Oracle – Capture OS Command Output Using Oracle External Tables

Case for the OS side: Some things are best done on the OS side and there is no question about that. Case for the DB side: Some things are best done on the database side and there is no question about that either. What if? Some things need the output of one in the other … Continue reading Oracle – Capture OS Command Output Using Oracle External Tables

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Get Operating System Name (Linux / UNIX / Windows) Using PowerShell

As I manage Oracle and SQL Server databases on both Linux and Windows, I sometimes need to determine the OS type before I work with the host so that I can do things conditionally in PowerShell. I looked around the Web and could not find a good example of how to get this information except … Continue reading Get Operating System Name (Linux / UNIX / Windows) Using PowerShell