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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.

Posted July 17, 2013

Be on the lookout for more webcast information as IOUG plans its revamped schedule and education offerings. Visit IOUG's website for more information on the current webcasts on-demand.

Posted July 17, 2013

Be on the lookout for more webcast information as IOUG plans its revamped schedule and education offerings. Visit IOUG's website for more information on the current webcasts on-demand.

Posted July 03, 2013

At COLLABORATE 14 - IOUG Forum (April 7-11, 2014), IOUG will bring the Oracle user community the latest resources on Oracle 12c. Going far deeper than just a preview of the technology, the conference will feature even more 12c real-world insights from the IOUG community, as part of the IOUG's mission to understand user requirements and communicate them to Oracle to deliver a better end-product to Oracle customers.

Posted July 03, 2013

With the release of Oracle Database 12c, the input and knowledge of the Oracle users community is more important than ever. IOUG President Michelle Malcher was recently featured on both Forbes and SearchOracle, where she spoke about the value of IOUG member participation in 12c beta testing and new features of the database, respectively.

Posted July 03, 2013

On June 25, 2013, Oracle announced the release of its next-generation database technology Oracle Database 12c. View the Independent Oracle Users Group's press release on 12c here.

Posted July 03, 2013

Coming soon to a city near you are two interactive one day in-person training events, brought to you by IOUG. These sessions deliver IOUG's top member rated content from COLLABORATE 13. Workshops have limited availability given the direct one-to-one interaction provided.

Posted June 19, 2013

Is your company using any Oracle product to reduce their environmental footprint while improving their operational efficiency? Are they reducing their energy usage? Reducing gas usage? Going paperless? You and your partner may be a likely nominee for Oracle's Eco-Enterprise Innovation Award, part of the Oracle Excellence awards.

Posted June 19, 2013

The Oracle Exadata Database Machine is designed to be a highly performant and available platform for running the Oracle Database. In this session we will discuss the new X3 Exadata product and other Exadata products enhancements. Topics will include: system and software architecture, deployment strategies, performance, administration, applications, and high availability. After attending this webinar, attendees will have a better understanding of the Exadata architecture and the usage of the components and internals of the solution.

Posted June 12, 2013

Join the IOUG to learn how CernerWorks, the remote hosting division of Cerner, a global health IT company, upgraded their Oracle Enterprise Manager system from 11g to 12c.

Posted May 16, 2013

Ever have a few alerts on your database home page that you could really care less about? Are there ones that would be of some value if they just had a different threshold? Adjusting the metrics and thresholds that come with the database is a pretty simple process that can add a lot of value or just eliminate some annoyances.

Posted May 16, 2013

Oracle Enterprise Manager (EM) 12c is the comprehensive enterprise management product especially suited for Oracle infrastructure and applications, including Oracle Database Server, Fusion Middleware and Oracle Linux, writes Leighton L. Nelson, lead database administrator at Mercy Technology Services, in a new white paper. Fortunately, he observes, if you already have a previous version deployed, Enterprise Manager provides the framework for seamlessly upgrading your environment. Ensuring that there is minimal disruption to services is important for organizations that have already invested significant time and effort into enhancing their environment with custom reporting, job scheduling and user-defined metrics - and need to ensure that there is minimal disruption to these services.

Posted May 16, 2013

The IOUG's annual Enterprise Best Practices / Enterprise Manager Special Interest Group (SIG) meeting was a resounding success. And, virtual participation was welcomed, via tweets displayed on a large projection screen. Customers had the opportunity to ask Oracle for future enhancements, highlight what was working well and where challenge areas were.

Posted May 16, 2013

A new book from Oracle focuses on cloud computing - one of the hottest topics in IT today - and how Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c can play a strategic role in helping IT staffs deliver this service delivery model to their constituents. Cloud adoption is expanding and by now it is a critical part of most enterprises' IT agendas. However, the advantages of cloud computing, including the ability to gain organizational agility, foster innovation, and lower TCO, depend on organizations' ability to make the right choices from the start.

Posted May 16, 2013

Enterprise Manager 12c Release 2 plugin Update 1 was released in February, 2013, providing several new cloud management features such as Schema as a Service and Snap Clone. While the relevance of Schema as a Service is in the context of new database services, Snap Clone is useful in performing functional testing on pre-existing data, explains Sudip Datta, vice president of product management for Oracle Systems Management products, in a recent blog.

Posted May 16, 2013

No administrator wants to be in a situation where a problem occurred an hour ago and they no longer have any information on it because they only have real-time data. In addition, administrators also want to be able to answer the question that typically comes up when everything was running fine one day and fails to perform on the next: "What has changed?" For these reasons, administrators need historical information to refer to at all tiers of the application. This includes the host as well as visibility across the stack of both monitoring and configuration data to answer, writes Glen Hawkins, senior director of product management, Middleware and Application Management at Oracle, in a blog titled, "Demystifying WebLogic and Fusion Middleware Management."

Posted May 16, 2013

Don't miss these upcoming Oracle webcasts: Designing the Database Cloud-A Webcast for Architects; My Oracle Support Training on Demand; Big Data, Big Challenges, Big Opportunities; Oracle Storage Expert Center: Engineered Systems Backup.

Posted May 01, 2013

As part of IOUG's continued efforts to support year-round engagement and education on Oracle's Engineered Systems, this year's COLLABORATE 13 - IOUG Forum includes a full week curriculum on products like Exadata, Exalogic, Exalytics, Oracle Database Appliance and the SPARC SuperCluster.

Posted April 10, 2013

Ari Kaplan, former Chicago Cubs Statistics Manager and past IOUG President, will speak Thursday, April 11 on Sports Analytics in Action at the IOUG closing session.

Posted April 10, 2013

Sunday, April 7 marked the beginning of this year's COLLABORATE Oracle users conference. Over 5,000 Oracle users, experts and solutions providers descended upon Denver to join IOUG, OAUG and Quest International users groups to kick off a week full of education, networking and making business plans.

Posted April 10, 2013

Register in advance of the COLLABORATE 13 - IOUG Forum and save more than $300! Less than a week away, the premier conference of the year is geared up and ready to take you and your career to the next level.

Posted April 03, 2013

Posted March 27, 2013

Posted March 27, 2013

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