Cloud Computing Workshop 2012: Oracle Public Cloud, Amazon Web Services and Rackspace


2 Day Cloud Workshop


June 25-26 2012 (Sydney)

Mar 1-2, 2012 (Sydney, some seats available)

Dec 15-16, 2011 (Belgium, fully booked)

Nov 1-3, 2011 (Netherlands, cancelled)

Aug 18-19, 2011 (Sydney)

Oct 4-5, 2010 (Munich)


Oracle Fusion Middleware on Amazon Web Services (AWS). 2 days.


What this workshop covers

  • Work with clouds while others still discuss PowerPoint slides. Understand how to use the top 2 IaaS providers: Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Rackspace: Amazon Web Services (AWS) compute cloud instances (EC2) with autoscaling, create your own image with your customized software (and use them anytime), cloud file systems (EBS, S3), queueing (SQS), notifications (SNS), database as a service (RDS), content distribution network (CloudFront), monitoring (CloudWatch). Rackspace Cloud Servers and Files
  • Oracle Public Cloud: Benefits and Drawbacks
  • Oracle database creation with RDS (database as a service)
  • Oracle provided AMIs and Oracle VM Templates on Amazon Web Services
  • How to benefit from a free EC2 for a whole year and other free usage tiers, command line tools and GUI, third party tools
  • Understand the possibilities and technical limitations of using Oracle Fusion Middleware in the cloud
  • Designing for scalability and availability to cope with AWS outages
  • Outlook on Oracle’s cloud middleware machine Exalogic

What to expect

  • An independent, comprehensive and engaging workshop. This is neither an Oracle nor an Amazon event.
  • Maximum group size of 10 (minimum 3)
  • Hands-on experience > 50%
  • Discussions about features, show-stoppers and best practices

What you will take home

  • Up to date, high-quality printed course material (presentations and labs, both also on DVD)
  • A fully configured VMWare image for the client site. So you can restart wherever and whenever you like
  • Please bring your own laptop

About the trainer

Dr. Frank Munz is an expert in middleware and distributed computing. In 2011 he published a book about “Middleware and Cloud Computing“ with Oracle. He was honored with the Oracle Technologist of the Year Award 2011, Cloud Computing. He is the author of 20 peer reviewed scientific papers and wrote some 200 postings on OTN and his blog.

Frank has over 15 years experience working for and on behalf of top middleware vendors throughout Europe and Australia as a software architect, project manager, coach and developer. In 2007 Frank founded munz & more – a cutting-edge consultancy focusing on Oracle middleware and cloud computing

Date, Pricing and Booking

    • June 25-26 2012
    • AUD 790 for both days.
    • 10% discount for AUSOUG members
    • Early bird offer: Receive a free copy of Middleware and Cloud Computing book for bookings before June 15th.
    • 34th level AMP Tower at Circular Quay, 50 Bridge Street, Sydney, AU


Larger map of munz & more cloud workshop

On-site courses are available on request.

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