Pythian OOW09 Diaries: Don’t Miss OTN Lounge and Unconference Sessions

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As I’ve done my presentation this morning, I’m free for the rest of the day and I stopped by OTN Lounge where the cool stuff is almost ready to go — final tweaks and preparation before 4 days of rocking.

I’ve spoke to Justin Kestelyn of Oracle Technology Network and here what he has to say about this year’s OTN activities at the Oracle Open World. The keywords for me – “Espresso in the Morning, Beer in the Afternoon”.

Another note is that you definitely DO NOT want to overlook Oracle Unconference sessions this year. The lineups of the speakers is fantastic and here are just few names — Cary Milsap, Chen Shapira, Greg Rahn, Kevin Closson, Dan Morgan, Richard Foote, Chris Muir, Simon Haslam, Marcel Kratochvil, Mark Rittman. I’ll be there as well (see my schedule).

Here is what Richard Foote shared with me about his surprising topic for the Unconference. Who would think about that?

More to come — stay tuned!

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About the Author

What does it take to be chief technology officer at a company of technology experts? Experience. Imagination. Passion. Alex Gorbachev has all three. He’s played a key role in taking the company global, having set up Pythian’s Asia Pacific operations. Today, the CTO office is an incubator of new services and technologies – a mini-startup inside Pythian. Most recently, Alex built a Big Data Engineering services team and established a Data Science practice. Highly sought after for his deep expertise and interest in emerging trends, Alex routinely speaks at industry events as a member of the OakTable.

3 Comments. Leave new

Hi Alex,

Very interesting presentation. I particularly liked the last demonstration where you controlled the number of sessions on each node of the cluster. Is the presentation and code available to download yet?



Alex Gorbachev
October 13, 2009 2:37 am

Thanks Martin. We are having a surprise for all our readers on the blog — the new website is coming in the next days! :)
So the current content is frozen and uploading presentation right away is problematic — so just give me few days. If you are desperate — let me know and I’ll email it.

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