Workshop

Upgrade Webinars 2020 – Recap and Videos on-demand

Thank you for participating in our 4 Database Upgrade to Oracle 19c webinars in the past two weeks. There were over 800 questions during the webinars – and it was a good idea that we prerecorded them. This way, I could answer your questions as it was a more convenient time for me than for Roy. We enjoyed it a lot – and from the feedback I read, most of you enjoyed it, too. Now please read about Upgrade Webinars 2020 – Recap and Videos on-demand below.

The Slides

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Upgrade Webinars 1 and 2 – A quick recap, slides download and more

Thank you for participating in the first two webinars. Roy and I did already the “Release and Patching Strategy” webinar on Tuesday, June 23. And today  “AutoUpgrade to Oracle 19c”. So it time for Upgrade Webinars 1 and 2 – A quick recap, slides download and more.

Upgrade Webinars 1 and 2 - A quick recap, slides download and more

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Slides Download

I uploaded the slides already to https://mikedietrichde.com/slides/#WEB2020. Of course, I will upload the other slide decks as well to the same location.

Webinar Recordings

As soon as the recordings page has been completed, we will send out an email. And I will post the links …

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Upgrade to Oracle Database 19c – Virtual Classroom Series

Roy and I delivered a similar seminar already for the Australia and New Zealand region. And now it is time at a more convenient time zone setting for EMEA and India. So if you are not tired of webinars yet, please sign up for our Upgrade to Oracle Database 19c – Virtual Classroom Series.

Upgrade to Oracle Database 19c - Virtual Classroom Series

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4 Webinars – Going far beyond upgrades

The idea for this series of 4 webinars is to cover not only the database upgrade itself. You will get much more than technical upgrade information. And we will stay as technical …

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4+1 Webinars: Upgrade, Migrate, Consolidate to 19c – not only for Australia

Actually this weekend Roy and I would have flown from Australia to New Zealand. We planned at least 5 seminars. And we’ll do them in person as soon as conditions allow. If you are not tired yet of all these webinars offered to you, then we have the right offering for you.

4+1 Webinars: Upgrade, Migrate, Consolidate to 19c - not only for Australia

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And not only for those of you based in Australia and New Zealand. Singapore, Japan, Korea and other countries in this part of the globe. Roy and I will run for 4+1 Webinars: Upgrade, Migrate, Consolidate to 19c – not only for

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3 Live Webinars: Multitenant Webinar 3 Questions answered

This is the third and final QA blog post for the webinars we did in the last week of April 2020. Thank you for your attendance. I will publish the replay recordings as soon as they are available and link them as well. For now, please find here 3 Live Webinars: Multitenant Webinar 3 Questions answered.

3 Live Webinars: Multitenant Webinar 3 Questions answered

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Your Questions, our Answers for Webinar 3: Multitenant

103 We are in the process of migrating to Oracle Cloud using the xtts method for cross platform migration and we seem to be encountering an issue with it
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3 Live Webinars: Upgrade and Performance Webinar 2 Questions answered

Thanks a lot to all of you who participated also in our second Webinar. Below you find now 3 Live Webinars: Upgrade and Performance Webinar 2 Questions answered.

3 Live Webinars: Upgrade and Performance Webinar 2 Questions answered

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Your Questions, our Answers for Webinar 2: Upgrade and Performance

I this blog post I answer all questions from the second seminar about AutoUpgrade to Oracle 19c and Performance Stability. Please find the links to the other QAs for Webinar 1 (Release Strategy, Patching and Cool Features) and Webinar 3 (Migration to Multitenant) below in the Links section of this blog post.

39 We need
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3 Live Webinars: Slides Download and Questions Webinar 1 answered

Thanks a lot to all of you who participated this week in the 3 live Webinars about Database Upgrade, Performance Stability and Multitenant. We were just overwhelmed but so many tuning in. And I hope you’ve enjoyed it. As promised here you’ll get more. So find here for all 3 Live Webinars: Slides Download and Questions Webinar 1 answered. Once the recordings are published, I will tell you via the blog of course as well.

3 Live Webinars: Slides Download and Questions Webinar 1 answered

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Slides Download

Thanks again also to Laura Garcia Villareal from Oracle University. If you have more questions regarding …

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3 Live Webinars: Database Upgrade and more – April 28, 29 and 30, 2020

Well, everybody does Webinars now, right? Just in case you sit at home next week on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, you’ve just had your lunch. And you don’t know what do to in the afternoon, sign up and click in to our 3 Live Webinars: Database Upgrade and more – April 28, 29 and 30, 2020. Every day at the same time, 14:30h CET (or 13:30 GMT or 18:00 IST).

3 Live Webinars: Database Upgrade and more - April 28, 29 and 30, 2020

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Another Webinar?

