Create a Clone DB from Backup on the Same Server (or remote)

Hi, I wanted to create a post series about cloning/duplicating database on the same or remote servers. There are so many options and combinations about this like rman duplicate database with/without  target/source db connection, rman restore using backups, ASM to OS or OS to ASM, same server or remote server, OMF or regular file naming

PLSQL and Flashback Data Archive Problems.

Hi, I have written about flashback data archive before. if you didn’t read please check these post first. I’ve already mentioned about some problems on my second post but these are not kind of problems which will stop your work. The problem I am about talk is that kind of problem. From my

SQL Macro Part2 column_value = nvl(:param, column_value)

Hi, Since I am working on “SQL Macro”, I am keep testing things. so please see my previous post: as mentioned in previous post, is it possible to get rid of column_value = nvl(:param, column_value) conditions? since they become a huge pain in big and complex queries. I provided a very cumbersome solution in

Flashback Data Archive Problems!

Hi, if you don’t know about flashback data archive you can check this post first: I mentioned about flashback data archive (FDA) in that post and really flattered it. Well, maybe I shouldn’t! FDA is really fast dml tracking method but thanks to Peter Schlaeger, I noticed some potential problems and “some” solutions. Few