Posts in the Oracle category

  1. Oracle JDBC, TIMESTAMP and WebRowSetImpl

    December 29, 2010

    A colleague at work had an interesting problem recently when retrieving a result set from an Oracle 10.x database via JDBC and translating it into XML using the com.sun.rowset.WebRowSetImpl class. The basic code was something like this: ResultSet rset = stmt.executeQuery(“select * from ..”); WebRowSetImpl wrs = new WebRowSetImpl() ; wrs.populate(rset) ; wrs.writeXml(System.out) ; All…

  2. Oracle on OS/X – Part 2

    February 19, 2009

    In the first part of this article, I explained how to get VirtualBox running on an Intel Mac with Ubuntu server installed and running as the operating system. However, the point of all of this is to get an Oracle XE server running on the Mac so in this second installment, I’ll explain the remaining…

    published in Oracle, Technology

  3. Oracle on OS/X – Part 1

    February 17, 2009

    [Update on 2010/4/9: Scott Ball has written a nice update to this with some really useful additional information, particularly if you want to use Ubuntu 9.x … his post is here. — E.] I’ve been using an Apple Mac Book Pro as my private laptop for a couple of years and it’s a great machine…

    published in Oracle, Technology