Oracle Challenge #2 Solution

Apparently, quite a few people ran into this situation before, so I got a few correct answers  (some on Twitter, some on LinkedIn, and some as comments to the original post).

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Oracle Challenge #2

I posted my first challenge almost 2 years ago and there was a lot of interest in it. Today I post another one.

Many years ago I saw this strange thing and it took me some time to realize what’s going on. Since then I ran into this scenario a few times, solving it instantly (and make a good impression at the same time).

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Analyzing the Listener.log

A little bit more than a month ago I spoke at OSWOUG event (and wrote this post about it). In the event, Jared Still talked about free tools for Oracle database. He basically said that there is a lot of stuff out there on the internet, and if you can’t find what you need, then write it and publish. So I couldn’t find what I need, and I wrote it, and now I publish (thanks Jared).

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ODC Appreciation Day – Plan Statistics

If you don’t know that by now, OTN (Oracle Technology Netowrk) has changed its name to ODC (Oracle Developer Community), so OTN Appreciation Day becomes ODC Appreciation Day.

This initiative started by Tim Hall from ORACLE_BASE last year. In this day, every blogger writes something to thank Oracle for. You can read about the concept and “rules” here.

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