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November/December 2007

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The latest Webcasts, courses, and online content

Oracle's 30th Anniversary
Interactive timeline
Take a walk through Oracle's 30 years of innovation and hear commentary from Oracle executives about key milestones.

Webcasts and Podcasts

The Future of Enterprise Performance Management with Oracle
Thomas Kurian, senior vice president of development, Oracle Fusion Middleware, and John Kopcke, senior vice president of enterprise performance management, discuss how Oracle is integrating Hyperion applications with Oracle's business intelligence technology to deliver end-to-end enterprise performance management.

Dr. DBA, What's New in Oracle Database 11g?
Oracle Vice President of Product Strategy Ken Jacobs ("Dr. DBA") describes his favorite new features in Oracle Database 11g and characterizes the release's place in database technology history.

Meet the Oracle Linux Kernel Team: Chris Mason on Btrfs
Chris Mason, head of the Oracle Linux kernel team and creator of the Btrfs file system for Linux, explains the purpose behind his mission to provide an "upgrade" from the ext3 file system.

The New SOA Standards: Service Component Architecture (SCA)
David Chappell, vice president and chief service-oriented architecture technologist at Oracle, takes listeners on a tour of the new SCA specification.

Focus on Data Warehousing: Partitioning and Information Lifecycle Management
Hermann Baer, principal product manager for partitioning technology at Oracle, explains how partitioning improves data warehouse performance and why a more-strategic, expansive view can improve manageability across all environment.

Resource Kit

Oracle Enterprise Manager DVD kit
(keyword: iwantmanagementpacks5)
This free DVD kit contains a virtual data center with typical data center components—database, middleware, and applications—as well as Oracle Enterprise Manager. Find out how to increase IT insight, reduce resolution times, and increase productivity in systems and applications management by up to 80 percent.

Oracle University

Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12 courses
(For both courses below, search keyword: R12)

R12 Oracle General Ledger Management Fundamentals
Learn how to implement Oracle General Ledger to maximize its benefits. This five-day class will address achieving a high level of efficiency and information security. Also covered: performing high-end tasks such as simultaneous accounting for multiple reporting requirements and allowing superusers to access and process data for multiple ledgers and legal entities.

R12 Oracle Inventory Management Fundamentals
Learn how to set up Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12 Inventory Management to carry out the entire cycle of inventory management and ensure a well-managed process. In this five-day course, participants will become familiar with the product's wide feature set and will execute tasks such as receiving, moving, and replenishing inventory items and generating count tags for physical inventories.

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