Fedora 21 : Oracle 11g and 12c Installations

Fedora 21 has arrived and it’s now delivered in three focussed flavours (Workstation, Server and Cloud). This of course resulted in the usual articles from me. Fedora 21 (F21) Installation Oracle...
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How to Secure Content Outside the Data Center

Are the demands on IT for connecting and collaborating getting out of hand? Read now and see how you can address these demands and mobilize your enterprise securely. Please complete the form...
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Wizeline Partners with Salesforce to Deliver Intelligent Product Data

The two-second product pitch for the year-old Wizeline data intelligence platform would be "a new way of thinking about product development."That’s how Adam Sewall, director of marketing...
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Day 2 of UKOUG Tech 14

Day 2 of the UKOUG Tech 14 conference for me started with the second session (I spent the first session typing up the blog post on Day 1 as there wasn’t a presentation I was interested in). Tammy Bednar...
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Parse Time

Here’s a little query I wrote some time ago to see where my time went while running a query. It’s nothing sophisticated, just one of those simple things you can do with v$active_session_history...
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Postgresql 9.1 – Part 1: General Features

General scope Postgresql 9.1 runs over the theme “features, innovation and extensibility” and it really does. This version was born to overcome Postgresql 9.0 ‘s limitations and known bugs in replication....
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PalominoDB Percona Live: London Slides are up!

Percona Live: London was a rousing success for PalominoDB.  I was sad that I could not attend, but I got a few people who sent “hellos” to me via my coworkers.  But on to the most important...
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IBM Patents Make Data Centers Smart Enough to Handle IoT

IBM has patented two techniques that use analytics to improve cloud performance and efficiency in the data center. These patents probably won’t be put into practical use for at least a few years,...
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Riga Dev Day 2015

Over the weekend I booked my flights and hotel for the Riga Dev Day on January 22nd. It’s my first time in Latvia, so I look forward to seeing everyone out there! Cheers Tim.. Riga Dev Day 2015 was...
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Oracle ACE Program : Thanks Folks!

As you will know from my previous post, I picked up the “UK Speaker Award” at UKOUG Tech 14. I’ve already  done a bunch of thank you messages, but I’d just like to take a minute...
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