June 21st Year End Event featuring Jeff Carter from CommVault and Ray Smith from CGI

1st Presentation: CommVault Solutions for Oracle Database Protection

CommVault Solutions for Oracle Database Protection:
Simpana software overview
Oracle Streaming backup solution
Oracle Snapshot backup solution
Demo: Table restore from RMAN backup

1st Speaker: Jeff Carter, CommVault

  • Jeff Carter is a database focused Solutions Specialist with CommVault
  • Jeff has 25 years experience as an Oracle DBA and is currently based out of Seattle
  • He has worked in the aerospace, banking, telecommunications and software industries

2nd Presentation: Oracle 12c Data Guard

Oracle Data Guard is used to ensure high availability, data protection and disaster recovery. How does it work in the 12c environment? How do we configure, switchover or failover? What Options are available and how does it all relate to container databases?
The purpose of this presentation is to provide a technical insight to the above questions and to demonstrate some of the procedures involved.

2nd Speaker: Ray Smith, CGI

  • Ray first started working as an Oracle DBA in 1992. He joined CGI as a Senior DBA in 2006 and specializes in Disaster Recovery, HA Solutions & Database Tuning.
  • Currently the Team Lead for the DBServices Call Center, his passion revolves around learning, teaching and sharing.
  • Ray regularly teaches as part of the SAIT DBA Fast Track Program and this will be his 5th Presentation at COUG

Help us wrap up COUG’s 2014-2015 season
Join us at the “M Bar” for our Year-End Networking Social Event, directly following the second presentation.

Great Door Prizes & enter for a chance to win a Best Buy gift card!

Date: June 18, 2015
Registration: 2:00 pm
1st Presentation: 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Break: 3:30 am – 3:45 pm
2nd Presentation: 3:45 pm – 4:45 pm
Social Event: 5:00 pm
Presentation Location: Sandman Hotel
Great Room 3
888 – 7th Ave. SW

Social Event Location: Sandman Hotel
“M Bar”
888 – 7th Ave. SW


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