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3 OOW2K6 – Unbreakable Linux – The next stage

Unbreakable Linux and updates on upcoming 11g release

Mr. Larry Ellison’s keynote blew everything of the table for today; at least it did for me and let’s be honest, this is (IMHO) great news. OK, the rumors were there for a long time, but then again, it was never out in the open and confirmed.

4 OOW2K6 – and Mr. Kyte has left the building…

Tuesday – Getting into the spirit

I am just joking, so far I haven’t seen an Elvis look-a-like in town, but I would be very interested how Thomas Kyte felt about his session this morning for this huge audience.

But I will start with the beginning. I started off this Tuesday morning in the Hilton Hotel, with Thomas Kyte’s presentation “Things you think you know”. I hadn’t really planned this session, but I am glad, I am really glad I did. Mr. Kyte is a very gifted speaker and knows what he speaking of, which helps ;-). Despite the fact that I had sometimes the feeling: “OK, what’s the big deal. It should be all common knowledge or at least, if you use your common sense, it shouldn’t be a new topic to you”. The brilliant metaphors he used, where priceless, funny and with al lot of wit addressed to the audience, so if that didn’t trigger them to think next time, then I don’t know how you should do it better…