My agenda for #oow10 – so far

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Just a few hours until my flight leaves (which means it’s time to finish packing soon), so I thought I’d post my agenda as it looks like now. There will be changes, for example to have time to attend Unconference sessions and Oracle Closed World :)

Sunday, September 19
13:00-13:45 Moscone West L2, Rm 2014 [UG] – [S318493] Performance-Tuning Web Applications
16:30-17:00 Moscone West L2, Rm 2010 [UG] – [S315685] Stay Away If You Are Technical: This Is Oracle Fusion Middleware for Business

Monday, September 20

11:00-12:00 Moscone South, Rm 309 [CS] – [S317241] Oracle Identity Management 11g Update and Overview
12:30-13:30 Moscone South, Rm 310 [CS] – [S317483] Oracle Access Manager 11g: Demonstrating New Features and Improved Integration
14:00-15:00 Moscone West L2, Rm 2014 [CS] – [S319049] Best Implementation Practices with Oracle Business Intelligence Publisher
15:30-16:30 Moscone South, Rm 309 [CS] – [S317242] Oracle Identity Manager 11g: Achieving New Highs for Cost-Efficiency and Agility
17:00-18:00 Moscone West L3, Rm 3024 [CS] – [S317063] Managing Oracle WebLogic Server: New Features and Best Practices

Tuesday, September 21

08:00-09:00 Hotel Nikko, Nikko Ballroom II [CS] – [S317471] Application-Aware Virtualization
11:30-12:30 Hilton San Francisco, Imperial Ballroom B [HOL] – [S318578] Advanced Web Service Development in Oracle WebLogic Server
12:30-13:30 Marriott Marquis, Golden Gate C3 [CS] – [S318085] Test to Production for Oracle Fusion Middleware
14:00-15:00 Moscone South, Rm 236 [CS] – [S314241] How Norwegian Labour and Welfare Consolidated on Oracle Database Machine
15:30-16:30 Moscone South, Rm 309 [CS] – [S317064] Oracle Identity Management Administration Best Practices
17:00-18:00 Moscone South, Rm 309 [CS] – [S317244] Enforcing Segregation-of-Duties Controls with Identity Management
Wednesday, September 22
10:00-11:00 Moscone West L2, Rm 2002 / 2004 [CS] – [S318137] Oracle Fusion Applications: Adoption and Deployment Overview
11:30-12:30 Moscone South, Rm 309 [CS] – [S317485] Oracle Adaptive Access Manager 11g Release 1 Overview
13:00-14:00 Moscone South, Rm 309 [CS] – [S317276] Building a Strong Foundation for Your Cloud with Identity Management
16:45-17:45 Moscone South, Rm 309 [CS] – [S317243] Complete Identity Access and Governance with Oracle Identity Analytics 11g

Thursday, September 23
09:00-10:00 Moscone South, Rm 310 [CS] – [S317487] End-to-End Secure Identity Propagation Available
10:30-11:30 Moscone West L3, Rm 3018 [CS] – [S317270] Service-Oriented Security: Simplifying Identity Management for Applications
12:00-13:00 Moscone South, Rm 309 [CS] – [S316829] Demystifying IdM: A Customer’s Guide to a Practical IdM Deployment Strategy
13:30-14:30 Moscone West L2, Rm 2024 [CS] – [S318133] Oracle E-Business Suite DBA Techniques: Install and Cloning Best Practices
15:30-16:30 Hotel Nikko, Nikko Ballroom III [CS] – [S317543] Service-Oriented Security 101


Securing Oracle E-Business Suite with Oracle Access Manager

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An interesting note from Steven Chans presentation today at Oracle OpenWorld:
Oracle Access Manager can now be used directly with Oracle E-Business Suite, without having to go through separate SSO.

But it won’t work for Oracle Portal or Discoverer yet.

OOW09 – second day done

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Second day was Monday, which for me started with watching the morning keynotes from the hotel / webcast; the involved persons aren’t the most engaging presenters, especially Charles Phillips. And no really new news either.

Monday turned out to be my big Identity Management day, with sessions on

  • Identity Services in the Cloud
  • Oracle Identity Manager & Oracle Role Manager 11g
  • Oracle Access Manager 11g

One good Hands-on-Lab as well, on a product I’ve been following for a while, the Oracle E-Business Suite Application Change Management Pack (ACP). I know of several E-Business customers back home in Norway who don’t really have good control over their customizations.

It would probably pay back quickly for a lot of these, to package their customizations as standard patches, and optionally manage them with the builtin ACP patch manager, integrated with a source control system.

A couple of sessions I’ve noted down for flipping through later:

S308223 DBA ASM
S312645 Database performance on Linux
S308361 High performance PL/SQL
S312448 + S312449 SQL Developer
S312693 Database 11g in virtualized storage

And I met Marius Ciortea from Oracle (who works with Enterprise Social Networking) in the OTN Lounge, and I agreed (not naively, I hope) to a short attendee interview for the live OTN feed on

OOW09 – first day done

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A busy first day is done. I especially liked the session Linux Shell Scripting Craftsmanship, partly because it’s interesting subject with lots of possiblilities for improvement (no; read: many things done wrong). But mainly because Ray Smith was a great presenter, so thanks, very good presentation. I see from the net that he’s gotten much praise for his presentation from other conferences, by the way.

On the subject of shell script coding: The propositions and guidelines from this session would be a major contribution to most coding projects I know of, so please look up the slides when they appear online, they are really good value if you’re a developer, DBS or sysadmin. Session ID S312131.

I also enjoyed going through the OPSS session; “Developing Secure Applications with Oracle Platform Security Services” – S310003

In the evening, Oracle Norway arranged dinner for all Norwegian customers and partners at the Stinking Rose, which means I won’t be very popular as a session seat neighbour today, since they serve everything with very large amounts of garlic.

An interesting side note from the dinner: We are 111 attendees from Norway, which is very good. But this is more than both Sweden and Denmark, which are both larger countries, and larger Oracle markets (esp. Sweden), so it’s actually very good.

Realtime: Now the keynotes are finished for the morning, so it’s time to head over to Moscone West.