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Oracle Exadata: Are You Ready?
See how the Oracle Exadata Database Machine solves data storage challenges and brings extreme performance to your enterprise.

Single Point of Contact and Support Across the IT Stack
International Data Corporation's Matt Healey examines why Oracle is uniquely positioned to deliver complete stack support.

Texas A&M Researchers Innovate and Engage with Oracle WebCenter
With Oracle WebCenter, researchers at Texas A&M University spend more time innovating and less time on administration, allowing them to collaborate better and make new discoveries.

High Availability with Oracle Advanced Monitoring and Resolution
Learn how Oracle Advanced Customer Support Services helps to maximize availability and performance of mission-critical environments with Oracle Advanced Monitoring and Resolution.

Oracle Configuration Manager
See how Oracle Configuration Manager can enable proactive capabilities of My Oracle Support such as health checks and patch plans.

Oracle Sun Blade 6000 Modular System
Oracle’s Marc Shelley demonstrates how to configure Oracle’s Sun Blade modular systems.



Database Manageability and Productivity Cost Comparison Study
This study by ORC International reveals how Oracle Database 11g outperforms IBM DB2 9.7 in both administrator productivity savings and manageability.

High Availability for Business-Critical IT Services Using Oracle’s SPARC Enterprise M-Series Servers
Read how Oracle’s SPARC Enterprise M-Series servers can increase revenue opportunities, lower costs, improve flexibility in responding to changing business conditions, and increase ROI.

A Comparison Between IBM/POWER and Oracle/SPARC Servers: Customer Perspectives
Get the results of an IT customer survey comparing strengths and weaknesses, factors affecting TCO, and key differentiators between IBM’s POWER and Oracle’s SPARC servers.

Cost of Ownership Analysis: Oracle WebLogic Server Costs versus JBoss Application Server
Crimson Consulting Group provides research findings from a five-year TCO comparison between Oracle WebLogic Server and JBoss.



Mastering Oracle Business Process Management Suite 11g Webcast Series
This seven-part series covers the use, deployment, and best practices for Oracle Business Process Management Suite 11g.

Improve Datacenter Efficiency by Refreshing Sun SPARC/Solaris Servers
Learn how your company can gain increased performance and computing density, robust security, and higher availability and system utilization by replacing older Sun servers with new M-Series and T-Series SPARC servers from Oracle.

Data Integration Webcast Series
This series on Oracle’s data integration solutions includes data integration for private clouds; Oracle Data Integrator and Oracle GoldenGate; and more.

MySQL Essentials Webinar Series
This series covers installing, developing, deploying, scaling, managing, and securing your MySQL databases and applications.

Oracle’s Enterprise Storage Webcast Series
Learn how you can improve storage efficiency, cut costs, and simplify data management.


“Oracle WebCenter has been very effective in reducing the amount of time that I spend tracking administrative details, reporting requirements, and budget, and that’s one of the factors that’s allowed me to double my research volume in the last five years.”
—Dr. John L. Junkins, Distinguished Professor of Aerospace Engineering, Texas A&M University, in the Texas A&M Researchers Innovate and Engage with Oracle WebCenter video

Oracle Auto Service Request for Sun Systems
See how you can save time and money while improving system availability with Oracle Auto Service Request for Sun Systems.

Oracle Upgrade Advisors
See how Oracle Upgrade Advisors help you take maximum advantage of what you need, when you need it, throughout the upgrade lifecycle.

Oracle’s Sun Blade Systems Webcast Series
Learn about Oracle’s integrated blades infrastructure solutions that can be deployed, managed, and supported as a single system.

Virtualize Your Linux Deployments with Lower Cost
Oracle virtualization experts discuss the benefits of virtualizing Linux systems using Oracle VM.

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The Next Page in Innovation—Extreme Performance
This interactive Oracle Exadata e-book contains customer success stories and video interviews, analyst reports on the latest trends in data warehousing and online transaction processing, a 3-D demo, and detailed product information.



Apps-to-Disk Integration with Oracle’s Optimized Solutions
Hear about the benefits of Oracle Optimized Solutions for organizations seeking to quickly deploy high-performance solutions.

The Oracle Support Advantage—Maximizing the Value of Your x86 Infrastructure
Find out how Oracle Premier Support can help you gain control of the unintended cost and complexities of server and virtualization sprawl.

Oracle Solaris and SPARC Server Integration
Hear a discussion of the benefits of Oracle Solaris running on Oracle’s SPARC Enterprise M-Series and T-Series servers.

What’s New in InnoDB?
Get an update on the InnoDB-specific improvements in MySQL 5.5 and the MySQL 5.6 development milestone release.

Latest Btrfs Updates
Chris Mason, director of software development at Oracle and the principal author of the Btrfs file system, discusses Btrfs developments.

Author Sten Vesterli on Oracle ADF
Sten Vesterli discusses his book Oracle ADF Enterprise Application Development—Made Simple (Packt, 2011).

Oracle ACE Michael Rosenblum on PL/SQL
Michael Rosenblum, an author of Expert PL/SQL Practices for Oracle Developers and DBAs (Apress, 2011), discusses server-side development.



Tiered Storage Savings Calculator
Calculate your potential savings with Oracle’s flash, disk, and tape approach.

Linux Cost Calculator
Compare the cost of Oracle Linux to that of Red Hat Enterprise Linux.



Systems Upgrade
Discover the advantages of replacing your older hardware with faster, more-efficient equipment and learn about Oracle’s trade-in program. 



Navigating in R12.1 Oracle Applications
Get started with Oracle E-Business Suite applications with this free Oracle University lesson.

Siebel CRM Business Automation— Getting Started
Learn how to automate business processes in Oracle’s Siebel Customer Relationship Management (Siebel CRM) applications with this free self-study lesson from Oracle University.

PeopleSoft Human Resources Implementation—Getting Started
Get the basics on setting up Oracle’s PeopleSoft Human Resources 9.1 with this free Oracle University lesson.



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