DBMS_UTILITY.FORMAT_ERROR_BACKTRACE and the perils of the RAISE statement

Since dbms_utility.format_error_backtrace has been available from Oracle 10g this isn’t another what it ishow to use it post. Instead I will be taking this opportunity to discuss a nuance of dbms_utility.format_error_backtrace that you may not be aware of. dbms_utility.format_error_backtrace reports the call stack back to the exception or the last raise statement which if you […]

Using INSERT ALL with related tables

In this article I will demonstrate a method where the INSERTALL statement can be used to insert rows into two tables that are related by a foreign key constraint. The following example was developed and tested using the Pre-Built Oracle Database App Development VM which at the time of this post used Oracle Database  & SQL […]

PL/SQL FizzBuzz

One of the popular exercises when learning a new language is to develop a FizzBuzz program. This is where you print out the all the numbers from 1 to 100 except if a number is a multiple of 3 you print out Fizz and if the number is a multiple of 5 you print out […]