Use DBMS_RANDOM to generate text and date values

Tuesday May 9th 2006 by Staff

Learn how you can generate random text and date values as well as numbers with the PL/SQL package DBMS_RANDOM.


Numbers, text strings, and dates are three common datatypes used in tables. Although you would expect the PL/SQL package DBMS_RANDOM to be able to generate random numbers—and it does—it is also capable of generating random text and date values as well.

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