I was in a COE, (Center of Excellence) meeting yesterday and someone asked me, “Kellyn, is your blog correct? Are you really speaking at a Blockchain event??” Yeah, I’m all over the technical map these days and you know what?
How many times have you had a developer come to you and say, “I just did a bad thing in the database. Can you recover from what I just did?”
I ended up speaking at two events this last week. Now if timezones and flights weren’t enough to confuse someone, I was speaking at both an Oracle AND a SQL Server event- yeah, that’s how I roll these days.
There are a lot of people and companies starting to push the same old myth regarding the death of the database administrator role in companies. On the Oracle side, it started with release Oracle 7 and now is proposed with the introduction of cloud. Hopefully my post will help ease the mind of those out there with concerns.
No, this isn’t a title for a future Star Wars movie, but our own future, foreseen by me, (as well as many others) from experience, research and discussions everyday.
Ah, yes, it’s that RMOUG Training Days time of the year again!
As a techie, I didn’t put a lot of time into my slides when I first started presenting, thinking I’d simply dazzle them with my amazing knowledge.
I’ve been at Delphix for just over six months now. In that time, I was working with a number of great people on a number of initiatives surrounding competitive, the company roadmap and some new initiatives.
So Brent Ozar’s group of geeks did something that I highly support- a survey of data professional’s salaries. Anyone who knows me, knows I live by data and I’m all about transparency.
I make some odd New Year’s Resolutions and mine for 2017 was to add some smart home solutions to our home that made sense. I’ve seen what can happen if you don’t plan these types of projects out well, (looking at you, Mark Rittman!) and the insanity that ensues!