Oracle ACE Program
Oracle ACE Program Newsletter
November 2019
Jennifer Nicholson
Oracle ACE Program News
by Jennifer Nicholson
Director, Developer Advocacy Programs
In this edition...
bullet Announcement: ACE Award Recipients
bullet Web Conference Exclusive
bullet Oracle Cloud Free Tier
bullet UKOUG TechFest
bullet Quest Writing Opportunity
bullet  Ask TOM Office Hours
bullet  Oracle Code Online
bullet ACEs in Action
Announcement of Annual ACE Award Recipients
The annual Oracle ACE Award recipients were announced this month. View the complete list here
Web Conference Exclusive for Oracle ACEs and Groundbreaker AmbassadorsTuesday, Nov. 26, from 8am - 9am PT
Learn how Oracle Linux Cloud Native Environment can streamline installation and maintenance for your Kubernetes environments, including advanced features like Istio, Prometheus, and Grafana

Speaker: Michele Casey, Product Management Senior Director, Oracle. Michele will be joined by members of the development team to answer your questions during the presentation.

Speaker Bio: Michele Casey oversees the inbound Product Management team for Linux and Virtualization solutions at Oracle. She has been involved in supporting and building operating platform environments for over 15 years and is currently working with a core group of engineers to solve critical business problems related to the management of hybrid environments across public and private clouds, as well as building solutions targeting the orchestration and management of container-based applications and solutions.

Oracle Zoom Conference Details:
Single click URL to join Zoom:

Meeting Details for Joining by Phone:
Meeting ID: 650 506 9914
+1 669 900 6833 or +1 646 558 8656 US Toll
International numbers available:

Do you have ideas for future web conference topics or speakers? Email
Oracle Cloud Free Tier
Oracle Cloud Free Tier
The new Oracle Cloud Free Tier offers always-free services where you can build, test, and deploy applications on Oracle Cloud —a no cost! Sign up once, get access to two free offers. Get Started!
Best and Cheapest Oracle APEX hosting: Free Oracle Cloud
Best and Cheapest Oracle APEX hosting: Free Oracle Cloud
By Oracle ACE Director Dimitri Gielis 
For a great example of community contributions around the Oracle Cloud Free Tier, check out this new blog series.
UKOUG TechFest
Oracle ACE Product Briefing:
Planning is underway for a lunchtime Oracle ACE Product Briefing at UKOUG TechFest on Monday, December 2nd. Please take a look at the list of Oracle speakers attending UKOUG TechFest and email me with your requests for Oracle presenters at the briefing. 

Oracle ACE Dinner:
Please hold the date for the ACE dinner on Monday night, Dec 2nd.

ACE Nominations:
You are encouraged to submit ACE nominations for any UKOUG TechFest attendees or speakers. If you have already submitted a nomination for anyone speaking at the event, please let me know. (Deadline: Nov 15.)
Quest Writing Opportunity

Calling all Oracle ACEs! Are you interested in getting your writing published, sharing your knowledge with other Oracle users, and getting ACE credit for your work? The Quest Oracle Community is looking for writers to contribute content specifically targeting the Quest IOUG Database and Technology Community.

For more information please email

Writers with expertise in the following topics are encouraged to respond:
bullet Database sharding
bullet Database security
bullet Database performance
bullet Database development
bullet Database auditing
Ask TOM Office Hours
Ask TOM Office Hours
Free training, how-tos and Q&A with Oracle experts every month. Take a look at these upcoming sessions:

Explore Oracle PL/SQL
by Steven Feuerstein

Exploring SQL
by Dan McGhan

Explore Application Express
by Joel Kallman

...and much more!
See the entire series.
Oracle Code Online - A Robust Content Forum for Groundbreakers Like You
Oracle Code Online is a catalog of curated technical talks delivered by Oracle Groundbreakers, community advocates, Oracle ACEs, Oracle product leads, and Java Champions. The presentations span a breadth of technologies that are relevant to developers, including cloud, serverless, containers, database, DevOps, and JavaScript. Watch a talk at any time from any device and then join the conversation at the Oracle community site. 
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ACEs in Action
The ACEs in Action blog regularly publishes updates on the latest ACE content and activities, including articles, blogs, videos, upcoming presentations, and more. 

Make sure you report your activities promptly so they can be promoted on the blog. This is especially important for upcoming conference appearances. 

Any questions? Contact Bob Rhubart

Recent Headlines:
bullet What's Cooking: Oracle ACE Sessions at DOAG - Nov 19-22, 2019
bullet ACE Blog Posts - August 18-24, 2019: Oracle Database 19c, APIs, Analytics, and More
bullet Oracle ACEs at the BGOUG Autumn Conference, Nov 15-19 in Pravets, Bulgaria
bullet ACE Blog Posts - August 11-17, 2019: Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, REST, VMs, and More
bullet Upcoming Oracle ACE-Organized Meet-ups - October 2019
bullet ACE Blog Posts - August 4-10, 2019: DevOps, ADW, REST, Data Guard, and More
bullet Congratulations to the 2018-2019 Oracle ACE Award Recipients!
bullet Articles by Oracle ACEs - August 2019
bullet ACE Blog Posts July 28 - August 3, 2019: Events, Database, MySQL, OCI, and More
bullet ACE Sessions at ECOUG - Oct 29-30, Raleigh, NC
bullet Oracle ACE Sessions at Oracle OpenWorld - Thursday September 19, 2019
bullet ACE Blog Posts - July 21-27, 2019: Database, JDBC, Linux, OCI, and More
bullet ACE Sessions at Oracle Code One - Thursday Sept 19, 2019
bullet Oracle ACE Sessions at POUG 2019 in Wroclaw, Poland
bullet Oracle ACE Sessions at OpenWorld - Wednesday Sept 18, 2019
bullet ACE Blog Posts - July 14- 20, 2019: SQL, Database, ExaCS, OICS, Weblogic, and More
bullet Oracle ACE Sessions at Code One - Wednesday Sept 18, 2019
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