So after 25 years of corporate life I have started out on my own.
Since Oracle first mentioned Fusion Applications I have been part of that journey. I led the global user group input into the strategy and design, and as a team we work closely with Development through to General Availability. In recognition of this, I introduced Steve Miranda SVP Oracle Development in his main session at Oracle Open World 2010 talking about the (more...)
I recently came across this project – http://nodyn.io/ which provides the ability to run node.js on a JVM – got me thinking – “Hey wait a sec ADF-Mobile has a JVM” true not latest and greatest but I’m sure its only a matter of time before Oracle upgrade ADF-Mobiles JVM.
So it is (more...)
OTN have published over 100 photos of the tour on Facebook and one comment about seeing Tim Hall with all his fans. I was simply jealous, all these people would queue up to speak to him and many wanted their photo taken with him. I tease Tim about this but the reality is people look up to those they follow, be it business, TV, film or any other celebrity.
I am not knocking this, Tim has (more...)
After a very hard landing at Bangalore airport in a small propeller plane we thought Hans was more famous than ever as next to us was parked a large A330 belonging to the government of Canada. Hans leaves the tour her and we thought perhaps he had alternative transport arranged. It turns out Canada opened a new consultae in the city that (more...)
The final event of the tour and 3rd university was at Loyola-ICAM College of Engineering and Technology (LICET).
This is a Jesuit Education and the day started with an act of worship, I am a Christian but have been on the road for a month, and to share with them in this was very humbling .
The welcome along with the lighting ceremony we first saw in Noida started “Welcome to those who will take us (more...)
On March 1st, I was speaking on NoSQL day meet up in Minsk, Belarus.
"Casual" mass parallel data processing in Java may sound like a weird topic. Never less, sometimes you have to get job done and setting up computation grid infrastructure may not be a shortest path.
Below is slide deck from event.
I have mentioned many times in this series of posts that Indian Traffic and especially the use of horns is becoming my nemesis. I have been very open about it at the sessions and had the audiences laughing with me at what is recognised by all Indians as a national identifier.
It isn't just me, even Tim has commented on how much the noise has been a factor on this tour and his total lack (more...)