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November/December 2017       

Welcome to the November/December 2017 issue of Oracle Magazine! In this issue’s cover story, “Let Us Take You into the Future”, Michael Hickins explores some of the emerging technologies—including AI, blockchain, chatbots, and Internet of Things—supporting current and upcoming Oracle products.

Let Us Take You into the Future

Artificial intelligence, autonomous databases, blockchain, chatbots, Internet of Things, and more: Oracle executives discuss emerging technologies.

Chris Murphy’s “Look What’s Talking” dives deeper into the power of Oracle Mobile Cloud Enterprise and how its new bot builder technology builds chatbots that leverage other emerging technologies.

Look What’s Talking

Chatbots offer a next-generation link to customers—and employees.

Features

Emerging Technologies

Let Us Take You into the Future

Artificial intelligence, autonomous databases, blockchain, chatbots, Internet of Things, and more: Oracle executives discuss emerging technologies.

Emerging Technologies

Look What’s Talking

Chatbots offer a next-generation link to customers—and employees.

Emerging Technologies

Thinking About Chatbots?

Keep these five factors in mind.

Technology

Database, SQL and PL/SQL

Becoming Privileged and Creating Synonymously

Part 12 in a second series on the basics of the relational database and SQL

Application Development

Keep Your Node.js Promises

Here’s Part 3 in a four-part series on asynchronous Node.js development.

Database, SQL and PL/SQL

Unintended Side Effects

Ensure that the code you write does not create problems elsewhere in your applications.

Database, SQL and PL/SQL

Using Dynamic SQL for Multirow Queries

Explore three dynamic SQL solutions to understand which is best for your program requirements.

Community

Architect

Getting Into Containers

Who is using containers, and how are they using them?

Peer-to-Peer

Talking It Out

On a project, on social media, or quite literally in the field, communication is key.

New Normal

Cloud, Emerging Tech, and the Expert

Emerging technologies such as IoT, blockchain, and machine learning require DBAs and database developers who understand a company’s data.

Community Bulletin

Name, Update, and Watch

Explore happenings in Oracle Developer Community

Up Front

MashUp

Resolved

Learn about robots, predict AI, and test IoT.

From the Editor

Emerged. Emerging. Pervasive.

Emerging technologies may be tough to define, but you know them when you see them . . . and see them, and see them . . . .

Interview

Meet the Next-Generation SPARC

New SPARC M8 processing power and Software in Silicon features bring better performance and security.

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