The world's best Oracle
training comes from practicing Oracle consultants, real Oracle experts and
authors who combine years of experience with outstanding communications skills.
The problem is that the top Oracle experts are busy working with mission
critical databases and rarely do public training.
Only once per year, Burleson
Consulting offers a public training class, a rare opportunity to learn the
secrets of Oracle from some of the world's most highly regarded Oracle experts
and authors, people who have managed some of the world's largest and complex
Don Burleson Lecturing on 2008 Cruise
Beautiful amenities on board
The Appeal of a BC Oracle Cruise
This is a full 6-day Cruise
with an onboard Oracle DBA class, all for less than the cost of a traditional training class. Cruise prices are at an all-time
low, and this is an unprecedented opportunity to combine the vacation of a
lifetime with world-class Oracle DBA internals training. In past years,
BC has had
great success with our shipboard
Oracle cruises, a great
way to have fun and share valuable Oracle technical information.
The Independence of the Seas
- The world's largest cruise ship
There are many benefits to our
land-sea Oracle training:
- World class education:
BC has some of the top Oracle experts in the world, and this is a
not-to-miss class with expert advise for working DBA professionals.
Unlike traditional Oracle DBA training, the BC Oracle
DBA training is taught by practicing Oracle DBA consultants with decades of hands-on,
- Bring the family: Your
loved ones can share your stateroom for as little as $649++ each, making the BC Oracle cruise the most affordable training option anywhere.
- Convince the boss: See these important
notes on how to convince your boss
the BC cruise is a great value.
Here is an
Oracle Internals Training Class
management overview, ready to print for review by your management. (TOP)
- Bring the team - This is a phenomenal team building
opportunity! Check out the discounts for multiple attendees from the
- Traditional invoicing:
Because the training is not at any fixed place, the Oracle class invoices
are shown as being conducted in Ft. Lauderdale, where the class begins.
- Great Price -
The BC Oracle
DBA cruise is better quality training at an even better price. At a total cost
starting at under $1,500 each (inside stateroom/dbl occupancy), the BC Oracle cruise is far less
a traditional Oracle DBA class, with an unparalleled intimate learning experiences.
Compare your options, and you will see why the Oracle cruise is a no-brainer:
||BC Oracle Cruise
*Based on single occupancy cabin rate for attendee
and includes 2 nights of hotel in Ft. Lauderdale.
Meet your trainers:
||Donald K. Burleson is one of
the world's best known Oracle experts and authors.
A retired Adjunct
Professor Emeritus, Burleson has more than 20 years of full-time DBA
experience, authored 32 Oracle database books, written over 100 Oracle
articles, and serves as Editor-in-Chief of
Lt. Col. John
Garmany is a graduate of West Point, an Airborne Ranger with 20+
years of IT experience and an active SECRET security clearance. John
has a Master Degree in Information Systems, a Graduate Certificate in
Software Engineering, and a BS degree (Electrical Engineering) from West
John is also a
respected Oracle expert and author and chosen by Oracle Press to write
the "Officially Authorized Edition" for Oracle Database 10g
Application Server Administration Handbook.
||Steve Karam is one of the elite DBA's to achieve the coveted Oracle 10g Certified Master
status and he has been honored with the prestigious Oracle ACE
A former senior instructor for Oracle
University, Steve has a proven track record in performance and
troubleshooting on dozens of high profile Oracle systems, and complex
Oracle 10g RAC environments.
About the BC Oracle cruise
15th, 2009 we sail on the brand new
Independence of the Seas, the world's largest cruise ship. We
are excited to be on one of her early cruises.
The first day of class
begins in Ft. Lauderdale on March 14th, 2008 at the lovely
Fort Lauderdale Grande
Hotel and Yacht Club. The next day we set
sail from Fort Lauderdale and cruise to Belize, Costa Maya and Cozumel.
Classes will be conducted on board on March 16th and March 20th, which
are the "at sea" days. The other days remain open to enjoy the
ports of call with your family or friends.
For Oracle cruise details and booking
It's never been easier to book your
Oracle training at sea. You book your cruise independently with
Royal Caribbean, so you have the full flexibility to choose your own
- Step 1:
Book your cruise
- Step 2: Book
your Ft. Lauderdale hotel for 3/13 & 3/14
(Mention Burleson Consulting to get our rate of $199.00++)
- Step 3: Call
(800) 766-1884 to book your class seat
About the Oracle DBA internals training class
This advanced Oracle DBA
internals training class is created for the learning needs of DBA's
and technical IT managers:
- DBA staff - The
Oracle DBA needs to learn how to successfully install, configure, deploy,
administer and tune complex DBA environments.
- IT managers -
Managers are challenged to understand how to incorporate DBA into their
architectures. This DBA course is ideal for the IT manager who wants
to understand Oracle DBA at a technical level.
The class topics include
emerging areas of Oracle; scalability, availability and tuning:
- RAC internals - (6
Application Clusters is the foundation of Oracle high-availability
databases, a technology that is indispensable for many mission-critical
- Overview of RAC
- RAC configuration
- Inside cache
- RAC resource
- instance locking
and serialization internals
- RAC Monitoring &
Tuning Tips - (6 hours) Learn how to tune your system from the top down,
locating bottlenecks at the server, disk and instance level. Also see expert
tricks for SQL tuning with hints, optimizer parameters, CBO statistics and
- Overview of
- Inside the
- Tuning the
server, disk and network for Oracle
tuning & troubleshooting
- Tuning with hints
and optimizer statistics and histograms
- Replication secrets -
(6 hours) An
executive overview of the relative advantages of Oracle Streams, Oracle
multi-master replication and Oracle DBA for instance replication.
Learn how to choose the right type of replication and learn the internal
machinations of all Oracle replication mechanisms.
- Introduction to
- Oracle Streams
multi-master replication internals
- Oracle Data Guard
- Inside Oracle
Why learn Oracle on a
the best Oracle DBA training course anywhere, plus the learning environment is
substantially enhanced by the "at sea" experience. You will have nearly
countless opportunities to interact with your expert instructors, who are also experienced Oracle gurus.
We are limiting enrollees
to ensure that every students get personalized attention.
For Oracle cruise details
and booking information, send an e-mail to
Plus, you can bring your family,
sharing your stateroom, combining your training with the ultimate family
|This is an unparalleled opportunity to learn
Oracle DBA from working Oracle DBA experts. We are only accepting a limited number
of attendees, so call and reserve your spot now in this amazing Oracle
BC Oracle TechBlast at
Sea 2009 Feedback
sending this e-mail to really thank you for the amazing
opportunity to meet you, Janet, Robin, John, Steve
and the BC group in person.
With this course I reached one of my dreams that was to
learn from you and your team."
Paulo Portugal ? Brazil
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BC Oracle TechBlast at Sea 2008 Feedback
Great transfer of knowledge. [Having the
training] on a cruise ship is great for networking.
Great! Hit on several tuning tips that
we can quickly implement.
Fantastic! I learned something new each
session that [was] beneficial.
[The BC crew] answered questions I
needed to roll out a DW project.
?Great! Course venue wonderful,
networking opportunities good, ship great!?