NorthEast Ohio Oracle Users Group Great Lakes Oracle Conference

2014 Great Lakes Oracle Conference (GLOC)

May 13 & 14, 2014
Cleveland State University
Cleveland, OH

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Join Steven Feuerstein and Tom Kyte and at least 250 colleagues at the upcoming Great Lakes Oracle Conference, May 13-14, at Cleveland State University.

Register on or before May 8 for just $310. Group discounts are available.

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pre-conference workshops.

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Keynote Speakers

Steven Feuerstein will present Coding Therapy for Software Developers aka How Does This Code Make You Feel? Steven is considered to be one of the world's leading experts on the Oracle PL/SQL language, having written ten books on PL/SQL, including Oracle PL/SQL Programming and Oracle PL/SQL Best Practices (all published by O'Reilly Media). Steven has been developing software since 1980, spent five years with Oracle Corporation (1987-1992), and served as PL/SQL Evangelist for Quest Software (acquired by Dell in September 2012) for 13 years and has most recently returned to work for Oracle Corporation. Steven is an Oracle ACE Director and writes regularly for Oracle Magazine, which named him the PL/SQL Developer of the Year in both 2002 and 2006. He is also the first recipient of ODTUG's Lifetime Achievement Award (2009). In 2010, Steven started the PL/SQL Challenge, an online, daily PL/SQL quiz. In 2011, he launched the PL/SQL Channel, a library of over 27 hours of detailed training on Oracle PL/SQL. Steven's online technical cyberhome is located at (a.k.a., PL/SQL Obsession).

Tom Kyte returns to present Sharpening Your Memory: A Look at the Oracle in Memory Database as the keynote address. Tom is a Senior Technical Architect in Oracle's Server Technology Division. Tom is the Tom behind the AskTom column in Oracle Magazine, answering questions about the Oracle database and its tools ( He is also the author of Expert Oracle Database Architecture (Apress, 2005/2009), Expert One on One Oracle (Wrox Press, 2002/Apress 2004), Beginning Oracle Programming (Wrox press, 2002/Apress 2004), and Effective Oracle by Design (Oracle Press, 2003). These are books about the general use of the database and how to develop successful Oracle applications.

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Preconference Workshops
Monday, May 12
Limited to 60 students.
Pre-registration required.

12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Oracle Performance Tuning 101

Carlos Sierra, Enkitec
Mauro Pagano, Oracle Corporation

12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
From Relational to Hadoop – Migrating Your Data Pipeline
Alex Gorbachev
, Pythian

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
APEX Hands-On Crash Course

Scott Spendolini, Enkitec

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The A - Z of Essbase
Cameron Lackpour, CL Solve