Winter 2015 Quarterly Workshop - (January 29, 2015)

The Twin Cities Oracle Users Group 2015 Winter workshop was held at the Eagan Community Center, focusing on running Oracle in a Virtualized environment.

When: January 29, 2015

Where: Community Center - City of Eagan


8:30-9:00 :  
Registration and Networking


9:00-9:30 :  
Welcoming Remarks: Lelanie Moll, President TCOUG


Board Elections for the following Positions: Vice President, Web Master, Membership Director and Treasurer


9:30-10:15 :  
Oracle and VMWare working together : Charles Kim , Viscosity
Charles Kim, Founder and President of Viscosity N.A will be discussing Oracle and VMWare working together and the licensing considerations accordingly.


10:15-10:30 :  



10:30-11:30 :  
Oracle Zero Data Loss Recovery Appliance Review:  James Dean, Oracle 


11:30-12:30 :  
Break : Lunch


12:30-1:30 :  
Virtualization paradigms for the Oracle database  :  Danny Dunn , CISCO
One of the last bastions, albeit fading quickly, of physical workloads in the data center is the Oracle Database. Join Danny as he discusses the current state of virtualization paradigms for the Oracle database including Oracle’s quixotic position Vs. VMware’s pragmatic approach; the State of the Market; Architectural Best Practices; Platform Migration Challenges; Customer Success Stories; and Future Trends.


1:30-1:45 :  
1:45-2:45 :  
Table Recovery tool (focus group) :  Tom McCaffrey , Kroll Ontrack
This will be an opportunity for Kroll ontrack to show a demo of their Table Recovery tool for MSSQL, and solicit feedback from the DBA community on a similar product for Oracle, which is currently in development. 


2:45-3:15 :  
Giveaways and Prizes


About the Speakers

Danny Dunn - Oracle UCS Arhitect, CISCO Systems


Charles Kim - Founder and President, Viscosity North America


Tom McCaffrey  - Director, Enterprise Solutions, Kroll Ontrack


James Dean  - Director, Exa Solutions, Oracle