Welcome to the home of one of Cincinnati's premier professional organizations, the Greater Cincinnati Oracle User Group (GCOUG). Our group is a network of hundreds of information systems professionals from Southwest Ohio, Northern Kentucky and Southeast Indiana. You will find loads of interesting technical information here! Technology is always changing, so bookmark us and check back often!



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Location: Oracle Corp., 9987 Carver Road, Suite 250, Blue Ash, Ohio 45242, (513) 826-6000

    [Note:  The location may change depending on the number of attendees who register for this meeting.]

Meetings Sponsors: Oracle Corporation (www.oracle.com), Confio Software (www.confio.com), Sentrigo (www.sentrigo.com), PITSS America LLC (www.pitss.com)








May 19, 2010  --- AGENDA


08:00 AM – 09:00 AM         Meeting Registration / Door Prize Raffle Registration

09:00 AM – 09:55 AM         Migrate, Enhance and Evolve

 – Determine the Future Direction for your Oracle Forms and Reports Applications  (Martin Disterheft, PITSS America LLC)

09:55 AM – 10:00 AM         Break

10:00 AM – 10:55 AM         Tuna Helper – Proven Process for Tuning SQL (Janis Griffin, Confio Software)

10:55 AM – 11:00 AM         Break

11:00 AM – 11:55 AM         Attack Your Database Before Others Do (Rob David, Sentrigo)

11:55 AM – 12:00 PM         Sponsors Overview, Announcements (Attendees)

12:00 PM – 01:00 PM         Buffet Luncheon

01:00 PM – 02:00 PM         Oracle Enterprise Manager 11g – What’s New (Rafael Torres, Oracle Corp.)

02:00 PM – 02:15 PM         Announcements / Raffle



Annual Membership (Calendar Year Basis) is $50, Non-members pay $25, Unemployed individuals & students are “FREE” to attend the meeting (cash or check payable to GCOUG or credit card via PayPal).  GCOUG is now setup to receive credit cards as payment for membership or meeting attendance via PayPal.  The process goes as follows :


  • Send me (bstoneman@sma-llc.com) your email address.
  • Identify - Annual Membership ($50) or Attend a Meeting only ($25 for Non-Members).
  • I will send you an e-mail via Paypal that will allow you to pay via credit card.


Please RSVP to http://apex.oracle.com/pls/otn/f?p=60184:2:663211225354558 to register for this meeting.


To receive a “Meeting” announcement e-mail, visit the GCOUG website at http://www.gcoug.org, click on “E-Mail List” and add your E-mail and Name, then click on the SUBSCRIBE button.  You can also add yourself to the “Job” e-mail list.


Below are the tentative GCOUG 2010 Meeting Dates:


* January 13, 2010 (Wed) – Tom Kyte day                   * May 19, 2010 (Wed)         * October 20, 2010 (Wed) – TBD




From Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport:

  • As you are leaving the airport, follow the signs to East I-275.
  • Merge onto I-75 North via Exit 84 toward Cincinnati.
  • Stay on I-75 crossing over the Ohio River into Ohio.
  • Merge onto Ronald Reagan/Cross County Highway via Exit 10A.
  • Take the Plainfield Road exit toward Hunt Road.
  • Turn left onto Plainfield Road.
  • Plainfield Road turns into Reed Hartman Highway. Stay on Reed Hartman Highway until you reach Malsbary Road.
  • Turn left onto Malsbary Road.
  • Turn right onto Carver Road.
  • Oracle is at 9987 Carver Road, on the left. Suite 250 is on the 2nd Floor.

From Dayton, OH:

  • Take I-75 South to Glendale Milford Road, Exit 14.
  • Take the 1st ramp toward Woodlawn/Evendale.
  • Turn right onto Glendale Milford Road.
  • Turn right onto Reed Hartman Highway.
  • Turn right onto Carver Road.
  • Oracle is at 9987 Carver Road, on the right. Suite 250 is on the 2nd Floor.

From Columbus, OH:

  • Take I-71 South to Pfeiffer Road, Exit 15.
  • Turn Right onto Pfeiffer Road.
  • Pfeiffer Road becomes Glendale Milford Road.
  • Turn left onto Reed Hartman Highway.
  • Turn right onto Carver Road.
  • Oracle is at 9987 Carver Road, on the right. Suite 250 is on the 2nd Floor