(— Some of these may have associated DOWNLOADS further below —)

IOUG Master Class Series Coming to Reston
Database Consolidation

Wednesday, June 25 2014, 9am – 3:30pm ET

Oracle Reston Campus

1900 Oracle Way

Reston, VA 20190

Complimentary Registration and Lunch

Register Here


Exploding data is impacting all DBAs and Oracle professionals. In this one-day Master Class with IOUG and Oracle learn how database consolidation can enhance your performance plus save your company time and money. Through real world examples and live demos from Oracle experts you will return to work with a road map to how you can begin consolidating your database.

Jon Williams, Senior Director Product Marketing for Oracle

Erik Benner, Solutions Architect, BIAS Corporation, A Platinum Oracle partner who has implemented dozens of database consolidation projects

During this one-day interactive training event Oracle experts, Erik Benner and Jon Williams, will:

  • Identify how to plan a consolidation project using OEM12c
  • Explain how to migrate databases to the consolidated platform
  • Leverage best practices to explain how to avoid common challenges
  • Explore how you manage the systems after consolidation
  • Give you the opportunity to have your database consolidation questions answered by Oracle experts

This event is FREE to attend and lunch will be provided. Don’t miss this opportunity to stay on top of your career and latest industry trends and techniques without having to travel far from home.


NatCap OUG Meeting and Oracle Presentation

Thursday March 27, 2014 from 6:00pm to 9pm

Hosted at: Oracle, Reston Virginia

Please Register at


1) Preview new NatCapOUG web site design (6:00-6:10) – Scott Spendolini

2) Discuss ideas for future meetings, i.e. Open Mic night, Dynamic SQL scripts, etc. (6:10-6:30) – open discussion

3) Vendor presentation pt 1 (6:30-7:30) – Oracle’s Matt DeMarco

4) Dinner 7:30-8:00

5) Vendor presentation pt 2 (8:00-8:30+)

Vendor presentation Synopsis

Oracle 12c, Oracle Enterprise Manager, presented by Matt DeMarco

  • 12c Oracle Enterprise Manager Overview
  • OEM Framework

– User Interface

– Smarter Monitoring

– Incident Management

– Self Update


  • Database Performance Management


  • Database Testing

–       Test Data Management

–       Performance Testing


  • Database Lifecycle Management


  • Fusion Middleware Management

12c Oracle Enterprise Management Demo


  • Tom Kyte, Oracle Corp popular book/magazine Author presented
    Things you Didn’t Probably Didn’t Know about SQL and PL/SQL.
    (Tom is Author of Oracle Magazine’s well known ASK TOM column + Author of popular Oracle Press Books)
    ==> DOWNLOAD Presentation AND related SQL scripts:
    CLICK HERE to Navigate Directly to AskTom Site
    or Visit — Click FILES at top, scroll to “NatCap meeting January 2012”.
  • Greg Palmer, Engineering Principal, CLOUDERA — formerly with Composite Software
    Presented Big Data and Composite Applications in the Cloud + Private Networks.

    ==> DOWNLOAD Presentation + Visit Relevant Sites:
     – CLICK HERE to DOWNLOAD Presentation
    – Joint event with our SOA Special Interest Group (
     – Composite Software:
    – OGSystems, LLC:

     – Heterogeneous environments with MapReduce technologies (e.g.Hadoop and Hive) and Oracle RDBMS.
    – Data Integration / Virtualization / Federation
    – Technical Integration into Data Services, Business Intelligence, and Data Warehouse Infrastructures
  • Mark McCormack, Managing Partner of Omnion Consulting (official Oracle partner)
    Presented Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS), focusing on iProcurement and the Configurator.
    ==> Visit the following links for more information:
  •  Ronald Schmelzer, Managing Partner of ZapThink, presented SOA Futures and the “Long Tail”:
    – Transition your Organization to SOA Technologies
    – Advance your SOA Career
    ==> See Presentation in Downloads & Links section below.
    ==> Visit for more information.
  • Oracle Corp Pat Shepherd presented Fusion Middleware and SOA Suite Newest Releases.
  • Oracle Corp Marshall Presser presented Oracle TIMES TEN and Oracle COHERENCE:
    “When Milliseconds Matter — Solutions for EXTREME Transaction Processing (XTP)”
    (for Real Time, ULTRA-Fast environments).
  • Oracle Corp Marshall Presser ALSO presented Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC) Tech Details & Best Practices
    + techie details on High Availability, Disaster Recovery, and Scalability.
  • Jeffrey Bertman, Chief Engineer, DataBase Intelligence Group (DBIG) presented on the topic of
    Data Warehousing / Business Intelligence (DW/BI), and introduced a new AGILE BI methodology
    known as the Agile Business Intelligence Lifecycle (ABIL) and an underlying approach called
    the Agile Dimensional Methodology (ADIM).
    ==> Per popular request, see PAPER in Downloads & Links section below.
    ==> See website:  Under Construction.  Over time
    will contain many more TEMPLATES and updated versions of the paper.
  • Tom Kyte, Oracle Corp popular book/magazine Author presented Oracle 11gR2 New Features
    and overall Oracle strategy.
    (Tom is Author of Oracle Magazine’s well known ASK TOM column + Author of popular Oracle Press Books)
    ==> DOWNLOAD Presentation AND related SQL scripts:
    or Visit — Click FILES at top, scroll to “NatCap meeting November 2010”.
  • Oracle Corp Adilson Jardim presented on the generic topic of
    Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) accompanied by Oracle SOA Suite products.
  • Computer Associate’s Senior Director Ken Stewart presented on the generic topic of
    Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) accompanied by CA products.
  • Sentrigo VP of Research & Development Slavik Markovich provided both
    an in-depth presentation on general database security/vulnerability, as well as live
    demos of their groundbreaking technology product line — Sentrigo’s Hedgehog for
    Real Time Database Security products (monitoring, auditing, breach prevention, etc).
    See for more information.  Their “Standard” edition product is FREE.
    >>> See details and links to their presentation download under “Downloads & Links” further below.
  • S. Jayaraman, Lead DBA for MARRIOTT, presented on Oracle Performance Optimization
    for PeopleSoft and other LARGE SCALE Oracle environments.
  • Oracle Corp Wendy Delmolino presented 9i/10g REPLICATION using both New
    Oracle STREAMS technology AND regular Advanced+Basic Replication methods.