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Oracle Open World 2016 – Upgrade Talks / HOL

Just a few weeks until Oracle Open World 2016 Conference will kick off. September 18-22, 2016 in San Francisco.

For us it is usually the most busiest week of the year. But also a great experience every year with so many good discussions and meetings. It’s very intense.

Since a few hours the OOW16 Session Catalog is online with the schedule (but it still misses the rooms).

This is the list of our talks and HOL sessions:

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OOW 2015 – Upgrade Hundreds and Thousands

Uhh .. OOW15 is finally over.

Lots of work – tons of great input – and so many excellent discussions with customers, users and Oracle ACE’s.

Just in case you’d like to download our slides please find the in the Slides Download Center:

And find the Hands-On-Lab here including the Howto description:

Thanks again – and hope to see you again

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OOW 2015 – Upgrade and Migrate to Oracle 12c Talk – Live and Uncensored – Get the Slides

Thank You, Thank You, Thank You!!!

Roy and I were extremely happy yesterday as the room was full. Totally sold out. I’ve read on Twitter that some people wanted to go in and weren’t allowed to join as the room capacity was reached.

If you want to get the few slides for our first talk:

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OOW 2015 – if you’ve missed our Upgrade Hands On Lab

Ready to kick off with the first of our four Hands-On-Labs at OOW15 at the Nikko Hotel. Currently it’s calm before the storm  …

OOW 2015

But just in case you didn’t grab a seat at one of the labs then please come to our talk today (Monday!) at 1:30pm in Moscone South 102 as we’ll show you the core parts of the lab – and you’ll be able to download it later on from the blog and run it by yourself.

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OOW 2015 – Upgrade and Migration Talks

Oracle Open World 2015 will kick off in a day and a bit.
And still some work to do 😉

A few things I would like to mention:

  • Our four HOLs are all overbooked already with many people on the waiting lists. You can always come by and wait in line at the Nikko Hotel’s Golden Gate lab room as some people don’t show up. But no guarantee. What I would recommend to you in case you are interested in the lab but didn’t get a seat:Come to our talk instead on Monday at 1:30pm as Roy and I
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OOW 2015 Sessions and Labs – Oracle Open World

OMG … only a few weeks to go … Oracle Open World 2015 in San Francisco is coming closer and closer …

And this year will be really tough as we have a reduced number of people there – but more work to do as in previous years. 3 talks (2 for Upgrade, 1 for Data Pump), 4 labs (all in Nikko Hotel 15min walking distance from Moscone Center) – plus a good number of customer meetings already lined up. Plus the chance to meet so many great people … and not to forget the Data Warehouse Global Leaders

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OOW2014 – Upgrade in a Multitenant Environment

On Sept 30, 2014 at Oracle OpenWorld, Joseph Errede gave his excellent talk about all the tech details in catctl.pl focusing on what happens when you upgrade a multitenant environment. The presentation is very technical explaining many of the switches of catctl.pl. If you’d like to get the slides please find them either in the Slides Download Center to the right or directly via this link:

–Mike…

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OOW2014 – Presentation and Hands.On.Lab

Thanks to everybody for coming by yesterday evening to our talk about Upgrade, Migrate and Consolidate to Oracle Database 12c. It was really a pleasure to speak in front of so many interested people 🙂

If you’d like to download the slides please access them via the Slides Downloads Center to your right – or via this direct link: OOW 2014: Upgrade, Migrate, Consolidate to Oracle Database 12c

Or you may get the huge +500 slide deck covering all the different options and much more about Oracle Database 12c here: Upgrade, Migrate & Consolidate to Oracle Database 12c

hands on lab - oow 2014 - upgrade

And …

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Best Practices for Patching — learn more at OOW!

Although upgrade and patching are truly two very different processes, they both fall into the same general category of planned maintenance and are often associated with each other. So, it seems relevant to point out yet another important talk at OpenWorld in San Francisco:

Database Patching Best Practices II [CON7748]

  • Tuesday, Sep 30, 5:00 PM – 5:45 PM – Moscone South – 104

Building on a highly popular session from Oracle OpenWorld
2013, this session further explores ways to help you maintain
and patch your database systems most efficiently. Learn about
patch testing best practices, techniques for minimizing
downtimes, how

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OOW 2014: Focus on Upgrades/Migrations

For our presentations and others around the topic of database upgrades and migrations please see our “Focus On …” listening – but there are also many others for different topics collected by the responsible Product Managers:

The whole set of “Focus On” documents that will
help you find sessions about any given topic?  For example, you could take
a look at

Focus on Database Upgrade

or

Focus on Database Utilities: Data Pump, SQL*Loader,
Transportable Tablespaces

I hope you will find these useful as you plan what is sure to be a very, VERY
busy week!

-Roy…

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Highly Recommended OOW Sessions

Here’s a list of highly recommended OOW sessions apart from our own talks related to upgrades and migrations:

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OOW 2014 – Upgrade Hands-On-Lab at NIKKO HOTEL

This year’s Oracle Open World will be a real challenge logistically for us. Non-privileged employees were assigned to airport hotels only. So Roy, Joe, Dean and I stay >16 miles (>25km) away from Moscone Center. And to make things even more complicated due to some reconstruction at the Moscone Center (I hope they’ll get rid of their 1990s audio equipment and such) our Hands On Labs for instance are at the NIKKO Hotel, not at the Marriott Marquee anymore.

