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Oracle Magazine

January – February 2014


Features
Departments
Technology & Comment Sections—
   Articles and Columns

 

FEATURES

2013 Oracle Excellence Awards

By David A. Kelly, with additional reporting by Patty Waddington
Oracle customers and partners are technology pioneers, developing and implementing revolutionary new solutions with Oracle technology, and the Oracle Excellence Awards recognize these pioneers. In 2013, Oracle saluted outstanding achievement in nine Oracle Excellence Awards programs: CIO of the Year, Leadership, Database Administrator of the Year, Java Business Innovation, Oracle PartnerNetwork Specialized Partner of the Year, Data Warehouse Leader of the Year, Oracle Fusion Middleware Innovation, Eco-Enterprise Innovation, and Proactive Support: Champion.

 

DEPARTMENTS

UP FRONT


From the Editor
It’s the Little Things
By Tom Haunert

Work in Progress
Get Started
By Tom Haunert
Arup Nanda talks about his beginnings with Oracle technology and tells us all to write. Now.

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
Navigate the Internet of Things
By Caroline Kvitka
Oracle’s Peter Utzschneider discusses the challenges and changes presented by the proliferation of connected devices.

Interview
Enterprise Virtualization Evolution
By Tom Haunert
Here’s the state of virtualization, from applications to consolidation and engineered systems.

COMMUNITY

Partner News & Book Beat

Oracle Cloud Marketplace
Oracle introduces the Oracle Cloud Marketplace. Meet partners and explore their solutions.

Community Bulletin
By Roland Smart
Happenings in Oracle Technology Network

Architect
Get Ready for IoT
By Bob Rhubart
Challenges and opportunities in the Internet of Things

Up Close
Making a Change
By Jeff Erickson
Kellyn Pot’Vin embraces the evolution of Oracle technology and speaks up for women in technology.

Peer-to-Peer
No Boundaries
By Blair Campbell
Three peers transcend time zones, work weekends, and share knowledge across borders.

 

TECHNOLOGY SECTION—ARTICLES & COLUMNS


TECHNOLOGY

BUSINESS ANALYTICS
Speed Mobile
By Mark Rittman Oracle ACE Director
Quickly deploy line-of-business mobile business intelligence apps with Oracle Business Intelligence Mobile App Designer.

SECURITY
Hide from Prying Eyes
By Arup Nanda Oracle ACE Director
Use Data Redaction in Oracle Database 12c to hide sensitive data automatically.

PL/SQL
Sophisticated Call Stack Analysis
By Steven Feuerstein Oracle ACE Director
UTL_CALL_STACK package in Oracle Database 12c gives developers better answers.

ASK TOM
On Oracle Database 12c, Part 3
By Tom Kyte Oracle Employee ACE
Our technologist improves partitions, adapts query plans, and optimizes statistics gathering.

 

COMMENT

In the Field
Survival for the Database Technologist
By Michelle Malcher Oracle ACE Director
Five steps to help you sort through the information about information management

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