Michelle Malcher

Michelle Malcher, president of Independent Oracle User Group (IOUG), is a DBA  team lead with several years of experience in database development, design and administration. She has expertise in security, performance tuning, data modeling and database architecture of very large database environments. As an Oracle ACE Director, she enjoys sharing knowledge about best practices involving database environments. She has authored articles and a book, “Oracle Database Administration for the Microsoft SQL Server DBA,” and is a co-author for “Oracle Database 12c: Install, Configure & Maintain Like a Professional” and “Oracle Database 11g Beginner’s Guide.” 

Articles by Michelle Malcher

Using the Oracle Database 12c Multitenant features sets up the 12c environment in a way that provides some additional flexibility and supports a move to a pluggable databases setting. If database instances are created as CDB with a single PDB, and the requirement comes to consolidate several of these instances together, the move to a Multitenant environment is a whole lot easier.

Posted April 04, 2014

IT organizations see benefit in providing cloud services and database as a service in consolidation environments and in being able to deliver the needed business solutions quickly and cost-effectively. A first step to starting the journey to providing databases as a service is to consolidate database environments, and the Oracle Database 12c actually provides a great way to do just that.

Posted December 04, 2013

Independent Oracle Users Group (IOUG) members will be out in force at OpenWorld 2013 - presenting more than 40 sessions on the topics you want to learn about most. Celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, the IOUG represents the independent voice of Oracle technology and database professionals and allows them to be more productive in their business and careers through context-rich education, sharing best practices, and providing technology direction and networking opportunities.

Posted August 21, 2013

At the recent Oracle users conference COLLABORATE 13, IOUG hosted an evening hands-on lab for attendees. The turnout was great—even after a full day of conference sessions. What topic drew such a dedicated crowd? Two words: Performance Tuning.

Posted June 05, 2013