Database Community Newsletter

 Join the TwitChat 1/26 @ 7:30 PM EST

twitterbird3.jpgThe leaders of ODTUG's Database Community want to hear from you! Join us Tuesday, January 26, at 7:30 PM EST for our second TwitChat! Follow along and participate by using the hashtag #ODTUGDB. You don't need a Twitter account to watch the conversation unfold, but you will need one to tweet your questions and comments. To create an account, just go to and select the sign-up button.


Topics for the TwitChat will include:      

  • Three things DBAs want developers to know, and three things developers want DBAs to know.
  • Your top five 2016 SQL resolutions; for example: “I’ll never do ‘select *’ again”  or "I'll never hard-code values in my PL/SQL script again." Tell us yours!

Don't know how to follow along in a TwitChat? You can use Twitter's search tool and search for #ODTUGDB. To participate, just remember to use the hashtag #ODTUGDB. Another way to follow along is by using Check out Helen Sanders' easy-to-use tips here

Steven Feuerstein presents.... 

Steven_Feuerstein.jpgApplication Development on Oracle Database: 

A Yearlong CodeTalk Series

ODTUG and IOUG come together to bring you a monthly webinar series hosted by Oracle Developer Advocate Steven Feuerstein. Each month will offer presentations followed by discussions with a featured user of the relevant technology.  


Wednesday, January 20, 2016 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST

Oracle Database Developers: The Most Important Programmers on Earth

Steven Feuerstein, Oracle Corporation

Almost all eyes are focused on UI development these days, leveraging JavaScript to build intuitive apps and more. Yet underneath it all, we will rely heavily on databases generally and Oracle Database in particular. Join IOUG for the launch of a 12-month series of discussions with experts such as Steven Feuerstein and Connor McDonald as we explore how to fully leverage all the application development features in Oracle Database. 

In this first webcast, a community expert will interview Steven Feuerstein about the importance of SQL and PL/SQL when building secure, high-performance, and maintainable applications on Oracle Database. 

Register Here

We'll be listing the full series soon on our Database Community page

Upcoming Webinars

Tuesday, February 23, 2016 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST

Oracle SQL Developer Tips and Tricks

Jeff Smith, Oracle Corporation

Listen in and pick up a few new techniques to save time and perhaps even make your job more fun with Oracle’s Database IDE and GUI, Oracle SQL Developer. The Product Manager loves to entertain questions, and this session is best when interactive. You may even get a sneak peek at the newest version under development. You can also expect some review of our latest command line interface, SQLcl. 

Register Here



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