Group Affiliations

Presentations and Technical Sessions (most recent first)

  • Hotsos Symposium 2010, Presented “Consolidation Strategies for Oracle Database Machine”, March 2010
  • Collaborate 09 (IOUG Forum), Presented “Avoiding Common RAC Problems” (doc, ppt), “Building RAC From the Ground Up” (doc, ppt), “Troubleshooting Oracle Clusterware” (doc, ppt), May 2009
  • Hotsos Symposium 2009, Presented “Avoiding Common RAC Problems” (doc, ppt), March 2009
  • Oracle RAC SIG Live Web Seminar Series, Presented “RAC For Beginners: The Basics” (updated) (ppt)
  • Oracle Open World 2008, Presented “Building A RAC Test Environment On VMWare For Free” (ppt), “Integrating Microsoft Active Directory and Oracle Internet Directory with Database Logins: Enterprise User Security” (ppt), and “So, You Want To Be An Oracle ACE?” (ppt), September 2008
  • IOUG RAC Attack, Presented “Building A RAC Test Environment On VMWare For Free” (ppt), August 2008
  • ODTUG Kaleidoscope 2008, Presented “How a RAT Can Save Your Job” (doc, ppt), “RAC For Beginners: The Basics” (doc, ppt), “Oracle Identity Management – The Total Identity Solution” (ppt), and at the Fusion Middleware Symposium (30-minute session slot) presented “SSL, Load Balancers, Rewrite, Redirect, and More Advanced Configuration” (doc, ppt), June 2008
  • Chicago Oracle Users Group, Presented “Oracle Adaptive Access Manager: What, Why, How” (ppt), May 2008
  • Collaborate 08 (IOUG), Presented “Oracle Adaptive Access Manager: What, Why, How” (doc, ppt), “SSL, Load Balancers, Rewrite, Redirect and More Advanced Configuration” (co-presented with Matt Topper) (doc, ppt), and “Building A RAC Test Environment On VMWare For Free” (doc, ppt); also moderated a RAC-related HA panel discussion, panelists were Jeremy Schneider, Alex Gorbachev, Matthew Zito, and Neil Greene, 4/2008
  • NoCOUG Winter Conference, Presented “High Availability Options for Oracle Database” (ppt) and “Oracle Adaptive Access Manager: What, Why, How” (ppt), 2/2008
  • Oracle OpenWorld 2007, Presented “High Availability Options for Oracle Database” (doc, ppt), “Is That Really You? Prove It!” (co-presented with Matt Topper) (ppt) and “RAC For Beginners: The Basics” (doc, ppt), 11/2007
  • ODTUG Kaleidoscope 2007, Presented “High Availability Options for Oracle Database” (doc, ppt) and “RAC For Beginners: The Basics” (doc, ppt), 6/2007
  • Collaborate 07 (IOUG), Presented “RAC for Beginners: The Basics” (doc, ppt), “Oracle Real Application Clusters Load Balancing and Failover Options” (ppt); Panelist for Oracle Security Panel Discussion, 4/2007
  • Charlotte Oracle Users Group, Presented “High Availability Options for Oracle Databases” and “RAC for Beginners: The Basics” (ppt), 3/2007
  • Oracle OpenWorld 2006, Presented “High Availability Options for Oracle Databases” (doc, ppt) and “RAC for Beginners: The Basics” (ppt), 10/2006
  • Kaleidoscope 2006 (ODTUG), Presented “Why You Need A Technical Review Board” (doc, ppt), 6/2006
  • Collaborate 06 (IOUG), Presented “Consulting 101: What Makes A Great Consultant” (doc, ppt), “Introduction to Oracle Web Services Manager” (doc, ppt), “New Features in RAC and Clusterware 10g Release 2” (doc, ppt), and “RAC for Beginners: The Basics” (doc, ppt), 4/2006
  • St. Louis Oracle Users Group, Presented “Oracle Security”, 2/2005
  • Oracle OpenWorld 2004, Presented “SSO Integration with PKI” (doc, ppt), 12/2004
  • IOUG Live! 2004, Presented “SSO Integration with PKI” (doc, ppt), 4/2004
  • OracleWorld 2003, Presented “SSO Integration with PKI” (doc, ppt), 9/2003
  • Oklahoma City Oracle Users Group, Presented “Oracle Security” (ppt), 7/2003
  • Kansas City Oracle Users Group, Presented “Oracle Security” (ppt), 4/2003
  • Wichita Area Oracle Users Group, Presented “Oracle Security” (ppt), 4/2003
  • IOUG Live! 2002, Presented “I Installed 9iAS and Portal—Now What?” (doc, ppt) and “Oracle9i: Kiss Your init.ora Goodbye!” (doc, ppt), 4/2002

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