IOUG Webcasts - October 8, 2014 Update

Big Data Analytics for Internet of Things (IoT)

Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. CT

The general topic of this presentation is the industry landscape of the Internet of Things. In his presentation, the speaker will compare and contrast the consumer Internet with the commercial and industrial Internet as well as introduce the paradigm shift as computing technologies are geared towards the industrial Internet. 

From this webinar, attendees will be able to:

  • Explain how IoT generates Big Data
  • Utilize the machine or sensor data to obtain objectives
  • Apply Big Data Analytics to gain business insights

Flow of presentation:

  • De-Mystifying IoT
  • Big Data from IoT
  • Applying analytics for business insights

Featured Speaker: Shyam Nath, Architect, GE

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IOUG Oracle EM SIG TechCast: Using Cloud Control 12c Corrective Actions to be Proactive

Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. CT

Using corrective actions in Cloud Control 12c we can automate resolutions for alerts.

Join us for this presentation where our speaker will outline how to configure and setup corrective actions.

The presentation will also demonstrate how to setup corrective action for an archive area used % to show what the corrective action should execute when the warning threshold is hit. Another great feature in Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c, Metric Extensions, which also be introduced.

Featured Speaker: Javier Ruiz, Oracle DBA Team Technical Lead, Energy Transfer

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Fourth Annual OpenWorld 2014 Unauthorized BI and Analytics Scoop Session

Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. CT

Join Dan and Tim as they kibitz on what they saw, heard, (and didn’t hear) at Oracle OpenWorld 2014. Just like last year, this session will feature Dan and Tim’s light-hearted take on Larry’s big announcements and what it all means for the real world of Oracle BI, Big Data, and analytics.

We’ll welcome questions, speculations and alternative interpretations from other attendees.

Key takeaways will include:

  • Does Larry still get to drive the boat since he’s no longer CEO?
  • Key announcements for BI, Analytics and Big Data
  • Whatever Dan and Tim think is interesting or mildly humorous

Brought to you by the BIWA SIG of the IOUG. See for more information on BIWA Summit 2015 conference at Oracle HQ!

Featured Speakers: Dan and Tim Vlamis

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Big Data and Hadoop on the Oracle ZFS Storage Appliances

Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. CT

This presentation will discuss the Best Practices for deploying Hadoop on the Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance on both Hadoop 1.0 and Hadoop 2.0 solutions.

Speaker Brett Weninger will explain the methods for optimal configuration for implementing the Hadoop eco-system on ZFS and will share lessons learned from the Engineering Proof of Concept that ADURANT Technologies ran at the Oracle Solutions Center.  

From this webinar attendees will:

  • Understand the architectural considerations for running Hadoop on enterprise storage arrays, specifically on ZFS
  • Understand the performance impact of running Hadoop on ZFS and how ZFS moves the performance bottleneck from being traditionally I/O bound to being CPU bound
  • Learn how to address the appropriate architecture
  • Understand how the performance of Hadoop on ZFS considerably reduces your data center footprint

Featured Speaker: Brett Weninger, ADURANT Technologies

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In Search of Plan Stability (Part 2) 

Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. CT

Part 1 of this webinar set discussed the performance challenges caused by plan instability. Using SQL profiles and SQL patches are mechanisms that can provide targeted relief to individual SQL statements that have plan regressions. However, Oracle provides SQL Plan Management features that are intended to prevent plan regressions from creating challenges in the first place. 

In this webinar, attendees will learn:

  • How SQL Plan Management (SPM) works
  • How SQL Plan Baselines are created
  • How SQL Plan Baselines are evolved/enabled for use
  • Limitations of SPM

Featured Speakers: Karen Morton, Accenture/Enkitec; Scott Walz, Embarcadero

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