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OTN Yathra 2017

The amazing 6 city set of events is just around the corner, with all of the dates and details available at http://otnyathra.in/ Here are my thoughts on why you should be attending

12c Release 2 – Transparent Data Encryption online !

It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to know that even if you have incredibly stringent controls on user authentication, user authorisation etc, that wont save you if your data on disk is not encrypted.  All you need is an errant tape, a missing disk,…

TimTams, Twelve Two, and tete-a-tete !

What do you do when you’re an Australian, you’re at Oracle Headquarters, 13,000 kms from home you bump into someone whilst grabbing a coffee Well…naturally, you lure them over with a packet of our famous Australian chocolate biscuits, grab a camera and have a…

AskTom TV

Sometimes at conferences I get asked – “How do you know all of the answers for the AskTom questions?” I’d love to say “Because we’re super smart” but the reality is, we’re just like anyone else with a passion for database technology.  We like…

UKOUG 2016

Just a little video montage of the fun and learning from UKOUG.  A great conference every year. I was fortunate enough to receive a Best Speaker award (from a 12c features talk given at the 2015 conference). I gave three talks, one of which…

A cool thing with EXCHANGE PARTITION (part 2)

In the previous post, I showed that even though a partition was “removed” (ie, exchanged out) from a table, a query running against the table could still successfully run the completion. However, of course, if once that partition is exchanged out, it is now…

OTN Yathra– scenes from Bangalore and Hyderbad

It’s sad that I could not capture in pictures the amazing sights and sounds from both inside the conference and outside in the streets of these amazing places. I was too busy just absorbing it myself and neglected to take enough pictures But again,…