Upgrade to Oracle Database 12.2 – Slides are available

The workshops in Brussels and Utrecht were awesome with great audience – I enjoyed both events a lot. And thanks for your patience with my voice and the microphone issues we’ve had in Brussels before lunch.

I promised the workshop slides – and here they are, ready for download:

Upgrade, Migrate and Consolidate to Oracle Database 12.2 and the Cloud

Slides Oracle 12.2 Upgrade Migrate Consolidate

Please be aware: It’s the first drop of the slides, not everything has been updated yet for Oracle Database 12.2, and of course there are no 12.2 customer examples in the slides yet.… [Read More]

SANGAM and DOAG Conferences 2016 – Recap + Slides

The past weeks were very intense. I’ve been to Japan for customer meetings and a Dev Day and an internal workshop, then on to China for an internal training, then to India for SANGAM conference and afterwards to NĂźrnberg for DOAG, the German Oracle User’s Group conference. And UKOUG is just in two weeks …

You’ll find the slides of my talks here:

and in the Slides Download Center.… [Read More]

Recap – OTN Tour EMEA – Baku, Azerbaijan – 2016

Working on a Saturday is not common for me but happens from time to time mostly when I travel abroad or when a customer has a critical upgrade or migration on a weekend.

Having 120 skilled and enthusiastic people in a conference day on a Saturday is VERY UNCOMMON. And having them stay from 9am to 6pm is a sign that the selection of topics fit the interest of the audience – and the presenters got their attention the entire day.… [Read More]

Recap – OTN Tour EMEA – Milano, Italy – 2016

Milano Centrale - OTN Tour EMEA 2016

Thanks for this excellent day yesterday in Milano for the OTN EMEA Tour 2016. What a great audience, excellent speakers covering a broad spectrum – and also a perfect organization.

In case you need the slides please find them here (or many more including the Hands-On-Lab) in the Slides Download Center to your right (scroll down a bit):

I’m looking forward to Baku, Azerbaijan now – but I hope as well that the Italian User Group will stay now more active.… [Read More]

UKOUG Tech 2015 – Summary & Slides

My first UKOUG Conference is over.

Actually it was over yesterday already for me as I had to head back to Germany. I would have loved to stay a bit longer and pick more of the many excellent presentations. I visited a few – and all of them were great. It was a tough choice as there were too many interesting things going on at the same time.… [Read More]

New version of the UPGRADE 12c SLIDE DECK available

Good news – finally we publish a new version of our big upgrade/migrate/consolidate slide deck:

And don’t be scared – we reached now the 600 slide count 😉

New topics included (and subject to more extension within the next weeks) are:

  • Why you seriously can’t wait for Oracle Database 12.2.0.2
  • Unicode Migration with DMU
  • Migrate into the Cloud 
  • Single Tenant
  • RMAN incremental backups speeding up Full Transportable Export/Import

and many more …

Sorry that we didn’t keep track in the “Change Log” at the end of the deck.… [Read More]