I’ve written about Open Source and Oracle in the past

but thought I would remind everyone that open source is a good place to

go for new tools. Instead of starting from scratch, it sometimes helps

to see if someone has done something already. My philosophy is to not

reinvent the wheel if I can avoid it.

Here are a few open source tools that might help you:


DBAShell, by Crispin Bivans, is a project based around Shell functions and scripts designed to make it easy for DBAs to use Databases in a command line environment. Currently supported is

Oracle with ksh and bash on AIX, Solaris, Linux. The code base itself

is 3 years old and has been in use in Production environments all of

that time.

Features include:

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