Red Gate extends passion for education to Oracle

Posted: May 29, 2012 at 1:24 pm

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Red Gate has launched the Oracle Education Zone, an online resource that includes free webinars and eBooks geared around the learning needs of Oracle developers and DBAs. Content for the education zone is developed in cooperation with leading experts such as Tom Kyte, Jonathan Lewis and Cary Millsap.

In conjunction with the launch of the education zone, Red Gate is offering free downloads of Expert Oracle Database Architecture by Tom Kyte, an eBook that dives deeply into Oracle Databases most powerful features for versions 9i, 10g and 11g. The Amazon five-star book retails for more than $40.

Free webinars and videos

Upcoming live webinars listed in the Oracle Education Zone include The Evils of Implicit Conversions and other SQL Skullduggery presented by Tom Kyte (June 21) and Oracle Heap Tables or SQL Clustered Indexes? (June 7), a live debate between Jonathan Lewis (OakTable Network, Oracle ACE Director) and Grant Fritchey (Microsoft SQL Server MVP). In addition to the upcoming webinars, more than a dozen videos from previous webinars are available to watch on demand for free.

Our ultimate goal is to be a partner in helping Oracle users perform better in their day-to-day jobs, says James Murtagh, marketing manager for Red Gate Oracle tools and editor of All Things Oracle. We think our Deployment Suite for Oracle, combined with learning resources from the worlds top Oracle experts, will help people reach their potential in saving time, boosting quality and continually improving their skills.

Uplifting the market it serves

Murtagh says that the Oracle Education Zone is an extension of Red Gates efforts to uplift the market it serves through free web community sites, technical publications and conference sponsorships that reach millions annually. The companys two independent community sites and have more than two million monthly visitors. Red Gate sponsored more than 200 community events in 2011 for 31,000 attendees and provided 24,000 free trials of its tools.

Red Gate tools are used by nearly 600,000 professionals worldwide to deploy databases and improve their code. Eighty-six percent (86%) of Fortune 100 companies use Red Gate tools and 87 percent of its customers rate the companys support as excellent.

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