Oh … it’s just a few weeks left until Oracle Cloud World 2022 will start on Oct 17, 2022 in Las Vegas. If you have some final doubts whether you should go or not, let me tell you that it’s like Oracle Open World just under a different name. And in a different place. But with the same cool people and many great talks. Take the chance to meet the developers, their managers and the product managers behind the features you daily use – or miss. We’ll be there – and this is YOUR chance now to sign up for …Continue reading...
Since last year we organize regional Oracle Open World conferences. Not as big as the one in San Francisco (or in Las Vegas this and the following years), but still an exciting event. And for me, it will be the first time in a week to attend and speak at OOW London. Let me give you a very quick overview on our OOW London 2020 – Upgrade Talk and more.
Upgrade Best Practices – Thursday, Feb 13 – 13:50-14:25h – Arena B – Zone 2
No idea who has cut down the tech …Continue reading...
OOW 2019 has ended over one week ago – and I just wrote the date for OOW 2020 into my calendar: Oct 4, /2020 – Oct 8, 2020 – at least according to the events calendar of Moscone Center. But lets not talk about OOW20 but instead about my summary for Oracle Open World 2019 – Recap and Thank You!
As usual, this was not a week to relax or hang out in all the nice places in San Francisco. OOW for me means usually a lot of stress. There are so many things we need to prepare. From …Continue reading...
Oh … time flies so fast. Just a few days until I will sit in a airplane to SFO. And on Monday at 7:00h the registration opens. As we have a lab at 8:30h already, just remembering the loooooong lines around the block last year, I will need to be there very early. It’s just a few days until OOW 2019 – Database Upgrade Talks and Labs information is here.
OOW – Oracle Open World 2019 in San Francisco
When? September 16-19, 2019
Where? San Francisco, USAContinue reading...
There was a bit of silence on the blog – well, I needed a deep breath and plenty of fresh air on the most beautiful German island. And now it’s time to dig in again. And I realized that I won’t have many “office” days this month. September is CONFERENCE month – back to reality.
POUG – Polish Oracle User Group 2019 in Wrozlaw
When? September 6-7, 2019
Where? Wrozlaw, Poland – Kino Home Horyzonty
Why? Because if you’ve never been there, you won’t understand why everybody wants to be there. Check out the agenda: https://poug.org/en/edycja/poug-2019/ – in two days …Continue reading...
Oracle Open World 2018 is over since two weeks now. And for me it was the by far busiest OOW ever. We had 4 presentations, 4 labs, 12 customer CVCs, several other customer appointments … and I wouldn’t want to miss a single one. It was a lot of work – but meeting with these customers, the discussions after the talks, at the hallways, at the lab, that is so important for us. With a distance of several thousand kilometers and 2 weeks, I’m writing Oracle Open World 2018 – Recap, Slides – and a BIG THANK YOU!
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And last but not least our forth talk at OOW 2018: How to Migrate to Oracle Autonomous Database Cloud on Tuesday, Oct 23 at a fairly late slot at 5:45 p.m. (or 17:45h) as well in Moscone West 3004.
What is this talk all about?
It’s about the Oracle Autonomous Database cloud. But not so much about the Cloud offering itself. There are other talks covering this topic. We are the upgrade and migration guys. Hence, in this talk my boss, Roy Swonger and my PM mate Bill Beauregard will demonstrate you in a live demo how to migrate …Continue reading...
Yes, OOW starts next week. And I’d like to introduce the third of our 4 talks. And let me say upfront about this talk at OOW 2018: Cloud Migration from AIX to ExaCC – for DBAs and managers. This is not the usual “cloud” talk 🙂 The official title is: Oracle Database Cloud Migration: Fast, Simple, Universal. Well, we should discuss the “simple“. But that’s why you want to see this talk. It will happen on Thursday, 9:00 a.m.. Hence, remember to leave the party the night before not too late. You need to be awake when …Continue reading...
As I wrote the other day, OOW 2018 is not too far away anymore. And if you’d like to see something really new, something which can really really ease your database upgrades in the near future, then you may visit our first talk right on Monday morning at OOW2018: The new AutoUpgrade for the Oracle Database.
