Stories from July, 2017

Sorry – 2TB of data is sooooooooo much disk space!

2 TB, or 2 terabytes, or 2,000,000,000,000 bytes is sooooooooo much disk space, of course you can't have a clone of of the ...Read more

Multibit Variable Width Encoded Datatypes – Questions To Myself

As some errors made by programmers are so blindingly obvious, you do not need to check whether the code would even, for example, compile! ...Read more

8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 17 – Of course!

I am likely to be proved wrong. Last year I blogged that the next major version of Oracle might be version 13. It is not an unreasonable ...Read more