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October 22

17:30 UTC   Start Times Around the World


RoCE 101: RDMA over Converged Ethernet
Wondering about RDMA over Converged Ethernet? Join us as Craig Brown tells us what Oracle learned from incorporating RoCE into a high-performance engineered system. Craig will discuss what RoCE is; how it improves performance, availability, and security; and what's next in networking advances. Craig is the head of Exadata Systems Development, Integration and Program Management at Oracle Development.

About the Exadata Office Hours

A monthly opportunity to interact with the Oracle Exadata development experts and technical leadership. Exadata is engineered to deliver dramatically better performance, cost effectiveness, and availability for Oracle databases. Learn how to make the most of Exadata and get your questions answered by Exadata experts!

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Your Experts

Cris Pedregal
Cris Pedregal, Senior Technologist
Cris Pedregal joined Oracle as a senior developer in 2005, working on the design and development of high availability functionality, compression, and the initial cloud deployments of the Oracle Database. In product management he launched product features and evangelized Oracle technologies. He also managed company-wide technical relationships with key external partners, including a major cloud computing company and CERN. Before Oracle Cris was on the Computer Science faculty at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque. He speaks one language with 2.5 accents.
Gavin Parish
Gavin Parish, Senior Principal Product Manager    
Gavin is a product manager in Oracle’s Exadata team, with a focus on Exadata’s software and hardware roadmap. Prior to the Exadata team, Gavin was a founding member of the team responsible for launching the industry’s first on-premises public cloud technology - Oracle Cloud at Customer. In his 15 years in Oracle Product Management, Presales and Consulting roles, Gavin has developed a robust understanding of all things Oracle, helping customers architect and implement a variety of infrastructure and application technologies.
Craig Brown
Craig Brown, Senior Director and Exadata Program Manager    
Direct all Exadata Systems Development, Integration and Program Management as well as the Exadata Software Release Management. Primarily accountable for ensuring that all past, current and future generation systems continually meet and exceed all customer expectations from the top-level Systems view.