While working heavily on script automation I came across the issue of having an SQLPlus script with optional parameter. Oracle does not allow that by default, and one needs to use a dirty trick to make it work. Vladimir made a great article on how to achieve that. Thank you Vlad, this is really helpful.… Read More


Recently I’m heavily involved in SQL*Plus scripting automation tasks. I must admit that despite all the settings you may set and retrieve with SQL*Plus, it is a real pain to do some good automation with this tool. I’m very glad that Oralce continues to extend Oracle SQL*Plus features, but i must say that it seems… Read More