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Brendan Tierney
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In a previous blog post I showed you how to take a JSON data file and to load it into your Oracle Schema using R. To do this I used ROracle to connect to the database and jsonlite to do the JSON processing of the data. Alternatives to using ROracle would be RODBC, RJDBC and DBI.
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In this post I want to show you one way of taking a JSON file of data and loading it into your Oracle schema using ROracle. The JSON data will then be used to create a table in your schema. Yes you could use other methods to connect to the database and to create the table.
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The headline articles of Oracle Magazine for Fall 1987 (the Second issue) were on Enhancing cellular communications for Canadian Cellular, using Oracle to combat predatory starfish on Australia's Great Barrier Reef and breaking the 640K barrier using powerful microcomputers.
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Everyone is doing advanced analytics. Right? Hmm. Everyone is talking about advanced analytics? Yes that is true. Everyone is an expert in advanced analytics? This is so not true. Watch out for these Great Pretenders. You know what I mean! You know who I mean! Maybe you know some of them already ...
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The annual Oracle User Group in Ireland conference is on the 19th March in Croke Park. I'll be giving 2 presentations, with one each on the Development and Business Analytics tracks. Here are the details of these presentations.
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When you are working with and developing Decision Trees by far the easiest way to visualise these is by using the Oracle Data Miner (ODMr) tool that is part of SQL Developer. Developing your Decision Tree models using the ODMr allows you to explore the decision tree produced, to drill in on each ...
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Earlier today (4th May) SQL Developer 4.1 was released ��. For those of you who use the Oracle Data Miner tool (that is part of SQL Developer) you will need to upgrade your repository. The following steps will walk you through the process. 1. Download SQL Developer (you do need to have Java 8 ...
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A very powerful feature of Oracle Data Mining and one that I think does not get enough notice is called Automatic Data Preparation. Data Preparation is one of the most time consuming, repetitive and boring parts of the work that a Data Miner or Data Scientist performs as part of their daily ...
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Last week the Spring 2015 edition of OTech Magazine was published. Check out the link to the it here. Otech 1. I was lucky to have an article accepted and published in this edition and the topic of the article was on Predictive Queries. I've given a presentation on Predictive Queries at a few ...
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Over the past couple of months Oracle has been releasing some EA (Early Adopter) versions of a new tool that is currently called SQL Command Line. The team behind this new tool is the SQL Developer development team and they have been working on creating a new command line SQL tool that is based ...
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Employment
  • Self-Employed
    Consultant, 2001 - present
    www.oralytics.com
  • Open University
    Tutor, 2000 - present
  • UKOUG
    Deputy Editor, 2011 - present
  • Dublin Institute of Technology
    Lecturer, 2001 - present
  • Norkom Technologies
    Senior Consultant, 1998 - 2001
  • Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu
    Consultant, 1996 - 1999
  • Oracle Corporation
    Consultant, 1993 - 1996
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Dublin - Cavan - Brussels - Boston - Watford, UK
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Oracle ACE Director - I've been working with Oracle Databases and tools since 1992, Data Mining and Data Warehousing since 1998
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Oracle ACE Director - February 2013
(Oracle ACE - December 2011)
Editor Oracle Scene (UKOUG)
Deputy Chair of OUG Ireland BI SIG
Consultant
Trainer
Lecturer
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Oracle ACE Director
Education
  • Dublin City University
    MSc, 1996 - 1998
  • Dublin Institute of Technology
    BSc, 1989 - 1993
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