Oracle Database 19c Upgrade Virtual Classroom Series

Oracle Database 19c Upgrade Virtual Classroom Series: Release Strategy and Patching Best Practices


23 June 2020 
10.00 a.m. - 11.30 a.m. (BST)
11.00 a.m. - 12.30 p.m. (CEST)

Software currency – everyone wants to have access to the latest and greatest and Oracle Database users are no different.
In the past, the Oracle database had a long time between releases but included hundreds of new features and improvements. This long release cycle led to less agility in meeting customers’ requirements in the ever-changing IT landscape.
To address this challenge, Oracle has moved to a yearly release cadence allowing us to better meet your database requirements.

At the end of this 90 minute virtual classroom, you'll have a clear understanding of the new release model, its implications and the inherent agility it delivers.

This interactive session will overview what the new release model entails:
  • Understand the difference between Interim and Long-Term Support Releases
  • What are Release Updates and Release Update Revisions and which one should you choose?
  • Patching basics and principles
  • Data Patch – what is it good for? 
  • Oracle Java VM (OJVM) patching improvements

Oracle Database 19c Upgrade Virtual Classroom Series

Held across four sessions, this complimentary virtual classroom series will cover best practices from the Oracle Database Upgrade Team.

Featured Speakers

Roy Swonger

Roy Swonger
VP Development/Product, Database Upgrades and Utilities, Oracle North America

Biography: Roy Swonger has over three decades of experience in commercial software development. His 20+-years at Oracle has included work on software process, quality improvement as well as management roles in technical documentation, software development tools, and core database technologies. Roy has managed the Database Upgrade & Utilities in the Server Technologies division for more than 15 years, responsible for the development of database features. Additionally, Roy runs the global Upgrade Program for the database.

Mike Dietrich

Mike Dietrich
Master Product Manager, Database Upgrades and Utilities, Oracle Germany

Biography: Master Product Manager for Oracle Database Upgrade and Migrations, patching specialist, working for Oracle for far over 20 years. Interlink between customers/partners and the Oracle Upgrade Development. Holding technical workshops between Arctic and Antarctica. Assisting customers in their reference projects onsite and remotely worldwide. Troubleshooting upgrade and migration issues. Eager to learn something new every day. Experienced conference speaker. Music lover. LP/vinyl enthusiast. Mountain hiker. Runner.