Oracle Ace, or Oracle Dunce…err, I mean Deuce.

Oracle Ace or Oracle Dunce?

For quite some time the “about” section of my blog stated that I am an Oracle Ace. Well, I was getting pelted with email from people that got the scoop on the fact that I am not an Oracle Ace. I was an Oracle Ace. Moreover, I was actually an Oracle Ace who wasn’t self-nominated! But, no matter, I am no longer an Oracle Ace and I have updated my blog accordingly.

Why?

Oracle employees are not eligible for participation in the Oracle Ace program. So the Oracle Ace-dom that I had prior to joining Oracle was revoked. I still have the vest though!

10 Responses to “Oracle Ace, or Oracle Dunce…err, I mean Deuce.”


  1. 1 Justin Kestelyn January 8, 2009 at 6:34 pm

    Well, you’re an “Employee” Oracle ACE. That counts!

  2. 3 Floyd January 8, 2009 at 6:48 pm

    “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet, Act II, Scene ii, Lines 1-2.

    The value of what your contribution to the Oracle user community is not diminished in any way just because of a technicality on ACE eligibility. You keep doing what you’re doing…and many of us will continue to be just as grateful to you for doing it.

  3. 5 Aman.... January 21, 2009 at 2:21 am

    Hi sir,
    surely eough you are an ACE. A logo doesn’t matter at all for you! Just a thought, when you leave Oracle (if you leave) than will you get back the ACE title again?
    Regards
    Aman….

  4. 7 Aman.... January 24, 2009 at 12:34 pm

    Hi sir,
    LOL! Yup, that’s also a valid point!
    Regards
    Aman….

  5. 8 Floyd January 29, 2009 at 12:30 am

    “..but Floyd, I’m not even on your blog roll!?!”

    OK OK , point well taken. Fixing that now.

  6. 9 Floyd January 29, 2009 at 12:35 am

    Done…now if I can just find a towel to wipe the egg off my face 🙂


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