Meeting Details:

May 28, 2019

Oracle 18c & 19c - Charles Kim, Viscosity NA

Oracle ACE Director, Charles Kim, will be returning this month to bring us up to speed on the latest features of Oracle 18c and 19c. Oracle Database 18c was released in Oracle Cloud in February 2018. Oracle made 18c available to on-premise customers in July 2018, while 19c just became available on-premise within the past month. While most folks are just now getting their hands on 19c, Viscosity has been actively involved in the Beta program over many versions of the Oracle database and Charles will be sharing insights learned from his years in the program. Oracle Database 18c/19c packs ton of new features for enterprise customers. Oracle continues to deliver new functionality that's only available to their flagship product. Come see what makes Oracle Database 18c/19c the leader in Gartner's magic quadrant. Learn why you should consider upgrading directly to Oracle Database 18c/19c.

This presentation will look at which 18c/19c new features you definitely want to investigate for your use. Most of the features that will be covered are related to the DBA, but there will also be several features focused on the developers in the audience.

Overview of new features this session will touch on include:
  • Oracle Database 12.2 New Features
  • Database Upgrade Considerations
  • Partitioning Improvement
  • Multitenant Advancements
  • PDB enhanced security
  • PDB enhanced high availability
  • Zero Impact Grid Infrastructure Patching
  • Data Guard Enhancements
  • ASM and ACFS Enhancements
  • Private Temporary Tables
  • Scalable Sequences
  • New Installation Support
  • General Database Features
Charles Kim is the founding partner and CEO of Viscosity North America. Charles is an Oracle ACE Director, VMware vExpert, Oracle Certified DBA, Certified Exadata Specialist, and a Certified RAC Expert. Charles specializes in RAC and Virtualization and has authored 9 books:
  • Oracle Database 11g New Features for DBA and Developers
  • Linux Recipes for Oracle DBAs
  • Oracle Data Guard 11g Handbook
  • Virtualizing Business Critical Oracle Databases: Database As A Service
  • Oracle ASM 12c Pocket Reference Guide
  • Exadata Expert Handbook
  • Virtualizing Hadoop
  • Solaris and Linux Recipes for Oracle DBAs
  • Oracle Cloud Pocket Solutions Guide
Charles holds certifications in Oracle, VMware, Red Hat Linux, and Microsoft and has over 25 years of Oracle experience on mission and business critical databases. Charles presents regularly at local, regional, national and international Oracle conferences including IOUG Collaborate, VMware World, and Oracle OpenWorld on topics of RAC, Exadata, Database As A Service, Database Consolidations, Private Database Cloud, ASM, Linux Best Practices, Data Guard Best Practices, Performance Tuning, VMware Virtualization Best Practices, Oracle Database Virtualization, and 7x24 High Availability Considerations. Charles is the technical editor of the Automatic Storage Management book by Oracle Press and blogs regularly at http://blog.dbaexpert.com. His linkedin profile is http://www.linkedin.com/in/chkim and his twitter tag is @racdba. You can see his Author Page at http://www.amazon.com/author/ckim.

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