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Martin Klier

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DOAG Konferenz 2009: Impressions Day 3 (final)

Thursday 19th was the last day of DOAG Confernce 2009. Compared with the second day, the program was much more dense: For my (DBA) profile there have been several hours, where more that one talk would have been appropriate. This list is, what I collected during the day. […]

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DOAG Konferenz 2009: Impressions Day 2

As promised, today my impressions of yesterday (confusing, I know). Clarification: This is about Wednesday, November 18th. I’m still at DOAG Conference 2009 in Nuremberg. Wednesday was a silent day for my interests, especially at noon there have been less talks being of interest, but maybe they have done something for my general knowledge… So […]

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DOAG Konferenz 2009: Impressions Day 1

These days, the DOAG Conference 2009 happens in Nuremberg, Germany. First day was yesterday, Tuesday November 11th 2009. This is a machine-readable copy of my scratchpad, coming from the different talks I attended. Sun Oracle Database Machine Exadata 2: The “Quarter Rack” (consisting of 2 Servers and 3 storage nodes) sounds interesting. 11gR2 has some […]

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New My Oracle Support (ex. Metalink): Use without flash: HTML Option

In the last days, My Oracle Support was redesigned. But since flash is a performance eater and not always available, people like to have an option to use My Oracle Support (formerly Metalink) with HTML only. The link to it is well-hidden, but nevertheless useful! Give it a try: https://supporthtml.oracle.com Best regards Usn […]

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Nerd compliments.

If anybody ever considers joining irc.freenode.net #oracle (what I’d recommend for all Oracle interested folks), be prepared for being treated like that: <nayyares> it worked !!! <usn> wait some time, it might crash, or restart all cluster services to see if there is a boot bug <nayyares> ok, i am monitoring usn <Rudemeister> Im also […]

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Sun ZFS – cool stuff

Basically, I don’t like mirroring google. But this one is really cool stuff, and, by the way, it’s merely linking google. ZFS-Video by Systemhelden Yeah, I really like it! But the video has a weak point: After randomizing the devices this way, you can’t simply pull the plug of one USB hub any more. Anyway, […]

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New blood in IT sector (partially German)

Doing chat support in several IRC channels, I’m hardened in several ways. Especially newbie questions are not always easy to handle for all participants. Let me give you an example (in German), how things sometimes are seen by the youngsters. […]

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Discovered openstreetmap for me

Hi, http://www.openstreetmap.org is a very cool project. Just discovered it for me, and spent the weekend with tracking and editing my hometown by car. Have a look here to see. I am using SportsTracker for my Nokia E90 and JOSM for the editing at home. Also checked for TrekBuddy on the phone to use a […]

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Computer addicted? Parent’s training with Jörg Kabierske

Today (huh, it’s still “today”) I attended a so-called parent’s training (in German “Elterntraining”) at a local grammar school (Kepler Gymnasium Weiden). It’s topic was the handling of youths in contact with computers, internet and addiction risks. The lecturer was Jörg Kabierske, Regensburg (klicksalat.de). I was there just out of curiosity, to see what kind […]

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