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Steve Hilker

Steve Hilker was a Product Manager for Quest Software. Steve has over 35 years technical experience spanning application development, system administration, database management and various management positions at several software companies. Steve was the founder of RevealNet, best known for its desktop knowledge bases and unique database tools such as PL/Formatter. RevealNet was acquired by Quest Software in 2001. He's had the pleasure of being the product manager for many of Quest's database tools.

In his private life, Steve enjoys oil painting and living on a small farm in a pre-Civil war manor home in Fredericksburg, Virginia.


Steve Hilker

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Toad for IBM DB2

This video walks through changes to the connection manager in Toad for DB2. Keep reading >
Posted on Jun 27, 2017 2:01:00 PM by Steve Hilker
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Toad for SAP Solutions

We are pleased to announce the release of Toad for SAP Solutions v3.1. Toad for SAP ... Keep reading >
Posted on May 4, 2016 3:43:00 PM by Steve Hilker
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Toad for IBM DB2

We are pleased to announce the release of Toad for DB2 v6.2. This new version is now ... Keep reading >
Posted on May 4, 2016 3:39:33 PM by Steve Hilker
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Oracle

Overview In typical data warehousing environment existence of huge partitioned ... Keep reading >
Posted on Mar 21, 2016 10:14:00 AM by Steve Hilker
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Toad for IBM DB2

Toad for IBM DB2 v6.1 is now available.  Like the v6 release, we made a lot of nice ... Keep reading >
Posted on Apr 30, 2015 4:49:00 PM by Steve Hilker
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SQL Optimizer for DB2

Using indexes can improve the performance of applications using the database. This ... Keep reading >
Posted on Nov 24, 2014 2:11:55 PM by Steve Hilker
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Toad for IBM DB2

Toad for IBM DB2 v6 is nearly ready and due for launch in mid-December.  I wanted to ... Keep reading >
Posted on Nov 4, 2014 1:57:55 PM by Steve Hilker
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SQL Optimizer for Oracle

Scan SQL helps you identify problematic SQL statements in your database environment ... Keep reading >
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SQL Optimizer for Oracle

This tip gives an overview on the functionality in the Batch Optimizer. Keep reading >
Posted on May 11, 2013 1:20:00 PM by Steve Hilker
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SQL Optimizer for Oracle

This tip covers why the run time of a SQL statement may vary from one execution to ... Keep reading >
Posted on May 11, 2013 12:00:00 AM by Steve Hilker
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SQL Optimizer for Oracle

When writing a SQL statement, it is easy to be satisfied when you have figured out ... Keep reading >
Posted on May 11, 2013 12:00:00 AM by Steve Hilker
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SQL Optimizer for Oracle

This tip covers executing SQL statements that require you to enter a parameter ... Keep reading >
Posted on May 11, 2013 12:00:00 AM by Steve Hilker
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