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Webcast Series: Social Business Oracle Customer Insights—SOA and BPM
Learn best practices directly from Oracle customers that have transformed their application infrastructure with Oracle SOA and business process management solutions.

Boost Utilization and Cut Costs with SPARC Consolidation and Virtualization
See how Oracle’s integrated no-cost virtualization capabilities for SPARC servers enable consolidation of applications on fewer, more-powerful, and more-efficient servers.

Webcast Series: Social Business Thought Leaders
Industry experts discuss how social tools, 24/7 operations, and distributed teams are affecting businesses today.

Real-Time Heterogeneous MySQL Replication using Oracle GoldenGate
Find out how to capture and deliver real-time change data to big data platforms, data warehouses, operational data stores, and reporting systems with Oracle GoldenGate.

Drive Online Engagement with Intuitive Portals and Websites
Learn how to optimize your user experience and provide intuitive and secure access to back-office applications with Oracle WebCenter.

Create a Cost-Effective, High-Performing Application Environment
Find out how Oracle Optimized Solution for Oracle WebLogic Server helps you to cost-effectively and efficiently deliver Oracle, third-party, and customer applications to thousands of users.

Webcast Series: Accelerate Business-Critical Database Deployments with Oracle Optimized Solutions
Learn how consolidating your database environment with Oracle Optimized Solution for Oracle Database can save your organization up to 75 percent in operational and acquisition costs.


Oracle President Mark Hurd on the CX Revolution
Watch Oracle President Mark Hurd’s keynote at Oracle’s customer experience (CX) launch event in New York, New York, on June 25, 2012.

The Revolution in Data Processing
Doug Cutting, chief architect at Cloudera and creator of Apache Hadoop, talks about data processing, Oracle Big Data Appliance, and how Hadoop works with relational technologies.

Big Data Episode 1: Overview for the Boss
In the first of this big data video series, the boss needs to present a big data strategy to the CEO and needs to understand the business value.

Virtual Developer Day: Oracle Database
Watch this event replay to learn key tools, frameworks, techniques, and best practices for building .NET database-backed applications.

Putting Innovation Back in IT
See how Oracle’s cloud services deliver value, choice, and confidence and allow your IT department to focus on strategic projects and innovation.

MySQL Innovation Day
Watch replays of MySQL Innovation Day keynotes and lightning talks to get the latest on MySQL.

Oracle WebCenter: The Center of Engagement
See how nontechnical users can easily create and manage social and interactive online experiences across channels using Oracle WebCenter Sites.

Oracle Database Appliance: Simple. Reliable. Affordable.
Learn how Oracle Database Appliance delivers an affordable high-availability database solution.


Oracle Data Integration: Moving Data to Transform Business
Find information on data integration for big data, business analytics, cloud, and maximum availability solutions; details on zero downtime migrations to Oracle Exadata and Oracle Applications; and Oracle Data Integration success stories.

Oracle GoldenGate Resource Kit
Learn about how Oracle GoldenGate delivers low-impact, high-performance data integration and transactional data replication.

Oracle Exadata—Optimized Communications Applications Platform
Discover Oracle Exadata intelligent warehouse solution for communications, a complete, integrated hardware and software solution designed for the communications industry. 


SPARC Servers: An Effective Choice for Efficiency in the Datacenter
This International Data Corporation white paper discusses how a new generation of SPARC servers based on SPARC T-Series processors provide a high degree of controllability and granularity for IT flexibility and reduced operational costs.


“Today, having a good product isn’t good enough. You have to have a great relationship and a great experience with customers to keep them. Customers who enjoy a great customer experience actually pay 30 percent more on average for that experience. It’s not just a good idea; it’s frankly great business.”
Mark Hurd, Oracle President, in Oracle President Mark Hurd on the CX Revolution

Consolidating SAP Landscapes on SPARC SuperCluster
Learn what makes the Oracle SPARC SuperCluster engineered system an ideal infrastructure for SAP deployments and read recommendations for improving SAP application consolidation, availability, and performance.

Improving Data Center Infrastructure with Oracle’s x86 Systems
Read how Oracle’s Sun x86 systems provide optimal performance for running enterprise applications and include everything needed for a complete cloud infrastructure. 


Wim Coekaerts Blog
Hear about the latest Oracle Linux and Oracle VM updates from Wim Coekaerts, senior vice president of Linux and virtualization engineering at Oracle.

The Java Source
Get insider news from the Java team at Oracle.


Simplify IT and Unleash Innovation
Is your IT organization focused on making your business more innovative, or is it caught up in maintaining the status quo? Find out how to make room for innovation by simplifying IT.

Enterprise Cloud Infrastructure for Dummies
Read about Oracle Optimized Solution for Enterprise Cloud Infrastructure, which ensures that you have the right hardware and software stack and configuration for your cloud. 


MySQL TCO Savings Calculator
Customize this calculator with your configurations and see how much you can save using MySQL.


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Transcendent Memory in Oracle VM and Oracle Linux
Hear how the Transcendent Memory feature works on Oracle Linux and Oracle VM from Dan Magenheimer, consulting developer for Oracle VM engineering.

MySQL Thread Pool
Mikael Ronstrom, senior MySQL architect, explains how the Thread Pool feature of MySQL Enterprise Edition improves scalability.

MySQL Replication Global Transaction Identifiers and HA Utilities
Luis Soares, engineering manager of MySQL replication, discusses the new global transaction identifiers that are part of the MySQL 5.6 development release.

Oracle Database 11g Performance Tuning Tips and Techniques
Oracle expert and author Rich Niemiec discusses best practices for optimizing performance as described in his new book, Oracle Database 11g Performance Tuning Tips and Techniques (Oracle Press, 2012).

Oracle Application Express: An Agile Perspective
The authors of Agile Oracle Application Express (Apress, 2012) show how Oracle Application Express and agile development principles work together to make Web-based application development more efficient.


Oracle Training on Demand
Get hands-on training in Oracle Database, Oracle Fusion Middleware, Oracle Applications, and Oracle systems delivered by Oracle’s top instructors without the wait. Each course contains high-quality video of the complete classroom experience including lectures, whiteboarding, and access to hands-on lab environments.

Certification Exam Prep
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