DBA and Technical Expert, White Star Software
Paul began his OpenEdge DBA career 25 years ago after completing a Computer Engineering Degree at McGill University. If he’s not staring at his multiple computer screens, you can probably find him speaking at a Progress event somewhere in the world or being roughed-up by his twin boys back home in Montreal. Paul can be reached by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wed, 08 May | 4:45 PM - 5:30 PM
Mastering OpenEdge Problem Diagnosis
Few people are aware of the plethora of free tools that Progress and others provide to help you diagnose issues affecting your OpenEdge environments. This session will introduce you to a number of these tools and show you how to use them to quickly pinpoint and correct problems.
Thu, 09 May | 2:30 PM - 3:15 PM
Stop Paying Lip Service to Business Continuity
Most organizations pay lip service (if that) to business continuity planning. Not just "Hurricane Katrina" disaster planning either, but its more mundane and frequently seen cousin, "tripping-on-a-wire" business continuity. If you occupy a technical role within your organization, please invite your boss, your boss' boss and your boss' boss' boss to this session. Forward the invitation all the way up the org chart. Print it out and tack it to the bulletin board in the cafeteria. Make sure no one in IT Management or at the C-level can pretend they didn't know.