Taking a long three day weekend and going to ( try anyhow ) to not even log into work network and not read email or ... anything. Wow that's some bold action eh?
Tomorrow going to be competing in the Cleveland feis ( Irish step dancing competition ) with both daughters. We are competing in parent child with a three hand reel for the Leneghan Academy of Irish dance. Probably may the be (more...)
One of the presentations I am going to work on next will be in the SQL Plan Management interaction/intersection area with AWR information. At GLOC 2014 Craig Martin had a very nice one that kind of is kick starting my interest in coming up with some relevant / worthwhile.
For the conference itself it was an epic "best ever" kind of event that made one feel both valued/valuable for despite all the hard work (more...)
At this time ... Friday night ... 2 1/2 days before Great Lakes Oracle Conference 2014 kicks off ( GLOC 2014
) things are rocking and rolling.
We have a new grand total of attendee's and registrations ... sitting at 321 at the moment. This is big for us ... top quality speakers / great workshops / most affordable conference ever.
So proud of everyone involved in bringing this conference together. Lots of people to thank but number (more...)
One of the ( many varied ) things going on at my work place involves a lunch work/study group. It probably would not surprise too many people to find out this was my idea to get going.
We have a core group of about 8 of us mostly DBA types but also a couple of developers. Every two weeks we get together to discuss/review a chapter from Tom Kyte's ( latest version ) (more...)
Our big event here is a 2 1/2 day conference ( Great Lakes Oracle Conference aka GLOC
) is coming up soon in mid May and I am going to miss the first two days of it. Not happy exactly but I do have a reasonable excuse.
My oldest daughter finishes her sophomore year at college ( Fordham in NYC ) and needs to get picked up ( and dorm room packed up ) and carted (more...)