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2014 Issues


July/August 2014

Cover Story: Success on Sparc
Technology: Region Extreme: Multi-Task-Flow Binding (Nimphius); Managing Expressly (Nanda); The Joy of Low- Hanging Fruit (Feuerstein); On Table Updates and SQL Plan Baselines (Kyte)


May/June 2014

Cover Story: Ground Control
Technology: Go with the Flow (Rittman); Document Entities (Smith); Nonstop Partition Operations (Nanda); Writing SQL in Oracle Application Express (Feuerstein); On Oracle Database 12c, Part 5 (Kyte)


March/April 2014

Cover Story: Cloud Engineered
Technology: REST for Everyone (Nimphius); An Easy Drive to .NET (Shay); Playing Nice Together (Nanda); Writing PL/SQL in Oracle Application Express (Feuerstein); On Oracle Database 12c, Part 4 (Kyte)


January/February 2014

Cover Story: 2013 Oracle Excellence Awards
Technology: Speed Mobile (Rittman); Hide from Prying Eyes (Nanda); Sophisticated Call Stack Analysis (Feuerstein); On Oracle Database 12c, Part 3 (Kyte)



2013 Issues


November/December 2013

Cover Story: Engineering as a Service; Features: Record-Breaking; The Business of Growing
Technology: The Next Big Wave (Nimphius); Integrate and Analyze (Rittman); Automatic Data Optimization (Nanda); SQL in Pl/SQL Enhancements (Feuerstein); On Oracle Database 12c, Part 2 (Kyte)


September/October 2013

Cover Story: Plug into the Cloud; Features: Get Ready; Faster
Technology: Many in One (Nanda); Pl/SQL Enhancements (Feuerstein); On Oracle Database 12c (Kyte)


July/August 2013

Cover Story: Blazing Performance; Feature: Grow up, Branch Out
Technology: Build Your Own (Nimphius); On Randomness, Syntax, and Mutation (Kyte); Pivotal Access to Your Data: Analytic Functions, Concluded (Caffrey)


May/June 2013

Cover Story: Engineering for Heroes; Feature: Integrate and Mobilize
Technology: Calling Home (Nimphius); New Spaces for BI (Rittman); On Efficiency, Avoidance, and Performance(Kyte); Leading Ranks and Lagging Percentages: Analytic Functions, Continued (Caffrey)


March/April 2013

Cover Story: Utility Computing in the Cloud; Feature: Banking on a Private Cloud
Technology: Catch Me If You Can (Nimphius); Working with Cursors (Feuerstein); On Becoming Others, Limits, and Restoration (Kyte); A Window into the World of Analytic Functions (Caffrey)


January/February 2013

Cover Story: Oracle Excellence Awards; Features: SPARC at 25, Extreme Performance with Oracle Exadata X3
Technology: Wrap Your Code in a Neat Package (Feuerstein); Beginning Performance Tuning: Active Session History (Nanda); On Promotion, Restriction, and Data Loading (Kyte); Having Sums, Averages, and Other Grouped Data (Caffrey)



2012 Issues


November/December 2012

Cover Story: Apps on Oracle Exadata; Features: Engineered to Educate, Explore, Engage; Built for Speed
Technology: Master and Commander (Nimphius); Bulk Processing with BULK COLLECT and FORALL (Feuerstein); Beginning Performance Tuning: Diagnose the Past (Nanda); Selecting a Type That Is Right for You (Caffrey); On External Table Queries, Data Consistency, and Nothing (Kyte)


September/October 2012

Cover Story: Security on the Move; Features: Engineered for Innovation; Complete Cloud
Technology: Consume Early, Consume Often (Nimphius); Lighten the Load (Rittman); Bulk Processing with BULK COLLECT and FORALL (Feuerstein); Make the Easy Move (Smith); From Floor to Ceiling and Other Functional Cases (Caffrey); On Clustering Factor and Validating Keys (Kyte)


July/August 2012

Cover Story: Lockdown; Feature: Future-Proof
Technology: Service, Please! (Nimphius); Working with Collections (Feuerstein); Beginning Performance Tuning (Nanda); A Function of Character (Caffrey); On Characters, Pivots, and Endings (Kyte)


May/June 2012

Cover Story: Super Hero IT; Features: Storage Stands Tall, Connected
Technology: Personalized Dashboards (Nimphius); Working with the Summary Advisor (Rittman); Working with Records (Feuerstein); On Connection Pools, Cursor Differentiation, and Optimal Ordering (Kyte); An Order of Sorts (Caffrey)


March/April 2012

Cover Story: Destination: SPARC; Features: A Better Breed, The Right Fit
Technology: A Template with Behavior(Nimphius); On the Road with BI (Rittman); Error Management (Feuerstein); On Unlearning and Modeling (Kyte); Why WHERE Matters (Caffrey)


