Re: Oracle Training Event in Columbus, OH Area (Dublin - where Jack Nicholas lives)

From: Andrew Kerber <>
Date: Wed, 24 Feb 2010 15:12:28 -0600
Message-ID: <>

is that the Jack Nicholas that spells his name Jack Nicklaus, and is known for his golf skills?

On Wed, Feb 24, 2010 at 3:07 PM, Carol Dacko <> wrote:

> Hello everyone! First, I can't believe that I am sending this announcement
> out as a die-hard Michigan Wolverine fan. BUT, it is Oracle related and it
> is Gaja who is the trainer.
> Here are the particulars:
> The Ohio Oracle User group is presenting a two-day
> "Performance Management Seminar in Columbus on March 25-26. Gaja
> Vaidyanatha, who is teaching the seminar, is one of the most recognized
> experts in Oracle performance tuning. You may have read one of his books,
> Oracle Performance Tuning 101 by Oracle Press, or Oracle Insights: Tales of
> the Oak Table. Or, you may have seen him present at Collaborate or Oracle
> Open World.
> This seminar is offered at a much lower cost than what Oracle charges for
> their classes, and with Gaja teaching it magnifies the value per dollar. The
> details of the seminar are below and on our website, If you need
> recommendations for lodging in Columbus please let us know. Hope to see you
> in Columbus next month. "
> This was sent to me by Bonnie Bizzaro, the Vice Presidet of the Ohio Oracle
> Users Group.
> Meeting Date: March 25-26, 2010
> Meeting Location:
> Dublin Community Recreation Center at Coffman Park
> 5600 Post Rd Dublin, OH 43017 (614) 410-4550
> This facility provides free wireless internet access.
> Registration:
> You must pre-pay to attend this special meeting. Please ensure your
> payment reaches us by the dates denoted below in "Meeting Cost". This
> meeting is a possible 2 day event, if you're interested in attending both
> days, please let us know ahead of time. If there is not enough interest for
> the 2 days, we'll make it a 1 day event only.
> Meeting Cost:
> $275/day until Feb 28
> $300/day from March 1 - March 11
> Registration Form
> The meeting includes presentations, breakfast, lunch and snacks. Gift
> giveaways will vary but usually include drawings for Oracle books. All
> attendees are automatically registered in the OOUG gift drawings.
> Occasionally, vendor representatives will offer additional gift drawings
> that require attendees to register directly with the vendor in order to be
> eligible to win a prize. Registration for vendor gift drawings is entirely
> at the option of the attendee and is not governed by the OOUG's privacy
> policy.
> Meeting Schedule:
> Time Speaker & Topic
> 8:00a - 9:00a Registration / Breakfast
> 9:00a - 9:15a Announcements
> 9:15a - 12:00p Gaja Presentation.
> 12:00a - 1:00p Lunch
> 1:00p - 3:45p Gaja Presentation.
> 3:45p - 4:00p Gift Drawings, Wrap up
> Presentation Abstracts:
> Two-Day Oracle Performance Management Seminar
> The world of Oracle performance management has a reputation as part
> science, part art, and mostly wizardry.
> This seminar imparts the core principles of performance management by
> sharing a methodology to investigate, determine, and implement "meaningful
> solutions" to real problems. This seminar covers all releases of Oracle from
> version 7 to 11G, predominantly focusing on versions 9i and 10g.
> The syllabus for the seminar includes the following:
> Oracle Database Architecture Review
> What is Multi-Version Read Consistency (MVRC) and why is it relevant?
> How does Oracle implement MVRC?
> What is Performance Optimization?
> When should you optimize?
> Oracle Performance Tuning Methodology
> The Method Behind the Madness
> Oracle Diagnostics (I)
> Operating System Diagnostics (II)
> Correlating I & II
> The Guts of OWI
> The core performance diagnostic views
> Low-level trace methods (10046, 10053)
> Understanding the Oracle Optimizer
> Performance Case Studies from the Real World)
> Performance Management in Oracle 10G/11g
> Conclusion
> Speaker Information:
> Gaja Krishna Vaidyanatha has over seventeen years of industry technical
> expertise working with Oracle systems. He is the Principal of DBPerfMan LLC
> (, an independent consulting firm specializing in
> the area of Oracle Database Performance Diagnostics & Management for Fortune
> 500 corporations.
> In the recent years, he has worked in a product management role providing
> strategic and technical direction to application performance and storage
> management solutions for companies like Veritas Corporation, Oracle
> Corporation and Quest Software. Gaja also served as a Technical Manager at
> Andersen Consulting (Accenture), where he specialized in Oracle Systems
> Performance Management and led the Oracle Performance Management SWAT Team
> within the Technology Product Services Group.
> He is the primary author of the Oracle Performance Tuning 101 published by
> Oracle Press . Gaja is also one of the co-authors of the book Oracle
> Insights : Tales of the Oak Table, published by Apress .
> His key areas of interests include application and database performance and
> storage architectures for Oracle-based systems. He holds a Masters Degree in
> Computer Science from Bowling Green State University, Ohio. He has presented
> many papers at various regional, national and international Oracle
> conferences and has served as faculty of the IOUG-A Master Class University
> and the Oracle University Celebrity Seminar Series. Gaja is a member of the
> OakTable Network and can be reached at

Andrew W. Kerber

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