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    IOUG’s Oracle Database 12c Cloud Series Launches for 2017!

    Hosted in Cooperation with IOUG's Database 12c SIG and Oracle

    IOUG has always been your trusted source for technical information and user insight, and now we’re bringing you a new way to learn about Oracle Database 12c with our “IOUG’s Oracle Database 12c Cloud Series”. Featuring Oracle Database experts, this is more than just a webinar! Each month, our presenters will engage in a dialogue around some of the hottest Oracle Database 12cR2 and Cloud Computing topics, and will illustrate their points with real world examples, demos, and more. As an audience member you’ll also help to drive the direction of these conversations through live polling, live Q&A and pre-event opportunities for input.

    HEAR about the topics you want covered. ASK the questions you need answered. LEARN about Oracle Database 12cR2 and how running databases in the cloud will impact your daily role and your organization's technology strategy.

    FREE – Membership not required!

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    UPCOMING EVENTS

    Join Oracle and community experts as they provide insight into what's new for 12c, discuss common misconceptions, and answer your questions so that you can take full advantage of your database.

    April 18, 2017 - 12:00 - 1:00pm Central Time
    Taking Advantage of Big Data SQL Online or On-Prem

    Whether you're looking at a public, private or hybrid cloud setup (or even no cloud at all!) it's time to start taking advantage of Big Data with your existing Oracle Database applications; leverage your skills, your applications, and your security to get the best performance possible.

    In this session, we'll talk about how this is possible - and how we achieve good performance with queries across the Big Data platform.

    Speaker: Marty Gubar, Oracle Corporation


    Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine

    PREVIOUS SESSIONS

    12 Months of Database 12c: Oracle Database Cloud Service Use on Bare Metal IaaS

    During this session, you’ll hear from Oracle’s Data Management Services Product Manager, Robert Greene about the key features that matter to data technologists.

    Key Topics Include:

    • Integrated network block storage 
    • Object storage 
    • Identity and access management 
    • VPN connectivity 
    • Software-defined Virtual Cloud Network (VCN) 

    This will be an interactive dialogue, so please bring your questions; whether you’re just getting acquainted with in-memory or you have specific technical questions.

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    12 Months of Database 12c: Oracle Database 12c R2 Expert Panel

    Oracle Database 12c Release 2 offers so many new features that only a panel of Oracle ACEs can do them justice. In this session Oracle ACEs Jim Czuprynski, Anuj Mohan, Kai Yu and Rich Niemiec from IOUG will discuss about key new features introduced in Oracle 12c R2. We will share our experience on extensive beta testing and see how any Oracle DBA can take immediate advantage of these new capabilities. 

    Featured Speakers:

    • Jim Czuprynski, Strategic Solutions Architect, OnX Enterprise Solutions LLC
    • Anuj Mohan, Oracle ACE, Technical Account Manager, Data Intensity
    • Rich Niemiec, Executive Advisor, TEC
    • Kai Yu, Senior Principal Engineer, Dell EMC

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    12 Months of Database 12c: The Sweet Treat of Bite-sized Cloud Databases

    Join Oracle and community experts as they give a first look at Oracle's new Exadata Cloud Services, including Exadata express. After an overview and demo of key features, IOUG 12c SIG leader and Oracle ACE Anuj Mohan and Oracle expert Todd Bottger will discuss the most common questions that IOUG members have about where, when and how to utilize cloud services for data. Bring your questions for an interactive dialogue!

    Featured Speakers:

    • Anuj Mohan, Oracle ACE, Technical Account Manager, Data Intensity
    • Todd Bottger, Product Manager, Oracle Corporation

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    Integrating Oracle E-Business Suite with Application Express Panel DiscussionJoin Oracle Product Manager David Peake as he hosts an open discussion on how / why / when / when not to use Application Express (APEX) integrated with E-Business Suite.

    David will be joined by leading experts in the industry to answer questions and provide valuable insight.

    Featured Speakers:
    • David Peake, John Peters, Chad Johnson

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    Securing the Cloud

    To understand the security architecture of the Oracle Database Cloud, you need to understand several different types of users and how they interact in the provisioning and management of a Database Cloud Service, including encryption, user permissions and security policies. Join Oracle Corporation security experts Saikat Saha and George Csaba, and security guru and IOUG past president Michelle Malcher for a lively discussion around Oracle Data Vault and Oracle Key Vault, plus much more! Bring your questions and get ready to secure your database like never before!

    Featured Speakers:

    • Michelle Malcher, Oracle ACE Director
    • George Csaba & Saikat Saba, Oracle Corporation

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    Oracle Database 12c In-Memory – An Optional Feature that is Actually Essential

    During this session, you’ll hear from Oracle’s In-Memory Product Manager, Andy Rivenes, and Oracle ACE Jim Czuprynski about how to configure and populate the in-memory column store, querying, and how joins & aggregation work. Andy and Jim will also discuss what they learned at COLLABORATE 16 that you should know about in-memory best practices. This will be an interactive dialogue, so please bring your questions; whether you’re just getting acquainted with in-memory or you have specific technical questions.

