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  • The one ORDS command you NEED to know!
    ords config list –include-defaults That’s it. Goodbye! I’m kidding, there’s more. But if you don’t feel like reading anymore, bookmark this post and return when you’re ready. Assuming you have ORDS installed, you too can execute the ords config list –include-defaults command to reveal almost all the configuration settings for your ORDS installation. Here is what my configuration…
  • ORDS, JavaScript, the Fetch API, and HTML
    I found JavaScript and HTML code here and here and “remixed” it to work with one of my sample ORDS APIs. Here is the result: Impressive, no? Care to try it out? Read on friend! References I’ll front load with all the necessary stuff. That way, you can bounce if you don’t feel like reading. … Read more
  • Tinkering: a SQL script for the ORDS_ADMIN.ENABLE_SCHEMA procedure
    Post-ORDS installation Once you’ve installed ORDS, you need to REST-enable your schema before taking advantage of ORDS (I used to forget this step, but now it’s like second nature). RESOURCES: I’ve discussed ORDS installation here and here. I’d check both pages if you’re unfamiliar with it or want a refresher. ORDS.ENABLE_SCHEMA / ADMIN_ORDS.ENABLE_SCHEMA While logged into your … Read more
  • ORDS install considerations: choosing the correct host, port, service name, and pluggable database when the database is in a podman container
    The other day, I wrote about how I had to start from scratch on my podman containers 😢. I’m now at the step where I need to reinstall ORDS in these two new database containers (21c and 23c). And since I’m doing this install yet again, I figured I would point out some things I’ve … Read more
  • Podman container is unhealthy with Oracle database images
    Problem Description You’re working with podman containers (maybe like me – the ones from the Oracle Container Registry), and when you execute the podman ps command, you see something like this in the standard output: In this case, I already had another container with an Oracle 21c database; that one was healthy. I previously wrote up a … Read more