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Oracle Magazine

March - April 2013


Features
Departments
Technology & Comment Sections—
   Articles and Columns

 

FEATURES

Utility Computing in the Cloud

By Philip J. Gill
Oracle Database Cloud Service lets businesses plug into the power of Oracle Database, without the installation, configuration, and management tasks. Find out how CampusIT and InteliVideo focus on putting Oracle Cloud technology to work instead of working on technology.

  

Banking on a Private Cloud

By Marta Bright
With a private database cloud service based on Oracle Database and Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c, India’s HDFC bank launches new business initiatives while drastically cutting costs.

 

DEPARTMENTS

UP FRONT

From the Editor
Cloud Fiction and Fact
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

News
Unified Database Activity Monitoring and Auditing
By David Baum
Introducing Oracle Audit Vault and Database Firewall 12c

COMMUNITY

Partner News & Book Beat

Up Close
Write a Better Abstract
By Jeff Erickson
A user group leader helps members craft submissions that sell.

Peer-to-Peer
Flexible Solutions
By Blair Campbell
Mining the capabilities of Oracle Application Express, Oracle Database, and Oracle Exadata

 

TECHNOLOGY SECTION—ARTICLES & COLUMNS


TECHNOLOGY

ORACLE ADF
Catch Me If You Can
By Frank Nimphius
Manage error handling in Oracle ADF.

PL/SQL 101
Working with Cursors
By Steven Feuerstein Oracle ACE Director
Part 12 in a series of articles on understanding and using PL/SQL

SQL 101
A Window into the World of Analytic Functions
By Melanie Caffrey
Part 10 in a series on the basics of the relational database and SQL

ASK TOM
On Becoming Others, Limits, and Restoration
By Tom Kyte Oracle Employee ACE
Our technologist assumes identities, eliminates external limitations, and recovers constraints.

 

COMMENT

Analyst's Corner
PaaS Fits the Enterprise
By David Baum
PaaS solutions deliver efficient, standardized services for consolidating existing applications and rapidly building new ones.

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