"The days that APEX will only run on data that’s inside the database are really over. Of course, this is still (and will be) the main implementation of the tool. But we don’t have to anymore." -- Whitehorse's Strategic IT Advisor Douwe Pieter van den Bos
"Acquiring data in realtime is not going to be our problem, and if we can use the stage tables directly for reporting then we can say 'job done' and not worry more," says Rittman Mead's peter Scott. "Our problems arise if we need to do significant work on the staged data to report over it."
"With the help of the EclipseLink DBWS framework it is very simple to generate Web Services based on SQL statements, a table, or a PL/SQL Procedure without knowing or writing any Java code," says Oracle ACE Edwin Biemond