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Upcoming qtrly meeting – November 9th 2017

Mark Your Calendars – OOUG Q4 Meeting – November 9, 2017

 Want to spend a whole day learning about Oracle application containers(newest offering in 12.2), data and database security, insert statement internals for Oracle DBA’s and a highly technical session on Oracle performance tuning? We are excited to announce that Daniel Morgan, the man behind Morgan’s library, will be our guest speaker for the OOUG Q4 meeting. He is a retired Oracle instructor from the University of Washington, a member of the executive boards for the Vancouver and Victoria Oracle Users Groups in Canada, a member of NYOUG, the co-founder of the International GoldenGate Oracle Users Group along with several other board memberships. His website, Morgan’s library( is wealth of information on Oracle databases technologies. Mr. Morgan is a regular contributor at Oracle conferences and forums around the world such as  OpenWorld, Collaborate, ODTUG Kaleidoscope, IOUC International Leadership Conference and others.

Meeting Location :

Dublin Community Recreation Center at Coffman Park
5600 Post Rd Dublin, OH 43017 (614) 410-4550
This facility provides free wireless internet access
Please RSVP to:

Meeting Cost (please note the new price) :

Annual individual membership, $40 per person, otherwise it is $25 per meeting.

Annual corporate membership is $250, and allows up to 7 people to attend per meeting from that company.

Meeting Schedule:
08:00 – 09:00 A.M: Registration / Breakfast
09:00 – 10:00 A.M: Oracle Application Containers(new in database 12.2)
10:00 -11:00 AM: Software Defined Everything for Oracle DBAs (on the impact Cloud and DevOps is having on our profession).
11:20 – 12:00 A.M: Data and Database Security for Oracle DBAs
12:00 – 01:00 AM: Lunch
01:00 – 2:00 P.M: Insert Statements for Oracle DBAs
02:00 – 3:00 P.M: Oracle Performance Tuning (very technical and focusing on the fact that rewriting SQL is often not the best solution)
03:00- 03:30 p.m: Member Announcements, Gift Drawings

Bio:  Oracle ACE Director Dan Morgan is the Morgan behind Morgan’s Library.

Education: In 2009 Morgan retired from teaching at the University of Washington where he wrote the Oracle program and served as its primary instructor. In addition to his work at UW Morgan also served as an adviser to the outreach program at the University of California Berkeley, was a consultant on Oracle to Harvard University, and as a guest lecturer at numerous universities including the University of Oslo (Norway), the University of Canterbury (New Zealand), Techologico de Costa Rica, and Universidad Latina de Panama. In 2014 Morgan taught a Master Class for IOUG as part of the “New Challenges & Opportunities Facing DBAs” series. Since then Morgan has continued his worldwide travels focusing on the three S’s: Stability, Security, and Scalability.

User Groups: Morgan is a member of the executive boards for the Vancouver and Victoria Oracle Users Groups in Canada, a member of NYOUG, the co-founder of the International GoldenGate Oracle Users Group, a former Board member of the Western Washington Oracle Users Group, a former Chair of the Washington Software Association’s Database Special Interest Group. Morgan has also been a member of UKOUG, the International Oracle zSeries SIG, the Oracle RAC SIG, and BAARF.

Community: Mr. Morgan is a regular contributor at Oracle conferences and forums around the world presenting at conferences including OpenWorld, Collaborate, ODTUG Kaleidoscope, IOUC International Leadership Conference, and has presented or taught Oracle in Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Denmark, Ecuador, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Japan, Latvia, Mexico, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Panama, Peru, Serbia, Sweden, Thailand, UK, Uruguay,  and the US.

Consulting: Currently Morgan focuses his efforts on consulting for Tier 1 enterprise clients in aerospace, telecommunications, e-commerce and the cloud. Morgan’s background in “databases” began on IBM mainframes in 1969 has has included Informix, DB2, Sybase, SQL Server, and Teradata in addition to Oracle.







