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KSAOUG Connnect With Francisco and Nassyam – All about Global Data Services (GDS)

Saturday, Jul 15, 2023

1:00pm – 2:00pm

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Oracle User Group is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting to encourage Oracle Professionals to leverage their skills from the global experts.

KSAOUG Connnect With Francisco and Nassyam

Session Title: All about Global Data Services (GDS) – Geo-distributed solution for Oracle GoldenGate and Active Data Guard

Abstract: Oracle GoldenGate and Oracle Active Data Guard allow for the distribution of application workloads across replicated databases, but when applications are spread across geo-distributed databases, it is a challenge to efficiently use all the databases for the best performance and availability. In this session, hear from an Oracle Product Development expert about how the Global Data Services feature of Oracle Database provides region-based workload routing, load balancing, and service failover across replicas while enabling a seamless distributed private data cloud for your IT. Learn how you can load-balance read/write workloads in active/active Oracle GoldenGate and load-balance read-only workloads across Oracle Active Data Guard reader farms, among numerous other use cases.

Speaker: Francisco Munoz Alvarez | Distinguished Product Manager, Oracle

Bio: Francisco Munoz Alvarez is an author and popular speaker at many Oracle conferences around the world. He was also the founder of LAOUC and actual President of CLOUG (Chilean Oracle Users Group), APACOUC (APAC Oracle Users Group Community, which is the umbrella organization for all of APAC), IAOUG (Independent Australian Oracle Users Group), SGOUG (Singapore Oracle Users Group), and NZOUG (New Zealand Oracle Users Group). He also worked in the first team to introduce Oracle to South America (Oracle 6 and the beta version of Oracle 7). He was also the first Master Oracle 7 Database Administrator in South America, as well as the first Latin American Oracle professional to be awarded a double ACE (ACE in 2008 and ACE Director in 2009) by Oracle HQ. In 2010, he had the privilege to receive a prestigious Oracle Magazine Editor’s Choice Award as the Oracle Evangelist of the Year–a huge recognition for his outstanding achievements in the Oracle world including the creation and organization of the already famous OTN Tours that are the biggest Oracle evangelist events in the world.

Currently, Francisco works for Oracle, as a Distinguished Product Manager for Maximum Availability Architecture (MAA) and Competitive Intelligence.

Speaker: Nassyam Basha | Business Architecture Manager

Bio: Introducing Nassyam Basha, a seasoned Senior Database Administrator and expert in Production Oracle DBA. With an impressive eleven-year track record, he currently holds the position of Cloud Advisory Manager at Accenture Enkitec Group. Nassyam’s educational background includes a master’s degree in Computer Applications from the esteemed University of Madras. In recognition of his exceptional skills and knowledge, he bestowed the prestigious title of Oracle ACE Director in 2015, along with achieving the esteemed Oracle 11g Certified Master accreditation.

Nassyam’s passion for Oracle extends beyond his professional role. He actively engages in Oracle-related forums, notably the renowned “OTN/ODevC,” where his contributions have earned him the esteemed status of Super Hero. Recognized as a Guru by Oracle support, Nassyam also serves as an OTN/ODevC Moderator, sharing his expertise and guiding fellow professionals. His insightful articles have been featured in esteemed platforms such as IOUG Select, ODevC, Medium, UKOUG Scene, and Toad World.

As an advocate for Oracle technology, Nassyam maintains a highly informative blog at, where he shares his expertise and keeps readers updated on the latest developments in the field. For further connections and professional inquiries, Nassyam can be reached on LinkedIn at

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