Training Days Agenda

The table below lists the 76 Technical Sessions presented at RMOUG's Virtual Training Days 2021 conference.

All these sessions were recorded except for the 5 sessions displayed in orange in the list below.


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Training Days Sessions Recorded

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The 5 sessions displayed in orange in the list below were not recorded.

Time MST Presentation Title Speaker Topic
Mon Feb 8


1:00-2:00 Welcome & Opening Keynote: The Man Behind the AI Curtain Craig Shallahamer – OraPub, Inc. AI/ML, Database Admin
2:15-3:10 Comparing Amazon RDS Oracle Database with Oracle Autonomous Database Biju Thomas – Data Intensity Cloud, Database Admin
2:15-3:10 Journey to Oracle 19c in 3 Months? 3 Weeks? 3 Hours? 3 Days?  Sebastian Samala & Timothy Mishek – State of Colorado, Gov-OIT, Database Services Database Admin
2:15-4:10 Oracle 19c Multitenant Hands-on Workshop Gavin Soorma – Reserve Bank of Australia Database Admin
2:15-4:10 Oracle Workloads on Azure Cloud Kellyn Gorman – Microsoft Cloud, Database Admin
2:15-4:10 Turning Text into Gold Bill Inmon – Forest Rim Technology Emerging, Analytics
3:15-4:10 MySQL 8.0 New Features Dave Stokes – Oracle Open-Source, Database Admin
3:15-4:10 Oracle Analytics & Spatial Studio, Like Peanut Butter & Chocolate: Better Together Wayne Van Sluys – interRel Consulting Analytics/Big Data
Tues Feb 9


9:30-10:25 A Gentle Introduction to Polymorphic Table Functions Patrick Barel – Qualogy App Development
9:30-10:25 REST in Peace: Administration of an Oracle Cluster/Database Using REST Christian Gohmann – Trivadis Germany GmbH Database Admin
9:30-11:25 Code with Honor: On the Importance & Beauty of Software Programming Lucas Jellema – AMIS | Conclusion Professional Development
9:30-11:25 Hidden Gems of Performance Tuning: Hierarchical Profiler & DML Trigger Optimization Michael Rosenblum – Dulcian, Inc.  App Development
9:30-11:25 High-Availability, Resiliency & Elasticity in Your Kubernetes Clusters Rishi Johari, Sherwood Zern – Oracle Emerging, Development
10:30-11:25 Getting Started with NoSQL using Apache Cassandra Nikhil Karnik – DataStax Security
10:30-11:25 Securing Linux Erik Benner – Mythics Security
12:00-12:30 Database Migrations: Seamless & Smooth Sailing Valli Ramanathan – Attain, LLC Database Admin
12:00-12:30 Lost in Translation: On Shortuts, Substitutions & Text Messages Roel Hartmann – APEX Consulting APEX, Development
12:00-12:30 Oracle Database 12c, 18, 19 for Developers Alex Nuijten – allAPEX Development
12:00-12:30 Terraforming the Cloud with OCI Resource Manager Roopesh Ramklass – Eclipsys Cloud, Development
12:00-12:30 You Printed My Bank Statements?! – Oracle APEX Pixel Perfect Reports Brandon Webb – Datavail APEX, Development
12:45-1:40 A New Culture of Innovation with ML Craig Kelly – Syntax Cloud Solutions Cloud, AI/ML, Emerging
12:45-1:40 Tips & Tricks: Linux Best Practices & Automation for DBAs Charles Kim – Viscosity North America Automation, Database Admin
12:45-2:40 Deploying & Maintaining a Polyglot Microservices App on a Managed Kubernetes Solution Adao Oliveira Junior – Oracle Emerging, Development
12:45-2:40 Getting Started with Oracle on Docker Sean Scott – Viscosity North America Emerging, Database Admin
12:45-2:40 Implementing an AI Chatbot with Dialogflow Daniel Liu – Google Emerging, Development
1:45-2:40 Analytics Using Feature Selection for Anomaly Detection Roger Cornejo – GlaxoSmithKline Analytics, Database Admin
1:45-2:40 Introducing the Oracle Converged Database Sean Stacey – Oracle Open-Source, Analytics
3:00-3:55 How to Build a Poor Performance Detector Using ML & Python Craig Shallahamer – , OraPub, Inc. AI/ML,Database Admin
3:00-3:30 PL/SQL 101: Basic Tips for Highly-Performant Code Peter Koletzke – Independent App Development
3:00-3:30 Automating Releases Across the Database Technologies in Your Organization Grant Fritchey – Redgate Software App Development
3:30-4:00 ERP Security Modernization: Combat PeopleSoft and EBS Data Risks Greg Wendt – Appsian Security App Development
Wed Feb 10


