Yesterday, on the 23rd of September, Oracle Database 11gR2 got launched in the Netherlands in the Hart van Holland in Nijkerk. Over 150 customers attanded the keynotes and several technical sessions about 11gR2.
Mark Townsend, VP Product Management, opened the launch with an excellent keynote on 11gR2 features and cost savings.
Chris Baker, SVP Core Tech Business EMEA, gave a lecture on the new Oracle SUN Exadata V2 Database machine. And afterwards customers spread up in 3 tracks to visit technical presentations on In-Memory-Cache-Database, Consolidation, cost-effective security, MAA and. of course, Database Upgrades with more than 100 attandees in 2 presentations.
The event has ended around 4pm in a Get-Together for networking and knowledge exchange with some typical dutch food and Zeeland oysters 🙂