Month: January 2009


I made a bit of an error yesterday doing and export/import. I exported to a file I shouldn't have, then imported the wrong file. I didn't loose any data (thank God), but I did manage to push someone'stesting back by two weeks.He wasn't too happy about that, but I think he understands. Mental note, don't […]

Stand Up

When I turn 40 I might also have to start standing up for myself and my beliefs more. For too long i’ve just coasted along, let others make decisions for me, gone along with their decisions because it was easier that way.I need to change that, and for me and for my family, I need […]

Spenging Less

I’ve decided today that one other area that I can change is spending less. I spend allot on little things, like coffee here, a can of drink there. Little things that would be easy to save money getting another way.So I will try cutting those out.

Oracle 7

I’ve been doing allot of work with Oracle 7.3.4 over the last few days. It’s been both interesting and annoying.Interesting because I’ve not had much to do with it before, annoying because much of what would be simple to do in version 9 and 10 has to be done the long way by hand in […]

The Big 4 0

I’ll be turning 40 this year and I’ve decided that its time for me to make a few changes in my life.I’ll spend between now and my birthday coming up with ideas how to change my life for the better, and when I turn 40, bang, they will all be put into action. No more […]

Driving Me Crazy

Sometimes this database thing drive me batty. I want to do some Point-In-Time Recovery testing. We happen to have a spare server so I think great! I’ll install Solaris 10, Oracle 9i, set it up and do some testing.I manage to get Solaris 10 installed OK, but damn Oracle 9i won’t install!I’ve never had this […]