Rich Niemiec Speaking on Oracle12c in Columbus, OH

Aug 27, 2014

4:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Columbus Brewing Company


Rich Niemiec

Rich Niemiec is a world renowned Oracle Expert, and currently serves as an Executive Advisor to Rolta International Board of Directors. Rich is an Oracle Ace Director and was a co-founder and the CEO of TUSC, a Chicago-based systems integrator of Oracle-based business solutions started in 1988. TUSC was named Oracle Partner of the Year, 6 times.

Rolta is an international market leader in IT-based geospatial solutions, and caters to the diverse industries of infrastructure, telecom, electric, airports, defense, homeland security, urban development, town planning and environmental protection.

Rich is part of an elite group of only six originally honored worldwide Oracle Certified Masters. In 2012, he authored the #1 Oracle bestseller “Oracle 11g Release 2 Performance Tuning Tips & Techniques”, an update of his previous 3 Oracle best sellers on OracleBi, Oracle9i and Oracle 10g Performance Tuning. Rich was inducted into the Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame in 1988. Don’t miss out on joining Rich Niemiec on August 27th at the CBC.

Register Today!

Questions? Please contact Liz Kolbe at or (614) 202-7330

Collaborate Conference in April 2014

As a member of Ohio Oracle Users Group, we know that the latest education on Oracle technology and applications is important to you and your organization. COLLABORATE 14 – IOUG Forum presents a unique opportunity to get cutting-edge training on topics like Database PerformanceBusiness IntelligenceBig Data and so many more.

Join us in Las Vegas from April 7-11, and you will be able to walk right up to Oracle ACE speakers and industry experts and receive hands-on training from the best of the best. If 12is on your mind, then COLLABORATE 14 – IOUG Forum has to be your next stop as it is the first major conference that will dive into the real-world usage of 12c.

For as low as $1,710, you will obtain the most up-to-date training from technology experts in your particular area of focus and have the opportunity to network with more than 5,500 Oracle expert users.

Download this letter to help justify your attendance and show your organization why COLLABORATE 14 – IOUG Forum is the event you need to be at!

IOUG Attendee Exclusives:

IOUG registrants gain access to these exclusive educational and networking opportunities:

Pre-Conference Workshops – Join us on Monday, April 7 for a complimentary day of Oracle deep-dive training. Pre-conference Workshop topics include:

  • Security
  • Performance and Internals
  • Oracle Database – New Features
  • Maximum Availability Architecture
  • Cloud Consolidation
  • WebCenter

IOUG’s Strategic Leadership Program  – Get strategic with the IOUG community! This program is geared towards the Senior DBA, IT Manager and seasoned professional interested in getting a seat at the table with senior IT management discussing corporate strategy. Expect to refine and improve your skills at influencing without authority, present business cases and help develop business solutions for your company. (By invitation only; please indicate your interest during registration.)

IOUG Expert Sessions – At the IOUG Forum you have the chance to attend more than 15 expert-led, two-hour sessions that delve further into various Oracle topics. Here is a sneak peek at our stacked deck of Oracle experts:

  • The Best Oracle Database 12c New Features – Rich Niemiec, ROLTA
  • Certifying Application Performance on Exadata – A Real-World Case Study – Gaja Vaidyanatha, DBPerfMan, LLC
  • 12 Things about 12– Tom Kyte, Oracle Corporation

Take an even closer look at all of the great content and networking that COLLABORATE 14 – IOUG Forum has to offer and download the advance program, an in-depth preview of this top Oracle user conference.

Register for the conference today to save up to $600 on cutting-edge, user-driven education you can’t find anywhere else.


Reward yourself for all of your hard work by registering for COLLABORATE 14 – IOUG Forum.

Your career, your boss and your database will thank you for it.

Jan Meeting





The Ohio Oracle User Group (OOUG) is very excited to announce “ASK Tom” Day at our Feb 13th, 2014 meeting. Oracle Corporation’s Tom Kyte will be our guest speaker.


His presentations will cover the following topics :

”The Five Best Things to Happen to SQL”,

“All about Statistics”,

“What Do I Really Need to Know When Upgrading?” and

“Tom’s Top 12 Things about the Latest Generation of Database Technology”.

This will be your chance to “ASK Tom” all your questions, so don’t miss this meeting.

We The Ohio Oracle Users Group look forward to seeing you again!


February meeting info/RSVP