DBA 2.0 Is Dead. Long Live DBA 3.0 & Stop Guessing, Start Analyzing: New Analytic View Features in Oracle Database 12cR2
DOUG Events
Presentation #1:  DBA 3.0: Transform Yourself Into a Cloud DBA, or Face a Stormy Future Oracle's recent serious commitments to propagating Oracle Public Cloud technology has many traditional DBAs worrying that their current careers are under threat of elimination. It's therefore important for DBAs to understand this brave new world and how to survive the generational shift that's powering the Oracle Cloud Anschluss. Presentation #2: Stop Guessing, Start Analyzing: New Analytic View Features in Oracle Database 12cR2 As experienced Oracle DBAs know, building a Data Warehouse is just the beginning of any successful application for performing complex analytics - you've also …
7-Eleven: an Optimization Story on June 21st
DOUG Events
At 7-Eleven, Oracle Agile PLM for Process is a strategic application that drives innovation and quality in their growing fresh food product line. But they had struggled for months with performance and scalability, even on Oracle's most powerful hardware. This is the story of a game-changing four-day project that improved response times for a key part of the application by roughly 400x. You'll hear 7-Eleven's story from their own perspective, and you'll learn about the repeatable method we used to optimize not just Agile PLM, but Oracle EBS and other applications as well. Finally, 7-Eleven will explain how our method …
Oracle Approvals Management (AME) with Client Examples on Thursday, May 4th
DOUG Events
Event is free to the public and will be held at the West Irving Public Library this Thursday, May 4th from 5pm to 7pm.     **PLEASE NOTE THE DATE AND TIME HAVE CHANGED FOR THE E-BUSINESS SUITE MEETINGS. 4444 West Rochelle Road Irving, TX 75062 Presentation Overview:   Oracle Approvals Management (AME) – Client Examples in PO, AP, HR and more (Functional)   AME allows users to define rules for obtaining approvals of various types of transactions. Learn how easy it is to use this powerful functionality to create complex approval rules that meet your unique business requirements. Specific AME …
Making the Cloud Migration a Piece of Cake & Oracle Optimized: AWR, ASH and ADDM Features
DOUG Events
Click here to register for the sessions. Presentation Overview: Making the Cloud Migration a Piece of Cake Mark Hurd was quoted that, “by 2025, 80% of corporate data centers will disappear as the cloud becomes the primary way that information technology is deployed.”  This promise, (or threat) is looming for many DBAs even now as they try to figure out the how of getting their databases into the cloud, how they will manage it all and what tools are out there to assist them. This session will cover how we DBAs often over-think the cloud migration process and how some of …
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 …