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Double-blind Identity

Note: Cross-posted from the Oracle Fusion Blog.

On November 13 and 14, the Government of British Columbia, Canada, launched the first in a series of public consultations on identity and digital services. For several years now, BC has been working on a new identity services project that would enable citizens to securely access government services online. For BC, there is clear motivation:

Priority Service Infogram for 12-DEC-2013

RDBMS
Jonathan Lewis at his Oracle Scratchpad blog discusses Rowids.As always, valuable information and insight.

Contributions by Angela Golla, Infogram Deputy Editor

Modern Business Nightmare: The Staggering Costs When Your Cloud Goes Down

Contributions by Angela

Contributions by Angela Golla, Infogram Deputy Editor

Oracle Priority Service Infogram for 21-NOV-2013

RDBMS
Jonathan Lewis pointed out this interesting article on conversions at SQLfail: When is SYSDATE != SYSDATE?

Perform Web-based network queries with these sites

When you want to perform network queries for troubleshooting or data collecting purposes, the standard approach has been to launch a non-graphical command line interface (CLI) in Windows or a shell prompt (such as Bash) in Linux to display the input and output of the commands you use. While this practice is undoubtedly quick and […]

Perform Web-based network queries with these sites

When you want to perform network queries for troubleshooting or data collecting purposes, the standard approach has been to launch a non-graphical command line interface (CLI) in Windows or a shell prompt (such as Bash) in Linux to display the input and output of the commands you use. While this practice is undoubtedly quick and […]

Using TrueCrypt on Linux and Windows

After numerous revelations this year of the National Security Agency’s (NSA) frightening capabilities of mass spying on phone calls and Internet traffic (see, for example, PRISM), there has been a renewed interest in online privacy and the securing of our electronic data communications, such as Web and email activity. More and more Internet users are […]

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