Oracle Magazine

September - October 2009


Features
Departments
Technology, Developer & Comment Sections—
   Articles and Columns



FEATURES

Oracle Fusion Middleware 11g: The Foundation for Innovation
By David Baum
Standards-based middleware technology enables application integration, and Oracle Fusion Middleware 11g is based on the principles and standards of SOA, grid computing, and Enterprise 2.0. Learn how organizations are realizing the benefits of complete, integrated, hot-pluggable, and best-of-breed Oracle Fusion Middleware 11g.

Information Secured. Identity Confirmed.
By David A. Kelly
Compromised information—whether by a company’s own employees or outside attack—has both legal and financial consequences for organizations. See how Oracle’s database security and identity management solutions protect data and control who has access to it.

Oracle OpenWorld Preview
Make plans to be in San Francisco October 11 through 15 for Oracle OpenWorld.

Integrating Information
By David A. Kelly
Moving huge amounts of application data has become an everyday necessity—and headache—for many companies. From ensuring its quality to synchronizing its currency across multiple systems, integrating information is crucial. Find out how Oracle Data Integrator can deliver greater agility, leverage existing assets, and connect data across disparate datasources.

 



DEPARTMENTS

From Our Readers
Readers tell us what they think.

From the Editor
By Tom Haunert
It’s Called Middleware

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

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

Oracle News Briefs

News
Oracle unveils Oracle Fusion Middleware 11g, a modern middleware platform that delivers capabilities for next-generation business challenges.

Interview
Marie-Anne Neimat, vice president of development at Oracle, talks about Oracle TimesTen In-Memory Database 11g and Oracle In-Memory Database Cache 11g.

COMMUNITY
Partner News
Infosys Technologies, Wipro, the Hackett Group, HighJump Software, Fishbowl Solutions, Project Partners, eVerge Group, FulcrumWay, ISC, SYSTIME plus Book Beat.

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

Architect
It takes an architect community to raise a collection of SOA design patterns.

Up Close
Michelle Malcher, IOUG director of membership, finds answers and adventure in the Oracle technology stack.

Peer-to-Peer
Karen Brownfield, Eric Helmer, Dimitri Gielis

 

TECHNOLOGY AND DEVELOPER SECTION—ARTICLES & COLUMNS
TECHNOLOGY
RECOVERY
Scripting Oracle RMAN Commands
By Arup Nanda Oracle ACE Director
Learn how to create and automate scripts to execute common recovery tasks.

ASK TOM
On DBMS_ROWID, Parsing, and Sizing
By Tom Kyte Oracle Employee ACE
Our technologist identifies rows, analyzes ratios, and fills space.



ORACLE DEVELOPER
FRAMEWORKS
At the Breaking Point
By Steve Muench Oracle Employee ACE
Debug more effectively with Oracle Application Development Framework.

ODP.NET
Put Your Arrays in a Bind
By Mark Williams
Use array binding to reduce network round-trips and increase performance.

PL/SQL PRACTICES
On Looping, First, and Last
By Steven Feuerstein Oracle ACE Director
Choose the best approach to prevent a VALUE_ERROR exception.

BROWSER-BASED
Building Applications in the Cloud
By David Peake
Combine Oracle Application Express and Amazon EC2.

PORTALS
Turn Applications into Portlets
By Vanessa Wang
Use Oracle WebCenter to integrate applications and task flows with other applications.



COMMENT
ALL SECURE
Keeping Current with Standards
By Mary Ann Davidson
Oracle expertise in secure development practice is certified.

ANALYST'S CORNER
Portals Unbound
By David Baum
Portals enable an evolving web of social interactions to boost productivity.