These are the dates for our HOL about How to upgrade to Oracle Database 12c and plug into Oracle

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OOW 2014 – Upgrade and Data Pump Talks

Oracle Open World (OOW) 2014 in San Francisco is coming … just a few weeks to go … everybody is in the prep phase for demos, presentations, labs etc.

If you’d like to get in touch with us to discuss your upgrade and migration strategies please feel free to contact either Roy Swonger or myself directly. We’ll be happy to assist you. And of course you are welcome to stop by at our combined Upgrade/DataPump booth at the demo grounds and visit one of our talks.

Our group is happy to deliver the following talks and labs:

How

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OOW 2013: Recap – Thanks a lot!!!

OOW 2013 is over for a while now. And yesterday we’ve received the session results from our talk and the HOL. And we have to say Thank You Very Much! For your time, for the great discussions, for your feedbacks. This is the highest session count we’ve had in the past years.

Generally my overall feeling this year was that database sessions were very well attended – and the two sessions I wanted to see in my limited spare time were already sold out. And we’ve really had so many great discussion at our booth 007 – and Joe was …

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OOW 2013: Hands On Lab

Hello everybody,

thanks a lot for your attendance at our Hands On Lab at OOW 2013 – glad that you’ve made it through our 4 HOL tasks 🙂 And sorry again for the slow laptops but that’s not under our control.

For those who wanted to download the slides please use the slides from our OOW talk as it contains almost all of the slides we’ve showed during the lab. And in case you want to get the full set of over 500 slides about Upgrade, Migration and Consolidation to Oracle Database 12c please find them in the Slides …

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OOW 2013: Different Ways to Upgrade to 12c

Today is our talk:
Different Ways to Upgrade, Migrate and Consolidate into Oracle Database 12c
We’ve had over 300 preregistration so we hope to see you there in Moscone 102 at 3:15pm on Monday, Sept 23.

And you can download the slides for today’s talk via this link.

And please find us after the talk in the Exhibition Area in Moscone South at booth SL-007 in the left corner of the area – it’s just the first booth at the corner.

Thanks 🙂

-Mike…

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Focus on Database Upgrade at OpenWorld 2013

If you are going to Oracle OpenWorld in September, you might be overwhelmed by the sheer number of sessions throughout the week. ForOracle OpenWorld Logo those with an interest in database upgrade, I have prepared a Focus on Database Upgrade listing that lays out the sessions, demos, and hands-on lab for this area. Here is the listing thus far (NOTE: the list of sessions could change, so please check the document link at the start of OOW for the most current information!).

GENERAL SESSIONS

Monday, Sep 23, 2013

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OOW Shanghai – Slides for the Migrate+Consolidate Talk

What a huge venue! My talk Migrate and Consolidate onto Oracle Database
12c
was scheduled today in the BLUE HALL. I did walk around before to
see where the room is located and how big it is. Actually “room” is
the wrong word. It is more like a concert hall. But usually the problem
with such big venues is: if you have just a small number of people
showing up you feel pretty alone on the stage. I was thinking of bringing the guy on top of this blog entry with me – but that wasn’t necessary …

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OOW Shanghai – Slides for Hands-On-Lab (HOL)

Dear all,

thanks for your participation on the Hands-On-Lab for Upgrade and Plugin to Oracle Database 12c today at OOW Shanghai 2013. It was a pleasure for me to work with you and my colleagues from Oracle China. And please forgive us the slowness of the machines. When I did shutdown the VBox images after the session I realized that some noncdb_to_pdb.sql scripts were still recompiling.

 

 

 

 

 

You’ll be able to download the slides:

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OOW Shanghai – July 22-25, 2013

Sunday night I will start another journey and board the plane towards Shanghai. OOW will start on Tuesday, July 22, with the Hands-On-Lab Best Practices for Upgrading to Oracle Database 12c followed by a presentation Migrate and Consolidate onto Oracle Database 12c on Wednesday, July 23.

Presentation:
Migrate and Consolidate Databases onto Oracle Database 12c
Wednesday, Jul 24, 15:15 – 16:15
– 上海世博中心 – 上海厅(蓝厅)

Hands-On-Lab:
Best Practices for Upgrading Oracle Database Instances

Tuesday, Jul 23, 14:15 – 15:45
– 上海世博中心 – 411/412 室

Besides that there’s also an Upgrade Demo Pod where we can discuss your upgrade …

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OOW 2012:
Slides Download

Hm … you might ask yourself why there are no Oracle Database 12c slides available for download, neither in the OOW 2012 content system nor on our blog (and I believe nowhere else).

Simple reason: As long as Oracle Database 12c is not released and available we are not allowed to offer slides for download. Therefore people were simply taking pictures during the 12c sessions with their phones, iPods and cameras. Roy took a nice shot:

Sorry for that – we’ll make the content available as soon as Oracle Database 12c gets released.

In between you can download

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OOW 2012:
Kings of Leon & Pearl Jam – Appreciation Event

June 15, 1992 – that was actually the day when Pearl Jam played their first concert in Serenadenhof in my hometown, Nürnberg. Oups … that’s over 20 years ago … 😉

So I was so happy to get a ticket to this year’s OOW 2012 appreciation event on Treasure Island. Every year it amazes me over and over again how the organizers manage it logistically to bring almost 40,000 people to and back from the island. Food was … I would say fairly ok … and beer (as always) is not – actually even though I’m not a beer …

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