Oracle Magazine

September - October 2007

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FEATURES

Manage Change with Oracle Database 11g
By David Baum
Oracle Database 11g includes a broad array of new features and capabilities, from grid computing and data security to high availability and manageability, all of which will help companies manage change better and faster. Learn how it can transform your enterprise.

Open and Secure
By David A. Kelly
Data security, access, and compliance:controlling who gets to see what information or manage which data is today's business imperative. See how Oracle helps manage these mission-critical tasks.

The Power Within
By Alan Joch
Oracle embedded databases work behind the scenes and undercover, driving software applications and hardware appliances. Find out how companies power their success at the edge of the enterprise with Oracle.

Get Ready for the Biggest Event of the Year
Innovation. Inspiration. Information. Find out what's coming at Oracle OpenWorld 2007, including keynotes, programs for DBAs and developers, technology presentations, and more.



DEPARTMENTS

From Our Readers
Readers tell us what they think.

Innovation Matters
By Tom Haunert

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.

Oracle News Briefs

Interview
Andy Mendelsohn, senior vice president of Database Server Technologies at Oracle, talks about innovations in Oracle Database 11g.

COMMUNITY
Commitment
Oracle supports CARE's education initiatives in impoverished Uttar Pradesh.

Partner News
Cisco Systems, Zend Technologies, Ingram Micro, Tech Data, Fujitsu, Dell Inc., PANTA Systems, HP, IBM, Sun Microsystems, Applimation, Sierra Atlantic plus Book Beat

Peer-to-Peer
Lutz Hartman, Eric Marcoux, Daniel Uehara

 

TECHNOLOGY AND DEVELOPER SECTION—ARTICLES & COLUMNS
TECHNOLOGY
PARTITIONING
More Partitioning Choices
By Arup Nanda Oracle ACE Director
Learn when and how to use new partitioning schemes in Oracle Database 11g.

STORAGE
Faster, Safer, and Smaller LOBs
By Jonathan Gennick
Oracle SecureFiles provides increased performance, better security, and reduced disk usage.

SQL DEVELOPER
Moving to an Oracle Database
By Sue Harper Oracle ACE
Use Oracle Migration Workbench to migrate third-party schema objects to an Oracle database.

ASK TOM
On Oracle Database 11g
By Tom Kyte Oracle Employee ACE
Our technologist takes a look at the server results and PL/SQL function caches.


ORACLE DEVELOPER
FRAMEWORKS
Defining a Cascading List of Values
By Steve Muench Oracle ACE
Setting up LOVs is easier than ever with Oracle JDeveloper 11g.

BROWSER-BASED
Express Web 2.0
By David Peake
Create dynamic interfaces that minimize page refresh with Oracle Application Express.

PL/SQL PRACTICES
On the PL/SQL Function Result Cache
By Steven Feuerstein Oracle ACE Director
Best practices—and preparation—for PL/SQL in Oracle Database 11g.


COMMENT
IN THE FIELD
What's New in Oracle Database 11g
By Ari Kaplan
The latest version of the database has great new features for everyone.

ALL SECURE
Automating Security
By Mary Ann Davidson
Papa's got a brand-new bag (of tools).

ANALYST'S CORNER
Secure Data for Every Business Need
By David Baum
Burton Group's Trent Henry discusses why new needs for compliance mean tighter access control.