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PL/SQL: The Good Parts

Somewhat inspired by Douglas Crockford's Javascript: The Good Parts presentation (and book), I have created a presentation called PL/SQL: The Good Parts.

Discoverer and Windows 10

Hi everyone
Has anyone had the courage to upgrade to Windows 10 and see if Discoverer Plus still works?

How about the Discoverer server? Anyone tried that.

If you have drop me a reply


Joining Oracle

Last month I joined Oracle after nearly 20 years of working with their technology.  Some people congratulated me on my new role, others told me that going from working solo to working for a massive organisation would be disaster.  In the latter case, this was often associated with an impassioned “But why?”

Digital media disruptions VI – on paywalls, and why you can’t buy influence

Yes, it's time for another gut-check of digital media disruptions - the enterprisey view. In this edition: the perils of paywalls, content trumps distribution, and why you can't buy influence.

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Jon Reed

Jon Reed has been involved in enterprise communities since 1995. These days, Jon is a roving blogger/analyst, and also counsels vendors and startups on go-to-market strategy. He is a diginomica co-founder, Enterprise Irregular, and purveyor of multi-media content. J

Click on the link for the full text/media - @jonerp

BOM Calendar - Is Your MRP Bucket Half Full?

Oracle Master Resource Planning (MRP) uses ‘bucketing’ to help keep control of forecasts for demand for a particular product. The forecasts estimate future demand for items using any combination of historical, statistical, and intuitive forecasting techniques.The forecasts can be gathered together in Time Buckets. You can forecast with daily buckets in the short term, weekly buckets in the midterm, and periodic buckets in the longer term.

A Universal Cloud Applications Adapter for ODI

Cloud computing is dramatically accelerating the number of systems and technologies with which integration solutions have to interact. As new Cloud applications seem to appear every day, defining the specifics for each one of these applications one at a time quickly becomes a daunting task. To address this new challenge, we have created a universal approach that allows us to better leverage ODI with all of these emerging technologies, from the latest fad to the most established ones.

Why Move to Cassandra?

Nowadays Cassandra is getting a lot of attention, and we’re seeing more and more examples of companies moving to Cassandra. Why is this happening? Why are companies with solid IT structures and internal knowledge shifting, not only to a different paradigm (Read: NoSQL vs SQL), but also to completely different software? Companies don’t simply move to Cassandra because they feel like it. A drive or need must exist.

DBA Represent – Oracle OpenWorld 2015, Here We Come!

Oracle OpenWorld 2014 In the world of Oracle, the Oracle OpenWorld conference is a big deal and, globally speaking, actually one of the largest tech gatherings out there. Each year, tens of thousands of devotees make the pilgrimage to San Francisco to learn, network and take in industry “scene setting” keynotes from the Oracle top […]

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