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 Actually I’m very excited….

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. 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…

OTN Tour Latin America 2017 – See you 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. 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 Upgrade Team will cover many of…

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. 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 don’t have their devices with them. See you there: Best…

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. As 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 Migration with…

Thanks for the Workshops in Vancouver and Calgary

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. Please remember that we may be able to work with…

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 21-MAR: Redwood Shores, CA (Register here!) 23-MAR: El Segundo, CA (Register here!) 29/30-MAR: Milano, Italy (Register here!) As always we hope to fill the rooms to capacity for these free events,…

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 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 Regency Vancouver…

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 –…

DOAG Noon2Noon – Upgrade/Multitenant – 2.-3.2.2017

++++++ Sorry – this is a German event only thus I will write in German ++++++ . 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 den interaktiven…