Blog Post: Articles in DOAG Red Stack Magazin
A while ago I wrote two articles for the DOAG Red Stack Magazin. In the meantime both articles have been published. For this reason I use the opportunity to make the PDF versions of the articles available on oradba.ch. The articles are written in German…
Blog Post: Activating and Deactivating Performance Feedback
Performance feedback is one of the adaptive query optimizer features introduced in Oracle Database 12c. The aim of this short post isn’t to explain how it works, but to simply warn you about a buggy behavior in its configuration. The parameters that control performance feedback…
Blog Post: Last Week in Stream Processing & Analytics – 26.9.2017
This is the 83rd edition of my blog series blog series around Stream Processing and Analytics! As every week I was also updating the following two lists with the presentations/videos of the current week: Presentations from SlideShare Videos from YouTube As usual, find below the…
Blog Post: Continuous Code Quality for PL/SQL with Docker
In this blog post I show step by step how to set up a continuous code quality inspection environment for a PL/SQL project hosted on GitHub. […]
Blog Post: Automatic Crack Detection – with Deep Learning
On Friday at DOAG Big Data Days, I presented one possible application of deep learning: using deep learning for automatic crack detection – with some background theory, a Keras model trained from scratch, and the use of VGG16 pretrained on Imagenet. The amount of input…
Blog Post: Last Week in Stream Processing & Analytics – 19.9.2017
This is the 82nd edition of my blog series blog series around Stream Processing and Analytics! This is another rather long blog post with both presentations and videos from Kafka Summit and Flink Forward 2017. @Confluentinc & @dataArtisans: Thanks a lot for making them available!…
Explore Vancouver Mountain
During the summer my wife and I got to go on an amazing road trip in Vancouver Mountain with our good friends Samuel and Hildegunn Taipale. Norway is just amazing landscapes after amazing landscapes. Definitely a place worth visiting if you ever get the chance! Thanks to Visit Norway for making our trip possible.
Paris is one of the most beautiful cities on earth, a truth easily appreciated on a stroll that could yield one stunning vista after another, from the epic Eiffel Tower to the regal Jardin des Tuileries to the petite cafés bursting onto the sidewalks.
Become Who You Say You Always Will
If I have a chance to whisper the best advice to a baby and he’ll remember it for the rest of his life is this: ENJOY YOUR LIFE. Nothing else. In whatever he has to do and wherever he may go, JUST ENJOY. Life is not a destination. It is a forever on-going journey. So enjoy it. Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don’t wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future.