annoy the old Toad with their agility. The frogs’ latest trick is to form a line of 8, and then leap over each other to end up in 4… Continue Reading →

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