asmcmd: command-line tool for ASM

I received a HOT tip yesterday about the existence of asmcmd. Frankly I'm ashamed that I didn't know about it sooner, since I've been doing an ass-ton of reading about ASM over the past month or so. I'd commit seppuku but I don't have a trusty second available. Instead, I'll... [Read More]

Oracle Parallel Basics with Doug Burns

Doug Burns has a great video presentation up at the Pythian blog, in which he gives a great explanation of the basics of Oracle's parallel execution feature.It's a great video and it got my head straight on a lot of things (and just created more work for objects that I... [Read More]

For Great Justice!

This brought a wry smile to my face. Although Ujang is royally screwed, Mladen still had the presence of mind to set him up the bomb.I hope you know what I'm talking about.