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Five Minute Briefing - Oracle
April 19, 2017

Published in conjunction with the Independent Oracle Users Group (IOUG), this bi-weekly publication contains news, market research, insight for the Oracle ecosystem, as well as IOUG news and information. Subscribers also receive IOUG ResearchWire, a bi-monthly reseach report for the Oracle community.

News Flashes

Oracle has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Wercker, a company based in Amsterdam, Netherlands, that provides a Docker-native continuous integration and deployment automation platform for Kubernetes and microservice deployments.

Oracle is collaborating with Docker to release its flagship databases, middleware, and developer tools into the Docker Store marketplace via the Docker Certification Program. This will enable developers to build cloud-native applications using Docker Enterprise Edition as their container platform and Oracle's databases and developer tools immediately available as Docker containers through the Docker Store.

The University of Wyoming has selected Oracle Cloud to provide a modern and synchronized technology platform. The university says its strategic Oracle Cloud implementation, named "WyoCloud," will help it respond to opportunities and challenges by enabling department staff to access accurate information at the right time to run the institution more efficiently.

IOUG News and Information

Thanks so much to everyone who attended COLLABORATE 17 and joined us in Vegas earlier this month! We hope you enjoyed yourself and left feeling recharged and armed with knowledge to make a difference in your business.

The OHUG 2017 Global Conference will be June 6-9, 2017, at the Rosen Centre Hotel, Orlando. Register today to get hands-on Oracle training, access to Oracle experts, connect with peers that are facing similar challenges as you and so much more.

SIOUG is pleased to announce the incoming members of the 2017-2018 IOUG Board of Directors. The slate of candidates was approved by the IOUG membership. Thank you for your support and participation!

Now is the time to register for the Large Tape User Group's (LTUG) Annual Spring conference! The can't miss event will take place May 1-4 in Broomfield, Colorado.