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JavaOne
Introduction to Java 8: JVM, Language, and Platform [UGF1709] In this session, you’ll learn about the past, present, and future of the Java platform. You’ll see plenty of running code samples of Java 8 features, including lambda expressions, streams, JavaFX, CompletableFutures, and the new Data API.
  • Sunday, Sep 28, 8:00 AM - 8:45 AM - Moscone South - 102
JavaOne
The JCP: Meet the Board, Improve Java, Have a Beer! [UGF9734] The JCP. The ivory tower. The board. The big heavy process. Locked doors. Hard. Complex. Lawyers. Parties. Drinks. Fun. Yes! Fun! Come join the JCP for the best party Sunday! Find out that the JCP is not a scary boring place but the place to be if you’re interested in the future of Java. Come meet the JCP Executive Committee Board, and learn who the candidates for the next elections are. Ask questions, defend your opinion, improve Java, meet people, share a beer. Have fun!
  • Sunday, Sep 28, 5:30 PM - 6:15 PM - Moscone South - 102
JavaOne
Generating Excitement in Java’s Mature Market [UGF9753] Java is dead! Java is not exciting! Java is legacy! Have you heard any of that before? Has Java really become boring? In a market that is always searching for “the next new thing,” is the maturity of Java technology a bad thing? This panel discussion addresses the challenges that Java developers, vendors, and user groups face today. How are they creating excitement and awe, attracting new members and new developers? How can the Java ecosystem be at the same time corporate-safe, startup-fast, future-ready, DIY-exciting, and kid-awesome? Come share your experiences and impressions so we can all have a Java that’s more fun going forward.
  • Sunday, Sep 28, 4:30 PM - 5:15 PM - Moscone South - 252
JavaOne
Starting a JUGgernaut: How to Start and Rapidly Grow Your JUG [UGF9652] Looking to start or grow a Java User Group in your hometown? Relax—it’s as easy as following five proven steps: 1. Recruit volunteers 2. Market your JUG 3. Reach out to employers 4. Legalize your JUG 5. Delegate This session presents techniques and ideas for how to make all this happen effectively in your user group or even your open source project.
  • Sunday, Sep 28, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM - Moscone South - 252
JavaOne
James Gosling, Robots, the Raspberry Pi, and Small Devices [UGF8907] James Gosling recently stated that “being able to debug and profile robots out at sea is a truly life-altering experience.” He uses a set of tools—consisting of editors, debuggers, and profilers—that are part of the NetBeans IDE. In this session, he and other speakers introduce you to these tools and you will see how easily and quickly you can program and interact with devices via Java tools. Come see how well integrated embedded devices are with the Java ecosystem.
  • Sunday, Sep 28, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM - Moscone South - 306
JavaOne
GlassFish Roadmap and Executive Panel [UGF9120] Want to find out about the current status and future roadmap for Java EE and GlassFish? Have questions for the decision-makers for these technologies critical to the community? This is definitely the session for you. In this informal session, hosted by a Java EE/GlassFish evangelist, you’ll hear about the status and roadmap for Java EE and GlassFish. You can then pose your questions to a panel of Oracle executives.
  • Sunday, Sep 28, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM - Moscone South - 302
JavaOne
Lightning Talks: Even More Productivity with Free Java Tools [UGF8906] The NetBeans IDE has a great set of free out-of-the-box tools for quickly and efficiently developing all kinds of applications. In this series of lightning talks, you’ll see a range of demos, covering everything from quickly creating plugins to identifying bugs and efficiently tuning your application for performance. Come find out about everything that NetBeans can do for you.
  • Sunday, Sep 28, 5:30 PM - 6:15 PM - Moscone South - 200
JavaOne
Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Java [UGF9733] Is it even possible to know everything about Java? Probably not. But this session tries to answer it all! It features a panel—including many of JavaOne’s top speakers—that is coming together to answer anything. Everything. About Java. Bring your questions. And your answers. Let’s see if together we can all come up with the real answers to life, the universe, and everything. Well, at least the Java-related everything....
  • Sunday, Sep 28, 4:30 PM - 5:15 PM - Moscone South - 102
JavaOne
Tools for the Day-to-Day of JUG Management [UGF9752] Activities in your Java User Group or any other nonprofit organization need to be fun and fulfilling for your members but also for all the volunteers who put a lot of hard work into making things happen. Things get even harder when you need to use back-of-napkin note-taking and calculations to manage everything. Come to this open discussion to learn what tools JUG leaders are using to make their lives easier. Share what has worked and what has failed at your organization or in your open source project. From event registration to collaborative environments to little hacks that make our lives easier. Did it work for you? Let’s share and together create a stack of tools that everyone can use to make the most of our groups.
