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Oracle Magazine

May – June 2014


Features
Departments
Technology & Comment Sections—
   Articles and Columns

 

FEATURES

Ground Control

By David Baum
Organizations looking for standard methods for developing, integrating, deploying, and scaling their cloud applications are choosing Oracle Cloud Application Foundation, part of Oracle Fusion Middleware. See how three organizations are using Oracle Cloud Application Foundation solutions, including Oracle Exalogic, Oracle WebLogic Server, and Oracle Coherence, to launch their cloud applications.

DEPARTMENTS

UP FRONT

From the Editor
A Foundation for Business
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 videos, webcasts, white papers, and more.

Briefs
The latest product news .

Interview
Innovate with Java 8
By Caroline Kvitka
Latest platform release enhances developer productivity and supports applications from the Internet of Things to the cloud.

COMMUNITY

Partner News & Book Beat

Community Bulletin
By Roland Smart
Happenings in Oracle Technology Network

Architect
Why Would Anyone Want to Be an Architect?
By Bob Rhubart
Architects weigh in on what makes their jobs cool.

Peer-to-Peer
Taking the Lead
By Blair Campbell
Peers on proactive support tools, new cloud solutions, and understanding Oracle inside out.

 

TECHNOLOGY SECTION—ARTICLES & COLUMNS


TECHNOLOGY

BUSINESS ANALYTICS
Go with the Flow
By Mark Rittman Oracle ACE Director
Oracle Data Integrator 12c delivers new flow-based mappings and deployment specifications.

SQL DEVELOPER
Document Entities
By Jeff Smith
Generate logical models and entity relationship diagrams easily from an existing database with Oracle SQL Developer Data Modeler.

DBA
Nonstop Partition Operations
By Arup Nanda Oracle ACE Director
Oracle Partitioning delivers online partition moves, selective indexes on partitions, and asynchronously maintained global indexes to Oracle Database 12c.

PL/SQL
Writing SQL in Oracle Application Express
By Steven Feuerstein Oracle ACE Director
Minimize the code you write, be careful where you put it, and relocate it to packages as much as possible.

ASK TOM
On Oracle Database 12c, Part 5
By Tom Kyte Oracle Employee ACE
Our technologist explores the invisible, improves introspection, and expands SQL.

 

COMMENT

In the Field
DBA to Big Data DBA
By Michelle Malcher Oracle ACE Director
Turn your DBA skills into big data skills.

Analyst's Corner
Doing Better with Less
By Philip J. Gill
New systems and more applications help drive many of today’s data center consolidation projects.

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