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.
Marcie Young, from Curriculum Development, has just released the Oracle Learning Library. This is an application which she developed on apex.oracle.com and is a directory listing of free online training from Oracle - Oracle By Examples, Tutorials and Demonstrations. This application lets you search for free training covering numerous product and functional categories. Product categories include Database, Beehive, Enterprise Linux, Enterprise Manager, Fusion Middleware, JDeveloper and Oracle VM.