  • Sunday, Sep 28, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM - Moscone South - 252
JavaOne
Controlling Robots with Java and ROS [UGF9651] This session introduces the Robot Operating System (ROS), a powerful abstraction of various robot hardware components and capabilities. The system provides the kinds of abstraction in robotics that we take for granted in desktop computing. Instead of writing a word processor to use a specific printer, an operating system provides a generic notion of printing capabilities. ROS works at providing this same kind of abstraction for actuators, sensors, and other components in a robotics system. ROS has Java bindings, so these benefits can be realized from the programming environment you know and love. If you’re a robotics developer or enthusiasts, ROS is something you should know about!
  • Sunday, Sep 28, 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM - Moscone South - 252
JavaOne
Adopting Java: Create Java’s Future. Now. [UGF9754] Java technology evolves through a public, community effort. It starts with the wide experimentation done in and around Java; takes shape in the fast-paced open source development of the OpenJDK project; and gets buy-in, adoption, and competition through the standardization efforts of the JCP. Instead of waiting for the future to happen, developers are getting involved and creating the future. Now. And you too can be part of the change. This panel discussion addresses the increasing community involvement related to Java. Come learn about the Adopt programs (Adopt the OpenJDK and Adopt a JSR) run by Java User Groups around the world. Learn about the open source experiments happening around Java. Find your passion. Change Java. Change the world.
  • Sunday, Sep 28, 3:30 PM - 4:15 PM - Moscone South - 252
JavaOne
Lambdas and Laughs [UGF9672] Lambdas are one of the most exciting features of Java 8, and what better way to learn about them than having some fun? Come learn about lambdas and have a laugh or two with fun internet memes. Even if you’re familiar with lambdas, this session will give you some new insights and make you laugh in any case.
  • Sunday, Sep 28, 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM - Moscone South - 102
JavaOne
Meet the NetBeans Community, with Boeing, Jelastic, JRebel, Vaadin, and More [UGF8871] The NetBeans community is large. Companies and individual developers around the world support their technologies by creating new tools in the NetBeans IDE. In this session, meet NetBeans users from around the world who will demonstrate how they are developing code with NetBeans, how they have enriched NetBeans with new features, and how you can be involved in their projects. The speakers include developers working on NetBeans at Boeing, Jelastic, JRebel, and Vaadin.
  • Sunday, Sep 28, 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM - Moscone South - 200
JavaOne
Meet the JCP Board: A Panel [UGF9756] The JCP. The ivory tower. The board. The big heavy process. Locked doors. Hard. Complex. Lawyers. Parties. Drinks. Fun. Yes! Fun! Come join the JCP for the best party Sunday! Find out that the JCP is not a scary boring place but the place to be if you’re interested in the future of Java. Come meet the JCP Executive Committee Board, and learn who the candidates for the next elections are. Ask questions, defend your opinion, improve Java, meet people, share a beer. Have fun!
  • Sunday, Sep 28, 5:30 PM - 6:15 PM - Moscone South - 252
JavaOne
Avatar.js: Node Programming Model and JavaScript for the JVM [UGF9751] Avatar.js is a project to bring the node programming model, APIs, and module ecosystem to the Java platform, enabling a new class of hybrid server applications that can leverage two of the most popular programming languages and ecosystems today. These Java + JavaScript applications can leverage capabilities of both environments—access the latest node frameworks while taking advantage of the Java platform’s scalability, manageability, tools, and extensive collection of Java libraries and middleware. This session introduces Avatar.js and shows how you can benefit from it in your projects today.
  • Sunday, Sep 28, 8:00 AM - 8:45 AM - Moscone South - 252
JavaOne
Big Data and Java: Ask the Experts [UGF9650] With tools such as Hadoop, Hive, Pig, and HBase, Java has become the driving force behind the big data revolution. As a Java developer, are you prepared to be part of this new generation of Java applications? Do you know if your data is big enough for you to use these tools? What tools are best for your use case? Do you have a million questions and nobody to answer them? This interactive session brings big data experts to answer them and give you insights into how to build efficient big data applications in Java.
