What’s Your Downtime Opportunity?

A few weeks ago I spotted a former neighbor. We spent a few minutes catching up and I asked him about his work.His company installs commercial refrigeration, building cold rooms and installing rows of freezers and industrial refrigerators for grocery stores,...

Don’t Call it a Comeback

Exactly twenty-four years ago to the date, I started my first job out of college with Oracle in Bethesda, MD.  I still vividly remember that day – right down to the part where I descended into the tunnel that passes under Wisconsin Ave. thinking it was the Metro,...

Oracle 19c – Plan your upgrade now and “Carpe Indicii”

The year is 2020 and things are very turbulent.  Not only from a social and economic standpoint but also from a technical standpoint.  Specifically, we are talking about Oracle database and reaching the end of a decade for the 11g version.11.2.0.1 came out...