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* Free Oracle MySQL webinarFree Oracle MySQL webinar

Time: 10:00 am

Integrate Oracle Database with MySQL Cloud Service via Oracle GoldenGate Cloud Available on-demand Are you considering MySQL in the cloud? Are you looking for ways to use MySQL to offload workloads from your Oracle Database? Come join us in this webcast. We will show you how real-time data integration connects databases into an integrated data platform. Oracle GoldenGate provides real-time data integration for MySQL databases in the cloud or on-premises for comprehensive data-driven solutions. We will discuss Oracle’s latest cloud offerings in Oracle GoldenGate and MySQL and explain the business benefits of this new integration.

* Free ODTUG WebinarFree ODTUG Webinar

Time: 10:00 am

Keeping up with the Jones’: The Upgrade Process to OBIEE 12c, L. Zheng, LCRA & M. Kolbe, Red Pill Analytics Tue, Aug 1, 2017 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM MDT It’s true that the upgrade process from OBIEE 11g to 12c is more simple than previous upgrades. However, it’s not all roses as we learned in the process of upgrading a large OBIEE environment at LCRA. We’ll walk through the steps to upgrade to OBIEE 12c from 11g. We’ll discuss using some of the new features of 12c including Baseline Validation Tool to check for differences in environments, import service instance and the BI migration tool. Most importantly, we’ll talk about all of the lessons learned from experiences with this 12c upgrade.

* Free Colo Tech Tour eventFree Colo Tech Tour event

Time: 4:30 pm

Tech Tour Boulder // Community Happy Hour & Meet the Board Thursday, August 3 2017 - 4:30pm - 6:30pm MDT Galvanize Boulder | 1023 Walnut Street | Boulder, CO 80302 It’s Colorado Tech Week and to celebrate, Colorado Technology Association is on tour. Come hang out at the new Galvanize Boulder campus for the final stop on Colorado Tech Tour for happy hour and an engaging panel discussion with some of Boulder’s tech leaders.

* Summer 2017 QEWSummer 2017 QEW

Time: 7:30 am

Quarterly Educational Workshop (QEW) for Summer 2017 Friday, August 4 2017 - 07:30am - 02:30pm MDT Wings Over The Rockies Museum 7711 E Academy Blvd #1, Denver, CO 80230 Lunch is provided. Rich Niemiec of Viscosity North America is our speaker for the morning, come and learn!

* Deadline - Cover PhotosDeadline - Cover Photos

Deadline for submissions of cover photos for the Summer 2017 RMOUG "SQL>Update" newsletter Please email "" with any submissions or questions?

* Deadline - Call For ArticlesDeadline - Call For Articles

Call For Articles for the Summer 2016 RMOUG "SQL>Update" newsletter Please email "" with any articles or questions?

* Splunk Live! DenverSplunk Live! Denver

Time: 8:00 am

SplunkLive! is coming to Denver, and we’re saving a spot for you! Tuesday, August 08 2017 - 08:00am - 04:30pm MDT Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center 650 15th Street - Denver, CO 80202 Register now to join your peers from enterprises, government agencies, universities, and service providers who are starting or continuing their “Journey to Data Insight” with Splunk® software to gain new business insights, mitigate cybersecurity risk, prevent fraud, improve service performance, and reduce cost.

* Free SQUAD meetupFree SQUAD meetup

Time: 4:00 pm

Six Things To Not Do In Software Testing Tuesday, August 8, 2017 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm MDT PPA Event Center - 2105 Decatur St., Denver, CO Join Madhu Das as she discusses the balance she discovered when leading in the world of Agile software testing. Through stories from the trenches at multiple large organizations, Madhu shares her lessons learned and shares what not do in software testing. Leave with six things you should not do in software testing!

