Packt author Tom Laszewski speaks about his latest Oracle book: Oracle Information Integration, Migration, and Consolidation
Packt Publishing’s “Oracle Information Integration, Migration, and Consolidation” was published in September 2011. The book has just received its third successive 5-star review, with praise like the following:
“Reads like an Oracle product catalog with the marketing rubbish removed and the interesting technical details added.”
If “Oracle Information Integration, Migration, and Consolidation” sounds like a daunting title to grasp, then take a look at the following video from author Tom Laszewski:
In this short six minute video, Tom Laszewski explains exactly how this book will benefit you, in a simple a precise manner. As Tom puts it, the book details; “Oracle products, tools and technologies for migrating to Oracle, consolidating databases to Oracle and integrating Oracle and non-Oracle application and database environments.”
This practical tutorial helps you to leverage products like SQL Developer, as well as Data Hubs and 11gR2 Database. It covers everything from the early background of information integration and the impact of SOA, to products like Oracle GoldenGate and Oracle Data Integrator.
A whole host of IT professionals will benefit from this book: DBAs, application or data architects, data integration specialists running Oracle database or middleware. Also application developers and technical and project leads with a focus on master data management, data warehousing, and data consolidation.
Tom Laszweski is also the co-author of Packt Publishing’s “Oracle Modernization Solutions” published in September 2008, again with the success of three 5-star reviews to date.
This book combines case studies with practical examples of how to implement modernization techniques using Oracle (and partner) products to modernize to the Oracle Platform.
About the Author :
Tom Laszewski has over 20 years of experience in databases, middleware, software development, management, and building strong technical partnerships. He is currently the Cloud Migration Director in Oracle's Server Technology organization. He established the initial business and technical relationships with Oracle's migration SIS and tools partners. His main responsibility is successful completion of migration projects initiated through the Oracle partner ecosystem and Oracle Sales. These migration projects involve mainframe service enablement and integration, mainframe re-host and re-architecture, and Sybase, DB2, SQL Server, Informix database migrations, and migrations to the Oracle Cloud product offerings. Tom works on a daily basis with TCS, Infosys, and niche migration systems integrators, customer technical architectures, CTOs and CIOs, and Oracle account managers to ensure the success of migration projects. Most recently, Tom is spending a significant amount of his time enabling Cloud computing service providers on the Oracle software and hardware stack. This involves architecting future-proof cloud infrastructure solutions utilizing Oracle Exadata, Oracle Exalogic, Oracle Virtual Server, Sun Blade Servers, Oracle Database, Oracle Fusion Middleware, and Oracle Enterprise Linux.
Before Oracle, Tom held technical and project management positions at Sybase and EDS. He has provided strategic and technical advice to several start-up companies in the Database, Blade, XML, and storage areas. Tom holds a Master of Science in Computer Information Systems from Boston University.