Korea and Japan visit – Recap, Thank You and Impressions!

A week ago, Roy and I returned from a 1+ week trip to Korea and Japan. It was wonderful but of course strenuous (as always). As today is a public holiday in many European countries including Germany I’d like to take the chance and write a non-technical short article about our Korea and Japan visit – Recap and Thank You! Korea and Japan visit – Recap and Thank You! I love both countries. Not only the countries, the food and the things to see, but of course the people. It’s such a pleasure to work with colleagues and customers in…

Upcoming Upgrade Workshops Jan/Feb 2015

The new year will start with a good bunch of Upgrade, Migrate & Consolidate to Oracle Database 12c workshops in Japan, USA, Canada and Europe: January 20, 2015 Tokyo, Japan Oracle Database 12c Upgrade Seminar including Hands-On for Partners by invitation only February 04, 2015 Irving (Dallas), TX USA Oracle Database 12c Upgrade Seminar – Dallas Register . February 05, 2015 Houston, TX USA Oracle Database 12c Upgrade Seminar – Houston Register . February 09, 2015 Bratislava, Slovakia Oracle 12c Database Upgrade Seminar – Bratislava Register . February 10, 2015 Budapest, Hungary Oracle 12c Upgrade Seminar Budapest Register . February 10, 2015 Reston, VA USA Oracle 12c Upgrade Seminar Reston Register . February…

JPOUG Tech Talk Next Week!

Mike and I are really looking forward to our trip to Japan next week, not least because we will have the opportunity to visit the Japan Oracle User Group for a Tech Talk. You can find all of the details about this event here: JPOUG Tech Talk, Tuesday, 12-NOV-2013 The topic for our talk will be “Different ways to Upgrade, Migrate, and Consolidate with Oracle Database 12c.”We will discuss changes and enhancements to database upgrade, how to move into a multitenant database environment, and new features that make database migration easier and faster than ever. Thank you to our friends…

Excellent Source of Upgrade Information in Japanese

If you are a regular reader of this blog you will know that we have enjoyed our visits to Tokyo, Osaka, and Kyoto immensely. We work very closely with our colleagues in Japan, and I would like to highlight a website that will be extremely useful to anybody who can read Japanese. The site is oracledatabase.jp/upgrade. Here is a screenshot: With plenty of good information from web articles to white papers, this site is a terrific resource for our Japanese partners and customers!

Some impressions …

Thanks again to our colleagues of Oracle Japan for the (as always) excellent organization of our journey to Japan in December 2011. And thanks to all the customers and colleagues we’ve met and which did visit the workshops 🙂 We’ll hope to meet you next time again! And here are some impressions: Osaka by Night Silent Cooking in Tokyo Mackerel 🙂   Yes … Otoro and Maguro … delicious!!! Okonomiyaki – also VERY delicious!!! Fuji-san in the morning Ginko Trees in Tokyo Kyoto – Kinkaku-Ji (Temple of the Golden Pavilion) Beautiful gardens at Kinkaku-Ji in Kyoto (the picture doesn’t reflect…

New version of the slides “Upgrade & Migrate to Oracle Database 11.2” available for download now

A new and revised version of the slides for the Upgrade & Migrate to Oracle Database 11.2 is available now for download including some corrections and additions. The Japanese version of the slides for today’s workshop in Osaka will follow soon. おおきに!