Opinion

Sometimes the solution to a problem is not technology. Many years ago I read a column in PC Magazine, written by by John Dvorak. In the article, Mr. Dvorak was questioning the growing popularity of digital pagers. That alone gives a clue as to how long ago the article was published. In the article, Mr.
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In a recent exchange on the Oracle Technology Network forums, one of the participants asked “What was the Y2K problem ? Please describe in details.”  And a few years ago a younger co-worker told me point-blank that he had “read about Y2K” and concluded the whole thing was a hoax. These comments disturbed me in
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I often see people afraid to try even the simplest of tasks on their Oracle databases, asking “Can I <fill in the blank>?” When it is suggested they try for themselves and see what happens, the common excuse is “I don’t have a test system.” Every oracle professional (or student) should have their own private
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