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The Calgary Oracle Users Group (COUG) is a volunteer-driven group of people interested in exchanging ideas and information about Oracle and related third party vendor products and technologies. We do this via monthly meetings, socials, our web site content, and members/sponsors interactions.

COUG appeals to novices and experts alike regarding various aspects of Oracle and related third party vendor products and technologies. These include: presentations at monthly meetings, members’ expertise, tips and techniques, product information, links to sponsors and sponsors’ announcements, and links to relevant sites.




May 18th Presentation Featuring Ray Smith from CGI

Presentation: RMAN “RMAN is ok for the simple recoveries but when things get complicated it’s just not good enough.” Anyone who’s been a DBA for any length of time has heard that statement but is it fair? This presentation is intended to assess RMAN’s ability to recover in various recovery scenarios and discuss the alternative in […]

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March 16th Presentation Featuring Martin D’Souza from Innovation at Insum

Presentation: APEX 5.1 New Features APEX 5.1 is the latest major release of Oracle Application Express. It has a lot of ...

February 16th Presentation featuring Steve Recsky from First4 Database Partners Inc.

Presentation:Oracle 11.2.0.4 - Free Extended Support was to on May 31, 2017. It is now the end of December 2018 ...