I'm not talking about how APEX internally or within the database works, I'm talking about how to best manage it from an infrastructure point of view.
I recently raised the issue with my client about how they were using APEX. I'm not here as an APEX consultant, but they didn't have a lot of experience in-house and the DBA who got it implemented had been trying for years. So I wrote up my thoughts and passed them along to my supervisor who then shared them with others.
The PL/SQL Challenge website has just gone live!
If you haven’t heard about it yet, it’s a website where you can pit your wits against a daily question by none other than Steven Feuerstein (yes that Steven Feuerstein!) and Finn Ellebaek Nielsen. Wait it’s even cooler than that, you can win cash (and other!) prizes [...]
I've been busy helping to get an environment set up for an Exadata POC. w00t.
What this means, is getting all of these disparate data structures into a single Oracle database. OBIEE is run on Windows and thankfully, 11gR2 was released for 64bit and 32bit this week. I downloaded it, installed the software (4 minutes) then used the DBCA to install the database (3 minutes). I really need to get a better computer because these activities take too long on my itty bitty laptop.
Today I was reminded, via some Direct Messages with Greg Rahn [blog|twitter], about some of his more...incisive tweets. In our discussion, I described them as pithy; after confirming the definition, it was apropos.