And you know
That you're over the hill
When your mind makes a promise
That your body can't fill...
- From Little Feat's "Old Folks Boogie"
I think I'm must be over the hill...a grumpy old man. There was a time when, faced with an app that failed to work as promised, I would fuss and fight with that app to make it work. No more. Now, in (more...)
In the world of enterprise software, we sometimes find ourselves with a mismatch between sellers and customers. From my worm's-eye view, we seem to be wrestling with one of those mismatches right now.
My typical week is mostly spent in conversations with customers. Sometimes it's more of a formal work scenario with higher education institutions as part of my role with Sierra Cedar. More often than not, it's a bit more informal: advising customers across (more...)
Coming into Los Angeles --From Arlo Guthrie's "Coming Into Los Angeles
Bringing in a couple of keys
But don't touch my bags if you please
Mister Customs Man
As I write this, I’m on the road again…Los Angeles. It’s my good fortune to be attending some collaboration sessions on designs for new Oracle Cloud Applications. Can’t talk about the apps being developed…sorry. But the attendees include Oracle Development, the Oracle (more...)
So, as many of you know, I've been working out different ways to host my Oracle labs and demos instances without chewing up phenomenal amounts of disk space and processing power. Lately, I've been diving into Docker
Docker has turned out to be pretty cool and very easy to learn. And it's lightweight. The idea is that you run containers - your app, your operating system, and your virtual machine - bundled together in a (more...)