Today I was informed that my position was made redundant. I have been here for 3 years and I enjoyed it, but it will soon be over, and I will be on the market again looking for new job. I am a bit disappointed but other than that I’m fine – I’ve been through that before. When something ends, it also manifests a beginning of a new chapter. There is no use to obsess over what has already happened.
Read more →I really like my OnePlus One phone. It is an exemplary engineering achievement proving that it is possible to design a mobile phone as powerful as leading brand’s flagship models but costing half of their price.
Oneplus One is powered by Cyanogen OS, an open source OS based on Android Open Source Project (AOSP). Cyanogen OS has its own update cycles, which OnePlus One receives via over-the-air (OTA) updates. When I bought the phone, it had Cyanogen OS 11 installed, based on Android™ 4.
Read more →Jim Sinegal, co-founder and former CEO of Costco, is one of the most influential business leaders of our time. Motley Fool recently recorded an interview with him, “Costco’s Winning Formula”. The whole conversation is packed with wisdom. But one quote caught my particular attention: If you find yourself involved in something that you don’t truly love and feel passionate about, run, don’t walk, to the fastest exit and get out of there and get yourself involved in something you truly can become passionate about.
Read more →This isn’t a new song. I wrote it 3 years ago as an assignment for Berklee’s Online Composing and Producing Electronic Music course. It is heavily influenced by Robert Miles, one of my favourite trance artists. Here it is, “Dreamer”:
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If you would like to do a collaboration based on this song, send me an email at sergey@ozmoroz.
Read more →Identifying sessions consuming CPU time is a common task in Oracle performance tuning. However, as simple as it sounds, it is not that straightforward. Oracle recommends using Enterprise Manager or Automatic Workload Repository for that. The problem is that in real-life situations Enterprise Manager is often not installed, or you may not have access to it. You may not also have necessary privileges to run AWS. Besides, running AWS reports for such a simple task sounds like overkill.
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