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January/February 2013

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Time for Change: Optimizing Data Center Infrastructure with a Technology Refresh
International Data Corporation representatives discuss findings based on interviews with seven Oracle customers that recently completed data center optimization projects.

Managing Social Relationships for the Enterprise
Altimeter Group’s Jeremiah Owyang and Oracle’s Reggie Bradford discuss how to optimize engagement with prospects and customers and explore strategies for developing brands through social media.

The Value of MySQL for SaaS Vendors
In this technical Webcast, MySQL expert Mario Beck reviews features that make MySQL well suited for software as a service (SaaS), touches on upcoming improvements in MySQL 5.6, and provides practical tips on how to get the most from MySQL in a SaaS environment.

Discover MySQL Cluster 7.2: Extreme Performance, Availability, and Affordability for Independent Software Vendors and Original Equipment Manufacturers
Learn how the new MySQL Cluster 7.2 release that supports more than 1 billion queries per minute can enable products that deliver 70-times-higher join performance, linear scalability, five 9s of uptime, and real-time responsiveness.

Bridging the Gap in Big Data, Cloud, and Real-Time Data Integration: Keep Pace with the Latest Breakthroughs
Get up to speed on big data, cloud integration, real-time analytics, and continuous availability solutions.

Oracle Linux Management Demystified
Find out about provisioning, patching, monitoring, and administration of Linux systems using Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c.

Webcast Series: Oracle WebCenter in Action
This series features Oracle WebCenter customers and partners as they share how Oracle’s portal, Web experience management, content management, social, and collaboration technologies are helping them transform into social businesses.

Webcast Series: Oracle Author Chat
Tom Plunkett, coauthor of the Oracle Press book Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud Handbook, describes how this book helps administrators and architects understand how to use Oracle Exalogic in a data center.


Oracle Vanquisher Data Center Optimization Adventure
What if you could vanquish threats to your data center such as heat, downtime, and legacy hardware to simplify IT and accelerate business innovation and growth? Play this new data center optimization arcade video game and find out.  


Oracle OpenWorld Highlights
Don’t miss the full-length keynotes and highlights, general sessions, and executive solution sessions from Oracle OpenWorld 2012.

Hardware and Software, Engineered to Work Together: Why It’s a Different Approach
Watch Oracle CEO Larry Ellison’s Oracle OpenWorld 2012 keynote to learn how Oracle technology is engineered to work together and is changing the face of IT.

Your Data Center. Optimized.
Transform your data center from a cost center to an innovation hub: simplify IT for business innovation; increase server consolidation, performance, and flexibility; and reduce deployment time, costs, and risk.


“As we move more and more of our databases onto [Oracle] Exadata machines, those databases aren’t going to go onto disk drives. They’re going to go into flash memory where the information is available instantaneously, where you can ask a question and get an answer at the speed of thought.”
Oracle CEO Larry Ellison, in his Oracle OpenWorld 2012 keynote address, Hardware and Software, Engineered to Work Together: Why It’s a Different Approach

MySQL Strategy 2012: The State of the Dolphin
Watch this MySQL Connect keynote featuring Oracle Chief Corporate Architect Edward Screven and Oracle Vice President of MySQL Engineering Tomas Ulin.

Reduce Risk with Oracle Advanced Monitoring and Resolution
Discover the unique features of Oracle’s 24/7 secure monitoring services and the value of proactive resolution for Oracle products, delivered by advanced support engineers.

Oracle Platinum Services Centers of Excellence
Find out how Oracle delivers remote monitoring, restoration, and patching to help maximize the performance and availability of Oracle’s engineered systems.

Confidence in the Cloud: Tour Oracle’s EMEA Data Center
Watch Oracle Cloud Service CIO Tom Fisher and Oracle Vice President of Service Delivery for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa Tony Gray as they discuss Oracle’s global data centers and enterprise-grade security standards. 


SQL Server Migration Tool
Alfredo Kojima, Oracle senior software development manager, talks about the advantages of the new Microsoft SQL Server to MySQL migration tool.

Top Tips to Accelerate Enterprise Software Deployment on Linux
Discover how Oracle Validated Configurations can speed up deployment. 


New OracleVoice Channel on
Join others following Oracle on the new OracleVoice channel on Don’t miss the inaugural article written by Oracle Senior Vice President of Communications Bob Evans, “The Top 10 Strategic CIO Issues for 2013.”

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Consolidate and Simplify SAP Environments
Learn how the Oracle Optimized Solution for SAP can help you consolidate an SAP environment onto a high-performing, highly available application infrastructure.

Simplify and Modernize Global Business Environments
Discover how the Oracle Optimized Solution for Oracle E-Business Suite provides an ideal architecture for upgrading and consolidating Oracle’s integrated suite of global business applications.

Oracle Optimized Solution for Backup and Recovery
Learn how the Oracle Optimized Solution for Backup and Recovery can reduce time to deploy backup and recovery capabilities by up to 2.5 times and cut software license and maintenance costs by up to 75 percent.

Demystifying Cloud Integration
As organizations use a mix of private and public cloud services, they need a better way to integrate information across a multitude of cloud environments. Find out why Oracle takes a unified approach to integrating information with its real-time data integration solutions.


Enterprise Cloud Infrastructure for Dummies
Discover how to implement a cloud infrastructure that not only lowers operational costs but can also easily adapt and scale to safely and securely run a broad range of application services.

Simplify IT Through Hardware Technology Refresh
Read this e-book to understand how to assess the current value of your existing assets and map out your future infrastructure.

Plan. Build. Operate. Success Strategies for Oil and Gas Projects
This interactive e-book is full of videos, demos, white papers, and other valuable resources. 


Preventing Silent Data Corruption
Learn what Oracle is doing to protect the integrity of data as it travels through the storage-area network.

Infrastructure Modernization Done with Ease and Efficiency: Application Consolidation to the Private Cloud
Get detailed information about how Oracle’s private cloud offerings and Oracle SPARC SuperCluster can help you consolidate and evolve to a private cloud model.

Consolidation on High-End SPARC Enterprise M-Series Servers
Find out how to boost server utilization and simplify application deployment by consolidating on Oracle’s SPARC Enterprise M8000 and M9000 servers.

The Oracle x86 Portfolio: Competitive Advantages in Total Cost of Ownership
Read Edison Research’s conclusions about the lower-cost advantages of Oracle’s Sun x86 server offerings.

Stock Shock: The Effect of Project and Portfolio Management on Share Price
This independent report examines existing research and industry examples and explores practical approaches to maintaining effective visibility and control over key operational project management metrics.


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