Special Interest Groups

As part of your UTOUG Membership, you may join one or more Special Interest Groups (SIGs). Our SIGs provide opportunity to meet and network in more focused, Oracle-related subject areas. Each SIG holds meetings 3-5 times per year.

To become a member of a SIG:
  1. Log into the utoug.org website.
  2. Click your name in the top-right corner, then click "Edit profile."
  3. Scroll down to Group participation, and check the desired SIG(s).
  4. Select the applicable checkboxes for Interested in Presenting at SIG?.
  5. Click Save.

The APEX SIG offers developers and anyone else interested in rapid application development the opportunity to network and share information with peers who are using this cool tool from Oracle.

APEX is a browser-based rapid application development tool from Oracle. As the name implies you can build interactive web applications that easily hook into your Oracle database.

Organizers:  Jeff Eberhard
  Glen Plaizier

The DBA SIG brings together database administrators with varied experience to learn about up-and-coming database administration topics and best practices. The goal of the group is to enhance the Oracle database administration capabilities of it’s members through learning from experts and learning from each other.

 Bryan Dickson (DBA_SIG@utoug.org)

The UTOUG BI SIG's focus is to bring those who are interested and/or involved with business intelligence and data warehousing together to talk about analytical and data warehousing topics and issues. This group succeeds through the help of its members who share their experiences with others.

The BI SIG is not OBIEE focused; we are vendor neutral and realize that different products all have advantages and disadvantages.

Organizer:  Justin Ball (BI_SIG@utoug.org

Utah OAUG (UTOAUG) is a Special Interest Group (SIG) of the Utah Oracle Users Group and a Geographical Interest Group of the Oracle Applications Users Group (OAUG). It provides a means to attend various local events, network, and exchange ideas with other Oracle Application users.

Organizers:  Corvin Deus
 Mike Swing

In the Development SIG you will have the opportunity to network with others in your area and increase your knowledge of technologies such as PL/SQL, Java and other development areas, as well as the tools to enable your effectiveness.

This SIG is for everyone that needs updated information and a place to understand how other UTOUG members are utilizing this technology. There will be opportunities to share tips and tricks as well as your favorite scripts and code snippets.

Organizers:  Jonathan Kroupa
 Scott Heffron

The PeopleSoft SIG focuses on the PeopleSoft platform, including HR, Finance, and other packages.

Organizer:  Mark Parry (PeopleSoft_SIG@utoug.org)

The Hyperion/EPM SIG focuses on functional and technical aspects of the Hyperion platform, including: Planning, Financial Management (HFM), Essbase, Financial Data Quality Management, and Data Relationship Management.

Organizer:  Andy Jorgensen (Hyperion_SIG@utoug.org)

The MySQL SIG meets to share lessons learned and discuss how to effectively use this wildly popular, small and ultra-fast database. Version 8.0 is chock full of new features and performance enhancements, and we want to talk about all of them.

MySQL powers the most demanding Web, E-commerce, SaaS and Online Transaction Processing (OLTP) applications. It is a fully integrated transaction-safe, ACID compliant database with full commit, rollback, crash recovery and row level locking capabilities. MySQL delivers the ease of use, scalability, and performance to power Facebook, Google, Twitter, Uber, and many other modern, web-scale web sites.

Organizer:  TBD (MySQL_SIG@utoug.org)
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