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Liveblogging: Oracle OpenWorld 2010 Sunday Keynote (Exalogic)

Liveblogging announcements from Sunday’s Oracle OpenWorld Keynote.
It’s 5:36 PM now – stay tuned…
@fuadar: Exadata smoothie and java juice in moscone south #oow10
5:44pm: Larry couldn’t get his boat under the Golden Bridge — next yer he needs a smaller boat or rebuild the bridge? :)
5:50pm: Oracle Partners Specialization awards… oh well, why is Pythian not on [...]

Pythian Announces OPN Specializations: Database 11g, RAC, Performance Tuning, Linux

Oracle Recognizes Pythian as a Value-Added Partner for Core Database Expertise and Outstanding Consulting Services
PYTHIAN NEWS: As Announced today at Oracle OpenWorld 2010, San Francisco, CA.
Contact Vanessa Simmons for media inquiries.
The Pythian Group, Inc., a leading provider of remote database infrastructure services, and a Platinum member of the Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), today announced it [...]

OOW - Day 1

Dan Morgan (, Ben Prusinski, and I signed in to OOW early this morning at Moscone South. After the relatively painless sign-in, we wandered around and bumped into a dozen people I know from previous years or from my Oracle classes.

Officially OOW events, mainly those presented by, or sponsored by User Groups and partners, started at noon today. I managed to take in a few very interesting sessions already, including some from fellow ACE Directors Peter Koletzke and Cary Millsap.

4 Ways to Follow Breaking News and Happenings from Oracle OpenWorld 2010 #oow10

Whether you are attending Oracle OpenWorld this year or not, here is how you can stay on top of breaking news and happenings from the conference: Follow the real time stream of tweets containing #oow10, the official Oracle OpenWorld 2010 Twitter hashtag. Follow the un-official Oracle Twitter list, since not all Tweets from the conference [...]

Alternative Pictures Demo

Note - features in this post require the Diagnostics Pack license

MOTS Mini – Stop whining about early…the Michigan football game is about to start!

Chips. I had an accidental delete from this mini blog post while clicking and editing it via my Android WordPress app on my phone, so here after searching some blog aggregates I have “re-builded” it. Leaves me to say that, if I am correct the games was won, if I am correctly informed, by 42 to 37 by Michigan… I really, Really liked it !


OpenWorld User Group Forum - Best Day of the Week! #oow10

It has been an exciting and fast paced start to the week.  At the moment I am in the User Group Pavilion talking to a lot of people about the benefits of joining a users group.  I've actually been trying to get to the post for a couple hours and get a few words in before saying hi to someone.

Oracle Exalogic

Live from Larry:
Exalogic elastic cloud
1 “box” has
30 servers 2-socket x 6-core
Infiniband networking
HA integrated storage appliance
Linux or Solaris
Single patch for all components
Stay tuned here for Pythian commentary on the Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud, as soon as it has been announced!
So on our way from the Exadata Partner Briefing session to Moscone West, we went down to [...]

OOW2010 – finally there

Well, it’s been long month I was busy, doing a lot of stuff and especially implementing Oracle Audit Vault for which I’ll post (someday) several issues I faced with. Anyway I arrived at San Francisco seven hours ago after long journey from Sofia, now I just woke up, got the breakfast and I’m heading to the Moscone.

Wish List of Oracle OpenWorld 2010 Announcements: Exadata v3, Linux, Solaris, Fusion Apps, Mark Hurd, Exalogic Elastic Cloud, Cl

It’s Sunday morning early in San Francisco and the biggest ever Oracle OpenWorld is about to start. It looks like it’s also going to be the busiest ever OpenWorld for me — my schedule looks crazy and I still need to do the slides for my Thursday sessions (one on ASM and one on cloud [...]

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