Python and the Oracle Autonomous Database: Three Ways to Connect

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Watch the deep dive videos: Part I Part II Part III …incoming Welcome back I finally had a break in my PM duties to share a small afternoon project [I started a few weeks ago]. I challenged myself to a brief Python coding exercise. I wanted to develop some code that allowed me to connect … Read more

Where to learn SQL: a Slack message

What follows is a response I sent via Slack to one of our newest UX Designers. She comes to us by way of another sister business unit within Oracle. She was looking for some resources on where to learn/get better acquainted with SQL (Which for a UX and/or UI designer, I think is a really … Read more

An intro to using Oracle SQLcl on Mac

Did you know you can use Homebrew to install Oracle’s SQLcl on Mac? I just realized this about a week ago (always the bridesmaid, never the bride‚Ķamirite??). Homebrew First you’ll need to install Homebrew (I’m sure there are other ways to install SQLcl, but installing through Homebrew was a breeze). You can install Homebrew on … Read more

Using Python Pandas to turn ISO Country Codes into a string to use as values for a SQL Query

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Summary, code, resources Problem While querying a table (based on this dataset) with SQL, you realize one of your columns uses 3-character ISO Country Codes. However, some of these 3-character codes aren’t countries but geographical regions or groups of countries, in addition to the actual country codes. How can you filter out rows so you are left … Read more