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Managing your Database in a Zombie Apocalypse

Zombie Server Room

Only two things are really certain: network latency over long distances, and the fact that humanity will soon rapidly degenerate into undead brain-eaters. When that day comes, when the dead are crowding at your door and the windows are busted out and ripped up rotted arms are clawing at the inside of your home, I […]

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Another Great OpenWorld

Steve at the Delphix Booth

Last week I attended Oracle OpenWorld 2014, and it was an outstanding event filled with great people, awesome sessions, and a few outstanding notable experiences. Personally I thought the messaging behind the conference itself wasn’t as amazing and upbeat as OpenWorld 2013, but that’s almost to be expected. Last year there was a ton of […]

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The Customer Experience

The Apple Experience

[This entry is part 6 of 6 in the series Grow Your Career] I’m going to kick this post off by taking sides in a long-standing feud. Apple is amazing. There. Edgy, right? Okay, so maybe you don’t agree with me, but you have to admit that a whole lot of people do. Why is that? […]

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