Oracle User Group

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An Oracle User Group is a private, generally non-profit or not-for-profit organization that provides support and education for users of Oracle Corporation technology, particularly for professional users, however student user groups have also been established.[1]

The Oracle user groups often hold conferences,[2][3] publish periodicals[4] and survey members to provide real data back to Oracle.[5]

International Oracle User Council[edit]

International Oracle User Council IOUC, an international organization, represents the collective interests of the affiliated Oracle Global User Groups / Councils.

Some of the representative Oracle Global User Groups are:

Two umbrella organizations also exist in the EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) and APAC (Asia Pacific) regions:

They in their turn aggregate a number of in-region country-based groups.


  1. ^ "Oracle User Group". Edinburgh BITs. February 2005. Retrieved 2007-03-19. 
  2. ^ ISSN 0939-1541:Konferenz der Deutschen ORACLE-Anwender-Gruppe
  3. ^ Proceedings IOUW '95, International Oracle User Group. OCLC 50999103
  4. ^ ISSN 0936-0360: DOAG-News : Informationen der Deutschen ORACLE-Anwender-Gruppe
  5. ^ Brian Prince (February 26, 2007). "Oracle Offers Free ILM Tool". eWeek. Retrieved 2007-03-19. 

External links[edit]

Users Group Publications[edit]

    • - NoCOUG Journal, Northern California Oracle Users Group Journal for November 2011, 25th anniversary edition of the users group newsletter
    • - RMOUG SQL>Update Online, Rocky Mountain Oracle Users Group online editions going back to Fall 2009, publishing since 1994
    • - UKOUG Oracle Scene magazine, UK Oracle User Group's publication has an archive of over 60 editions featuring articles around Oracle Technology, Applications & Business Analytics & Reporting