Events

    IOUG’s 2015 Exadata Virtual Conference brings an extreme performance experience right to your desktop – for free!Exadata SIG

    Whether you are thinking about expanding your Engineered Systems environment with Oracle Exadata X4, in the middle of planning your Exadata migration or just curious about what makes engineered systems so powerful, you’ll be sure to find lots of insight, information and ideas during the IOUG Exadata SIG’s 2015 Exadata Virtual Conference, February 11-12. This two-day, free virtual conference will focus exclusively on the experiences of real Exadata customers. Learn what they would do differently, what discoveries they made along the way, and how Exadata exceeded their expectations. Register today for free and let us bring the best the Exadata community has to offer right to your desktop.

    Get One or Two Days of Exadata Insight

    Our two-day format allows you to take advantage of one or both of our key topic areas without having to leave your office. With three one-hour presentations each day, plus an open Q&A session, you’ll get case studies and technical informational sessions that will build on each other and compound the value of your attendance.

    Get insight, guidance and answers from your peers on the front line of Exadata, with no travel costs or out of office – register today and reserve your seat for the IOUG Exadata Virtual Conference!

    New Speakers and Sessions Announced!

    Wednesday, February 11th  
    Click Here to Register for Day 1

    10:00 a.m. -11:00 a.m. CST

    Exadata X5: Working Smart with Oracle Exadata Database Machine
    Speaker: Gurmeet Goindi, Exadata Product Management, Oracle

    11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. CST          

    Oracle Database In-Memory And Exadata: Do I Still Need Exadata?
    Speaker: Matt Steinberg, Oracle    

    12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. CST

    Exadata Performance: Latest Improvements and Less Known Features
    Speaker: Tanel Poder   

     

    Thursday, February 12th
    Click Here to Register for Day 2

     

    10:00 a.m. -11:00 a.m. CST

    Smart Analytics and Capacity Management for DbaaS using R
    Speaker: Chaitanya Geddam, Practice Director, Accenture Enkitec Group 

    11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. CST     

    Exadata Best Practices
    Speaker: Dan Norris, Oracle 

    12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. CST

    Exadata and Hadoop Integration Patterns
    Speaker: Aaron Werman, First Data

     


     

    What to Expect from Each Session

    Working Smart with Oracle Exadata Database Machine
    Speaker: Gurmeet Goindi, Exadata Product Management, Oracle

    Oracle Exadata Database Machine combines hardware and software to accelerate performance, increase capacity, and improve efficiency and quality of service for database deployments. This session will provide an overview of the Exadata hardware and the Exadata storage server software.

     

    Oracle Database In-Memory And Exadata: Do I Still Need Exadata?
    Speaker: Matt Steinberg, Oracle  

    Oracle uniquely incorporates a column store with the traditional database row store.  This unique dual format database allows users to accelerate analytic queries on OLTP database as well as on data warehouses and data stores.  Exadata also accelerates analytic queries.  Do you still need Exadata?

     

    Exadata Performance: Latest Improvements and Less Known Features
    Speaker: Tanel Poder  

    In this session Tanel will walk you through some of the less known features that help Exadata achieve its performance (such as storage index skipping with help of Bloom filters) and new performance-related features in the recently released cell server version 12.1.2.1.0. Tanel will demo these features in action and show how to measure their effectiveness. 

     

    Smart Analytics and Capacity Management for DbaaS using R
    Speaker: Chaitanya Geddam, Practice Director, Accenture Enkitec Group

    Most of the financial companies are socialized on DbaaS or have a working model in their eco system. The core features of DbaaS is rapid provisioning and smart analytics on sizing, forecasting on Cost model and Capacity Management provides that answer to the DbaaS.

    This presentation will cover the following:

    1. Forecasting Models for Capacity Management (Linear Regression, Normalization, Half Life and Monte Carlo Model).

    2. Smart Analytics using Standard R and Oracle Enterprise R.

    3. Advantages of Oracle Enterprise R over Standard R.

    4. Single Box solution for Capacity Planning, gathering KPI’s and Headroom Expiry.

    5. Pentaho and Tableau will be used for reporting Capacity Management reports. Outline Introduction to Capacity Planning Introduction to DbaaS Trend Analysis and Forecasting data using R Normalization and Monte Carlo Simulation Use Cases Benefits Cloud Provisioning Q&A

     

    Exadata Best Practices
    Speaker: Dan Norris, Oracle 

    In this session, learn Oracle Maximum Availability Architecture best practices for Oracle Exadata. Oracle Development presents technical details and demonstrates Oracle Maximum Availability Architecture best practices that virtually eliminate application brownouts in database server failures and achieve the highest levels of availability. Get tips and tricks for using Exachk, the automated health-check tool designed for Oracle Exadata to ensure that your system implements Oracle Maximum Availability Architecture best practices derived from the collective experiences of thousands of production deployments globally. See demonstrations of how Oracle Exadata provides end-to-end data protection, transparently handling common causes of data corruption with high availability and zero data loss.

     

    Exadata and Hadoop Integration Patterns
     Speaker: Aaron Werman, First Data

    Exadata and Hadoop are complementary in many ways. We will discuss architectures that use the use the combination to design solutions for common use cases. A brief high level overview will then drill into technical solutions using Apache Kafka, Flume, Spark. Some experiences integrating with Exadata X4 will be discussed.


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