Wednesday Apr 09, 2014

Database Insider - April 2014 issue now available

The April issue of the Database Insider newsletter is now available. (Full newsletter here)


Automate Database Storage Management and Improve Performance with Oracle Database 12c

Register today to view the webcast and receive your free copy of the IOUG summary report, "Achieving Enterprise Data Performance—2013 Database Growth Survey."

Top Data Warehousing Trends and Opportunities for 2014

Find out how industry leaders are taking advantage of new software and hardware technologies to simplify data management and supercharge analytics performance.

Upgrade and Migrate to Oracle Database 12c—Consolidate with Oracle Multitenant

Oracle's latest-generation Oracle Database has some impressive new features. Learn how it offers great potential for migrations and consolidation, making more efficient use of hardware and delivering major improvements in management efficiency.

Managing Mission-Critical Database Changes with Oracle Real Application Testing

Learn how Oracle Real Application Testing—an Oracle Database, Enterprise Edition 12c option—and Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c work together to provide an easy-to-use solution for making changes to your mission-critical database.

Responding in Real Time

High-volume, high-speed, front-line decisions must increasingly be made in real time with big data and analytics that are actionable and operational. Hear CEO of Decision Management Solutions James Taylor discuss his latest research.

Monday Mar 10, 2014

Database Insider - March 2014 issue now available

The March issue of the Database Insider newsletter is now available. (Full newsletter here)


Get the Most Out of Your Week at the COLLABORATE 14 Conference

From April 7 to 11, Oracle technology users from around the world will gather in Las Vegas, Nevada, for COLLABORATE 14. Conference organizers offer tips for how attendees can plan their agenda to get the most out of their experience.
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Oracle Excellence Awards Honors Outstanding Data Warehouse Leaders and Database Administrators

Every year, Oracle customers and partners implement revolutionary solutions using Oracle technology. To honor such pioneering work, Oracle has conferred Oracle Excellence Awards on three data warehouse leaders and three database administrators who have demonstrated a particularly high degree of leadership and technical mastery.
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PCI Requirements Go into Effect Amid High-Profile Retail Data Breaches

Major breaches of retail customer data are making headlines just as the latest version of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards go into effect. Find out how Oracle's defense-in-depth strategy can help you protect sensitive data.
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Tuesday Feb 04, 2014

Database Insider - February 2014 issue now available

The February issue of the Database Insider newsletter is now available. (Full newsletter here)


IOUG President Michelle Malcher: Sneak Peak of COLLABORATE 14

COLLABORATE 14, the Independent Oracle Users Group conference, will take place April 7 to 11 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Michelle Malcher, IOUG president and DBA team lead at DRW Holdings, offers a sneak preview of the conference's 1,250 panels and sessions covering the full spectrum of Oracle technology.
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2014 Meetings Kick Off with Oracle-Hosted BIWA Summit

Find out what transpired at the recent BIWA Summit, where attendees enjoyed a portfolio of content spanning data management, data mining, analytics, business intelligence, visualization, and more. And find out where to be for this year's hottest upcoming special interest and user group meetings.
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New E-Book: Technical Primer for Securing Oracle Database 12c

Oracle security experts have written a new book for database administrators and security professionals who want to learn how to secure Oracle Databases. Written by Oracle's Paul Needham and Scott Rotondo, along with Independent Oracle Users Group President Michelle Malcher, Securing Oracle Database 12c: A Technical Primer, is available as a free download.
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Thursday Jan 09, 2014

Database Insider - January 2014 issue now available

The January issue of the Database Insider newsletter is now available. (Full newsletter here)


Oracle Launches Oracle Exadata Database Machine X4

In December 2013, Oracle launched the latest generation of Oracle Exadata Database Machine, delivering dramatic increases in both performance and storage capacity to support all kinds of workloads—from data warehousing and online transaction processing to database-as-a-service environments.
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Oracle SQL Developer 4.0 Simplifies Migration to Oracle Database 12c

Launched in November 2013, Oracle SQL Developer 4.0 streamlines database administration and development—including functionality to support seamless migration to Oracle Database 12c. Download it today from Oracle Technology Network.
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Thursday Dec 05, 2013

Database Insider - December 2013 issue now available

The December issue of the Database Insider newsletter is now available. (Full newsletter here)


New On-Demand Webcast Delivers Blueprint for Database as a Service

As more organizations explore the value of the database-as-a-service model, Oracle is providing a prescriptive blueprint for successfully designing, deploying, and delivering DBaaS. Find out more from analysts, experts, and real-world customers using the technology.
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Real-Time Data Replication for the Cloud: Meet Oracle GoldenGate 12c

