Month: January 2015

Database, Oracle, SQLDev

Close Multiple Connections in SQL Developer

ThatJeffSmith has already shown you how to clean up your Connections window in SQL Developer by using Folders. If you are like me, you may have multiple open connections to various database instances or to the same one for that matter, and maybe you want to close a certain set of connections. By using folders, …

Database, Oracle

Pattern Matching – Regular Expressions Part 1: META Characters

What are Regular Expressions? Regular Expressions are methods of describing both simple and complex patterns for searching and manipulating. We uses META Characters to define the construct of the search criteria and Oracle’s implementation is an extension of the POSIX (Portable Operating System for UNIX). The following post is will give the reader an overview of …