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Fuad Arshad

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This is Just stuff i find on Oracle From various different sources or from my own personal experience I can also be found at http://www.twitter.com/fuadar
Updated: 5 days 9 hours ago

HeartBleed and Oracle

Fri, 2014-04-11 07:23
There are a lot of people asking about Heartbleed and how it has impacted the web.Oracle has published  MOS Note 1645479.1 that talks about all the products impacted and if and when fixes will be available.The following blog post is also a good reference about the vulnerability.  https://blogs.oracle.com/security/entry/heartbleed_cve_2014_0160_vulnerability


User Groups and Speaking About Support and diag tools.

Tue, 2014-04-01 07:58
The Chicago Oracle Users Group (COUG) is finally in its reboot mode. Thanks to Alfredo Abate for taking on  the responsibility and bringing the enthusiasm to bring the community back together.  Jeremy Schneider has blogged about this here .  There is a Linked in Group now open for business and i would recommend every one to contribute and lets make this reboot a success.

I am also going to be presenting  at the Ohio Users Group on April 17th along with Jeremy Schneider. The Details of the Event can be found at http:///www.ooug.org. If you are in the area, Please stop by and say hi. I'll be talking about various support tools that Oracle has and how to use them effectively.



Collaborate 14 and Vegas

Mon, 2014-02-03 12:30
Collaborate 14 is coming soon and i can tell you that it is an excellent content learning and networking opportunity.  I have been going to collaborate for a while and have found it to be not only a place to learn but also to network with my peers .  We built the team to write the Practical Oracle Database Appliance  which is available here at Collaborate 13 and were able to deliver a book  with authors all across the world as a team effort.
I would highly encourage everyone to consider Collaborate 14 as a way to be part of the wonderful Oracle Community and talk to people ,  listen to people, learn and teach others and foremost volunteer. Hey did i mention its in VEGAS. Early Bird Registration ends February 12 , So please pass this along and use My Name Fuad Arshad as a referrer.  Adam Savage is the Keynote speaker which is going to be AWESOME.

Changes and Book

Mon, 2014-01-27 16:35
I just realized that i have not blogged in a very long time. This has been partly because i switched jobs and started working for Oracle.  it has been an interesting six months and i have been enjoying the challenge of working with various customer and helping them solve problems.
The other thing that has been an important milestone in my career is the publishing of a book that collaborated with a very fine team of individuals with . The book is a collection of our experiences and passion with the Oracle Database and is called Practical Oracle Database Appliance. You can pre-order the book at Amazon with a link available below. I will be trying to blog more about various aspects of my new job and interesting stuff above Exadata as i learn them