Meeting #3 on Tuesday September 23rd

Please join us for MbOUG’s third meeting in downtown Winnipeg:

Tuesday September 23rd, 4:15 – 7:45pm

Norwood Hotel (112 Marion St.) – Tache Room and parking is free!

  • Come after work and be a part of your local Oracle community
  • Light dinner and refreshments served
  • Networking opportunity with your peers and experts Two informative presentations and a live demo

Thanks to Oracle and networkEARTH for sponsoring this meeting!

Advance registration is required

Please send an email with your name and professional contact information to:


4:15   Doors open, networking reception, refreshments and snacks

4:45   Why Oracle Linux and Oracle VM – Sahil Mahajan and Nawaz Pasha

5:10   Demo – OEM12c for automated provisioning – Sundeep Dhall

5:50   Break and Food

6:00   Demo (Continued) – OEM12c for automated provisioning – Sundeep Dhall

6:40   OEM12c Member Showcase Story – David Shirtliff

7:15   Final remarks and stick around to talk with the speakers and other MbOUG members

7:45   End

Why Oracle Linux and Oracle VM

Sahil Mahajan assisted by Nawaz Pasha

Sahil and Nawaz will talk about the advantages of using Oracle Linux and Oracle VM and how they are best suited for Oracle Technology offerings.  They will share the Oracle Linux and VM vision and strategy include new/improved features, case studies, and success stories.

About Sahil


Sahil’s education background includes Engineering & a Marketing Post graduate.  He has been associated with Oracle Linux & VM Support business for 3 years and has been the primary single point of contact for Linux & VM queries across Canada’s for the last three years.  He has recently moved into a managerial position and is motived to also manage & promote Oracle’s offerings in parts of central and Eastern US states.

On the lighter side, Sahil is a sports enthusiast which includes golfing & occasional workout activities.  He also enjoys reading outside of work.

OEM12c for automated provisioning

Sundeep Dhall

Sundeep will cover the more technical aspects of Oracle Linux & VM and conduct a live demo demonstrating the full integrated life-cycle management of Oracle Linux, Oracle Database and WebLogic using a single OEM12c dashboard.  He will showcase the ability to create gold-images which provides compliance, consistency, repeatability, and agility in rolling out environments and business applications.

About Sundeep


Sundeep Dhall has a Masters from University of Toledo, Ohio and has been in the Chicagoland area since 1990.  He has been with Sun and Oracle since 2003 and prior to that worked for Netscape. Communications and AOL from 1997 onward as a delivery consultant on internet enabled solutions.

Within Oracle, Sundeep has worked as an embedded solutions architect within the telecommunications space before joining the OL/OVM team as a sales consultant two years ago.  His focus over the last ten years has been on optimal & secured deployment architectures for scalable and highly available systems.  He has leveraged best practices from Solaris, Linux, Clustering, and Virtualization technologies to build & deploy these solutions.

Outside of work, Sundeep enjoys time with his wife and kids and engages in racquetball, back-packing, river-rafting, biking, yoga, and home-remodeling.


OEM12c Member Showcase Story

David Shirtliff

David’s presentation will showcase his company (MacDon) and share their team’s experience with OEM12c.  It will include implementation and configuration successes, challenges, and issues.  Most importantly, lessons learned and proposed best practices will shared and discussed as well.

About David


David Shirtliff has been with MacDon Industries for two and a half years in the role of Applications and Database Administrator. He joined MacDon after graduating from the University of Manitoba with his B.Sc in computer science.

At MacDon David is responsible for maintaining a variety of serverbased applications ranging in depth from Glassfish to JD Edwards, managing Oracle and SQL Server databases, and some Linux administration.

David grew up in rural Manitoba, so in his spare time he likes to poke around in the dirt and try to make things grow. He also enjoys biking, slo-pitch, board games, reading comics, hockey, and solving Rubik’s cubes.


To register, please send an email with your name and business contact information to:

or feel the contact form:

Our Sponsors for this event

networkearth oracle


This entry was posted in Events and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink.

1 Response to Meeting #3 on Tuesday September 23rd

  1. Ray Nault says:

    I’m looking forward to it! 🙂

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s