Which 2018 OpenWorld Database Sessions Should You Attend?


    OpenWorld is coming up, and there are thousands of sessions to choose from. How do you decide which to attend?

    To help you out, we’ve put together some lists that showcase the database and Autonomous Database sessions you don’t want to miss.

    Recommended Database Sessions

    If you’re looking for session recommendations by day, we have you covered:

    Monday Autonomous Database Sessions
    Tuesday Autonomous Database Sessions
    Wednesday Autonomous Database Sessions
    Thursday Autonomous Database Sessions

    We’ve also put together suggestions for:

    Moving Oracle Database to the cloud
    DBAs who want to learn about the Autonomous Database
    Hands-on Labs for the Autonomous Database
    Autonomous Data Warehouse sessions
    Customer experiences about Oracle's database offerings

    Showcase sessions we definitely advise you to attend:

    Monday, October 22

    Unleash the Potential of Your Data with Oracle Autonomous Data Warehouse Cloud [PRO3983]

    By Monica Kumar, Vice President, Product Marketing Database and Big Data, Oracle

    What if business and IT could unite around data? Both could run and manage data autonomously? You could explore any data and get insights and predictions you never thought possible—in record time. In this session dive into Oracle Autonomous Data Warehouse Cloud, a comprehensive solution that allows you to connect and integrate any data, store and process with industry-leading performance, and analyze and visualize the data for actionable business insights. Learn how AI and machine learning identify unique patterns and trends for better predictive insights. Discover how autonomous tuning, patching, upgrading, and more enable error-free operation, reducing data management costs by 50 percent.

    Location: Moscone West, Room 3020

    Time: 9:00 a.m.–9:45 a.m.

    Oracle Autonomous Database Cloud [PKN3947]

    By Andrew Mendelsohn, Executive Vice President, Database Server Technologies, Oracle

    Oracle Chairman and Chief Technology Officer Larry Ellison describes Oracle Autonomous Database Cloud as “probably the most important thing Oracle has ever done.” In his annual Oracle OpenWorld address, Oracle Executive Vice President Andy Mendelsohn shares the latest updates from the Database Development team along with customer reaction to Oracle Autonomous Database Cloud.

    Location: The Exchange @ Moscone South—The Arena

    Time: 11:00 a.m.–12:15 p.m.

    Keynote: Think Autonomous [KEY3784]

    Location: Moscone North, Hall D

    Time: 1:45 p.m.–3:00 p.m.

    Roadmap Session: Oracle Autonomous OLTP Database Cloud Overview and Roadmap [PRO3978]

    By Maria Colgan, Master Product Manager, Oracle and Juan Loaiza, Senior Vice President, Oracle

    We are entering a new era in databases with the introduction of Oracle Autonomous OLTP Database Cloud. But what does this mean to your organization and how you achieve your key data management goals? This session provides a clear understanding of how the unique Oracle Autonomous OLTP Database Cloud works and illustrates how it can simplify your approach to data management and accelerate your transition to the cloud.

    Location: Moscone West, Room 3003

    Time: 4:45 p.m.–5:30 p.m.

    Tuesday, October 23

    Oracle Cloud: Modernize and Innovate on Your Journey to the Cloud [GEN1229]

    By Steve Daheb, Vice President, Oracle Cloud, Erik Dvergsnes, Architect, Aker BP, and Michael Morales, CEO/Managing Partner, Quality Metrics Partner

    Companies today have three sometimes conflicting mandates: modernize, innovate, AND reduce costs. The right cloud platform can address all three, but migrating isn’t always as easy as it sounds because everyone’s needs are unique, and cookie-cutter approaches just don’t work. Oracle Cloud Platform makes it possible to develop your own unique path to the cloud however you choose—SaaS, PaaS, or IaaS. Learn how Oracle Autonomous Cloud Platform Services automatically repairs, secures, and drives itself, allowing you to reduce cost and risk while at the same time delivering greater insights and innovation for your organization. In this session learn from colleagues who found success building their own unique paths to the cloud.

    Location: Moscone West, Room 2002

    Time: 12:30 p.m.–1:15 p.m.

    Of course, if you haven’t already registered for OpenWorld, sign up today. It’s the best database learning experience of the year.

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