Today’s the Day! DOUG Mixer at the Northpark Maggiano’s
DOUG Events
This evening, we will be meeting for the DOUG Spring Mixer.  There will be lots of excellent food (including vegetarian options) and networking opportunities with other Oracle professionals.  This season, it will be at the Maggiano’s in Northpark on Thursday, March 23rd and will run from 5pm to 9pm.  Circle the date and bring a guest.  Just remember to register at this link and make sure that your DOUG membership is current.  Admission is free to one DOUG member and his or her invited guest.   DOUGIE of the Year At the mixer, we will be announcing the DOUGie of …
Bert Scalzo Presents DOUG Session on Database Benchmarking, March 30th
DOUG Events
Join the DOUG Database forum on Thursday, March 30th for a presentation entitled, Database Benchmarking: Miseries, Myths and Misconceptions.  It will be presented by Bert Scalzo from Idera. Database benchmarking is a task that many DBA’s only perform on rare occasion – such as before adopting a new hardware and/or software platform. Yet the DBA is often asked to provide an expert opinion on the relative chance for success based upon performing database benchmarks. Yet most database benchmarking projects fail totally or provide less than accurate predictions often resulting in huge surprises. The basic or root cause is almost universally …
Current Trends/Use Cases for Oracle Golden Gate, Feb 23rd
DOUG Events
Oracle GoldenGate is a comprehensive software package for real-time data integration and replication in heterogeneous IT environments, connecting Oracle with SQL Server, mySQL, or other databases. In this session, Ramkumar Rajagopal will dive into how companies are using GoldenGate and what the trends are for the product.
Spring Mixer Set for March 23rd
General
DOUG will hold its 2017 spring mixer at the Maggiano's in North Park. The event will be on March 23rd and will run from 5pm to 9pm. There will be great food and drinks, along with over $1000 in prizes. We will also be announcing the winner of the DOUGie of the year award from 2016. For all registered members, the events is free and each registered member can bring a guest. This is a great opportunity to show how much fun we can have.