Drill Down the I/O stack at UKOUG Tech13

It's just under a week to go before the doors open for the UKOUG Tech13 conference and the adjoining OakTable World UK 2013 sessions, so I thought I would write a very short blog post about what I will be doing there, where I'll be, and what I'm looking forward (more...)

OakTable World UK 2013

Scale Abilities is proud to be sponsoring the first independent OakTable World UK event along with co-sponsors Pythian and Dbvisit. The event will be held on Monday 2nd and Tuesday 3rd December, hosted across the street from the Tech13 conference at: Premier Inn, 7-11 Lower Mosley Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester (more...)

Death of the Storage Array

When I wrote this article for The Register in October 2010, there was a torrent of naysayers and witch hunters spewing their opinions in the comments section. I don't have a problem with that, I was only expressing an opinion myself, after all. I don't actually own a time machine (more...)

Optimal Oracle Configuration for Efficient Table Scanning (Part Three)

And finally, part three!