Registration Opens for IOUG Master Class Series

IOUG Master Classes are two interactive one-day Oracle training events. These sessions deliver IOUG's top member rated content from COLLABORATE 13. Workshops have limited availability given the direct one-to-one interaction provided.

Master Class: Maximum Availability Architecture

October 15: Milwaukee, WI

October 16: Rochester, NY


  • Joe Meeks, Director of Product Management with Oracle's Database High Availability Group in Server Technologies
  • Larry Carpenter, Distinguished Product Manager at Oracle and is a member of the Maximum Availability Architecture Product Management team in Server Technologies with a focus on Oracle’s High Availability and Disaster Recovery technologies

During this one-day interactive training event Oracle experts Joe Meeks and Larry Carpenter will walk you through a progression of high availability and disaster recovery architecture and Maximum Availability Architecture best practices that address the complete range of service level requirements. You will learn how to utilize the same MAA infrastructure used to prevent unplanned outages to also minimize or eliminate downtime required for planned maintenance.

Acquire real world examples that you can bring back to your job from an interactive dialogue with two instructors who have a combined 60 years of experience with high availability architectures and data protection. Training includes open Q&A that will allow you to have your pressing HA/DR questions answered. This event is a must for anyone looking to gain practical knowledge on creating highly available Oracle Database environments.

Master Class: Performance Forecasting

November 6: Chicago, IL

November 8: Atlanta, GA 


  • Craig Shallahamer, Founder & President of OraPub, Oracle performance researcher, writer, teacher, and distinguished speaker

Every DBA must answer forecasting questions when training budgets are heavily focused on what has already happened implementing new features and database operations like backups and patching. This one-day interactive training session will help bridge the gap between questions and introduce you to the world of hands-on practical DBA forecasting and predictive analysis.
Join respected Oracle Expert, Craig Shallahamer for an introduction to how forecasting works, how to methodically forecast, your modeling options, selecting the most appropriate models and where to get the performance data. Craig will also be exploring the two most likely models you'll use and focusing on applying queuing theory. Gain knowledge from this step-by-step guide of performance including case studies and real world examples. Join us as we make performance forecasting part of your routine!

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