OTN Tour LAD – Panama, Costa Rica, Mexico, Guatemala

OTN Tour Latin America 2016 is ready to take off

And for me it’s the first time in 4 years that I won’t be able to participate. Which is very sad as it is such a great thing to meet all these wonderful people, not only from the User Groups doing all the orga stuff but also discussing with customers, learning from skilled and knowledgeable co-presenters, the entire travel, the wonderful cities … I miss this already. Maybe next year …

Nevertheless, the Database Upgrade team will present – and thanks to the tour organizers for accepting the talks of Byron and Hector, two of my team mates based in Mexico. And of course they will present in Spanish 🙂

Our Speakers 

Let me introduce my two team mates first.

Hector Vieyra

Software Development Manager at Oracle

  • An Oracle senior level DBA with more than 15 years of experience
  • Contributing as software engineer for Database Upgrade team
  • Broad range of experience in architecting, designing, implementing, managing and supporting complex business critical databases and related server infrastructure on transnational companies like Bank Of America Merrill Lynch, General Electric and Cadbury Adams.
  • Ample experience in different Oracle database technologies like data guard, rac and Exadata

Byron Motta

Principal Member of Technical
Staff at Oracle, Database Upgrade Development Team

  • 15+ years of experience as DBA
    and as a Software developer.
  • OCP and OCE GI & RAC
  • Software architect.
  • Consultant for companies such
    as Banco Santander, InterAmerican Development Bank, Bank of America, etc.
  • Upgrade/downgrade and
    migrations specialist, RAC, high availability and Exadata.
  • SME  Oracle on Windows.
  • Preupgrade developer at
    Database Upgrade Development team

The Cities

Hector and Byron will present in these cities.
Please find the links to the events with agenda, location etc below.

And of course the OTN Tour will visit also Buenos Aires, Montevideo, Sao Paolo, Santiago de Chile, Lima and Pereira. Find all the cities and stops and further information HERE.

The Talks

Hector and Byron will give the following talks:

What’s New in Database Upgrade: Live and Uncensored!

This session will introduce the new features in database upgrade for the latest version of Oracle Database. As an added bonus you will see a live upgrade from Oracle Database 11g Release 2 to the newest version of Oracle Database, and also a live migration using the new Full Transportable Export/Import feature, both in the span of 45 minutes!

How to Ensure Good Performance After your Database Upgrade

The top concern of customers when approaching a database upgrade is how their server will perform under the new version of Oracle. This session will show you Best Practice for using a variety of database parameters, features, and options to achieve better performance on the same hardware when you upgrade your Oracle Database.

I’m so glad that our team gets the chance to attend – and all the best to Byron and Hector throughout their travel 🙂

Hope to be part of the OTN LAD Tour in 2016 then again 🙂

–Mike

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