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  • September 27, 2017

OOW17 - Focus on App Dev

Eric Jacobsen
Product Marketing Director

OpenWorld 2017 is just around the corner. The hardest part is choosing which sessions to attend.  From product releases to industry updates and hands-on labs, the session list is never ending it seems.

If you are focused on Application Development, here is a complete list of app dev sessions offered at OpenWorld 2017.

To help you narrow down the list even further, here are 5 key sessions that you might want to catch at the conference:


Stepping up to the New Stack: Oracle Container Native Experience [CON6476]

Monday, Oct 02, 11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. | Moscone West - Room 3024
Michael Lehmann, VP Product Management , Oracle
Mark Cavage, Vice President, Software Development , Oracle

The path from today's custom-developed enterprise applications to container-native microservices and serverless functions is fast becoming a well-understood paradigm with rapidly emerging best practices, patterns, and approaches. In this session learn about Oracle's container-native application development and deployment strategy in which an automated container-centric development lifecycle for Docker is built into the product line alongside an end-to-end site-reliability engineering approach for ongoing cloud-scale operations. See demonstrations directly from product development showcasing where Oracle has focused its container-centric application development investments and where it is going forward.

Developers are the New Kingmakers [CON6493]

Tuesday, Oct 03, 11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. | Moscone West - Room 3024
Micha Hernandez van Leuffen, Founder and CEO , Wercker
Victoria Domalik, Marketing Communications Manager , Wercker

In this session learn how to survive and thrive in the collision between the four paradigms of modern development: microservices, containers, continuous integration/continuous delivery, and the rise of the IaaS giants. These forces are all working to shape the way developer teams—and the businesses they create—move to be faster, more agile, and more competitive. As software eats the world, all companies become software companies, and developers become the new kingmakers. Attend this session and learn what you need to know.

Extend and Enrich Oracle SaaS Applications with Oracle Mobile and Chatbots [CON7123]

Tuesday, Oct 03, 12:45 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. | Moscone West - Room 3022
Srikant Subramaniam , Oracle
Vivek Ahuja, CTO , Sofbang LLC

Enterprise mobility is transforming businesses by providing new channels for end user interaction, leading to dramatic process improvements and faster decision-making. Mobile apps led the initial charge, but users are now rapidly migrating toward conversational interfaces via chatbots. As a result, increasingly large numbers of interactions are being driven via Facebook Messenger, Whats App, WeChat, Alexa, or Siri. But the challenges of integrating mashups of data from disparate sources and the need to abstract the resulting complexities still remain. Come to this session to learn how Oracle Mobile Cloud Enterprise can help you in the transition from “there’s an app for that” to “there’s a bot for that.”

Strategies for Efficient Delivery with APIs, Containers, Microservices, DevOps [CON3028]

Tuesday, Oct 03, 5:45 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. | Marriott Marquis (Golden Gate Level) - Golden Gate C3
Sven Bernhardt, Solution Architect , OPITZ CONSULTING GmbH
Danilo Schmiedel, Solution Architect , OPITZ CONSULTING GmbH

A central challenge for today's IT is how to ensure business agility and how to keep the robustness of core business functionalities. A microservice-based architecture in conjunction with APIs for decoupling the building blocks becomes more and more important. By using modern container technologies, companies can leverage all the advantages of modern software development. This session covers the impact of modern software architectures based on a real-life scenario, which we implemented to establish faster delivery cycles and to start innovations. Learn different strategies for how modernized software architectures can be introduced. This session is suitable for organizations of any size and industry.

Modern Application Development: Impressive Innovators of 2017 [CON6496]

Tuesday, Oct 03, 4:45 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. | Marriott Marquis (Golden Gate Level) - Golden Gate C3
Alexandra Huff , Oracle
Eric Braun , Oracle
Rohini Kasturi, VP, Cloud Business Unit , Veritas

Serious innovation is happening today with Oracle's latest application development and deployment solutions. In this session hear a panel of leading-edge developers from the startup community and the 2017 Oracle Innovation Awards discuss their cloud-native, microservices, bare metal, containers, etc. projects in detail, sharing their lessons learned and best practices. Think you could win an Innovation Award? Nominees submit applications describing their projects in detail. These are reviewed by judges knowledgeable in the business and technical requirements. Winners are recognized in a special ceremony on stage at Oracle OpenWorld. This prestigious award is coveted by many. Could your project win next year? Attend this session and find out what it takes.

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