Exadata books, Exadata training, Exadata in the cloud, Exadata for Xmas

Uli Bethke Oracle

The Exadata books Achieving Extreme Performance with Oracle Exadata (Osborne ORACLE Press Series) Expert Oracle Exadata The training There are now learning paths and training courses for Oracle Exadata. Exadata SAAS Have you also put an Exadata database machine on your wishlist for Christmas ? I have already cleared out the shed in the back garden. For those of you ...

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Uli Bethke LinkedIn Profile

Uli has 18 years’ hands on experience as a consultant, architect, and manager in the data industry. He frequently speaks at conferences. Uli has architected and delivered data warehouses in Europe, North America, and South East Asia. He is a traveler between the worlds of traditional data warehousing and big data technologies.

Uli is a regular contributor to blogs and books, holds an Oracle ACE award, and chairs the the Hadoop User Group Ireland. He is also a co-founder and VP of the Irish chapter of DAMA, a non for profit global data management organization. He has co-founded the Irish Oracle Big Data User Group.

Growing need for IT people with Analytical and/or Data Mining Skills

Uli Bethke data mining, Oracle, Training

Dispite the current economic conditions we have been enduring for the past couple of years, there is one type of IT job that is seeing an increase in demand.  This is in the area of data analytics and data mining.  In the last couple of days Accenture has announced that they are setting up a center of excellence for data ...

About the author

Uli Bethke LinkedIn Profile

Uli has 18 years’ hands on experience as a consultant, architect, and manager in the data industry. He frequently speaks at conferences. Uli has architected and delivered data warehouses in Europe, North America, and South East Asia. He is a traveler between the worlds of traditional data warehousing and big data technologies.

Uli is a regular contributor to blogs and books, holds an Oracle ACE award, and chairs the the Hadoop User Group Ireland. He is also a co-founder and VP of the Irish chapter of DAMA, a non for profit global data management organization. He has co-founded the Irish Oracle Big Data User Group.

Oracle Data Integrator (ODI): Timestamp with local timezone and daylights saving time

Uli Bethke Oracle, Oracle Data Integrator (ODI)

If you are you using the Oracle data type TIMESTAMP WITH LOCAL TIMEZONE in your data warehouse, you need to be careful when you are loading data with ODI. Let's assume you have set the time_zone on your database server to UTC, which corresponds to GMT.

In such a scenario, you need to set the time_zone of your client ...

About the author

Uli Bethke LinkedIn Profile

Uli has 18 years’ hands on experience as a consultant, architect, and manager in the data industry. He frequently speaks at conferences. Uli has architected and delivered data warehouses in Europe, North America, and South East Asia. He is a traveler between the worlds of traditional data warehousing and big data technologies.

Uli is a regular contributor to blogs and books, holds an Oracle ACE award, and chairs the the Hadoop User Group Ireland. He is also a co-founder and VP of the Irish chapter of DAMA, a non for profit global data management organization. He has co-founded the Irish Oracle Big Data User Group.

Comparing Exadata and Netezza TwinFin

Uli Bethke Data Warehouse, Oracle

Comparison between Exadata and Netezza Twin Fin. Ok, it comes from Netezza and as such is biased, but still an interesting read. It is worthwhile to remember though that Exadata is designed for mixed workloads (OLTP and Analytics), which is a key differentiator to any of the other DW appliance vendors. Interesting posts by Curt Monash on this http://www.dbms2.com/2009/09/29/integration-oltp-data-warehousing-exadata-2/ http://www.dbms2.com/2010/01/22/oracle-database-hardware-strategy/ ...

About the author

Uli Bethke LinkedIn Profile

Uli has 18 years’ hands on experience as a consultant, architect, and manager in the data industry. He frequently speaks at conferences. Uli has architected and delivered data warehouses in Europe, North America, and South East Asia. He is a traveler between the worlds of traditional data warehousing and big data technologies.

Uli is a regular contributor to blogs and books, holds an Oracle ACE award, and chairs the the Hadoop User Group Ireland. He is also a co-founder and VP of the Irish chapter of DAMA, a non for profit global data management organization. He has co-founded the Irish Oracle Big Data User Group.

Oracle naming conventions and coding guidelines for SQL and PL/SQL

Uli Bethke Oracle

Reading the German database pro magazine this morning I saw that Swiss consultancy Trivadis has published a very useful document on Oracle naming conventions and Oracle coding guidelines for SQL and PL/SQL. Visit the Trivadis website for other useful stuff such as their blog and technology center.

About the author

Uli Bethke LinkedIn Profile

Uli has 18 years’ hands on experience as a consultant, architect, and manager in the data industry. He frequently speaks at conferences. Uli has architected and delivered data warehouses in Europe, North America, and South East Asia. He is a traveler between the worlds of traditional data warehousing and big data technologies.

Uli is a regular contributor to blogs and books, holds an Oracle ACE award, and chairs the the Hadoop User Group Ireland. He is also a co-founder and VP of the Irish chapter of DAMA, a non for profit global data management organization. He has co-founded the Irish Oracle Big Data User Group.