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 Payne is the principal architect for Coeo and a Microsoft Certified Architect and Microsoft Certified Master for SQL Server.  His role is to advise IT leadership on what they should do, help their business leadership understand why and help their technical teams understand how.  Gavin leads organisations through their data platform transformation and modernisation programmes.

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