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DIY DBA - hobbyist or menace?

Musings on a consultant’s world.

We’ve all met them.  Either at work, on a project or in social interaction, the person who you meet and they say “oh, you’re an Oracle DBA… me too.   740 more words

Database

DECIDE YOUR OWN FATE

The headline sounds dire but deciding your fate while developing a new product will save you time and keep you sane.

THE TWO ARCHETYPES OF NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPERS. 452 more words

Get Your Head Straight

Hobby, hobbier, hobbiest hobbyists

I’m making my way erratically through Robert Crais’s back catalogue of detective fiction, and today in Demolition Angel (Orion, 2000) happened upon an unusual misspelling: 123 more words

Words

Capacitors Part II

Hello again and welcome to another tutorial on Volts ‘n’ Bolts about capacitors. The last time I talked about capacitors, I explained how a capacitor works, what you use them for, and how to use one for electrical energy storage. 995 more words

Electronics

Ohm's Law and Resistors Part II

Welcome back to Volts ‘n’ Bolts for part II of Ohm’s law and resistors! To review from part I, we learned that there’s a device that we can use called a resistor to do three things; 638 more words

Electronics