Fall 2019

Date: Thursday, November 7, 2019

Time: 8:30am-6:00pm

Location: Pinstripes - Edina, 3849 Gallagher Drive, Edina, MN 55435, Ballroom B and Ballroom C (located upstairs)

Map Link and Directions: Pinstripes Directions Through ANY Traffic

Parking: There is a parking in the parking garage to the west side of the building

TCOUG Check In: Will be at the TCOUG desk where you will receive your name tags

Wifi : Complimentary wireless internet available


  • Seasonal Fruit, Housemade Pastries, Croissants with Butter and Artisanal Jams, Yogurt and Granola Parfaits, Fruit Juices


  • Sliders: Italian Meatball, Chicken Parmesan, Burger, Caprese Caesar Salad, Garden Salad, Parmesan Potato Chips Housemade Cookies & Ghirardelli Triple Chocolate Brownies


  • Kettle chips, Fresh Whole Fruit, Granola Bars, Trail Mix

Advanced Cloud Topics

Exadata Cloud at Customer

Technical Deep Dive and What’s Next with Dan Norris from Oracle Corp.

Oracle Autonomous Linux

Oracle Autonomous Linux, Oracle OS Management Service with Jason Zormeier from Oracle Corp.


Leveraging Oracle BI Just Keeps Getting Easier! with John Hendrickson from MeasureIT

Moving PeopleSoft to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure

Public Sector Case Study with Brian Bream from Collier IT

Workshop Sponsors


About the Speakers

Dan Norris - Oracle Corp.

Dan is security and compliance lead for Oracle Database Cloud Services covering ExaCS, ExaCC, DBCS, and ADB-D. For the past 10 years at Oracle, he has worked with Exadata systems focusing on security, networking, and other platform-level configuration. Prior to joining Oracle, Dan worked as a consultant on database and cluster issues starting with Oracle 7. When not working on the Next Big Thing in Oracle Cloud, he enjoys traveling to warm places with beaches and scuba diving with animals of all sizes, especially the big animals!

Jason Zormeier - Oracle Corp.

Jason is an Enterprise Cloud Architect for the West Central Region specializing in database and cloud architectures. I live in MN with my wonderful family and I hope to pass on to them one of my outlooks in life which is to live HIGH at all times – (my core values of Humor, Integrity, Generosity, and Honesty).
Oracle Autonomous Linux executes automatic patch updates and tuning—without human interaction—improving IT staff productivity, security, and downtime. Combined with native Oracle Cloud Infrastructure services such as Oracle OS Management Service, it offers even more automation such as autoscaling, lifecycle management across pools, and monitoring. It is available with Oracle Linux Premier Support at no cost to Oracle Cloud customers. Oracle Autonomous Linux is based on Oracle Linux, which is binary-compatible with Red Hat Enterprise Linux, allowing IBM Red Hat customers to immediately start using the service with current applications on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure.

John Hendrickson - MeasureIT / Traust Consulting

John Hendrickson is the President of MeasureIT. John is a long-time Oracle EBS implementer with 20 years of EBS experience (most of which came locally with FICO) and over 10 years of experience with OBIEE and OAC.
John founded MeasureIT to provide a cost effective reporting solution to help EBS customers run their businesses on the important data stored in their ERP system. MeasureIT has become a leader in the Oracle EBS reporting space specializing on replacing outdated tools like Oracle Discoverer, leveraging both OBIEE and the new and improved Oracle Analytics Cloud (OAC) offering.

Brian Bream - Collier IT

Brian is the Chief Executive Officer at Collier IT and an Oracle ACE Director for Systems Technologies He has over 37 years in the Information Technology field starting in the US Navy in 1981. Although proficient in many technologies his passion has been in the Operating Environment, Engineered Systems, Data Center grade servers, Big Data/Hadoop, and storage. He has been teaching for Sun Microsystems / Oracle since 2000. Brian actively writes a blog and provides formal presentations on various Oracle and related technology topics.
You can follow Brian on Twitter @Snatchbrain