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Oracle Data Warehousing, reporting, online analytics, and data mining resources, news, and support articles.

Oracle Designer Lives!

Amazing as it seems, I picked this article up on Twitter today. An up to date, current, and NEW article about automating builds of applications from the Oracle Designer repository. How very agile… Thanks to all the gang over at AMIS ( for keeping the technology alive and for being innovative enough to adapt it […]

Get thee to KScope13!

Jeff Smith (@thatjeffsmith) just posted a great little piece about why you can’t afford to miss this year’s ODTUG event in New Orleans: KScope13. As usually I will be speaking there as well and running my now annual Morning Chi Gung classes. Get thee to KScope13! See you there. Kent Filed under: Chi Gung, Data […]

Good is not good when…

Good is not good where better is expected. - Thomas Fuller Filed under: Quotes Tagged: quote

Data Vault Informatica Class is Live!

Just a quick note to let you all know that Dan has finally released the class on how to easily implement a Data Vault using Informatica. I wrote about the class here. I have gone through a few of the lessons already and can tell you the instruction is very clear and easy to follow […]

The price of success

The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand. - Vince Lombardi Filed under: Quotes Tagged: quote, success, vince lombardi, work dedication

Mindfulness, Meditation, Wellness and Their Connection to Corporate America’s Bottom Line

Saw this great article on LinkedIn last week by Arianna Huffington and just had to repost it. Health and fitness are topics I am always interested in and have written about (here, here, and here). For us to be happy and productive we all need to be at our personal best. This article discusses some recent studies and why […]

Secret to success? Don’t give up!

Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up. - Thomas A Edison Moral of the story: perseverance pays off. Don’t give up or give in. Follow our dream. Stay true to your passion. Filed under: Quotes Tagged: failure, perseverance, quote, success, thomas a [...]

Data Vault and the Oracle Reference Architecture

Thanks to Mark Rittman and Twitter, I found out just before RMOUG that Oracle had published a new reference architecture.  It used to be called the Data Warehouse Reference Architecture, now it is called the Information Management Reference Architecture. Oracle updated the architecture to allow for unstructured and big data to fit into the picture. In my talks about Data Vault over the last few years I have [...]

Every job is a self-portrait

Every job is a self-portrait of the person who did it. Autograph your work with excellence. Filed under: Quotes Tagged: quote, self portrait

Well done is better than well said

Well done is better than well said. - Benjamin Franklin Filed under: Quotes Tagged: quote

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