What is this talk all about?
First of all, let me emphasize that we don’t do marketing. We would like to introduce you to a brand new tool we’ll currently have in beta operation at selected customers. And which we’ll release in the …Continue reading...
OOW 2018 is coming – and we’ll have 4 talks and 4 labs. We are excited and look forward to a very busy OOW. And those who say, OOW is marketing only, please come by to our talks and visit our labs to find out that we don’t do marketing.
OOW 2018 is coming – and we’ll have 4 talks and 4 labs
Oracle Open World 2018 will be a busy conference for us. And we are so happy to have customers talking with us in each of our 4 talks. In addition, we’ll have a Hands-On Lab every day …Continue reading...
I was shocked. Positively. We’ve had a packed room on Wednesday at Oracle Open World 2017 for our talk together with Jay Barnhart of Centric Consulting on How to Migrate 100 TB databases in less than one day. And we’ve had so much fun. Thanks for coming by, thanks for being so active. This makes all the travel and the stress really worth it.
OOW 2017 – Slides Download: Migrate 100 TB databases in less than one day
I gave a quick overview about all Transportable Tablespaces techniques, about how to use the PERL scripts to deal with very …Continue reading...
Thanks for coming to Roy’s and Julian Dontcheff‘s presentation about How to migrate to the Oracle Cloud – 13 different techniques and customer experiences on Tuesday at Oracle Open World 2017. The talk was very well attended, I saw many people taking pictures and notes.
OOW 2017 – Slides Download: Migrate to the Oracle Cloud
Personally I liked the talk a lot as it gives a very good (and very rare) complete overview on techniques how to migrate to the Oracle Cloud, advantages, use cases, database versions, where to use it. This all garnished with the experience Accenture has …Continue reading...
Thank you for coming by to our talk at Oracle Open World 2017: Upgrade to Oracle Database 12.2 – Customer Cases. It was a pleasure to have so many people attending. And I’m really proud about the support we’ve had by Alain Fuhrer and Paolo Kreth from Swiss Mobiliar Insurance and Daniel Overby Hansen from Danish SimCorp.
As we promised, we did no marketing. Only real customers with real environments. All on Oracle Database 18.104.22.168 live and in production.
Alain was with me on stage and he did a fantastic job showcasing Mobiliar’s project about upgrading over 300 databases …Continue reading...
Just a few days to go … I’ll be on my way to San Francisco soon for my tenth or eleventh Oracle Open World Conference 2017 soon. And I look forward to it. Roy has compiled a Focus-On document for Oracle Open World 2017: Must see sessions for UPGRADE / MIGRATION / CONSOLIDATION
- Consolidation with Multitenant
- The new release model
- Our talks and labs of course
Oracle Open World 2017: Must see sessions for UPGRADE / MIGRATION / CONSOLIDATION
Please find the Focus-On Upgrades and Migrations page here:
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Time flies. It’s just a few weeks until 2017’s Oracle Open World Conference in San Francisco. Yes, I’m looking forward to it as it is a perfect place to meet with customers, discuss upgrade and migration topics, and of course learn from each other. And you should come by at our Oracle Open World 2017: Database Upgrade / Migration Sessions and Labs.
No marketing content. Guaranteed.
Just real facts and real customers.
On stage. Live and in color. Uncensored.
Oracle Open World 2017: Database Upgrade / Migration Sessions and Labs
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Sorry for any delay but Roy and I promised to make our OOW 2016 slides available right after the talks. And some people were asking already where they are.
For internal people you’ll find them via the usual sources on database.us.
But customers will have to wait until Oracle Database 12.2 is available in the Cloud as it got announced at OOW during the keynotes.
What you can get right now:
- How to Ensure Performance Stability when Upgrading to Oracle Database 12c,
our Thursday OOW16 talk. I had to mask the Oracle 12.2 information but the presentation should be
OOW16 is not over yet. Still one day to go. Or walk. My average walking distance per day so far is almost 11km per day or 13500 steps according to my cell phone.
