Re: Slightly OT: SQL Server conference vs. Oracle conferences...

ah, although to be honest I meant in terms of maturity/depth of
presentation, not quantity!

On Wed, Nov 4, 2009 at 7:24 PM, Robert Freeman <robertgfreeman@xxxxxxxxx>wrote:

> Much smaller than OOW. There are 14 sessions running in parallel. There are
> about 4 of these parallel tracks during the day.
>
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> How does it compare to OOW? If i recall correctly there is a big
> vendor effort behind the show.
>
> On 11/4/09, Robert Freeman <robertgfreeman@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > I'm in Seattle this week attending SQL Pass (anyone else in Oracle-L
> here?).
> > I'd liken SQL Pass, somewhat, to Collaborate though it is very database
> > specific. I'd say there are maybe 1500 to 2000 attending here (I've seen
> no
> > numbers, this is only a guess). Yes, I'm a man who is visiting a foreign
> > country. I wear my Oracle shirt proudly and got a few interesting looks
> in
> > the process yesterday.
> >
> > One thing I've noticed (thus far) is the maturity at this conference (and
> > fairly I've been one day only so far) is NOTHING like those at the bigger
> > Oracle conferences such as Collaborate, RMOUG or HOTSOS. The level and
> depth
> > of the speaking at the Oracle conferences is much better than what I've
> seen
> > here. I've yet to see a presentation that wows me as I have from the
> likes
> > of Tom Kyte, Tim Gorman, Cary Millsap and the like. There is a level of
> > maturity that is missing here I think, both in presentations, style and
> > content. Anyway, I fully recognize that my Oracle bigotry might be
> showing,
> > but I'm not all that impressed. Let's see how I feel at the end of the
> week.
> >
> > Just thought I'd share.
> >
> > Cheers!
> >
> > RF
> >
> >  Robert G. Freeman
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