Upcoming Meeting – March 24th, 2017

                        Ohio Oracle Users Group (OOUG) Meeting

We are pleased to invite you to the Ohio Oracle Users Group 1st Quarter meeting on March 24, 2017.  Enjoy a full day of education and networking with Oracle Experts.

The guest speakers are Kai Yu’ and George Spears.

We look forward to seeing you!

Meeting Location:

Quest Conference Center
8405 Pulsar Place
Columbus, OH 43240

Please RSVP to  mbrown7@prodigy.net

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:   Data Warehouse Performance tuning Techniques – George Spears
10:00 – 11:00 A.M:   Oracle DBAs, let’s have a taste of Oracle Database Cloud Service – Kai Yu’
11:00 – 12:00 A.M:  Leveraging Oracle Database In-Memory to accelerate Business Analytic Applications – Kai Yu’
12:00 – 01:00 P.M:   Lunch
01:00 – 02:00 P.M:  Optimize Oracle Database Storage with Storage Tiering – Kai Yu’
02:00 – 03:00 P.M:   Oracle ASM Cluster File System for Private Cloud storage – Kai Yu’
03:00 – 03:30 P.M:  Member Announcements, Gift Drawings



Kai Yu is a senior principal architect in Dell EMC Enterprise Solutions Engineering. Kai spent more than two decades architecting and implementing various Oracle solutions by specializing in Oracle RAC database, Oracle EBS, Virtualization/Cloud, IT End to End Infrastructure including servers, Networking and Storage. Kai has given over 130 presentations in various IT conferences in 20 Countries (IEEE HPCC, Oracle OpenWorlds, IOUG Collaborates, UKOUG, DOAG(Germany), EMEA OUG Harmony, Norway OUG, Australia OUG and New Zealand OUG, All China OU, etc. He also authored more than 30 articles in  technical journals such as IEEE Transactions on Big Data, IOUG Select and Dell Power Solutions and  co-authored Apress book “Expert Oracle RAC12c”. Kai has held the Oracle ACE Director title since 2010 and was featured as Oracle ACE Spotlight by OTN.  He also received the 2011 OAUG Innovator of Year award the 2012 Oracle Excellence Award: Technologist of the Year: Cloud Architect by Oracle Magazine.  Kai has shared all his technical articles and conference presentations on his Oracle blog: https://kyuoracleblog.wordpress.com/.

George Spears


George Spears is the Director of Database Solutions for Oracle National Accounts.  George brings over 30 years of IT experience and technology leadership to his role at Oracle.  George’s original tenure at Oracle was from 1990 to 2010.  George has worked with over half of the Fortune 100 in his role at Oracle, been recognized as National MVP for multiple years at Oracle, founded various competitive programs, and presented at Oracle Open World.  After a short period away, George returned in 2014 in his current role as Director of Database Solutions. In George’s current role, he is responsible for all Database and Engineered Systems technology within Oracle’s National organization. George has an in-depth understanding of how Oracle’s technologies and products can help customers solve today’s challenging business problems.

In addition to Oracle, George has worked for both EMC and IBM, as well as the United States Air Force.