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Remember, 42 was never the Answer

"All right," said Deep Thought. "The Answer to the Great Question..."
"Yes..!"
"Of Life, the Universe and Everything..." said Deep Thought.
"Yes...!"
"Is..." said Deep Thought, and paused.
"Yes...!"
"Is..."
"Yes...!!!...?"
"Forty-two," said Deep Thought, with infinite majesty and calm.”

― Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

This is probably the most famous quote from The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy and probably the most misleading...
The part that is not that easy to find, is the next part of the conversation:

“Forty-two!" yelled Loonquawl. "Is that all you've got to show for seven and a half million years' work?"

"I checked it very thoroughly," said the computer, "and that quite definitely is the answer. I think the problem, to be quite honest with you, is that you've never actually known what the question is.”

― Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

and that for me is the most beautiful way to say:
without asking the correct questions, you will never find the correct answers.

If you are reading this, chances are that you just saw #JoelKallmanDay around twitter today, a brilliant idea from Tim Hall to commemorate Oracle community day. You can learn more about it in his post Joel Kallman Day : Announcement
Today's post is not about that new feature from 21c, the newest mistake I made trying to change a system parameter, but about joining the Oracle community and keep asking new questions.

Please continue checking #JoelKallmanDay, check for Oracle related Twitter lists to engage with people from the community, check for your local Oracle user groups to find virtual events, webinars or even presential events and if you like the old fashion blog content, you can start following some of these great blogs and people

So today more than ever, let's keep checking for new questions and sharing the knowledge

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