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Are you ready for Oracle Openworld ? How to survive the jungle and save your feet

October 9, 2009 - 2 Comments

If you want to get the most out of your curriculum, and be ready for the next generation of data centers, here is a nice itinerary for the 4 days at Oracle Openworld
Monday 10/12/2009 

Time Session/ Demo Title Session ID Speaker(s) Venue/room
10:30-11:00 Simplifying Oracle Infrastructure Operations Demo Tushar Patel, Scott Rose Cisco booth 2301
11:00-11:30 Oracle in a Cisco UCS Blade Environment Demo Lisa Caywood Cisco booth 2301
11:30-12:00 Oracle on the new UCS C-series Demo Glenn Keel Cisco booth 2301

13:00 – 14:15

General Session: Driving the Services Economy


David Anderson, Oracle ; Bill Ruh, Cisco

InterContinental Hotel

InterContinental B

13:00 – 14:00

Understand Oracle MDM Strategy and How Cisco Turned Data into a Corporate Asset


Pascal Laik, Oracle; Kin-Ching Wu, Cisco Systems

Moscone West L3

Room 3001


14:30 – 15:30

Cisco Lays the Foundation for Business Transformation with Oracle Projects


Paul Connor, Cisco Systems; William Eder, Accenture

Marriott Hotel

Salon 10/11


16:00 – 17:15

General Session: Get the Most Out of Virtualization: Manage Top-Down from Application to Disk


Richard Sarwal, Oracle; Edward Screven, Oracle; John Manville, Cisco


Novellus Theater

17:30 – 18:30

Cisco Unified Computing Management 


Scott Rose, Cisco

Moscone South

Room 306

I will not miss Scott Rose presentation on Unified Computing Management – Check his invitation to attend the session


If you survive the intensity of this first day , here are some suggestions for the next three days


Tuesday 10/13/2009

Time Session/ Demo Title Session ID Speaker(s) Venue/room
10:30-11:00 Cisco Nexus 10 GbE and Unified Fabric
First to be Certified by Oracle
Demo Garry Lemasa, Yousuf Khan, Scott Gainey Cisco booth 2301
11:00-11:30 Improve Oracle Response Times and Availability
  Oracle-validated Acceleration and Load Balancing
Demo Ted Karakekes, Mark Weiner Cisco booth 2301
11:30-12:00 Cisco and EMC HA/DR Best Practices
For Oracle Database
Demo  Venkataramaiah, Chris Naddeo Cisco booth 2301

14:30 – 15:30

Customer Experiences with Oracle Business Intelligence Solutions


Charles Morgan, American Express ; Ram Nagaraj, Cisco; Jose Villacis, Oracle; Dongyan Wang, NetApp

Moscone South

Room 310

17:30 – 18:30

After-Sales Service and Customer Care Evolution and Transformation at Cisco


Trevor Coffeng, Cisco; Jay Goyal, Oracle; Yamini Ramamoorthy, Cisco

InterContinental Hotel

Telegraph Hill

 Wednesday 10/14/2009

Time Session/ Demo Title Session ID Speaker(s) Venue/room

10:15 – 11:15

Increasing Application Uptime by Leveraging Oracle Enterprise Manager at Cisco


Vamsi Mudumba, Cisco Systems Inc; Ramakrishna Nishtala , Cisco Systems

Moscone South

Room 303

11:45 – 12:45

Master Data Management at Cisco Systems: Moving Beyond Data Services


Kin-Ching Wu, Cisco

Moscone West L3

Room 3001

13:00 – 13:30

Oracle Applications 12 Upgrade at Cisco Systems: Optimizing Downtime


Thomas Kuruvilla, Cisco

Moscone West L3

Room 3005

 Thursday 10/15/2009

Time Session/ Demo Title Session ID Speaker(s) Venue/room
09:00 – 10:00 Cloud, Saas and Monetization of Services


turo Pereyra, Oracle; Andy Starr, WebEx

Palace Hotel
Pacific Heights

09:00 – 10:00

Identity Administration Services and Standards


Connie Jaremczuk, Oracle; Sandy Lii, Oracle; Sharon Matthis, Cisco, Ramin Safai, Barclays Capital

Marriott Hotel Salon 8

10:30 – 11:30

Cisco International: Constructing a Commerce Back End to Support the Next Decade of Growth


Rajesh Ippili, Infosys; Venkata Krishnamurthy, Cisco

Telegraph Hill

13:30 – 14:30

Oracle Database Deployment on UCS:  A Case Study by Cisco IT


Patrick Andersson, Cisco; Sidney Morgan, Cisco

Moscone South

Room 200


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  1. Another way through the jungle is possibly importing session agendas into your calendar from you,Ken

  2. Another way through the jungle is possibly importing session agendas into your calendar from you,Ken Sampat.