|27th Sept – 2nd Oct||San Francisco: I have been invited to do a 45 minute presentation at OpenWorld with the title Reading an AWR Report – the session ID CON5915, Wednesday 1st Oct, 16:45 – 17:30, Moscone South, Room 102 (seats ca. 635). I’ll also be speaking at the first of the two EOUC “Short Talks” sessions (12 Looks at Oracle Database 12c: EOUC Short Talks [session ID UGF8949] Sunday 28th Sept 14:30 – 15:15, Moscone South, Room 304) where I’ll be the opening speaker with 5 minutes on Upgrading to 12c – what will it break. For “off-piste” action I’ll be speaking about Calculating Selectivity at Oak Table World and I’ve also told the people from Delphix that I’ll be happy to make a brief appearance on their stand each day to say a few words about why I like their product.|
|14th – 15th Oct||Munich (Germany): I’ll be running a two-day course covering “Writing Optimal SQL” and “Trouble-shooting and Tuning” under the University “Celebrity Seminars” banner. Further details at this URL|
|20th – 23rd Oct||Nordic Tour: I’ll be joining the OTN Nordic Tour – which is going to be a whirlwind visit to Stockholm (Sweden), Oslo (Norway), Copenhagen (Denmark), and Helsinki (Finland) in that order. I’ve got two topics on the agenda: Understanding and Optimising Parallel Queries, and Reading an AWR Report. Further details at this URL.|
|5th – 6th Nov||Istanbul, Turkey: I’ll be running the two-day seminar “Optimising Oracle – Foundations” for Oracle University as part of their “Celebrity Seminar” series. Further details at this URL.|
|18th – 20th Nov||Nuremberg, Germany: DOAG annual conference 2014 – I’ve had two presentations accepted: “Basic Selectivity” and “Join Selectivity”.|
|7th – 10th Dec||Liverpool: The UKOUG Tech Conference is in Liverpool this year; I’ve got three sessions (more like one short and one long, though) in the main conference and one on “Super Sunday”.Titles and (provisional) times are:
My presentation on “Understanding and Optimising parallel queries” is on the reserve list – so there’s always a chance that that will get in at the last minute.
|15th Dec||Munich (Germany): I’ll be running the one day course “Beating the Optimizer” under the Oracle University “Celebrity Seminars” banner. Further details at this URL|