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Oracle Solaris Sessions at Oracle Openworld 2019

Martin Mueller
Senior Principal Software Engineer

Oracle Solaris Sessions at Oracle Openworld 2019

This year Oracle Openworld will take place from Monday, Sep. 16 to Wednesday, Sep. 19 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, and like in previous years many sessions will cover Oracle Solaris topics. Oracle Solaris will also be covered in a hands-on lab session on the first day in the afternoon, where we will demonstrate how to use REST to gather information about an Oracle Solaris instance

Here is a list of these sessions, with the list of presenters and when they will take place:

Oracle Solaris and SPARC: Consistent, Simple, Secure

Session PRO4962

In this session learn about the new capabilities in Oracle Solaris 11.4 and the current and future strategy for Oracle Solaris. See how Oracle Solaris and SPARC provide a consistent platform for your mission-critical workloads and why customers are moving to Oracle Solaris 11 today. Learn how our continuous delivery model makes it easier for you to adopt new capabilities, simplifies maintenance, and helps you better secure your data center while protecting your existing application investments. Discover the advanced features in Oracle SPARC that help secure your systems and applications, deliver zero overhead end-to-end encryption, and accelerate the performance of Oracle Database and enterprise applications.

(Bill Nesheim, Senior Vice President Oracle Solaris Development on Tuesday, Sep 17, 12:30pm-1:15pm and 3:15pm-4:00pm)

Pulling Analytics Data from Oracle Solaris Through the REST API

Session HOL4974

With the introduction StatsStore in Oracle Solaris 11.4 it's now possible to gather very rich data on application and system performance from a single location. Being able to pull this data into a data collection tool such as Nagios, Splunk, or Grafana gives a huge value to being able to monitor and maintain your systems. This hands-on lab explores how you can use the integrated REST API to collect this data from Oracle Solaris into a regular open source tool such as Nagios, and even collect combined database and system data.

(Joost Pronk Van Hoogeveen, Senior Principal Product Strategy Manager and Martin Mueller, Senior Principal Software Engineer on Monday, Sep. 16, 1:00pm-2:00pm)

Oracle Solaris: Simple, Flexible, Fast Virtualization

Session 4972

In this session hear about the latest developments in Oracle Solaris virtualization. Learn about the new features in the recent Oracle Solaris 11.4 release including the ability to define inter-VM dependencies on boot-up, single-step system evacuation, and storage live migration. Also learn about further enhancements to unique features such as read-only VMs (Immutable Zones), running VMs from shared storage, and the powerful network virtualization.

(Joost Pronk Van Hoogeveen Senior Principal Product Strategy Manager on Tue, Sep. 17, 3:15pm-4:00pm)

Protect Your Database and App Infrastructure with Oracle Solaris Support

Session THT5014

You have invested in your core business applications. In this session learn how Oracle Solaris gives you assurance that your investment is protected under Oracle Premier Support for Systems and Oracle Premier Support for Operating Systems. Oracle Solaris delivers peace of mind through Oracle Solaris 11 continuous delivery and the Oracle Solaris binary application guarantee.

(Tamara Laborde, Premier Support Product Director on Tuesday, Sep. 17, 4:30pm-5:00pm)

Oracle Solaris: Lift and Shift to New Platforms

Session PRO4969

Many customers still have critical applications on older versions of Oracle Solaris. In this session learn how you can use Oracle Solaris tools to migrate your workloads to newer platforms—both systems and Oracle Solaris versions—greatly reducing costs and simplifying operations. Running on newer platforms also provides even better security tools to meet the latest security and compliance rules.

(Joost Pronk Van Hoogeveen, Senior Principal Product Strategy Manager on Monday, Sep. 16, 11:15am-12:00pm)

Oracle Solaris: Simplifying Security and Compliance for the Enterprise

Session PRO4964

Oracle Solaris is engineered for security at every level. It allows you to mitigate risk and prove on-premises and cloud compliance easily, so you can spend time innovating. In this session learn how Oracle combines the power of industry-standard security features, unique security and antimalware capabilities, and mulitnode compliance management tools for low-risk application deployments and cloud infrastructure.

(Darren Moffat, Senior Software Architect, Oracle on Tuesday, Sep. 17, 5:15pm-6:00pm)

Securing and Simplifying Data Management with Oracle Solaris and ZFS

Session PRO4971

ZFS is the premier enterprise file system in the world. It provides integrated compression, deduplication, and hardware accelerated encryption seamlessly into the file system. In this session learn how you can take advantage of Oracle Solaris ZFS to secure your data from malware and ransomware, simplify your data management, significantly lower storage costs, and improve performance.

(Cindy Swearingen, Principal Product Manager on Tuesday, Sep. 17, 3:15pm-4:00pm)

Oracle Solaris: Continuous Observability of Systems and Applications

Session PRO4970

In this session learn about the Oracle Solaris StatsStore, which provides powerful and actionable data that helps you identify trends and isolate system issues across the entire stack, from the hardware to OS, virtualization, middleware, and apps. See a live demo showing how you can use the web dashboard to view resource consumption and isolate issues. In addition, see how you can get additional details through standard and customizable sheets that can be modified to fit your specific monitoring and business needs.

(Rudolf Rotheneder, CEO, cons4you GmbH, Joost Pronk Van Hoogeveen, Senior Principal Product Strategy Manager and Martin Mueller, Product Manager on Tuesday, Sep. 17, 11:15am-12:00pm)

Oracle Solaris Virtualization Best Practices: Learn to Love Your System Again

Session TIP5014

This session provides Oracle Solaris virtualization technology best practices from a top Oracle Support expert. Learn how to fully maximize your virtual environment, including performance optimization, redundancy, and availability. These best practices are key to using the complementary solutions of Oracle Solaris VM for SPARC and Oracle Solaris Zones, and loving their strength and capabilities.

(Dave Ryder, Senior Principal Technical Support Engineer on Tuesday, Sep. 17, 12:30pm-1:15pm)

Top Five Strategies to Optimize Support for Your Database and Apps Infrastructure

Session PRO5003

Oracle is committed to protecting your investment in Oracle Solaris infrastructure and is mindful of your mission-critical environments and resources. The Oracle Solaris 11 continuous delivery model and Oracle Solaris binary application guarantee, combined with the virtualization features of Oracle Solaris and SPARC systems, provide you with powerful options to manage, move, and consolidate legacy application environments. This session explores five strategies to protect your investment on core business applications, increase security, modernize your infrastructure, and utilize Oracle Premier Support as a key asset to your operations.

(Tamara Laborde, Premier Support Product Director and Renato Ribeiro, Sr. Director, Infrastructure Technologies on Wednesday, Sep 18, 4:45pm-5:30pm)

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