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8 Replies Latest reply: Jan 9, 2009 3:39 AM by SueHarper RSS

SQL Developer Enhancement - DBMS_JOB/DBMS_SCHEDULER

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In "Connections navigator" (where Tables, Views, Indexes etc are shown), it will be nice to have a leaf showing "DBMS_JOB / DBMS_SCHEDULER" details.

- SQL Developer Early Adopted Release 5
- OS Windows XP
- Oracle Connection to Rel 10g
  • 1. Re: SQL Developer Enhancement - DBMS_JOB/DBMS_SCHEDULER
    429923 Journeyer
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    This was on our initial list of objects we wanted to include but it got dropped off. We do hope to add it in for our first, post-production release.

    -- Sharon
  • 2. Re: SQL Developer Enhancement - DBMS_JOB/DBMS_SCHEDULER
    user482336 Newbie
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    Is this still a goal? I would love to see this functionality in the sql developer. This is turning out to be a very good product.
  • 3. Re: SQL Developer Enhancement - DBMS_JOB/DBMS_SCHEDULER
    592819 Newbie
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    Was this ever re-considered?

    The team I work for is split between SQL Developer and PL/SQL Developer (Allround Automations); myself and another guy on my team are continually trying to find reasons to get the other (more senior) developers into trying SQL Developer.

    Avocado
  • 4. Re: SQL Developer Enhancement - DBMS_JOB/DBMS_SCHEDULER
    -K- Guru
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    There are a couple of feature requests for this on the SQL Developer Exchange where you can vote on. Displaying jobs in the tree is currently scheduled for a future release.

    Regards,
    K.
  • 5. Re: SQL Developer Enhancement - DBMS_JOB/DBMS_SCHEDULER
    592819 Newbie
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    Thanks for the tip; I will vote.

    Sincerely,

    Avocado
  • 6. Re: SQL Developer Enhancement - DBMS_JOB/DBMS_SCHEDULER
    480488 Newbie
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    More than 2 years later and we're still being encouraged to "vote" for it. I think the "vote for it" is a platitude designed to end the constant stream of improvement requests.
  • 7. Re: SQL Developer Enhancement - DBMS_JOB/DBMS_SCHEDULER
    480488 Newbie
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    Sorry, pretty close to THREE YEARS and not 2.
  • 8. Re: SQL Developer Enhancement - DBMS_JOB/DBMS_SCHEDULER
    SueHarper Oracle ACE
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    It's an accepted feature and we do plan to do it at some point.

    In 2008, we released 1.5 and incorporated many of the feature requests from the Exchange. In fact, SQL Developer 1.5 was primarily released to address feature requests. Our next major release is 2.0 and the focus of that release is the Data Modeling, which again was a request from the Exchange. If you sort the requests on the Exchange you'll notice that most of the highest weighted features are in a release or scheduled for a release. I understand that time passes and we seem to have overlooked your request, we have not. There are many factors involved when adding features to a release and to releasing products. Even features scheduled for a release may be withdrawn if they are not functioning as we would like. It's a balance. Even now there are features in the product which provide enough functionality for some people while others say they should not yet have been released as they're incomplete.

    I should also add that SQL Developer is aimed at the database developer, so features that might be deemed to be DBA-type features, are not currently high priority, as Oracle provides Enterprise Manager for that audience. Where your votes are then crucial to us is that we can take the top ranked features to the executive management and we have evidence they're highly desired within this product. Just yesterday we spend a little time reviewing requests and we start by ranking them on your votes. This is why we ask you to vote on existing ones and not to raise new duplicates.

    Your input on the forum and Exchange has been really useful to us, and I hope you can continue to realize it's benefit.

    Regards
    Sue Harper

    Product Manager