Get Specialized Training from IOUG Bootcamps

COLLABORATE 10 - IOUG Forum, taking place April 18-22 in Las Vegas, Nevada, features hundreds of real-world education sessions on Oracle technology best practices. And now, you can receive specialized training via its new Bootcamp series, free to IOUG attendees! Register by April 8 to be entered into a drawing for a Carnival Cruise* of your choice and attend one of the following Bootcamps:

Storage - Monday, April 19

"Better, Faster and Stronger" does not just apply to development these days! SSD, ASM, Terabyte Caches -- it's all enough to make your head spin. Our top storage presenters are here to put everything back into perspective, so we can make better decisions on selecting the best technologies to apply in the most appropriate situations. You'll discover why this area of technology is far from one-side-fits-all -- and growing faster than any other in terms of value for the dollar!

Manageability - Monday, April 19

Learn everything about manageability in this one-day Bootcamp. This includes sessions on Oracle indexing, Oracle capacity planning and Advanced RMAN Backup and Recovery. Walk away with tips on how to be more productive and reduce management costs and scale.

IOUG Performance Tuning RAC Environments - Tuesday, April 20

While tuning Oracle RAC databases shares a lot of similarities with tuning non-RAC database, the complexity and special architecture of Oracle RAC bring some special challenges for RAC tuning. Join this one-day Bootcamp to learn expert tips and techniques from Oracle RAC Tuning professionals. The technical sessions will cover many different aspects of RAC monitoring and tuning, such as RAC cluster interconnect, RAC background processes, real-life RAC tuning methodology, performance monitoring and tuning using Enterprise Manager, AWR, ADDM.

11gR2 - Wednesday, April 21

Join us for the Oracle 11g Bootcamp to learn the latest and greatest information about Oracle 11gR2. Whether your specific interest is RAC, clusterware, ASM, RMAN, using the new 'editions' feature, general new enhancements in 11gR2 or what's changed since 11gR1, all you need to know is right here in one place!

Virtualization - Wednesday, April 21

The Virtualization Bootcamp will provide critical information on using Oracle Enterprise Manager, Oracle in a VMware environment, virtualized Oracle and Sun environments and much more. We also are offering a Deep Dive, Sun Virtualization Technology for Oracle Technology Professionals, for only $230 for IOUG attendees.

Oracle on Linux for IBM System z Bootcamp/Workshop (at IBM Las Vegas) - Tuesday, April 20 - Wednesday, April 21

Join Gaylan Braselton at IBM, Las Vegas for the hands-on Oracle on Linux for System Z Workshop. DBAs, system administrators and planners are invited to participate in lectures and hands-on lab exercises. Please note: Space is limited, and pre-registration is required.

Oracle MAA on Linux for System z Workshop - Tuesday, April 20 - Wednesday, April 21

Learn how to implement a database in a RAC/ASM/Grid Control environment on Linux for IBM System Z. During this hands-on training, learn to manage an Oracle database in an Oracle MAA environment.

Better, Faster, Stronger SQL Development - Monday, April 19 - Tuesday, April 20

Want to make sure your code is doing what it's designed to do in the most efficient and effective way possible? Picking up an alternative language that might be better suited to your application may be the answer. Learn why it's important to keep your language selections flexible and growing with the times, and make your programs communicate in the most powerful ways possible! We've brought together our best personal coding trainers available to make your code better, faster and stronger (BFS)!

Business Intelligence - Monday, April 19 - Tuesday, April 20

The two-day BI Bootcamp at Get Analytical with BIWA Training Days, a "conference within a conference" at COLLABORATE, will teach you the current state of affairs in Oracle Data Warehousing, Business Intelligence, Advanced Analytics and EPM. The agenda will begin with the "Oracle Data Warehouse Strategic Update" keynote session by Ray Roccaforte, Oracle Vice President, and continue with IOUG President, Ian Abramson discussing ETL frameworks. The highlight of the second day is "The Future of Business Intelligence and New Directions in Management Reporting" keynote session by Robert Gersten, Oracle Senior Vice President. The Bootcamp ends in the panel session "Get Analytical, Drive More Value via BIWA Technology."

Security - Tuesday, April 20 - Wednesday, April 21

As security continues to be an important topic for businesses, providing secure environments continues to challenge the technology professional. This Bootcamp will look at security from databases to applications and how to incorporate new features that provide secure configurations. Not only are there discussions on best practices for securing the environment, but topics to examine compliance, governance and auditing. Sessions include Oracle 11g security, APEX hardening, Encryption and Data Masking, Critical Patch Updates, Strong Authentication in Web Applications, Virtual Private Databases, Real-Time Auditing and Data Governance.

Register Today

While Bootcamps are free to IOUG attendees, pre-registration is required. Simply choose a Bootcamp when registering. Make sure to choose priority code AD10 during the demographic section (step 4) of the registration process to be entered into a drawing for a Carnival Cruise* of your choice!

Book Your Discounted Housing

Make sure to book housing** with the IOUG to take advantage of our low rates! Benefits of staying in the COLLABORATE 10 block include:

  • Up to $500 in airfare credit on a return flight when you stay the Mandalay Bay or THEhotel
  • Special amenities, such as complimentary Internet, entry in prize drawings and waived resort fees***
  • Proximity to events
  • No travel time between locations
  • Security of room reservations
  • Onsite support
  • Networking opportunities

*The winner of the Carnival Cruise drawing will receive $1,000 from IOUG to be put toward the cost of the cruise.

**Housing reservations can only be made after you register. Instructions can be found in your registration confirmation e-mail.

***Not all conference hotels offer all amenities.