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Archives: March 2011

Oracle Drops the Bomb

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Oracle Drops the Bomb
Since the purchase of Sun and it’s holdings by Oracle corporation there has been much speculation regarding the leverage Oracle now owns in the Server and RDBMS worlds. An March 23rd Oracle has begun flexing that muscle, announcing… Read more

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Posted in DatabaseExpertise.com on 28 March 2011

DevWeek 2011 – Day 1

Unfortunately, I couldn’t be in two places at one time, there were two tracks dedicated to the SQL Server DBA and the topics were equally appealing in both tracks. To start I chose Performance Enhancements in SQL Server 2008. The speaker Bob Beauchemin, A SQL Server developer from Portland, Oregon… Read more

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Posted in DatabaseExpertise.com on 25 March 2011

OUG Back to Basics Event – London Mar 2011

First Things First

At UKOUGs’ Back to Basics Special Event held in London today (Mar 24th), Niall Litchfield presented a very worthwhile session on “Getting the Basics Right”.

Now I’ve been more of a SQL Server DBA in recent years than I have an Oracle one, so this session was… Read more

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Posted in DatabaseExpertise.com on 25 March 2011

DevWeek 2011 – A DBAs view

The title itself would lead you to believe this conference was only for the those looking to master the art of Silverlight or those busting to find out what’s new in the latest version of C# ! But no – over the last couple of years the SQL Server DevCon… Read more

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Posted in DatabaseExpertise.com on 17 March 2011