Wednesday Jun 17, 2015

Database Insider - June 2015 issue now available

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


Live Webcast: Larry Ellison Unveils New Oracle Cloud Platform Services

Monday, June 22, 2015, 10 a.m. PT
Save the date for a live broadcast event featuring Oracle Executive Chairman and Chief Technology Officer Larry Ellison and Oracle President, Product Development Thomas Kurian as they unveil new Oracle Cloud platform services. Discover how you can drive innovation with the leading enterprise cloud platform. Learn how to:

  • Integrate with next-generation cloud services.
  • Accelerate application development and deployment.
  • Lead the transformation of your business
Larry Ellison Unveils New Oracle Cloud Platform Services
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Harvard Business Review Analytic Services Report Finds That Cloud Computing Is Entering Its Second Act

A new report by Harvard Business Review Analytic Services, “Cloud Computing Comes of Age,” finds that cloud computing is entering its “second act,” as IT and business leaders work together to promote cohesive, inclusive cloud strategies—and achieve measurable results. Read a summary of key findings and learn how to access the full report.
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2015 IOUG Survey on Database Manageability

Oracle Cloud Analyst Summit: Oracle Customers Discuss Platform as a Service and Infrastructure as a Service (31:29)

Oracle Senior Vice President Shawn Price leads a customer panel at the recent Oracle Cloud Analyst Summit. Find out what these customers and partners had to say about platform as a service and infrastructure as a service.

  • JDSU Senior Director of IT Rajiv Sethi
  • mFrontiers President Daniel Pahng
  • Valdosta State University Chief Information Officer Brina Haugabrook
  • Australian Financial Group IT Manager Andrew McGee
  • NetCompany Partner Gustaf Löfberg
  • Surdell and Partners Partner and Director of Customer Intelligence and Strategic Consulting Adam Kanzmeier
  • Public Health Foundation Enterprises, Principal IT Architect at Knex Technology Basheer Khan
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2015 IOUG Survey on Database Manageability

A new survey conducted by the Independent Oracle Users Group (IOUG) reveals new insight into the key trends and challenges facing database administrators and Oracle professionals.

2015 IOUG Survey on Database Manageability
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Tuesday May 19, 2015

Database Insider - May 2015 issue now available

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

Oracle Database 12c Now Certified by SAP

In March 2015, SAP announced that all SAP products based on SAP NetWeaver 7.x are now certified and supported on Oracle Database 12c—including Oracle Grid Computing 12c and Oracle Real Application Clusters 12c.
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Oracle Database Innovation Online Forum

The Oracle Database Innovation Forum that was broadcast on March 18, 2015 is now available on demand. Once you’ve registered, watch the replay of Tom Kyte’s keynote, and then stay as long as you like or return at your convenience to watch another session or replay one that made an impact on you.

Breakout Sessions on Demand

CERN Deploys Oracle Database 12c

Learn how CERN, using pluggable databases for its database service on demand, can almost instantly deploy new databases for its users.

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Thursday Mar 05, 2015

Database Insider - March 2015 issue now available

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


Tom Kyte to Deliver Keynote at Oracle Database Innovation Online Forum

The cloud computing era is here—are you ready? On March 18, 2015, Oracle Architect Tom Kyte and other Oracle Database 12c product gurus show you how to leverage Oracle Database innovations for cloud computing during the half-day Oracle Database Innovation Online Forum.
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COLLABORATE 15 Preview: Don't-Miss Database Sessions

This year’s annual COLLABORATE 15 conference will include sessions presented by some of the most compelling thought leaders in database technology. Find out what Tom Kyte, Maria Colgan, Steven Feuerstein, and others will be discussing.
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Not All Data Is Created Equal: Mapping Data Security in the Age of Megabreaches

Amid a rising tide of high-profile—and highly damaging—data breaches, it is becoming increasingly clear that organizations must classify data according to its sensitivity, map the location of each class of data within the data center, and then put in place levels of control appropriate to each. Find out what Oracle data security solutions are most appropriate for various levels of data.
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Larry Ellison Announces Oracle’s X5 Engineered Systems

Larry Ellison Announces Oracle’s X5 Engineered Systems

What happens when extreme performance meets extreme savings? Find out as Oracle Executive Chairman of the Board and Chief Technology Officer Larry Ellison unveils the data center of the future.

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Oracle Database Innovation Online Forum

Oracle Database Innovation Online Forum

March 18, 2015, 10 a.m. PT/1 p.m. ET
Oracle Database is built to protect your IT and application investments through each computing era. Cloud computing is here—are you ready? Register for the March 18, 2015 Oracle Database Innovation Online Forum. Oracle product experts will discuss the new innovations in Oracle Database 12c for cloud computing, top reasons customers choose the #1 database, and best practices.

