Category Archives: Personal

Managing Oracle on Linux Certified Expert

I’m very happy to share that I’m now an OCE, besides the long standing OCP titles. The full certification title is Oracle Database 10g Managing Oracle on Linux Certified Expert. To achieve it, I passed exam 1Z0-046 Oracle Database 10g: Managing … Continue reading

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Database Consolidation at Dell IT

A little more than a month and a quarter ago, in parallel with the daily production support routine, I had the pleasure to join the team running the database consolidation project in Dell IT. I was assigned as technical team … Continue reading

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Vacation

Some time since my last post because I was on a 10-day trip to Buenos Aires, Argentina enjoying the city, its restaurants, a tango show and trying to learn a little bit of the Spanish language.

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11gR2 Upgrade Hands-on Workshop

Today I completed a two-day hands-on workshop on database upgrades, which was presented by an Oracle employee. The theory is based on a publicly available presentation on Oracle’s site that has around 500 slides. No kidding, you have a lot of options … Continue reading

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Why “Oracle 8” DBA?

– Because my history is mixed with Oracle 8 since the year 2000, since when I was a developer with Clipper5 and DBase skills learning PL/SQL for the job and also for my first certification exam. – Because despite Oracle’s … Continue reading

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