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Oracle REST Data Services for Python Developers [January 2018]
by Yuli Vasiliev
Part 1 of 3 part series on how to incorporate REST data Services in Python Applications

Oracle R Advanced Analytics for Hadoop - Part 1 [January 2018]
by Brendan Tierney, Oracle ACE Director
How to use Oracle R Advanced Analytics for Hadoop to access and process data in Oracle Database, HDFS, and Hive including creating and managing map-reduce processes.

Oracle R Advanced Analytics for Hadoop - Part 2 [January 2018]
by Brendan Tierney, Oracle ACE Director
How to use advanced analytics, machine learning, and Apache Spark with Oracle R Advanced Analytics for Hadoop.

Top 10 Predictions for Software Developers in 2018 [January 2018]
by Siddhartha Agarwal
A review of the top 10 opportunities and technologies such as blockchain, chatbots and machine learning that lead the list of transformational trends in 2018.

Oracle API Cloud Services - Part 2  [December 2017]
By Rolando CarrascoOracle ACE
Rolando shows you how to publish APIs to the API Portal, register an application and subscribe to an API, generate an API key, and more in part 2 of his series on the Oracle API Platform Cloud Service. 

Inefficiency of Direct-Path Bulk Bind Inserts [November 2017]
by Paul Guerin
Oracle Database offers a number of methods to load many rows in a table. Beware of the storage inefficiency of small bulk bind inserts that use the direct path.

Quick Tip: Migrating Data using Data Pump [November 2017]
by Paul Guerin
Export to a significantly smaller dump file using the advanced compression capability of Oracle Database 12c Data Pump.

Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service: A Timely Revisit [October 2017]
by Jim Czuprynski

An experienced Oracle Database DBA provides his perspective on the latest incarnation of Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service (AKA: Exadata Express) 

Learning R for PL/SQL Developers - Part 1 [September 2017]
By Arup Nanda, Oracle ACE Director
2 part series that presents a fast ramp for learning R for DBAs who are already familiar with PL/SQL. In this series of articles, you will learn the R language elements in parallel to the PL/SQL language.

Learning R for PL/SQL Developers - Part 2 [September 2017]
By Arup Nanda, Oracle ACE Director
2 part series that presents a fast ramp for learning R for DBAs who are already familiar with PL/SQL. Part 2 presents more advanced concepts of the R language such as evaluating conditions, executing loops, and creating program units such as functions. 

Partitioned In-Database Machine Learning Model [August 2017]
by Brendan Tierney, Oracle ACE Director
Oracle Database includes a suite of machine learning algorithms that are built into the core of the database and are available in the Enterprise Edition. Learn how to create a partitioned machine learning model using the Oracle Data Miner tool and how you can use this model to score or label new data using a SQL query.

Building an Adaptive Intelligence Process in Oracle Cloud [August 2017]
by Brendan Tierney, Oracle ACE Director
An experienced Oracle Database DBA provides his perspective on the latest incarnation of Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service (aka: Exadata Express)..

Oracle API Cloud Services - Part I [August 2017]
by Rolando Carrasco ace-2

This article introduces Oracle API Cloud Services, and shows you how it is used to publish, deploy, and apply policies to APIs.

Introduction to Oracle Messaging Cloud Service [August 2017]
by Phil Wilkins ace-associate
This article examines the Oracle Messaging Cloud Service (OCMS) web API that sits over that messaging engine, and also looks at the cool moves OMCS can throw that give messaging a 21st century shine. 

Asynchronous Processing in Node.js [July 2017]
by Dan McGhan
Part 1 in a four-part series on asynchronous Node.js development.

Oracle Database and Oracle JET: A Beautiful Combination [July 2017]
by Yuli Vasiliev
How to leverage the power of the Oracle JET framework when building a front-end for Oracle Database Applications.

Migrate Oracle Database to Oracle Cloud Using Data Pump [July 2017]
by Joel Pérez and Skant Gupta
Migrate an on-premises source database, tablespace, schema, or table to an Oracle Database Cloud Service.

How to Fail Over and Reinstate Oracle Database on the Oracle Cloud [July 2017]
by Joel Pérez and Skant Gupta
Step by Step instructions make it easy to fail over and reinstate Oracle Database in the cloud.

Using Remote Cloning Capability to Migrate Oracle Database 12c to Oracle Database Cloud [July 2017]
by Joel Pérez and Skant Gupta
Copy a pluggable database (PDB) from an Oracle Database 12c database to a PDB in a database-as-a-service (DBaaS) container database. 

Implementing ASM-Scoped & Database-Scoped Security on Oracle Exadata Database Machine [July 2017]
by Deiby Gómez , YV Ravikumar
Oracle Exadata Storage Server security has two modes: ASM-Scoped Security and Database-Scoped Security. This article describes the use cases for both approaches. 

Machine Learning with R in Oracle Database [May 2017]
By Yuli Vasiliev
Learn to leverage the power of Oracle Database when performing data analysis with R. 

Leverage the Power of Oracle Database From a Browser - Part 1 [May 2017]
by Scott Spendolini, Oracle ACE Director
Part 1 of a two-part series that describes the steps for creating a JavaScript-based data management application that integrates with Oracle Database via RESTful service calls.

Leverage the Power of Oracle Database From a Browser - Part 2 [May 2017]
by Scott Spendolini, Oracle ACE Director
Part 2 of a two-part series that describes the steps for creating a JavaScript-based data management application that integrates with Oracle Database via RESTful service calls. (Practical Demo Exercise)

Tell the Story [January 2017]
by Mark Rittman
Use Oracle Data Visualization Desktop to present information and insights. 

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