NCOUG Spring TechBlast 2008

May 2nd, 2008

Location: Blueridge Conference room, Building 5 (Creekside), Cisco Systems, RTP, NC 27709

Sponsored by Texas Memory Systems and Burleson Consulting

Our NCOUG Spring TechBlast continues in our tradition of finding the very best Oracle experts to maximize your learning experience. Join us at Cisco on Friday May 2nd for our spring Oracle TechBlast. 

Don't miss this exciting opportunity to "tune in" to the new secrets in Oracle software and explore SSD as a storage option.

   - 12:30 - 1:00 PM - Networking

   - 1:00 - 2:00 PM -  11g SQL Tuning Secrets - Don Burleson

This presentation examines real-world techniques for improving the speed of SQL queries with a focus on the new Oracle11g SQL tuning features. The topics will include the new SQL workload replay, fully automatic SQL tuning, the “result cache” hint, new Oracle parameters that affect SQL performance, and changes to the new Oracle11g CBO costing approach.

   - 2:15 - 4:30 PM - Understanding the Storage Impact on Oracle - Should you look at Solid State Disks? - Jamon Bowen (Texas Memory Systems)  

To reserve your spot, e-mail Harry Conway at:


* I-40 to the Davis Drive (Exit 280).
* At the ramp signal, turn left (South) onto Davis Drive.
* Proceed 3.5 miles on Davis Drive to Kit Creek Road intersection.
* Turn right onto Kit Creek Road. You will see Cisco sign here.
* Take the 2nd left, the building is Creekside (building number 5).
* Sign in with the receptionist.

Find out more about NCOUG and Spring TechBlast 2008 here:


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