Lisa Dobson

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This Blog is aimed at Oracle Professionals who are new to the community and looking for advice and guidance. It will hopefully show you where and how to get help but will not tell you how to do your job - that bit is up to you.Lisa
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Log Buffer #132: a Carnival of the Vanities for DBAs

Thu, 2009-01-22 14:08
Welcome to the 132nd edition of Log Buffer, the weekly review of database blogs.This is my first post of this New Year, so let's kick it off with a new blog. Joel Goodman has begun his Blog from the DBA Classroom. This week he has been discussing the different ASM Storage Possibilities, but make sure to check out his older posts too if you missed them. I'll certainly be keeping an eye on this Lisa

A big 'Thank You'....

Mon, 2008-12-08 14:12 everyone who voted me onto the UKOUG Board of Directors!There seems to have been a bit of a shake up this year with 4 new Directors being elected, which I believe is the most number of new Directors in one year.We will officially take up our posts on 15th January and I'm really looking forward to the next 2 years - although I've been well advised that there is a lot of work ahead!I didn't Lisa

UKOUG Director Elections

Tue, 2008-11-18 14:56
As I mentioned in my last post, I am currently running as a candidate in the election for a place on the UKOUG Board of Directors this year.The election process has now begun, and voting closes on December 1st.More information on the election process itself, the current Directors and this years candidates can be found on the UKOUG website and my details can be found here.Ballot papers will be Lisa

At the third stroke...

Mon, 2008-11-03 15:45
...the time will be over 5 months since my last post (courtesy of the speaking clock..)In a nutshell, my flat is now finally sold, the stress is almost completely done with (but not quite, estate agent contracts and solicitors seem to have their own agendas) and I am almost back to some sort of reality.I'm going to be working on a client site near London until mid-December on an OWB project, and Lisa

Never move house….

Fri, 2008-05-30 15:30
….unless you are fully prepared for it to take over your life for a couple of months and push your stress levels through the roof, only for it to come crashing down round your feet on the day it’s all supposed to complete.The worst part is knowing that now that it’s back on the market, I’m going to have to go through the whole thing again in the not too distant future.Anyway, that sort of Lisa