Oracle OpenWorld San Francisco 2012




Oracle OpenWorld presents the world's largest, most in-depth selection of sessions by Oracle experts, customers, and partners over a course of five days. Whether you are a seasoned developer or DBA, a novice technologist, or a line-of-business manager or executive, you'll find how-tos, best-practice sessions, overviews, and customer panels targeted to your job role and level of expertise at Oracle OpenWorld 2012.

Featured Streams:


The Applications stream covers all of Oracle’s applications product lines and also includes overarching topics, such as strategy, tools and technology, and upgrade/integration/deployment to help you maximize your Oracle investments. You can explore stream content by business solution area—customer relationship management (CRM), human capital management (HCM), supply chain management (SCM), and financial management, for example—or by product line, including Oracle Fusion Applications; Oracle E-Business Suite; the Oracle Hyperion, Oracle ATG, and Oracle RightNow product lines; and Oracle’s PeopleSoft, JD Edwards, Siebel, Agile, and InQuira applications. The sessions are led by a variety of expert speakers; you’ll hear from Oracle gurus who talk passionately and knowledgeably about the products they’ve developed as well as from customers and partners who discuss their software decisions and real-world experiences. Great products! Great content! Great demand!


By engineering hardware and software together, Oracle helps customers deliver a higher quality of service at the lowest possible cost. This stream features the latest developments from Oracle Server Technologies in database performance and scalability, high availability, security, manageability, and more. You’ll learn about new innovations in hardware and software that further enable database consolidation, public and private cloud computing, and analysis of big data. Plus, there are a multitude of sessions in each track where you can learn firsthand about customers’ experiences with Oracle Exadata and other engineered systems.


Understanding the competitive and strategic dynamics in your industry is critical to your company’s success over time. With a product footprint that enables every role in every key industry, Oracle understands industry market dynamics and customer needs and can help you determine which go-to-market strategies are best suited to your organization. In this stream, you will have the opportunity to learn more about Oracle’s continued commitment to deliver industry-specific solutions that deliver measurable value to your company’s bottom-line results. Join Oracle product experts and industry leaders for discussions ranging from Oracle’s industry roadmap, to transformational business strategies, to more intimate sessions around solution-specific challenges.


Oracle Fusion Middleware sets the standard for application infrastructure, embracing new technologies in cloud, social computing, mobile, and engineered systems. In this stream, you'll hear why Oracle Fusion Middleware is the most complete, integrated, and best-of-breed middleware solution. Find informative sessions on all things middleware, spanning development tools, application servers, service-oriented architecture (SOA), business process management, data integration, identity management, Web experience management, portals, content management, and social networks. Find out how Oracle Fusion Middleware provides the key foundation for Oracle Fusion Applications and maximizes value for Oracle E-Business Suite and other industry-leading applications including Oracle's PeopleSoft, JD Edwards, and Siebel Customer Relationship Management.


Enterprise developers and architects attending this stream will learn about the cutting edge of a wide range of Java and non-Java technologies. Choose from dozens of expert-led, in-depth technical sessions covering Oracle Application Development Framework (Oracle ADF), Oracle Fusion Applications, Oracle Fusion Middleware, Oracle WebLogic Server, Oracle Public Cloud, cloud application foundation, service-oriented architecture (SOA), business process management (BPM), .NET, PL/SQL, Oracle Database, Oracle Solaris operating system development, and more.


Oracle’s optimized infrastructure delivers the biggest opportunities for fundamentally changing IT economics and adding value to the business through massive simplification and extreme efficiency. With hardware and software engineered to work together, Oracle’s workload-optimized infrastructure products and solutions eliminate huge amounts of IT labor and radically improve IT agility and the runtime qualities of IT environments, including performance, availability, security, and management. In the Server and Storage Systems stream at Oracle OpenWorld, you’ll learn how Oracle’s complete server and storage portfolios combined with Sun Flash technologies and innovations in Oracle Solaris and Oracle Linux can help your organization improve the ROI of your application investments. Discover how Oracle’s complete and integrated application-driven virtualization solutions, including virtualization for SPARC and x86 architectures, can help you gain better efficiencies across your business. Get updates on how Oracle storage products and solutions can accelerate database performance, improve application responsiveness, and meet your data protection needs.


This year's Oracle OpenWorld offers several tracks that apply across solution and product areas. Learn about Oracle's cloud computing, enterprise management, and security strategies and find out more about Oracle's engineered systems, including Oracle Exadata Database Machine and Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud, in cross-stream tracks that span the Oracle stack, from applications to disk.

Featured Conferences:

•Oracle Customer Experience Summit - To help you succeed in this new era, Oracle is launching a new conference within a conference: Oracle Customer Experience Summit @ OpenWorld. This event is being held October 3 to 5, 2012 at the Westin St. Francis in San Francisco. This unique summit will bring together leading brands and experts to share their insights, success stories and lessons learned to help you and your organization succeed in the Experience Revolution. You will learn about Oracle’s vision, strategy and complete solutions for customer experience and have access to interactive workshops and extensive networking opportunities.

•Oracle PartnerNetwork Exchange - Oracle PartnerNetwork Exchange @ OpenWorld premiers this year with a dedicated program of keynotes and sessions created to enhance the opportunities for partners to learn from and network with Oracle executives and experts. The new program also provides more informal opportunities than ever throughout the week to meet up with the people who are most important to your business: customers, prospects, and colleagues.

•JavaOne - We’re making some changes at JavaOne to give you more hours than ever to take advantage of the hundreds of technical sessions, hands-on labs, and BOFs that will be offered this year.

•Java Embedded - At Java Embedded @ JavaOne, C-level executives, architects, business leaders, and decision makers from around the globe will come together to learn how Java Embedded technologies and solutions offer compelling value and a clear path forward to business efficiency and agility. The conference will feature dedicated business-focused content from Oracle discussing how Java Embedded delivers a secure, optimized environment ideal for multiple network-based devices, as well as meaningful industry-focused sessions from peers who are already successfully utilizing Java Embedded.

•MySQL Connect - Learn, share, and network with the MySQL community in a conference jam-packed with technical sessions, hands-on labs, birds-of-a-feather sessions, exhibits, demos and networking events. Located at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square, the MySQL Connect conference will be delivered by Oracle engineers, MySQL community members, users, and customers.

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