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March/April 2007

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New Webcasts

Discover Oracle Unbreakable Linux Support
Monica Kumar, senior director of product marketing at Oracle, and Wim Coekaerts, vice president of Linux Engineering at Oracle, describe the Oracle Unbreakable Linux Support program, discuss why Oracle got into the Linux support business, and answer some commonly asked questions about the program.

Secure Enterprise Search: The Power of Search and Enterprise Security for Data
Greg Crider, senior director of technology product marketing at Oracle, and Sue Feldman, research vice president of IDC's Content Technologies Group, discuss the differences between business and consumer search. Feldman, who specializes in search and discovery software for the digital marketplace, says that although people demand similar tools for finding information in the enterprise and for use in their personal lives, enterprise search must go beyond simple relevance rankings and be precise, complete, and secure.

Customers Successfully Manage Unstructured Content with Oracle Content Database
Customers including Macerich Company, Avago Technologies, and Power Engineers discuss the benefits of managing unstructured content with Oracle Content Database.

Avago Streamlines Processes and Saves Costs with Oracle Content Database
With many content repositories spread across the enterprise, finding information was a challenge for Avago employees. With Oracle Content Database, the company streamlined content management and search processes, consolidated software and hardware, and reduced the overall cost of its IT infrastructure.

Oracle Consulting

Enable Grid Technology—Now
Take advantage of the performance and cost benefits of grid computing with Oracle's remote Oracle Real Application Clusters (Oracle RAC)/grid installation service. Oracle Consulting navigates the complexities of setting up a clustered environment, implements Oracle RAC 10g, and shares expert knowledge with you so that you can manage and extend the new environment with confidence. Pricing starts at US$7,500 for a two-node remote installation with one calendar month of post-installation phone support. Contact Oracle at +1.800.633.0615 or e-mail for more information.

Oracle University

Oracle SOA Suite 10g: SOA Essentials
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This course discusses service-oriented architecture (SOA) concepts and how Oracle SOA Suite 10g meets the requirements for organizations implementing an SOA strategy.

Oracle Retail Merchandising System
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Three training courses (12 days of training) are available on Oracle Retail Merchandising System, a core area of the Oracle Retail solution. The courses include fundamentals and functional and technical training.

New Podcasts

Meet the Oracle Linux Kernel Team: Chris Mason
In this TechCast series, members of Oracle's Linux Kernel Team reveal the inner workings of the team in particular and kernel development in general. In this installment, Chris Mason, consulting developer on the team, provides details about how the team works from the inside out, discusses the role of the team, and talks about the collaborative kernel development process.

Behind the Scenes at CERN
At CERN, developers used Oracle Application Express to create 10 new applications in a year, including an application to manage internal training for more than 100,000 people. CERN's Giovanni Chierico discusses the benefits of developing with Oracle Application Express.

Enterprise Manager: Application Management Packs for E-Business Suite, PeopleSoft Enterprise, and Siebel
Jay Rossiter, Oracle's vice president for system management products, discusses the functionality of Oracle Enterprise Manager Application Management Packs, including the differences between Oracle and third-party offerings.

ERP: The New Competitive Differentiator
Folia Grace, vice president of product marketing for Oracle ERP and analytic applications, discusses business and technology trends around ERP.

New Database Newsletter

"Oracle Database Insider" E-Newsletter Offers a Glimpse into Oracle Database 11g
If you're curious about the next release of Oracle Database—or just want to stay ahead of the curve when it comes to news about Oracle Database—you'll want to subscribe to the new "Oracle Database Insider" e-mail newsletter. It offers original content, news stories, announcements, product previews, customer case studies, reviews, videos, and more.