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Dissertation - Predicting Bed Requirements Using Internal Hospital Data

It’s been a while since I wrote anything on here…..  Between a trip to America for a friend’s wedding and then assignments to get in for my Master’s, then catching up with work again, it’s been busy. 340 more words

Acute Hospital

Oracle 12c Release 1 is here!

After much anticipation the new Release 1 of Oracle 12c ( is finally available!

Get it here: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/database/enterprise-edition/overview/index.html

What does this mean: 105 more words


Handling Source System DDL Changes in the Data Warehouse - PeopleSoft

On a frequent basis, PeopleSoft Systems, or all systems for that matter, are updated.  Oracle has a Quarterly release schedule for bundle updates.  Each of these updates can include new tables, removed tables, new columns, removed columns, data type changes or other type of changes.   1,015 more words


What is the difference between OLTP and OLAP databases?

If you heard someone talking about databases then they are mostly “99.9%” of the times talking about the OLTP databases.

OLTP (Online Transaction Processing) databases are operational databases designed to keep the day-to-day business data transactions in the most optimal way by support faster queries, faster inserts, minimal locking and avoiding duplicates. 320 more words


Intel creates custom silicon that works with Oracle software

Intel (S INTC) said on Thursday that it has created a customized version of its Xeon E7 x2 processor that is tailored to work with Oracle (S ORCL) software. 251 more words

Big Data

A look back

As my New Media Literacy course wraps up for the summer, I would like to take the time to reflect upon three major topics that I found very interesting, but that should be made aware to everyone to better our future. 416 more words