We’ve had one talk so far, our “Upgrade and Migrate to Oracle Database 12.2 – Live and Uncensored” on Monday, 3 of 4 Hands-On-Labs, all fully sold out – and tomorrow we’ll have the final lab and the 2nd presentation “Ensure Performance Stability When Upgrading to Oracle Database 12c” in Moscone South 302 at 9:30am.
Today I just realized that the “wonderful” OOW iPhone app …Continue reading...
Almost ready to fly out – just have to pack my suitcase. And looking forward to an exiting Oracle Open World 2016 Conference in San Francisco.
If you are interested in a selection of really useful presentations, labs and meetups around Upgrade / Migration (incl DMU) / Consolidation and the Optimizer in Oracle Database 12c please see this Focus On document with links to the presentations of people we know, customers we have worked with – and of course our talks as well.
Click on the picture above or use this link.
Furthermore please find to highly recommended …Continue reading...
At OOW 2016 there are some customer talks from customers we worked with or at least were involved in their project plans. We highly recommend the talks below.
British Telecom has such an ambitious upgrade and migration project for really MANY databases. I’m looking forward to David’s talk. We met at UKOUG TECH15 and I promise it will be a very interesting insight presentation.
- Migrating Oracle Real Application Clusters Databases to Oracle Multitenant [CON2718]
- David Hickson, Database Administrator, British Telecom
- Thursday, Sep 22, 1:15 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. | Park Central – Franciscan I
- Since April 2015, BT
Just a few weeks until Oracle Open World 2016 Conference will kick off. September 18-22, 2016 in San Francisco.
For us it is usually the most busiest week of the year. But also a great experience every year with so many good discussions and meetings. It’s very intense.
Since a few hours the OOW16 Session Catalog is online with the schedule (but it still misses the rooms).
This is the list of our talks and HOL sessions:
- Upgrade and Migrate to Oracle Database 12c: Live and Uncensored! [CON6068]
- Monday, Sep 19, 4:15 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. (Moscone
Uhh .. OOW15 is finally over.
Lots of work – tons of great input – and so many excellent discussions with customers, users and Oracle ACE’s.
Just in case you’d like to download our slides please find the in the Slides Download Center:
- OOW 2015: Upgrade and Migrate to 12c – Live and Uncensored!
- OOW 2015: Upgrade Hundreds & Thousands of Databases
- OOW 2015: Data Pump Performance Tips and Tricks and more
And find the Hands-On-Lab here including the Howto description:
Thanks again – and hope to see you again
Thank You, Thank You, Thank You!!!
Roy and I were extremely happy yesterday as the room was full. Totally sold out. I’ve read on Twitter that some people wanted to go in and weren’t allowed to join as the room capacity was reached.
If you want to get the few slides for our first talk:
- Upgrade and Migrate to Oracle Database 12c:
Live and Uncensored! [CON6777]
then please find them here:
- But I’d recommend you the get the full picture as we did mostly a live demo – and the demo is not in the slides:
Upgrade, Migrate &
Ready to kick off with the first of our four Hands-On-Labs at OOW15 at the Nikko Hotel. Currently it’s calm before the storm …
But just in case you didn’t grab a seat at one of the labs then please come to our talk today (Monday!) at 1:30pm in Moscone South 102 as we’ll show you the core parts of the lab – and you’ll be able to download it later on from the blog and run it by yourself.
- Upgrade and Migrate to Oracle Database 12c:
Live and Uncensored! [CON6777]
Mike Dietrich, Master Product Manager, Oracle
Roy Swonger, Sr
Oracle Open World 2015 will kick off in a day and a bit.
And still some work to do 😉
A few things I would like to mention:
- Our four HOLs are all overbooked already with many people on the waiting lists. You can always come by and wait in line at the Nikko Hotel’s Golden Gate lab room as some people don’t show up. But no guarantee. What I would recommend to you in case you are interested in the lab but didn’t get a seat:Come to our talk instead on Monday at 1:30pm as Roy and I