Yesterday – April 24, 2014 – I had the privilege of presenting at the Virginia Oracle User Group (VOUG) annual Oracle Conference on the James, or OCOJ for short. The “James” is the James River right there in Williamsburg, Virginia. I promised my audience I would publish the Power Point slides, so here they are:
- From SQL to Hadoop and Back: The “Sqoop” about Data Connections between SQL and Hadoop – VOUG, April 24, 2014, 3:45 – 4:45 p.m.
Yesterday could not have been a more glorious day. The Doubletree Hotel in Williamsburg is really a conference center, with a variety of beautiful meeting rooms and great skylights and large glass walls. The room in which I presented was unusual in that it had one door that led directly outside. The hotel propped it open and the beautiful air flowed it, it was remarkably refreshing. I particularly enjoyed it, given the many snow days we’ve had this past winter and even into the spring. The air was fresh and the temperatures just perfect, what a great day.
I was definitely in with some illustrious company – other presenters throughout the day included Mary Gable, David Mann, Craig Shallahammer, Greg Mays, Scott Poteet, Bill Myers, and Oracle’s own Bob Bunting as well as Robert Freeman. The legendary Tom Kyte (of Ask Tom fame) was the keynote speaker. Brilliant talent was on display everywhere.
For more information about VOUG, visit their website here: http://www.voug.org.
Here’s a copy of the full conference agenda: VOUG OCOJ Conference Agenda.
Thanks to one of my great audience members who took the photo. And a huge thanks to Linda Hoover for making the entire event possible – thank you Linda!