Your Trusty Guide to All Things NetApp at Oracle OpenWorld 2014 - #NetAppOOW

We are just short two weeks away from Oracle OpenWorld 2014, - kicking off September 28th at Moscone Center in San Francisco and NetApp is going to be there! From booth demos and mini-theaters to speaking sessions and Meeting the NetApp Team, there’s no shortage of activities. We’ve created this “trusty guide” for all things NetApp to keep you updated on what, when, and where NetApp will be during Oracle OpenWorld 2014.


Come Visit Us at Booth #1421


Come see why thousands of Oracle customers rely on NetApp to store and protect their data. Stop by our booth (#1421) to discover how you can radically improve the performance of your most demanding Oracle workloads.

Meet the NetApp Team

Schedule a one-on-one meeting with a NetApp executive or engineer to discuss why you can depend on NetApp to help you run your business critical Oracle Workloads.

Learn from NetApp Partners in the Demo Area

Join in on a demo at the NetApp booth from NetApp Partners, Blue River IT and Symantec to learn more about their solutions with NetApp.

Blue River IT will demonstrate the ease with which customers can rapidly deploy, backup, and clone Oracle databases in a hybrid cloud architecture.  Customers will leverage NetApp Private Storage along with AWS compute resources to accommodate workload bursts and development/test operations.  

Symantec Storage Foundation will be highlighted along with NetApp’s EF550 storage array to demonstrate how customers can optimize their ROI and TCO when making infrastructure decisions where availability and performance are two of the key performance indicators.

Social Media at Oracle OpenWorld

No matter if you will be at Oracle OpenWorld or keeping tabs online or on your mobile phone, stay up-to-date by following @netapp and @NetAppPartners on Twitter.  SHARE your thoughts and read what others are saying with our event hashtag #NetAppOOW. You can also follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn too.

Feeling Lucky? Tweet to Win Prizes!

Each day we will be randomly selecting three lucky Tweeters to win great prizes. Tweet your thoughts and experiences at Oracle OpenWorld using the #NetAppOOW hashtag throughout the week and you could win!  We are giving away tons of prizes away in the NetApp booth. Join us in the NetApp booth, sit-in at the mini theater, learn more in the demo stations and you have a chance to win prizes, from a signed jersey from former professional football player Roger Craig to a Google Chromecast, and much more!


Join us in the NetApp Mini Theater

Sit down in the NetApp Mini Theater to learn more from NetApp partners, customers, and technical experts on how to leverage NetApp for your most business critical Oracle workloads.


Accelerate Your Oracle Database Performance

Speaker: Rip Wilson, Senior Product Marketing Manager, NetApp Inc.

Monday, September 29: 11:30AM & 3:30PM, Tuesday September 30: 10:30AM, Wednesday, October 1: 11:00AM

Come hear about how NetApp is giving customers a competitive edge by accelerating the latency-sensitive databases responsible for driving revenue, productivity, and analytic insight


Virtualized Computing & Storage Drives Fusion Energy Research Forward

Speaker: Tim Frazier, Chief Information Officer, NIF & Photon Science, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Monday, September 29: 10:30AM, Tuesday, September 30: 11:20AM

Researchers at the National Ignition Facility (NIF), home of the world’s largest laser, leverage a virtualized computing & storage infrastructure to drive 21st century science forward. This session will discuss the design philosophy and lessons learned in the implementation of the infrastructure used by the scientists and engineers.


Oracle Database Consolidation with FlexPod on Cisco UCS

Speaker: John McAbel, FlexPod Product Manager, Cisco

Tuesday, September 30: 5:00PM, Wednesday, October 1: 12:00PM

IT managers around the world are faced with taking on more work against a flat to declining budget.  This is driving the need to lower cost and complexity in their data centers. Learn why thousands of customers have invested in FlexPod for Oracle Database.


Keep your Oracle Applications Available 24 by 7

Speaker: Zev Rubenstein, Product Marketing Manager, NetApp

Monday, September 29: 1:30PM, Tuesday, September 30: 3:30PM, Wednesday, October 1: 2:00PM

Learn how you can use NetApp solutions to enable a highly available Oracle environment. Leverage nondisruptive operations, integrated data protection and low-impact cloning to eliminate planned and unplanned downtime, and accelerate development and test.


NetApp Manageability Solutions for Oracle will Accelerate Your Business

Speaker: Anand Ranganathan, Senior Product Manager, NetApp Inc.

Monday, September 29: 2:30PM, Tuesday, September 30: 4:30PM, Wednesday, October 1: 3:00PM

Learn how NetApp’s portfolio of Products, Integrations and Solutions help you manage your Oracle Databases and Accelerate Your Business.


Improving Business Agility for Oracle Environments

Speakers: Steve Schuettinger, Technical Alliance Manager, NetApp/Mark Beaupre, Public Cloud Architect, NetApp Inc.

Monday, September 29: 12:30PM, Tuesday, September 30: 12:30PM, Wednesday, October 1: 1:00PM

Innovation is the life blood of every commercial enterprise.  NetApp has solutions that accelerate innovation while reducing risk and optimizing Return On Investment.


Featured Sessions

Expand your knowledge and enhance your Oracle OpenWorld experience by attending one of these sponsored sessions:

Market-Driven Innovation: Ensuring the Success of New Products and Services [CON7979]

Tuesday, Sep 30, 3:45 PM - 4:30 PM - Intercontinental - Intercontinental B

Susan Scheer Aoki, Vice President, NetApp


Tips and Tricks: Oracle Hyperion Enterprise Financial Planning Suite [CON8527]

Tuesday, Sep 30, 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM- Moscone West - 3008

Gopal Parthasarathy – Sr. Manager, NetApp


Oracle Open World Collateral

NetApp Solution For Oracle Database

  • This solution brief will give you an overview of the benefits of the NetApp portfolio of products and solutions for Oracle environments.

NetApp Database and Enterprise Applications Community Site

  • This site has information about NetApp’s plugins for Oracle Database, Enterprise Manager, RMAN and Oracle VM.

Best Practices for Oracle Databases on NetApp Storage

  • This guide will show you the best way to run Oracle Database on NetApp Storage.

The Benefits of NetApp Flash for Oracle Workloads

  • This document provides use cases for deploying flash in an Oracle Database environment along with the associated benefits.

NetApp Clustered Data ONTAP with Oracle Databases

  • This lab validation from ESG shows the benefits of running Oracle Database on NetApp Clustered Data ONTAP storage operating system.

FlexPod: Flexible Data Center Infrastructure to Accelerate Application Deployment

  • This solution brief will give you an overview of the benefits of the FlexPod Data Center solutions.

Deploying the NetApp FAS8080 EX for Oracle Database

  • This solution brief will give you an overview of the benefits of running Oracle Database on the new FAS8080EX storage system.

NetApp Extreme Analytics Solution for Oracle

  • This Technical Report shows the benefit for Oracle Database performance when using flash and traditional storage architectures together.

NetApp Extreme Performance Solution for Oracle Database

  • This Technical Report details the performance benefits for Oracle Database when running on NetApp EF-series storage systems.

NetApp All-Flash FAS for Databases - Performance Testing Summary on FAS8000 Series

  • This Technical Report details the performance benefits for Oracle Database when running on NetApp All Flash FAS storage systems.

NIF Epic Express Story

Universal Investment Customer Story

Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association Customer Story

Hope to see you at Oracle OpenWorld!


Great Show on Earth! :-)