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Gary Myers
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Attended University of the West of England
Lived in Sydney, New South Wales (current)
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Last job, I was working in a database of tens of Gb. Where I am now, it is tens of Tb (on a 3 node Oracle cluster).
Comics about software development in a small Vancouver startup.
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Yikes! DBA(s!) for 3 dbs?  Heck, 2 of us take care of 30+ Oracle and 350+ MSSQL.  I'm in the wrong job!...
MInd you, we're lucky I never allowed RAC to get a foot in here: got enough problems as is!  About to go 12c, no plugs anywhere!
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These things are popping up on a monthly basis now.
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Single point of truth !
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"So tell me, do you think a Project Manager's role is to help realise people's ideas, or manage people's expectations ?"
The PM doesn't usually have any decision making powers as to the quality, scope and budget, of the overall project, so whether people's ideas get realised is entirely down to whether they'...
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That would be an interesting dataset to play with.

Forbes Now: FAA Finally Admits Names And Home Addresses In Drone Registry Will Be Publicly Available. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIw1ZHm9SM
The FAA finally confirmed this afternoon that model aircraft registrants' names and home addresses will be public.
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Check your mules are working with a spycam
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The 'Time' and 'Names' links are well worth a read.
Inspired by falsehoods programmers believe about time and usernames, I thought I'd start collecting falsehoods programmers have about networks. Data on the network cannot be altered. Encrypted data on the network cannot be altered. Data cannot be accidentally corrupted, because TCP has checksums and Ethernet has CRCs If it's inside my perimeter firewall, that means I have total control over it (@armorguy) If it doesn't return an error, then send(...
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Ever Increasing Priorities - Blog Post
Inspired by a recent Martin Widlake post, I also have something to say about urgency. In most problem/incident management systems there is some 'priority' level. And all the ones I've met,...
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Is blackmail a business model ?
title: Say cheese! scene: coffee #7733:How about those instagram guys, huh? Facebook gave them A billion dollars for less than two years work. #1234:It Makes you wonder what You're doing with your...
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Oracle Web Developer
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  • Independent Consultant
    Developer, 2011 - present
  • SMS M&T
    Consultant, 2008 - 2011
  • DWS
    Consultant, 2007 - 2008
  • Independent Consultant
    Developer, 1998 - 2007
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Sydney, New South Wales (current) - Adelaide, South Australia - Perth, Western Australia - Bristol, Enlgand - London, England
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Husband, father, blogger and winner of the Q2 2011 PL/SQL Challenge
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  • University of the West of England
    Systems Analysis, 1987 - 1991
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Grilled fish and chips for the family. Great value dinner.
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My family are regular "take-awayers" here. Great selection of dishes. Our kids love the duck with pancakes.
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