Utah Oracle Users Group

Training Days Keynote

Welcome Back Rich Niemiec!

Innovation, the Oracle Cloud, Big Data and the Internet of Things

Rich Niemiec, TEC

This presentation will cover Oracle’s Acceleration, especially with the Oracle Cloud, and the cycles of innovation in the world. We’ll then look at the current acceleration of the Cloud, the Big Data Revolution, and some of the Big Data Solutions out there, including Oracle’s Big Data Solution. We will review the role that both Google and Facebook have played in the Big Data Ecosystem and how other NoSQL databases such as Cassandra and MongoDB fit in. We’ll then look at the Internet of Things (IoT), which will drive Big Data and the Cloud even faster.


Rich Niemiec is a world renowned Oracle Tuning Expert. Rich is an Oracle Ace Director and was the CEO and a co-founder of TUSC, a Chicago-based systems integrator of Oracle-based business solutions started in 1988. Rich currently has served as an Executive Advisor to Rolta International Board of Directors, as President of Rolta TUSC and President of Rolta EICT. TUSC was the Oracle Partner of the Year in 2002, 2004, 2007, 2008, 2010 (Rolta TUSC), & 2011 (Rolta). Rich is a past President of the International Oracle Users Group (IOUG) and the current President of the Midwest Oracle Users Group (MOUG). Rich is one of six originally honored worldwide Oracle Certified Masters. In 2015, he authored Quick Start Guide to Oracle Query Tuning for DBAs & Developers. In 2012, he authored the #1 Oracle bestseller "Oracle11g Release 2 Performance Tuning Tips & Techniques," an update of his previous 3 Oracle best sellers on Oracle8i, Oracle9i, and Oracle10g Performance Tuning. Rich was inducted into the Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame in 1998. Rich is a graduate of Purdue University.

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