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The Lighter Side: RMOUG or Bust


A group of geese is called a gaggle, a group of crows is called a murder, a group of leopards is called a leap. What would you call a group of Oracle Aces?

Stand on your head or turn your monitor upside down to read the answer below.🙂

˙ʞɔǝp pǝpɐoן ɐ :ɹǝʍsuɐ

Click here if you want to learn how to stump your co-workers by typing upside-down text.

P.S. There’ll be a loaded deck at RMOUG Training Days 2010 which takes place on February 17 and 18 this year; look below. The complete agenda is at http://www.technicalconferencesolutions.com/pls/caat/caat_abstract_reports.schedule?conference_id=62. The early registration fee—good until January 13—is only $245 if you are an RMOUG member or a member of any other Oracle user group; compare with the price of other big conferences. Denver has a great public transportation system so you don’t need to stay in an expensive downtown hotel. Flights are usually plentiful and reasonably priced because it’s a flight hub for United Airlines. In fact, several airlines have winter fare sales right now; I found a round-trip flight from San Francisco to Denver on United Airlines for only $164.

Wed 09:00 AM Room 107 Bert Scalzo Oracle Utilities as Vital as Ever
Wed 09:00 AM Room 203 Kent Graziano Agile Methods and Data Warehousing: How to Deliver Faster
Wed 10:30 AM Room 102 Debra Lilley Thinking of Supporting or Extending Fusion Applications – An Update
Wed 10:30 AM Room 103 Daniel Morgan New Features in Oracle Database 11gR2
Wed 10:30 AM Room 107 Tanel Poder Practical Oracle Capacity Planning
Wed 10:30 AM Room 108 Steven Feuerstein Why You Should Care About Oracle11g PL/SQL Now!
Wed 10:30 AM Room 207 Peter Koletzke Hello Worldwide Web: Your First JSF
Wed 03:45 PM Room 207 Iggy Fernandez DBA 101: In Defense of Statspack
Wed 05:00 PM Room 102 Edward Roske Achieving a Common Goal: Creating an Oracle EPM Center of Excellence
Wed 05:00 PM Room 103 Robert Freeman Advanced RMAN Backup and Recovery
Wed 05:00 PM Room 107 Bradley Brown Building a Mashup with Application Express (APEX)
Wed 05:00 PM Room 108 Steven Feuerstein Automated Testing Options for Oracle PL/SQL
Thu 09:00 AM Room 103 Tanel Poder Zero Slides: The Scripts and Tools Which Will Make Your Life Easier and Allow Troubleshooting Better
Thu 10:15 AM Room 104 Piet de Visser Good Indexing: Show CBO Where to Go
Thu 10:15 AM Room 203 Edward Roske Implementing HFM in 6 months or Less?
Thu 10:15 AM Room 207 Joze Senegacnik RMAN Tips
Thu 11:45 AM Room 102 Jordan Braunstein SOA Today
Thu 11:45 AM Room 103 Chen Shapira What Every DBA Should Know About TCP/IP Networks
Thu 11:45 AM Room 107 Christo Kutrovsky RAC+ASM: Three Years in Production. Stories to Share
Thu 11:45 AM Room 108 Mark Rittman A DBA and Developers’ Guide to Oracle Warehouse Builder 11gR2
Thu 11:45 AM Room 201 Cary Millsap Thinking Clearly About Performance
Thu 01:30 PM Room 201 Edward Roske Integrating Essbase and OBIEE+ with Your Data Warehouse Strategy
Thu 02:45 PM Room 103 Dan Hotka Oracle11g New Features for Developers
Thu 02:45 PM Room 108 Alex Gorbachev Oracle ASM 11g Release – The Evolution
Thu 02:45 PM Room 203 Bradley Brown Scalable Oracle Application Express – Case Study on a True n-tier Architecture
Thu 04:00 PM Room 104 Chen Shapira Analyzing Oracle Performance Using Time Series Models
Thu 04:00 PM Room 107 Joze Senegacnik Services – Why Should One Use Them?
Thu 04:00 PM Room 201 Iggy Fernandez SQL 101: Recursive Common Table Expressions in Oracle Database 11gR2
Thu 04:00 PM Room 203 Kent Graziano Data Design Reviews: Using Extreme Humiliation to Insure Quality Data Models
Thu 04:00 PM Room 207 Bert Scalzo Optimizing Oracle on VMware
Categories: DBA, Oracle
  1. Fran
    January 10, 2010 at 12:31 pm

    Wow, speakers lineup looks awesome and topics covered seen very interesting too.
    At least, I hope some slides are shared for those who are 5000 miles away from Denver😉

  2. Iggy Fernandez
    January 10, 2010 at 12:41 pm

    Yes–unlike some other conferences–RMOUG is very good about making conference papers and presentations available to those who cannot attend.

    Here are the conference papers and presentations from the last three conferences:

    http://www.rmoug.org/TD2009_Pres_Sum.htm
    http://www.teamycc.com/RMOUG_2008_Conference/presentations.htm
    http://www.rmoug.org/TD2007_Pres_Sum.htm

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