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.

November 23rd Presentation Featuring Alex Kizer, Groundswell Group

Presentation: Introduction to NoSQL & MongoDB Database The term “NoSQL” is very ill-defined. It’s generally applied to a number of recent nonrelational databases such as MongoDB, Cassandra, Neo4J, and Redis. They embrace schema-less data, run on clusters, and have the ability to trade off traditional consistency for other useful properties. Advocates of NoSQL databases claim […]

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September 21st Presentation Featuring Sarah Craynon Zumbrum, Oracle

Presentation: Introduction to Oracle Analytics Cloud (OAC) Oracle’s analytics offering got a huge boost this spring with the release of the ...

June 15th Presentation featuring Willie Hardie from Oracle and Ryan Behiel from Veritas

1st Presentation: What's New in Oracle Database 12c Release 2? Oracle Database 12c has been the most rapidly adopted release ...