08:30–09:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast
09:00–10:30 Introduction to the Oracle Optimizer and in-depth discussion on statistics
10:45–12:15 Explaining the EXPLAIN PLAN
13:15–14:45 Detailed look at what can cause an execution plan to go wrong
15:00–16:30 Guide to tuning SQL statements
16:30–18:00 Wine-and-cheese reception sponsored by Fusion-io
November 20, 2013, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm with a one-hour lunch break. Wine-and-cheese reception from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm.
Member early-bird price $299
Member regular price $399
Non-member early-bird price $399
Non-member regular price $499
Network Meeting Center @ TechMart
5201 Great America Parkway
Santa Clara, CA 95054
Refund and cancellation policy: Refund requests will be accepted until October 22. NoCOUG reserves the right to cancel the event at any time and refund all payments. NoCOUG reserves the right move the event to a smaller or larger venue depending on the number of registrations.