How To: Manage your Oracle patch deployment life cycle using Oracle Support Patch Plans

Posted by on December 8, 2012 at 4:30 am

As part of my writing I often try to document and share best practices I develop on my day to day work, this one relates to formalizing the patch deployment process for your oracle environments …

Materialized View Maintenance – Part I: Guidelines

Posted by on January 15, 2011 at 6:00 pm

I have been working with a lot of materialized views in our PeopleSoft Campus Solutions Warehouse lately and let me tell you, they can be a pain some times. Before I go into technical details here are some best practices that we have developed in our environment for data that is loaded once nightly.

PMO Documentation Templates

Posted by on July 11, 2010 at 6:00 pm

Some thoughts on program management best practices and our guiding principles when designing documentation templates and control mechanisms.

OBIEE MUDE Repository Life Cycle

Posted by on July 4, 2010 at 6:00 pm

The attempt today was to illustrate in a very simple diagram the metadata development process in a OBIEE multi-user development environment (MUDE).

Google Webmaster Tools

Posted by on April 12, 2010 at 10:00 am

If you feel like tracking how the rest of the world sees your blog (and I guess we can assume the rest of the world uses Google of course), adding Google Webmaster Tools is a very good idea