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ODTUG Kscope 2011

Last week I attended my very first ODTUG KScope conference in Long Beach, California. I have  attended conferences by ODTUG before, but they were never this broad. Sunday On Sunday I attended the APEX symposium. It was nice to see that APEX is being developed by a rather small, but geographically dispersed, group of people. […]

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OPP 2010

On October 27th and 28th the combined OPP (Oracle PL/SQL Programming) and APEXposed conference is coming to Europe. To Brussels to be exact. I have had the privilege to attend these conferences since the first one in 2005. The nice thing about this conference is that it is the only conference (at least that I […]

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I got tagged!

Jornica tagged me. Thanks for the invitation. Here are a couple of things you may, or may not, know about me. My nickname was given to me about 13 years ago, by a friend. Patch is shorter than Patrick. I am married to Dana. We have 3 kids, Quinty (9), Kayleigh (7) and Mitchell (4). […]

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Steven has arrived in The Netherlands. After having his flight from Oslo canceled due to technical problems (did they loose a wing or something like that) he arrived at Schiphol airport around 21:30. About 2 hours later than expected but definitely on time for the events scheduled for tomorrow. First there is the TOAD User […]

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After being in classes for two days I think OPP2007 was a big success. I have seen some (though not all) good speakers and they provided me with some nice ideas I can probably use in my future work. As soon as we upgrade most of the databases to a more recent version (we are […]

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Flying out to San Francisco

While we are flying out to San Francisco to visit OPP2007 it's fun to have made contact with Alex just before the flight. Unfortunately he's a couple of rows behind us, but we can still do some last minute checks for the test-a-thon on Wednesday. We found that different settings in your database, especially for […]

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