  • Sunday, Sep 28, 3:30 PM - 4:15 PM - Moscone South - 102
JavaOne
Teaching Java with Free Java Tools [UGF8873] How do you teach Java? What tools do you use? Which editor, debugger, and profiler? Are they all separate tools or integrated? Are they free? Do they work out of the box, or do you need to spend a lot of time getting set up? In this session, learn how teachers around the world are using NetBeans and about the technologies that are interesting to use and talk about in the classroom. This is a session for and by teachers—and the technology providers that can be useful to them—so join the discussion and share your experiences.
  • Sunday, Sep 28, 4:30 PM - 5:15 PM - Moscone South - 200
JavaOne
The OpenJDK Project: Your Java. Our Java. [UGF9755] Millions of lines of code, written in dozens of different languages, ported to a long list of platforms. The numbers of the OpenJDK Project are impressive. But even more impressive is the community growing around it. With each new release of Java, OpenJDK gets more participation and collaboration, and that pushes trust and adoption. OpenJDK is making Java more exciting and more trustworthy and promoting faster changes to Java and wider adoption of new features. The panel in this session brings together community participants of OpenJDK sharing the experiences, joys, and frustrations of being part of a huge, contradicting project. Come hear their war stories, and learn why you should care and how this can help you, your career, and all of us.
  • Sunday, Sep 28, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM - Moscone South - 102
JavaOne
Making the Most of Your Artifact Repository: Tips and Tricks [UGF9673] No matter if you build your software with Gradle, Ant, Maven, or another tool, you’re using lots of open source components from external repositories. To speed up the build, improve reuse of your own components, and simplify management of all those components, you should be using a repository manager. Sonatype Nexus is the mostly widely used repository manager. This session presents a quick overview of Nexus usage and shows you features that make it the most powerful open source repository manager. The presentation also checks out basics such as hosted and proxy repositories as well as group repositories and goes further by examining features such as support for site repositories, RPM/Yum repositories, and NuGet repositories. It also discusses integrating Nexus with other tools.
  • Sunday, Sep 28, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM - Moscone South - 102
JavaOne
GlassFish Adoption Story and Deep Dive [UGF9123] Want to know who is adopting GlassFish and Java EE in real life and what the newest cool features in GlassFish are? If so, this session is definitely for you. In this session, Egypt JUG leader Mohamed Taman shares the story of the first-known production deployment of GlassFish 4 and Java EE 7. He discusses how he used GlassFish and Java EE in a deployment for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the World Food Program (WFP). A GlassFish engineer then shares details of the latest cool GlassFish feature: the extensible GlassFish command-line framework. The session is hosted by a Java EE/GlassFish evangelist.
  • Sunday, Sep 28, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM - Moscone South - 302
JavaOne
Get Productive with Free Java Tools [UGF8846] The NetBeans IDE has a great set of free out-of-the-box tools for quickly and efficiently developing all kinds of applications. In this panel discussion, you’ll see practical effects you can create with Java EE and JavaFX in your own applications and hear from developers using the NetBeans platform in their everyday development work for creating maintainable modular applications. Come find out about everything NetBeans can be and do for you.
  • Sunday, Sep 28, 3:30 PM - 4:15 PM - Moscone South - 200
JavaOne
Free Java Tools for Maven and Java EE [UGF8872] Working closely with Java EE and application server engineers, the NetBeans team has created the best-in-breed environment for developing Java EE applications with Maven. This panel discussion includes demos of Java EE applications with Maven in the real world, in the context of how NetBeans has assisted in their development, and covers the future of these applications in relation to cloud and HTML5 technology.
  • Sunday, Sep 28, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM - Moscone South - 200
Oracle OpenWorld
Implement and Manage IaaS and a Self-Service Portal with Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c [UGF3431] In the infrastructure as a service (IaaS) cloud model, users can request the infrastructure for applications through a self-service portal. This session focuses on how to implement such an IaaS self-service portal with Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c and Oracle VM. It covers the IaaS cloud architecture; creation of VM templates/ assemblies with Oracle Virtual Assembly Builder; and how to set up the self-service deployment mode with Oracle VM templates and virtual assemblies. You will learn the configuration of the entire stack of this infrastructure cloud built on a Dell platform and how to use Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c to manage the whole stack of the cloud architecture, including hardware, through Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c’s Dell OpenManage plug-in.
