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September/October 2011

  

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The latest videos, podcasts, blogs, and more 

VIDEOS

Moving Java Forward: A Video Discussion about Java 7

Java development team members Joe Darcy, Adam Messinger, Mark Reinhold, and John Rose discuss key ways that Java is moving forward with the release of Java 7.

TechCast Live: Oracle Solaris Optimizations for x86 Hardware
Chris Baker, principal product manager for Oracle Solaris, explains the optimizations for x86 hardware provided by Oracle Solaris, and how developers and sysadmins can take advantage of them.

Belgium’s Federal Government CTO Talks Oracle WebLogic Suite
Hear from Peter Strickx, Belgium’s federal government CTO, about how Oracle WebLogic Suite serves as the mission-critical platform for all Java applications, including Belgium’s federal portal and critical police operations.

Oracle WebLogic: Vital for Obopay’s Mission-Critical Infrastructure
John Tumminaro, cofounder and CTO of mobile payments company Obopay, discusses how Oracle WebLogic and Oracle JRockit provide resilience, performance, and scalability in a developer-friendly environment. 

PODCASTS

Rob Shapiro on Collaboration

Rob Shapiro, senior director for business social media at Oracle Proactive Support, explains how collaboration increases productivity and gets answers quickly.

AutoVue AppCast
Hear how Oracle partner Estuate has integrated Oracle’s AutoVue 2D Document Print Service and Oracle E-Business Suite’s Oracle Enterprise Asset Management to deliver robust printing.

Three Authors on Oracle Application Express 4
Patrick Cimolini, Martin D’Souza, and Doug Gault talk about their book for developers new to Oracle Application Express, Beginning Application Express 4 (Apress, 2011).

Oracle Solaris Security Benefits
Oracle Solaris experts discuss security in today’s IT environment and the challenges in balancing security with ease of use. 

WEBCASTS

Discover the Cloud Advantage for Databases Webcast Series

Learn how to achieve maximum performance and value from databases in private clouds. Topics in this series include security, storage management, data integration, database consolidation, database management, and availability.

Oracle Enterprise Storage Webcast Series
In this Webcast series, see how Oracle’s portfolio of storage products and business-ready storage solutions optimize performance, maximize data protection, and reduce the total cost of ownership.

Mastering Information Architecture
Real-life case studies show how to modernize business practices and incorporate data quality, security, and transparency into the design of sustainable information architectures.

Extreme Solaris Virtualization Performance, with Features that Can’t Be Matched
Learn about Oracle Solaris’ built-in virtualization capabilities and how to consolidate your existing environment for greater efficiency.

MySQL Essentials Part 8: MySQL Server and SQL Performance Tuning
Learn how to design and optimize a MySQL database server for maximum performance and scalability, and explore performance optimization possibilities and practices.

Overheard


“By using Oracle WebLogic Suite, we reduced the install times [and] the deployment times from five days to approximately four hours, and it’s become very easy to add more nodes in the cluster and to scale out.”

Peter Strickx, CTO of Belgium’s Federal Government, in the Belgium’s Federal Government CTO Talks Oracle WebLogic Suite video

Oracle Enterprise Manager 11g Webcast Series
This Webcast series covers preventing configuration drift, improving database performance, maximizing ROI, and other issues that Oracle Enterprise Manager addresses.

MySQL Enterprise Hot Backup for Your Products
Learn about the tools the MySQL Enterprise Backup feature of MySQL Enterprise Edition provides to safely and rapidly back up and restore MySQL embedded databases.

Five Reasons to Upgrade to Oracle WebLogic Server 11g
Mike Lehmann, senior director of product management for Oracle WebLogic Server, shares best practices and tips for a fast, low-risk upgrade to Oracle WebLogic Server 11g.

No Contest: Oracle WebLogic Outperforms IBM WebSphere
See how Oracle WebLogic outperforms IBM WebSphere, including in TCO and performance.

Oracle Argus Safety
Oracle Health Sciences and BioPharm Systems present a Webcast on Oracle Argus Safety for IT professionals and safety managers in the pharmaceutical industry.

WHITEPAPERS

Unlocking New Value from Web Session Management
This white paper features code samples that show the challenges and solutions related to session management with MySQL Cluster.

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IOUG Survey on Database Manageability
This Independent Oracle Users Group (IOUG) survey reveals how today’s DBAs are managing a surge in database growth and provides recommendations to help deal with that growth.

A Comparison of Application Performance Management Suites from CA, HP and Oracle
This Crimson Consulting Group study compares three application performance management suites and finds that Oracle’s offering provides advantages in traditional performance monitoring, availability monitoring, and business-driven IT management. 

E-BOOKS

Unified Storage For Dummies, Oracle Special Edition

Conquer data storage challenges and learn more about Oracle’s Sun ZFS Storage Appliance, a cost-effective, easily managed storage solution. 

TRAINING

Training for Oracle Solaris 11

Oracle University training on Oracle Solaris 11 gives you early access to new features and capabilities to build, deploy, and maintain cloud systems. This training can help you run enterprise IT environments efficiently, with greater availability and higher security.

Oracle University at Oracle OpenWorld 2011
Maximize your Oracle OpenWorld experience with Oracle University’s one-day training event on Sunday, October 2, 2011, in San Francisco, California. Eight deep-dive training sessions cover popular Oracle technology topics.

Java University at JavaOne 2011
Java University is a one-day training event held on Sunday, October 2, 2011, as a kickoff to the JavaOne conference in San Francisco, California. In-depth sessions taught by industry experts cover hot developer topics. 

RESOURCE CENTERS

SOA Resource Center

Visit this resource center for white papers, data sheets, and podcasts on Oracle SOA Suite, Oracle Service Bus, Oracle BPEL Process Manager, and other tools that deliver SOA solutions. 

REFERENCES AND CALCULATORS

Oracle Database 11g Interactive Quick Reference

Learn to write custom data dictionary scripts, locate views pertinent to a specific database component, and more.

Sun ZFS Storage Appliance Savings Calculator
Find out how to increase storage capacity, boost efficiency, and reduce costs with Oracle’s Sun ZFS Storage Appliance savings calculator.

Customers Discuss Oracle Exadata
Read about the results that 20 organizations have achieved with Oracle Exadata. 

 

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