Gavin Soorma

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Gavin Soorma

Oracle DBA



Oracle ACE Director with over 25 years industry experience. Have presented at past AUSOUG events for over 10 years. Hosts a very popular blog website that attracts over 13 million visitors each year.


Oracle 21c and 23c New Features Hands-on-Lab

Event: AUSOUG Connect 2023, AUSOUG Connect 2023 Melbourne, AUSOUG Connect 2023 Perth
Stream: Database/ Emerging Technologies

This hands-on-lab provides attendees with practical insight into some of the cool new features being introduced in the ‘coming-soon’ Oracle Database 23c like Schema Level Privileges, SQL Domains, Automatic Transaction Rollback ,DB_DEVELOPER_ROLE etc. Attendees will also learn hands-on about number of other useful new features which were introduced in Oracle 21c like MAX_IDLE_BLOCKER_TYPE parameter, Expression-based database parameters, Attention Log, Result Cache for Standby Database etc.

Accelerate migration to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure with minimal downtime using Zero Downtime Migration (ZDM)

Event: Connect 2022, Connect 2022-Cloud
Stream: Architecture, Cloud Database & Technology

This session provides insight into Oracle's Zero Downtime Migration tool which enable organizations to rapidly and seamlessly migrate to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure with minimal outages and disruption to the business. Attendees will learn how to use both physical as well as logical downtime methodologies of ZDM