Things I have done in my life.

Doug Gault PERSONAL 2 Comments

Maybe its the fact that I’m coming up on my 50th birthday. Maybe its that I’m kind of at a crossroads in my career. Maybe its because I’m a sappy sentimentalist that just like to nostalgically recount his experiences. What ever it is that drove me, a few months ago I started writing down the things I have accomplished in …

Coming Full Circle.

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In April’s blog post, I alluded to the fact that the future had a number of changes in store and that I wasn’t exactly sure what shape those changes would take. Since April, a lot has happened; avenues have been explored, opportunities have been entertained, and decisions have been made. It’s been a very interesting few weeks, but I believe …

The Road Not Taken

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In June 2012, Scott Spendolini and I signed the papers whereby Enkitec acquired the assets of Sumneva. We announced this big news at ODTUG KSCOPE and it was met with quite a lot of interest and more than a few congratulatory beers. Our goal was to step away from the day-to-day trappings of running your own business (i.e. Accounting, Sales, …

Of Multiple screens and Mac Menus

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Those who know me probably know I’ve been a Mac convert for a number of years. At home I have several Macs for various purposes, but at work I have a MacBook Air and a 27″ Cinema Display that I use to do most of my work. I’ve always had a problem with the fact that the Mac menu bar …

Oracle Author Podcast.

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I recently had the pleasure of co-authoring the APress book, Beginning Oracle Application Express 4. It was both a trying and rewarding experience, but I’m glad I did it. A couple weeks ago I also participated in creating a Podcast about the book.  Here’s some information about it… A conversation with Patrick Cimolini, Martin D’Souza, and Doug Gault; Authors of …

Headed to RMOUG

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All my bags are packed, and ready to go…. IN about 2 hours I’ll be stepping out the door to head to the Rocky Mountain Oracle user Group (RMOUG). Both Scott Spendolini and I will be presenting there on behalf of Sumneva. Scott will be presenting Troubleshooting Oracle Apex on Tuesday, and I’ll be presenting Performance Tuning APEX Applications and …