COUG Oct. 20th Event – featuring Dean Richards from Confio Software

Please join COUG for our 2011/2012 AGM, which will take place as a brief addition before the beginning of October’s featured presentation.

Speaker: Dean Richards, Confio Software

  • Dean Richards is a Product Architect for Confio Software and has over 20 years of experience in both development and database administration
  • He has focused his entire career on performance tuning of Oracle and SQL Server environments
  • Dean worked for 5+ years at Oracle as a performance consultant and has helped 100’s of customers solve difficult performance issues

Presentation: Monitoring Oracle Databases in a VMware Environment

Oracle on VMware??? Most of our customers have virtualized their application tier, but now are either virtualizing databases or planning to do so soon. Some companies have attempted to virtualize databases on VMware already but went back to physical hardware because of performance issues. There are many reasons this may have happened, but quite often the decision to go back to physical was not based on hard facts.

  • This presentation will explore the fundamentals of monitoring databases running in a VMware environment
  • If you are using classic O/S monitoring tools, you may be getting misleading information. Understand which metrics are important and how to get the data

Date: Thursday October 20, 2011
Registration: 8:00 a.m.
Presentation: 8:30 – 9:30 a.m.
Location: Suncor Energy Centre (West Tower)
150 6th Avenue SW
17th floor – Room E

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