Category Archives: OCIML

2014

So, how was 2014 for me, in tech at least? Pretty good. It has been quite an interesting experience adapting to an all-proprietary tech stack (database, language, IDE, job scheduler) but I feel I am finally getting a grip on … Continue reading

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Strange Datetime Problem

While working on my unit tests, I came across a sporadic failure in inserting and selecting Datetimes to the database, so I wrote a quick test harness to see what’s going on: This fails about 3% of the time, for … Continue reading

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OCI*ML: Make Test

Before resuming feature implementation in OCI*ML I thought I ought to tighten up the test suite a bit, so I have started on a make test target, including some utilities for generating large test datasets, which should be useful elsewhere. … Continue reading

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Oracle 12c Launch Event (3)

This is the third segment of my series of posts on interesting new features in Oracle 12c. In this I will cover enhancements to RAC, DataGuard (DG) and RMAN. Application Continuity (AC) is the next logical step in Oracle’s existing … Continue reading

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August

As of today I am on gardening leave, and I intend to spend the time productively (after taking a long-planned and well-deserved holiday next week!). In no particular order: Update this blog more regularly, I have some posts that I … Continue reading

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Quick histograms

Having come back to actively working on OCI*ML recently, it’s time I cracked on with some more features (I have been promising LOBs for a long time, sorry to anyone who’s still waiting). Just to get warmed up, inspired by … Continue reading

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OCaml 4 beta

OCaml 4 beta 2 has been released, and so I quickly tested OCI*ML with it. Only a couple of minor tweaks were necessary, due to the following changes: Some .cmi for toplevel internals that used to be installed in`ocamlc -where` … Continue reading

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