* Free InSum webinarFree InSum webinar

Time: 11:00 am

Javascript and CSS for PL/SQL Developers with Jorge Rimblas Wed, Aug 9, 2017 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM MDT Join Jorge Rimblas as he presents one of Kscope17's best overall sessions: Javascript and CSS for PL/SQL Developers. If you have been working with the Oracle Database for a while, but still feel lost when working with JavaScript and CSS in your APEX applications, then this session is for you. Working with HTML, JavaScript, and CSS doesn't have to be hard. Learn about CSS selectors, what is the DOM and working with it. This session will provide you some tools to work better with web technologies

* Free DbVisit webinarFree DbVisit webinar

Time: 12:00 pm

Simplifying DR in the Cloud for your Databases Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 12:00pm MDT Discover how cloud technology has a growing place in the world of disaster recovery (DR) for databases in this technical live webinar, with DR expert and Dbvisit VP Product Management, Chris Lawless. Cloud technology is pervasive these days. We hear so much about it, and how business units need to be ’24/7’ and ‘always ready’. This means that businesses must be ready for anything, including disasters.

* Free Denver R meetupFree Denver R meetup

Time: 7:00 pm

Building neural networks (deep and otherwise) in R using keras Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 7:00pm MDT Galvanize - 1062 Delaware Street, Denver, CO A simple walk-through of creating a convolutional neural network to recognize handwritten digits. Examples based on the MNIST and/or notMNIST data sets. Barton Rhodes will be presenting.

* Deadline - APEX nominationsDeadline - APEX nominations

The 17th Annual APEX Awards by the Colorado Technology Association Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 6:00pm MDT Seawell Ballroom, 1350 Arapahoe St, Denver, CO 80204 This is the deadline to submit nominations for the 2017 APEX awards. Please review the awards, consider nominating a superstar in your community!

* Free CyberSecurity eventFree CyberSecurity event

Time: 3:00 pm

Knowledge On Tap Tuesday, August 15 2017 - 3:00pm MDT Blue Moon Brewing - 3750 Chestnut Pl, Denver, CO ForeScout Technologies, Palo Alto Networks and Optiv invite you to a unique cybersecurity networking event and walking tour of a few of our favorite Denver breweries. During this interactive discussion, you’ll learn how to gain visibility into what is on your network, including unmanaged, Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) and Internet of Things (IoT) devices.

* Free IOUG webinarFree IOUG webinar

Time: 11:00 am

Why DBAs Prefer Zero Data Loss Recovery Appliance over Conventional Backup for Oracle Database Wed, August 16, 2017 11:00am MDT Customers around the world have deployed Oracle’s Zero Data Loss Recovery Appliance for their enterprise Oracle Databases, gaining dramatic benefits in recovery point objectives, reduction of backup windows, and real-time monitoring of enterprise wide backup and recoverability. Join Oracle Development and hear about best practices derived from a variety of customer deployments. Hear the latest tips to backup to and restore from the appliance. Get an inside look on how customers monitor and report on database protection and system status.

* Board of Directors meetingBoard of Directors meeting

Time: 6:00 pm

Monthly scheduled meeting of the RMOUG Board of Directors. All RMOUG BoD meetings are open to the public. To join the meeting online, please use the web-conference URL: Three choices for audio in the web-conference: 1) Use computer speaker/microphone 2) Call to join at: +1-408-792-6300, meeting 809-109-511 3) WebEx can call your phone (to avoid any toll charges)

* Free Solar Winds webinarFree Solar Winds webinar

Time: 10:00 am

Database Performance On Tap- Up your DBA game Thursday, August 17th 2017 - 10:00am MDT The best DBA is the one no one knows exists. That is kind of sad when you think about it, but true nonetheless. Learn how to up your DBA game using Database Performance Analyzer (DPA). DPA’s unique method can provide empirical data to showcase the impact of your hard work.

* Free ODTUG WebinarFree ODTUG Webinar

Time: 10:00 am

2017 CodeTalk Series - Six Reasons Why You Will Get Addicted to SQLcl Scripting Thu, Aug 17, 2017 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM MDT The 2017 CodeTalk Series Webinars are Co-sponsored by ODTUG and IOUG. SQLcl is ready to replace the reliable but somewhat outdated SQL*Plus as the new command line interface of the database. The most exciting new feature of SQLcl is scripting: Batch scripts can now be written in languages such as JavaScript, Python, or Perl. This means a veritable cornucopia of options, many of which are not obvious at first sight. After a brief introduction to SQLcl, we will show many real-world examples that demonstrate the new possibilities. All examples are available for download to allow for further tests and exploration. This presentation provides many in-depth live demos

