[This entry is part 5 of 6 in the series Grow Your Career] All work and no play makes us dull DBAs. Being a DBA can be a really thankless job. From Jr. Shutdown Immediaters to Sr. Rockstar Oracle DBA ACE OCM PMP LOL A+ BBQs, we’ve all trudged into work
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April 9th, 2013 is Internet of Things Day! Happy Internet of Things Day! #IoT — Kevin Ashton (@Kevin_Ashton) April 9, 2013 The futurist in me wishes that meant it is the day we all sift through our Drawer of Things to find our favorite sensors and collect all the extra
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Back in 1999 I worked on a project with the US Army that incorporated RFID scanners for logistics tracking. At the time it was an extraordinarily neat concept, using a combination of Oracle, Forms (in Developer/2000) and RFID tags/sensors to track inventory. As items were loaded onto trucks, a barcode
[This entry is part 15 of 22 in the series Adventures of Ace, DBA] Related: Don’t let yourself become part of the NoDBA team! Grow Thyself. If your conference tables look like this one (DBA on one side, developers on the other), maybe it’s time to rethink your relationship. DBA
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Based on my experience. Replication Platforms Hope this helps.
Here’s one for the “neato” category. This weekend I decided to try making a filesystem with FUSE (Filesystem in Userspace), a package which allows mountable filesystems to be customized and modified with a source other than disk. The data can come from anywhere, and it will take the traditional appearance