November/December 2013 Cover


Oracle Magazine

November - December 2013


Features
Departments
Technology & Comment Sections—
   Articles and Columns

 

FEATURES

Engineering as a Service

By David A. Kelly
Organizations are turning to Oracle Exadata for consolidation and deployment of database as a service in private clouds.

  

Record-Breaking

By Tom Caldecott
Oracle OpenWorld, JavaOne, and MySQL Connect deliver a week of innovative technology to 60,000 people onsite and 2.1 million people online.

  

The Business of Growing

By Marta Bright
The second-largest cooperative in the United States, Land O’Lakes invests in Oracle engineered systems to plant the seeds of change.

 

DEPARTMENTS

UP FRONT


From the Editor
Quintessential and Collaborative
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
Information Acceleration
By Fred Sandsmark
The Oracle Database In-Memory option redefines speed.

Interview
C Is for Cloud, Consolidation, and Customers
By Tom Haunert
Oracle customers drive the genesis and marquee features of Oracle Database 12c.

COMMUNITY

Partner News & Book Beat

Architect
Become a Better Architect
By Bob Rhubart
Single steps you can take today

Peer-to-Peer
User Group Hug
By Blair Campbell
Three peers tout the benefits of Oracle user groups, new features, and old favorites.

 

TECHNOLOGY SECTION—ARTICLES & COLUMNS


TECHNOLOGY

ORACLE ADF
The Next Big Wave
By Frank Nimphius
Explore mobile frontiers with Oracle ADF Mobile.

BUSINESS ANALYTICS
Integrate and Analyze
By Mark Rittman Oracle ACE Director
Combine structured and unstructured data for analysis and new insights.

DATABASE STORAGE MANAGEMENT
Automatic Data Optimization
By Arup Nanda Oracle ACE Director
Learn how to enable information lifecycle management to automatically move data to lower-cost storage tiers and compress it.

PL/SQL
SQL in PL/SQL Enhancements
By Steven Feuerstein Oracle ACE Director
Oracle Database 12c enhances writing and executing SQL in PL/SQL

ASK TOM
On Oracle Database 12c, Part 2
By Tom Kyte Oracle Employee ACE
Our technologist finds a match for his SQL and makes his undo temporary.

 

COMMENT

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