Friday January 23, 2015, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM CST Register Featured Presenter: Martin Bach Fill the Glass Host: Cary Millsap Description: In Fill the Glass episode 2, Cary welcomes Enkitec engineered system specialist Martin Bach. In this action-packed hour, Martin will guide us on a tour of the magnificent collection of Oracle Exadata internal technologies commonly called Smart Scan…. Continue Reading →

Database Administration, Webinar

Wednesday January 28, 2015, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM GMT Watch the recording Description: After a short introduction into what the Oracle Exadata Database Machine is, in this one-hour webinar Oracle expert Randolf Geist will look at an analysis of different database query profiles that are based on a real-world customer case, how these different profiles influence the efficiency of Exadata’s… Continue Reading →

Database Administration, Webinar

Friday December 5th, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM CST Register Description: It’s usually not difficult to find SQL that is performing poorly. The hard part is what to do with a bad SQL statement once you have it. In this session, Karen Morton will show you how to use a simple method that is reliable and repeatable for solving any problem… Continue Reading →

Performance Tuning, Webinar

Watch now About the Oracle Database In-Memory in Action Webinar Join three of the brightest minds in the industry, Cary Millsap, Kerry Osborne and Tanel Poder, for a one-hour free webinar as they discuss the revolutionary technology of Oracle Database In-Memory, an in-memory column store that does not slow down the OLTP components and is compatible with all existing applications. This option enables real-time queries that… Continue Reading →


This is the recording of Karl Arao’s webinar from April 1. The webinar slides begin about 1 minute in. Watch Karl Arao from Enkitec discuss the usual CPU monitoring tools in OEM, visualization enhancements that can be made by AWR analytics, as well as how these can be applied to critical capacity planning scenarios. You can see the full description… Continue Reading →

Uncategorized, Webinar

Title: Where did my CPU go? Date: April 1 2014 Time: 9AM – 10AM CDT Presenter: Karl Arao Register here This free webinar will focus on CPU monitoring and capacity planning. We will highlight scenarios typically encountered on a massively consolidated environment. For example, an environment where you may have 30+ databases and need to know how many CPU cores… Continue Reading →


Tues Sept. 10th, 2013 Watch video Application developers frequently experiment to achieve higher quality builds, they try things out, make mistakes and find fixes. Database design can be like that too, but rapidly changing the schema in traditional shared environment tends to break the application. In this webinar, Kyle Hailey will explore how different types of cloning technology work and… Continue Reading →

Database Administration, Database Development, Oracle Database, Webinar

Thurs August 29th, 2013 Watch video In this webinar you will learn how to upgrade a 2 node Oracle 11gR2 clusterware and database to Oracle 12c, and the advantages of doing so. The session will also cover downgrading an upgraded cluster to a previous Oracle release. A live Q&A session with Syed Jaffar Hussain follows the presentation.

12c, Database Administration, Database Development, Oracle Database, RAC, Webinar

 Weds July 17th, 2013 Watch video Now that DB12c is official, we ALL can start investigating one of the most anticipated features of the Database 12c release- Pluggable Databases. This webinar will introduce the DBA to the concepts behind pluggable databases, the main feature points, along with a live demonstration working with pluggable databases in Oracle DB12c and an introduction… Continue Reading →

12c, Database Administration, Database Development, Enterprise Manager, Oracle Database, Webinar

 Weds July 31st, 2013 Watch video To many people who build and run software, “performance” is a side-effect, an afterthought of designing and building “proper” features like buttons that book orders and reports that explain profitability. But great performance at scale doesn’t happen by accident. The first step to great performance is to remember what performance is: it is the… Continue Reading →

Application Development, Database Development, Performance Tuning, Webinar