* Free Denver Tableau UG meetingFree Denver Tableau UG meeting

Time: 12:30 pm

DenverTUG Q3 meeting Thursday, August 17 2017 - 12:30pm Children's Hospital, Mt Oxford Auditorium, 2nd Floor 13123 East 16th Ave, Aurora, CO 80045 Agenda 12:30p - 4:30p MT 12:30p - Check-In (lunch not provided. The cafeteria on-site is available if you'd like to buy lunch there.) 1:00p - Opening Remarks, 2017 Meeting Planning Presentations Leveraging Tableau to Prioritize Community Outreach Efforts Sean Reiter, Children's Hospital Colorado Reducing Preventable Patient Harm - Use of Tableau Dashboards Mike Rannie, Children's Hospital Colorado Afternoon Break – Refreshments courtesy of Children's Hospital Colorado Tableau Topics Steve Martinez, Tableau Software 4:20p - Closing Remarks, Networking 4:30p - Meeting Concludes

* Free Denver SQL PASS meetingFree Denver SQL PASS meeting

Time: 5:30 pm

August meeting Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 5:30pm MDT Aurora Mental Health Center - 791 Chambers Road, Aurora CO Meeting Agenda 5:30 – 6:00 Food / Socializing 6:00 – 6:15 User Group Business 6:15 – 6:30 Open panel/Questions & Answers 6:30 – 7:00 Warmup presentation 7:00 – 8:30 Main presentation - Intro to RoundHouseE

* Free Oracle MySQL webcastFree Oracle MySQL webcast

Time: 10:00 am

MySQL in Oracle Environments, Part I: Quick Start for the Oracle DBA Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 10:00am MDT You are an IT manager or Oracle DBA, comfortable and successful with your knowledge of how to keep an Oracle database up and running. One day, you find out you’ll now be supporting a popular MySQL database application. No one on your staff has MySQL expertise and you have no budget to hire. Don’t panic! This webinar covers the different use cases for MySQL and Oracle Database, as well as the tools to manage both databases. Additionally, the presentation spotlights top MySQL solutions for high availability, disaster recovery, and high-level security to protect your databases and business. You’ll also see the advantages of managing a MySQL database side by side with an Oracle database in the Oracle Public Cloud with the push-button ease of the MySQL Cloud Service. Make sure to join also us live on August 29th (or later, on demand), for MySQL in Oracle Environments, Part II: MySQL Enterprise Monitor & Oracle Enterprise Manager, Integrated.

* Free IOUG webinarFree IOUG webinar

Time: 11:00 am

Applications Unlimited with an Intuitive Way to Deploy PeopleSoft on Bare Metal Cloud Service Wed, Aug 23, 2017 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM MDT Attend this session to hear how PeopleSoft can be deployed on Bare Metal Cloud, which will allow you to experience easy migration, application performance, reliability, control and compatibility. Oracle Cloud infrastructure as a service provides unique automation and migration tools. It also integrates with platform as a service to provide a True hybrid cloud in a highly compatible and highly available architecture, which allows Oracle RAC for PeopleSoft to run and maintain any type of Application Unlimited workload in the Bare Metal Cloud. Join us to: • Learn how to maximize your investment in PeopleSoft by deploying PeopleSoft Infrastructure to Oracle Bare Metal Cloud for greater business agility while lowering cost and risk. • Walk away from this session knowing that today's PeopleSoft's Technology stack is powerful, and run in the cloud without any changes.

* Free CSA CO meetingFree CSA CO meeting

Time: 6:00 pm

Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) Colorado Aug 2017 Meeting Wednesday, August 23 2017 - 6:00pm MDT State of Colorado Governor's Office of Information Technology 601 East 18th Ave, Denver, CO Register at Speaker - Janelle Hsia Security, Compliance, and Contracts at SurveyGizmo CSA-CO Board Member Topic: SaaS Risk Management utilizing CSA STAR. Summary: As you move to the cloud for services, your risk posture changes and you really need to understand the shared security model. I’ll briefly touch on contract negotiations, compliance, and data privacy regulations and how these impact the Certification you request from your vendors. I’ll focus on the benefits of the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) Security Trust & Assurance Registry (STAR). Cheers! CSA-CO Board Follow us on Twitter -

* Free Agile Denver meetupFree Agile Denver meetup

Time: 7:00 pm

Who is Caller #1? Facilitating Meetings with Remote Participants Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 7:00pm MDT CA Technologies - 3333 Walnut Street, Boulder, CO Meetings can be time killers and collaboration busters. That goes double when you host a meeting with remote participants. But it doesn’t HAVE to be that way! In this session, Michael Ball, of Instant Agenda, will present a number of techniques and practices to make remote meetings as productive and engaging as possible. Bring your laptops and ear-buds (optional) to explore a few of the options we discuss. We’ll cover cultural issues, behaviors, technology and other tools to make your remote meetings rock.

