IBM and Oracle Bootcamp for Oracle DB R12c on Linux for System z

What: IBM and Oracle Bootcamp for Oracle DB R12c on Linux for System z 
When: 25 - 26 February 2014
Where: IBM Client Center at IBM Germany Research & Development, Schoenaicher Str. 220, D-71032 Boeblingen, Germany

General Information

Linux® on System z® offers many advantages to customers to run their businesses. Linux on System z takes advantage of the qualities of service in the IBM® zEnterpriseTM server and in z/VM®, making it a robust industrial strength Linux.
This provides an excellent platform for hosting Oracle® solutions that run in your enterprise, especially for the new Oracle R12c. Join us for a two days bootcamp for Oracle R12c on Linux for System z. Meet with experts from IBM and Oracle to discuss the new and exciting functions of R12c and learn how the combination with the IBM System z platform can help you optimize your Oracle infrastructure and gain advantages for your data center.

Enrollment and Costs/Fees

This workshop is offered at no-fee to qualified customers and Business Partners. Travel, hotel and living expenses will be your responsibility.
If you are interested and want to enroll, please contact Manfred Gnirss,

Target Audience

Attendance of this workshop is recommended for Chief Technology Officers, IT Architects, IT Specialists, and Business Partners

Topic Highlights

Sessions and Agenda

Tuesday, 25 February 2014

10:00 Welcome coffee
10:30 Welcome and introduction
10:45 Introduction of the Boeblingen Lab
11:00 IBM zEnterprise Server running with Linux
11:45 Coffee break
12:00 Support status of Oracle on Linux for System z
12:45 Lunch
13:45 Introduction Oracle R12c
14:45 Oracle requirements for Linux - installation prerequisites
15:45 Coffee break
16:15 Oracle requirements for Linux - defining disks, networking for SI/GCRAC etc.
17:00 Installing Oracle (hands-on)
18:00 Get-together


Wednesday, 26 February 2014

9:00 Wrap-up of first day
9:15 Oracle solutions with Linux for System z
10:00 Oracle R12c features: reduction in memory requirements
10:45 Coffee break
11:15 Upgrade from Oracle R11 to R12c (hands-on)
12:45 Lunch
13:45 Database performance with R12c enhancements
14:30 Backup and recovery in a virtualized environment
15:00 Coffee break
15:30 Customer experiences with Oracle on Linux for System z
16:15 Q&A and wrap-up
16:30 End of the workshop

The agenda is subject to change.

Note: The workshop will take place if a minimum number of enrolled participants is reached. The maximum number of participants is 50.

Your workshop contact



IBM Client Center
IBM Germany Research & Development
Schoenaicher Strasse 220
D - 71032 Boeblingen

This workshop is sponsored by SUSE®