Stream Highlights

Below you can find some agenda highlights to look out for, in each stream offered at UKOUG 2012

 

Business Intelligence & Data Warehousing (BIDW) stream

Business & Strategy Stream and Fusion stream

Development stream

Engineered Systems stream

Infrastructure stream

Middleware stream

MySQL stream

Oracle E-Business Suite stream

Oracle RDBMS stream

PeopleSoft stream

         

Business Intelligence & Data Warehousing (BIDW) stream
Monday & Tuesday

- BIDW Community Keynote presented by Adam Ferrari, Vice President,Product Development, BI/EPM Group at Oracle a former CTO of Endeca.

- Monday covers core Oracle BI products and Tuesday covers a wider remit to include analytics, warehousing and data mining.

- Key speakers include: Emiel van Bockel, Mark Rittman and Mike Durran. Also look out for user presentations from CERN & the Dublin Institute of Technology.

- Key words to look out for: Insight, Analytics, BI, Big Data, Discovery, Reporting, Analysis

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Business & Strategy stream and Fusion stream
Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday

Monday we have an Executive stream covering Business and Strategy topics aimed at C-level executives and Senior Management.

Tuesday we have topics covering Fusion – What and Why? Look out for the Fusion community keynote by Clive Swan, Group Vice President of HCM Applications Development who will then host a Roundtable discussion to follow. We will also have a track covering general Business and Strategy topics.

Wednesday we have topics covering Fusion – How? and Business and Strategy topics that are Applications specific.

Highlights include...

- IBM and other top partners talking about the business of running Oracle.

- Oracle and how they recognise their partners. Also, how to use freely available data to enhance your business.

- Case studies in the Business & Strategy stream covering integration, stabilising, enhancement and obtaining value.

- A look at Fusion Applications, support and extended applications.

- Key words to look out for: Strategy, Business, Fusion, Fusion Applications, Executive, Cloud, Analytics, Mobility, Migration

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Development stream
Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday

- Development community Keynote from Duncan Mills on “The Future of Development for Oracle Fusion — From Desktop to Mobile to Cloud”.

- Presentations from recognised speakers include, Grant Ronald, Hillary Farrell, Tom Kyte and John Scott.

- APEX & ADF Masterclasses from well respected Oracle speakers David Peake and Chris Muir.

- **NEW** Build Mobile Applications: Hands on sessions - Learn how to create and test an Oracle ADF Mobile Application (we will provide the Macs) with Susan Duncan

- Key words to look out for: ADF, APEX, Mobile, Cloud, Forms, BPEL, BPM, SQL Server

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Engineered Systems stream
Tuesday & Wednesday

- This topic area is aimed at DBAs and Network/OS administrators.

- Join us in this stream to hear, Jules Lane, Oracle, co-hosting an Engineered Systems Roundtable and presenting a session on ‘The Operational impact of Engineered Systems’.

- For the more technical side, Tanel Poder who is an Oracle Exa specialist, is presenting on Tuesday and Wednesday.

- Key words to look out for: Technology, Management, Technical, Operational Impact, Skills (skill up), Organisational, Options, Inform

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Infrastructure stream
Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday

- This stream is aimed at: Server Administrators, Technical Architects, Unix Specialists, Data Managers, Security Engineers

- Monday's sessions cover: Server performance optimisation and Data security; Tuesday's sessions cover: Cloud Computing and Wednesday's sessions cover: Virtualisation, Unix, Information Sharing

- Highlights include: Solaris 11 new features, Implementing the Cloud, Expert Panel

- Key speakers to look out for: Martin Bach, Duncan Hardie, Christopher Beal

- Key words to look out for: Storage, Virtualisation, Solaris 11, SaaS, Cloud, Data Security, Linux, VMware

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Middleware stream
Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday

- Director of WebLogic Server Product Management, Will Lyons, will be presenting the Middleware Keynote on Monday, “Roadmap and Strategy for Java EE and WebLogic Server in the Cloud”.

- This stream will bring you six key areas over three days covering, efficiency, the SOA roadmap, a whiteboard session explaining fusion middleware (visualising the way) with an overview of how it fits together and how to find your way around.

- Hot topics include: Web logic, forms, BPM, SOA, Web Centre, Identity, Web Logic Server – Deeper Dive.

- Key words to look out for: Cloud, Business Process Management, Forms, Web Logic (BPM), CX, Integration, FatWire, Web Centre

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MySQL stream
Monday

- This stream is aimed at both Oracle Database Administrators new to MySQL and experienced MySQL Database Administrators.

- Don't miss:

- the MySQL Keynote presented by Rich Mason Oracle’s Senior Vice President for Linux, Virtualization & MySQL Sales
- "Embracing Database Diversity: the New Oracle/MySQL DBA" presented by Keith Hollman of Oracle

- Hot topics include: The Hybrid MySQL and Oracle Database Administrator, High Availability, Performance

- Key words to look out for: MySQL, High Availability, Performance

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Oracle E-Business Suite stream
Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday

- Senior Vice President of Applications Development, Cliff Godwin, will present the E-Business Suite keynote.

- Diverse range of topics will be covered in key areas to include Financials, HCM, Projects, CRM, Supply Chain & Manufacturing and Database Administration for the Apps DBA.

- On top of presentations, look out for Roundtable sessions to include the Willow Table and the “Workflow to BPEL, Prepare for the Future!” Masterclass.

- Look out for end user stories from Virgin Media, Thales, John Lewis Partnership and Diamond Resorts International.

- Key words to look out for: Upgrades, User Stories, Master Data, Management Services, Database Administration for Apps DBA

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Oracle RDBMS stream
Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday

- The world’s favourite Oracle evangelist, Tom Kyte will be presenting the RDBMS community keynote on Monday and giving further presentations on Tuesday.

- Masterclasses available on Monday and Wednesday, to include ‘B-Tree Indexes’, by Jonathan Lewis.

- Roundtable discussions on Tuesday and Wednesday include DataGuard, Security & Grid Infrastructure & RAC.

- Key speakers to look out for: Maria Colgan, Graham Wood, Larry Carpenter and Tanel Poder.

- Look out for end user stories from CERN, Credit Suisse, Turkcell, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, University of Wolverhampton & Google.

- Key words to look out for: Efficiency, Performance, Design, Lost Effectiveness, SQL Optimisation, Optimizer

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PeopleSoft stream
Monday & Tuesday

- This stream covers PeopleSoft Human Capital Management, Financials, Global Payroll and PeopleTools Technology.

- The sessions have been mixed over the two days so you will have a chance to see a mixture of different topics on each day.

- Key speakers to look out for Mike Everitt, Laurence Gray, Tracey Lasan, David Kurtz & Harris Kravatz.

- Highlights include: PeopleSoft Human Capital Management 9.2 – PeopleSoft and PeopleTools User Experience Strategy and Roadmap – Best Practices in PeopleSoft Mobile

- Key words to look out for: PeopleSoft, HCM 9.2, Workforce management, Global payroll, PeopleTools, 8.52, RTI, Financials

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