Saturday, November 20, 2010

Oracle Databases Adobe pdf Searching

One of my favorite activities is to uses Oracle databases for adobe pdf searching.  This is a great way to quickly find archived data that a specific branch of my company needs.  Here are two ways to make indexing easier.

Naming Convention of PDF
It is important to save files under a specific naming convention that will allow people to quickly find pdfs based on search words.  Group one high level word with the specific title of the pdf.

Content on PDF
For documents that may be more numbers than words, it is important to include a title and description for each area of the PDF.  This is especially useful for accounting and bookkeeping documents.

Advantages and Disadvantages of Oracle Database

When it comes to breaking down the advantages and disadvantages of Oracle database you have to start with the fact that Oracle is the world's largest enterprise software company.  Larry Ellison founded this company on certain principles and he has continued to be the market leader by abiding by them.

One of the main advantages is reliability and adequacy of the database upon four major elements.

For the results of a specific transaction the execution ais either all engaged or retracted.

The transactional results are not visisble to other transacts until the transaction is finished.

Databases goes from one valid state to another valid state.

Results of a transaction have permanence.

Oracle continues to acquire other competing companies that accel specific areas to improve on its products.  That is another major advantage.

VMware Oracle Application Server

Oracle's VMware division is known for their application server.  It is a great way to accelerate e-business.  The deployment of the e-business suite on the VMware infrastructure is one of the key aspects that separates this product from its competitiors.

Here is a great link that has a white paper and multiple deployment guides:

This should really help everyone get a better grasp of what the VMware Oracle application server can do for their respective businesses.

Microsoft ODBC Driver for Oracle Download

I have been getting a lot of requests for the location of the "Microsoft ODBC Driver for Oracle Download." 

Here's the location of the download:
Download Link

Here's the description from the page:
The ODBC .NET Data Provider is an add-on component to the .NET Framework. It provides access to native ODBC drivers the same way the OLE DB .NET Data Provider provides access to native OLE DB providers. The ODBC .NET Data Provider is intended to work with all compliant ODBC drivers but only the following drivers have been tested with the ODBC .NET Data Provider:
  • Microsoft SQL ODBC Driver
  • Microsoft ODBC Driver for Oracle
  • Microsoft Jet ODBC Driver