Oracle GoldenGate 12c delivers the best real-time, logical data replication for Oracle Database 12c, cloud environments, and beyond. Get details about the new release.
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Top Database Security Trends in 2014

What are the fundamental data security questions your organization needs to ask in 2014? Discover the top three trends that highlight the importance of data security.
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Monday Nov 18, 2013

Database Insider - November 2013 issue now available

The November issue of the Database Insider newsletter is now available. (Full newsletter here)


Partners and Analysts Embrace Oracle's Groundbreaking Multitenant Architecture

Oracle Database 12c continues to wow analysts and partners as they endorse Oracle's new multitenant architecture. Get the latest analyst reviews and news about Oracle partners that are moving quickly to take advantage of Oracle Database 12c’s new capabilities.
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Customers Enthusiastic for Oracle’s Big Data Platform

As interest in big data grows across industries, more and more organizations are looking for simple approaches to implementing big data environments. Find out who has already implemented Oracle’s engineered systems approach for big data.
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Oracle Multitenant for Dummies

Oracle Multitenant for Dummies provides a clear overview of Oracle Database 12cmultitenant architecture. Download the complimentary e-book today and learn more.

Wednesday Oct 16, 2013

Database Insider - October 2013 issue: Oracle OpenWorld Highlights

The October issue of the Database Insider newsletter is now available. (Full newsletter here)


Database Highlights from Oracle OpenWorld 2013

Oracle's database solutions took center stage at Oracle OpenWorld 2013, with more than 300 individual sessions as well as multiple hands-on labs. Find out where to access conference highlights online and learn more about events and training coming your way soon.
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Coming in October: Database as a Service Online Forum

Thanks to Oracle Database 12c’s new multitenant architecture plus a series of advancements in Oracle Exadata and Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c, IT departments can now mimic providers of public cloud services and deliver database as a service. On Monday, October 21, 2013, from 9:00 a.m. PT to 12:00 p.m. PT, Oracle will host an online forum led by Carl Olofson, research vice president, IDC, and Juan Loaiza, senior vice president, Oracle Systems Technology, outlining how organizations can deliver database services.
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SQL Pattern Matching Is the Latest in a String of Oracle Big Data Innovations

The new SQL pattern matching feature of Oracle Database 12c is the latest in a series of innovations helping Oracle customers more quickly unlock the value currently hidden in big data. Oracle will be highlighting its latest big data innovations at the TDWI World Conference and Strata + Hadoop World Conference.

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Thursday Sep 12, 2013

Database Insider - September 2013 issue: Oracle OpenWorld

The September issue of the Database Insider newsletter is now available. (Full newsletter here)


Must-See Oracle Database Sessions at Oracle OpenWorld

With more than 300 sessions at Oracle OpenWorld devoted to Oracle Database alone, we asked the Oracle Database team to help attendees plan by nominating 12 must-see sessions. Not able to attend? Find out where to locate live streaming sessions.
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IOUG President Michelle Malcher: Maximize Your Oracle OpenWorld

As president of the Independent Oracle Users Group Michelle Malcher is passionate about educating fellow DBAs and sharing best practices. We asked Malcher to share ways for both newcomers and veteran conference-goers to get the most out of Oracle OpenWorld.
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Deep Dive: Explore Oracle Multitenant at Oracle OpenWorld

Oracle Multitenant will be a major focus at Oracle OpenWorld 2013. Get a list of the sessions devoted to multitenancy, from the story of its creation to practical, hands-on experience with provisioning and managing pluggable databases that will help you on your journey to the cloud.
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Wednesday Aug 07, 2013

Database Insider - August 2013 issue: Special on Oracle Database 12c

The August issue of the Database Insider newsletter is now available. (Full newsletter here)


Quick Guide to In-Depth Information About Oracle Database 12c

Get to know Oracle Database 12c. Explore a brief guide to the latest resources available—including Tom Kyte’s top 12 features.
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Market Buzz: Analysts, Bloggers, and the Press on Oracle Database 12c

Discover what analysts and experts are saying about Oracle Database 12c, the first database designed for the cloud.
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Oracle Database 12c Launch Webcast on Demand: Plug into the Cloud with Oracle Database 12c

Hear from Oracle executives and technical experts as they discuss Oracle Database 12c’s innovative multitenant architecture featuring pluggable databases. Learn how the new capabilities make it easy to consolidate onto the cloud to reduce IT costs and complexity while improving quality of service.
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Tuesday Jul 09, 2013

Database Insider - July 2013 issue

The July issue of the Database Insider newsletter is now available. (Full newsletter here)


