Last week on Tuesday, 17th of September on the occasion of 25 years anniversary of German Oracle User Group (DOAG), a DOAG Regional meetings around entire Germany took place. I visited the event in the Oracle Office in Nuremberg. It started with live broadcasting of DOAG chairman greeting Dr. Dietmar Neugebauer in all the German regions and DOAG groups at 17:00. Then it continued with a live presentation of Dierk Lenz on a subject Is it worth the migration from Oracle 5 to 12c. With one DOAG quiz the jointed part finished. After that I gave a presentation in Nuremberg on the subject Oracle database High Availability strategy, architecture and solutions. Since I architect, build and administer Oracle database environments for more a decade also doing service management I could manage to combine a 25 page presentation from my previous reports and experience. I must admit that when I started preparing this topic I realized it’s so extensive and complex that I decided starting slowly describing the things that any DBA or Infrastructure architect should understand before building a high available database system in my next few articles on my DBMS Blog.
After my presentation we had an interesting discussion on the same topic. I also took a few pictures including a funny fridge in form of Oracle Exadata machine in Oracle office. I share them in this post as well as my presentation: Read more »