Tag Archives: Oracle Midlands

Oracle Midlands Event #6 : Registration Open

Registration for Oracle Midlands Event #6 is now open. Here’s the information from the website. I’ve registered. See you there! Cheers Tim…

Oracle Midlands Event #5 : Summary

Oracle Midlands Event #5 happened last night. First up was Martin Widlake speaking about clustering data to improve performance. The cool and scary thing about Oracle is you often go into session like this thinking it’s all going to be stuff you already know, then you realise how much you either didn’t know in the […]

Oracle Midlands Event #5

Just a quick reminder. Oracle Midlands Event #5 is next Tuesday evening. Here is the information from the website. I’ll see you there! Cheers Tim…

Oracle Midlands : Event #5

Just a quick reminder that Oracle Midlands Event #5 is just around the corner (Tuesday 16 September). Boost Performance by Clustering Data – Martin Widlake Data Virtualisation and Instant Cloning – Ron Ekins (Delphix) Martin is always good value, so I’m looking forward to that session. I’ve seen a couple of talks on the Delphix stuff and it is seriously […]

Oracle Midlands : Event #3 – Registration Open

Registration is now open for Oracle Midlands Event #3 on Tuesday 20th May.. As I mentioned in a previous post, Christian Antognini will be the speaker for both the sessions this time. He’ll be covering “12c Adaptive Query Optimization” and “Row Chaining and Row Migration Internals”. Red Gate Software have kindly offered to sponsor the event again, so registration […]

Oracle Midlands : Event #2 Summary

The second Oracle Midlands event took place last night. The most important part of the evening was the opportunity to win an Oracle Press teddy bear. Oh yeah, there were a couple of talks too… I was planning to arrive early and go for a quick drink with my dad, but the Birmingham traffic put […]

Oracle Midlands : Event #2

Just a quick reminder that the second Oracle Midlands event will be taking place on 25th March 2014. At this event you will get a chance to see Graham Wood (my Dad) speaking about “Advanced ASH Architecture and Usage” and Nikolay Manchev speaking about “Using Clusterware 11g to protect single-instance databases”. The event is sponsored by […]

Oracle Midlands #1 : My first presentation of the year done

I wrote a post in November about an Oracle Midlands group Mike McKay-Dirden was setting up, modelled on the free meetups he’s experienced with the SQL Server community. Last night was the first event, with myself and Pete Finnigan speaking. Being a Midlands-based event, and me having worked mostly in the Midlands, I’d say about 50% of the […]