It’s free – FIND THE REGISTATION LINKS BELOW – of course. My colleague Laura Garcia and I will talk each day …

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COVID-19 – Corona Virus – Event Cancellations for March/April 2020

As you all can read from the press or see on TV or your preferred internet news page (not Facebook!!!), things here in Europe and I guess in the rest of the world change rapidly. In January we may have looked with interest or fear towards China and kept our fingers crossed, but since early February it is clear that the virus couldn’t be contained. In the last days a lot of countries in Europe have done things my Dad yesterday told me “never has happened in the 73 years of my life”. As of this morning, Germany closed its …

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Canada rocks – and is really cold in winter

Last week I’ve had one of those travel weeks where I accumulate many working hours already by flying and having layovers and delays at lovely airports. Plus of course, I work in addition and deliver full-day workshops. And see customers. Still, I won’t complain as I like my job a lot. Especially meeting with customers and discussing various upgrade and migration topics can be really challenging sometimes. And I can confess, Canada rocks – and is really cold in winter. Seriously …

Canada rocks - and is really cold in winter

One of these weeks …

When you travel to Canada in winter, especially in a January, you can …

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Thank you, Barcelona – I’ll be back soon :)

I stopped more or less watching Champions League football since it is available on pay TV only for over a year in Germany. But of course I saw the result yesterday: Barca lifting Dortmund into the play-off stage by beating Inter in Milano. Well, I guess, all BVB fans will have celebrated yesterday night. Still, the reason for my blog post is not football. But I’d like to say Thank you, Barcelona – I’ll be back soon 🙂

On Monday, Dec 9, 2019, I held a full day upgrade workshop in Barcelona. The Oracle ACS team did all …

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RMOUG Training Days in Denver – just 4 weeks away

Time flies. Really, it does. When I looked into the calendar I realized the next event is already very close: RMOUG Training Days in Denver – just 4 weeks away from now on.

The Rocky Mountain User Group Training Days will happen in Westminster close to Denver, CO from Tuesday, Feb 20 until Thursday, Feb 22, 2018. RMOUG’s Training Days is the premier (and largest) grass-roots Oracle user training event in the U.S., offering more than 100 sessions over three days from world-renowned experts. Register here!

RMOUG Training Days in Denver – just 4 weeks away

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OTN Tour South America 2017: Uruguay, Argentina and Brazil

Time flies – and the OTN Tour South America 2017: Uruguay, Argentina and Brazil is over for me. I’m back home.

OTN Tour South America 2017: Uruguay, Argentina and Brazil

But Id like to thank many people. It was an awesome tour again. I participated for the forth time. And I learned a lot again. From customers who discussed their upgrades and migrations with me. From the other presenters who did a terrific job.

OTN Tour South America 2017: Uruguay, Argentina and Brazil

A very big Thank You to all the people who organized the events. I liked it a lot. And you deserve a lot of credits for …

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OTN Tour Latin America 2017 – See you soon (again)

 OTN Tour Latin America 2017 - See you all soon (again)Oracle OTN Tour Latin America 2017 – Database Upgrade Team will be there.

I did not participate in last year’s LAD OTN Tour through Latin and South America. And to be honest: I really missed it. So this year is a new chance. I will head out in less than a week and start my journey in Uruguay, then Argentina and finally Brazil.

Hector Vieyra - Oracle Database Upgrade Team

Hector Vieyra

Byron Motta - Oracle Database Upgrade Team

Byron Motta

Unfortunately there was no possibility to include more stops even though I would have loved to see other places and customers as well. The good news: Hector and Byron from the

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Collaborate Conference 2017 – Upgrade “Performance” Talk + Oracle Database 12.2 Hands-On Lab

Collaborate Conference 2017 will happen again in Las Vegas. And I’m taking off next weekend.

Collaborate 2017 - Las Vegas

See you at Collaborate Conference 2017 in Las Vegas

Really looking forward to this conference – and to see YOU in either my talk and/or the Hands-On Lab. For the lab it’s important that you’ll bring your device with a VNC viewer preinstalled. Never mind if you don’t have your laptop – if you’d like to see a Live and Uncensored Database Upgrade to Oracle Database 12.2.0.1 then please step in as I will do it live on stage as well for those you …

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Upgrade Workshops in California Next Week!

With a major winter storm hitting the east coast today, there is no better time to think about flying to California!

I will be delivering workshops in Redwood Shores (Tuesday, March 21) and El Segundo (Thursday, March 23).

Remember that these are free workshops, but please do register if you plan on attending. That way we be sure to have enough space (not to mention enough food!) for everybody.

Blizzard mapAs a reminder, here is the general workshop agenda.

  • Introduction, Preparation Steps, Parameter Settings
  • Break
  • Upgrade cases:
    • Command-line upgrade (live demo)
    • RAC/GI upgrade
    • Data Pump migration
  • Lunch
    • Transportable Tablespaces migration
    • Zero-Downtime
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Thanks for the Workshops in Vancouver and Calgary

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Thanks to all of you visiting our “Upgrade / Migrate / Consolidate to Oracle Database 12.2 and the Oracle Cloud” workshops in Vancouver and Calgary last week. It was awesome. I had a lot of fun and I’m so glad I’ve got such great audiences. I did like the interaction a lot.

