1 The Brothers Karamazov, Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Reason: the best book ever written. Duh.
2 Iob, LXX
Reason: bad things happen to good people, quite often.
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I read an interesting blog post by Tim Warner earlier this evening, and then watched as a strong debate over the post waged on Twitter.
Tim’s article actually has two points. The second half – the benefits of SaaS/cloud software – are pretty evident to most people now. The first two paragraphs were the ones that drew the Twitter comments.
To summarise Tim’s point, he was saying:
“Some of the more technical questions like “is it true (more...)
Do you remember that advert “ I Loved the product so much I bought the company “ ? Well not quite bought the company, but certainly bought into their offering, I have joined Certus Solutions.
I have been looking hard at all those offering Fusion or Cloud services and in (more...)
Just finished reading Hatching Twitter: A True Story of Money, Power, Friendship, and Betrayal and I must say that I wasn’t as impressed as when reading for example The Everything Store. The book is more about politics and opportunities than about creating opportunities and value or generating great ideas that others can build on. Of course this can still offer a great story and be a good (more...)
The fourth issue of OTech Magazine, the independent magazine for Oracle professionals, is available. For the summer 2014 issue there are some more personal articles included. Titles vary from The Spiritual Programmer to The Next Generation: Oracle SOA Suite 12c and back via How to protect your sensitive data using Oracle Data Vault.
Download OTech Magazine – Summer 2014 here.
For a project of mine I have implemented the ID/IDREF XML pattern inside one of mine Web Services. When I created with JDeveloper a Web Service from it everything looked fine, no errors or what soever. I could receive this pattern inside my request messages without any problems. After I filled in the same String inside the IDREF as I did in ID the only response I get is a HTTP 200 without any body. (more...)
On the 22nd of july, patchset 188.8.131.52 for Oracle 12c database was made generally available for Linux x86-64 and Solaris.
This patchset includes the eagerly awaited In-memory option which promises an application transparent performance boost by using column-format data storage in memory.
Database In – Memory uses an In-Memory column store (IM column store), which is a new component of the Oracle Database System Global Area (SGA), called the In-Memory Area. Data (more...)
The idea of the everything store was simple: an Internet company that served as the intermediary between customers and manufacturers and sold nearly every type of product, all over the world. It is the story of Amazon.com, one of the most successful companies in the world. And the story of its driven founder Jeff Bezos.
Reading the book I think that there are a few (more...)