Happy Friday! Yes Oracle has finally relased the schedule of artists and DJ who will grace tha attendees at OOW 2012 with their talent. Suffice it to say – WOW! You get all the details over at the OOW site – here. And I have finally put together my tentative schedule of events, sessions, meetups, and concerts. [...]
As we are gearing up for Openworld, here is a nice E-book on big data to start paging through. It contains Gartner's take on big data, customer and partner interviews and a lot more good info. Enjoy the read so you come prepared for Openworld!!
Hard to believe, but here we are again – almost time for Oracle OpenWorld 2012. Will you be in San Francisco September 30 – October 4th? I will. This year, along with the usual keynotes, exhibits, and sessions, Oracle is introducing the first every Oracle Music Festival. Like the famous SXSW festival in Austin, Texas, [...]
While on my recent family vacation, I happened to mention I needed ideas for a blog post. My son, all of nine years old, suggested the above title. Hmmm…I said…not bad. That might work. After all most people think data modeling booooorrring, right? But for a few of us, it is kind of fun. So [...]
A good data model, done right the first time, can save you time and money. We have all seen the charts on the increasing cost of finding a mistake/bug/error late in a software development cycle. Would you like to reduce, or even eliminate, your risk of finding one of those errors late in the game? Of course you would! Who wouldn’t? Nobody plans to [...]
There's a lot to learn from log data, but to get the most value from it, that data needs to be easy to collect and analyze. Otherwise, time that could be used to learn from data is spent writing parsers and transport components.
In this entry we'll simplify log collection and transport using JSON serialization and parts of the Hadoop ecosystem.
Sometimes the best laid plans…they just don’t quite work out. Here’s what I mean: If you were at my Data Vault session at the recent ODTUG KScope conference in San Antonio, you got a special code to enter at http://www.LearnDataVault.com/kscope12 to get $200 off the new online Data Vault Implementation training class. (For more on the training check [...]
Last week I posted an infographic about how many Americans are working more that 40 hours weeks and ranted a bit about how crazy we all are and asked are you part of the problem or the solution. Well here is a tech company, FullContact, in Denver, Colorado, that decided to be part of the solution. Well, [...]
Yes, it is Friday and like many, you may be really looking forward to the weekend. Relaxing with family and friends. Eating some good food. Drinking some adult beverages. Watching some TV or a movie. Maybe a little exercise perhaps? (50 pushups out to do it) Ahh…the good life. Then comes Sunday evening. The [...]