Oracle Magazine

November - December 2007


Features
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Technology, Developer & Comment Sections—
   Articles and Columns



FEATURES
Editors' Choice Awards 2007 Honoring Technology Leadership and Innovation
By David A. Kelly
From building and managing enterprise technologies to simplifying architectures and improving return on investment, IT professionals demonstrate tremendous vision and commitment. The editors of Oracle Magazine are pleased to announce the recipients of the sixth annual Editors' Choice Awards and recognize the achievement and innovation of these outstanding technologists.

 

Perform with SOA
By David Baum
Flexibility, integration, and quality of service are critical for all organizations. See how Oracle service-oriented architecture solutions work with your legacy systems, partners, and next-generation applications to deliver unparalleled service.

Controlling the Content Evolution
By Alan Joch
As the volume of digital content continues to grow, controlling that content requires going beyond storage and making it part of your business processes. Read how Oracle Universal Content Management helps companies put their content to work.


DEPARTMENTS

From Our Readers
Readers tell us what they think.

Getting the Right Questions
By Tom Haunert

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

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

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

Interview
By Jeff Erickson
Cameron Purdy, Oracle vice president of development, talks about Oracle Coherence 3.3 and Extreme Transaction Processing.

Oracle News Briefs

COMMUNITY
Partner News
170 Systems, EMC, HP, TUSC, Unisys, DataMirror, GIP, Tele Atlas, Application Security, Carrier Call, EqualLogic, GridApp Systems, IT Convergence, NAVTEQ, The Pythian Group plus Book Beat

Embedded Oracle
Oracle products powers tracking devices and identification systems.

Peer-to-Peer
Atul Kumar, Srinivas Polsani, Nathalie Roman 

TECHNOLOGY AND DEVELOPER SECTION—ARTICLES & COLUMNS
TECHNOLOGY
SQL DEVELOPER

Working with PL/SQL
By Sue Harper Oracle ACE
Edit, compile, run, and debug PL/SQL code easily with Oracle SQL Developer.

ASK TOM
More on Oracle Database 11g
By Tom Kyte Oracle Employee ACE
Our technologist takes another look at Oracle Database 11g.


ORACLE DEVELOPER
FRAMEWORKS
Enhanced Calculation and Validation
By Steve Muench Oracle ACE
Do even more in Oracle Application Development Framework 11g—without code.

BROWSER-BASED
Application Integration Workshop
By David Peake
Consuming Web services with Oracle Application Express

PL/SQL PRACTICES
On Continuing and Executing
By Steven Feuerstein Oracle ACE Director
Best practices for PL/SQL in Oracle Database 11g and multilevel, string-indexed collections

BPEL
Testing BPEL in the Real World
By Lonneke Dikmans Oracle ACE
Use the Oracle BPEL Test Framework to improve the quality of your BPEL processes.



COMMENT
IN THE FIELD
A Place for Everything
By Ari Kaplan
Oracle's free ILM Assistant helps enterprises implement cost savings.

ALL SECURE
The Future Is Now
By Mary Ann Davidson
More security automation means less finger lifting.

ANALYST'S CORNER
Design for People, Build for Change
By David Baum
Forrester Research's John R. Rymer discusses how SOA and Web 2.0 deliver greater flexibility.