Daylight Saving Time (DST) demystified Featured

Petek, 3. junij 13:30 - 14:15
Težavnost: Basic
Dvorana: A
Področje: Database

In Germany, the discussion of the cancellation of the daylight saving time is in full swing. But what does such a change mean for the database and the already stored timestamps? How does the database know when to change from summer to wintertime?

This presentation focuses on the topic of Daylight Saving Time (DST) and explains how it is realized in an Oracle Database, including the following items:
• Update of the Timezone Files respectively application of DST Updates
• Impacts on the existing data and how to update them
• Impacts on Data Pump Exports and Transportable Tablespace operations
• Application of DST Updates for the OJVM component

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Christian Gohmann
Trivadis Germany GmbH