8086 Processor

How I Became a DBA

The DBA job title is an interesting one. While everyone can understand “programmer” or “software tester” or even “system administrator”, the DBA role is so misunderstood by both muggles (I’m going to hell for using that word) and colleagues alike. In fact, at this point I’m fairly certain that it

Oracle OpenWorld 2013

I’m back from OpenWorld and my head is still buzzing from the excitement of this week. It has been an absolute whirlwind of information, awesome people, and events. Unfortunately I wasn’t able to attend Sunday’s festivities as I arrived Sunday night. First thing Monday morning I checked in and received

A Good Day

It was a fantastic day for good news. I’ll be honest, I didn’t have high hopes. Yesterday I was minding my own business, driving 55MPH (that’s 88.5KPH for the other 53,720,000 square miles of landmass in the world (that’s 13,913,400,000 hectares or whatever unit of area you all use)) on