  • Sunday, Sep 28, 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM - Moscone South - 307
Oracle OpenWorld
DevOps, Databases, and the Phoenix Project [UGF4042] This session explores one of the major bottlenecks in database application development: the movement of data, from production databases and development to QA, user acceptance testing, and test—including building and managing development and QA environments. The presentation discusses what the impact is, how to solve these bottlenecks, and what metrics to track to validate the solution.
  • Sunday, Sep 28, 3:30 PM - 4:15 PM - Moscone South - 301
Oracle OpenWorld
Big Data Analytics for the Industrial Internet of Things [UGF4491] The emergence of the Internet of Things and the industrial internet leads to new kinds of data such as machine and sensor data along with location data. Such big data results in several storage and analysis challenges. New computing paradigms have to be applied to analyze this data. Hear about big data analytics use cases along with asset management data for generating deep business insights. This session showcases how to leverage such insights for operational efficiency and asset optimization. When properly applied to the industrial and infrastructure machinery, it can mean improvements of very high magnitude. The use cases covered are in the aviation, transportation, energy services, utilities, and healthcare arenas.
  • Sunday, Sep 28, 3:30 PM - 4:15 PM - Moscone South - 308
Oracle OpenWorld
Guide to XQuery with Oracle Database 12c, Oracle XML DB, and Oracle SQL Developer [UGF3532] XQuery has been around for a few short years. In that time, it has grown to become the standard for querying and shredding XML documents. Embedded in its syntax comes strange notation that usually presents an obstacle to first-time users. Additionally, many of its features that are important to use may be overlooked. This session presents the fundamentals of XQuery, using basic examples of XMLQUERY and XMLTABLE. Demonstrations using Oracle Database 11g Release 2 and Oracle SQL Developer reinforce the session examples. Additionally, by profiling an existing project currently in production, the presentation shows how XQuery can be successfully used.
  • Sunday, Sep 28, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM - Moscone South - 310
Oracle OpenWorld
Experiences with SQL Plan Baselines in Production [UGF7945] This session shows how to use the Oracle Database SQL Plan Baselines functionality, with examples from real-life usage in production (mostly Oracle Database 11g Release 2) and how to troubleshoot it. SQL Plan Baselines is a feature introduced in Oracle Database 11g to manage SQL execution plans to prevent performance regressions. The presentation explains concepts and presents examples, and you will encounter some edge cases.
  • Sunday, Sep 28, 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM - Moscone South - 250
Oracle OpenWorld
Scaling to Infinity: Partitioning Data Warehouses in Oracle Database [UGF3587] Partitioning is known as a useful feature in very large databases, but how many people realize that it is absolutely crucial to scalability and performance in data warehouses? The question, of course, is why partitioning is so crucial as well as how it facilitates scalability and performance. All the useful features for data warehousing in Oracle Database are facilitated by partitioning in a cycle described in this presentation as the virtuous cycle.. The presentation is the result of 15 years of extensive data warehouse experience in numerous industries. It provides answers and guidelines, so you will understand how and why to utilize partitioning. You will come away with information you can use at work immediately.
  • Sunday, Sep 28, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM - Moscone South - 301
Oracle OpenWorld
Oracle Database 11g and 12c New Features and Best Practices for DBAs and Developers [UGF6257] This session explores new features and best practices for using various key new features and enhancements introduced in Oracle Database 11g and Oracle Database 12c. The presentation explores features that can be used to improve language functionality, usability, and performance while reducing development time, making development simpler, and improving performance and the speed of deployment. Attendees will learn about new SQL functions, using virtual and invisible columns, result caching, improved defaults, statistics improvements, and new PL/SQL features and enhancements.
  • Sunday, Sep 28, 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM - Moscone South - 304
Oracle OpenWorld
Oracle RMAN in Oracle Database 12c: The Next Generation [UGF1911] The Oracle Recovery Manager (Oracle RMAN) feature of Oracle Database has evolved since being released, in Oracle8i Database. With the newest version of Oracle Database, 12c , Oracle RMAN has great new features that will enable you to reduce your downtime in case of a disaster. In this session, you will learn about the new features introduced in Oracle Database 12c and how you can take advantage of them from the first day you upgrade to this version.
