Just a little whimsy – the most famous (misquoted?) line from the fairy-tale in the title is (probably) “you shall go to the ball”. Despite having all my abstracts rejected I will be speaking at OOW 2013, courtesy of “the Optimizer Lady”, Maria Colgan. Oracle Optimizer Boot Camp: 10 Optimizer Tips You Can’t Do Without [CON8643] […]
As you are probably aware, Oracle retired several certification exams and certification tracks on July 31, 2013. Existing certification holders should note that these retirements suspended the delivery of any further exams, but did not affect your cert…
I’m now in the hotel in Santiago, Chile. The flights were fine. I landed in Paris with just enough time to walk to the departure gate and board my next flight. The Air France boarding was a bit chaotic, and once again there was no vegetarian food. With many airlines, booking a special meal seems […]
LAOTN Tour (Southern Leg) : Arrived in Santiago, Chile… was first posted on July 31, 2013 at 3:23 pm.
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DB2 10.5 New Features
A short while ago the latest release of IBM’s magnificent DB2 10.5 was released, there are several new features, which are explained in detail at the following link:
The analytics accelerating feature BLU
IBM DB2 with BLU Acceleration speeds analytics and reporting using dynamic in-memory columnar technologies. In-memory columnar technologies provide an extremely efficient way to scan and find relevant data. Coupled with innovations such as parallel vector processing and actionable compression, it makes your analytic queries far faster and less complex. So you can connect with the information you need at breakthrough speed and volume.
Advanced Recovery Solutions in DB2 10.5 webinar replay
Analytics the real world use of BIG DATA
Real world warehousing for technical professionals
The Real-world Use of Big Data
Big Data for Health Care (Video)
IBM DB2 Real Application clustering with Pure Scale
Big Data Solution Demo
Pure data for operational analytics presentation
Big Data Opportunities for Marketing
Some useful blogs
The DB2 IBM website for DB2 10.5 for LUW
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Some questions raised by readers regarding Exadata simu […]
It started at The Talent Code blog by Daniel Coyle a few weeks back, What’s Your LQ (Learning Quotient)?. That led me to Diamondbacks’ Goldschmidt Has Little Ego and Few Limits. I like baseball stories. I especially like this passage:
I identify with that. I believe part of my success is because I ask questions.
Back to the original article. Then I end up here, Can Everyone Be Smart at Everything? I seem to lack the ability to focus for extended periods of time. Well, not quite true. I have the ability to focus, but I like to focus on a million different things. Does that count? I don’t know.
I’m often envious of my friends who have been DBAs for 20 years, or worked with OBIEE for 10 years (don’t argue with me…I know Oracle hasn’t owned it for 10 years, I’m looking at you Christian), or APEX for 10 years (that’s safe to say). I’ve flirted with all of those, but I’ve never committed…See how I get distracted easily? Wow.
Back to the original article and I’m reading through the comments. Someone links up to this young lady who taught herself how to dance in a year. Watch it.
Which finally brings me back to The Talent Code, To Improve Faster, Think Like a Startup. Staying with me? How about this?
Finally, there’s a point. I want to do this. Maybe not dance (as much fun as that may be), but something else. Krav Maga? Algebra? Calculus (I’m pursuing my physics or engineering degree in 2035, I need to study my math). I want to test out her technique. Small, discrete steps practiced daily towards some end goal (pass a calc test, take a real estate licensing test, whatever). The problem for me, if you haven’t noticed, is focus. This method may help.
If you were to try something like this, what would you set out to learn?
Solve the Oracle Database murder mystery and win a free ticket for yourself and a friend to the NoCOUG conference
You may remember this children’s song from kindergarten or you can listen to this YouTube video: “Ten green bottles hanging on the wall Ten green bottles hanging on the wall And if one green bottle should accidentally fall There’ll be nine green bottles hanging on the wall.” In this Oracle Database murder mystery, there were no […]
In part 2 of this mini-series I’ll be describing the new mechanism for the simple frequency histogram and the logic of the Top-N frequency histogram. In part 3 I’ll be looking at the new hybrid histogram. You need to know about the approximate NDV before you start – but there’s a thumbnail sketch at the […]
Oracle Certification begins beta testing this week for the new Oracle Database 12c Administrator Certified Professional (OCP) certification.
Beta testing for the “Upgrade to Oracle Database 12c” certification exam (1Z1-060) is now underway and is available at the greatly discounted rate of $50 USD. Visit pearsonvue.com/oracle and register for exam 1Z1-060. You can get all preparation details, including exam objectives, number of questions, time allotments, and pricing on the Oracle Certification Website.
Oracle9i Database as well as Oracle Database 10g and 11g Database Administrator Certified Professionals can be among the first to obtain this ground breaking new Oracle Certified Professional (OCP) certification by registering for this beta exam today.
- Certification Track: Oracle Database 12c Administrator Certified Professional (OCP)
- Certification Exam: Upgrade to Oracle Database 12c (1Z1-060)
- Registration: pearsonvue.com/oracle
- Related: “Oracle Launches New Oracle Database 12c Administrator Certifications”
- More Information: Beta Testing
You may have noticed a few posts lately where I’m talking about new and improved features in SQL Developer version 4.0. You may have also been too busy to read all of them. For shame! But that’s OK. I’ll be doing a webcast with ODTUG on Tuesday, August 20 at NOON Eastern Time. When I’m […]