     Featured Speakers:

    • Jim Czuprynski, OnX Enterprise Solutions
    • Andy Rivenes, Oracle Corporation

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    RAC on Database 12c

    Join Oracle Database experts Markus Michaelwicz, Oracle, and Rene Antunez, Pythian, for a lively discussion around why RAC is relevant (and more powerful than ever), the flexibility RAC provides to the database, and the impact on application availability.

    Featured Speakers:

    • Markus Michaelwicz, Oracle Corporation
    • Rene Gustavo Antunez, Pythian

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    Big Data for Oracle Technologists

    More and more Oracle DBAs, Data Center Managers, Architects and Systems Engineers are finding themselves drowning in data. This tsunami of structured and unstructured data presents new challenges for managing storage, accessing and managing data, and producing real-time analytics. In this session, our experts will discuss the tools available to for use with Oracle Database 12c, including Hadoop, Spark, R, and SQL and NoSQL options. Get advice on how to start dealing with Big Data challenges during our Q&A portion, and get a glimpse into the future with our closing discussion on the future skills that are and will be critical to data professionals.

    Speakers:

    • Alex Gorbachev, Pythian
    • Dan Mcclary, Oracle Corporation

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    Everything (Else) You Wanted to Know about Multitenant

    IOUG is pleased to bring back the most popular session of the 2015 "12 Months of Oracle Database 12c" series for Round 2! 

    Join Oracle’s foremost Multitenant expert Patrick Wheeler, and Oracle guru Arup Nanda as they dig into the multitenant architecture, how it simplifies consolidation and enables DBaaS, how it can have a significant on the cost of delivering database services, and how your regular activities--backup, recovery, data 
    guard, security, etc--will change after you change over to multitenant. 

    Featured Speakers: 

    • Arup Nanda, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.; 
    • Patrick Wheeler, Oracle Corporation

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    2015 Sessions

    Your Head Is in the Clouds; Your Data Should Be, Too

    Public Cloud. Private Cloud. Hybrid Cloud. Everyone is talking about the Cloud these days, so why are people so hesitant to move there?

    Join Oracle Database experts Charles Kim, Viscosity North American, Scott Spendolini and Brian Spendolini, Oracle Corporation, for a lively discussion around the best use cases for different cloud setups (and when cloud solutions are not appropriate), how cloud computing can have big benefits for small businesses, and strategies for  addressing the biggest concerns around managing both cloud and on-prem solutions.

    Featured Speakers:

    • Charles Kim, Viscosity North America, 
    • Brian Spendolini, Oracle Corporation, 
    • Scott Spendolini, Oracle Corporation

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    The YesSQL! Movement: Why Developers Should Love Database 12c

    The depth and breadth of opportunities continues to grow for Oracle developers, and your skills as a development professional become more critical every day to your organizations and customers. With the final selections being made for the first ever Oracle Database Developer Choice Awards to be announced soon, this is the perfect time to tell the story of developers and Database 12c.

    Join Oracle Database experts Steven Feuerstein, Oracle Corporation, and a selection of finalists from the Oracle Database Developer Choice Awards for a lively discussion around some of the overlooked features available to developers in Database 12c, their personal recommendations for where and how to apply the right technique from your developer toolkit, and to share their thoughts how the developer community continues to innovate and bring solutions to the surface. As an audience member you’ll also help to drive the direction of these conversations through live polling, live Q&A and pre-event opportunities for input.

    HEAR about the topics you want covered. ASK the questions you need answered. LEARN about Oracle Database 12c in a whole new way. Register today!

    Featured Speakers:

    • Steven Feuerstein, Oracle Corporation
    • Heli Helskysaho, Miracle Finland
    • Patrick Barel, AMIS Services 

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    Partitioning: The Most Important Database Feature You're Not Using Enough

    Performance. Manageability. Availability. Three considerations that are critical for databases and are often viewed as requiring a separate set of strategies, but can all be addressed through partitioning!  

    Join Oracle Database experts Michelle Kolbe, Backcountry.com & Hermann Baer, Oracle Corporation, for a lively discussion around how you can use indexes, tables and other partitioning strategies to squeeze every last ounce of performance out of your database.

    Featured Speakers:

    • Michelle Kolbe, Backcountry.com
    • Hermann Baer, Oracle Corporation

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    Advanced Security Made Easy

    Oracle Database 12c includes lots of new functionality, and the security features are especially important, but this can be an intimidating topic for users. Join Oracle Corporation security experts Todd Bottger and Alan Williams, and security guru and IOUG past president Michelle Malcher for a lively discussion around TDE, data redaction, privileged users, Database Value and more! Bring your questions and get ready to secure your database like never before!

