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Signing off - see www.ora600.org

Posted by kurt van meerbeeck 2005-07-14

DUDE has found a home ...

I'm happy to announce Miracle A/S will be the new home for DUDE. For support contact http://www.miracleas.dk

Posted by kurt van meerbeeck 2005-06-04

DUDE will not be open sourced !

Due to the sensitive nature of this tool it will not be open sourced nor will it made be publicly available.

Posted by kurt van meerbeeck 2005-04-12

DUDE : heuristic scan

- DUDE can now extract data without the need for a valid system tablespace (data dictionary)
- a best guess is done for datatypes using a heuristic scan if no datadictionary is available

Posted by kurt van meerbeeck 2005-04-05

DUDE : IBM AIX & Sun Solaris

- began testing on IBM AIX and Sun Solaris (8i & 9i)

Posted by kurt van meerbeeck 2004-06-20

Dude now supports Oracle 9i ASSM tablespaces

- added routines to extract data out of blocks in 9i ASSM tablespaces
- ASSM or Automatic Segment Space Management in Oracle 9i puts extra metadata in the blocks to keep track of free space

Posted by kurt van meerbeeck 2004-03-14

DUDE : new features and commands

- automatic datafile number resolving
- automatic dictionary parsing at startup
- added 'dump TABLESPACE' command
- ascii flatfiles now use owner.tablename as filename instead of OBJECTID
- bug solved regarding OBJECTID/DATAOBJECTID
- bug solved regarding multiple datafiles/tablespace
- added option for user defined field separater
- rewrote I/O buffers : circular buffers instead of linked list
- integrating routines for LITTLE ENDIAN platforms (currently only BIG endian)
- adding routines for new Oracle 9i datatypes

Posted by kurt van meerbeeck 2003-07-21

DUDE : update after a long time

- the DUDE project is still alive !!!
- for more info contact me ...

Posted by kurt van meerbeeck 2003-07-21

jDUL will be renamed to Ora*DUDE

I renamed the program to "Ora*DUDE - DUDE, where's my data !" ... DUDE stands for Database Unloading by Data Extraction.

Posted by kurt van meerbeeck 2002-05-18

Routines for dumping clustered tables are working

After a long break, finished up on unloading clustered tables - this means that jDUL can now unload tab$, col$ & user$ necessary to create a dictionary

Posted by kurt van meerbeeck 2002-05-18

Succesful unloading of data dictionary

I'm happy to announce that I'm now able to unload tables containing CHAR, VARCHAR2, LONG, DATE and NUMBERS.
Also the ability to dump the datadictionary (obj$, user$, tab$ & col$) is almost working ...

Posted by kurt van meerbeeck 2002-01-18

Succesful unloading of data dictionary

I'm happy to announce that I'm now able to unload tables containing CHAR, VARCHAR2, LONG, DATE and NUMBERS.
Also the ability to dump the datadictionary (obj$, user$, tab$ & col$) is almost working ...

Posted by kurt van meerbeeck 2002-01-18