COLLABORATE 13 - The IOUG Forum Update for March 20, 2013

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Oracle's Mark Hurd to Speak at COLLABORATE 13 

Mark Hurd

President of Oracle Corporation, Mark Hurd, will speak at COLLABORATE 13 in Denver this April. Hurd, who joined Oracle in 2010, brings over 30 years of technology experience to the industry. As President of Oracle Corporation, Hurd oversees the corporate direction and strategy for Oracle’s global field operations, including marketing, sales, consulting, alliances and channels, and support. With a focus on customers, Hurd says. “It’s our job as a company to help our customers save money and innovate.”

Attend COLLABORATE 13 – The IOUG Forum this April and get the opportunity to hear the latest news in the industry from one of the men behind it all, Mark Hurd. Register today!

Big Data at COLLABORATE 13 – The IOUG Forum

Ever wonder what to do with all of the data collected? Need a hand on the proper way to store it? Register today for COLLABORATE 13 – The IOUG Forum and learn everything you need to know about Big Data. In addition, hear Ari Kaplan speak on Sport Analytics. Kaplan, a long time Chicago Cubs statistical analysis professional talks about his experiences working in sports as well as how the industry has changed over the years.

Big Data Education:

Big Data sessions at COLLABORATE 13 – The IOUG Forum will cover solutions like parallel processing and innovative data mining solutions, as well as specific technologies like Hadoop and scalable storage options.

Take advantage of sessions like:

  • The New Rules for Relational Databases, Susan Roberts
  • Data Warehousing and Big Data with the Latest Generation of Database Technology, Hermann Baer, Oracle Corporation
  • Machine Learning on Big Data with Apache Mahout, Albert Hui, Thoughtcorp

There's even more on Big Data education in the Session Scheduler! Search by product, speaker or the keywords that matter most to you and build your personal conference schedule.

IOUG Plug-in To Denver

Can’t make it to Denver in April? IOUG has you covered! Stay up-to-date on the latest user-driven education and gain access to training with IOUG's Plug-in to Denver, for only $299. Virtual training is a cost-effective way for your company to receive top of the line training directly from the experts. Take advantage of two education packed curriculums: High Availability, Disaster Recovery, Manageability Curriculum and Performance, Scalability and Internals Track.

Plus, virtual event registrants will get an exclusive pass to a Webinar Q&A with Tom Kyte following the event on May 7! Visit Tom Kyte's blog to read about his latest Oracle education posts.

Reasons To Register Through IOUG

Forum, April 7-11 in Denver, CO
will include 5 full days of training
and the opportunity to network with over 5,000 Oracle experts, strategists and users in attendance. In addition, view the additional benefits offered only for IOUG registrants:

  • Pre-Conference Workshops – Take advantage of a complimentary extra day of Oracle deep-dive training on April 7. Session topics include performance and internals, security, webcenter, RAC, maximum availability architecture and the IOUG Strategic Leadership Program.
  • Hands- On Labs  Priority seating as an IOUG registrant to the following sessions:
    • Upgrade to the Latest Generation of Oracle Database and Consolidate Your Databases Using Best Practices
    • Hacking, Cracking, Attacking – OH MY!
    • RAC Attack!
    • Fine Tune Your SQL Troubleshooting Skills
  • IOUG's Strategic Leadership Program Want a seat at the table with senior IT management? Participate in this exclusive program geared towards Senior DBAs, IT Managers and seasoned IT professionals. (By invitation only; please indicate your interest during registration.)