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Oracle Magazine

September-October 2012


Features
Departments
Technology & Comment Sections—
   Articles and Columns

 

FEATURES

Security on the Move

By David Baum
As corporate computing services become more diverse and the underlying IT infrastructure gets more complex, authorizing users for enterprise information systems becomes progressively more challenging. How do you handle identity administration, authentication, trust management, access control, directory services, and governance for a roving workforce that expects a consistent experience? Ideally, your information systems should support access, permissions, and password security across all devices and all locations. Find out how organizations are using Oracle Identity Management solutions to secure operations in the cloud and on the go.

  

Engineered for Innovation

By Karen Shamban
Oracle OpenWorld, JavaOne, MySQL Connect, and several other events are set for San Francisco, September 29–October 5. Don’t miss the wealth of learning and networking opportunities during this content-focused week. No matter what your role in the Oracle ecosystem—from Oracle database developer or Java programmer to Oracle partner or Oracle Applications user—there is something just for you in this diverse mix of keynotes, sessions, educational opportunities, demos, and networking events. Get the details and start planning your trip to San Francisco in September.

  

Complete Cloud

By Chip Brookshaw
Oracle’s cloud strategy is the broadest in the industry, and Oracle Cloud is the heart of that strategy. Learn how Oracle Cloud delivers a complete, modern, and flexible enterprise cloud that provides subscription-based access to best-of-breed, integrated, and standards-based application, platform, and social services—all completely hosted, managed, and supported by Oracle.

 

DEPARTMENTS

UP FRONT


From the Editor
Newsworthy
By Tom Haunert

MashUp
News, views, trends and tools.

AT ORACLE

Events
Find out about upcoming technology and industry events.

Resources
Your guide to Oracle Webcasts, podcasts, white papers, and more

Briefs
The latest product news

Interview
New Questions, Fast Answers
By Rich Schwerin
Oracle Endeca Information Discovery enables easy exploration of diverse and changing data.

COMMUNITY

Partner News & Book Beat

Community Bulletin
News, people, and happenings in the Oracle Technology Network

Architect
Decisions, Decisions
By Bob Rhubart
The art, science, and politics of technology selection

Up Close
Deeper Developments
By Jeff Erickson
Oracle ACE Director Cary Millsap shares lessons from a life of coding and business.

Peer-to-Peer
Knowledge Bloggers
By Blair Campbell
David Ricardo, Brendan Tierney, Zeeshan Baig

 

TECHNOLOGY SECTION—ARTICLES & COLUMNS


TECHNOLOGY

ORACLE ADF
Consume Early, Consume Often
By Frank Nimphius
How to service-enable Oracle ADF Business Components application modules for consumption by SOA and Web services clients

BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE
Lighten the Load
By Mark Rittman Oracle ACE Director
Oracle Data Integrator 11g makes data loading flexible, restartable, and routine.

PL/SQL 101
Bulk Processing with BULK COLLECT and FORALL
By Steven Feuerstein Oracle ACE Director
Part 9 in a series of articles on understanding and using PL/SQL

SQL DEVELOPER
Make the Easy Move
By Jeff Smith
Quickly copy, compare, and synchronize databases with Oracle SQL Developer.

SQL 101
From Floor to Ceiling and Other Functional Cases
By Melanie Caffrey
Part 7 in a series on the basics of the relational database and SQL

ASK TOM
On Clustering Factor and Validating Keys
By Tom Kyte Oracle Employee ACE
Our technologist explains different statistics and very foreign keys.

 

COMMENT

IN THE FIELD
Success in the Clouds
By Mark C. Clark
Cloud tips from experienced IT pilots

IN THE FIELD
Users Find Their Way
By Mike Riley
Whatever your interest, there’s a user group out there for you.

ANALYST'S CORNER
Identity and Access
By David Baum
Centralized identity management platforms are evolving to accommodate new deployment methods and access requirements.

TIME CAPSULE
By Rich Schwerin
Flashbacks: Culture. Industry. Oracle. Oracle Magazine.
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