Oracle User Groups
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The largest user group for Oracle products is the International
Oracle Users Group (www.ioug.org).
In addition to IOUG, there are many smaller user groups in specific
geographical regions. The groups listed below are all within the U.S.
The Calgary Oracle Users Group (www.dbcorp.ab.ca/coug)
serves Oracle users in and around Calgary, in the Alberta province
The Chicago Oracle Users Group (www.roman.com/coug)
serves Oracle users in and around the city of Chicago.
The Gulf Coast Oracle Users Group (www.southwind.com/gcoug)
is dedicated to serving Oracle users along the Gulf Coast in the
states of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and in the Florida
The Houston Oracle Users Group (www.cois.com/houg)
serves users in and around the Houston area.
The Indiana Oracle Users Group (www.rtt.in.net/inoug)
serves Oracle users in the state of Indiana.
The Johnstown Oracle Users Group (homepage.third-wave.com/joug)
serves Oracle users in Cambria and Somerset counties of
The Mid-Atlantic Association of Oracle
serves users centered around Washington, D.C.
The Mid-South Oracle Users Group, or MidSoug, (www.midsoug.org)
serves Oracle users in Memphis and the adjacent areas of Mississippi
The Midwest Oracle Users Group (www.moug.org)
is dedicated to serving Oracle users in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa,
Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Wisconsin, and Ohio.
The New Jersey Oracle Users Group (www.mfgsys.com/njoug.htm)
serves Oracle users in the state of New Jersey.
The New York Oracle Users Group (www.nyoug.org/nyoug)
serves users of Oracle products in the New York Metropolitan area
and holds at least four meetings each year.
The Northern California Oracle Users Group (www.nocoug.org)
is dedicated to serving Oracle users in northern California.
The Northwest Oracle Users Group (www.ariscorp.com/nwoug)
is dedicated to serving Oracle users in the Pacific Northwest. Links
to several smaller regional groups are provided.
The Rocky Mountain Oracle Users Group (www.rmoug.org)
serves Oracle users in and around Colorado.
The San Diego Oracle Users Group (www.pubsvc.dsr.com/sdoug)
serves Oracle users in San Diego.
The South Florida Oracle Users Group (www.ugn.com/sfoug1.htm)
serves Oracle users in south Florida, notably the Naples/Ft. Myers
The St. Louis Oracle Users Group (clearperception.com/sloug)
serves Oracle users in St. Louis and neighboring areas of Missouri
The Twin Cities Oracle Users Group (www.tcoug.org)
serves Oracle users in the Twin Cities area of Minnesota.
The Virginia Oracle Users Group (www.crtnet.com/voug)
serves the users of Oracle products in the state of Virginia.
Many of these groups publish newsletters, some of which are
available over the Web. Full details about the organization, including
contact names and numbers, can be found on the Web page of each group.
This is not a complete list of regional user groups; it’s merely a
list of those who have established a Web presence at press time. A
complete and more up-to-date listing of regional user groups can be
found on the IOUG Web site.
This is an excerpt from the book "High Performance Oracle
Database Automation" by Jonathan Ingram and Donald K.
Burleson, Series Editor.