Oracle 12c Release 1 is here!

After much anticipation the new Release 1 of Oracle 12c (12.1.0.2) is finally available! Get it here: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/database/enterprise-edition/overview/index.html What does this mean: Oracle’s ground breaking In Memory Database is now available! As they say…this is BIG. Get more details about In Memory here: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/database/in-memory/overview/index.html I am very excited about the possibilities of what we can […]

The Power of Positive Thinking

He can who thinks he can, and he can’t who thinks he can’t. This is an inexorable, indisputable law. – Orison Swett Marden    Filed under: Quotes Tagged: quote

Are you waiting for the Sure-Thing Boat?

The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore. – Dale CarnegieFiled under: Quotes, Work-Life Balance Tagged: Dale Carnegie, quote

OUGF Harmony 2014, #OUGF14

Originally posted on HeliFromFinland:
I am Finnish and this is the end (Björn Rost). The OUGF Harmony 2014 has ended. Sad:( It was such a fun event. I already miss all our great speakers and attendees…. ? We started on Wednesday with the speakers’ dinner in a Viking restaurant Harald. There was plenty of food…

Better Data Modeling: #DataVault 2.0 Virtualising your Data Vault – Satellites

Guest Blog Link: Virtualising your Data Vault – Satellites This is a MUST READ for anyone wanting to get Agile in their DW/BI program and for anyone doing Data Vault 2.0. Actually anyone doing Data Vault 1.0 can benefit from the technique as well. Roelant Vos has done quite a bit on trying to virtualize […]

Get thee to KScope14 in Seattle!

Once again it is that time of year when the who’s-who of Oracle development geekdom gather for their annual festival of education and networking. Yes it is time for ODTUG’s annual event KScope14 to be held in Seattle,Washington from June 22nd – 26th. As always this is the not-to-be-missed independent Oracle user conference for users […]

#OUGF14 Harmony by @ougf_ry

Originally posted on Gurcan Orhan's Oracle Data Integrator Blog:
As some of you know, I will be attending to OUGF (Oracle User Group Finland) between 5-6th of June. Thanks to everybody who is in charge of paper selections especially Heli Helskyaho for the organization and Ann Sjökvist for the administration of the event. Although I…

Data Vault 2.0 Training: Upcoming Public Classes

After my well-attended talk at #EDW14 in Austin this week (which was a GREAT event), a lot of you asked about where you could find a public class on Data Vault 2.0. At the time I knew of none, but on my drive back home I was talking to Dan Linstedt (inventor of Data Vault) […]

After TROUG BI&DW 2014

Originally posted on Gurcan Orhan's Oracle Data Integrator Blog:
It was a nice day of TROUG BI&DW 2014 full day meeting. Thanks for all attendees, speakers and everybody who paid attention to this event. Here are some blog posts / articles about event impressions. Emrah Mete’s impressions on his blog. Canburak Tümer’s impressions on his…

This just in: Win Dinner with Monty at #KScope14

Amazing but true – you can now enter a contest to win dinner with ODTUG President Monty Latiolais at ODTUG’s annual conference KScope14. This year KScope will be held in beautiful Seattle, Washington from June 22nd – 26th. Who knows what amazing dinner adventure will be in store for the winner! Get the details here: […]