My private corner The OOW15 Triathlon


clip_image002Organic community events have been on the rise for the last few years at Oracle OpenWorld (OOW). If you will be at OOW this year, come join the fun (and crazy).

On Saturday October 24th, go on a bike tour guided by Oracle's PL/SQL and Cycling Guru, Bryn Llewellyn.

Since either Facebook or Storify isn't cooperating very nicely right now, I'm putting the Event Link & Visit the event page here.

SOA & BPM Partner (more...)

OpenWorld and UKOUG Apps 15 Sessions

I’m delighted that the sessions that I’ve submitted to both Oracle OpenWorld and UKOUG’s APPS15 conference have all been accepted.

The sessions are as follows:

OpenWorld:

PeopleSoft Selective Adoption Best Practices from the Front Line (joint with Mark Thomas of Hays)
PeopleSoft Selective Adoption is genuinely transformative, but to make the best use of it you need a plan. Come to hear from the one of the earliest adopters of this new model on defining how (more...)

OOW14 Session: Cache Fusion Demystified

Thank you all those who attended my session Cache Fusion Demystified.

As I mentioned, it was impossible to fit in a demo within that compressed 45 minute timeline. I put the details of the demo in a separate file with all the scripts and instructions that allows you to execute the demos at your own site.Download the slide deck as well as the scripts. In addition I have also written a whitepaper to explain (more...)

Speaking at Oracle Open World 2014

I’m more than happy that I will be speaking at this year’s Oracle Open World. The first and only time I attended was back in 2010 and now I’m not only attending but speaking as well!

Both with Jason Arneil will talk about what we’ve learned on our Exadata implementations with two of the biggest UK retailers so please join us:
Session ID: CON2224
Session Title: Oracle Exadata Migrations: Lessons Learned from Retail
Venue / (more...)

★ How BIG is Oracle OpenWorld?

Oracle OpenWorld

Here is how big it was in 2013. Compare it to its size in 2012. It is safe to assume that it will be bigger in 2014!

I will attend this year’s event by invitation from the Oracle ACE Program. Prior to the start of the conference, I will be attending a two day product briefing with product teams at Oracle HQ. It’s like a mini OpenWorld but only for Oracle ACE Directors.

During the (more...)

★ Now Available for Download: Presentations from Oracle OpenWorld 2013

Oracle OpenWorld Head to the Content Catalog and start downloading your favorite sessions. No registration needed. Sessions will be available for download until March 2014.

Note that some presenters chose not to make their sessions available.

Via the Oracle OpenWorld Blog.


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#OOW13

I'm going to be busy.

Here's my list of events:

  • Saturday
    • I arrive in San Francisco on Saturday around 1 PM. If you're arriving at around the same time, let me know, we can share a cab into the city.
    • Beer. After arriving I plan on finding a very cold (more...)

Tom Kyte lays down in one deck what Oracle Database 12c is all about

Tom Kyte on many new Database 12c features: http://t.co/z98lLxHH     Via: (https://twitter.com/lucasjellema/status/257019546974683136) Filed under: DB Architecture, Oracle 12c, plsql Tagged: LinkedIn, New Features, OOW, Oracle 12c, Tom Kyte

OOW-2012: Very Large Databases (VLDB): Challenges and Opportunities

I would like to thank all the attendees for attending my session "Very Large Databases (VLDB): Challenges and Opportunities". I am glad, the hall was full to it's capacity. :)

You may download the presentation by logging into OOW-2012 schedule builder. 

I request all the attendees to kindly rate my session by logging into OOW: Schedule Builder.

See you all !!!

My OOW 2012 Session Schedule, and more

This years visit to Oracle Open World is for me the best of both worlds. First of all I get to attend one of the biggest, if not the biggest, IT conferences in the world. Second, I have two presentations. Both are on Sunday afternoon. The first one is a (more...)

Speaking at Oracle OpenWorld 2012

Well, it's time for Oracle OpenWorld again. This is the place to meet & learn from the industry experts. Glad I am making this year. 

This year I will be speaking on my experiences managing Very Large Databases. Following are the details of my session.


Session ID: UGF3662
Session Title: Very Large Databases: Challenges and Opportunities
Venue / Room: Moscone West - 2000
Date and Time: 9/30/12, 10:00 - 11:00




These are the activities on my OOW to-do list:

1) Attend lots of sessions
2) Oracle ACE dinner
3) Blogger meetup
4) Oaktable World


I’m looking forward to seeing (more...)

The Oracle Open World, Day 1 – Key Conference I

This year the slogan is ... "Engineered for Innovation" According to the slogan is the kind of surprise Larry Ellison will have prepared for the Oracle community, so if you have some intuition and track the recent history of Oracle you may guess what the surprise from the big boss is about.

Larry Ellison entered in his own personal style, and the first phrase that he pronounced gave the guideline to what this was about ... he said "Sometime back when we bought Sun the customers said that Oracle was already into the hardware business, but we didn't receive the memo" ... referring (more...)

The Oracle Open World, Day 0

Oracle Open World Day 0. Arrival to SFO.

Visiting the Oracle Open World in my personal experience is the opportunity to meet with peers, networking, updating knowledge, interact with people, meet the gurus, and have fun. My OOW started on Saturday, and the visit to the holy Oracle Headquarters is a must for me. It's the reminder of the long journey I've walked so far along with the company.

The temparature was nice, a typical autum californian day, beautiful, I love this weather. However, you never know, I remember some years back San Francisco had a severe cold front that (more...)

Oracle by Example portal now shows 12g

A quick post… which is a bit interesting…

As I was searching for Exadata viewlets in Oracle By Example portal (http://goo.gl/HjshR) I clicked on the “Advanced Search”

and then filtered by Product Family (Database) and then by Product

to my surprise there was an option for “Database 12g”….

oh well.. I checked on the Lifetime Support Policy (http://www.oracle.com/us/support/library/lifetime-support-technology-069183.pdf) and looking at the release dates
it could be possible that they will release the new version anytime this year..

could be in Oracle Open World 2011? hmmm… ;)

 

 


Oracle Closed World and Unconference Presentations

There are so many things to blog about these past few days. That is mainly about the cool stuffs around OCW and OOW, sessions that I have attended (OCW, unconference, OOW), plus the interesting people that I’ve met on various areas of expertise.. So I’ll be posting some highlights (and a lot of photos) on the next posts.

Last Monday (Sept. 20) I was able to present at the Oracle Closed World @ Thirsty Bear. The full agenda is here http://www.amiando.com/ocw.html?page=434169

I did my presentation after Tanel’s live hacking session. There were 30 (+-5) attendees and (more...)

OOW 2010 – my schedule



I was able to finalize my schedule a week before the OOW 2010 and most of the sessions that I’ll be attending are related to Performance & Exadata.

So that would be:

You can check my detailed schedule below … (I know it’s a jam-packed sched! I hope I can go to all of them..)

This will be my first time attending the OOW and I’m sure I’ll be having a superb time ;) I’m registered as a Blogger so I got (more...)