Tag: Database

Dimitri Gielis, the founder of AOP and APEX R&D, wrote about the best and cheapest Oracle APEX hosting - Oracle Cloud Free Tier.

At Oracle OpenWorld 2019, Oracle Chairman and CTO Larry Ellison shared four recent database innovations and announced a new free version - the Always Free program.

Nov 19 @  2:00pm

Application deployments are often delayed when related SQL Server changes are required because they have traditionally followed manual processes that often result in defects which can lead to application downtime. What if you could accelerate your DevOps pipeline by converging database CI/CD with application changes, automate performance testing, monitor the performance impact of changes and…

Nov 13 @  3:30pm

Since 2016, Nationwide has leveraged Oracle Enterprise Manager's Fleet Maintenance feature to effectively and proactively patch its Oracle Database environment to address critical vulnerabilities and maintain version currency. In this session learn how Nationwide used Oracle Enterprise Manager's Fleet Maintenance feature to patch more than 7,000 databases over a three-year period, with a success rate…

Nov 13 @  3:30pm

  Oracle Database 19c has hundreds of powerful features that help secure your data, and new capabilities are added with every release. In this session join Oracle product managers to discover 10 security features you may not be aware of. These features can help you streamline user administration, reduce your attack surface, deploy more-secure applications,…

Nov 13 @  2:00pm

  This session answers the question, “What’s new in Oracle Database 19c?” in a slightly different way: by providing best practices and a deep dive into the most impactful high availability (HA), scalability, and lifecycle management features in Oracle Database 12c, 18c and 19c, including a short roadmap of features yet to come in the…

Nov 13 @  12:30pm

  Oracle Database 19c is the long-term support release for the Oracle Database 12c and Oracle Database 18c family, and many customers are actively planning their upgrades. This session from the Oracle Database Upgrade development team gives you the inside scoop on how upgrade has evolved (especially if your last upgrade was to 11.2.0.4). Learn…

Nov 13 @  11:00am

  Oracle is proven to be the database of choice for managing enterprise-scale operational and analytical workloads on-premises, and in the cloud with truly unique and innovate autonomous database services. In this keynote session, we'll examine some of the latest database software, infrastructure and Cloud innovations that can simplify today's data management challenges. Presented by…

Rob Preston, editorial director in Oracle’s Content Central organization, wrote in Forbes about why Larry Ellison, Oracle Chairman and CTO, says you need an "autonomous Cloud."

Juan Loaiza, Oracle's executive vice president of mission-critical database technologies, spoke at Oracle OpenWorld 2019 about four technology shifts that are reshaping the enterprise database.

Rob Preston, editorial director in Oracle's Content Central organization, wrote in Forbes about the presence that Larry Ellison, Oracle Chairman and CTO, had at Oracle OpenWorld 2019. Ellison provided insight through two keynotes during the conference and a Q&A session at the CIO-oriented Leaders Circle event. Preston provided five highlights from the Oracle leader's talks.

Nov 13 @  5:00pm

  In this session get a first look at Oracle Cloud’s new free tier, including new always free services such as Oracle Autonomous Database with Oracle Application Express. Learn what always free services for Oracle Cloud Infrastructure and Autonomous Database are available now. Get details on service shapes, specifications, and regional availability. See live examples…

Nov 13 @  3:30pm

Powerful Machine Learning (ML) is upon us. As Oracle DBAs, it is now our turn to leverage ML, enabling us to do things never before possible. But it's not that simple. So, in this presentation I'm going to introduce you to the world of ML from a DBA perspective. This includes understanding what ML is,…

Nov 13 @  2:00pm

Imagine being able to prove a performance problem is not a database issue. There are few ways to infer the problem resides elsewhere, but it's difficult for people to believe you. However, by creatively using ASH data and the idle wait event "SQL*Net message from client" we can do this. In this presentation, I will…

Nov 13 @  12:30pm

Anyone who’s familiar with tuning SQL knows that you need to get the execution plan for a query. But once you’ve got an execution plan, what do you do with it? Everyone understands that an execution plan is important for diagnosing, but almost no one knows how to answer questions like “which step in the…

Nov 13 @  12:30pm

  Join executives who produce Oracle Enterprise Manager and Oracle Management Cloud to learn what’s coming up in Oracle’s flagship management offerings. Product leaders will discuss how to extend your manageability best practices to Autonomous Database, Exadata Cloud and Oracle Cloud Infrastructure as well as showcase new features for analytics, automation and troubleshooting a hybrid…

Nov 13 @  2:00pm

A number of polls taken during various PL/SQL-related presentations paint a very strange picture: one of the most-critical FREE server-side performance-tuning tools is almost totally unknown! If you ask basic questions such as, “How much time is spent on routine A?” or “How often is function B called?” most developers would start to hand-code their…

Databases are critical to organizations and represent a significant part of total IT spend. That is why you want to deploy your database on the best-optimized platform and protect your data with backups. The Cloud is transforming the way enterprises do business for the better, and backup is no different. That’s where Oracle Cloud Backup for Oracle Database comes into play.

Alan Zeichick, Director of Strategic Communications for Oracle, wrote in Forbes about Oracle’s expansion of its global data center footprint and the Cloud regions that Oracle has been opening worldwide.

Juan Loaiza, Oracle Executive Vice President, gives a quick overview of Exadata X8 capabilities for OLTP, analytics, cloud, and Autonomous Database.

Exadata has been on the market for over 10 years, and today it is an extremely successful product. It runs many of the most mission-critical applications in the world, including petabyte warehouses, critical financial and e-commerce platforms, complex business applications, and massive database consolidations.

COLLABORATE 20 Call for Presentations is now open!

COLLABORATE 20 will be taking place April 19-23, 2020 at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. It is the largest user-led, user-focused event for Oracle users of all levels. IT decision-makers, super users, Oracle, and Oracle vendors gather to share real-world insights and practical solutions to maximize return on their Oracle investments.

You can expand your Oracle skill set by attending some of the 1,000+ interactive sessions, networking with experienced professionals who have the same challenges as you, and asking questions directly to Oracle and Oracle vendors at the Exhibitor Showcase. The user-focus of COLLABORATE 20 ensures that it will be full of first-hand experiences, real-world scenarios, and honest advice.

The first step to getting COLLABORATE 20 ready for attendees is selecting the presentations that will be showcased at the conference. If you are interested in being considered to present at COLLABORATE 20, submit an abstract any time between now and October 11, 2019. This is your chance to share your stories, insights, and advice with the Quest Oracle Community.

On August 1, Oracle announced the general availability in all commercial regions of Oracle Functions, Oracle Cloud Infrastructure's functions-as-a-service (FaaS) platform.

COLLABORATE 20 Call for Presentations is now open! The first step to getting COLLABORATE 20 ready for attendees is selecting the presentations that will be showcased at the conference. If you are interested in being considered to present at COLLABORATE 20, submit an abstract any time between now and October 11, 2019.  

The IOUG recently integrated with the Quest Oracle Community. Join this townhall to learn about Quest and how you will be able to engage in this growing community. Introduction to the Quest Community A word from John Matelski –  Former IOUG Board Member and current Quest Board Member A look at Quest Vendor Partnership Upcoming Quest…