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April 26th, 2004
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No more for you!
No more extensions on my contract here so unless something happens this week I guess I'm back to being unemployed. If you know anyone who is hiring and could use a senior level programmer with C/Perl/SQL/UNIX experience please point them at my resume.

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From:ex_radparker580
Date:April 26th, 2004 01:06 pm (UTC)
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I emailed a couple of the development directors at DR and asked them if they were looking for anybody. Gave them your resume. Will let you know if they show any interest.
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From:kaustin
Date:April 26th, 2004 01:41 pm (UTC)
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Have you done much C with oracle stuff?

Unfortunately no. The Oracle experience that I've had was with Perl/DBI/DBD::Oracle not C.
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From:laurel
Date:April 26th, 2004 03:25 pm (UTC)
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Whenever you say something like that, you should point out that you're a fast learner! :-)
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From:joelrosenberg
Date:April 26th, 2004 06:55 pm (UTC)
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Sure. But he's a fan; when it comes to geekitry, of course he's a fast learner. (Term "geekitry" used admiringly.)
From:ex_radparker580
Date:April 26th, 2004 07:26 pm (UTC)
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Actually instead I think he should point out that SQL interaction is SQL interaction regardless of language. The actual communication library is just a library or stored process or whatever. It's not the hard part.

If you know "C" and "SQL" I doubt it's a very large leap to knowing "C and SQL."

Of course, I do all my SQL interaction (Oracle and MySQL) in done in shell scripts, so what do I know?
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From:kaustin
Date:April 26th, 2004 07:37 pm (UTC)

It actually kind of depends

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So far I've done C/database interaction in three different ways. First was Unify where I used their Host Language Interface. It was a library of C functions that hooked directly into the guts of the database. Next was Sybase where I used the Entera implementation of DCE to do remote procedure calls to submit SQL to the database. And finally there was Informix where I used embedded SQL. So for all I know Oracle/C might mean one of those three ways, or it could mean something entirely different.
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