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Must-See Oracle Database Sessions at Oracle OpenWorld

With more than 300 sessions at Oracle OpenWorld devoted to Oracle Database alone, we asked the Oracle Database team to help attendees plan by nominating 12 must-see sessions. If you’re not able to attend Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco, please watch for the live streaming sessions.

Top 12 Must–See Sessions

  • Oracle Database 12c—Engineered for Clouds and Big Data (Session ID# GEN8229)
    Oracle Senior Vice President Andy Mendelsohn discusses the latest developments from Oracle Database Server Technologies, shows Oracle Database 12c in action, and offers a preview of what’s coming on the database horizon.
  • Top Oracle Database 12c High-Availability Innovations—A Technical Drill-Down (Session ID# GEN8548)
    Oracle Vice President of High Availability Technologies Wei Hu explores the powerful set of high-availability capabilities integrated in Oracle Database 12c, together with standardized best practices for reducing both planned and unplanned downtime.
  • Delivering Database as a Service (Session ID# GEN8846)
    Oracle Cloud Evangelist Troy Anthony and others discuss Oracle's comprehensive database as a service (DBaaS) solution—in particular how the new multitenant architecture in Oracle Database 12c lends itself to providing DBaaS.
  • Big Data Deep Dive—Oracle’s Strategy and Roadmap (Session ID# GEN8645)
    Understanding the future of big data is crucial in the early stages of decision-making for big data architectures. This session explores Oracle’s roadmap for enabling query capabilities across both Hadoop and Oracle Database.
  • Storage Optimization with Oracle Database 12c (Session ID# GEN8780)
    Get an overview of all the new features in Oracle Database 12c related to storage management and optimization—including storage-related features that enable developers to implement more-powerful applications with significantly less effort.
  • Database Management Innovations—Oracle Database 12c Manageability Highlights (Session ID# GEN8792)
    Learn about key new features in Oracle Database 12c that help maximize database performance, enable smart capacity planning, improve data security, and provide the basis for smart, effective database administration.
  • What’s New in Oracle Database Application Development (Session ID# GEN8579)
    This session explores the latest innovations in Oracle Database application development tools, from Oracle SQL Developer and Oracle Application Express to Java and PHP.
  • Oracle NoSQL Database—Use Cases and Functionality (Session ID# GEN8906)
    Oracle NoSQL Database is rapidly becoming a key component of today’s modern enterprise database platform. This session explores the use cases most commonly solved with Oracle NoSQL Database, as well as the latest product innovations and overall product direction.
  • Performance and Scalability Innovations in Oracle Database 12c (Session ID# GEN8779)
    Oracle Vice President of Oracle Data Technologies and Oracle TimesTen Tirthankar Lahiri turns the focus on database performance and scalability innovations in Oracle Database 12c—and how they are effective for all kinds of all applications and workloads.
  • Security Inside-Out with Oracle Database 12c (Session ID# GEN8411)
    In this session, Vipin Samar, Oracle’s vice president of database security, discusses how innovations in Oracle Database 12c—including data redaction, privilege analysis, and contextual auditing—provide in-depth security against all kinds of threats without sacrificing performance.
  • Managing Unstructured Data in Oracle Database 12c (Session ID# GEN8776)
    Learn about the latest enhancements to Oracle Text, Oracle Multimedia, Oracle Spatial and Graph, and Oracle XML Database in Oracle Database 12c.
  • Chief Security Officer (CSO) Summit—Tuesday, September 24, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
    This exclusive, half-day event explores the latest security product innovations and updates—with a special focus on how they enable CSOs to support and embrace new business models.

There are too many in-depth sessions to mention here—all presented by Oracle product managers and gurus. Get complete details in the Oracle Database Focus on preview guides, including the guide for Oracle Database 12c, and be sure check the content catalog for Database sessions to see any last minute time or venue updates.

Visit the Oracle Database Team
Don’t forget to visit the Database team while you are in the exhibition hall. Our product experts are standing by for one-on-one discussions at the Oracle DEMOgrounds in Moscone South.

Get your Oracle Database Training at Oracle OpenWorld
Choose from Oracle Database 12c Multitenant Architecture Overview, Oracle Database 12c Upgrade Exam Cram and Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c training sessions, or train with Tom Kyte on 5 things you probably didn’t know about SQL, PL/SQL, and performance. Sessions run on Sunday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. so you won’t miss any other core conference events. Sign up today.

Not Attending? Get More Information Here
Join the conversation on Twitter at #DB12c, and check the Oracle OpenWorld website for more information about live streaming sessions.

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