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What’s New in Oracle 18c & 19c
Introduction to Application Express

Lunch & Learn at GLOWBAL

Thursday May 9th, Vancouver, BC

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Register for this lunch presentation and take advantage of personalized time and Q&A with two Oracle ACE Directors: Viscosity’s CEO, Charles Kim, and VP of Application Express, Scott Spendolini.

To ensure you have the most valuable experience, seating is limited.

Presentation Topics:

What’s New in Oracle 18c & 19c
Oracle Database 18c was released in Oracle Cloud in February 2018.  Oracle made the software available to on-premise customers in July 2018. Oracle Database 18c packs ton of new features for enterprise customers.  Oracle continues to deliver new  functionality that’s only available to their flagship product.  Come see what makes Oracle Database 18c the leader in the magic quadrant.  Learn why you should consider upgrading directly to Oracle Database 18c.
This presentation will look at which 18c new features should be investigated for use. Most of the features that will be covered will be related to the DBA, but there will also be a few outside that realm that focus on the developer. Viscosity has been actively involved in the Beta program over many versions of Oracle.  Overview of new features include:
  • Multitenant Advancements
    • PDB enhanced security
    • PDB enhanced high availability
  • Zero Impact Grid Infrastructure Patching
  • Data Guard Enhancements
  • ASM and ACFS Enhancements
  • Private Temporary Tables
  • Scalable Sequences
  • New Installation Support
  • 18cXE innovations
  • Docker Support

You will also learn how to modernize legacy technology infrastructure and help reduce total IT operating expenditures with the Oracle Database Appliance.

Introduction to APEX
Oracle Application Express – or more commonly known as APEX – is a no-cost feature of the Oracle Database that enables customers to quickly and securely create beautiful, responsive web applications.  APEX makes use of low-code methodologies to greatly decrease the time it takes to build an application and simplify maintenance over time.

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Location: GLOWBAL
590 W Georgia St. E
Vancouver, BC V6E 1A3, Canada

Thursday, May 9th, 2019

11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Charles Kim

Charles Kim

President, Viscosity North America

Charles Kim is an Oracle ACE Director, a VMware vExpert, an Oracle Certified DBA, a Certified Exadata Implementation Specialist, and a Certified RAC Expert. Charles specializes in RAC, Exadata, Cloud, complex data replication, and virtualization and is the co-author of nine books on Oracle Database. Charles holds certifications in Oracle, VMware, Red Hat Linux, and Microsoft, and has over 26 years of Oracle experience on mission- and business- critical databases.

Charles presents regularly at local, regional, national, and international Oracle conferences, including COLLABORATE, VMware World, and Oracle OpenWorld, on topics of RAC, ASM, Cloud, Linux best practices, Data Guard best practices, VMware best practices, Oracle on VMware virtualization, and 7×24 high-availability considerations.

Charles is the founder and president of Viscosity North America, a niche Oracle consulting company specializing in Exadata, RAC, virtualization, and Oracle Cloud. Charles is also the president of the Cloud SIG for the Independent Oracle User Group.

Scott Spendolini

Scott Spendolini

VP APEX + Practice, Viscosity North America

Scott Spendolini is VP of APEX + Practice at Viscosity North America, and was the former president & founder of Sumner Technologies, a world-class Oracle® services, education & solutions firm.  Throughout his professional career, he has assisted various clients with their Oracle APEX development and training needs. He is a recipient of the Oracle Ace Director designation, author of Expert Oracle Application Express Security and co-author of Pro Oracle Application Express.  Spendolini is also an Oracle Certified Oracle Application Express developer.

Previously, Spendolini was an APEX Practice director at Accenture and Enkitec from June 2012 through April 2015.  Before joining Enkitec as part of an acquisition,  he co-founded and ran Sumneva and Sumner Technologies from 2005 through 2012, which focused on Oracle APEX services, education & solutions.  Spendolini started his professional career at Oracle Corporation, where he worked with Oracle eBusiness Suite for almost seven years and was a Senior Product Manager for Oracle APEX for just over three years.  He holds a dual bachelors degree from Syracuse University in Management Information Systems and Telecommunications Management and currently resides in Ashburn, Virginia with his wife and two children.

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