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Cloud Tech Day – Columbus, OH

March 29 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Cloud Tech Day Event in Columbus, Ohio

Thursday, March 29th 2018 at The Dublin Community Recreation Center

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Meeting Layout:

09:00 – 09:30 AM: Registration / Breakfast

09:30 – 10:30 AM: Next Generation Analytics Platforms – Autonomous Data Warehouse by Charles Kim

10:30 -11:30 AM: Oracle Cloud in the Horizon by Rich Niemiec

11:30 – 12:15 PM: Backup to Oracle Cloud by Charles Kim

12:15 – 01:00 PM: Lunch provided by Viscosity

01:00 – 02:15 PM: Oracle 12.2 and 18c New Features by Rich Niemiec

03:00- 03:30 PM: Raffle and Closing Remarks

04:00- 06:00 PM: Happy Hour @ Pint Room

Meet the Presenters:

Charles Kim
Charles Kim is an Oracle ACE Director, a VMware vExpert, an Oracle Certified DBA, a Certified Exadata Implementation Specialist, and a Certified RAC Expert. Charles specializes in RAC, Exadata, Cloud, complex data replication, and virtualization and is the co-author of nine books on Oracle Database. Charles holds certifications in Oracle, VMware, Red Hat Linux, and Microsoft, and has over 26 years of Oracle experience on mission- and business- critical databases. Charles presents regularly at local, regional, national, and international Oracle conferences, including COLLABORATE, VMware World, and Oracle OpenWorld, on topics of RAC, ASM, Cloud, Linux best practices, Data Guard best practices, VMware best practices, Oracle on VMware virtualization, and 7×24 high-availability considerations. Charles is the founder and president of Viscosity North America, a niche Oracle consulting company specializing in Exadata, RAC, virtualization, and Oracle Cloud. Charles is also the president of the Cloud SIG for the Independent Oracle User Group.



Rich Niemiec
Rich Niemiec is the current Chief Innovation Officer of Viscosity North America. Rich is an Oracle Ace Director, a world renowned IT Expert, and was a co-founder and the CEO of TUSC, a Chicago-based systems integrator of Oracle-based business solutions started in 1988. Rich has served as President of Rolta TUSC and President of Rolta International EICT.

Rich is the past President of the International Oracle Users Group (IOUG) and the current President of the Midwest Oracle Users Group (MOUG). Rich has architected and tuned many Fortune 500 systems over the past 25 years. Rich is in the Chicago area Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame and E & Y National Entrepreneur Hall of Fame.


March 29
9:00 am - 6:00 pm


Dublin Recreation Center
5600 Post Rd
Dublin, OH 43017 United States
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(614) 410-4550