KScope18 Sunday Symposium Slides

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This past week we were at KScope – the premier all things Oracle conference here in the United States. The Database team were very well represented, and we did 15 minute lighting talks. Maria has already shared her slides/talks here – they were AWESOME! Here are mine. Let’s Go Shopping It’s all about the Cart. Oracle SQL Developer: The Cart …

ODTUG KScope 18 Sunday Symposium Preview

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This year the KScope conference is in sunny Orlando, Florida. Do you live in the area? Do you work with Oracle technology? Then I’d like to invite you to come hang out with us for a very special week. On Sunday, we have 6 dedicated hours to talk about all things Oracle Database, in a series of lightning talks. In …

Oracle Database 12c SQL Translation Framework: Fixing Bad SQL

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One of the new Database 12c features is the SQL Translation Framework. Developed primarily to help customer migrate their 3rd party applications and databases to the Oracle stack, it also offers application DBAs an opportunity to substitute poorly performing SQL with their own custom SQL – without changing the application itself! Do I have your attention now? Kerry Osborne wrote …

Using the KScope13 Mobile App Schedule Builder to Maximize Your Oracle SQL Developer Experience!

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ODTUG’s KScope13 event is just around the corner. This year, as always, we have a ton of Oracle SQL Developer content ready to share in the form of sessions, hands on labs, and symposiums. I’ve noticed a few of our users are also sharing their experience in their own sessions – awesome! If you’re going to Kscope13, you’ll want to …

Oracle Developers Should Go to ODTUG’s KScope

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Full Disclaimer: I’m speaking at KScope. When I talk about how awesome the speakers are, I’m excluding myself, naturally. ODTUG USED to stand for ‘Oracle Developer Tools Users Group.’ Their scope has broadened to include more than just the developer audience, but it’s nice to remember this was and mostly still is a group FOR developers BY developers. For as …

Thoughts on ODTUG Kscope12

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This wasn’t my first rodeo, and it wasn’t my first Kscope, but it was probably my favorite one. What is Kscope? It’s the annual conference for the Oracle Development Tools User Group. 1,000+ attendees from 20+ countries with an average Jeff Klout score of 65. I just made that metric and score up, but this conference attracts the best and …

SQL Developer Blitz at ODTUG Kscope12

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Oracle Development Tools User Group (ODTUG) puts on an outstanding event, and I enjoy that the content comes FIRST. Yes, the after-event parties and entertainment are first class, but I look forward most to sitting in on some excellent sessions. For Kscope12 one would expect Oracle to have a large presence, and you would be absolutely correct! The APEX team …