Monthly Archives: March 2006

Sudoku

Today I came across a link on how to solve sudoku puzzles using sql. It is written in T-SQL in SQLServer2000, but the code is published, so there is no reason for it NOT to be converted to PL/SQL so that it can be used in an Oracle database too ;-).

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SET

Today I was browsing through my old favorites and I came across a really nice and short game I used to play just about every day: SET. They have a Daily Puzzle for you to resolve. On this site you can also find a daily puzzle for the some of the other games they have: […]

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Oracle 10g XE

According to the Oracle website there are 2 versions available of the 10g XE database. Oracle Database 10g Express Edition (Western European) and Oracle Database 10g Express Edition (Universal). It appears, after trying to install Qute, that the Western European edition differs from the Universal edition not only by the char setting (Single Byte LATIN-1 […]

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RSS feeds

Damn, my feed reader blew up on me today. It lost all my subscriptions. But luckily I was able to find almost all of my subscriptions again, at least my active ones. And even some new ones ;). I need to make sure my subscription list is being backed up, even if it is just […]

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Google under fire…

Today I came across two articles on (big) companies starting to attack Google. First one I read was that Oracle Whips Google-like Search into Shape for Enterprises. Oracle says that they found a blind spot that Google has left unexplored. They want to provide a google-like interface for the users to find the information they […]

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