Presentation on theme: "OAUG SysAdmin and Upgrade SIGs Combined Meeting at OOW Oracle OpenWorld ’07 San Francisco, November 2007."— Presentation transcript:
OAUG SysAdmin and Upgrade SIGs Combined Meeting at OOW Oracle OpenWorld ’07 San Francisco, November 2007
Agenda Welcome OAUG Member Benefits SysAdmin SIG Overview Upgrade SIG Overview Guest Speaker
Welcome Welcome to Oracle OpenWorld ’07! Welcome to the Combined Meeting of the OAUG SysAdmin and Upgrade SIGs! Chairs: Randy Giefer, SysAdmin SIG John Stouffer, Upgrade SIG
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SysAdmin SIG Share knowledge and experience about a variety of topics relating to Oracle Applications System Administration: Oracle Applications System Administration Operating System Administration for Oracle Applications Installations
SysAdmin SIG Purpose and Mission Statement The SysAdmin Special Interest Group (SIG) provides a forum for OAUG members and participants to share updates, tips and successful practices relating to System Administration in an Oracle Applications environment The SysAdmin SIG strives to enable System Administrators to become more effective and efficient in their jobs by providing them with access to people and information that can their System Administration knowledge and experience
SysAdmin SIG Areas of Focus Applications Administration Patching System Profiles Concurrent Managers Workflow Administration Printer Drivers and Keyboard Mappings System Administrator Roles and Responsibilities Security (OS, DB, Web, Applications) Oracle Tools and Utilities / Third-Party Tools Operating Systems – UNIX, Linux, etc.
Upgrade SIG The OAUG’s Upgrade Special Interest Group (Upgrade SIG) focuses on issues relating to upgrading Oracle Applications from Release 10.7, 11.0.x to 11i, and from 11i to Release 12 These issues include technology stack requirements, performance techniques, various upgrade tools and methodology, specific platform related information and current Oracle announcements on desupport and availability issues
Upgrade SIG Share knowledge and experience about a variety of topics pertaining to Oracle Applications upgrades, migrations and desupport issues Provide input and recommendations to Oracle regarding potential desupport impact Work with Oracle to minimize licensing costs arising from upgrades or migrations
Upgrade SIG Areas of Focus Fusion Council AutoUpgrade and Release 12 Upgrades Problem Upgrade Scripts Patching Apps Database Administrator Roles and Responsibilities Third Party Tools Useful Links
Guest Speaker – Steven Chan The Two Lives of Steven Chan: Director, Applications Technology Integration, Oracle Corporation Oracle Blogger Extraordinaire! E-Business Suite Technology Stack Blog: blogs.oracle.com/schan/
Steven Chan Manages technology adoption programs with selected E-Business Suite customers for new technology in advance of general availability to the broader public. Steven has been with Oracle since 1998 and has had responsibility for technology adoption programs for Oracle products such as Oracle Application Server, Balanced Scorecard, Business Intelligence System, Embedded Data Warehouse, and Product Lifecycle Management. Prior to joining Oracle, Steven has held positions with IBM, Deloitte & Touche Consulting, and other software companies. Steven has almost two decades of IT industry experience and holds an MBA and a B.Sc. As an expatriate Canadian working in Silicon Valley but living in Central Oregon, Steven views the surreal world of ERP software development with increasingly-bemused eyes.
Steven Chan Prior to joining Oracle, Steven has held positions with IBM, Deloitte & Touche Consulting, and other software companies Steven has almost two decades of IT industry experience and holds an MBA and a B.Sc.
Past Blog Topic Areas Latest News Release 12 Highlights Fusion Apps Sneak Previews Most Popular Articles New Certifications New Techstack Patches Business Intelligence Configuration Management Database Desktop Clients Desupport Notices Early Adopter Programs Events & Conferences Extending Apps General & Editorial Integration with Third-Party Components Monitoring System Health Networking & Architectures Optimizing Performance Patching Apps Portal Integration Security User & Identity Management
Thank You! Randy Giefer, Solution Beacon LLC John Stouffer, Oracle Applications DBA Get the Release 11i/12 Books