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Vision is the a…

Vision is the art of seeing the invisible – Jonathan Swift Filed under: Quotes Tagged: quote

GET PLAYFUL

Reblogged from Parents Are People Too: A Parenting Tip Poster to Encourage you to Play. STAY STRONG Life is a struggle, relationships hard, raising good kids in today’s world harder than ever.  We get far too serious, far to stressed, and playing seems far too frivolous. Not so. For more tips visit my Pinterest Board [...]

A great pleasure…

A great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do - Walter Bagehot Filed under: Quotes Tagged: quote

Don’t wait for …

Don’t wait for your ship to come in, swim out to it! Of course if you can’t swim, you better get some lessons soon. Filed under: Quotes Tagged: lessons

RMOUG Training Days 2013 – Day 2

So on this 2nd and final day of the annual RMOUG Training Days event, I started out by attending an excellent session on Exadata for Oracle DBAs. Even though I am not a DBA these days I thought it would be good for me to get a better understanding of Oracle’s engineered Exadata machine. I [...]

RMOUG Training Days 2013 – Day 1

Unlike many conferences, today started off not with the keynote but with an actual session (probably some advanced psychology at work here). I started off with John King’s session on Oracle 11g features that developers should know about. (He was going to talk about 12c but since it has not been released yet, he could [...]

RMOUG Training Days 2013 – OTN Lab Day

Today  I arrived in Denver to attend the annual Rocky Mountain Oracle Users Group (RMOUG) Training Days conference. It is one of, if not the, most successful local Oracle user group events in the United States (and has been for many years). For the past few years it has been held at the Denver Convention [...]

Rocky Mountain High and Some Chi Gung

Are you ready? Are you coming? The annual Rocky Mountain Oracle Users Group Training Days kicks off next Monday, February 11 at the Denver Convention Center. I can hardly wait! I love the beautiful surroundings and vibe of Denver and the mountains. It is a great place to hang out, relax, and sharpen your skills. I will be there attending sessions, networking with some old friends, [...]

Data Vault vs.The World (3 of 3)

So far in this series I have compared and contrasted the Data Vault approach to that of  using a replicated ODS or a dimensional Kimball-style structure for an enterprise data warehouse repository. Let me thank everyone who has replied or commented for taking these posts as they were intended, keeping the conversation professional and not starting any flame wars. So [...]

Data Vault vs. The World (2 of 3)

In the first post of this series, I discussed advantages of using a Data Vault over a replicated ODS. In this post I am going to discuss Data Vault and the more classical approach of a Kimball-style dimensional (star schema) design. To be clear upfront, I will be comparing using Data Vault to using dimensional for [...]

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