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Steve Harville
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Steve is an experienced Oracle database administrator and lifetime learner in the Oracle community. He is continually seeking out new ideas and strategic plans for maximizing current and future information technology systems. His ideas and expertise allows him to produce excellent results in the constantly changing field of data base administration.
Steve is an experienced Oracle database administrator and lifetime learner in the Oracle community. He is continually seeking out new ideas and strategic plans for maximizing current and future information technology systems. His ideas and expertise allows him to produce excellent results in the constantly changing field of data base administration.

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“The inventor patented a process that addresses floating point errors by computing “two limits (or bounds) that contain the represented real number”

Inventor Claims to Have Solved Floating Point Error Problem
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The hidden costs of serverless

Evaluating the real costs of serverless architecture is tricky
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"An online transaction processing (OLTP) benchmark simulating modeling a brokerage firm’s customer-broker-stock exchange interaction showed a 4% impact"

Intel Firmware Updates and Initial Performance Data for Data Center Systems
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"No one wins awards for coming in on time, under budget and exceeding expectations. They get awards for working 100hours a week 'fixing' something that should never have been done in the first place. "

Why are triggers a bad idea
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RT @TunedinCoaching: "You will always receive what you actually expect. Sometimes,"
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"Technically DNS resolvers should be firewalled off from the public internet because they are a DDoS reflection risk , but a lot of devices out there ship with bad default configuration"

DNSFS. Store your files in others DNS resolver caches
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"The Intel exec said users shouldn't feel discouraged by these snags and continue to install updates from OS makers and OEMs."

"AMD announced it will ship microcode updates "


Intel Broadwell and Haswell CPUs Experiencing Reboots After Firmware Updates
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RT @tech31842: In which @TanelPoder simultaneously dispenses awesome knowledge and fails to understand the meaning of the word "secret"
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"That's kind of a mind-bending thing to think about, because if you try to push or pull it, it will go in the opposite direction from what your intuition would tell you."

Device creates negative mass—and a novel way to generate lasers
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"CPUs do not rollback cache after speculative execution
You can manipulate the cache to create a side-channel
Intel CPUs allow you to read memory from other processes while in a transient instruction"

I read the Meltdown paper so you don't have to
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