Korea and Japan visit – Recap, Thank You and Impressions!

A week ago, Roy and I returned from a 1+ week trip to Korea and Japan. It was wonderful but of course strenuous (as always). As today is a public holiday in many European countries including Germany I’d like to take the chance and write a non-technical short article about our Korea and Japan visit – Recap and Thank You! Korea and Japan visit – Recap and Thank You! I love both countries. Not only the countries, the food and the things to see, but of course the people. It’s such a pleasure to work with colleagues and customers in…

Some Seoul Impressions – 09/2015

A very intense week in Seoul, Korea, is over – and Roy and I both returned a bit sick ๐Ÿ˜‰ The pleasures of traveling … But thanks to all our colleagues who did all the orga work, to everybody who traveled from near and far to our 2 day internal workshop (and I stillย remember many names ๐Ÿ™‚ – it was great fun to spend those two days with all of you) – and of course the the customers and partners we’ve had the pleasure either to visit or come to our workshop. Upgrade is in your hands now – just…

Some impressions from Seoul and Beijing

There was not much time left to walk around and take some pictures during our fully packed workshop week in Seoul and Beijing. But as I have my camera almost always in my pocket I took some pictures … ๐Ÿ™‚ Seoul View Seoul Food … yes … BEEF … wonderfully thin sliced beef on the barbecue grid Tumbling Seoul (that’s exactly how I felt in the morning after our night at Peter, Paul and Mary’s (see below)). Modern Beijing … very modern Well … or even more modern … There’s always a traffic jam … simply too many cars ……

The best Bar on the globe is … in Seoul/Korea

As you know already sometimes I write about things which really don’t have to do anything with a database upgrade. So if you are looking for tips and tricks and articles about that topic please stop reading now ๐Ÿ™‚ Actually I’m not a lets-go-to-a-bar person. I enjoy good food and a fine dessert wine afterwards. But last week in Seoul/Korea Ryan, our local host, did ask us after a wonderful dinner at a Korean Barbecue place if we’d like to visit a bar. I was really tired as I flew into Seoul overnight from Sunday to Monday arriving Monday early…