Spring 2019

Date: Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Time: 8:30-4:30pm

Location: Medtronic - Moundsview Facility, Moundsview, MN

Map Link and Directions: Medtronic Map

Parking: Available onsite - see Map and Directions link

Security Check In: Checkin at Employee entrance security desk. Guests will be escorted by security to the meeting room MVS 1D

TCOUG Check In: Inside the doors

Wifi : Guest Wifi will available for use

Food: Lunch will be provided

Let's Migrate!

In this workshop we'll hear compelling reasons to upgrade and migrate your databases to the cloud. We'll also receive helpful migration tips and techniques if your business needs require you to keep your data on-premises.

Additionally we're bringing in a non-Oracle speaker from MongoDB because these days, we all need to be well-rounded!

Workshop Sponsors


8:30-9:00 : Registration and Breakfast

9:00-9:15 : Welcome and Opening Remarks

9:15-9:30 : Medtronic presentation

9:30-10:30 : Rohan Kalra, Oracle Corp., Part 1

· Deep dive - Exadata in Oracle Cloud

· 18c and 19c New Features

· Oracle’s Roadmap and update on Autonomous

· Database Migration to Cloud Best Practices and Strategies

· Integrations and Data Transformation with Oracle Cloud

10:30-10:45 : Break

10:45-11:45 : Rohan Kalra, Oracle Corp., Part 2

11:45-1:00 : Lunch

1:00-2:00 : How Medtronic migrated from AIX to Exadata and Oracle 11g and 12c, Medtronic Team

2:00-2:15 : Break

2:15-2:30 : Database Deployment Automation using Puppet/Ruby, Suresh Sikharam, Thomson Reuters

2:30 - 3:15 : MongoDB Overview for Oracle DBAs, Matt Kalan

· Matt will give a quick overview of MongoDB and how it differs from RDBMSs like Oracle, to understand why many "modern" and cloud-native workloads are targeted for MongoDB. Most of the session will be diving into a demo of the Compass GUI client and Mongo shell for browsing the database, and of the Ops Manager tool for monitoring, alerting, backup/restore, performance optimization, and managing MongoDB at scale.

3:15-3:45 : Wrap Up Giveaways and Prizes from our Sponsors

About the Speakers

Rohan Kalra - Oracle

I am an Enterprise Cloud Architect at Oracle with over 15 years of experience as Oracle DBA, Developer, Analytics, BI and Data Center Architecture. In my current role at Oracle I work closely with Oracle’s Product management and sales teams to help customers move their workloads to Cloud and create Complex Solution Architectures to resolve business issues.

Suresh Sikharam - Thomson Reuters

Suresh Sikharam is a Lead Database Engineer at Thomson Reuters. Suresh has over two decades of IT industry experience. During these years he worked as an Oracle Developer, DBA, Architect, Tech Lead and manager. Suresh has successfully led and delivered several automation projects involving Oracle System configuration, Software cloning, database build and PSU patching using Puppet and Ruby. Suresh coached many developers and dba’s in application and database optimization.Suresh is interested in becoming a Data Scientist one day and has completed MOOC courses in Data Science and Machine Learning.

Scott Stokes - MongoDB

Over 28 years experience in the IT field in all phases of development and technical sales. Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills. Competent and comfortable speaking to audiences from developers to business leaders and CxOs.
TECHNICAL SALES: 14+ years pre-sales experience leading the technical sales cycle at Fortune 100 companies and SMBs. Experience includes JEE application server architecture & applications, business process management, application integration, Service Oriented Architecture, Web Portals, and cloud-based implementations (PaaS,SaaS).
APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT: 13+ years application development experience leading and managing development projects. Diverse experience including programmer, lead developer, project architect, and project manager across large scale development efforts in a wide variety of environments including Windows, OS/2, Unix/Motif.