Conference Agenda

Day 1

22-01-2018
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Keynote: Oracle Database 18c and the Autonomous Database

We are entering a new era in database with the introduction of the first ever Autonomous Database Cloud. Oracle Database is also switching to a new annual release model to...
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Maria Colgan

The Heart of Oracle 12C – How the core RDBMS works

How does the Oracle RDBMS actually work? Despite the complexity and capability of the database, there are just a few things you need to know to understand most of it....
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Martin Widlake

Histograms are Evil like Chocolate is Evil

Are you using Histograms? Yes, of course you are – even if you didn’t know it. Did you want to use them? Are they helping you get to the optimal...
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Neil Chandler

The Last DBA – Serverless Oracle on AWS

Almost all of the organizations today are moving to consume cloud services in a different configuration – public, private or hybrid. In the lecture, I will cover AWS RDS for...
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Amihay Gonen
13:00 - 14:00

INTERMISSION & LUNCH BREAK

OVM on Exadata : Living in a virtual world

While the cloud is gaining more and more interest, virtualization has become a common thing. As a result of that, more and more of our customers ask to implement of...
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Pieter Van Puymbroeck

Free Load Testing Tools for Oracle Database – Which One Do I Use?

It regularly happens to me that for testing purposes I have to generate load on an Oracle Database. The three most common situations leading to such a task are when...
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Christian Antognini

So, my query plan says “Table Access Full” – what happens next?

For some reports the fastest way to get them done is to use an index to go straight to the rows of interest, but sometimes the only way that makes...
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Roger MacNicol

The (Un)loved Child of Generation Cloud: Oracle Performance on VMware

Virtualization as a backbone technology – an all-time-high topic, and much older than the current buzzword wit the capital C. Not uncomplicated regarding licensing and handling, such a hypervisor hides...
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Martin Klier
8:00 - 9:00

Registration and Breakfast

Keynote: Oracle Database 18c and the Autonomous Database

We are entering a new era in database with the introduction of the first ever Autonomous Database Cloud. Oracle Database is also switching to a new annual release model to...
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Maria Colgan

Increase your programming confidence by using Unit Tests

When we create our programs, just getting it to compile is not enough. We want to test if our code does what it is supposed to do. But testing over...
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Patrick Barel

Oracle Database features every developer should know about!

Over the years, a lot of new features have been introduced in the Oracle Database to save developers time and to spare them from having to reinvent the wheel. Many of these...
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Gerald Venzl
Maria Colgan

Enhance your Code with PL/Scope

For metadata fans like me a dream has come true with 12R2: PL/Scope can not only analyse identifiers within PL/SQL but also SQL statements inside your code, i.e. Tables, Views...
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Sabine Heimsath
13:00 - 14:00

INTERMISSION & LUNCH BREAK

Database 12c MATCH_RECOGNIZE: Beating the Best Pre-12c Solutions

Starting from common problems facing SQL developers, this session will show how the MATCH_RECOGNIZE clause provides more straightforward and efficient solutions than pre-12c methods such as analytics or the MODEL...
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Stew Ashton

12 Things Developers Will Love About Oracle Database 12.2

The headline features of 12.2 are Sharding, Multitenant and Application Containers. But it’s the small changes to SQL that make a real difference in your day-to-day life work with Oracle...
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Chris Saxon

A Deep Dive into APEX JET Charts

In this session we will take a closer look on the options the new JET Charting engine brings to the APEX world. There are a quite a lot of declarative...
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Roel Hartman

Oracle SQL tuning for developers and DBA’s

This lecture will focus on providing important guidelines, recommendations and best practices for writing efficient and optimized SQL statements while ensuring high level of performance and response time. We will...
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Maurice Aelion
8:00 - 9:00

Registration and Breakfast

Keynote: Oracle Database 18c and the Autonomous Database

We are entering a new era in database with the introduction of the first ever Autonomous Database Cloud. Oracle Database is also switching to a new annual release model to...
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Maria Colgan

DevOps For DBAs

Organizations are struggling to manage and standardize an ever increasing number of database deployments. This presentation shows how scripting and automation tools can be used to provision databases and to...
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Bjoern Rost

Big Data and the Multi-model Database

Gartner showing in their report, Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2017, interesting things like Artificial Intelligence and Advanced Machine Learning, Intelligent Apps, Intelligent Things and Conversational Systems. All this...
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Elise Valin-Raki
Heli Helskyaho

Big Made Simple: Integrating Oracle and Big Data seamlessly

Companies increasingly need BOTH Corporate data in Oracle and Big Data on HDFS and then find they need to integrate the two into common reports. This talk presents an overview...
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Roger MacNicol
13:00 - 14:00

INTERMISSION & LUNCH BREAK

Structuring an APEX application

Creating beautiful applications with APEX is easy, especially after the introduction of Universal Theme. It is easy to follow the wizards and drop SQL and PL/SQL all over the place...
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Alex Nuijten

Streaming Oracle to Apache Kafka: Stories from the Message Bus Stop

Apache Kafka is a massively scalable message queue that is being used at more and more places connecting more and more data sources. This presentation will introduce Kafka from the...
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Bjoern Rost

Getting Started with Ansible and Oracle

In this presentation we will introduced Ansible and explore how it can be used to automate Oracle activities enabling DBA’s and DevOps teams to be more agile. The presentation will...
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Ron Ekins

Introduction to MySQL for Oracle DBAs

For more than 25 years, MySQL has been a de-facto infrastructure piece for web applications. MySQL provides a solid relational database that enables companies to build systems that perform well...
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Baruch Assif
8:00 - 9:00

Registration and Breakfast

Keynote: Oracle Database 18c and the Autonomous Database

We are entering a new era in database with the introduction of the first ever Autonomous Database Cloud. Oracle Database is also switching to a new annual release model to...
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Maria Colgan

Run Your VMware Apps Faster on Public Cloud than On-Prem

As enterprises look to public cloud to move their on-prem VMware apps, ease of move and performance is top of mind. Join us to learn how Oracle Cloud Infrastructures blazing...
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Gal Moav

Docker for Dummies

You might (or might not) have heard of Docker. But you have no idea what it is and why you should care. But if you are a database or APEX...
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Roel Hartman

Best Practices for Developers: Why MySQL 8.0 and InnoDB Cluster Live Demo

This session will be split into two. The first part will be quick overview of the most exciting new features in MySQL version 8, the upcoming new version. The second...
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Ronen Baram
13:00 - 14:00

INTERMISSION & LUNCH BREAK

The Basics of Machine Learning

What is Machine Learning and why should I care? In this session we will talk about the basic concepts of Machine Learning: Features, Instances, Binary classification, Scoring and Ranking, and...
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Heli Helskyaho

Building Microservices with Kotlin

Next Insurance was founded in the beginning of 2016 and first lines of our production code started accumulating in May 2016. As the first backend developer I have started writing...
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Haim Yadid

Let’s Talk About JVM Garbage Collection

Garbage collection is the most famous (infamous) JVM mechanism and it dates back to Java 1.0. Every Java developer knows about its existence yet most of the time we wish...
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Haim Yadid
8:00 - 9:00

Registration and Breakfast

Day 2

23-01-2018
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