Upgrade Workshops

Upgrade Workshops in California Next Week!

With a major winter storm hitting the east coast today, there is no better time to think about flying to California!

I will be delivering workshops in Redwood Shores (Tuesday, March 21) and El Segundo (Thursday, March 23).

Remember that these are free workshops, but please do register if you plan on attending. That way we be sure to have enough space (not to mention enough food!) for everybody.

Blizzard mapAs a reminder, here is the general workshop agenda.

  • Introduction, Preparation Steps, Parameter Settings
  • Break
  • Upgrade cases:
    • Command-line upgrade (live demo)
    • RAC/GI upgrade
    • Data Pump migration
  • Lunch
    • Transportable Tablespaces migration
    • Zero-Downtime
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Thanks for the Workshops in Vancouver and Calgary

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Thanks to all of you visiting our “Upgrade / Migrate / Consolidate to Oracle Database 12.2 and the Oracle Cloud” workshops in Vancouver and Calgary last week. It was awesome. I had a lot of fun and I’m so glad I’ve got such great audiences. I did like the interaction a lot.

Thanks as well for sending in some feedback emails to my colleagues – I’ll be happy to come back soon again. Vancouver really impressed me. And I’ve had not much time or chance to see anything of Calgary.

Thanks for the Workshops in Vancouver and Calgary

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Reminder: Upgrade Workshops in March!

Hi Folks!

While Mike is out in Vancouver and Calgary this week, I will be delivering upgrade workshops for our public sector customers in Harrisburg and Trenton. But this seemed like a good time to remind everyone about the “Upcoming Events” list in the right sidebar of the blog. You might need to scroll down a bit to see it, but next month we will be running events in

As always we hope to fill the rooms
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Upgrade Workshops in North America – Jan 2017

Upgrade Workshops in North America - Jan 2017There are still a few seats left for the “Upgrade / Migrate / Consolidate to Oracle Database 12.2 on-premises and in the Cloud” workshops Roy will give in January and early February 2017.

And again, ONLY real tech stuff will happen in these workshops.

ONLY customer cases we worked with will showcased.

And Roy will do a LIVE and UNCENSORED upgrade from Oracle Database 11.2.0.4 to 12.2.0.1.

Hurry to get your seat!

  • Jan 18, 2017
    Reston, VA – Full-day Upgrade Seminar: Register Here
  • Jan 19, 2017
    Conshohocken/Philadelphia, PA – Full-day Upgrade Seminar: Register Here
  • Jan 25, 2017
    Chicago, IL
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Upgrade Workshops Early 2017 in North America

I will be starting a slate of Oracle Database 12c Release 2 upgrade workshops and presentations after the holidays. Here’s a list of events coming in January & March along with links to the registration and sign-up pages for the various events or their sponsoring organizations.

If you live or work nearby one of these events, or if you will be participating in the RMOUG Training Days or the TCOUG winter meeting, I’d love to see you there!

Date  Location  Event
 18-Jan  Reston, VA  Full-day Upgrade Seminar: Register Here
 19-Jan  Conshohocken, PA  Full-day Upgrade Seminar: Register Here
 25-Jan
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