I attended the UKOUG Tech13 conference this week, along with over 1,000 other Oracle Technical Professionals (and some less-professional too), to learn what I could about how everyone else is doing stuff with Oracle, and how it works. And to share some experiences.
I wasn’t disappointed.
As with everything these (more...)
Another busy day at the Manchester Central complex. An early start with Martin Nash talking about RAC connectivity issues and bugettes. Very interesting but I don’t think my brain was fully in gear at 08:30 after a big hotel breakfast.
Straight into another two-man CERN presentation on Lost Writes. The (more...)
Some images showing how UK road markings to compare with the reading direction of U.S. road markings. The UK images were captured during my speaker visit to TECH13 by @UKOUG in Manchester, UK. #ukoug_tech13.
Contrast with the U.S.
UKOUG conference day 2 opened up with Tom Kyte talking about 5 PL/SQL things you probably didn’t know. It did have 12c in the title but I think 4 out of the 5 were pre 12C. Implicit conversions are EVIL is my main take-away and he made me aware of (more...)
Yesterday I attended John King (@royaltwit) session on Oracle 12c for developers. He gave an overview of all the goodies that are available to us as developers. The whole plugging and unplugging of database, though very cool and exiting, is most likely not very relevant to most developers.
When he (more...)
Imagine for a second that you come from Brazil and are currently working in Angola. Would you be taking a trip to Manchester to attend UKOUG Tech13? That’s what Alex Zaballa did.
If there was an award for, “Most Committed UKOUG Tech13 Attendee”, he’s got to be in with a (more...)
UKOUG conference day 1 and to my eye there does not seem to be that many differences between Manchester Central and Birmingham ICC. Lots of smaller halls and a large main hall, a similar lunch available, the same lack of seating. I understand that attendance is seen comparable as (more...)
Today was an incredible content filled day at the UKOUG Tech13 conference where I attended and conducted some great sessions. My sessions were very well received and had several surprises.
1) In my Oracle Forms to ADF Mobile session we had a full house. All chairs were occupied! Granted they did (more...)
I’ve mentioned a couple of times before, I’m only attending Monday of UKOUG Tech13. One of my colleagues quit, so there is no DBA at work today while I’m out on a jolly.
My session was at 09:00, which meant getting up at 05:00 to get the train to Manchester. (more...)
I’m giving 2 presentation this year at the UK Oracle User Group Tech13 Conference
The first is a discussion about the reason why you do or do not need to do low level detail traces and block dumps, and argument with Martin Widlake (and the audience hopefully). This is at (more...)
It’s been a while since I put anything on this blog, most likely down to a combination of being overly busy in my previous life at UKOUG and not having anything to say that couldn’t be said in 140 characters.
Anyway, I’ll be at the UKOUG Tech13 Conference in Manchester (more...)
I am truly thankful for the career I have in Oracle, data modeling and data warehouse design. And I am thankful for you, my loyal readers and followers! So, in honor of American Thanksgiving and our crazy Black Friday and Cyber Monday insane shopping addiction, I am putting my Kindle (more...)
I have downloaded the agenda app for UKOUG Tech 13 – Mon 2nd – Wed 4th December in Manchester and I have selected the talks I want to attend.
Primarily they are from the database streams with a bit of Engineered systems (Exadata for me) thrown in. Undoubtedly the release (more...)
I will be presenting on two topics at the UKOUG Tech13 conference in Manchester.
Goodbye KVM… Hello KVM - Monday (2nd December) @ 16:50 in Exchange 7 (45 mins) - If you use virtualisation in your “home lab”, but have never considered KVM then this session is aimed at you.
Pitfalls, Pain (more...)
I am speaking at the UK Oracle User Group conference in Manchester on Weds 4th December on the subject of building and using an AWR repository but I also include the capture and long-term retention of OEM data as well.I have given this talk once already to a (more...)
A couple of week’s ago, Succeed attended the UKOUG Apps 2013 conference. The turnout was a little lower than hoped for, but there was some great content over the 2 days. Succeed presented two sessions, Michelle (T&L guru and pre-sales Funcitonal expert) presented first on running Timesheets and Expenses within (more...)
UKOUG Tech13 agenda launch last night. Feeling energised today if a little delicate.
Looks like I’m giving 2 presentations this year.
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