Oracle Magazine

March - April 2007


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   Articles and Columns



 

FEATURES

Radiating Intelligence
By David Baum
Business Intelligence is not just about departmental reporting anymore. Oracle Business Intelligence is making business insight pervasive in the enterprise, enabling employees to make informed decisions at every level.

Destination Fusion
By David A. Kelly
Making applications and business processes work together seamlessly is part of every company's vision, and Oracle's goal is to make that vision a reality. First stop: Oracle Fusion Applications, which will combine and enhance the best functionality from all Oracle Applications product lines.

Find It
By Alan Joch
Most companies face the conundrum of information access and control. Now Oracle Secure Enterprise Search lets users search for secure content inside the enterprise while protecting sensitive data from unauthorized personnel.

 

DEPARTMENTS

From Our Readers
Readers tell us what they think.

Do You Feel Lucky?
By Tom Haunert

AT ORACLE
Events
Find out about current and upcoming industry events.

Oracle Resources
Your guide to Oracle's broadband, education, and consulting offerings, and more

OTN Community Bulletin
Learn what's happening with Oracle's most dynamic online community.

Oracle News Briefs

Oracle News
Oracle's Identity Governance Framework specification offers a better way to manage sensitive data in heterogeneous environments.

Commitment
Oracle Global Volunteer Days connect Oracle employees around the world to more than 100 volunteer projects.

CHANNELS
Partner News
ClearOrbit, EDS, Altova, Management Concepts, Nortel, Citrix Systems, Blue Lane Technologies, Onaro, Pillar Data Systems, Egenera, BEZ Systems, and Vgo Software plus Book Beat

Peer-to-Peer
Tim Hall, Howard J. Rogers, Cary Millsap

 

TECHNOLOGY AND DEVELOPER SECTION—ARTICLES & COLUMNS
TECHNOLOGY
DATA MINING
Decisions Grow on Trees
By Ron Hardman
Oracle Data Miner decision trees classify and analyze data.

BERKELEY DB
Embedded Java Persistence
By Jonathan Gennick
Oracle Berkeley DB Java Edition provides painless persistence to Java objects.

ASK TOM
On Cursors, SQL, and Analytics
By Tom Kyte Oracle Employee ACE
Our technologist referees between cursors, SQL statements, analytics, and aggregates.


ORACLE DEVELOPER
OPEN SOURCE
Delivering Productivity with Choice
By Rich Schwerin
Oracle is not just a member of the Eclipse Foundation, but a leader in Eclipse development.

FRAMEWORKS
Breaking Out of the Browser
By Steve Muench Oracle ACE
Simplify your Java desktop applications by using Oracle ADF Swing.

RAILS
A Development Gem
By Daniel F. Savarese
Ruby on Rails speeds development with Oracle Database.



COMMENT
IN THE FIELD
New Strategies Simplify Backups
By Ari Kaplan
Innovative technologies speed up tasks and reduce costs.

ALL SECURE
One Fine Day
By Mary Ann Davidson
Every soldier in the IT army will know and practice self-defense.

ANALYST'S CORNER
Business Intelligence Gets Pervasive
By David Baum
Henry Morris of IDC talks about the latest trends in analytic software.