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I felt hat it might be time to reconsider my options

Posted 2009-10-31 at 04:03 AM by whama01

This morning, whilst waiting for the sun to rise before heading out on two wheels, I was presented with a dilemma. A colleague had posted a message on Facebook reporting that he was upgrading his home PC to “Karmic Koala”. Remembering that Thomas was an Ubuntu advocate, I presumed he was referring to a new version of his preferred operating system.

For me, my trusty 17in widescreen Toshiba Satellite laptop brick has happily lived for a number of years under the creased crown...
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Lost in Translation

Posted 2009-08-18 at 09:58 AM by whama01

Earlier this year we completed a major piece of work on a project to migrate one of our clients’ Windows [url=http://www.ingres.com/]Ingres[/url] 2.6 databases to [url=http://www.ingres.com/about/press/08-1118-database.php]Ingres 9.2[/url] on [url=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linux]Linux[/url]. So what’s so special about that I hear you ask? Well, in addition to implementing the now well rehearsed migration path between differing hardware platforms, operating systems and versions of Ingres,...
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What’s in a name?

Posted 2009-07-30 at 09:23 AM by whama01

I suspect like many, I make use of [url=http://www.google.com/alerts]Google Alerts[/url] to bring to my attention new catalogue entries of matching search criteria. Although I don’t want to be inundated with emails, I have a small selection of carefully chosen words and phrases, of which our beloved [url=http://www.ingres.com/]Ingres[/url] is naturally one.

My daily dose of new entries matching ‘Ingres’ occasionally comes up with a few pleasant findings that I had not already...
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L. T. P.

Posted 2009-07-09 at 08:20 AM by whama01
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Oh no, not another [url=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Three_letter_acronym]TLA[/url] I hear you cry!

After promising myself and a few others that it was time to venture into the world of blogging, I thought it only right and proper to choose a title which would characterize the general theme of the content of my blog.

This presented the first dilemma. I have absolutely no idea what the [i]general theme[/i] is going to turn out to be. Of course, living in [url=http://community.ingres.com/forum/blogs/]/community.ingres.com/forum/blogs/[/url]...
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