Wednesday May 25, 2016

Oracle DW & Big Data Global Leaders Excellence Awards 2016 - Nominations Open

it is again time to nominate your colleague, friend, employee or manager for the DBA of the Year and/or DW & Big Data Leader of the Year Oracle Excellence Award 2016.

Please visit the Oracle Excellence Awards Portal to see further instructions and nomination process:

Submission for DW & Big Data Global Leaders of the Year:

Submission for the DBA of the Year:

The winner will get a free pass to OOW and be awarding at our Worldwide DW & Big Data Global Leaders conference, Sep, 22nd.

DW & Big Data Global Leader of the Year will be asked to present their Big Data project / solution at the event.

Saturday Mar 12, 2016

Invitation: DW & Big Data Global Leaders Program, 2016 Summer Meeting - June 28/29 - Oslo, Norway

Dear Oracle DW & Big Data Global Leaders,

You are invited to our upcoming DW & Big Data Global Leaders Summer Meeting.

This event will occur June 28 and 29th in Oslo at the Scandic Holmenkollen Park Hotel.

During this two day event you will have the unique opportunity to share experience with peers from other companies, Oracle Data Warehousing and Big Data Product Management, Oracle Exadata, Database and Business Intelligence Development, local account teams and our associate partners. Gain from valuable real life experience, best practice advice and latest product insight.


  • Customer presentations on Oracle Big Data, Oracle Adnanced Analytics, Oracle BI, Database 12c.
  • Confirmed speakers: Caixa Bank (ES), ADNOC (UAE), Garanti Bank (TR), SwissRe (CH), Turkcell (TR), BNP Paribas (F) and Wargaming (US).
  • Presentations from Product Management on Metadata Management, Big Data High Availability, Data Governance.
  • Technical Workshop on Big Data Technologies from RittmanMead Consulting.
  • Draft agenda will be send out end of the month.


  • The conference, lunch, dinner and coffee breaks are free of charge.
  • Travel costs and accommodation need to be paid individually by each participant.
  • Registration is limited to two attendees per customer / partner.
  • We have negotiated a special daily hotel rate of NOK 990.- for a single room including breakfast (valid until May 27th).
  • To book a room, please use the reservation code "BORA 270616" when booking the hotel


  • Special thanks to Intel who will be our main conference sponsor for the event.
  • Many thanks to our associate partners: Bicon, FORS, Global Maksimum,
    ISE, RittmanMead,  SumIT, Tradeware, Tripwire Solutions and ZettaSol.

Next Steps :

  • Please register here
  • If you have any question, please do not hesitate to call or e-mail me

I am looking forward to welcoming you in Oslo.

Reiner Zimmermann | Senior Director, DW & Big Data Global Leaders Program
Phone: +41 56 483 3192 | Mobile: +41 79 237 7443
Oracle Server Technologies | DW & Big Data Product Management

Saturday Feb 27, 2016

DW & Big Data Global Leaders Program, Day With Development - Oracle 12c Multitenant Deep Dive - Madrid (ES) - Istanbul (TK) - Moscow (RU)

Dear Oracle DW & Big Data Global Leaders in EMEA,

You're invited to the Day with Development workshop on Oracle Database 12c Multitenant

Patrick Wheeler, Senior Director, Product Management for the Oracle Database 12c Multitenant Option from Oracle HQ in Redwood Shores will lead this one day workshop for IT professionals, architects and DBAs within our DW & Big Data Global Leaders community. No experience is required to
 attend this class.

Overview of the workshop:

The all day workshop consists of an overview of Oracle Database 12c Multitenant Option, explaining the architecture, typical use cases and highlights the interaction with other Database components, like the Optimizer, Resource Management and Security.

Thanks to our partner FORS and Bilginç IT Academy to host the events at their premises. 

The deep dive Workshop on Oracle Database  12c Multitenant Database Option contents of these topics:

  • Introduction and go over the days agenda
  • Discuss how Multitenant was conceived and the usecases along with the architecture
  • Multitenant Provisioning Labs
  • Cloning in Multitenant with focus on Snapshot clones 
  • Aggregating data across multiple PDBs
  • Labs for Cloning and Containers clause.
  • Creation of CDB and Migration to Multitenant
  • Resource Management
  • Resource Management Labs
  • Security Concepts in Multitenant
  • Security Lab
  • Skeleton of a Pilot Project
  • Feedback. What´ Next ?

