Thursday, February 6, 2014

Oracle Priority Service Infogram for 06-FEB-2014

Your faithful editor is a bit under the weather this week, so a bit of a short issue, but some bits and pieces of interest nonetheless.


Log Buffer #357, A Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs, a posting of links blog like the Infogram, is out with a new issue. From Pythian.

From Oracle Scratchpad: Minus.


At Striving for Optimal Performance: Extension Bypassed Because of Missing Histogram.

SQL Developer


Computing is a moving target. This article from Infoworld discusses fundamentals of business models and the future from my boss many, many levels up the tree: Ellison: Facebook is new model for business applications.

JD Edwards





From WebLogic Partner Community EMEA, news on Oracle Database 12c: Administration Workshop.

...And Finally

World's first paperless public library in US Bexar County, Texas. Okay, I was one of the people who ordered a Kindle in the first four hours it was available (and all 10k of them were sold out). But I still feel this odd twinge when seeing this ‘library’ without books. Guess I’m a hybrid, part digital, part dinosaur.

GATES SPENDS ENTIRE FIRST DAY BACK IN OFFICE TRYING TO INSTALL WINDOWS 8.1. Okay, I get that this is a spoof, but wouldn't it be epic if it was true? I remember reading once that he put his whole palatial mansion on Windows, with a system that turned on big wall scale screens when you came in...but couldn't turn it off totally and the system kept him up all night making buzzing sounds.

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