As you all can read from the press or see on TV or your preferred internet news page (not Facebook!!!), things here in Europe and I guess in the rest of the world change rapidly. In January we may have looked with interest or fear towards China and kept our fingers crossed, but since early February it is clear that the virus couldn’t be contained. In the last days a lot of countries in Europe have done things my Dad yesterday told me “never has happened in the 73 years of my life”. As of this morning, Germany closed its …Continue reading...
Database Upgrade Workshops in Brussels and Utrecht
On November 24 and 25 I’ll give two full-day Upgrade / Migrate / Consolidate to Oracle Database 12.2 and the Oracle Cloud workshops in Brussels and Utrecht. If you want to grab a seat please hurry as I’ve got informed that only a few seats are left.
Please use the registration links:
Both workshops will happen in the Oracle offices. You’ll get the address from the above links as well.
Looking forward to see you there 🙂
Utrecht holds the new EMEA record now!
Plus: Updated Slide Deck
OMG … 154 people in an Database Upgrade/Migrate/Consolidate to Oracle Database 12c workshop! That’s the EMEA record so far for workshop attendance rates for our workshops in the past 7 years. I’m really impressed. Really!!! And you were such a great audience. I’ve had plenty of fun, lots of good discussions during the breaks and after the workshop.
As the auditorium room at the Oracle location in Utrecht fits just 120 people the local marketing folks had the idea of asking Jost if he can stream the workshop to another room. The other option would have been to reject …Continue reading...
Upcoming UPGRADE Workshops in:
Netherlands, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Spain and Belgium
Wow … another OOW is over … I have returned well but a bit jetlaged on Saturday from San Fransciso. It was a pleasure to meet with so many great customers, partners, Oracle ACEs, geeks and of course colleagues from all over the world.
And I’m still surprised how little DBAs and managers are aware of the upcoming end of Premier Support for Oracle Database 11.2 and still believe in “The 2nd Release Only”. But I’ll write something about this later this or next week.
And as soon as my time allows (most likely in the 2nd half of October) …Continue reading...
Summer Upgrade Workshops are Open!
The listing of upcoming events is located in the right sidebar of the main blog page, down below the flag counter. If you haven’t checked out our schedule lately, you might be surprised at how active we will be with travel this summer. Coming up next week will be upgrade workshops in the USA (St. Louis and Minneapolis) followed by a pair in Canada (Toronto and Montreal) and then two in Europe (Brussels and Utrecht).
Make your plans now to attend an upgrade workshop in your area. As you can see from the long list of planned events, …Continue reading...