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Mark Ashdown and Mike Hallas

Real-World Experiences of Cloud Migrations


Mark Ashdown & Mike Hallas, Oracle


 

Abstract

Some customers have reported that lifting and shifting their existing on-premises applications to a Cloud provider is not always as easy as the marketing suggests. Oracle's Real-World Performance Group operates world-wide, and has experience covering a variety of Cloud projects. Join this session for a perspective on performance that spans platform, database, network and application. This session will include case studies and practical recommendations to help avoid surprises when migrating and running workloads on Cloud.

Speaker Biography

Mark Ashdown - has worked with the Oracle Database for over twenty five years and before that with a variety of other database products. He joined Oracle 22 years ago and has worked in Consultancy and the Oracle Solution centre where he was one of the team who lead the introduction of Exadata into the EMEA region. Over the last 4 years he has been in the Oracle Real World Performance team which is part of the development organisation. He administers the team's hardware and software estate. He also presents the Real World Performance Workshop across the world which is a concentrated performance related workshop. He also engages with customers with performance related issues and resolves them in conjunction with the customer and Oracle development themselves.