Monthly archive for January 2014

I need a TDM team, but how do I staff it?

My name is Jessica Toton. I’m a senior consultant at Orasi Software. The first six years of my career, I was a PL/SQL developer for custom Oracle projects. Over the last 7 years, I’ve been leading Oracle Development and Test Data Management teams. I’ve been a consultant

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Creating Successful Requirements for Performance and Scalability from Subjective Goals

Whenever I work on a performance problem, I need a maturity assessment of the existing requirements. A great place to start is characterizing the performance issues from the stakeholders. Let’s separate this into three archetypes to guide the discussion: Subjective, Low Precision, and Monitored. For each of

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