Category Archives: Databases

#SQL to find dependency between tables in #Oracle database

By | August 26, 2018

There are times when we need to find which are the tables that depend on a given table. This is useful when cleanup or archiving jobs have to pe performed and the interconnection of constraints is becoming a nuisance. Lucky for us in the case of Oracle database is quite simple to search through all… Read More »

Investigate #Oracle #deadlocks

By | May 10, 2018

Sometimes we may end up having some application resources competing for the same resource on our Oracle database. This is usually the case when some exclusive resource must be allocated or updated as in the case of database based locking mechanisms. If there are code issues we may end up in a deadlock situation when… Read More »

#Microsoft SQL Server: Database #Replication (Mirroring) deprecated and replaced by #SQL Availability Groups

By | February 5, 2018

It looks like the Microsoft SQL Database Mirroring a feature I used a lot and for which posted a step by step tutorial that proved to be very popular was deprecated by Microsoft. In a news article on Microsoft site the alternative is presented “Basic Availability Groups (Always On Availability Groups)”. I will summarize in… Read More »