Oracle Database 11gR2 Upgrade Workshop - Melbourne

Friday, March 16, 2012
9:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Cliftons Melbourne
Level 1, 440 Collins Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000
In Person
Space is limited. Register today!
Overview Agenda Speakers Bio
Are you considering upgrading or migrating your database to Oracle 11g?

Are you unsure of what's involved and the latest best practices for upgrading Oracle databases?

Join us in this rare opportunity to hear directly from Oracle's Upgrade Development Team. The seminar will focus on the latest best practices, tips and tricks, and common pitfalls to make your step to Oracle Database 11g Release 2 a successful one.

The seminar will provide an overview on:
  • How to move to Oracle Database 11.2 including
    • Database Upgrade
    • Characterset Migration
    • Minimal Downtime Migration
    • OS Platform Exchange
    • Exadata Migration
  • All the required preparatory steps
  • Mitigating risk with
    • SQL Plan management
    • Real Application Testing
  • Performance enablement
  • Successful customer cases

Click on the "Register Now" button to register for this event.
9:00 a.m. Registration
9:30 a.m. Introduction and Overview
Topics, Limitations, Support, Upgrade/Migration Paths

General Preparation Steps
Certification, Sanity Operations, Performance Prep, Setup/Parameter Recommendations
10:15 a.m. Upgrade and Migration - 7 cases

Case 1:
Upgrade 32bit to 64bit - showing all steps from install to command line upgrade
11:00 a.m. Break
11:15 a.m. Case 2: Upgrade into ASM - How to easily move the database into ASM post upgrade
Case 3: Data Pump x-version and x-OS over network links (plus Real World Example)
Case 4: Change to Unicode
12:30 p.m. Lunch
1:15 p.m. Case 5: xTTS (Transportable Tablespaces) to move to Exadata
Case 6: Near-Zero Downtime: Oracle Golden Gate for upgrades and migrations
Case 7: Utilize your Physical Standby (plus Real World Example)
2:45 p.m. Break
3:00 p.m. Fallback Strategies
Concepts, Issue during Upgrade, Issues post Upgrade
3:15 p.m. Performance Management
Prepare, Ensure Plan Stability, Test Performance, Optimize Performance, Enable Performance Features (including Real Life Example)
4:15 p.m. Application Upgrade
4:30 p.m. End
Mike Dietrich

Mike Dietrich
Consulting Member Technical Staff


Mike Dietrich has over fifteen years experience in the information technology industry. Mr. Dietrich has spent the last fourteen years at Oracle Corporation where he has held senior and management roles in both the sales and support organizations. Currently, he is a Consulting Member of Technical Staff in the Database Upgrade Development Group.

He is responsible for evangelizing, influencing and demonstrating Oracle technology solutions related to database upgrades to Oracle customers and partners. Besides that he works consistently with customers in key reference projects both onsite and remotely. Mike Dietrich holds a graduate engineer degree of Georg-Simon-Ohm University of Appliend Sciences in Telecommunication Technologies and Computer Science. You'll find more information on Mike's blog: http://blogs.oracle.com/UPGRADE.

Roy F. Swonger

Roy F. Swonger
Senior Director, Database Upgrade & Utilities


Roy Swonger has over twenty years of experience in commercial software development. His seventeen-year career at Oracle has included work on software process and quality improvement as well as a progression of management roles in technical documentation, software development tools, and core database technologies. Roy is currently the Senior Director of Database Upgrade & Utilities in the Server Technologies division. He is responsible for the development of database features such as the Data Pump, SQL*Loader, External Tables, and Metadata API. In addition, Roy runs the global Upgrade Program for the database, coordinating worldwide efforts to make database upgrades faster, easier, and less risky for customers. Roy holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and a Master of Software Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University.



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Event Details:
Friday, March 16, 2012
9:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Cliftons Melbourne
Level 1, 440 Collins Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000
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