  • Sunday, Sep 28, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM - Moscone South - 309
Oracle OpenWorld
Time to Upgrade to Oracle Database 12c [UGF2870] Oracle Database 12c has been out for more than a year now. There is a handful of off-the-shelf features of Oracle Database 12c that can serve the growing requirements of all database installations, regardless of the applications they support and the options for which an installation is licensed. This session zeros in on the baseline enhancements to the 12c release, concentrating on the likes of the Oracle Recovery Manager (Oracle RMAN) feature of Oracle Database; pluggable databases; and a handful of new opportunities to perform many resource-intensive operations by splitting work among multiple separate processes.
  • Sunday, Sep 28, 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM - Moscone South - 307
Oracle OpenWorld
Creating a Stunning UI with Oracle ADF Faces, Using Sass [UGF3777] Oracle Application Development Framework (Oracle ADF) provides developers and end users with create functionality, but without a great user interface to show off these features, the client might be driven away from Oracle ADF applications. Come to this session to see a demonstration of how to easily create a stunning user interface with Oracle ADF skinning by using the power of Sass and Compass. You will learn how to create responsive and adaptive user interfaces.
  • Sunday, Sep 28, 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM - Moscone South - 270
Oracle OpenWorld
Unicode Migration: Chance and Challenge [UGF5994] Over the past years, Unicode databases have become the default for new databases. But what about the existing ones? Is using Oracle Database Migration Assistant for Unicode the right approach? Or would you be better off using Oracle Data Pump? What if your character length exceeds the defined length of the field or even the hard limitation of 4,000 bytes? Oracle Database 12c provides the extended character length of 32,768 bytes. Is that the solution that meets all requirements? And how can you have Unicode characters in a US7ASCII database? All these questions—and many more—have come up in some of this session’s speaker’s projects. Attend this session to talk about solutions.
  • Sunday, Sep 28, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM - Moscone South - 304
Oracle OpenWorld
Architect Your Data Center Infrastructure from Scratch [UGF9244] The experts in this session are challenged to put together a greenfield design/architecture that could provide the storage, server, and network services for a small to midsize manufacturing company. These experts are then presented with a few business challenges, and the attendees will see how their architecture changes, grows, or contracts to meet these needs. The presentation reveals the difference between vendor hype and the reality of day-to-day usage of these services and discusses how changing trends in technology do or do not fit well into changing business needs. You will leave the session with an understanding of the choices that go into picking a infrastructure service, including storage, backup, servers, and even operating systems.
  • Sunday, Sep 28, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM - Moscone South - 308
Oracle OpenWorld
How Safe Are Oracle Database Passwords? [UGF9198] Oracle Database has several authentication methods, but by far the most popular is prompting users for passwords. Just how safe are Oracle Database passwords? How vulnerable are they to malicious attempts to breach their security? This session touches on the various authentication methods available, along with their relative strengths and weaknesses. And just to get your attention and get you fired up about password security (or the lack thereof!), the presentation demonstrates a relatively simple approach to compromising basic Oracle Database passwords. In the interest of security, the exploit code from the demonstration will not be shared.
  • Sunday, Sep 28, 8:00 AM - 8:45 AM - Moscone South - 310
Oracle OpenWorld
Setting Up Metrics and Monitoring in Oracle Enterprise Manager [UGF9220] Don’t you hate those days you come into work and a user walks up and says that the database is down? The normal response is, It’s a network issue. That will at least buy you a little time while you start to figure out what’s wrong. You would normally open a command line and start looking to see if the database is up and maybe start digging into the alert log, looking for certain key phrases. Then you would probably jump into a database session and start digging into various tables and views to troubleshoot the issue. Sound familiar? This presentation takes a dive into how to leverage Oracle Enterprise Manager to get at least the basics done so you can focus on the critical issues.
  • Sunday, Sep 28, 1:30 PM - 2:15 PM - Moscone South - 306
Oracle OpenWorld
Understanding Oracle Database CPU Consumption: The Missing Link [UGF9206] Oracle Database has the world’s most advanced database wait-time instrumentation, but it does not instrument CPU consumption. This presents the Oracle DBA with a tuning handicap, because CPU consumption can be a significant component of response time. The unintentional result can be solutions with a wait-time bias. In this session, you will learn how to determine where Oracle Database is consuming CPU and how to use this information in formulating targeted performance solutions. Now you will be able to effectively focus on reducing both CPU consumption and wait time.
