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When: April 12 – 16, 2015
Where: Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino
Address: 3950 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89119

With COLLABORATE 15 literally right around the corner, Datavail’s Oracle team is ready to hit the conference floor of Mandalay Bay, running.

Each year we exhibit at COLLABORATE there are always new things to see, learn and do. The networking opportunity is outstanding and we’re looking forward to seeing our colleagues, clients and partners. For this year’s exhibit, we’ve planned a bit different approach than the normal tchotchkes and giveaways for our booth.

Sure, we’re still giving out special prizes but we also have what you may need most. A fast way to charge all your devices at once. No sitting on the floor by an outlet next to the restrooms (a la the airport), just a quick charging station in our booth where you can recharge your phone and your career at the same time.

While your phone is charging our Oracle experts will be on hand to answer questions about how some of our clients are using our Oracle database managed services to be able to focus more on strategic tasks and their careers.



Learn the steps to monitor ETLs, capture Problem SQL and gain knowledge to improve the overall ETL Performance.


How to be Strategic in the Demand Driven World of IT
Demands are rising faster than budgets can keep up. The same people that communicate tightness in financial resources are the same ones asking for more, more, more. So, your career path requires more engagement at the business level, but nobody is going to give you a pass for operational problems. In a nutshell, you want to be strategic, but the phone keeps ringing and the tickets keep coming. How do you set yourself up for success, where you can take accountability for operational quality but find the time to engage and be more material on the business issues facing the organization?

Based on his experience working with both Fortune 100 and midmarket CIOs and their teams to deliver 24×7 responsive IT, Datavail CEO Mark Perlstein will share his insight on how to ensure you are focused on the important, strategic components of your role, while also addressing the urgent tasks. From delivering 24×7 always-on service, to balancing budgets and project demands, to managing partners and vendors, Mark will share some of his insights on how you can you achieve these goals and position yourself for career advancement.

About the Speaker:
Mark Perlstein – President and CEO, Datavail

Mark is President & CEO of Datavail, a national leader in database support and professional services. For more than two decades, Mark has been a leader in the IT services market and brings a wealth of growth-oriented and operating experience in the services business to Datavail.

Prior to his CEO role at Datavail, Mark was President of the IT Operations/Managed Services division of a large global systems integration corporation. While there, Mark led the firm’s entry into the IT infrastructure managed services market and helped lead that division to a tripling of its revenues and becoming a major force in the ITO sector. In this role, he worked directly with numerous CIOs of Fortune 100 and midmarket companies to deliver 24×7 IT operational support.

He also served as Chief Operating Officer of AlphaNet Solutions, a regional IT services provider traded on NASDAQ and located in the NYC/NJ area. In his career, Mark held various positions in the IT services sector, including serving as President of Aztec Technology Partners’ $175 million New England-based business unit. His background also includes starting up, and then selling, a consulting and services firm that focused on the implementation and support of accounting and financial systems.

He is a graduate of the State University of New York at Albany where he received a bachelor’s degree in communications with a minor in business administration. Mark also attended Hofstra University’s MBA program from 1988 to 1990. Mark is an active leader in the IT community and frequent speaker at IT conferences.


How to be Strategic in the Demand Driven World of IT

Finding ways to make ETL loads faster is not always obvious. Moreover, there is a difference in how to tune OLAP vs OLTP databases. Some of the techniques learned through years of tuning EBS seem to make no effect on tuning a BI ETL. This presentation will discuss why this is the case, present some techniques on how to find the bottlenecks in your BI ETL jobs and some techniques to tune these slow SQL statements, improving the speed of nightly ETL jobs. Attendees will learn the steps to monitor ETLs, capture Problem SQL and gain knowledge to improve the overall ETL Performance.

About the Speaker:
Chuck Ezell – Senior Application Tuner, Datavail

Chuck supports some of the world’s largest retailers with database performance tuning for their internal applications. Chuck helps Datavail locate and eliminate bottlenecks in database administration, while uncovering opportunities to improve performance. He excels at optimizing and customizing EBS systems. Chuck works with Java, SQL, .NET, and other languages on systems by Oracle, HP, IBM, among others. He uses AppDynamics, Splunk and Visual VM, along with other tools, for database tuning operations.

Event Details

City: Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino


When: 20150412

Time: 8:00 am