Java and JDBC for Oracle DBAs – Part 5: Spring-Boot, JdbcTemplate & DB migration (Using FlywayDB)

Today we’ll be looking at Spring-boot and a tools which developers use to migrate databases, FlywayDB. We’ll also look at how you can automate grants towards our two roles (which we created in part 3) whenever new tables are created.

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Java and JDBC for Oracle DBAs – Part 4: Your first JDBC Application

This is the fourth blog in this blog series which I have called “Java & JDBC for Oracle DBAs”. Now we are finally ready to start to develop towards the Oracle database we created in part 1, and schemas we created in part 3.

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Java and JDBC for Oracle DBAs – Part 3: Git, Oracle schemas and your first Java application

Finally we have come to the point where we start to create some Java code. First we’ll install Git, the most widely used modern version control system. We’ll continue to download some code from GitHub to create our Oracle schemas, and then we’ll create a very simple – but our first – Java application. We’ll test compiling and running our code both from Eclipse and from Maven. Finally we’ll extend our application to use the JDBC driver and connect towards our database and our new database schemas.

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Java and JDBC for Oracle DBAs – Part 2: Java, Eclipse, Maven & JDBC

Today I’ll continue with my series on creating an Java and JDBC test application for Oracle DBAs.

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Java and JDBC for Oracle DBAs – Part 1: Oracle Database in Docker

Working together with Java developers I sometimes have to test aspects of the JDBC programming. When cooperating with the Java developers it is also very convenient to know some Java. In this blog series I’ll describe how you can build your own Java test application, and how you can get a little more acquainted with the Java world. The blog series will not be a tutorial in Java. You can find several Java tutorials on internet (for instance –

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Scripts: Tanel Poder´s TPT script out on GitHub

Tanel Poder have uploaded his TPT script to GitHub. If you have never looked as his script I highly recommend spending some time on them. You’ll find them at:

OUGN Bergen Spring Seminar 2018

Now you can download the slides from the OUGN Bergen spring seminar at Bergen Media City the 31st of May 2018.

PLSQL: Anonymous block to reset out-of-sync (too low) sequence

I wrote a short little PLSQL to fix an out-of-sync sequence issue. For some unknown reasons, there was stored primary key values in the database which was way larger than the currval for the dedicated sequence.
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