This session introduces some key concepts and product features of the Oracle database world in an attempt to give nervous SQL Server DBAs the courage to at least have a go and store “Hello world” when they get back home.  The presentation will cover the following areas: Why use Oracle, Installation, Platform support, Database and schema namespaces, DBA tools, Storage methods, Backup and recovery, Programmability features, High availability including clustering.

Presented by Gavin Payne at SQLBits VII
Slide Deck 3.2 MB