Apr 30 2008

Is “One Context Per Fact Table” a True Statement?

Categories: Fan / Chasm Trap, Universe Contexts, Universe Design Dave Rathbun @ 10:20 pm

The other day I was talking to someone about contexts in a universe and they offered the typical response. You probably know the one… it says that you should set up one context per fact table. If you read many posts on BOB then you’ll see that phrase quoted quite a bit. The question is: Is this the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth?

No, it is not.

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Apr 09 2008

Launched a New Photography Blog

Categories: General Dave Rathbun @ 12:36 am

I have had a photography site online for many years. It was one of the first sites I built, and lately is the last site to get any loving attention. :) I fixed a little bit of that a few weeks ago when I launched my new photography blog, and plugged it into that site.

So if you’re interesting in things outside of the IT world, I would love to have you stop by, read a post or two, and maybe even leave a comment. 8-)

Moments of Light Photography Blog

Apr 04 2008

Recovered From a WordPress Hack…

Categories: General Dave Rathbun @ 1:03 am

It seems that my installation of WordPress on this blog was hacked. Yes, I was out of date. Yes, I have fixed it. Yes, I have checked my server and everything seems fine. Yes, I’m pissed that people don’t seem to have anything better to do. :roll:

In any case, one of the symptoms was that all of my “pages” were changed to posts and then hidden for some reason. So if you were missing the conference download links, they’re back now.

Apr 02 2008

What A Long, Strange Trip It’s Been

Categories: General Dave Rathbun @ 2:19 am

I had two possible titles in mind for this blog post. The other one was “It’s Alive!” but I decided to go the Grateful Dead route instead. First, because I’m grateful it’s over. Second, because I almost feel dead after working until 2:30 AM or later last weekend. What am I talking about?

I’m talking about BOB Version III. :mrgreen:

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