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  • JimH
    Jun 14, 2010
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      Our next Central Alabama Oracle User Group event is this Thursday and we need to get a good count for lunch from Dale's Southern Grill, so please reply by email letting us know you are coming. Also, please let me know if you would like a vegetarian lunch.

      We will be meeting at Proassurance so please respond with the names of everyone you are bringing and I'll pass them on to the building security so that they will be ready to let you in without any problems. See details below.


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      Database Change Management and Compliance Made Easy
      with DB Maestro

      - presented by Dan Davis of go-ESI
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      DATE: Thursday, June 17, 2010
      TIME: 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
      PLACE: Proassurance, FREE PARKING
      LUNCH: Provided by go-ESI (catered by Dale's Southern Grill)
      RSVP REQUIRED: Yes


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      Presentation Overview
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      Topic: Database Change Management and Compliance Made Easy with DB Maestro

      Presenter: Dan Davis

      Abstract: Software Configuration Management (SCM) tools were developed in the mid 1980's to provide a process for software development and maintenance, automatically provide a complete audit trail of changes during an application's life cycle and minimize risk during the development and change processes. As database technology developed and the database became a more integral part of delivering application functionality, these tools were not extended to provide the same value to the database developers and administrators. Various software tools, under the general label of `Compare and Sync' were developed to help the database specialist cope with their change processes. With the advent of various compliance requirements on the change process, this void of complete SCM functionality became more apparent. The presentation to the Central Alabama OUG will review this area from a functional and value standpoint and introduce a new generation of database change technology that fills this need.


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      Presenter's Bio
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      Dan Davis
      go-ESI


      Bio:
      Dan is a unique blend of growth agent, business strategist, startup specialist and sales leader with a proven business development and sales execution track record in both software startups and leading enterprise software companies. Dan specializes in bringing new software technology to IT organizations as well as maximizing customer acceptance with attention to detail in all aspects of the business development cycle. His early career in IT management with Sears and Equifax give him a unique perspective on the needs of the IT organization. Dan's career highlights include bringing one of the early search engines into the market in the 80's, introducing the first complete identity management solution in the late 90's and advising numerous small companies on introducing new software technology into the IT marketplace. His sales experience with enterprise software includes CA, IBM and BMC. An outstanding communicator, Dan possesses excellent presentation and writing skills and has a BBA in marketing and an MBA in finance from Georgia State University


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      DIRECTIONS
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      Proassurance
      100 Brookwood Pl.
      Birmingham, AL 35209

      (Up the hill from Brookwood Mall and down the street from Brookwood Medical Center)

      http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=proassurance,+100+Brookwood+Place,+Birmingham,+AL+35209&sll=33.475268,-86.773281&sspn=0.08491,0.147114&ie=UTF8&ll=33.465495,-86.773217&spn=0.010615,0.018389&t=h&z=16

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      Parking
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      Free Parking adjacent to the building.


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      Sincerely,
      Jim Hill
      Central Alabama Oracle Users Group