Conference 2017, June, Pravets / 2017-06-02

The BGOUG Spring Conference took place from 2nd to 4th of June 2017 in hotel RIU Pravets Resort.



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BGOUG Profile Application (registration information, list of sessions and speakers)


Conference Welcome Presentation




Abstracts of the sessions - alphabetical order


Abstracts of the sessions - agenda order


Speakers and Sessions  


Database and Server Technology 

  • Ferenc Mosolygo, Oracle presales - SEE region, Avnet TS Bulgaria, Oracle security portfolio in the light of EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
  • Julian Dontcheff , Managing Director, Accenture Global Database Lead, Accenture Enkitec Group, 45 most useful new DBA commands in Oracle 12.2
  • Kamil Stawiarski , founder, ORA-600, Back to the basics: TABLESPACES… but a little bit low level style
  • Piet De Visser , DBA, Consultant, PDVBV sprs/bvba, Function Result Cache - Fixed
  • Giuseppe Maxia , QA Architect, VMware, A quick tour of MySQL 8.0 roles
  • Ivica Arsov , Senior Database Consultant, Pythian, Parallel Execution in Oracle Database 12c
  • Lyudmil Pelov, Architect, ORACLE, Implementing Chatbot Platforms!
  • Timur Akhmadeev, Database Consultant, Pythian, Common Pitfalls in Complex Apps Performance Troubleshooting
  • Ilmar Kerm , Senior Database Administrator, Kindred Group, Implementing incremental forever strategy for Oracle database backups
  • Maris Elsins , Lead Database Consultant, Pythian, Mining the AWR v1: Alternative Methods for Identification of the Top SQLs
  • Cristian Termure, Hardware Sales Consultant, ORACLE, Solutions for Secure Oracle Database - How Oracle Systems Can Comply
  • Joze Senegacnik, Julian Dontcheff, Kamil Stawiarski, Tim Hall, Discussion Over Beers “GDPR & other DB topics”


Design and Development

  • Tim Hall , DBA / Developer,, Put your feet up and have a REST. Take a tour of JSON support in the Oracle database.
  • Tim Hall , DBA / Developer,, Multitenant : What's new in Oracle Database 12c Release 2 (12.2)
  • Joel Goodman, Global Technical Lead, Database Certifications, ORACLE, Oracle Database 12c R2 Application Containers
  • Joel Goodman, Global Technical Lead, Database Certifications, ORACLE, Oracle Database Links 
  • Giuseppe Maxia , QA Architect, VMware, MySQL document store: SQL and NoSQL united
  • Kamil Stawiarski , founder, ORA-600, Go deep into PL/SQL with low level toolkit - DTrace style
  • Heli Helskyaho , CEO, Miracle Finland, Design your databases straight to the Cloud
  • Heli Helskyaho , CEO, Miracle Finland, Reporting functionalities in Oracle SQL Developer Data Modeler
  • Roger MacNicol, Software Architect, ORACLE, When To Use Database In-Memory
  • Ahmed Aboulnaga, Technical Director, Raastech, Developing Web Services from Scratch – For DBAs and Developers
  • Ciprian Onofreiciuc, Software Engineer, Romanian Oracle User Group, Federated custom authentications with APEX Applications
  • Richard Martens , founding partner, SMART4solutions, Validate User input in APEX
  • Richard Martens , founding partner, SMART4solutions, Utilizing the data attribute: Client-side behavior in APEX.
  • Doychin Bondzhev, Manager, dSoft-Bulgaria, CDI 2.0 What's new and what is better from CDI 1.x
  • Trayan Iliev, CEO, IPT - Intellectual Products & Technologies, Non-blocking Asynchronous Stream Processing using  CompletableFuture and Flow in Java 9
  • Bryn Llewellyn, ORACLE, Edition-based redefinition: the key to online application upgrade


Middleware (Data Integration, Business Intelligence, Content Management )

  • Roger MacNicol, Software Architect, ORACLE, Integrating Oracle and Big Data with Big Data SQL 3.1
  • Patrick Hurley, Database Administrator, Accenture Enkitec Group, GoldenGate: a Live Introduction

Cross Stream (Cloud Computing, Big Data, Engineered Systems )

  • Georgi Kodinov, Senior Software Development Manager, ORACLE, Cloudy with a chance of MySQL
  • Piet De Visser , DBA, Consultant, PDVBV sprs/bvba, Dino DBA goes Dev-Ops
  • Gokhan Atil , Data Management Manager,, Oracle Enterprise Manager 13c: Advanced Monitoring Features
  • Gokhan Atil , Data Management Manager,, Building Database as a Service (DBaaS) with Oracle Enterprise Manager 13c
  • Robert Lockard , Oraclewizard, Security in the Cloud
  • Ahmed Aboulnaga, Technical Director, Raastech, Oracle Compute Cloud vs. Amazon Web Services EC2 – A Hands-On Showdown
  • Maris Elsins , Lead Database Consultant, Pythian, Oracle Database on AWS: Getting the Best out of RDS and EC2
  • Roger MacNicol, Software Architect, ORACLE, Exadata: The Road Ahead
  • Georgi Moykin, Principal Technology Presales Consultant, ORACLE, Connect, integrate and analyse data from devices with Oracle Internet of Things Cloud Service
  • Daniela Milanova, Cloud Technology Customer Advisor, ORACLE, Where to start from with Oracle Big Data Solutions?

Business and Strategy

  • Elise Valin-Raki , System Manager, Fennia, Exadata on-premises or in the Cloud? The reasoning for our decision
  • Ciprian Onofreiciuc, Software Engineer, Romanian Oracle User Group, Promoting transparency in Romania government with Oracle technology
  • Robert Lockard , Oraclewizard, Hacking the Human Brain
  • Javier Huerta, Manager, KPMG Spain, How Oracle E-Business Suite Customers Can Achieve Modern Reporting in the Cloud


 - Oracle ACE Director,  - Oracle ACE,  - Oracle ACE Associate



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