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The musings and mostly non-work related thoughts of a long term Oracle DBA. Too long? Se a tanto me ajudar o engenho e a arte!Noons
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Unintended, but interesting consequences

Thu, 2014-03-06 02:56
It's interesting how from time to time something happens that makes sense and seems logical afterwards, but at the time it causes a bit of a surprise.  Part of the fun of working with this type of software! A few days ago we had an incident in an Oracle DW database when a developer tried to load an infinitely big file from a very large source.  Yeah, you got it: big-data-ish!  Suffice to say: Noons

Latest for the folks who have to deal with Peoplesoft

Tue, 2014-03-04 05:51
Dang, been a while since the last posts!  A lot of water under the bridge since then. We've ditched a few people that were not really helping anything, and are now actively looking at cloud solutions, "big data" use, etcetc. Meanwhile, there is the small detail that business as usual has to continue: it's very easy to parrot about the latest gimmick/feature/funtastic technology that will Noons