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Small posts here and there about my life

sathya

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Well, I’m heading back to Austin for a second stint. Had an amazing time the last time{#aptureLink_8CR2q9PExE} I was there – was there for almost a year. Learnt a lot – technically & otherwise. Unlike last time when I had a flight from Chennai to Mumbai and then a direct Mumbai to New Jersey flight ( with a Mumbai International Airport to boot) – this time, the flight will be from Chennai.

sathya

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Its been a very busy, hectic past few months. Besides my day night job( I work at US timings, PITA), I’ve also started contributing to techie-buzz, though my day night job takes a whole lot of my time, and I’ve not been able to contribute much. My Linux blog and as well as this blog has been lying almost in a coma state. I plan to start posting some articles now and then, got it in shipshape with a new theme, so watch out!  I’m still pretty active on twitter ( again, not as active as I used…

sathya

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Toad (acronym for Tool for Oracle Application Developers) is arguably one of the most popular and best known tools used by most people dabbling in Oracle databases ( or for that matter, most relational databases anyway). Toad’s reputation is so good, I’ve known few people swear by it and don’t even bother looking at other software, no matter how good.

sathya

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If you’re looking to brush up on your PL/SQL knowledge, PL/SQL challenge{#aptureLink_bTi5ZytYmL} is pretty nice. It’s a daily challenge quiz, where you are presented with  multiple choice or true/false questions. It’s an initiative by Steven Feuerstein , who’s pretty well known. I just joined in, first few questions were not too tough 🙂 Join in, there’s some great prizes to be won{#aptureLink_WlOD3WAo4T} .

sathya

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I think this is my first post on iPhone ( barring the rant{#aptureLink_0054d33B1X}). o_O. Surprising, since I purchased the iPhone from eBay close to a year ago. Anyhow, being the computer freak enthusiast that I am,  I keep a track of most of the latest software that appears on the tech scene.  I generally have a zero-day update policy – any new version/update that arrives for a software I generally update it. I’m probably amongst the few folks who also read the release notes and…

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