Oracle Magazine

May - June 2010


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Departments
Technology & Comment Sections—
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FEATURES


Stark Domination

By Scott Smith
Tony Stark has reversed the direction of his company, Stark Industries, abandoning munitions manufacture to build a corporate communications powerhouse. Still resisting demands to turn over to the military the patents for his Iron Man armor technology, Stark faces more challenges today than ever before. Find out how he counts on Oracle to help overcome them.

Sailing for the Prize

By Jeff Erickson
Sailing the trimaran USA , the crew of BMW ORACLE Racing overpowered their Swiss competitor in the best-of-three contest to bring home the America's Cup for the first time since 1992. Discover how Oracle Data Mining helped the sailors make the best use of their yacht's technology.

Public and Private Clouds: Making It Work

By David Baum
More IT departments have been turning to cloud computing to manage their technology stack. Clouds—either private or public—enable enterprises to leverage proven technologies and scale incrementally while providing maximum flexibility to meet dynamic business needs. Learn how Oracle technologies can help companies find success in the cloud.

Software. Hardware. Complete.

By David A. Kelly
With the acquisition of Sun now final, Oracle offers customers a complete, open, and integrated stack of products ranging from disk and storage systems to applications and management tools. See how these technologies offer customers a wider choice and can be integrated into solutions that are optimized for better performance, reliability, and security. 

 

DEPARTMENTS


UP FRONT
From Our Readers

Readers tell us what they think.

From the Publisher
By Jeff Spicer
Grounded in Experience

MashUp
News, views, trends, and tools

AT ORACLE
Events

Find out about upcoming technology and industry events.

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

Briefs
The latest product news

Interview
John Fowler, executive vice president of systems at Oracle, talks about Oracle’s acquisition of Sun and what it means for customers.

COMMUNITY
Partner News

TEAM Informatics, Fadel Partners, Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Qualcomm, SYSTIME, Accenture, Deloitte, eVerge Group, Eagle Business Solutions, Pillar Data Systems, Hitachi Consulting UK, Intelligroup, Thunderhead, IBM, STR Software, SPADAC plus Book Beat.

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

Architect
Meeting enterprise architecture communication challenges is critical.

Up Close
New Zealand Oracle Users Group’s Lynne O'Donoghue on making connections

Peer-to-Peer
Melanie Cameron, James Morle, Rodrigo Almeida
 

TECHNOLOGY SECTION—ARTICLES & COLUMNS


TECHNOLOGY

JAVA
Dynamic Language Support on the Java Virtual Machine
By Ed Ort and Janice J. Heiss
New features offer better support for dynamically typed languages.

BACKUP
Next-Generation Data Backup
By Kemer Thomson
StorageTek Enterprise Backup software, Sun chip multithreading servers, and Oracle Solaris deliver end-to-end data protection.

FRAMEWORKS
Libraries You Can Depend On
By Steve Muench Oracle Employee ACE
Modularize your applications by using Oracle Application Development Framework libraries.

.NET
Time for a .NET Tune-Up
By Christian Shay
Tune your .NET application's use of Oracle Database with Oracle Developer Tools for Visual Studio.

PL/SQL PRACTICES
On Working in Parallel
By Steven Feuerstein Oracle ACE Director
Finish faster with DBMS_PARALLEL_EXECUTE.

BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE
Oracle Warehouse Builder 11g Release 2 and Heterogeneous Databases
By Mark Rittman
Use code template mappings to transform non-Oracle database data at the source.

ASK TOM
Looking at Edition-Based Redefinition, Part 3
By Tom Kyte Oracle Employee ACE
Our technologist concludes his exploration of Edition-Based Redefinition.

COMMENT

IN THE FIELD
The Data Decade
By Ian Abramson
Exploring the possibilities—and the needs—of the future.

ANALYST'S CORNER
Technology Convergence for Enterprise Workloads
By David Baum
Oracle's acquisition of Sun will yield new integrated solutions.
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