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Collation in Oracle using NLS_SORT

Yesterday I attended a technical presentation on Character Sets. As I told the presenter afterwards, to me attending this meeting was like reading the Kitab-i-Iqan (book of certitude) and then looking at religious history – it was the key that suddenly made everything else clear. I had come across the terms Character Set, Character Encoding, collation, […]

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StackOverflow answers your programming questions

Today I discovered a nice service for getting quick answers to programming questions. I had come across StackOverflow.com before, but I actually had a question to ask now so I signed up and asked it. Within an hour, I had some responses, and in two hours I had many possible answers that would all work for […]

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