Database Community Newsletter

Coming to a City Near You: Oracle Database Insights Forum

Whether you’re developing and deploying enterprise applications, building a smarter database architecture, or managing your enterprise’s IT infrastructure, the demands on the modern data platform are constantly evolving. Trying to keep up with every business need can be challenging, but ignoring them simply isn’t an option. This is where best practices and insights from experts and peers can help. Join the Oracle Database Insights Forum and learn the best future for your database platforms and solutions. 

New Tutorial Series: Sharpen Your Skills!

KISS (Keep It Simply SQL) Analytics Series
This video series from Oracle Developer Advocate Connor McDonald shows you how to solve problems that, in the past, typically required complicated SQL but today can be easily solved with analytic SQL syntax.

Practically Perfect PL/SQL
Oracle Developer Advocate Steven Feuerstein says Oracle PL/SQL is unquestionably the best database programming language in the world. If you need to come up with the fastest, simplest way to work with Oracle Database, PL/SQL and SQL are the way to go. Check out this comprehensive video series from one of the masters.

The Magic of SQL
Oracle Developer Advocate Chris Saxon shows you how to use the magic of SQL to solve problems and perform wizardry. The skills he imparts will help you build applications faster and answer burning questions you have about your own data. 

Wanting to Upgrade Your OCP Qualification?

For useful tips based on real-world experience, check out the post Thoughts on Successfully Upgrading Your OCP Qualification from ODTUG Database Community Leader Erica Harris. 


Not only is LiveSQL a free online scratchpad for writing SQL on an Oracle Database, you can also go through various tutorials to learn SQL and other features within the Oracle Database, upload SQL scripts from your computer, and save and share your SQL sessions with others! 

Pre-Built Developer VMs

Want to learn your way around new Oracle software without having to install it first? OTN has a range of pre-built VMs for Oracle Virtual Box, including Database App Development, SOA & BPM Development, and Enterprise PHP Development. 

Follow the Database Community on Social Media!

Your Database Community is active on LinkedIn and Twitter!

We held our first two Twitter chats in August and January. If you missed either one, don't worry. You can read the transcript of the January chat here, where we talked about topics that interest both DBAs and developers. There will be more chats in the future, so stay tuned for details! #odtugdb

The community’s LinkedIn group is now 108 members strong. Join the conversation! 

More Meetups on the Horizon

On Tuesday, April 19, in conjunction with Oracle Cloud Day Philadelphia, the Database Community held a meetup at Bourbon Blue. A great time was had by all! For future meetups, keep a watch out on social media and the ODTUG website

Kscope16 Database Community Night

Planning on attending Kscope16? Be on the lookout for our Community Night!

Below is a photo from last year's beer tasting event.


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