Mark Hurd and Other Top Executives Dive into Oracle Database 12c

On Wednesday, July 10, please join Oracle President Mark Hurd, Senior Vice President Andy Mendelsohn, Vice President Tom Kyte, and other key Oracle executives and technical experts for a wide-ranging look at the innovations in Oracle Database 12c.
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Announcing Oracle Database 12c: The World's First Database Designed for the Cloud

Oracle is proud to announce the availability of Oracle Database 12c, which enables customers to quickly reap all the benefits of cloud computing with its groundbreaking multitenant architecture. Learn more about the world’s first database designed for the cloud.
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An Introduction to Oracle Multitenant

Patrick Wheeler, senior director, Oracle Database Product Management, joins host Markus Weber to give an overview of Oracle Multitenant, a new option available in Oracle Database 12c. Hear about different approaches to database consolidation, and how the new multitenant architecture simplifies consolidation. Gain an understanding of the architecture, its benefits, and the potential use cases for Oracle Database customers.

Wednesday Jun 12, 2013

Database Insider - June 2013 issue

The June issue of the Database Insider newsletter is now available. (Full newsletter here)


New In-Memory Applications Run 10 to 20 Times Faster on Oracle’s Engineered Systems

In April 2013, Oracle unveiled its new in-memory applications, which deliver 10X to 20X performance increases running on Oracle’s engineered systems, compared to commodity hardware.
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Q&A: Oracle SVP Loaiza on the Development of Oracle Exadata Database Machine X3

Oracle Exadata Database Machine is redefining the future of computing. Recently, Juan Loaiza, Oracle's senior vice president of systems technology, sat down with the Independent Oracle Users Group Director of Communities, Alex Gorbachev, to reflect on the journey that led to the creation of the next-generation Oracle Exadata Database Machine X3.
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Thursday May 09, 2013

Database Insider - May 2013 issue

The May issue of the Database Insider newsletter is now available. (Full newsletter here)


Oracle Remains #1 in RDBMS Market Share Worldwide for 2012

In its report, “Market Share: All Software Markets, Worldwide 2012,” leading information technology research and advisory company Gartner, Inc. reports that Oracle is #1 in worldwide relational database management systems, based on total software revenue share.
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Oracle Exadata Customers Speak About Real-World Value

IT leaders from Proctor & Gamble, Linkshare, Thomson Reuters, and other companies reveal how Oracle Exadata is helping them drive real-world business value.
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Thursday Aug 16, 2012

Database Insider - August 2012 issue

The August issue of the Database Insider newsletter is now available. (Full newsletter here)

Database Insider Edition - August 2012

New IOUG Report Highlights the Causes and Costs of Downtime
The new survey report from the Independent Oracle Users Group (IOUG) titled Enterprise Data and the Cost of Downtime, uncovers the latest trends in maintaining high-availability environments—including the increasingly widespread adoption of Oracle-aware solutions such as Oracle Real Application Clusters, Oracle Data Guard, and Oracle GoldenGate.
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Oracle Introduces Platinum Services at No Extra Cost
Oracle announced Oracle platinum services, which provide value-added services at no additional cost for customers of Oracle Exadata Database Machine and other Oracle engineered systems.
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Tuesday Jul 10, 2012

Database Insider - July 2012 issue

The July issue of the Database Insider newsletter is now available. (Full newsletter here)

Database Insider Edition - July 2012

Optimize Your Communications Applications on Oracle Exadata
The communications industry is experiencing explosive growth, which means that high-performing, scalable, and cost-effective solutions are critical for success. Learn more by accessing white papers, success stories, product information, videos, podcasts, and more.
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Oracle Exadata Enables Neuralitic's SevenFlow Application Improvements
Improves application performance 3x and compression rate/scalability 10x.

ElectraCard Services Runs Oracle Exadata on Oracle Linux
Achieves processing speeds greater than 12,000 TPS and increases performance 2x.

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Tuesday May 08, 2012

Database Insider - May 2012 issue

The May issue of the Database Insider newsletter is now available. (Full newsletter here)

Database Insider Edition - May 2012

Mark Hurd Unveils Latest Advances in Oracle’s Analytics Strategy
With so much of the world’s enterprise data stored in Oracle Databases, people want to know where Oracle is headed when it comes to data analytics. Now you can hear Oracle President Mark Hurd address Oracle OpenWorld Tokyo about the changing business requirements that are driving advances in Oracle’s business analytics strategy.
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New Study: Oracle Database 11g Release 2 Much Easier to Manage, Less Complex Than Sybase ASE 15.7
A new study from ORC International found significant differences in the database management and productivity costs between Oracle Database 11g Release 2 and Sybase ASE 15.7.
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Best Practices for Workload Management of a Data Warehouse on Oracle Exadata

Best Practices for Implementing a Data Warehouse on Oracle Exadata

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