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Jimmy Brock
Works at Epicor Software
Attended Bowling Green State University, Ansonia (Ohio) High School
Lives in Pleasant Hill, CA
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Having trouble understanding what a programmer is saying? This should help decrypt the lingo.
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NoCOUG Winter Conference is three weeks ago. Don't forget to register. Peter Koletzke will be leading an all-day Oracle ADF lab for developers and Kyle Hailey will be leading an all-day DBA bootcamp.
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So much for the hype
 
Why Microsoft buying Nokia is pretty insignificant.

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Go Daddy "we weren't hacked or compromised - we were just being incompetent"
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NoCOUG Spring conference pictures and presentations http://bit.ly/1gL2o9D
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NoCOUG Winter Conference is Thursday, 20-FEB-2014. Include DBA Bootcamp and a FREE Oracle ADF hands-on lab.
The NoCOUG Winter Conference is Thursday, 20-FEB-2014 – you have registered haven't you? The conference includes an Oracle by Oracle track, an all-day DBA Bootcamp presented by Kyle Hailey and an all-day Oracle ADF hands-on lab presented by Peter Koletzke. You can see details of all the sessions ...
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NoCOUG members and friends can use code BIWANCUG until Dec 31 for a price of only $199 at BIWA conference http://biwasummit.com/ #BIWAsummit
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My last day at Booz Allen...six years were awesome. On to Epicor Software in Dublin , CA next week. My first non-government job in 11-years. Looking forward to it.
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RIP Lotus 1-2-3
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Feel good video of the day. 7 yo cancer survivor scores touchdown in Nebraska spring game.
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Database architect and developer
Employment
  • Epicor Software
    Database Engineer, 2013 - present
    Oracle DBA & Developer
  • Booz Allen Hamilton
    Database Architect & Developer, 2008 - 2013
  • Tek System
    Oracle PL/SQL Development Lead, 2007 - 2008
    ETL processing using Oracle PL/SQL and Oracle Warehouse Builder Migrating 4TB system from SQL Server and flat files to Oracle 10g
  • K-Force
    ETL Lead Developer, 2006 - 2007
    Air Force contractor responsible for data loading large flat files from NIPR/SIPR networks
  • Smartronix, Inc.
    Oracle DBA and ASP Developer, 2002 - 2006
    Production Oracle DBA and ASP.NET 2.0 web deveopment
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Pleasant Hill, CA
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Santa Monica, CA - Dayton, OH - Greenvillie, OH - Houston, TX
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Oracle performance tuning geek
Introduction
  • Oracle geek
  • Mac enthusiast
  • Perl advocate
  • Plant-based diet convert
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My IQ is higher than my cholesterol
Education
  • Bowling Green State University, Ansonia (Ohio) High School
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My late wife used to call me "shithead"
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iPhone 4 in pure CSS3!
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This rendering of iPhone 4 and its icons was made in pure CSS3. No images, no base64, no SVG, no canvas, just 3395 lines of CSS code and 335

Vegan Herb Pound Cake
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Pound cake from a slow cooker and it's vegan. Kathy Hester walks you through the steps and variations -- think almond-thyme, lemon-basil, co

Deploying Stuff With Git | The Pythian Blog
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A public blog on subject matters of interest to DBAs, by The Pythian Group's remote DBA specialists in Oracle, SQL, and MySQL.

Oracle Block Change Tracking in 2013
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See Alex's white on Block Change Tracking Internals that's now published on My Oracle Support. Take a poll on Oracle BCT adoption.

Transactions
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It's very easy to get a lot of information from an AWR (or Statspack) report - provided you remember what all the numbers represent. From ti

Troubleshooting high CPU usage with poor-man's stack profiler - in a one...
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Here's an example of a quick'n'dirty way of profiling stack traces on your command line. This is an example from Solaris (but the script sho

A W i d e r V i e w: Simple Way to Calculate OS CPU Utilization
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Another (Simpler) Way to Calculate CPU Utilization. Back in April of 2011, I blogged about how to calculate the operating system CPU utiliza

Sqlplus is my second home: Part 7 – Downloading files via sqlplus :-)
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Some years ago I wrote about how sqlplus allows you to run sqlplus scripts directly from HTTP and FTP locations instead of the local filesys

How to Finding Similar SQL Statement, the easy way.
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The proper use of bind variables in SQL statements is a must. How do we find queries that don't use bind variables and are parsed each time

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The Future of Fitness and Health
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What is fitness? The first definition of fitness is:

Revealing the hints behind the Automatic SQL Tuning Advisor | The Pythia...
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A public blog on subject matters of interest to DBAs, by The Pythian Group's remote DBA specialists in Oracle, SQL, and MySQL.

Cartoon: This Family Has Certain Standards
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See more of Rob's cartoons at Noise to Signal.

Don’t forget about column projection
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Note: this post is not about some exact statement, but about importance of column projection which should not be ignored, especially in case

The right to know what you are eating
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An unprecedented agricultural experiment is being conducted at America's dinner tables. While none of the processed food we ate 20 years ago

Repeat After Me: NULL Values are Not Stored in Indexes?
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February 28, 2012 I do not always get as much benefit from the books that I read as the books' authors probably intended, although the co

What to Learn from LinkedIn Password Hack as an Oracle DBA
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Confessions of an Oracle Database Junkie - Arup Nanda The opinions expressed here are mine and mine alone. They may not necessarily reflect

FIRST/LAST versus FIRST_VALUE/LAST_VALUE
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As I promised in my last post, I want to discuss the difference between FIRST/LAST and FIRST_VALUE/LAST_VALUE. Previously I discussed FIRST

Oracle related stuff: Dynamic Sampling And Indexes
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This way the statistics will be handled consistently for both table and indexes. Note that all this doesn't apply to Global Temporary Ta

Dr. Jan rocks! For the first time in years I am pain free and I have such a high-energy level. She is caring person who understands the mind, body connection; and communicates effectively.
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