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The Monty Hall problem is as follows:
You are a contestant in a game show. There are three doors. Behind one of the doors is a car; the other doors, each, a goat. The host asks you to choose a door. After you do so, the host will open one of the other two doors to […]
Tested with NHibernate 2.1.2 and Oracle 11g.
Needs Oracle.DataAccess (not System.Data.OracleClient). Tested with Oracle.DataAccess 220.127.116.11 AMD64.
If your Oracle function returns a scalar value of datatype number, the .NET object will be a Decimal.
var result […]
After upgrading to a 64-bit machine at the office, my Visual Studio 2010 unit tests that were making heavy use of transactions (i.e., hundreds of uncommitted database table insertions within a using (new TransactionScope()) statement) failed with the following error message:
ORA-00603: ORACLE server session terminated by fatal error
ORA-00600: internal error code, arguments: [ktcirs:hds], [0×00F7D8078], [0×006F10BF0], […]
The past doesn’t exist, except in our minds. There is not one past, but many pasts, each belonging to a different person.
If not for memory, there would be no such thing as the past. It is literally all in the mind.
Easy enough to comprehend, but extremely difficult to internalize.
I believe that everyone has at least one fundamental flaw. Those who think they aren’t fundamentally flawed turn out to have three fundamental flaws: first, their fundamental flaw; second, their ignorance of their fundamental flaw; and third, their belief that they are free of fundamental flaws.
The least fundamentally flawed are those armed with full knowledge […]