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Oracle Magazine

September - October 2013


Features
Departments
Technology & Comment Sections—
   Articles and Columns


 

FEATURES

Plug into the Cloud

By David Baum
Consolidate, secure, and connect with the revolutionary multitenant architecture of Oracle Database 12c.  

Get Ready

By Tom Caldecott
Learn, share, and network at the world’s largest gathering of business technology professionals. Oracle OpenWorld, JavaOne, and MySQL Connect come to San Francisco September 21 to 26.  

Faster

By Carol Hildebrand
ORACLE TEAM USA uses Oracle technology, including Exadata Database Machine X3-2, to deliver extreme speed in the America’s Cup.

DEPARTMENTS

UP FRONT


MashUp
News, views, trends, and tools

AT ORACLE

Events
Find out about upcoming technology and industry events.

Briefs
The latest product news

News
Cloud Computing Breakthrough
By David Baum
Oracle unveils new multitenant architecture in Oracle Database 12c.

News
Partnering in the Cloud
By Diana Reichardt
Oracle enters into agreements with Microsoft, Salesforce.com, and NetSuite.

News
A Foundation for Cloud Computing
By Diana Reichardt
New releases of Oracle WebLogic Server and Oracle Coherence are optimized for the cloud.

Interview
In Business Together
By Tom Haunert
Oracle Business Analytics solutions deliver answers and innovation.

COMMUNITY

Partner News & Book Beat

Community Bulletin
By Roland Smart
Happenings in Oracle Technology Network

Up Close
Seeking Developers for Friendship
By Jeff Erickson
How Oracle Database 12c can improve the relationship between DBAs and developers.

Peer-to-Peer
Solid Foundations
By Blair Campbell
Three peers master the basics.

 

TECHNOLOGY SECTION—ARTICLES & COLUMNS


TECHNOLOGY

DATABASE CLOUD
Many in One
By Arup Nanda Oracle ACE Director
Create many databases in one database instance with the Oracle Database 12c multitenant architecture.

PL/SQL
PL/SQL Enhancements
By Steven Feuerstein Oracle ACE Director
Oracle Database 12c enhances the PL/SQL function result cache, improves PL/SQL execution in SQL, adds a whitelist, and fine-tunes privileges.

ASK TOM
On Oracle Database 12c, Part 1
By Tom Kyte Oracle Employee ACE
Our technologist improves default values, handles bigger datatypes, and FETCHes for the first time.

 

COMMENT

In the Field
Time to Upgrade
By Michelle Malcher
New features in Oracle Database 12c make upgrade evaluations easy.

Analyst's Corner
Deploy and Manage Database Clouds
By David Baum
Organizations look for multitenancy and management simplicity as they ramp up database-as-a-service deployments.

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