DBMS_METADATA in utilities manual

Just found out that all the good documentation for the DBMS_METADATA package is in the Utilities manual.  I’ve just been looking at the “PL/SQL Packages and Types Reference” manual for the details of how to use DBMS_METADATA.  I’ve been handcuffing myself for years.  There are lots of good examples in the Utilities manual.  In the 11.2 manual it is chapter 20 “Using the Metadata APIs”.

DBMS_METADATA lets you extract the SQL needed to recreate tables, packages, etc.

– Bobby

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I live in Chandler, Arizona with my wife and three daughters. I work for US Foods, the second largest food distribution company in the United States. I've been working as an Oracle database administrator and PeopleSoft administrator since 1994. I'm very interested in Oracle performance tuning.
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