9:30-10:25 Turbocharge Your Oracle Installation Frits Hoogland – Accenture Database Admin
9:30-10:25 An Introduction to Cloud Networking Martin Bach – Accenture Enkitec Group Cloud, Administration
9:30-11:25 A Two-Step Process to Detect Insurance Claim Fraud Using ADW, OML, APEX & OAC Charlie Berger – Oracle AI/ML, Analytics
9:30-11:25 APEX Tips & Tune-Up Karen Cannell – TH Technology APEX, Development
9:30-11:25 Deep Dive on OCI: Computer Autoscaling & Key Concepts for Oracle DBAs Marcus Vinicius Miguel Pedro – Accenture Enkitec Group Cloud, Administration
10:30-11:25 Compute Cloud Performance Showdown 18 Months Later: Oracle, Amazon, Microsoft, Google, IBM Ahmed Aboulnaga – Attain Cloud, Administration
10:30-11:25 In-Database ML with Oracle Autonomous Data Warehouse Kai Yu – Dell Technologies, Inc AI/ML, Analytics
12:00-12:55 Finding the Right Fit: Interviewing & Being Interviewed in the DB World Liron Amitzi – GotoDBA Professional, Database Admin
12:00-12:55 Introduction to Google Cloud Spanner for Oracle Practitioners John Darrah – Google Cloud, Emerging
12:00-12:55 Oracle SQL Plan Management (SPM): Your Imperative Performance Tool Gary Gordhamer – Viscosity North America Database Admin
12:00-12:55 Spatial Contact Tracing APIs Included in Every Oracle Database License Daniel Geringer – Oracle Analytics/Big Data
12:00-12:55 What Every DBA Needs to Know About Oracle APEX Francis Mignault – Insum APEX, Database Admin
1:00-1:55 Converged Database is Oracle’s Best Kept Secret Rich Niemiec, Jim Czuprynski, Nitin Vengurlek – Viscosity NA Database Admin
1:00-1:55 Moving to the Cloud with Minimum Downtime Using Oracle ZDM Gleb Otochkin – Eclipsys Database Admin
1:00-1:55 Powerful Pair: An Introduction to Jupyter Notebooks with Python Nadir Doctor – Consulting Emerging, Analytics
1:00-1:55 Role Models & Sponsors Kellyn Gorman – Microsoft Professional
1:00-1:55 The Differences Between OBIA, EPM, OTBI & the New FAW ERP Gustavo Gonzalez – IT Convergence Analytics/Big Data
2:15-3:10 Fast & Furious: Handling Edge Computing Data with Oracle 19c Fast Ingest & Fast Lookup Jim Czuprynski – Zero Defect Computing, Inc. Emerging, Database Admin
2:15-3:10 Our Dashboarding Tool of Choice is… APEX! Michelle Hardwick – Salt Lake Community College APEX, Analytics/Big Data
2:15-4:10 Hands-on with Close Manager Kelly Green – Datavail Analytics/Big Data
2:15-4:10 Oracle on Docker: Intermediate & Advanced Recipes Sean Scott – Viscosity North America Emerging, Database Admin
3:15-4:10 My First 100 Days with OCI Rene Antunez – Pythian Cloud, Database Admin
3:15-4:10 Understanding & Working with Multimedia Types from First Principles On Any Oracle Database Architecture, Including the  Cloud Marcelle Kaye – Piction Multimedia, App Development
Thurs Feb 11


9:30-10:25 Managing Unstructured Data: LOBs in a JSON World Michael Rosenblum – Dulcian, Inc. App Development
9:30-10:25 On the way to the “Least Privilege Principle” – Privilege Analysis with the Oracle Database Markus Flechtner – Trivadis Germany GmbH Database Admin
9:30-10:25 The Changing Role of the DBA Osama Mustafa – Gurus Solutions Professional, Database Admin
9:30-10:25 Top 5 Tips for Modern UI Design Peter Koletzke – Independent App Development
9:30-11:25 Practical Use of Active Session History David Kurtz – Go-Faster Consultancy Database Admin
10:30-11:25 50 Shades of Data: How, When & Why Big, Relational, NoSQL, Elastic, Graph, Event  Lucas Jellema – AMIS | Conclusion Open-Source, Analytics/Big Data
10:30-11:00 Oracle Cloud Resources You Need to Know for Data Migration Success Jackie Chen – Premier International Cloud, Data Management
10:30-11:25 Using JSON Effectively in Oracle Database Michael Haynes – TCGplayer App Development
10:30-11:25 Zero-Downtime Application Upgrades with EBR Made Easy Oren Nakdimon – DB Oriented App Development
11:00-12:00 New AWS EC2 Capabilities for 3x higher Oracle DB/RAC Performance Art Danielov – FlashGrid Inc. Database Admin
11:00-11:30 PostgreSQL: What You Need to Know Jessica Braxton – RheoData Open-Source, Database Admin
11:30-12:00 Metadata: The Key to User Engagement Jon Mead – Rittman Mead BI/Analytics, Data Management
12:00-12:55 CI/CD for Oracle Database & APEX Developers Brian Spendolini – Oracle APEX, Automation,Development
12:00-12:55 DevOps for DBAs: Deploy Oracle 19c Build Using Vagrant in One Command Kosseila Haddalene – Eclipsys Automation, Database Admin
12:00-12:55 Oracle GoldenGate Big Data & Google Cloud Storage Bobby Curtis – RheoData Cloud, Analytics/Big Data
12:00-12:55 What is Robotic Process Automation (RPA) & Why Should You Care? Mia Urman – AuraPlayer Database Admin, Development
12:00-1:55 Visual Builder: The End-to-End Development Experience Shay Shmeltzer – Oracle Cloud, App Development
1:00-1:55 EPM Reporting for the 21st Century Jay Chapman – Sierra-Cedar, Inc. Analytics/Big Data
1:00-1:55 Oracle ERP Consolidation Using Snowflake Andrew Preston – Infosemantics Analytics/Big Data
1:00-1:55 Test (for Cheap!) If Your Application Can Stand Latency to the Cloud Marlin McNeil – Yucca Group LLC Cloud, Database Admin
1:00-1:55 What’s New for Oracle APEX in OCI Todd Bottger, Monica Godoy – Oracle APEX, App Development
2:15-4:10 Keeping Data Safe: Hands-on with Oracle Data Safe Russell Lowenthal – Oracle Security, Database Admin


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