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Oracle Magazine

November - December 2010


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Departments
Technology & Comment Sections—
   Articles and Columns

 

FEATURES

Editors’ Choice Awards 2010: Delivering Innovation

By David A. Kelly
Leaders and teams who deploy technology to give their organization a competitive advantage, improve customer satisfaction, and increase profitability are all worthy of recognition. This year, the editors of Oracle Magazine are honored to issue a stamp of excellence to 27 technology leaders in our ninth annual Editors’ Choice Awards.
  

Conference Wrap-Up

Billed as the world’s largest technology event, with more than 41,000 attendees from 116 countries, Oracle OpenWorld, JavaOne, and Oracle Develop unleashed scores of new product announcements and innovative technologies condensed into five days. From Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud and Oracle’s Exadata Database Machine X2-8 to Oracle Fusion Applications and beyond, there was something for everyone.

  

Intelligence in Action

By David Baum

Business intelligence (BI) delivers essential information about how your business is performing. But until now, acting on that information meant completely exiting the BI environment. Discover how BT and NetApp use the new Action Framework feature and stay in the integrated environment of Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition 11g to gain insight, take action, and get better results.


 

DEPARTMENTS

UP FRONT

From the Editor
United We Engineer
By Tom Haunert

MashUp
News, views, trends, tools

AT ORACLE

Events
Find out about upcoming technology and industry events.

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

Briefs
The latest product news

News
Hardware and Software Engineered to Work Together
By Rich Schwerin
Oracle unveils dozens of new products at Oracle OpenWorld 2010.

Interview
An Identity Management Evolution
By Caroline Kvitka
Oracle’s Amit Jasuja on Oracle Identity Management 11g

COMMUNITY

Partner News & Book Beat

Community Bulletin
A Home for System Administrators and Developers
By Rick Ramsey
BigAdmin, Sun Developer Network, and OpenSolaris are now one.

Architect
Agile Enterprise Architecture
By Bob Rhubart
Can enterprise architecture and agile development get along?

Up Close
Multinational Collaboration
By Jeff Erickson
A Benelux leader guides the growth of his user group.

Peer-to-Peer
Advice Line
By Blair Campbell
Hemant K. Chitale, Hector Madrid, Dmitri Khanine

 

TECHNOLOGY SECTION—ARTICLES & COLUMNS


TECHNOLOGY

JAVAFX
Customize Your Application Layout
By James L. Weaver
When stock layouts just won’t do, create custom layout managers in JavaFX.

BROWSER-BASED
Build Web 2.0 Applications Declaratively
By David Peake
Use dynamic actions in Oracle Application Express 4.0 to define interactive client-side behavior.

SECURITY
Managing Audit Trails
By Arup Nanda Oracle ACE Director
Relocate the audit trail to a different tablespace and set up an automatic purge process to keep its size under control.

INSIDE OCP
The New Master
By Sushma Jagannath and Naranyan Bhandi
Introducing the Oracle Certified Master credential for Oracle Database 11g

ASK TOM
On Consistent Results, Different Constraints, and Unlearning
By Tom Kyte Oracle Employee ACE
Our technologist reads as of a consistent point in time, uses the right constraint, and revises old learning on unindexed foreign keys.

 

COMMENT

IN THE FIELD
Get Involved
By Mike Riley
Join a user group for yourself, and volunteer to make the group better.

IN THE FIELD
A Warm Welcome to the MySQL Community
By Andy Flower
The Independent Oracle Users Group looks forward to working with even more independent users.

ANALYST'S CORNER
Self-Service Business Intelligence
By David Baum
Extend analytics to people and processes throughout the organization.
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