The workshops will be done in three locations in EMEA:

March 18 – Madrid, Oracle Office - José Echegaray 6B, Las Rozas, 28230 Madrid, Spain
March 21 – Istanbul, Bilginç IT Academy, Huzur Mh. Fatih Cd. 67/4 4.Levent, Istanbul
March 23  - Moscow, FORS Solution Center, Grafskiy Pereulok 14, Moscow, Russia


9.00am – 4pm 

What the customers need to do before attending the workshop:

Since this workshop is tailored to you, you might be required to complete a short online survey asking some questions about your current Oracle environment and workload. This survey will be sent to those who register. 

Next steps: 

Email me to register your attendance and note your preferred location.

Saturday Jan 17, 2015

Oracle DW & Big Data Global Leaders Excellence Awards 2014

This years winners where:

DW & Big Data Global Leaders Awards:
- Americas - Chris Wones - Senior Enterprise Architect - dunnhumby
- EMEA - Luis Esteban - CDO - Caixa Bank, Spain
- APAC - Cha Dongwon - Director - Hyundai Motor Group, South Korea

DBA of the Year Awards:
- Americas - Rand Bell - Senior DBA - Starbucks
- EMEA - Herbert Rossgoderer - Managing Director - ISE GmbH, Germany
- APAC - WeiDong Teng - Chief Architect - Haier Group, China

Please view the full article here:

Tuesday Oct 14, 2014

DW & Big Data Customer Panel at OOW

During OOW 2014 the DW & Big Data Global Leaders program again hosted a DW & Big Data Customer Panel.

CaixaBank, P&G, Regions Bank, dunnhumby and Synphony Health shared their experience around very large DW systems
and using Big Data technologies. Most of them run Oracle Exadata and the Oracle Big Data Appliance.

 Presentation can be found here:

Thursday May 08, 2014


If you need to understand how to tune R scripts using the embedded Oracle R Enterprise functionality, have a look at the Blog entry from Matthias Fuchs who implemented this solution at a client in Belgium.

Monday Apr 28, 2014

Serdar Özkan from AVEA in Turkey: Real Time Data Warehouse with Oracle Golden Gate and Oracle Event Processing

Serdar Özkan from AVEA in Turkey their Real Time Data Warehouse with Oracle Golden Gate and Oracle Event Processing at 
in our DW & Big Data Global Leaders Web Seminar series. See presentation here:

Sunday Mar 23, 2014

Harald Stefan from Payback on: Oracle NoSQL DB for their closed loop DW environment

Harald Stefan from Payback in Germany, part of American Express presented their use of Orace NoSQL DB in their closed loop DW recently in
our DW & Big Data Global Leaders Web Seminar series. See presentation here:

Friday Mar 21, 2014

OOW 2014 - Call for paper & submission guidelines

OOW 2014 - call for paper is open. If you would like to submit a paper you can do that here: 

There are some tweaks you might consider when submitting your paper, so we have compiled some
guidelines and best practices for OOW paper submission, many thanks to Keith Laker for his great work.

Good luck, hope to see you in San Francisco in September.

Thursday Mar 20, 2014

Awad Ali El Siddig from ADNOC on: Exadata BI, DBaas, Saas and Big Data Outlook

Awad Ali El Siddig from Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) presented in the January DW & Big Data Global Leaders Web Seminar their
DBaas / BI architecture based on Exadata, their SaaS architecture based on Exalogic and an outlook on their plans for Big Data.
Presentation can be found here:

Welcome to the Blog

Welcome to the DW & Big Data Global Leaders Blog.

this blog is designed to circulate information on our program and our members. We will submit technical articles and will submit public presentations and material from the members of the program.

The program itself is designed to bring together a representative set of our worldwide DW & Big Data customers and offer an open discussion platform and
provide feedback to us from DW & Big Data product management to enhance our products and offerings. 


This blog will inform on upcoming events and workshops, will have public information about our members and have technical guidelines on DW & Big Data implementations and features learned from the members.


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