OTN APAC 2014 : Beijing to Bangkok

The day started at 03:00. Once everything was packed and ready to go I typed up some blog posts to fill my time before the taxi arrived. I had checked out the night before, so there was no drama getting...
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OTN APAC 2014 : Beijing – Day 2

For some reason, unknown to me, I could not sleep. I left the restaurant at about 22:00 and switched between attempting to sleep, watching TV and playing on the computer until 06:00 the following day....
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OTN APAC 2014 : Beijing – Day 1

Having an extended period of sleep was really good. After a week of minimal sleep I felt vaguely human again… On my last visit to Beijing in 2011 the conference had about 500 attendees registered...
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Removing Redundant Startup/Restart for the OMS Service in Windows

I’ve been told many times that the OMS for EM12c can take quite some time to start on Windows.  Some told me it took anywhere from three to up to fifteen minutes and wanted to know why.  I’ve...
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Shrink Tablespace

If you start moving objects around to try and reclaim space in a tablespace there are all sorts of little traps that make it harder than you might hope to get the maximum benefit with the minimum effort....
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HOWTO: Validate XML content against an XML Schema

Somewhere on this site is a post regarding how to validate against an XML schema… By: [author-name] This article was syndicated via RSS from: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/Bloggralikecom/~3/eXUAUnge_3k/
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OTN APAC tour stop 3 – Tokyo, Japan

I woke up on Tuesday Morning with a bit of shock on confusion. Where was I? Did I oversleep? What day is it? Do I have to be at the airport and fly somewhere again? When you travel to a new destination...
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Will the REAL Snap Clone functionality please stand up?

Every so often our competitors like to spread false information about our solutions so as to gain unfair advantage. I wanted to address this for the Enterprise Manager Snap Clone functionality, so this...
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one more stragg

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OTN APAC 2014 : Tokyo to Beijing

Not much sleep last night. When I know I’ve got an early start I don’t sleep well because I’m worrying about waking up late. At 04:00 I started getting everything ready to leave. I met...
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