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.
Cary Millsap Talks Oracle Performance
DOUG Events
Event is free to the public.   Presentation Overview “Cary Millsap Talks Oracle Performance,” presented by Cary Millsap, Method R. Presenter Bio Cary Millsap is a writer, teacher, designer, developer, consultant, and software performance specialist. He has presented at hundreds of events around the world, and his blog is read by thousands of people each month. He is the author of The Method R Guide to Mastering Oracle Trace Data and the lead designer of the Method R Workbench software suite. He wrote the bookOptimizing Oracle Performance, for which he and co-author Jeff Holt were named Oracle Magazine’s 2004 Authors of the …