    Featured Speakers:

    • Alan Williams, Oracle
    • Dinesh Rajasekharan, Oracle
    • Michelle Malcher, Wells Fargo
    • Todd Bottger, Oracle

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    High Availability and Data Protection for All Sizes and Scales

    Oracle Multitenant with Oracle Database 12c represents a fundamental re-architecting of the Oracle Database to make it the best platform for database consolidation. Oracle Database 12c multitenantancy is evolutionary, making it simple to consolidate existing Oracle databases to reduce cost. Oracle Multitenant with Oracle Maximum Availability Architecture (MAA) provides high availability and data protection for consolidated database environments where the impact of any outage would otherwise be magnified many times over.

    Spend some time with the Masters of MAA, Larry Carpenter, Oracle MAA and Oracle Data Guard Master, and Joseph Meeks, HA/MAA Product Manager, Oracle Corporation for a lively discussion around High Availability reference architectures, database consolidation planning, migration and uplanned outages. As part of this interactive dialogue, Larry and Joe will also answer your toughest high availability and disaster recovery questions.

    Featured Speakers:

    • Larry Carpenter, Oracle Corporation
    • Joe Meeks, Oracle Corporation

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    Data Wizardry with Storage Optimization

    Oracle Database 12c includes lots of new functionality, some of which streamline management, improve capacity utilization, and increase overall storage performance. If you’re ready to shrink your footprint and improve your application environments, storage optimization will be a key skill set. Join Oracle Database experts Jim Czuprynski, Zero Defect Computing, and Kevin Jernigan, Oracle, for a lively discussion around compression, ASM, partitioning and more! Bring your questions on technologies such as Automatic Data Optimization, Hybrid Columnar Compression, Oracle Intelligent Storage Protocol, and much more, and amaze your boss and co-workers with your storage management knowledge.

    Featured Speakers:

    • Jim Czuprynski, Zero Defect Computing
    • Kevin Kernigan, Oracle Corporation

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    Extreme Database Performance

    Whether it's for upgrading to Database 12c, or looking at what the combination of Engineered Systems and the most recent release of the database can do together, the term "extreme performance" is constantly referenced. But what makes it extreme, and what does that mean to you?

    Join Oracle Database experts Cary Millsap, Method-R, and Tom Kyte, Oracle, for a lively discussion around what drives performance, tips and tricks, and their thoughts on who should be "going to extremes"! Join Oracle Database experts Cary Millsap, Accenture Enkitec Group, and Tom Kyte, Oracle, for a lively discussion around what drives performance, tips and tricks, and their thoughts on who should be "going to extremes"!

    Featured Speakers:

    • Cary Millsap, Method-R
    • Tom Kyte, Oracle Corporation

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    Upgrading to Oracle Database 12c

    Whether you are just starting to explore the world of pluggable databases or are planning a production upgrade in the near future to Oracle Database 12c, this interactive dialogue with Oracle Database upgrade and migration experts Julian Dontcheff and Roy Swonger will give you all the details you need to get started, including:

    • what migration methods are available
    • how they work
    • and which is the best for your needs.

    Featured Speakers:

    • Julian Dontcheff, Accenture 
    • Roy Swonger, Oracle Corporation

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    Oracle Database 12c In-Memory – An Optional Feature that is Actually Essential

    The In-Memory Option for Oracle Database 12c became available 12.1.0.2 database patchset, opening a world of possibilities as far as performance improvement. For companies with a strong need for improved retrieval and analysis speeds (which is everyone), this could be a huge breakthrough, but what does this mean for your current systems? Can you support the RAM requirements? And what happens to all of your current disk storage?

    During this session, you’ll hear from Oracle’s chief in-memory expert Maria Colgan, and Oracle ACE Christo Kutrovsky about the best ways to start taking advantage of the in-memory option, how this differs from a pure in-memory database, and what it means for your current future systems needs planning. This will be an interactive dialogue, so please bring your questions; whether you’re just getting acquainted with in-memory or you have specific technical questions.

     Featured Speakers:

    • Christo Kutrovsky, Senior Consultant, Pythian
    • Maria Colgan, Product Manager, Oracle Corporation

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    Everything You Wanted to Know about Multitenant

    You’ve heard about the multitenant feature of Oracle Database 12c, but why does it matter to your company? Lots of reasons. Join Oracle’s foremost Multitenant expert Patrick Wheeler, and Oracle guru Arup Nanda as they dig into the multitenant architecture, how it simplifies consolidation and enables DBaaS, how it can have a significant on the cost of delivering database services, and how your regular activities--backup, recovery, data guard, security, etc--will change after you change over to multitenant. 

    Featured Speakers: 

    • Arup Nanda, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.; 
    • Patrick Wheeler, Oracle Corporation

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    Big Data SQL - Why, What and How

     Big Data SQL is Oracle's unique approach to providing unified query over data in Oracle Database, Hadoop, and NoSQL. Join our expert presenters for a discussion on topics including: why SQL is a great for Big Data analysis; what is happening in Big Data Projects; and how familiar tools can be used to develop and execute Big Data queries.

    Featured Speakers: 

    • Rich Niemiec, President, Rolta TUSC
    • Martin Gubar, Director of Product Management, Oracle Corporation

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