Some Oracle Bloggers You Should Check Out

thatjeffsmith Database Stuff, General 18 Comments

There’s tons of great info out there. Sometimes you just need help finding it. Here are some bloggers you should subscribe to. Not everyone can publish daily or even weekly, but these folks, when they DO publish, put out good, solid stuff. And many of these guys and gals will be at Open World and probably Pythian’s Blogger Party. If …

I’m On Vacation – Go Read These Blogs Instead

thatjeffsmith SQL Developer 1 Comment

I’m at the beach! But if you desire fresh SQL Developer-themed content, then you are still in great shape. Check out these blogs: The Data Warrior AKA Oracle ACE Director Kent Graziano Heli from Finland AKA Oracle ACE Director and published author Heli Helskyaho Kris Rice Colm Divilly Barry McGillin Not Enough? I have a YouTube Channel with SQL Developer …

3 More Oracle SQL Developer Bloggers

thatjeffsmith SQL Developer 0 Comments

I’m on vacation this week – so in order to keep you folks entertained, I thought I would spotlight a few of our developers who also blog. Kris Rice Kris is one of the two original developers of SQL Developer. He’s also my boss, but don’t blame him for me. Lately, he’s been into all things cloud – especially taking …

WP Image Alignment Example

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Image Left, Text Right It starts out OK, even fine really. Text here, should be up top and from the left, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah, …

Blogging Tip: Syndicate, But Make it Work for You Too!

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Disclosure: I manage a blog syndication site, OraDBPedia. Part of my job involves looking for compelling bloggers in the Oracle database space and convincing them to let us syndicate their content. Syndicate: (Communication Arts / Journalism & Publishing) (tr) to sell (articles, photographs, etc.) to several newspapers for simultaneous publication — from FreeDictionary.com The general idea for a blogger is …

My ‘New’ Job

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I have never been really good at telling people ‘No.’ Let me clarify that – I have never been really good at telling people I work with ‘No.’ This trait put me in an interesting position recently when both @BrentO and @CHasker Instant Messaged me at work. Apparently I was the lucky guy to run Quest’s new Wiki/Blog site, OraDBPedia. …

Why I do the Twitter|Yelp|Blogging

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My friends, family, and colleagues are frequently asking me why I do Twitter. Or to be honest, when I ask if they are on Twitter, their response is less than enthusiastic. In fact, the most frequent response I get is either Rolling of the eyes, OR “I don’t need to tell people what I had for lunch yesterday.” Why does …