Collaborate IOUG 2015 Session Material

I had the pleasure and the honor of presenting “DBA 3.0 or How to Become a Real-World Exadata DBA” at Collaborate 2015 – IOUG’s annual user conference – in Las Vegas. It was a fantastic experience for me, personally, and I thoroughly enjoyed answering questions and talking about all things Exadata with the audience both during and after my […]

DBA 3.0 or “How to Become a Real-World Exadata DBA”

I will be presenting DBA 3.0 or “How to Become a Real-World Exadata DBA” at Collaborate 2015 – IOUG’s annual user conference – from April 12th to 16th at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. DBA resources are probably more scarce than ever before and it can be very difficult to spend […]

I will be presenting at RMOUG 2015 and IOUG Collaborate 2015

I am very excited to announce that I will be presenting “All About Oracle Auditing – Updated for 12C!” at the Rocky Mountain Oracle Users Group (RMOUG) 2015 Training Days as well as the International Oracle Users Group (IOUG) Collaborate 2015 conference. RMOUG 2015 will be held in Denver Colorado in February and Collaborate 2015 […]

Oracle Releases Appliance Manager Software Update

Oracle have released the latest version of Appliance Manager, which provides productivity enhancements and support for Oracle Database 12c to the Oracle Database Appliance. The most notable addition is the support for database and virtual machine rapid snapshots. It also lays the groundwork to make a transition to Oracle Database 12c go more smoothly. The […]

Database Specialists to Present at Rocky Mountain Oracle Users Group

Mike Dean, Senior Staff Consultant for Database Specialists will be presenting at RMOUG on Feb 6 2014 on the topic of “Secure Your Oracle Database – NOW!” The brief from the RMOUG Website ( describes the presentation as follows: Many organizations keep their most sensitive and valuable information in an Oracle database and assume that […]