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Oracle 12c Release 1 is here!

After much anticipation the new Release 1 of Oracle 12c (12.1.0.2) is finally available!

Get it here: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/database/enterprise-edition/overview/index.html

What does this mean:

Oracle’s ground breaking In Memory Database is now available!

As they say…this is BIG. Get more details about In Memory here: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/database/in-memory/overview/index.html

I am very excited about the possibilities of what we can do with this technology. It will be a game changer especially for those of us trying to do agile data warehousing and business intelligence.

Now we can talk about having big data in memory – quickly accessible so it can be used.

Anyway, it is a big day in Oracle-land.

Now if I can just get my client to upgrade….

Cheers.

Kent

The Oracle Data Warrior

The Power of Positive Thinking

He can who thinks he can, and he can’t who thinks he can’t. This is an inexorable, indisputable law.

Orison Swett Marden

 

 

Are you waiting for the Sure-Thing Boat?

The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore.

– Dale Carnegie

OUGF Harmony 2014, #OUGF14

Kent Graziano:

I had a great time at my very first Oracle User Group event in Finland. Many great sessions and speakers, excellent food (including lovely salmon soup and reindeer burgers!), lots of good conversation and time with friends old and new.

Several highlights for me were meeting and speaking with one of the pioneers of relational theory, CJ Date, and getting to see my good friend Dan Linstedt in action talking about Big Data and Data Vault 2.0.

It was a very worthwhile trip even if it is a long way from Houston.

Thank you very much to Heli and the staff of OUGF for the warm welcome and and keeping me fed! Hopefully I can go again sometime and enjoy some more Finnish hospitality.

And now – please read Heli’s post about the conference, complete with pictures!

Originally posted on HeliFromFinland:

I am Finnish and this is the end (Björn Rost).

The OUGF Harmony 2014 has ended. Sad:( It was such a fun event. I already miss all our great speakers and attendees….

We started on Wednesday with the speakers’ dinner in a Viking restaurant Harald. There was plenty of food and plenty of drinks….and plenty of VIKINGS….

vikings

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Iloon

The conference officially started on Thursday morning. The busses were waiting for speakers and attendees in the centre of Helsinki to drive them to the Finnish forest. The conference venue is called Haltia in a middle of a nature park of Nuuksio.

The content of the conference was amazing! We had THE C.J. Date explaining temporal data…

CJDate

And so many other excellent speakers. The audience was really listening…

Audience

The speaker of the first day was voted to be James Morle with his excellent keynote presentation. I am very sorry if you missed it:(…

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Better Data Modeling: #DataVault 2.0 Virtualising your Data Vault – Satellites

Guest Blog Link: Virtualising your Data Vault – Satellites

This is a MUST READ for anyone wanting to get Agile in their DW/BI program and for anyone doing Data Vault 2.0.

Actually anyone doing Data Vault 1.0 can benefit from the technique as well.

Roelant Vos has done quite a bit on trying to virtualize and automate data warehouses using DV 2.0 (especially since the WWDVC in Vermont.). Please check out his blog and follow him on twitter too.

Cheers

Kent

The Oracle Data Warrior

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