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

From: Carol Dacko <>
Date: Wed, 24 Feb 2010 16:18:55 -0500
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The same..... I thought I had picked up the correct spelling of his name. Guess I am still sleepy from the Rocky Mountain Oracle Users Group Training Days last week in Denver.... A good time was had by all!

Sorry for the misspelling. At least I know how to spell Tiger Woods!


On Wed, Feb 24, 2010 at 4:12 PM, Andrew Kerber <>wrote:

> 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
> 'If at first you dont succeed, dont take up skydiving.'

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