Archive for February, 2009

Useful Links 2009-02-25

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-02-22

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uCertify Oracle Certification Software Review

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Building a PL/SQL Code Parser (using PL/SQL), Part 3

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-02-15

Ahhh. Disney in the morning, nap after lunch and pizza for dinner. The weekends go too fast. #
Monday is proof that all good things come to an end. Actually, I guess that just proves 1 good thing comes to an end. Close enough. #
Defining Cloud Computing – Part 2: Distributed Computing [...]

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The Impact of Cloud Computing

Does Cloud Computing Change Anything?

Cloud computing, aka utility computing, aka SaaS, aka PaaS, aka IaaS, etc. is definitely the buzz word du jour (or buzz word 2009).
Cloud computing is pretty much whatever a particular vendor wants it to be as long as it will allow them to be 100% buzz word compliant.
For the sake of this article, let's say that cloud computing is a service based offering that allows dynamic allocation of … Read the rest!

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Building a PL/SQL Code Parser (using PL/SQL), Part 2

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DBAs and Developers, Do you suffer from Performance Dysfunction (PD)?

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Group By Grouping Sets

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-02-08

3 Cloud Operating Systems You Can Use Right Now http://tinyurl.com/c52puq #
Blogged “Building a PL/SQL Parser (using PL/SQL), Part 1″ http://it.toolbox.com/trd/46/2/29703/3/ #
Blogged “I apologize for the state of the code formatting” http://it.toolbox.com/trd/46/2/29705/3/ #
@wfavero the first time it is annoying, the second frustrating but after a handful of times, they need to start testing better. in reply [...]

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Building a PL/SQL Code Parser (using PL/SQL), Part 1

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2009-02-01

@bananakin why no laptop? #
New podcast; Aptana Cloud ?http://tinyurl.com/b3yg4l #
RT @Database_News DB2 Storage Engine for MySQL Coming Soon – System iNetwork: DB2 Storage Engine for MySQL Coming. http://tinyurl.com/c3qena #
Sprint laying off 8000 by march http://tinyurl.com/d484yq #
@bananakin I guess you got an apple with a wyrm in it. #
Home depot laying off 7000, caterpiller [...]

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3 Cloud Operating Systems You Can Use Right Now

Have you taken the leap into the cloud? If you don’t want to start with data centers in the sky, you can start with a desktop in the sky. Microsoft has offered Live Mesh for a while now. I wrote about live mesh on this blog. Live Mesh, even though it offers a desktop, is [...]

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I apologize for the state of the code formatting

This is very frustrating to me. Apparently a change was made here at ittoolbox that is screwing up the HTML PRE tag. Posts that used to look good now look like crap. If I allow line breaks, it is somewhat readable but doesn’t keep spacing. If I don’t allow line breaks, which I usually don’t, it is pretty unreadable.

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Building a PL/SQL Code Parser (using PL/SQL), Part 1

LewisC’s An Expert’s Guide to Oracle Technology
Is it possible to build a PL/SQL parser using nothing but PL/SQL? To answer that question, I guess I need to define “PL/SQL parser”. What would be the intention of this parser?
I would like a way to pa…

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