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Automatic Oracle 10g Startup and Shutdown at Ubuntu Linux system boot

Set the restart flag to “Y” in /etc/oratab, from something like this dbname:/u01/app/oracle/product/10.2.0/db_1:N to something like dbname:/u01/app/oracle/product/10.2.0/db_1:Y Copy&paste the boot script code that follows into /etc/init.d/dbora (the file dbora doesn’t exists, so create it) and modify the bold values to reflect your installation: #!/bin/sh # description: Oracle auto start-stop script. # # Set ORA_HOME to [...]

Auto increment Integer Value on Oracle Database (10g)

Using databases it is often useful to have rows identified by a unique numeric value (mainly for ID columns), no matter what the value is. If, like me, you have a background of MySQL (where auto increment values are easy like saying AUTO_INCREMENT) but for some reasons you have to develop something on Oracle Database [...]

A List Apart – Survey 2008 for people who make web sites

Last year nearly 33,000 developers, designers, editors, … took the survey. Now it’s out the 2008 edition. The data gathered by the 2007 Survey spotlighted the identikit of the “person who make web sites”: male (82,8%) white (84,6%), aged between 25 and 32 years (43,6%), from United States (48,1%) and developer (25,3%). The full findings [...]