OOW 2018 is coming – and we’ll have 4 talks and 4 labs

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…

UKOUG: SIG (RAC, Cloud, Database, …) – 12 Oct 2016

Wow … time flies … I think it was February or March this year when I’d got invited to the UKOUG SIG for RAC, Database, Cloud, Infrastructure in London on Oct 12, 2016. Just a week ago I looked into my calendar and realized: Book a flight. Now! We have to arrange travel at least 7 days before departure as otherwise extra approvals may be required. Time flies … The room number in the picture above was the one of my hotel room in Baku earlier this year in May 😉 And of course on Wednesday I will talk about…

OOW 2016: Where are the slides? And the lab?

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 does not…

Oracle Open World 2016 – Recommended Customer Talks

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 has deployed…

Oracle Open World 2016 – Upgrade Talks / HOL

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 South – 102) This…

OTN Tour LAD – Panama, Costa Rica, Mexico, Guatemala

OTN Tour Latin America 2016 is ready to take off And for me it’s the first time in 4 years that I won’t be able to participate. Which is very sad as it is such a great thing to meet all these wonderful people, not only from the User Groups doing all the orga stuff but also discussing with customers, learning from skilled and knowledgeable co-presenters, the entire travel, the wonderful cities … I miss this already. Maybe next year … Nevertheless, the Database Upgrade team will present – and thanks to the tour organizers for accepting the talks of…

UKOUG Tech 2015 – Summary & Slides

My first UKOUG Conference is over. Actually it was over yesterday already for me as I had to head back to Germany. I would have loved to stay a bit longer and pick more of the many excellent presentations. I visited a few – and all of them were great. It was a tough choice as there were too many interesting things going on at the same time. Only finding the right room was sometimes a bit of a challenge 😉 And I would like to have met more and talked to more people. But time was very limited. I…

UKOUG Tech 2015 – 3 Talks – Upgrades & Consolidation

UKOUG Tech 2015 Conference will begin on Monday, Dec 7, 2015. But there will be some activities on Sunday as well. It will be my first time at UKOUG’s conference. It will happen in Birmingham/UK in the ICC. Looking forward to meet great customers, experts and colleagues. I’m happy to be invited to deliver 3 talks: Monday – 07/12/2015 – time: 11:20h – where: Hall 9 Why you need to upgrade NOW to Oracle Database 12c! Monday – 07/12/2015 – time: 16:30h – where: Hall 11A How Oracle Single/Multitenant will Change a DBA’s Life Tuesday – 08/12/2015 – time: 12:20h –…

DOAG Conference 2015 – My Talks

Guess how I realize that it’s just 4 weeks and a bit towards Christmas? When DOAG (German Oracle User Group) Conference is happening in my hometown Nürnberg in mid November every year. And this year’s DOAG may be my 14th DOAG Conference as far as I remember. Really looking forward to is as it is THE SPOT to meet with many German customers, some of them good friends, many many familiar faces, the DOAG leaders who all do a fantastic job – and I’ll have the chance to see a lot of great presentations and learn a lot from experts,…

OOW 2015 – Upgrade Hundreds and Thousands

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: Hands On Lab – Upgrade, Migrate, Consolidate to 12c Thanks again – and hope to see you again next year!…

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 will…