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Oracle Magazine

September - October 2010


Features
Departments
Technology & Comment Sections—
   Articles and Columns

 

FEATURES

Oracle Exadata at Work

By David A. Kelly
Faster access to information can certainly help answer questions from business users, but can it fundamentally change the way a business operates? Discover how customers are using Oracle Exadata to create fundamental changes in the ways they analyze and react to data.
  

Secure in the Knowledge

By David A. Kelly

A database security strategy isn’t just about security. It’s also about performance, availability, scalability, transparency, and speed of deployment. See how Oracle Advanced Security, Oracle Database Vault, and Oracle Audit Vault allow organizations to easily safeguard their data without significantly impacting performance or IT infrastructure.
  

Focusing IT on Business

By David Baum

Businesses are deploying Oracle Enterprise Manager 11g to take advantage of business-driven IT management. But what does that mean, and how does it differ from other systems management solutions? Find out how organizations benefit from business-driven application management, integrated application-to-disk management, and integrated systems management and support.

DEPARTMENTS

UP FRONT

From Our Readers
Readers tell us what they think.

From the Editor
What Would You Do with a Million?
By Tom Haunert
Organizations are doing more with Oracle Exadata and its 1 million I/Os per second.

MashUp
News, views, trends, tools

AT ORACLE

Event Previews
Countdown to Oracle OpenWorld, JavaOne, and Oracle Develop

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

News
The Next Stage in Business Intelligence
By Chip Brookshaw
Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition 11g sets a new standard for enterprise BI.

Interview
Better Tools for Business Processes
By Caroline Kvitka
Oracle’s Hasan Rizvi on Oracle Unified Business Process Management Suite 11g

COMMUNITY

Partner News & Book Beat

Community Bulletin
On the Road with the Java Bus
By Tori Wieldt
A report from the Java Road Trip: Code to Coast bus tour

Architect
Something Old, Something New
By Bob Rhubart
Bridging the generation gap—in enterprise architecture

Up Close
Stronger Together
By Jeff Erickson
Ecuador Oracle Users Group’s Paola Pullas

Peer-to-Peer
Efficiency Experts
By Blair Campbell
Kai Yu, Roel Hartman, Antonio Jose Rodrigues Neto  

 

TECHNOLOGY SECTION—ARTICLES & COLUMNS


TECHNOLOGY

PL/SQL
Zoom in On Your Code
By Steven Feuerstein Oracle ACE Director
Use PL/Scope to analyze your PL/SQL.

BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE
Using Oracle Essbase Release 11.1.2 Aggregate Storage Option Databases
By Mark Rittman and Venkatakrishnan Janakiraman
Take advantage of new persistent calculation and allocation capabilities for planning and budgeting applications.

BROWSER-BASED
User-Built Applications
By David Peake
Oracle Application Express 4.0 Websheets enable end users to integrate, share, and maintain content.

STORAGE
Building on Storage
By Arup Nanda Oracle ACE Director
Create sophisticated, feature-rich clustered file systems on Oracle Automatic Storage Management disk groups.

ASK TOM
On Popularity, Learning, and Unlearning
By Tom Kyte Oracle Employee ACE
Our technologist revisits a classic, recounts Cardinality Feedback, and remembers SQL*Plus.

 

COMMENT

IN THE FIELD
Red is the New Green!
By David Ferguson
Red dashboard indicators aren’t all bad.
 
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