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Thursday Feb 05, 2015

Database Insider - February 2015 issue now available

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


Everything You Want to Know About Oracle Multitenant

Wednesday, February 18, 2015, 12 p.m.–1 p.m. CT
Watch Oracle Multitenant expert Patrick Wheeler, and Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.’s Oracle guru and Principal Database Architect Arup Nanda as they dig into how a multitenant architecture simplifies consolidation and enables database as a service. Learn how this technology can have a significant impact on the cost of delivering database services, and how regular activities—backup, recovery, data guard, security, and so on—will change with the move to Oracle Multitenant.

Announcing the Next Generation of Engineered Systems

What happens when extreme performance meets extreme savings? Find out as Oracle Executive Chairman of the Board and Chief Technology Officer Larry Ellison unveils the data center of the future.


Oracle Database 12c: A Revolution in Data Management

To stay ahead, you need a database management system that will accommodate relentless growth, support increasingly faster decision-making, and deliver breakthroughs in performance, security, availability, and manageability.

Wednesday Aug 06, 2014

Database Insider - August 2014 issue now available

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


Oracle Database Delivers More Database Innovations

Now available for download, the latest release of Oracle Database 12c delivers new database innovations for simplifying application development, accelerating database performance by orders of magnitude, and delivering mission-critical database-as-a-service environments. Learn about the new capabilities in the release.
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IOUG President John Matelski's Tips for a Great Oracle OpenWorld Experience

John Matelski, president of the Independent Oracle User Group (IOUG), offers his tips for getting the most out of Oracle OpenWorld 2014, which takes place in San Francisco, California from September 28 to October 2. Find out what the hot topics are and what special activities IOUG has planned.
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Big Data Breakthrough: Integrate Big Data into Enterprise IT

Oracle Big Data SQL seamlessly integrates queries across Hadoop, NoSQL, and Oracle Database to deliver better business insights. It offers the simplest way to access and secure the wealth of data across an enterprise and leverage existing applications and systems to make the most of big data.
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Tuesday Jul 08, 2014

Database Insider - July 2014 issue now available

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


Oracle Database In-Memory: Real Time to Reality

Find out what customers and analysts are saying about Oracle Database In-Memory, Oracle's breakthrough technology that accelerates database performance for instant analytics while also speeding up online transaction processing.
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Andy Mendelsohn to Launch Oracle's Latest Big Data Breakthrough on July 15

At a launch event on July 15, Oracle Executive Vice President Andy Mendelsohn plans to unveil a new Oracle big data solution designed to enable customers to use SQL to query Hadoop, NoSQL, and Oracle Database with enterprise-grade security and high performance.
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Take an Early Peek at the Oracle OpenWorld 2014 Lineup

Though still a few months away, the organizers of Oracle OpenWorld are already beginning to schedule high-profile sessions for this year's event, which will take place in San Francisco September 28 to October 2. The event features some of the most innovative minds in the industry, including Tom Kyte and Steven Feuerstein. Get a preview of some of the top don't-miss sessions that are planned.
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Larry Ellison: Speed + Scalability + Reliability = Oracle Database In-Memory

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison introduces Oracle Database In-Memory and discusses how with in-memory, everything runs faster, more reliably, more economically, and is cloud-ready.

Monday Jun 02, 2014

Database Insider - June 2014 issue now available

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


Larry Ellison

June 10: Oracle CEO Larry Ellison Live on the Future of Database Performance

At a live webcast on June 10 at Oracle’s headquarters, Oracle CEO Larry Ellison is expected to announce the upcoming availability of Oracle Database In-Memory, which dramatically accelerates business decision-making by processing analytical queries in memory without requiring any changes to existing applications.
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New Study Confirms Capital Expenditure Savings with Oracle Multitenant

A new study finds that Oracle Multitenant, an option of Oracle Database 12c, drives significant savings in capital expenditures by enabling the consolidation of a large number of databases on the same number or fewer hardware resources. 

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Tuesday May 06, 2014

Database Insider - May 2014 issue now available

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


Gartner: Oracle #1 in DBMS for 20131

Gartner, Inc. has published its market share numbers for 2013 based on total software revenues. According to Gartner, Oracle
  • Is #1 in worldwide database management system (DBMS) subsegment software revenue share
  • Leads the next-closest competitor revenue share by 28 percent
1Source: Gartner, "Market Share: All Software Markets, Worldwide, 2013," Colleen Graham, Yanna Dharmasthira, Chad Eschinger, et al., March 28, 2014.


New Release: Empower Developers with Oracle NoSQL Database 3.0

In April 2014, Oracle announced the availability of Oracle NoSQL Database 3.0, the latest version of Oracle's distributed key-value database for building high-performance, next-generation applications. Learn about the enhancements in the new release.
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Real-World Performance Tour Now Available on Your Desktop

Have you always wanted to attend a Real-World Performance Tour event? Now you can access the expertise of Oracle's real-world performance team from your desktop. Join upcoming live chats, access a learning library, and watch videos featuring the team's road show presentations.

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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