Oracle Scratchpad

Public Appearances

21st – 24th Apr 2015 Bucharest, Romania: Oracle University is hosting an Expert Summit over 4 days and has asked me to speak for the first two days. My topics will be “Troubleshooting and Tuning”, and “Writing Optimal SQL”. I’ll also be in the audience to hear Chris Date who is always a pleasure to listen to. For further details see this URL.
30th Apr 2015 London:Evening meeting of #cluboracle. A couple of Oracle topics, time for chat, with free pizza, beer etc. courtesy of e-DBA. We’ll be at 103a Oxford Street again; from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm with topics including the importance of IT disasters to career progression.
11th – 12th May 2015 Johannesburg, South Africa: Provisional: Oracle University is working on an Expert Summit event, dates not yet confirmed, and has asked me to speak for two of the days. Currently they expect to the event to feature a total of four different speakers.
27th May 2015 Paris, France: I’m going to be in Paris for a few days at the end of May, so I’m talking with Yves Colin about a session of the Oracle Paris Meetup on the morning of 27th. I’ve suggested a couple of topics: “Reading Execution Plans” and “Writing Optimal SQL”.
9th – 10th June 2015 Israel: Just a couple more weeks before I hear whether any of the abstracts I put in for the ILOUG conference have been accepted.
22nd – 25th June 2015 London, UK: Provisional: Oracle University is planning an Expert Summit and has asked me to speak for the two days. The event is likely to last for 4 days.
9th – 10th Sep 2015 Zurich, Switzerland: Provisional, Christian Antognini is planning his annual event on Oracle Performance and has asked me to deliver a couple of presentations. I’ve suggested “Calculating Join Cardinality” and “Understanding Parallel Execution Plans” at the topics.
7th – 9th Dec 2015 Birmingham: UKOUG Tech Conference 2015. I can’t imagine not putting in a couple of abstracts when the call for papers goes out


  1. Hi Jonathan Sir
    It would be great to hear you at AIOUG. Are there any plans for next year AIOUG event in Feb?


    Comment by Navneet — November 17, 2014 @ 10:21 am GMT Nov 17,2014 | Reply

  2. Is there not a past-appearances page?

    Comment by Dird89 — December 8, 2014 @ 7:43 am GMT Dec 8,2014 | Reply

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