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.

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)

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 and migration topics together with my colleagues from Oracle China.… [Read More]

Happy New Year!!! And my top ten 2012 songs …

Happy New Year

to all of you, your families and friends wherever you live on the globe 🙂


And – similar to last year – here’s my list of the best 2012 songs based on the CDs or LPs I did purchase that year – and I didn’t buy much music this year but did focus on older stuff I had on my iPod for quite a while or just started listening.… [Read More]

Workshop in Denver canceled – thanks to hurricane Isaac

Yesterday Roy did start his journey on time to travel to Denver, CO for today’s Upgrade and Migration Workshop.

But unfortunately due to the remnants of  hurricane Issac moving up the East Coast and scrambling up flight schedules Roy’s flight from NYC to Denver got canceled after a 3 hour delay leaving Manchester, NH, and there was no option to arrive in Denver this morning on time.… [Read More]

Upgrade Workshops in Hamburg and Cologne – Recap

Danke an alle Teilnehmer der Upgrade & Migration Workshops in Hamburg und Köln. Und noch einmal eine grosse Entschuldigung wegen der falschen Event-Adresse im Web beim Hamburger Workshop, den dadurch bedingten etwas späteren Beginn und die natürlich die daraus entstandenen Unannehmlichkeiten.

Von meiner Seite ein grosser Dank für die tolle Athmosphäre an beiden Workshop-Tagen, Ihre Fragen und Ihr Feedback.… [Read More]

Some impressions from Seoul and Beijing

There was not much time left to walk around and take some pictures during our fully packed workshop week in Seoul and Beijing. But as I have my camera almost always in my pocket I took some pictures … 🙂

Seoul View

Seoul Food … yes … BEEF … wonderfully thin sliced beef on the barbecue grid

Tumbling Seoul
(that’s exactly how I felt in the morning after our night at Peter, Paul and Mary’s (see below)).
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Oracle 11g Database Upgrade and Migration Seminar – NYC

I’d like to thank everybody who attended my Upgrade and Migration workshop in Albany yesterday. We had a good crowd with some very insightful questions. As a reminder, you can download the latest copy of the slides here (this is the same link that you’ll find in the Slide Download center on the right sidebar of this blog).… [Read More]