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Oracle Magazine

July - August 2013


Features
Departments
Technology & Comment Sections—
   Articles and Columns

 

FEATURES

Blazing Performance

By Diana Reichardt
Oracle unveiled two new SPARC microprocessors, SPARC T5 and SPARC M5; introduced a portfolio of systems based on these chips; and reported that the new SPARC T5–based systems have set 17 world records. Read how the revolutionary SPARC microprocessor design is moving software into silicon to power the world’s fastest database, Java, and middleware servers.

  

Grow up, Branch Out

By David A. Kelly
Are national laws requiring you to stand up new systems in new countries? What’s next for your aging heterogeneous system components? Read how organizations are using Oracle Database Appliance to meet regulations, consolidate systems, simplify operations, deliver Oracle engineered system performance, and scale up their systems with pay-as-you-grow licensing.

 

DEPARTMENTS

UP FRONT


From the Editor
Location, Location, Location
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
The Shine of Open Source
By Tom Haunert
MySQL puts the M and the power in LAMP.

COMMUNITY

Partner News & Book Beat

Architect
The CX Factor
By Bob Rhubart
Wooing and wowing customers in the digital age

Up Close
Cloud Builders Unite
By Jeff Erickson
Bloggers, tweeters, and user groups work to form a cloud builder community.

Peer-to-Peer
Finding Help
By Blair Campbell
Peers get career boosts from the cloud, My Oracle Support, and Oracle University.

 

TECHNOLOGY SECTION—ARTICLES & COLUMNS


TECHNOLOGY

ORACLE ADF
Build Your Own
By Frank Nimphius
Build and deploy Oracle ADF declarative components, and gain the benefits of reuse.

SQL 101
Pivotal Access to Your Data: Analytic Functions, Concluded
By Melanie Caffrey
Part 12 in a series on the basics of the relational database and SQL

ASK TOM
On Randomness, Syntax, and Mutation
By Tom Kyte Oracle Employee ACE
Our technologist gets deterministic, delimited, and the opposite of trigger-happy.

 

COMMENT

Time Capsule
By Rich Schwerin
Flashbacks: Culture. Industry. Oracle. Oracle Magazine.