Wednesday Dec 04, 2013

Oracle Linux and Oracle VM will be Featured at Dell World 2013



Oracle is proud to be a Gold sponsor at Dell World 2013. Join Oracle Linux and Virtualization experts and discover how you can benefit from Oracle software integration with Dell hardware. Our activities include:

Session: Why Choose Oracle Linux for your Oracle Database 12c Deployments

Details: Thursday, 1:30 – 2:30pm, Room 17AB

Speaker: Chris Kawalek, Oracle

Find out how Oracle Linux is optimized for Oracle Database and the benefits of deploying them together on an integrated and fully tested infrastructure.

Theater Presentation: Best Practices for Virtualizing Oracle Database and Oracle Applications with Oracle VM

Details: Thursday, 11:00-11:25am, Expo area (Theater on the right)

Speaker: Chris Kawalek, Oracle

Realize the true potential of virtualization beyond server consolidation using Oracle VM’s application-driven virtualization approach.

Theater Presentation: Dell/Oracle Active Infrastructure 

Details: Thursday, 2:30-2:55pm,  Expo area (Theater on the right)

Speaker: Tom Kopec, Oracle

Get a high level review of the recently announce Dell / Oracle Active Infrastructure.  

Booth  #401G
Come to the Oracle booth on Monday and Tuesday, talk to our experts, pick up free Oracle Linux and Oracle VM software DVD.

We hope to see you at Dell World.

Thursday Nov 07, 2013

PARTNER WEBCAST : Nimble SmartStack for Oracle with Cisco UCS (Nov 12)

You are invited to the live webcast with Nimble Storage, Oracle and Cisco where we will talk about the new SmartStack solution from Nimble Storage that features Oracle Linux, Oracle VM and Cisco UCS products.

When : Tuesday, November 12, 2013, 11:00 AM Pacific Time

Panelists:
Michele Resta, Director of Linux and Virtualization Alliances, Oracle
John McAbel, Senior Product Manager, Cisco
Ibby Rahmani, Solutions Marketing, Nimble Storage

SmartStack™solutions provide pre-validated reference architectures that speed deployments and minimize risk. All SmartStack solutions incorporate Cisco UCS as the compute and network infrastructure.

In this webinar, you will learn how Nimble Storage SmartStack with Oracle and Cisco provides a converged infrastructure for Oracle Database environments with Oracle Linux and Oracle VM. SmartStack, built on best-of-breed components, delivers the performance and reliability needed for deploying Oracle on a single symmetric multiprocessing (SMP) server or Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC) on multiple nodes. 

Register today 

Tuesday Aug 13, 2013

You Are Invited: Oracle Linux Lab at Australian Oracle User Group Events

This year Australian Oracle User Group event INSYNC13 will feature Oracle Linux Half day workshop / Lab.

Come to see, hear and touch Oracle Linux – forget what others might have told you, experience it for yourself.   How to install it, patch it and manage it and what is can do that no other Linux distributions can do.  This is lab lecture session with ample time to experience Oracle Linux first hand plus a great Overview of Oracle Enterprise manager and Oracle VM for x86.

Being held in conjunction with the INSYNC13 series of conferences but being a separate component this workshop will attract an additional fee if you have not registered to attend one of the conferences.  

Dates/Locations:

  • Melbourne, 20 August 1.45pm - 4.30pm

Rydges on Swanston 701 Swanston Street, Carlton, Melbourne, VIC 3053

  • Brisbane 2 Sept 2.00pm - 5.00pm

Royal on the Park 152 Alice St, Brisbane QLD 4000

  • Perth 12 November 2.00pm - 5.00pm

Pan Pacific 207 Adelaide Terrace Perth, WA  6000

To Register:

Please complete the linked registration form.

Registering only for the Linux lab will not provide entry to any other INSYNC13 Conference session.   However, even though you have registered for the Conference, you are still required to register separately for this lab to ensure there are sufficient training materials available.

Oracle Linux Track

  • Understanding Oracle Linux and the options – compatible kernel or UEK
  • Where to find Oracle Linux related information
  • Package management on Oracle Linux using RPM and yum.
  • Overview of Ksplice, zero downtime kernel updates that enable customers to apply security updates, patches and critical bug fixes without rebooting.
  • Linux services and run levels, how to start and stop them, checking the status of a particular service.
  • Preparing block devices, creating physical and logical volumes.
  • Introduction to the Btrfs file system.

