Oracle Architect Day - Phoenix

Wednesday, December 14, 2011
8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
The Ritz-Carlton, Phoenix
2401 East Camelback Road
Phoenix, AZ 85016
In Person
Space is limited. Register today!
Overview Agenda
In second decade of the 21st Century the world of enterprise IT is changing faster than ever. In this environment the role of the software architect is more important and more challenging than ever before.

Oracle Technology Network (OTN) is pleased to announce the 2011 series of OTN Architect Day events, offering a rich schedule of interactive keynotes and breakout sessions, all created specifically with software architects in mind.

The live one-day event in Phoenix brings together architects from a broad range of disciplines and domains to share insights and expertise in the use of Oracle technologies to meet the challenges today’s architects regularly face.

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from your peers and share your expertise. Seating is limited, so register now!
Agenda (Schedule and content subject to change)
Time Session Title
8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. Welcome and Opening Comments
9:15 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Engineered Systems: Oracle’s Vision for the Future

Oracle’s Exadata and Exalogic are impressive products in their own right. But working in combination they deliver unparalleled transaction processing performance with up to a 30x increase over existing legacy systems, with the lowest cost of ownership over a 3 or 5 year basis than any other hardware. In this session you’ll learn how to leverage Oracle’s Engineered Systems within your enterprise to deliver record-breaking performance at the lowest TCO.
10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Cloud Computing Industry Trends and Directions

Cloud Computing and Virtualization are considered the topmost IT priorities for CIO's and business leaders for 2011. This session will analyze Cloud Computing and Virtualization along with other recent disruptive technologies and present perspectives on understanding and unlocking their value. Public, Private, and Hybrid Cloud strategies will also be examined, and we'll also take a look at their short- and long-term effects Infrastructure Architecture and Systems Management.
10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Breakout Sessions (pick one)

Innovations in Grid Computing with Oracle Coherence

Learn how Coherence can increase the availability, scalability and performance of your existing applications with its advanced low-latency data-grid technologies. Also hear some interesting industry-specific use cases that customers had implemented and how Oracle is integrating Coherence into its Enterprise Java stack.

Cloud Computing - Making IT Simple

The road to Cloud Computing is not without a few bumps. This session will help to smooth out your journey by tackling some of the potential complications. We'll examine whether standardization is a prerequisite for the Cloud. We'll look at why refactoring isn't just for application code. We'll check out deployable entities and their simplification via higher levels of abstraction. And we'll close out the session with a look at engineered systems and modular clouds.
11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Breakout Sessions (pick one)

Rationalization and Defense in Depth - Two Steps Closer to the Clouds

Security represents one of the biggest concerns about cloud computing. In this session we’ll get past the FUD with a real-world look at some key issues. We’ll discuss the infrastructure necessary to support rationalization and security services, explore architecture for defense –in-depth, and deal frankly with the good, the bad, and the ugly in Cloud security.

21st Century SOA

Service Oriented Architecture has evolved from concept to reality in the last decade. The right methodology coupled with mature SOA technologies has helped customers demonstrate success in both innovation and ROI. In this session you will learn how Oracle SOA Suite’s orchestration, virtualization, and governance capabilities provide the infrastructure to run mission critical business and system applications. And we’ll take a special look at the convergence of SOA & BPM using Oracle’s Unified technology stack.
12:15 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. – 1:40 p.m. Application-Driven Virtualization: Architectural Considerations

Application-Driven Virtualization technologies offer new capabilities for optimizing data centers and enabling new IT operating models. This session will review the architectural strategies for getting the most out of virtualization technology in a cloud environment.
1:40 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Panel Discussion: Open Q&A with Session Speakers
2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Breakout Sessions (pick one)

Oracle Enterprise Manager

Oracle Enterprise Manager (EM) provides complete lifecycle management for the cloud - from automated cloud setup to self-service delivery to cloud operations. In this session you'll learn how to take control of your cloud infrastructure with EM features including Consolidation Planning and Self-Service provisioning with Metering and Chargeback. Come hear how Oracle is expanding its management capabilities into the cloud!
Oracle Cloud Reference Architecture

Cloud initiatives are beginning to dominate enterprise IT roadmaps. Successful adoption of Cloud and the subsequent governance challenges warrant a Cloud reference architecture that is applied consistently across the enterprise. This presentation gives an overview of Oracle's Cloud Reference Architecture, which is part of the Cloud Enterprise Technology Strategy (ETS). Concepts covered include common management layer capabilities, service models, resource pools, and use cases.
2:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Break
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Roundtable Discussion
4:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. Closing Comments & Readouts from Roundtables
4:15 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Networking Reception


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Event Details:
Wednesday, December 14, 2011
8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

The Ritz-Carlton, Phoenix
2401 East Camelback Road
Phoenix, AZ 85016
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