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My new blog

I will start blogging about my new career as data engineer on a new place: http://marcel-jan.eu/datablog/2017/02/21/welcome-to-my-new-blog/ On this blog I intend to take you with me on a journey through Big Data. That’s why the blog is called “Expedition Data”. … Continue reading

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UKOUG Tech 2014 – Super Sunday

After the UKOUG Tech 2011 in Birmingham, I really wanted to go to a new UKOUG Tech conference. And this year I am back, now in Liverpool. Saturday, after landing and traveling by a slow bus to the city centre, … Continue reading

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I’ve changed the theme

I’ve changed the WordPress theme of this blog, because I thought the old one, Minimalizine, was nice, but it was just to narrow for code and output. So the new theme, Twenty Ten, is a little wider, so to read … Continue reading

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Looking for new Oracle database and middleware specialists

On 1 october 2012 I started working for Rabobank Groep ICT. Looking back at the past 15 months, I can honestly say it was a good decision. It’s great to work with so many (about 50!) great Oracle DBAs and … Continue reading

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Struggling to install Metasploit with Oracle drivers

Next tuesday I’ll be doing an Oracle database hacking course for teammembers at my work. (Because, the best way to gain security awareness, is to learn to hack). We’ll be doing SQL injection, port scanning with Nmap, network sniffing with … Continue reading

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Insights from (audio) books

To and from work I spend quite some time in my car and I always saw this commuting as wasted time. Until I discovered audiobooks. The first audiobook I listened to, was “Dune” from Frank Herbert, narrated by Scott Brick, … Continue reading

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You’ve got mail. From the NSA.

Dear American business owner, As you might have heard on the news, our organization reads a lot of data going over the Internet. You might have gotten under the impression that this includes everything from the data you send when … Continue reading

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