* Free ODTUG WebinarFree ODTUG Webinar

Time: 10:00 am

Extreme Calc Manager Thu, Aug 24, 2017 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM MDT Calc Manager is at the center of Oracle’s EPM suite. It’s the place to develop logic for Essbase, HFM, and Planning on-premise or in the cloud. It’s chock full of advanced features, and it’s quite a task to master all of them. That’s where we come in. Join Ludovic De Paz, TopDown Consulting senior manager, and Ron Moore, TopDown Consulting solutions architect, for a deep dive into some of the he more advanced features of Calc Manager.

* Free Oracle MySQL webcastFree Oracle MySQL webcast

Time: 10:00 am

MySQL in Oracle Environments, Part II: MySQL Enterprise Monitor & Oracle Enterprise Monitor, Integrated Tuesday, August 29, 2017 - 10:00am MDT If you use both Oracle Database and MySQL and are wondering how you can more efficiently monitor and manage both databases, 1) you're not alone, 2) we have the answer: powerful, integrated tools! MySQL Enterprise Monitor helps you automate the management of your MySQL infrastructure and improve the performance and availability of your applications. The MySQL Plugin for Oracle Enterprise Manager (OEM) complements this by combining MySQL monitoring within OEM for comprehensive management of Oracle systems, reducing the cost and complexity of managing a mix of MySQL and Oracle technologies. During the webinar, MySQL and Oracle users will learn how to leverage the best of both MySQL Enterprise Monitor and MySQL Plugin for Oracle Enterprise Manager in order to efficiently monitor and manage their MySQL databases within their Oracle environment, whether on premise or in Oracle Cloud. Don’t miss MySQL in Oracle Environments, Part I: Quick Start for the Oracle DBA live webinar on 22 August (or later, on demand).

* Free IOUG webinarFree IOUG webinar

Time: 11:00 am

KVM on the Oracle Database Appliance can Isolate both Database and Application Workloads Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 11:00am MDT Virtualization is an important technology today that allows users to efficiently and effectively utilize resources on a single platform. In a recent update, KVM is now a feature of Oracle Linux. And with that, Oracle Database Appliance models X6-2S/X6-2M/X6-2L are including the KVM libraries in the software stack that is deployed on Oracle Database Appliance starting with release Attend this session to find out the details of how easy it is to deploy applications on the Oracle Database Appliance with KVM. For a preview this exciting new functionality, take a look at

* Free ODTUG WebinarFree ODTUG Webinar

Time: 10:00 am

HFM to FCCS – A Customer Success Story, Doga Pamir, Perficient Thu, Aug 31, 2017 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM MDT Finally it is out and ready to play… Financial Consolidation and Close Cloud Service (FCCS) is one of the latest cloud solutions offered by Oracle. It is offering several best practices with an out-of-the-box approach to address some of the most required business needs. CPI Card Group adds FCCS to its Oracle Cloud products family (PBCS, BICS, etc.) and completes the transformation from on- prem to cloud. In this session we will focus on the migration from HFM to FCCS and how CPI Card Group benefits from FCCS’s best practice out-of-the-box offerings such as pre-built cash flow, equity overrides, and more.

* Free Boulder/Denver Big DataFree Boulder/Denver Big Data

Time: 6:00 pm

Arcadia Data presentation Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 6:00 - 8:00pm MDT Galvanize Boulder - 1023 Walnut St. Boulder, CO High performance analytics along with superior visualization, built from the ground up using dedicated infrastructure. Through this talk we will discuss data discovery, optimized queries along the performant underlying infrastructure, presented by ObjectRocket. You will also get a chance to see how easily this becomes reality through this intuitive drag and drop visualization interface.

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