Author: Alex Gorbachev

C14 OakTable World Las Vegas

OakTable Network will be holding its OakTable World for the very first time during the COLLABORATE conference.

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Missing UKOUG Tech13 — But Still in Manchester at OakTable World UK 2013

This is the first year since 2006 that I don’t present and don’t attend UKOUG Technology annual conference. Sad but I had to withdraw because I didn’t believe UKOUG has been making the right choices in the past little while. The trigger was the introduction of the limit of six presentations per company to present at the conference which I believe doesn’t really serve well the conference attendees nor my company that I’m so passionate about nor my colleagues that I’m so proud to work with.

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Oracle OpenWorld 2013 – Bloggers Meetup

Oracle OpenWorld 2013 is just few weeks away, and of course, we are organizing the Annual Oracle Bloggers Meetup — one of your top favorite events of OpenWorld. What: Oracle Bloggers Meetup 2013 When: Wed, 25-Sep-2013, 5:30pm Where: Main Dining…

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Virtual IOUG Collaborate 13 for Only $299

For only $299 you can access Virtual IOUG Collaborate 13 individually or setup a conference room at your company for the whole team. There will be two tracks broadcasted so if you have demand for both tracks, it make sense to purchase two access passes and setup two tracks broadcasted in parallel in your office so that members of your team can choose individually what to attend.

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Big Data is the Commercial Supercomputing in the Age of Datafication

Modern commercial supercomputing in the age of Datafication is what we today call Big Data. I think a better term for it would be Data Supercomputing but the industry has already spoken so Big Data it is. The architecture shifted from environments that required massively-parallel compute-intensive number crunching to massively-parallel data-volume-intensive processing.

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Register to IOUG COLLABORATE 13 and Get an Hour of My Time

Spring is a very active conference season for me. I might be going to half a dozen conferences in 3-4 months. That’s a lot of travel but I look forward to all them. The conference I’m probably looking forward the most this year is IOUG Collaborate.

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Under The Hood of Oracle Clusterware 2.0: Grid Infrastructure

Posted the slides of Under The Hood of Oracle Clusterware 2.0: Grid Infrastructure (UTHOC2). Updated for Oracle Database 11g Release 2.

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Where is Oracle Block Change Tracking Today?

See Alex’s white on Block Change Tracking Internals that’s now published on My Oracle Support. Take a poll on Oracle BCT adoption. Learn about some unconventional uses of BCT such as incrementally updated standby. Get involved – share your experience.

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Quiet Release MySQL Plugin 12.1.0.1.2 — Bug Fixes

This is just a small bug fix release of the plugin. It was actually quietly released for a while now of if you have downloaded the plugin recently, you have the latest version. To be sure — check the version in the Console or you will see it in the file name.

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IOUG Big Data SIG — Kick-Off Meeting at OOW12

We have the SIG meeting at Oracle Open World Everyone is welcome. Gwen Shapira is the SIG leader and expect lots of great things in that space. The SIG is also looking for volunteers — that’s going to be hot space so if you want to engage early come and let us know.

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