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March/April 2010

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White Papers and Reports

People and Profitability: A Time for Change
This report about a 2009 people management practices survey of the manufacturing industry indicates that manufacturing organizations face an ongoing talent challenge and need to embrace new and progressive talent strategies.

Business and IT Alignment: An Oracle View
This white paper presents Oracle’s view on business and IT alignment, with a focus on management, operational, and technology excellence.

Your Enterprise Database Security Strategy for 2010
This Forrester report discusses why organizations without a database security strategy for 2010 are vulnerable to data breaches and attacks.

Oracle Architecture Development Process: The Art of Realizing Your Future-State Architecture
The Oracle Architecture Development Process is a disciplined approach to developing and justifying new architectures. Learn how this six-stage process enables you to articulate a practical architectural vision, future-state architecture, and implementation roadmap.

Architectural Strategies for Managing the Information Explosion
This paper covers how to architect and manage the modern enterprise, including harnessing value from unstructured data.

Webcasts and Videos

Extreme Application Performance Management
Jurgen de Leijer, product management director at Oracle, discusses why organizations need user experience modeling.

Oracle WebLogic Server 11g Smart Upgrade
Mike Piech, senior director, Oracle Fusion Middleware, describes the Smart Upgrade feature of Oracle WebLogic Server.

Uses and Benefits of Oracle Coherence Web
Cameron Purdy, vice president of development at Oracle, discusses how applications can add faster performance, predictable scalability, and higher availability with Oracle Coherence.

Coherence Terascale
Oracle’s Mike Piech describes the Terascale feature of Oracle Coherence.

Sharpen Your Information Edge with Real-Time Data Integration
Forrester analyst Rob Karel discusses new trends in real-time data integration.

New Oracle Features for .NET Developers
Alex Keh and Christian Shay, principal product managers for .NET technologies at Oracle, discuss the new ODP.NET and Oracle Developer Tools for Visual Studio features in Oracle Data Access Components

Introducing Oracle GoldenGate for Real-Time Data Integration
Hasan Rizvi, senior vice president for Oracle Fusion Middleware product development, and Juan Loaiza, senior vice president of systems technology at Oracle, discuss Oracle’s acquisition of GoldenGate Software and Oracle’s product strategy for a comprehensive data integration platform.

Cloud Computing with Oracle WebLogic Suite at Rackspace
Executives from hosting company Rackspace describe the company’s cloud offerings, including its latest offering based on Oracle WebLogic Suite.


Meet the Masons of SOA, Parts 1 and 2
Clemens Utschig-Utschig, Bertold Maier, Bernd Trops, Torsten Winterberg, and Hajo Normann discuss their collaboration as the Masons of SOA, an international, intercompany band of SOA architects dedicated to sharing information in the name of better, more-successful SOA.

Johns Hopkins University Reduces Its Environmental Impact
Hear how the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory IT staff uses the latest Oracle technologies to lower the lab’s environmental impact through IT automation.

Oracle Releases Oracle Berkeley DB 4.8
Marie-Anne Neimat, vice president, Oracle Embedded Database Technologies Group, and Gregory Burd, senior product manager, Oracle Berkeley DB, review the new features of Oracle Berkeley DB 4.8.

Chase Paymentech Relies on Oracle Audit Vault for Security and Compliance
Find out why card payment processor Chase Paymentech turned to Oracle for its database security and compliance needs.

Vertis Communications Leverages Oracle’s Enterprise Performance Management System to Deliver World-Class Planning and Reporting
Hear why Vertis Communications uses Oracle’s enterprise performance management system for planning and forecasting across seven divisions.

Author Matt Wright on Oracle SOA Suite
SOA expert and author Matt Wright talks about his book, Oracle SOA Suite Developer’s Guide.

Resource Kits and Centers

Oracle Audit Vault Resource Kit
Learn how to reduce the cost and complexity of compliance reporting and monitoring your databases for unauthorized activities with Oracle Audit Vault.

Thought Leadership
Hear about leading strategies and ideas that will help your organization not only survive economic shifts but also find new opportunities to grow and thrive in the future.


Shay Shmeltzer’s Blog
Shay Shmeltzer, group manager in the Oracle JDeveloper/Oracle Application Development Framework (Oracle ADF) product management team at Oracle, provides tips and information. 

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Oracle ADF: Putting It Together
David Giammona of the Oracle ADF development group at Oracle writes about harnessing the power of Oracle ADF.

Oracle Database Insider Blog
Go behind the scenes of the latest Oracle Database announcements.


Oracle University
Learn how to develop and deploy mission-critical Java Platform, Enterprise Edition applications using the robust, secure, and scalable infrastructure of Oracle WebLogic Server 11g. Courses include Oracle WebLogic Server 11g: Administration Essentials, Oracle WebLogic Server 11g: Advanced Administration, Oracle WebLogic Server 11g: Diagnostics and Troubleshooting, and Oracle WebLogic Server 11g: Monitor and Tune Performance.

Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN)
OPN Specialized training modules help partners leverage the new OPN Specialized program, which allows partners to formally certify specializations to differentiate themselves, be recognized by Oracle for their expertise, and become preferred solution providers to Oracle customers.


Fast ROI for Oracle Exadata
Maximize your investment in Oracle Exadata with Oracle Consulting’s three-step approach: roadmap, migration, and optimization. This approach helps customers develop an architecture and migration strategy that prioritizes which applications will realize the greatest performance improvements and cost savings, and helps them outline a roadmap for seamless integration into existing environments.

Oracle On Demand

Oracle On Demand IT Value Assessment
This assessment compares your organization’s current IT costs, process maturity, and ability to deliver IT value with industry averages and top performers in order to project potential benefits from improved application management, including alternative deployment models such as outsourcing.