Monthly Archives: February 2008

Systems Architecture in Chicago

I travelled to Chicago to attend Sun’s “Americas” SE Training Conference. I posted several articles on my sun/oracle blog, covering both the discussions, training and the journey, which I have reposted here as an omnibus article.

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Dave’s European Trip

I undertook a European trip, visiting Sun staff in Sweden and Italy. I posted a travelogue style  couple of blogs in my sun/oracle blog some of which I reposted here in July 2016. I report on my travel experiences, lingering too long on the airports. I also reflect on some aspects of doing business in Italy.

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Midnight in the oasis

I went to Dubai for a business meeting, a get together of Sun’s EMEA pre-sales leadership. The business agenda is confidential but I reflect on the experience. Dubai’s airport is only open at night, and for those that don’t know an important hub. While there, I went on a motorised desert safari, and rode a camel, all of 15 yards.

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