As well as the high profile keynotes and the general sessions where customers help delegates understand best practice in the use of Oracle Technology, Oracle Openworld also hosts a wealth of deep-dive technology sessions for developers, ISVs, DBAs and others. We have looked at Oracle Develop briefly, but today The Red Room found time to visit the OTN (Oracle Technology Network) Lounge in Moscone West.
Yesterday, Thomas Kurian mentioned in his keynote that ..."every second of every working day someone downloads a product from OTN" and OTN is an important Oracle community. Throughout Openworld the OTN team has been running work shops and "Unconferences" to help the community learn more about Oracle Technology. We spoke to two of the Aussies taking in part in that:
Marcel Kratovchil of Piction is a regular to Openworld, see his video with last year. His focus is using Oracle Database 11g for multimedia and here is what he had to say:
Alex Gorbachev of Pythian is also a regular to Openworld and an active member of the Oracle community in Australia (sadly about to return to Canada as the new CTO of Pythian):
Finally, see The OJAM Red Room focussed on at ZDnet Australia