March 30 - April 1, 2021
Insights. Information. Education.
Designed exclusively for the Oracle Database community.
Presented by the Quest IOUG Database & Technology Community
In search of practical hands-on learning, expert insights and inside info from the Oracle teams? Join us at INSYNC to hone your Database & Tech knowledge, skills and capabilities during 3 jam-packed digital days.
Meet the Oracle product teams, hear from leading solutions providers and get up close as Oracle Database experts talk technology and share hard-earned insights, useful how-to information and simple tips & tricks that can transfer directly to your organization.
From Oracle Q&A, panel discussions and roundtables to workshops, live product demos and Hands-on Labs, INSYNC offers 4 tracks and flexible session formats that fit any schedule
Choose from 100+ hot topic sessions and join industry innovators and technology leaders as they share product updates, new release overviews, case studies and best practices with the Quest IOUG Database & Technology community.
Already registered for INSYNC? Your event log-in credentials to build your agenda will be sent by email the week of March 2. Please reach out to us with any questions at [email protected]. We’re here to help!
- Emerging Tech
- Infrastructure Technology
- System Architecture
- Machine Learning & AI
- Digital Assistants
INSYNC Keynote Session
Oracle Data Management Strategy
Presented by Jenny Tsai-Smith, Vice President of Database Product Management, Oracle
Oracle has a history of delivering data management solutions of choice for managing customers’ operational and analytical workloads on-premises and in the cloud. Jenny Tsai-Smith, Vice President of Database Product Management, shares Oracle’s strategy for continuing to deliver truly unique and innovative products and services to meet and exceed customers’ requirements.
Since joining Oracle in 1993, Jenny Tsai-Smith has held leadership roles spanning technical support, content development, education delivery, plus Oracle Cloud acceleration of startups and scientific research. As the leader for database product management, Jenny works with release and development management to take products and services from design through development to production. Her team runs the customer advisory board, drives technology adoption partners, performs field enablement, assists with migrations to Oracle Database, and works directly with a wide range of customers. She meets regularly with customers, partners, press and analysts to better understand existing and emerging data management requirements, and to discuss how database innovations can be applied to solve real-world challenges.
Other key speakers at INSYNC include:
Vice President Oracle Database Product Management
Senior Director Product Management, Machine Learning, AI and Cognitive Analytics
Zero Defect Computing, Inc.
Oracle Principal Consultant
The Pythian Group
STG Technology Manager, Oracle Technology Plans
Senior Managing Consultant
Chief Innovation Officer
Viscosity North America
Distinguished Engineer, Oracle ACE Director
INSYNC Session Highlights
Session ID: 100430
The Future’s So Bright, I Bought A Sunglass Kiosk
Presented by James Czuprynski, Zero Defect Computing, Inc.
Session ID: 101560
Oracle Database 21c New Security Features
Presented by Stephen Kost, Integrigy Corporation
Session ID: 100090
Oracle Machine Learning: Overview, What’s New?, AutoML, Customer Use Cases, Appls & Road Map
Presented by Charles Berger, Oracle
Session ID: 100050
Introduction to Oracle Database 21c
Presented by William Hardie, Oracle
Session ID: 101950
Accelerate Oracle Database analytics 80X and use less CPU and IO with the In-Memory feature
Presented by Wayne Martin, IBM
Session ID: 100510
The Oracle Database Security Assessment Tool
Presented by Michael Messina, Rolta AdvizeX
Session ID: 100270
Covid19 Patient Testing System – Real World Deployment of Autonomous Database, APEX and Data Safe
Presented by Nitin Vengurlekar, Oracle
Session ID: 101480
Multitenant 12.1 to Multitenant 21c: Technical Deep Dive
Presented by Anuj Mohan, Big River Steel
Session ID: 101800
Best Strategies To Audit Your Database System
Presented by Emad Al-Mousa, Saudi Aramco
Session ID: 101040
Oracle Enterprise Manager: 7 Robust Features to Put in Action
Presented by Rakesh Nagdev, Datavail
INSYNC Tracks and Hot Topics
DevOps & Deploy
Working on database and/or application development means learning multiple languages and performing a balancing act between Web-based, wireless and client/server applications. What will give you the edge to create successful applications? Do you use the Oracle suite of tools, or do you need to look for something that you can integrate? And how will your applications be used? With wireless technology? Through a portal? Will your forms and reports be used on an intranet or on the internet? This track covers the topics that surround the development and deployment of your applications.
- IoT and Chatbots
- Code Management
- Complimentary Technologies
- Data Modeling
- Database Cloud/PaaS
- Design Fundamentals
- Development Fundamentals
- Development Tools
- DevOps (Ci/CD, Docker, etc.)
- Emerging Development Technologies (Python, Rest API, etc.)
- Infrastructure Technology (IaaS/Storage)
The relational database continues to evolve to include more new features, and as a result, has become even more complicated. On top of all the daily challenges of maintaining a high performance database, now you have to be sure the data are available 24/7 and compatible with other systems. This track is designed to provide DBAs of every experience level and industry with the tools to productively and creatively administer your data.
- Database 101
- Database HA / DR / Recovery
- Database Internals
- Database Performance
- Database Security
- Database Upgrades and New Features
- ML in DB
- Blockchain Tables
- NoSQL Databases
Data Science & Analytics
Learn how organizations are using Data Science & Analytics to transform their operations and sustain their competitive advantage, addressing the challenges of managing rapid growth for data storage and availability, and how analytics are enabling organizations to function more efficiently. You’ll hear how other users are proactively using customer data to create opportunities, what how to make better, Big Data-driven decisions.
- Big Data
- Big Data Modeling
- Cloud BI / Analytics
- Data Analytics
- Data Integration (Kafka, etc.)
- Data Visualization
- Data Warehouse
- Machine Learning and AI
- On-Prem BI/Analytics
- System Architecture (Data Federation, Data Virtualization)
With so many emerging technologies on the horizon, it’s important to take a look at how your role is changing and evolving. Explore opportunities for improving or furthering your job role in today’s fast-paced and disruptive environment.
- Business Acumen (Presenting, leading teams)
- Evolving DBA
- Grow Your Role
- Networking for Success
- New to IT
- Prepare for Your Next Role
- Working with Others
INSYNC Session Types
Mix and match your sessions for a flexible, custom experience!
- Customer Case Study: Explain how you or your company have successfully leveraged a specific product, tool, or process. Pass along first-hand tips and tricks, lessons learned, and advice
- Insights Talk: Looking to inspire? This traditional lecture format introduces an innovative idea or creative solution to a challenging technology problem.
- Panel Discussion: Perspective is everything! Hear from a moderated lineup of 3-4 subject matter experts sharing different perspectives on a specific topic of interest.
- Roundtable Discussion: Exchange information and ideas around a specific issue, topic or task in this facilitated open forum.
- Special Interest Group: Engage with “your people.” Host a conversation to explore shared interests and hot topics.
- Workshops: Dive deep in these hands-on sessions that walk you step-by-step through specific techniques and skills in a field.
Membership has its perks! Quest Professional & Corporate members enjoy exclusive access to special networking activities. Be on the look out for sessions in the agenda marked “member-only” that include opportunities to meet privately with Oracle, early access to workshops, special demos, roundtables and more.
All member-only activities will be listed as “member-only” in the agenda builder and only available to registered members. Interested in becoming a Quest member?
The Quest Database & Technology Community provides a high level of member support and access to Oracle knowledge. As a community within Quest, we have greater access to user- and vendor-generated content than we could provide as an independent user group.
Ray Smith, Former IOUG President
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