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Three Confio Database Experts to Present at Rocky Mountain Oracle Users Group Training Days

BOULDER, Colo. - Feb. 13, 2012 - Today Confio Software, the makers of the award-winning Ignite database performance management software solution, will host four sessions at the upcoming Rocky Mountain Oracle User Group (RMOUG) Training Days event, taking place Feb. 14 - 16, 2012 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver.

Recognized Oracle database administrators (DBAs) and Confio team members Kathy Gibbs, Dean Richards and Janis Griffin will present sessions designed to educate today's Oracle DBAs about topical issues affecting their DBA peers, including the impact of VMware in physical server environments, improving performance on RAC and specific tuning tips.

"Our team is composed of unparalleled Oracle DBAs, and it's their real-world experience that has helped give Ignite its strong following in the user community," said Don Bergal, chief marketing officer for Confio. "Kathy, Dean and Janis are recognized expert DBAs and anyone at the RMOUG conference will benefit from attending their sessions."

A list of their specific sessions followings:

  • Wed. Feb. 15 at 9:15 - 10:15 a.m.
    Confio DBA Kathy Gibbs will conduct: Performance on RAC: There is more there
    This presentation will focus on performance tuning tips specifically for a RAC environment.
  • Wed. Feb. 15 at 10:45 - 11:45 a.m.
    Confio DBA Dean Richards will conduct: Monitoring Oracle Databases on VMware
    This presentation will explore the fundamentals of using vSphere for monitoring databases running in a VMware environment.
  • Wed. Feb. 15 at 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
    Confio DBA Kathy Gibbs will conduct a showcase session: Advanced Performance Tuning Tips with Ignite8
    This presentation outlines a method for determining the best approach for tuning SQL statements by utilizing response time analysis.
  • Thurs. Feb. 16 1:30 - 2:30p
    Confio DBA Janis Griffin will conduct a session: Using Oracle Execution Plans for Performance Gains
    This presentation will discuss the different operators found in an execution plan, and how they consume resources.

Ignite for DB2, SQL Server, Oracle, VMware and Sybase is the one monitoring solution that identifies, analyzes and resolves all of the performance problems affecting applications and users. Unlike other software, Ignite doesn't just show health metrics, it applies wait-time analysis to correlate the most important performance data to build a complete picture of the database performance for the DBA, Developer and DBA manager.

For more information about Confio's solutions for DBAs, please visit

About Confio Software

Confio Software develops database performance solution for DBAs, IT managers, and database developers, for both physical and virtual server environments. Confio's flagship product, Ignite8, helps eliminate bottlenecks, speed problem resolution, and reduce the cost of operations for SQL Server, Oracle, DB2 and Sybase databases and VMware servers. Since the company's founding in 2002, Confio products are developed and supported from the Boulder, CO headquarters. For more information visit

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