Events

Now attend presentations remotely – via WebEx!
If you cannot attend the presentation in person, COUG is continuing to offer WebEx attendance to our Presentations at no charge to you!

To take advantage of this incredible opportunity, or for more information, please email us at webex@coug.ab.ca.
For the February presentation, we need to receive your email by 11 pm on Wednesday, February 15th, 2017.

Date: Thursday, February 16, 2017
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Registration & Refreshments: 8:00 am
Presentation: 8:30 am – 9:30 am
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Presentation Location: Suncor Energy Centre
West Tower  – Room 17 E
150 – 6th Ave. SW
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Eventbrite - COUG Presentation February 16th, 2017

Presentation: Oracle 11.2.0.4 – Free Extended Support ends on May 31, 2017 – Now what?

Back on October 16, 2015 Oracle announced that Extended Support for Oracle Database 11.2.0.4 would be waived until May 31, 2017.
This is only about 4 months away. Please join Steve Recsky in a discussion about what it will mean if you don’t migrate and options you have to migrate to Oracle Database 12c.


Speaker: Steve Recsky, First4 Database Partners Inc.

  • Steve Recsky has been working with Oracle Database products for the past 30 years and with Microsoft SQL Server products for the past 16 years.
  • Steve held the position of Database Technical Specialist with DBCORP and CGI for 10 years and has owned and operated Complete DBA Inc. for the past 11 years. He is currently a Partner with First4 Database Partners Inc.
  • Steve has excelled in all areas of database management including training, mentoring, development, backup & recovery, performance tuning, security, installation and configuration, object management and resource management.
  • He has presented at numerous national, international and local database venues including COUG, CIPS, Oracle World, PASS and IOUG.



January 19th Presentation featuring Kevin Hayner from Oracle and Jason Popowich from Oracle

1st Presentation: Oracle Cloud Overview Oracle Cloud is the industry’s broadest and most integrated public cloud. It offers best-in-class services across software as a service (SaaS), platform as a service (PaaS), and infrastructure as a service (IaaS), and even lets you put OracleCloud in your own data center. Oracle Cloud helps organizations drive innovation and business […]

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December 8th Presentation featuring Diana Robete from First4 Database Partners

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