Proctor Details:

Paul Kangro, Principal Sales Consultant, Oracle

Paul has had a long career in IT spanning over 20 years with a variety of organizations including IBM, Cable and Wireless, Novell and now Oracle.  During that time he has been involved in many aspects of IT including, Linux, Identity and Security, Virtualization and Cloud Computing providing technical and architectural advice to a wide range of clients around the Asian region. 

As a Principal Sales Consultant for Oracle, Paul focuses on the technical aspects of Oracle’s Linux and Virtualization offerings.  Paul studied Electrical Engineering at the University of NSW and has a Master in Management from MGSM.

Roshan Sathe, Senior Presales, Oracle VM and Oracle Linux @ Oracle CorpOracle

Paul will present at Brisbane and Perth

Roshan at Melbourne.

For more information please contact conferencemanager@ausoug.org.au or visit the event site.


Monday Nov 19, 2012

Oracle Linux at DOAG 2012 Conference in Nuremberg, Germany (Nov 20th-22nd)

DOAG 2012 Konferenz + Ausstellung

This week, the DOAG 2012 Conference, organized by the German Oracle Users Group (DOAG) takes place in Nuremberg, Germany from Nov. 20th-22nd.

There will be several presentations related to Oracle Linux, Oracle VM and related infrastructure (including a dedicated MySQL stream on Tue+Wed).

Here are a few examples picked from the infrastructure stream of the schedule:

Tuesday, Nov. 20th

  • 10:00 - Virtualisierung, Cloud und Hosting - Kriterien und Entscheidungshilfen - Harald Sellmann, its-people Frankfurt GmbH, Andreas Wolske, managedhosting.de GmbH
  • 14:00 - Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Implementierungen und Praxiserfahrungen - Björn Rost, portrix Systems GmbH
  • 15:00 - Oracle Linux - Best Practices und Nutzen (nicht nur) für die Oracle DB - Manuel Hoßfeld, Lenz Grimmer, Oracle Deutschland
  • 16:00 - Mit Linux Container Umgebungen effizient duplizieren - David Hueber, dbi services sa

Wednesday, Nov. 21st

  • 09:00 - OVM 3 Features und erste Praxiserfahrungen - Dirk Läderach, Robotron Datenbank-Software GmbH
  • 09:00 - Oracle VDI Best Practice unter Linux - Rolf-Per Thulin, Oracle Deutschland
  • 10:00 - Oracle VM 3: Was nicht im Handbuch steht... - Martin Bracher, Trivadis AG
  • 12:00 - Notsystem per Virtual Box - Wolfgang Vosshall, Regenbogen AG
  • 13:00 - DTrace - Informationsgewinnung leicht gemacht - Thomas Nau, Universität Ulm
  • 13:00 - OVM x86 / OVM Sparc / Zonen und co. - Bertram Dorn, Oracle Deutschland

Thursday, Nov. 22nd

  • 09:00 - Oracle VM 3.1 - Wie geht's wirklich? - Manuel Hoßfeld, Oracle Deutschland, Sebastian Solbach, Oracle Deutschland
  • 13:00 - Unconference: Oracle Linux und Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel - Lenz Grimmer, Oracle Deutschland
  • 14:00 - Experten-Panel OVM 3 - Björn Bröhl, Robbie de Meyer, Oracle Corporation
  • 14:00 - Wie patcht man regelmäßig mehrere tausend Systeme? - Sylke Fleischer, Marcel Pinnow, DB Systel GmbH
  • 16:00 - Wo kommen denn die kleinen Wolken her? OVAB in der nächsten Generation - Marcus Schröder, Oracle Deutschland

On a related note: if you speak German, make sure to subscribe to OLIVI_DE - Oracle LInux und VIrtualisierung - a German blog covering topics around Oracle Linux, Virtualization (primarily with Oracle VM) as well as Cloud Computing using Oracle Technologies. It is maintained by Manuel Hoßfeld and Sebastian Solbach (Sales Consultants at Oracle Germany) and will also include guest posts by other authors (including yours truly).

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