Thanks as well for sending in some feedback emails to my colleagues – I’ll be happy to come back soon again. Vancouver really impressed me. And I’ve had not much time or chance to see anything of Calgary.

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Reminder: Upgrade Workshops in March!

Hi Folks!

While Mike is out in Vancouver and Calgary this week, I will be delivering upgrade workshops for our public sector customers in Harrisburg and Trenton. But this seemed like a good time to remind everyone about the “Upcoming Events” list in the right sidebar of the blog. You might need to scroll down a bit to see it, but next month we will be running events in

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Workshop in Vancouver – Venue has changed

I arrived well in Canada seeing the longest immigration line ever – but luckily as the immigration process by itself is very efficient it didn’t take over an hour.

Vancouver Football Stadium

Vancouver sees to be a very nice city – only the weather could be a bit better 😉 I’m looking forward to the Upgrade / Migrate / Consolidate to Oracle Database 12.2 and the Cloud” workshop tomorrow and just in case you haven’t been alerted yet, there was a venue change over a week ago in order to accommodate all registered participants from the Oracle office (before) to:

Hyatt

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Upgrade Workshops in North America – Jan 2017

There are still a few seats left for the “Upgrade / Migrate / Consolidate to Oracle Database 12.2 on-premises and in the Cloud” workshops Roy will give in January and early February 2017.

And again, ONLY real tech stuff will happen in these workshops.

ONLY customer cases we worked with will showcased.

And Roy will do a LIVE and UNCENSORED upgrade from Oracle Database 11.2.0.4 to 12.2.0.1.

Hurry to get your seat!

  • Jan 18, 2017
    Reston, VA – Full-day Upgrade Seminar: Register Here
  • Jan 19, 2017
    Conshohocken/Philadelphia, PA – Full-day Upgrade Seminar: Register Here
  • Jan 25, 2017
    Chicago, IL
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DOAG Noon2Noon – Upgrade/Multitenant – 2.-3.2.2017

++++++ Sorry – this is a German event only thus I will write in German ++++++

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DOAG Noon2Noon

Ich bin schon sehr gespannt.

Am 2. Februar 2017 wird im Intercity Hotel in Mainz das DOAG Noon2Noon zum Thema “Upgrade, Migration und Multitenant” stattfinden. Von 12:00h mittags bis 12:00h mittags am Folgetag. Der Praxisbezug steht im Vordergrund. Garniert mit kurzen Vorträgen.

In der praxisorientierten “Noon2Noon”-Veranstaltung wollen wir uns mit den Herausforderungen beim Upgrade nach Oracle 12c bzw. Oracle 12c Release 2 (falls diese zu diesem Zeitpunkt für On Premises Datenbanken freigegeben ist) auseinandersetzen. Das ungewöhnliche Format zielt auf Lösungsorientiertheit. Bei

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Upgrade Workshops Early 2017 in North America

I will be starting a slate of Oracle Database 12c Release 2 upgrade workshops and presentations after the holidays. Here’s a list of events coming in January & March along with links to the registration and sign-up pages for the various events or their sponsoring organizations.

If you live or work nearby one of these events, or if you will be participating in the RMOUG Training Days or the TCOUG winter meeting, I’d love to see you there!

Date  Location  Event
 18-Jan  Reston, VA  Full-day Upgrade Seminar: Register Here
 19-Jan  Conshohocken, PA  Full-day Upgrade Seminar: Register Here
 25-Jan
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UKOUG TECH 16 is coming – and I’m speaking

Uhhh … time flies. I look into my calendar – and UKOUG TECH 16 Conference is almost there. Just a few days to go (and hopefully no Lufthansa strike on the upcoming weekend – but I looked already for alternatives). Anyhow, I’m excited and look forward to my 2nd TECH conference. Last year was the first time for me and I enjoyed it a lot. Very good audience, good location – even though I can’t say much about the city of Birmingham as I haven’t seen anything except for the venue, my hotel and an Indian restaurant. Well, …

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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 Nürnberg 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.

Thanks again to the organizers of SANGAM and DOAG for such i…

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SANGAM and DOAG Conferences 2016

The upcoming weeks will involve a lot of travel 😉

I’m looking forward to present at SANGAM Conference in Bangalore, India on Nov 11 and 12 for the first time.

I will have two sessions at SANGAM:

There are so many interesting talks in the agenda (please click here) – the organizers have done a fantastic job.

Then I’m heading straight back to present at the German Oracle User Group Conference (DOAG) for the … let me think … 14th (?) time. So no time for jet lag. And glad that it will be a home match again …

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