17th - 19th July 2014

The International Centre, Telford

Platinum Sponsor

Oracle for SQL Server DBAs

This session introduces some key concepts and product features of the Oracle database world in an attempt to give nervous SQL Server DBAs the courage to at least have a go and store “Hello world” when they get back home.  The presentation will cover the following areas: Why use Oracle, Installation, Platform support, Database and schema namespaces, DBA tools, Storage methods, Backup and recovery, Programmability features, High availability including clustering.


Presented by Gavin Payne at SQLBits VII
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    Gavin is a solution architect leading, designing and implementing information platform and data centre transformations. He has a track record of delivering projects that provide new functionality, consolidation, and standardisation. He also provides guidance in the broader areas of enterprise IT landscapes and operational best practices. He is also one of 25 Microsoft Certified Architects for SQL Server in the world and a Microsoft Certified Master, and holds architect certification from the Global IT Architect Association, IASA. His technical expertise focuses on Microsoft SQL Server data platforms and cloud infrastructures, primarily in the retail and services sectors.

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