UKOUG 2006 Day 2+
Nov 16, 2006 / By Alex Gorbachev
Since all my presentations were over at the day 1, I’m now relaxing and enjoy others’ sessions. Interesting was the Anti-Tuning RAC round-table with conclusion that more or less majority is running RAC because they have way too much money/time/hardware/name it. No surprise if you know who moderated it.
The best part was in the evening even though I was stupid enough to spend £35 on the UKOUG organized dinner – let’s say, the food was good but I expected something more from that. So after closing at about 11pm I popped into Jury’s Inn bar and all the usual suspects were there. By that time some more “Oakers” appeared as their dinner was over. Anyway, Jury’s Inn bar was empty in few hours and the next stop was Hyatt bar Pravda (translated from Russian as “truth”, by the way). The bar itself was… how can I put it… not good – no Guinness and way too expensive. I still had good time there and they threw us out by 4am.
Today I was at the conference by 9am and was feeling even more fresh than the previous day. I think that moderate amount of Guinness has positive impact!
I should mention that I attended an excellent presentation from Steve Shaw (creator of Hammerora) and I had a nice chat with him. He’s done quite a few improvements to Hammerora and the new version is coming soon. Good job!