Register to Attend Oracle Developers Day & Hackathon

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Are you a software or application developer, join us for this hands-on experience to manage your Cloud way with Oracle Cloud.

Join the Hackathon challenge to develop an application using any of the Oracle Cloud offerings — Java, Database, Developer & Mobile Cloud services and get the chance to be a co-founder of a start-up company fully supported and funded by multinational organizations.

Oracle will cover:

  • Database as a Service key principles
  • Using the Oracle Database Cloud Service
  • Migrating databases to the cloud and back
  • Cloud databases from the DBA and developer perspectives
  • Java & Cloud Services

The Hackathon: During the experience, develop an application using any of the Oracle Cloud offerings – Java, Database, Developer & Mobile Cloud services and get the chance of grabbing exciting prizes.

KCB will incubate the winning Application idea from prototype to market launch and use their market reach and expertise to drive it to success.

Event Details

  • Dates: Oct 4 – 7, 2016
  • Time: 8:30 AM – 5:00 Pm
  • Venue: KCB Leadership Center, Karen

Don’t miss this once in a life time experience and book your place now!


 Participants should bring their own laptops to connect to the workshop environment. Laptops must be able to access the internet via Oracle Wi-Fi and be configurable for SSL/VPN (instructions and a test will be provided).

Oracle Centre of Excellence Launched at @iLabAfrica

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The Oracle Centre of Excellence was launched on 10th September 2014 at @iLabAfrica Strathmore University. The Center which is set to become the focal point of Oracle training and resources in Kenya was officially opened by the cabinet secretary for ICT Dr. Fred Matiang’i. The minister was pleased to return to Strathmore again for yet another important milestone in nurturing ICT Skills for Kenya. Dr. Matiang’i   lauded the collaboration between government and private sector saying it was what would help narrow the skills gap in ICTs in the country. He invited Oracle to expand the program across other universities in Kenya so as to tap into the great talent possessed by the youth in Kenya.


The Oracle Centre of Excellence at Strathmore University is a state-of-the-art computer lab that will be used to train teachers and students at secondary and university level across the country in oracle technologies, such as Java and Oracle 11 g databases. The lab which has a capacity of more than 30 pcs is part of the Oracle Academy program and is already running the first course in Oracle database administrator.


The Oracle team was led by the country manager for Kenya Dr Gilbert Saggia accompanied by Njeri Maina the business manager  Oracle Academy Africa , James Richardson the manager of for Oracle Academy EMEA and other team members from Oracle.  In attendance was also the Director of @iLabAfrica Dr. Joseph Sevilla. Dr. Sevilla in his remarks pointed out that @iLabAfrica has feet on the ground to impart students with skills relevant in the industry. The Oracle Centre of Excellence would play a big role in helping out @iLabAfrica in this mandate.  The Dean of the Faculty of IT Dr. Joseph Orero and other members of the faculty also graced the landmark launch.

Oracle Software Powers The Internet – Event at Crown Plaza

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Oracle is in most enterprises we feel are Kenyan in their narrative. However, very few of us know where Oracle “plays”. So on the 25th October 2013 at Crown Plaza, Upper Hill, Nairobi, Oracle Kenya will show what they have been doing both in the public and private enterprise space. All Java users and developers are welcome.

To attend, register for the Kenya Java Day here.

Below is the program for the day:

9.00 am – 9.30 a.m.

Introduction – Oracle in the Enterprise?

9.30 a.m – 10.10 a.m.

Partnering with Oracle in the Public Sector – MinOFinance / Counties

10.10 a.m – 11.00 a.m

Partnering with Oracle in the Private Sector – Integration of Safcom Systems, and Equity Bank.

11.30 a.m – 1.00 pm:

Enabling Enterprise Development and Deployment

Oracle JDeveloper (ecosystem) – Java EE Application Server

Oracle Exalogic server – Enterprise application infrastructure



Mobility and Cloud – Oracle in Mobile Space

3.00 p.m. – 4.00p.m.

What does Oracle have for developers in the Cloud


Q and A + Mingling

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