Showing posts from October, 2015

OpenWorld 2015 on your smartphone and tablet - UPDATED!

Most of you probably know that each year I publish a data warehouse guide in iBook and PDF format for OpenWorld which contains links to the latest data warehouse videos, a list of the most important sessions along with hands-on labs and profiles of the key presenters. For this year’s conference I have again made all this information available in an HTML web app that (should) run on most smartphones and tablets. The picture below shows the app running on my desktop:

This year’s web app will help you get the most from this year’s conference. It includes the following:
Getting to know Database 12c  - a series of video interviews with George Lumpkin, Vice President of Data Warehouse Product Management and links to information about Oracle’s Database CloudYour presenters - full biographies and links to social media sites for all the key data warehouse presentersMust sees sessions - list of all the most important data warehouse presentations at this year’s conferenceMust attend labs - list o…

Android App for Data Warehousing and Big Data at #oow15

A number of people have asked if I could make a smartphone app version of my usual OpenWorld web app (OpenWorld 2015 on your smartphone and tablet) which does not require a data or wifi connection. For Android users there is some good news: here is my new Android app for OpenWorld that installs on your smartphone and runs without needing a wifi connection or a mobile data connection.
This DW and Big Data app is nice and small so it is quick to download and install onto your phone. It contains everything you need to know about data warehousing and big activities at OpenWorld. The app has sections for:
Key Oracle Speakers - arranged by category Data warehouse and big data sessions by Oracle product managers, key partners and customers. Organized by category and day-by-dayHands on Labs. Organized by category and day-by-dayMaps to help you find your way around Moscone and the surrounding area To download the Android app click here: DWBDoow15.apk. Please note that your phone may require yo…

Online Calendar for Data Warehousing and Big Data Sessions at #oow15 now available

I have published a shared online calendar that contains all the most important data warehouse and big data sessions at this year’s OpenWorld. The following links will allow you to add this shared calendar to your own desktop calendar application or view it via a browser:

.ICS format is here: - it should be possible to add this to calendar apps such as Apple’s iCal and Thunderbird’s calendar app, Lightning.HTML format is here: - this should open in any browser, even on your smartphone although all the sessions appear as blue blocks in the calendar for some reason! The calendar also includes all the keynote sessions and most importantly, the hands-on labs. Please note that the hands-on labs are taking place at the Nikko Hotel which is at 222 Mason St, map h…