"I’m sitting at Birmingham airport about to embark on my trip to OOW 2009. I’m always a bit nervous before OOW. It’s so big and so daunting. I know I’m going to enjoy it, but the prospect seems a little overwhelming…" - Oracle ACE Director Tim Hall
"Can you imagine telling a god that it has to test its creation before we are expected to live in it? What an insult! The resulting fury would surely scorch a civilization or two to embers (perhaps that was really the sin of Sodom). So you can understand why we programmers do so little and so ineffective testing. It is insulting to think that what we wrote does not work, does not meet the needs of our users." - Steven Feuerstein
A guide to architecting and managing the modern enterprise that deals not only with vast volumes of structured data sets and databases, but has a growing need to include and harness the value from its unstructured data.