Thursday, January 08, 2009

Happy New Year...

Happy New Year to everyone...

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Blogger Michael A. Rife said....

Happy New Year to you, your family, and Oracle, too. What new stuff is on the horizon at Oracle for 2009? "Inquiring Oracle users want to know ..."

Thu Jan 08, 09:20:00 AM EST  

Blogger Thomas Kyte said....

@Michael

Exadata would be one

and it has been a while since 11gR1 was released...

Thu Jan 08, 09:27:00 AM EST  

Blogger Raghuram Rao Kalakuntla said....

Tom,

I read your "Tom Kyte's DBA Resolutions for 2009". I live in Chicago and am a looking for a mentor. I just entered the DBA field, was a programmer earlier. I am also looking for an entry level DBA position. Thanks.

Raghu Kalakuntla
raghuramraok@gmail.com

Thu Jan 08, 10:34:00 AM EST  

Anonymous Anonymous said....

Hi Tom,
Read your 2009 resolutions...

If all the DBA's can follow these resolutions, asktom website will have a serious lack of traffic issue:)

I for one hope to sincerely follow them.

Thanks for your continuous great work.

Thu Jan 08, 10:59:00 AM EST  

Anonymous Naresh said....

Happy New year Tom.

"Second, I'll have put in place the next generation of DBAs so that I can move up or move over in the future."

I am wondering what you exactly do at Oracle - mostly in your articles etc you say you are a developer (I remember you saying you WERE a DBA earlier).

We all know your seminars and asktom - apart frmo that I would have imagined you would be designing/architecting systems in totality (meaning also about their availability, performance etc) or some such thing - but not a DBA, although there is no doubt you know the stuff.

Maybe you can tell us exactly what you do at Oracle - its amazing a VP is allowed to do DBA stuff. Its quite unlike the VPs in my company :)

Fri Jan 09, 08:07:00 PM EST  

Blogger mohamed said....

Happy new year Tom.

The paris semina with you was very interesting.

Mohamed

Sat Jan 10, 05:35:00 AM EST  

Blogger Thomas Kyte said....

@Naresh

this describes a lot of what I did in the past.

In the years since, I've continued being an individual contributor and actually stopped being a VP last year. I moved groups and titles just being titles to me (I don't really care what you call me) gave that up. It was really important to me (the title).

I now work in server technologies here at Oracle, not in sales anymore. I work in the database development organization - closer yet to the product I use every day...

Sat Jan 10, 04:44:00 PM EST  

Anonymous Anonymous said....

Happy New Year Tom

Sun Jan 11, 06:17:00 AM EST  

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