Oracle Magazine

September - October 2008


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FEATURES

Share 2.0
By Alan Joch
Optimized content management applications can eliminate common Web publishing bottlenecks and improve more than a company's bottom line. See how Oracle Universal Content Management improves workflow.

Restrictions Apply
By Alan Joch
Securing information systems from internal as well as external threats is an important part of the security challenge facing IT today. Find out how Oracle Database protects sensitive information and supports compliance requirements.

Managing Identity Diversity
By David Baum
Identity management isn't just about managing identities—it's about managing relationships. Read how Oracle Identity Management meets two organizations' needs for centralized identity management systems.

Meets and Exceeds
By David A. Kelly
Merrill Lynch uses a combination of Oracle products to go beyond collecting information and bring benefit to the business.

Oracle OpenWorld
Don't miss Oracle OpenWorld, September 21-25, 2008. Find out how to take advantage of all that the show has to offer. 



DEPARTMENTS

From Our Readers

From the Editor
By Tom Haunert
Know Who, Know What, Know How

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

Oracle Resources
Your guide to Oracle Webcasts, podcasts, blogs, education offerings, and more

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

Oracle News Briefs

Interview
By Caroline Kvitka
Thomas Kurian, senior vice president, Oracle Fusion Middleware, talks about Oracle's acquisition of BEA.

COMMUNITY
Partner News
Spatial Eye, Satyam Computer Services, K2Analytics, SGI, Voice-Insight, 3PAR, Axeda, Trusted Computer Solutions, Reva Systems, IBM, TopQuadrant plus Book Beat.

Up Close
Three IOUG past presidents reflect on industry changes and discuss what's next.

Peer-to-Peer
Ron Batra, Plinio Arbizu, Michael Ruff

 

TECHNOLOGY AND DEVELOPER SECTION—ARTICLES & COLUMNS
TECHNOLOGY
SQL DEVELOPER
Document, Monitor, and Manage
By Sue Harper
Take advantage of new features in Oracle SQL Developer 1.5.

INSIDE OCP
More Ways to Flash Back
By Sushma Jagannath
Query history and recover from corruptions with Oracle Flashback technology.

ASK TOM
The Trouble with Triggers
By Tom Kyte Oracle Employee ACE
Our technologist looks at trigger maintenance and implementation challenges.


ORACLE DEVELOPER
FRAMEWORKS
Task and You Shall Receive
By Steve Muench Oracle ACE
Visually assemble applications from reusable task flows.

PL/SQL PRACTICES
On Signatures and Changing WHERE
By Steven FeuersteinOracle ACE Director 
Best practices for changing headers and handling different WHERE clauses.

ODP.NET
Customize the Experience
By Mark A. Williams Oracle ACE Director
Use the built-in capabilities of ODP.NET to provide globalization and personalization.



COMMENT
IN THE FIELD
Locate and Use BI
By Ian AbramsonOracle ACE
Leveraging your existing data—and Oracle's capabilities—lets everybody win.

ALL SECURE
On the Security Evaluation Evolution
By Mary Ann Davidson
Looking at the past, present, and future of security evaluations.

ANALYST'S CORNER
Managing Identities
By David Baum
Burton Group's Gerry Gebel discusses managing known and unknown users in the internet domain.