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SOA Management with Oracle Enterprise Manager
Rajiv Toari, director of product management, Oracle Enterprise Manager, and Moe Fardoost, director of product marketing, Oracle Enterprise Manager, discuss Oracle Enterprise Manager's service-oriented architecture management capabilities and how they can help to reduce application failure. They also demonstrate a new application diagnostics monitoring feature.

Oracle Application Integration Architecture
John Burke, group vice president, applications, Oracle, and Jose Lasarez, vice president, applications development, Oracle, discuss how Oracle Application Integration Architecture helps organizations develop end-to-end business processes while leveraging their existing applications investments and how process integration packs can reduce the time, cost, and effort required to implement business flows.

Oracle University

Siebel 8.0 Essentials
(Search keyword: Siebel 8)
Siebel Essentials is a comprehensive technical 10-day course designed for implementation team members involved in the installation, configuration, or administration of Oracle's Siebel Customer Relationship Management (CRM) applications. Through hands-on labs, attendees will learn about Siebel application navigation, data manipulation, and queries. Participants will explore the fundamental architectural concepts and structures of Siebel CRM applications, including data access control, data exchange mechanisms, work process, and business logic automation capabilities.

Siebel 8 Consultant Certified Expert certification
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The Siebel 8 Consultant Exam is a comprehensive, technical exam designed for implementation team members involved in the installation, configuration, or administration of Siebel CRM applications. Exam topics include Siebel CRM applications architecture, functionality, and configuration. Candidates are also tested on the fundamental architectural concepts and structures of Siebel CRM applications.

Resource Kit

Content Management Resource Kit
Find out how to develop a strategy for managing unstructured content. This free kit includes a CD with customer case studies and interviews, white papers, and demos.


Update for PHP and Ruby on Rails Developers
Oracle's Chris Jones and Kuassi Mensah—members of a team that exposes Oracle Database functionality to developers using scripting languages such as PHP, Ruby/Ruby on Rails, and Python—discuss the rebuilt OCI8 driver, database resident connection pooling with Oracle Database 11g, and the road map for Ruby on Rails users.

Straight Talk with Oracle VM's Architect
Oracle Linux Engineering team member Kurt Hackel explains the origins of and motivations behind the release of Oracle VM and tells customers what they need to know about deployment and performance.

An Insider Tour of the In-Memory Data Grid
Oracle Coherence architect Brian Oliver explains the purpose and architecture of the in-memory data grid, its applications and relevance to grid-based service-oriented architecture, and how to get started with an in-memory data grid, step-by-step.

A Chat with Eddie Awad, Star of the Oracle Blogosphere
Eddie Awad—Oracle blogger, Oracle ACE Director, and PL/SQL developer—explains how and why he contributes to the Oracle community and discusses the value of the community for users.

Keeping It Real
Arup Nanda—veteran Oracle DBA, Oracle technology author, and Oracle ACE—talks about key Oracle Database 11g features (including Oracle Real Application Testing), "sleeper" features, and why Oracle Partitioning is a popular topic.