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Six Must-Attend Sessions at Oracle OpenWorld 2018

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Building your Oracle OpenWorld 2018 schedule? You won't want to miss these six sessions. Our executives will share details on architecture and technical directions, the latest innovations, business strategies, and customer successes. You’ll come away with a better understanding of the unique capabilities Oracle Linux, Virtualization and other Oracle Infrastructure Technologies are delivering now and going forward – whether you want to deploy on premises, in the cloud or integrate between. Register now to ensure you have a seat! 


  Session Title


Monday, Oct. 22


11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Moscone West - Room 2000

Oracle Linux: State of  the Penguin 


Wim Coekaerts, Senior Vice President, Operating Systems and Virtualization Engineering, Oracle

3:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

The Exchange @ Moscone South - The Arena

Oracle's Systems Strategy for Cloud and On-Premises


Ali Alasti, Senior Vice President, Hardware Engineering, Oracle

Wim Coekaerts, Senior Vice President, Operating Systems and Virtualization Engineering, Oracle

Edward Screven, Chief Corporate Architect, Oracle

Tuesday, Oct. 23


11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Moscone West - Room 2000

An Overview of Oracle Infrastructure Technologies in Oracle Cloud


Robert Shimp, Product Management Group Vice President - Oracle Linux, Virtualization and Linux and VM Development, Oracle

Ajay Srivastava, Senior Vice President, Operating Systems and Virtualization, Oracle

11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Moscone West - Room 2009

Kubernetes, Docker, and Oracle Linux from On-Premises to Oracle Cloud with Ease


Wim Coekaerts, Senior Vice President, Operating Systems and Virtualization Engineering, Oracle

Wednesday, Oct. 24


11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

 Moscone West - Room 2000

The OS Factor: Advice for the Technology Buyer from IDC


Ashish Nadkarni, Research Director, IDC

Karen Sigman, Vice President, Product and Partner Marketing, Oracle

Thursday, Oct. 25


9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. 

Moscone West - Room 2003

Oracle Linux Is Really the Ideal Linux for Oracle Cloud Developers


Wim Coekaerts, SVP, Operating Systems and Virtualization Engineering, Oracle


To learn more about these sessions and to register, click on the session title above, in the search box enter the session code, click "+" to complete your registration.

Visit and bookmark this Focus on Oracle Linux and Virtualization page to access the full list of our general sessions and hands-on labs. Check the Oracle Linux and Virtualization blogs regularly for news and updates.

And, while at Oracle OpenWorld, be sure to stop by the Infrastructure Technologies showcase, booth #120, located in Moscone South (on the right side, just past the Autonomous Database showcase). Featuring Oracle Linux and Virtualization technologies, at the showcase you can experience demos, a virtual reality game, and speak with product experts and partners.


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