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DBA Webinar Series

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Join our Oracle ACE Directors, Rich Niemiec, Nitin Vengurlekar, Charles Kim and Jim Czuprynski as they speak about their favorite new features on Oracle Database 12cR2, the New Autonomous Data Warehouse, and others. 

Next Webinar: Time & Date TBD!








Past Webinars:

Upgrade your Oracle Database to 18c - Tuesday, March 26th 12pm - 1pm CST

Upgrade your Oracle Database to 12.2/18c 

Companies can recognize immediate ROI by upgrading to Oracle Database 12c Release 2 and 18c by utilizing Shareplex. Come and learn the best practices of upgrading to the latest and greatest release of Oracle Database. We will also speak on customer success stories who have upgraded to Oracle 12.2.

Top 10 Features of Oracle Engineered Systems - Watch Now
Top 10 Features of Oracle Engineered Systems – Watch Now

Since Oracle owns the full stack – Database software, hardware, and operating systems, Oracle provides unique software capabilities that are only available on an engineered system that is standardized, optimized, and hardened. Come learn the top “10” unique components that make Oracle’s engineered systems unique. Customers can reduce their database footprint, increase database consolidation density, and increase performance with Oracle Engineered Systems.

Love your Exadata: Love it more in the Cloud - Recording Available Now
Exadata Cloud Service: Love Your Exadata More in the Cloud 

Cloud computing is known for many things: cost effectiveness, flexibility, scalability. The most demanding online transaction processing (OLTP) and online analytical (OLAP, data warehousing) applications, and bolstered by the elasticity of the Oracle Cloud. The Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service will offer price/performance advantage.

The Oracle Exadata Database Machine is part of Oracle’s engineered systems family, which includes customized combinations of hardware, software, and storage that are highly tuned for maximum performance.

Unlock the Power of the ZFS Storage Appliance - Recording Available Now

About the Presenters

Rich Niemiec

Rich Niemiec

Chief Innovation Officer, Viscosity

Rich Niemiec is the current Chief Innovation Officer of Viscosity North America. Rich is an Oracle Ace Director, a world renowned IT Expert, and was a co-founder and the CEO of TUSC, a Chicago-based systems integrator of Oracle-based business solutions started in 1988. Rich has served as President of Rolta TUSC and Rolta EICT. Rich is the past President of the International Oracle Users Group (IOUG) and the current President of the Midwest Oracle Users Group (MOUG). Rich has architected and tuned many Fortune 500 systems over the past 25 years.

Charles Kim

Charles Kim

President, Viscosity

Charles Kim is an Oracle ACE Director, Oracle Certified DBA, a Certified RAC Expert and Certified Exadata Implementation Specialist. Charles is also a VMware vExpert and a VMware Certified Professional. Charles specializes in RAC, Exadata, Virtualization and authored 8 books. Charles holds certifications in Oracle, VMware, Red Hat Linux, and Microsoft, and has over 25 years of Oracle experience on mission and business critical databases. Charles presents regularly at local, regional, national, and international Oracle conferences including IOUG Collaborate, VMware World,  and Oracle OpenWorld on topics of RAC, ASM, Linux Best Practices, Data Guard Best Practices, VMware virtualization, Oracle VMware virtualization, and 7×24 High Availability Considerations.

Jim Czuprynski

Jim Czuprynski

Senior Enterprise Data Architect, Viscosity

Jim is an Oracle ACE Director with almost four decades of experience in information technology, serving diverse roles at several Fortune 1000 companies – mainframe programmer, applications developer, business analyst, and project manager – before becoming an Oracle DBA in 2001. He holds Oracle Certified Professional (OCP) certification for Oracle Database releases 9i, 10g, 11g, and 12c.  Jim has co-authored three books on diverse Oracle Database topics. His most recent bookPDB ME to Oracle Cloud, takes a close look at exactly what every Oracle DBA needs to know as she delves into the complexity and flexibility that Oracle Multitenant features offer in Oracle Database 12cR2 and beyond.  Jim continues to write a steady stream of articles that focus on the myriad facets of Oracle database administration, with +100 articles to his credit since 2003 at and IOUG SELECT. Jim’s blog, Generally … It Depends, contains his regular observations on all things Oracle

Nitin Vengurlekar

Nitin Vengurlekar

Chief Technology Officer, Viscosity

Nitin Vengurlekar is the co-founder and CTO of Viscosity North America. At Viscosity, Nitin is responsible for Service delivery, Partner relationship and end-2-end solution architecture. Nitin’s main emphasis has been on virtualization, Oracle Engineered Systems, Hyper-Converged Systems, and Public/Private Database Cloud implementations. Nitin is a well-known Oracle technologist and speaker in the areas of Oracle Storage, high availability, Oracle RAC, and private database cloud. He is the author of Database Cloud Storage, Oracle Automatic Storage Management, and the Data Guard Handbook. He has also written many papers on storage, database internals, database tuning, and served as a contributor to Oracle documentation as well as Oracle education material.

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