Check out our many forums/online communities, worldwide user groups, and technology blogs, and exchange knowledge with other users and experts.

Discussion Forums and Online Communities

Spatial Features Discussion Forum on OTN—OTN forum for technical questions and topics related to Oracle’s spatial and graph technologies

Oracle Fusion Middleware MapViewer Discussion Forum on OTN—OTN forum for technical questions and topics related to Oracle Fusion Middleware MapViewer

RDF Semantic Graph Discussion Forum on OTN—OTN forum for information on product technical topics related to RDF Semantic Graph

Linkedin Oracle Spatial and Graph Group—Online community to discuss business and technology trends, news, use cases, events, and experiences from users worldwide

User Groups

North American IOUG Oracle Spatial and Graph Special Interest Group (SIG)—The IOUG SIG community brings together the family of Oracle Spatial and Graph professionals to promote interactions driving the market for spatial technology in the enterprise. It promotes exchange of technical information and best practices, and fosters collaboration between the community and Oracle, through regular events, meetings, and resources available to its members.

Visit the SIG site. Membership in the Independent Oracle Users Group is required; view IOUG signup information.


Oracle MapViewer—Latest MapViewer feature updates, how-tos, and examples by LJ Qian, Oracle Software Development Director

Oracle Maps (SPATIAL/Mapviewer)—Rich mapping and MapViewer examples, videos, how tos, by Bernhard Fischer-Wasels, Oracle. (Language: German)

 Geodaten für Alle: Oracle Spatial Tipps, Tricks und Best Practices (Language: German)

Oracle Spatial, MapViewer, Semantics—Spatial, MapViewer, semantics topics, in addition to GoldenGate, data warehousing, and other Oracle technologies, by Alexander Ryndin, Oracle Russia. (Language: Russian)

Oracle Database Insider—Official site for the latest news on Oracle Database

Exploring Spatial Blog at WordPress.comSteve Mitchell, a web developer at Garmin International, covers how to install the Oracle MapViewer 11g ( Quick Start Kit. He also tells you where to track down a copy of the data for the MapViewer demos (that is not included with this distribution), and takes you step-by-step through the import of that data and the creation of a permanent datasource.