Category: cool stuff

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Data Security with VPD in Oracle EBS

Enhance data security by using VPD and EBS Profile Options to prevent viewing of sensitive data.  In this example we will look at blocking employee SSN or National Identifier, as they are called in EBS, in PER_ALL_PEOPLE_F .  As most people familiar with Oracle EBS know, there are a number of delivered views that have embedded security.  Take …

ACEA, cool stuff, Database, Migration, Oracle, SQLDev

Database Objects Compare: Grants, Types, and Owners

On Tap for Today: I had a chance to have a little fun today browsing these database tables: sys.obj$, sys.objauth$, sys.user$, and table_privilege_map. This last migration, the result of at least two other blogs posts, has forced me to think about how we do object migrations.  It’s one of the few times that we had …

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Let The Games Begin! – #Kscope14

We kicked off KScope 14 with a great Community Service event with the Nature Consortium.  If you saw my tweet earlier, we HANDLED that Himalayan Blackberry.  I’ve got some of that stuff or a very close relative growing in my back yard, so I felt really good pulling that stuff out.  Not to be beat …

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AT&T Wireless Home Phone (Nothing to do with Oracle Stuff)

I was in the AT&T store recently helping my dad pick out a new iPhone when I came across the AT&T Wireless Home Phone system. It’s that little box right with the antennae (obviously I got one). Pros: it’s portable (I can take this device with me and connect to any regular phone), it can …