RODM Article on the Oracle Technology Network

August 3, 2010 | C

A new article over at OTN demonstrates the new RODM package that allows you to control Oracle Data Mining within the database itself using R.  This and the recent announcement over at Revolution Analytics both reveal more solutions for proces...
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Hacker News User Base Changed?

July 26, 2010 | C

There are lots of references on Hacker news to the fact that the "good old days" are gone and that the character of the site has changed since it started.  The visualization above was based on a sample of users that posted on the site in recent ti...
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R and Oracle HR Part I – Set Up and Connect

July 8, 2010 | C

There has been recent interest in the attention that Oracle has been giving to R.  This has been related to the use of Oracle Data Mining which is a paid option to Oracle.  This is the first in a series of posts that can be run using the Orac...
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Modern Microprocessor MIPS

April 2, 2009 | Neil Gunther

The question of how modern microprocessors compare with mainframe processors of yore, arises from time to time. The vernacular rate metric that has persisted for a long time (long in the history of computers, that is) is MIPS. Whether you approve of M...
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