OOW 2014

Patching Best Practices – 38min Video

Patch Ever asked yourself about Database Patching Best Practices?

I know that not always everything works that simple and easy. See the blog post by Pieter Van Puymbroeck from Exitas in Belgium about some findings when applying the April 2015 PSU to an Exadata or by myself about my experiences when applying the GI PSU from Jan 2015.

But this 38 min video may give you a good overview about the best and recommended techniques at first hand by Eleanor Meritt and David Price, both from the Sustaining Engineering organization that issues bug fixes, patches and patchset updates

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OOW2014 – Upgrade in a Multitenant Environment

OOW2014 - Upgrade in a Multitenant Environment

On Sept 30, 2014 at Oracle OpenWorld, Joseph Errede gave his excellent talk about all the tech details in catctl.pl focusing on what happens when you upgrade a multitenant environment. The presentation is very technical explaining many of the switches of catctl.pl. If you’d like to get the slides please find them either in the Slides Download Center to the right or directly via this link:

OOW2014 - Upgrade in a Multitenant Environment

–Mike…

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OOW2014 – Presentation and Hands.On.Lab

OOW2014 - Presentation and Hands.On.Lab

Thanks to everybody for coming by yesterday evening to our talk about Upgrade, Migrate and Consolidate to Oracle Database 12c. It was really a pleasure to speak in front of so many interested people 🙂

If you’d like to download the slides please access them via the Slides Downloads Center to your right – or via this direct link: OOW 2014: Upgrade, Migrate, Consolidate to Oracle Database 12c

Or you may get the huge +500 slide deck covering all the different options and much more about Oracle Database 12c here: Upgrade, Migrate & Consolidate to Oracle Database 12c

hands on lab - oow 2014 - upgrade

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Best Practices for Patching — learn more at OOW!

Best Practices for Patching -- learn more at OOW!

Although upgrade and patching are truly two very different processes, they both fall into the same general category of planned maintenance and are often associated with each other. So, it seems relevant to point out yet another important talk at OpenWorld in San Francisco:

Database Patching Best Practices II [CON7748]

  • Tuesday, Sep 30, 5:00 PM – 5:45 PM – Moscone South – 104

Building on a highly popular session from Oracle OpenWorld
2013, this session further explores ways to help you maintain
and patch your database systems most efficiently. Learn about
patch testing best practices, techniques for minimizing
downtimes, how

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OOW 2014: Focus on Upgrades/Migrations

OOW 2014: Focus on Upgrades/Migrations

For our presentations and others around the topic of database upgrades and migrations please see our “Focus On …” listening – but there are also many others for different topics collected by the responsible Product Managers:

The whole set of “Focus On” documents that will
help you find sessions about any given topic?  For example, you could take
a look at

Focus on Database Upgrade

or

Focus on Database Utilities: Data Pump, SQL*Loader,
Transportable Tablespaces

I hope you will find these useful as you plan what is sure to be a very, VERY
busy week!

-Roy…

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Highly Recommended OOW Sessions

Highly Recommended OOW Sessions

Here’s a list of highly recommended OOW sessions apart from our own talks related to upgrades and migrations:

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OOW 2014 – Upgrade Hands-On-Lab at NIKKO HOTEL

This year’s Oracle Open World will be a real challenge logistically for us. Non-privileged employees were assigned to airport hotels only. So Roy, Joe, Dean and I stay >16 miles (>25km) away from Moscone Center. And to make things even more complicated due to some reconstruction at the Moscone Center (I hope they’ll get rid of their 1990s audio equipment and such) our Hands On Labs for instance are at the NIKKO Hotel, not at the Marriott Marquee anymore.

These are the dates for our HOL about How to upgrade to Oracle Database 12c and plug into Oracle

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OOW 2014 – Upgrade and Data Pump Talks

Oracle Open World (OOW) 2014 in San Francisco is coming … just a few weeks to go … everybody is in the prep phase for demos, presentations, labs etc.

OOW 2014 - Upgrade and Data Pump Talks

If you’d like to get in touch with us to discuss your upgrade and migration strategies please feel free to contact either Roy Swonger or myself directly. We’ll be happy to assist you. And of course you are welcome to stop by at our combined Upgrade/DataPump booth at the demo grounds and visit one of our talks.

Our group is happy to deliver the following talks and labs:

How

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