DOAG 2015: Summary of an intensive week

Three intensive and exciting days at the DOAG conference in Nuremberg are over. Once again an impressive event with many presentations, good discussions and a lot of socializing. Here a short summary of my impressions and my presentations.

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The End of Oracle Warehouse Builder – How to Migrate Existing OWB Projects

Oracle Warehouse Builder (OWB) is at the end of its lifecycle. The ETL tool will not be supported by Oracle in the future. But many customers have built data warehouses with OWB. What can they do with their existing OWB projects? A Trivadis white paper describes different migration scenarios.

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My Conference Presentations on Slideshare

The Oracle OpenWorld 2014 just finished yesterday, but unfortunately I was not able to attend this great conference this year. Perhaps next year – who knows…

But I had the luck to give several presentations in the last few years on Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco, on the DOAG Conference in Nuremberg and on some other German conferences. Now you can find all these presentations on SlideShare. Because most of the slides are not brand new, my Trivadis colleague Silvana Bernasconi reformatted the older presentations to the current Trivadis PowerPoint template (thank you, Silvana). Nevertheless I promise: The contents of all these presentations is still up to date. Enjoy to have a look at and probably download some of the presentations.

An overview of all my presentations you can find on the Presentation page. 

Oracle OpenWorld: Future of OWB

At the Oracle DEMOgrounds I talked to Robert Costin Velisar, Director of Software Development for Oracle Data Integrator. I asked him about the planned integration of Oracle Warehouse Builder (OWB) and Oracle Data Integrator (ODI) and wanted to know what we should recommend to our customers that use OWB in many of their projects. His answer was more or less what is written in the updated version of Oracle Data Integrator and Oracle Warehouse Builder Statement of Direction (May 2011), but a bit more concrete.

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Change the Language in Oracle Warehouse Builder

At the moment I’m working for a customer that installs all client computers with a German version of Windows. Ok, I can live with that. But unfortunately, all Oracle tools are installed by default in German as well. But I want to use the Oracle tools in English. Whenever you tried to understand the German translations of Oracle error messages you probably know what I mean…

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