  • Sunday, Sep 28, 2:30 PM - 3:15 PM - Moscone South - 309
Oracle OpenWorld
Automation: Redefining Oracle Lifecycle Management [UGF9225] A recent IOUG survey noted that 77 percent of the respondents said that creating and maintaining copies of databases to apply upgrades, fixes, and patches takes the most time. Enter automation. By using agile and dynamic lifecycle management technologies, DBAs can leverage tools to enable automation, orchestration, and infrastructure replication capabilities such as snaps and clones to automate the provisioning of Oracle instances for their Oracle Database environments (test/development/patch and more). This session details best practices for achieving a self-service delivery model that will dramatically reduce manual and time-consuming DBA tasks related to initial provisioning, patching, configuration, and ongoing management for Oracle environments.
  • Sunday, Sep 28, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM - Moscone South - 307
Oracle OpenWorld
Building a BI Competency Center [UGF9143] A business intelligence competency center (BICC) is a joint business and IT team that focuses on implementing its company’s information strategy. This competency center is a key pillar of the success of any organization’s BI program. There are many components in why, how, and when companies implement a BICC. If you’re an executive or BI program lead or have any other BI role within your organization, come to this session to learn the building blocks of a BICC.
  • Sunday, Sep 28, 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM - Moscone South - 103
Oracle OpenWorld
Using Angular JS in Oracle Application Express [UGF9097] When the jQuery JavaScript library was released in 2006, it dramatically changed the way developers used JavaScript. Since then, interest in JavaScript has exploded, along with its role in delivering highly interactive web applications. When these applications require a lot of JavaScript, a system of structuring the code and organizing the files becomes very important. Recently JavaScript model-view-controller (MVC) frameworks have been growing in popularity, because they promise to bring order to the chaos. AngularJS is one such framework, offering a variety of features such as two-way data binding and directives. In this session, attendees will learn the basics of AngularJS and how it can be used in Oracle Application Express applications.
  • Sunday, Sep 28, 1:30 PM - 2:15 PM - Moscone South - 300
Oracle OpenWorld
Integrating Oracle Application Express and Amazon Web Services S3 [UGF9129] Amazon Web Services offers a multitude of cloud-based services, ranging from virtual on-demand servers to analytics and messaging. One specific service, Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3), provides a scalable and affordable way to store and manage large amounts of information. Using an API that is included in the popular open source Alexandria PL/SQL Library, any Oracle Application Express application can easily and securely be integrated with Amazon S3. This session covers the required configuration steps on the Amazon and Oracle Application Express sides for successfully integrating the two technologies. It walks you through the Amazon registration process, the Alexandria API installation process, and how to configure Oracle Wallet for secure file transfer.
  • Sunday, Sep 28, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM - Moscone South - 300
Oracle OpenWorld
A Decade of Hits: The Evolution of Oracle Hyperion Financial Management [UGF9085] In this session, an Oracle ACE reviews a decade of evolution in Oracle Hyperion Financial Management. Hyperion delivered a world-class financial consolidation tool in 2001 that brought scalability and multidimensional analysis for internal and external reporting. The session looks at major product milestones as Oracle has evolved Oracle Hyperion Financial Management into a full-featured suite. With product features such as lifecycle management, 64-bit, and configurable dimensions, Oracle Hyperion Financial Management is now the keystone of a much broader suite of products such as Oracle Hyperion Financial Close Management, Oracle Hyperion Disclosure Management, and Oracle Hyperion Tax Provision and tight integration with Oracle Hyperion Planning and Oracle Data Relationship Management.
  • Sunday, Sep 28, 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM - Moscone South - 104
Oracle OpenWorld
How to Improve EPM with Oracle Business Intelligence Foundation Suite and Oracle Endeca [UGF9124] Oracle continues to provide its customers with world-class, innovative EPM applications. Yet the real power comes via Oracle Business Intelligence Foundation Suite (for analytics) and Oracle Endeca Information Discovery. During this session, you will learn how these technologies can be exploited in support of EPM processes such as financial close, planning, and management reporting. You will see how Oracle Endeca helps users quickly discover what they might want to plan or model with Oracle Business Intelligence Foundation Suite, perhaps atop Oracle Business Intelligence analytics or Oracle Hyperion financial applications. In other words, Oracle Endeca helps establish focus, and Oracle Business Intelligence Foundation Suite provides analytics for a longer-term process.
