Tuesday, 27 June 2017

PG Day Russia, out of comfort zone.

In one week from now, I will be visiting the pgday.ru event in St Petersburg.

There is a Russian and an English page...


A big Thanks (Спасибо) goes to Timur Akhmadeev for bringing the event to my attention.

Curious as I am, I decided to try and send them some abstracts, and Low-and-Behold: I got selected to speak. Twice. Wow, Honored. My head was swelling with pride...

To some of my oracle Friends: I can recommend visiting non-Oracle events: You can stop bickering about the CBO or the opatch-inventory, and re-start living again. We can learn a lot, and we may even warn the PG community of some of our oracle-based mistakes.

It is Interesting and Fun just exploring the fellow-speakers and topics.
The PG community seems full of talent and experience. For example, they are also (re)discovering the benefits of "smart-DB" and "thick-DB" (link to "continuous delivery of stored-procedures").

So today I got my Passport back (visum approved), and I am all set to go. I really look forward to wandering around this event as a complete noob in a Foreign Environment.

#Curious  #любопытный


4 comments:

Philips Huges said...
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Anonymous said...

Hello Piet!

Hope that Russia wasn't as far from the comfort zone as it seemed :) Was a great pleasure to meet you and hear your experience. Hope to see you again.

Cheers,
Alex

PdV said...

Hey Alex,
(Alex K or Alex L ?)
My first Russian visit went Fine.
The conference was Excellent and St Pb was great to see. I will try to go back for proper visit of the city later.
And I will try to do some more PG conference as well. Interesting, and Good experience.

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