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Jeff Smith
Works at Oracle Corporation
Attended West Virginia University
Lived in Summersville, WV
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Nerd, husband, father, IT professional

I am a Product Manager for Oracle on their database development tools team.

My blogs and on-line content come from me, and only me. I am not paid to blog – I’m a consultant, and any blogging I do is to promote myself, my causes, and things that make me lol. — Directly lifted with permission from Brent Ozar.

My IT background is primarily based around Oracle’s RDBMS technology, but I also have experience with  IBM DB2 and Microsoft SQL Server.

My other passions include my family, trying new beers, riding my bike, classical literature, and West Virginia University football and basketball.

Find Me on the Internets

Note: I usually only accept Facebook requests from actual friends and LinkedIn requests from people I’ve actually worked with. If you want to get to know me, Twitter is a good place to start.

Bragging rights
Like ANYONE brags about themselves on the Internets?
  • West Virginia University
    Computer Science
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Senior Principal Product Manager
Software - sales, demonstrations, marketing, training, support, market requirements, feature specs, QA (in a pinch)...pretty much everything but the actual coding. Community management, public speaking, blogger, author.
  • Oracle Corporation
    Product Manager, 2011 - present
  • Quest Software
    Oracle Geek, 2001 - 2011
  • VTLS, Inc
    Technical Analyst, 1999 - 2001
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Summersville, WV - Morgantown, WV - Blacksburg, VA - Raleigh, NC - Apex, NC - Cary, NC


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Oracle SQL Developer Tips & Tricks talk tomorrow at noon, ET with +ODTUG
Listen in and pick up a few new techniques to save time and perhaps even make your job more fun with Oracle's Database IDE and GUI, Oracle SQL Developer. The Product Manager loves to entertain questions, and this session is best when interactive. You may even get a sneak peek at the newest ...
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Start typing, when you need help, hit <TAB>. #Oracle #SQL 
Animated GIF of Oracle SQLcl (a command-line interface) helping you auto-complete keywords while running DDL commands.
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No audio track here, sorry, playing around with QuickTime on the Mac for the first time...
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Yes, QuickTime Player
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Let's face it, you're not that good at typing. So just copy/paste what you need instead. 
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I use your tip of "Ctrl-Shift-C" every day. Thanks for it!
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Do people still do stuff here?

Some thoughts for 2016 and how to better myself. 
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Yes, I remember you offering the other day. I've just gotten wrapped up in other things.

Thanks again
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