  • Sunday, Sep 28, 3:30 PM - 4:15 PM - Moscone South - 104
Oracle OpenWorld
Managing Your Company’s Cash: Using EPM to Capitalize on Future Growth [UGF9092] Since the Great Recession, companies have a record amount of cash on their balance sheets. These companies will make some key decisions about how best to use that cash, including acquisition targets; investor relations (share buybacks/dividend issuances); tax repatriation strategies; and growth strategies, particularly in global markets. The Great Recession opened up the eyes of many companies to the importance of having the proper analytics to adequately prepare for the possibility of a down economy. Now that balance sheets are generally stronger, how can companies be prepared with the analytical tools to capitalize on future growth? This session explores that topic.
  • Sunday, Sep 28, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM - Moscone South - 104
Oracle OpenWorld
Oracle Big Data for Dummies [UGF5133] Do you want to get started with Oracle Big Data analytics? Are you trying to find out if Oracle Big Data would fit in your new business environment? If your answer is yes, then this session can help you start your big data learning. It presents an overview of Oracle Big Data Appliance, followed by a live demonstration showcasing the various products available as part of the Oracle Big Data product stack. You will get familiarized with using the Hadoop ecosystem within Oracle Big Data Appliance. The presentation also covers the steps for getting big data from web sources and converting it to meaningful data for business profit.
  • Sunday, Sep 28, 2:30 PM - 3:15 PM - Moscone South - 103
Oracle OpenWorld
Getting Started with Database as a Service with Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c [UGF1941] With the newest version of Oracle Database 12c, with Oracle Multitenant, we are moving toward an era of provisioning databases to our clients faster than ever, even leaving out the DBA and enabling the developers and project leads to provision their own databases. This presentation gives you insight into how to get started with database as a service (DBaaS) and the latest version of Oracle Enterprise Manager, 12c, and get the benefit of this upcoming database era.
  • Sunday, Sep 28, 3:30 PM - 4:15 PM - Moscone South - 307
Oracle OpenWorld
Quest International Users Group: Bringing PeopleSoft Users Together [UGF9008] Quest International Users Group is the home for PeopleSoft. Its members drive better business results and build meaningful IT relationships by leveraging Quest’s user-led, user-driven community. This session covers how you can utilize Quest’s resources to protect your investment in Oracle’s PeopleSoft product family and continue growing professionally as a PeopleSoft user. The April 2012 edition of Oracle Magazine stated that Oracle customers who are members of user groups are more satisfied with Oracle than customers who are not user group members.
  • Sunday, Sep 28, 3:30 PM - 4:15 PM - Moscone West - 3000
Oracle OpenWorld
Partitioning and Compression for Performance and Manageability [UGF3839] Using Oracle Database partitioning features and compression options makes it possible to maximize cost savings as well as performance while not sacrificing ease of management. New partitioning features can help improve performance, combining with advanced compression and hybrid columnar compression to reduce disk storage costs and eke out some further performance improvements, all while making sure it is still easily managed. This session shows examples and demonstrates cost savings, performance gains, and management ease.
  • Sunday, Sep 28, 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM - Moscone South - 309
Oracle OpenWorld
Oracle RAC, Oracle Data Guard, and Pluggable Databases: When MAA Meets Oracle Multitenant [UGF5587] Bored by slides about Oracle Multitenant? Attend this session to see with your own eyes how pluggable databases work in a maximum availability architecture. Start your journey through a structured sequence of slides and demos, and learn how to deal with PDB creation, services, and failovers in one of the most complex and beautiful architectures you can dream about.
  • Sunday, Sep 28, 8:00 AM - 8:45 AM - Moscone South - 309
Oracle OpenWorld
Real-Life Oracle Mobile Application Framework: Things You Don’t Learn from the Developer Guide [UGF4161] Oracle Mobile Application Framework, released earlier this year, is based on Oracle ADF Mobile. A great developer guide is available for creating Oracle Mobile Application Framework apps, but when you’re building your first Oracle Mobile Application Framework app, you’ll run into issues you can’t solve by reading it. Think of the performance issues of taking pictures with modern devices. Images can require up to 5 megabytes apiece. Your device won’t be able to work with them unless you come up with a solution. How can you make your application look like a native app? What can you do to create a gridlike springboard? These topics misisng from the developer guide are what this session covers. You will learn solutions for these and other real-life Oracle Mobile Application Framework issues.
  • Sunday, Sep 28, 3:30 PM - 4:15 PM - Moscone South - 270
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