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Flag your database objects

18 Feb 2022

Flag your database objects! KeepTool 15 Tools for Oracle databases has been released for more than a month now. In this blog article we will introduce one of various new features and you should not underestimate it. We will show you how you can flag your personal subset of database objects by assigning an appropriate […]

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KeepTool 15 new features and improvements

06 Dec 2021

KeepTool 15 new features and improvements KeepTool products are valued by application developers, database administators and application users for their intuitive GUI, steep learning curve and rich features. Customers are using our tools for more than 20 years now and we try hard to improve with every new release. In conjunction with the release of Microsoft’s […]

Oracle schema dependencies screenshot

Oracle schema dependencies

19 Apr 2021

Oracle schema dependencies is the topic of our newsletter. We are defining them by the following decree:

Two database schemas

Escape Unicode characters in SQL script

Escape Unicode characters in SQL and Filter expression editor

07 Dec 2020

In this post we introduce two new features of KeepTool 14.2.0. INSERT scripts generated by Hora now may escape Unicode characters in SQL. Furthermore, we want to show the new filter expression editor that allows you to easily formulate complex client-side filter expressions. Escape Unicode characters in SQL Unicode characters cannot be represented in the […]

Oracle SQL execution history

SQL execution history – retrieve and re-execute

31 Aug 2020

Besides other new features, KeepTool 14.1.6 comes with a new main menu item “Extras|SQL execution history” to retrieve SQL from execution history.  It opens a dialog that allows you to retrieve SQL commands from execution history and optionally, copy a selected statement to the Windows clipboard. The new dialog is much more powerful than its […]

Recent Oracle connections grouped by host name

Database by hostname grouping

08 Mar 2020

Database by hostname grouping is a new feature introduces in KeepTool 14.1.4. Each of our tools comes up with a connect dialog that displays most recent connections. Each connection may be either an Oracle SQL*Net connection, or a Direct TCP/IP connection. This list can be organized by History, i.e. most recently usage Database, i.e. either […]

ER Diagram creation improved again in version 14.1

16 Dec 2019

ER Diagram creation for Oracle databases can be automized by our KeepTool ER Diagrammer that is part of the KeepTool Enterprise Edition. In an instant, the tool creates a properly arranged Entity-Relationship Diagram by reverse engineering your database. This is very useful for data modelling, understanding an unknown legacy database, and for documentation purpose. The [...]

Oracle blocking session analysis

26 Apr 2019

Oracle blocking session analysis is a most common task in many database systems having a high concurrency between Oracle sessions and update contention. If a database session blocks a record for an extended period of time, this can have highly negative consequences – even affecting a productive system in the worst case. It is therefore […]

Oracle Excel export/import enhancements

01 Feb 2019

Over the last years, KeepTool has developed powerful import and export functions to make the use of Excel files in combination with Oracle databases as convenient as possible. In the latest edition, version 14, these features have been enhanced through additional useful functions. KeepTool thereby offers comprehensive functionality when working with Excel files. Oracle Excel […]

Oracle master detail data view

KeepTool 14 new features and enhancements

25 Jun 2018

KeepTool 14 comes with more than 40 new features and numerous enhancements KeepTool is considered a Swiss Army knife for administrative and programming tasks related to Oracle databases. The software supports all Oracle features, and its use is self-explanatory and incredibly simple. “Time and time again, our users confirm that they find their bearings immediately […]