OOW 2015 – Upgrade and Migrate to Oracle 12c Talk – Live and Uncensored – Get the Slides

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:

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OOW 2015 – if you’ve missed our Upgrade Hands On Lab

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  …

OOW 2015

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.

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OOW 2015 – Upgrade and Migration Talks

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
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OOW 2015 Sessions and Labs – Oracle Open World

OMG … only a few weeks to go … Oracle Open World 2015 in San Francisco is coming closer and closer …

And this year will be really tough as we have a reduced number of people there – but more work to do as in previous years. 3 talks (2 for Upgrade, 1 for Data Pump), 4 labs (all in Nikko Hotel 15min walking distance from Moscone Center) – plus a good number of customer meetings already lined up. Plus the chance to meet so many great people … and not to forget the Data Warehouse Global Leaders

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Focus on Database Upgrade at OpenWorld 2013

If you are going to Oracle OpenWorld in September, you might be overwhelmed by the sheer number of sessions throughout the week. ForOracle OpenWorld Logo those with an interest in database upgrade, I have prepared a Focus on Database Upgrade listing that lays out the sessions, demos, and hands-on lab for this area. Here is the listing thus far (NOTE: the list of sessions could change, so please check the document link at the start of OOW for the most current information!).


Monday, Sep 23, 2013

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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 …

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Oracle Open World 2012 – Call for Papers 14-MAR-2012

Wow – this year it’s an early call. But yes, it’s time now to submit your papers for OOW 2012. Oracle Open World 2012 will happen again in San Francisco and will run from September 30 – October 5, 2012 at the Moscone Center.

Customers and Partners are encouraged to submit their proposals until April 9, 2012 at 11:59pm PDT. You’ll find more information on the OOW’s 2012 Call For Papers page. We are looking forward to check out your session on database upgrades, migrations and projects. And feel free to contact us anytime 🙂


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7 Flavors of Database Upgrades – From plain Vanilla to Tutti Frutti

OOW 2011

Thanks to all those who did attend yesterday to our upgrade presentation at Moscone South 102 – and special thanks to Samir from CSX for co-presenting with us 🙂

In case you’d like to download the slides please find them via this link.

If you’d like to discuss your upgrade project with us me and Carol are today at the Upgrade Booth in Moscone South from 2pm-4pm.

CU there!…

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Customers Share High Availability Best Practices

Find out more at Oracle OpenWorld!

Information from Oracle Advanced Customer Support

Hear directly from customers on key best practices including migrating to Oracle Exadata achieving
high availability with Oracle Database technologies, and
leveraging Oracle Advanced Customer Support Services, by attending one
or more of the eight sessions on these topics at Oracle OpenWorld. Highlights include:

part of the best practices, you’ll get

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Database Upgrades at OpenWorld 2011

The annual Oracle Openworld conference will be October 2-6, 2011 in San Francisco. If you’ve never been to OpenWorld, it’s a great place to get all kinds of information about your database, applications, hardware, and OS. Sessions range from customer case studies to technical hands-on labs. And of course all the Oracle development teams will have a presence on the demo floor, so that you can ask questions and get insight into the latest features.

OpenWorld 2011 in San Francisco, October 2-6

Some folks are also interested in what goes on after the close of each day (this year we’ll have Sting, and Tom Petty …

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Upgrade Talks at OpenWorld Beijing: December 13-16, 2010

Mike may be done traveling for a while, but I have more than a bit of travel coming up. Next week I will be delivering four talks at OpenWorld Beijing 2010.

I’m looking forward to returning to Beijing. Last time Mike and I saw the usual tourist sites and plenty of interesting food. One place to which I will definitely try to return this time is Da Dong Duck, a wonderful restaurant for (what else?) Peking Duck.

Da Dong Duck.jpg

Oh yes, my talks, I almost forgot :-). Here are the details:

Session Title: The Most Common Upgrade Mistakes (and How

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