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Jeffrey Erickson
Content Strategist

Jeff Erickson is content strategist for database and data-driven innovation at Oracle. An award-winning script writer and columnist, Erickson is a former editor of Database Insider News and has more than 15 years of experience writing for and about the smart, curious people who keep our digital world humming.

3 Can’t Miss Ways to Turn Your DBA Skills into Gold

Autonomous databases signal change, and DBAs can make that change pay off with new data-focused opportunities. By Jeff Erickson October 14, 2019 A technology shift...

From DBA to Data Scientist

Machine learning in Oracle Autonomous Database provides a path to one of the hottest jobs in tech. By Jeff Erickson October 4, 2019 Charlie Berger wants DBAs and...

Autonomous in the Mix

As autonomous databases become part of large database estates, monitor and manage them with Oracle Enterprise Manager. By Jeff Erickson July/August 2019 At a...

Autonomous Database for All

A new dedicated service and the latest developer tools let more go autonomous. By Jeff Erickson July/August 2019 Even for people eager to use Oracle...

Emerging Tech, Emerging Opportunities

Blockchain, IoT, and AI are here, but how do data experts use them in new business projects? By Jeff Erickson May/June 2019 Jerry Ward has always been a database...

Database Innovation

New features in Oracle Database 19c: A few favorites explained By Jeff Erickson March/April 2019 Oracle Database 19c has arrived, with new features that make...

Hidden Opportunities in Autonomous Databases

A longtime database architect says there’s always opportunity in times of change. Right now, the time is ripe for those who can help AI do its job. By Jeff...

Autonomous Database: A DBA’s New Best Friend?

Things you’ll do less of, and things you’ll want to do more of By Jeff Erickson January/February 2019 When technology turns a corner, as it has with the...

Autonomous Databases Give You Time for Data Modeling

Not busy patching and backing up? Turn your focus toward database design. By Jeff Erickson January/February 2019 Anyone who’s worked with Heli Helskyaho—Oracle ACE...