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- LittleArduinoProjects now with fancy catalog!
I keep finding new uses for GitHub Pages – situations where in the past I would otherwise have spun up a web site on heroku or similar. But if the site can be static, and especially if you are already hosting the git repository at GitHub, Pages are perfect.For a long time, I’ve maintained the […]
- Video : CASE Expressions and CASE Statements
Today’s video is about CASE expressions and CASE statements. The guest in today’s video is Scott Wesley, who is currently plugging his new book called Pro jQuery in Oracle Application Express. He will no doubt use the vast quantities of money he makes from the books sales to throw outlandishly extravagant barbecues, because that’s all […]
- SOA & BPM 12.2.1 Installation and Configuration Workshop by John VanSant
Overview of Workshop This workshop will guide the participant through the installation of a non-development environment for SOA and BPM Suite v12.2.1. This workshop won’t cover the installation of the SOA Quickstart install, but the installation of the production software. Some notable differences between the Quickstart install and production bits are: The Quickstart installer doesn’t […]
- On "random" CI failures
I closed a bug yesterday that’s been kicking around for almost a year as a sometimes fails on CI but no-one can figure out why frustration.Sooner or later you’ll hear someone suspect it must be a problem with CI. Which is ironically funny in a shoot-the-messenger kind of way! Thankfully our “CI issue” turned into […]
- Not a good day – so I am allowed to wallow – Part II
So I wrote part 1 at lunchtime to vent my frustration and hoped it would be followed up with, “I’ve arrived”Not soAfter two hours in one lounge and another two in the BA lounge my 1325 flight was delayed ten, twenty, thirty minutes and finally we boarded the plane. With a following wind I might, just […]
- Are You Pursuing the Most Current Version of Oracle Identity Governance Certification?
The Oracle Identity Governance Suite 11g Essentials exam | 1Z0-459 and Oracle Identity Governance Suite 11g Certified Implementation Specialist certification retire on October 31, 2016. If you have been preparing for this exam, consider pursuing the more current Oracle Identity Governance Suite 11g PS3 Certified Implementation Specialist. Earn this certification by passing Oracle Identity Governance Suite 11g PS3 Implementation […]
- Updates to Big Data Lite 4.5
There are some updates to Big Data Lite 4.5 that you will want to take advantage of: Updated Big Data SQL configuration enables predicate pushdown to engage – which can have pretty dramatic performance benefits Update to the Big Data Spatial framework (fixes a configuration issue) New… [Read More]
- Top Reason I’ve Learned Everyone Should Use Delphix- Week 2
I’ve been going through some SERIOUS training in just over a week. This training has successfully navigated the “Three I’s”, as in its been Interesting, Interactive and Informative. The offerings are very complete and the knowledge gained is limitless. I’d also like to send a shout out to Steve Karam, Leighton Nelson and everyone else […]
- LAST CALL: 2016 Excellence Awards – Nominate TODAY!
It is nomination time!!! This year’s Oracle Cloud Platform Innovation – Excellence Awards will honor customers and partners who are creatively using Oracle products. Think you have something unique and innovative with Oracle Data Integration & Governance products? We’d love to hear from you! Please submit today in the Data Integration & Governance category. The […]
- Programming for Style and Beautiful Black Boxes – is Fast Performance an Afterthought?
June 24, 2016 I have been working with an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system platform for a bit over 16 years. Through various methods of observation, including the use of 10046 extended Oracle SQL traces, Process Monitor traces, Wireshark traces, and just general observation of the various components of the ERP system, I noticed a […]