January ODTUG E-News

In This Issue

World of Webinars

Kick off the new year by brushing up on your skills or learning something new, without leaving your desk! The updated webinar schedule is up, with two upcoming sessions on Application Express and much more.

Thursday, January 9, 2014 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM EST
Introduction to Application Express
David Peake, Oracle Corporation

Learn for yourself just why Oracle Application Express is such a powerful, easy-to-use development tool. This session is designed to give you an overview of the tool, complete with demonstrations on how you can maximize your Oracle Database investment. This session will also provide an insight into the major capabilities in Application Express.

Thursday, January 16, 2014 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM EST
Application Express 4.2 New Features
David Peake, Oracle Corporation

Learn about the major new features introduced with Oracle Application Express 4.2. This session will review building mobile and responsive applications, new region types, HTML5 capabilities, Packaged Applications, and RESTful Web Services introduced in Application Express 4.2.

Tuesday, January 21, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST
Oracle SQL Developer for the DBA
Jeff Smith, Oracle Corporation

Everyone thinks SQL Developer is a tool just for developers—gee, maybe that name has something to do with that? But did you know it has lots of features for the DBA and system administrator? After this session, you'll know what the tool offers in the areas of performance tuning and monitoring, security, backup and recovery, storage management, and much more.

Thursday, January 30, 2014 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM EST
Getting the Right Cardinality: Helping the Optimizer Get the Right Plan the First Time
Tom Kyte, Oracle Corporation

In this session, we'll look at why getting the right estimated cardinality is imperative for getting good query plans. Features such as dynamic sampling, SQL profiles, SQL plan management, and more will be covered.

ODTUG Board Elects Officers for 2014

Congratulations to the newly elected officers of the ODTUG Board of Directors for 2014.

  • Monty Latiolais, President
  • Barbara Morris, Vice President
  • Tim Gorman, Secretary
  • Tim Tow, Treasurer

They join elected ODTUG Board members:

  • Natalie Delemar
  • Martin D’Souza
  • Cameron Lackpour
  • David Schleis
  • Mia Urman

Check Out the Kscope14 Sessions

Start making your list of must-see sessions! Presentations are now posted for Kscope14. Browse by the topic list to see what is available.

Kscope14 will feature more than 250 technical sessions, full-day symposiums, hands-on training courses, informal networking sessions, and a plethora of chances to increase your technical know-how by learning from the best. Don’t miss all the action June 22-26 in Seattle. Register now!

Are you in the Seattle area? Don't miss your chance to join five Oracle ACE Directors for a panel discussion tomorrow, January 9. Find more details and RSVP here.


ODTUG Gear is Here!

ODTUG now has an online store! Wait no longer to purchase an ODTUG hoodie, T-shirt, or coffee mug. If you didn’t get what you wanted during the holidays, make up for it now with all things ODTUG, from aprons to iPhone cases and more.





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