January/February 2012

Cover Story: Oracle Excellence Awards; Features: C is for Cloud, Open to the Public
Technology: Security for Everyone (Nimphius); Working with Dates in PL/SQL (Feuerstein); On History, Basics, and Network Performance (Kyte); Getting Answers with SELECT (Caffrey)



 

2011 Issues


November/December 2011

Cover Story: Managing The Virtual World; Features: Flying High with a Private Database Cloud, Engineered for Innovation; Oracle Magazine at 25
Technology: Put on a Friendly Face (Nimphius); Automating Oracle Business Intelligence Administration (Rittman); Working with Numbers in PL/SQL (Feuerstein); On Collaboration, Testing, When, and Why (Kyte); Certify Your Expertise (Palazzolo); Modeling and Accessing Relational Data (Caffrey)


September/October 2011

Cover Story: Servers on the Cutting Edge; Features: Bridging the Integration Gap, Engineered for Innovation, Moving Java Forward
Technology: All Aboard (Nimphius); Distinctive Database Development (Shay); Working with Strings (Feuerstein); Troubleshooting Internal Errors (Oscroft); On Caching and Evangelizing SQL (Kyte); Get Your Information in Order (Caffrey)


July/August 2011

Cover Story: Storage from A to ZFS; Feature: Rise of the Machines
Technology: Upgrade to Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition 11g (Rittman); Add Advanced List Interaction (Nimphius); Controlling the Flow of Execution (Feuerstein); On Better Loading and Fact-Checking (Kyte)


May/June 2011

Cover Story: Bring Business Online; Features: Complete Power; Social by Design
Technology: Putting Business Intelligence on the Map (Rittman); Implement Contextual Events (Nimphius); Build Process-Oriented Applications (Jellema); Smart Scans Meet Storage Indexes (Nanda); On Deferring and Bulking Up (Kyte)


March/April 2011

Cover Story: Plug Into the Cloud; Feature: Billions Served
Technology: Take the Next Step (Rittman); Building with Blocks (Feuerstein); Preprocess External Tables (Nanda); On Tuning, Planning, and Contexts (Kyte)


January/February 2011

Cover Story: Open for Business; Features: Positive Identification; Celebrating Excellence
Technology: Simplicity by Design (Bien); Quickly Define KPIs and Scorecards That Use Them (Rittman); Extend Your Applications (Peake); Simulation Demonstrates Performance (Nanda); On History, Invisibility, and Moving (Kyte)




2010 Issues


November/December 2010

Cover Story: Editors’ Choice Awards 2010: Delivering Innovation; Features: Conference Wrap-Up; Intelligence in Action
Technology: Customize Your Application Layout (Weaver); Build Web 2.0 Applications Declaratively (Peake); Managing Audit Trails (Nanda); The New Master (Jagannath and Bhandi); On Consistent Results, Different Constraints, and Unlearning (Kyte)


September/October 2010

Cover Story: Exadata at Work; Features: Secure in the Knowledge; Focusing IT on Business
Technology: Zoom In on Your Code (Feuerstein); Using Oracle Essbase Release 11.1.2 Aggregate Storage Option Databases (Rittman and Janakiraman); User-Built Applications (Peake); Building on Storage (Nanda); On Popularity, Learning, and Unlearning (Kyte)


July/August 2010

Cover Story: The Virtual Enterprise; Features: Strategize. Plan. Execute; One City, One Week, Three Conferences; Java Hits the Road
Technology: High-Performance Oracle Systems for Business Intelligence Workloads (Yu, Prucha, Hata); Compelling Dialog (Muench); Deriving and Sharing Business Intelligence Metadata (Rittman); Automating Parallelism (Nanda); On Connecting, Pivoting, and Learning New Things (Kyte)


May/June 2010

Cover Story: Stark Domination; Features: Sailing for the Prize; Public and Private Clouds: Making It Work; Software. Hardware. Complete.
Technology: Java (Ort and Heiss); Next-Generation Data Backup (Thomson); Libraries You Can Depend On (Muench); Time for a .NET Tune-Up (Shay); On Working in Parallel (Feuerstein); Oracle Warehouse Builder 11 g Release 2 and Heterogeneous Databases (Rittman); Looking at Edition-Based Redefinition, Part 3 (Kyte)

March/April 2010
Cover Story: Accelerate Your Business; Feature: Only What You Need
Technology: Partition Virtually (Nanda); Edition-Based Redefinition, Part 2 (Kyte); Developer: Embracing Extends (Muench); Advanced Interactive Reporting (Peake)

January/February 2010
Cover Story: Getting to Modern; Features: Know Who. Know How.; Honoring Excellence
Technology: Compressing Columns (Nanda); A Closer Look at the New Edition (Kyte); Developer: The Route to Success (Muench); On Privacy and Function (Feuerstein); Building a Cube (Tracy McMullen and Edward Roske)

  


 

2009 Issues


November/December 2009
Cover Story: Editors' Choice Awards 2009; Feature: Consolidate. Compress. Control.
Technology: Tune It Up (Jagannath); Looking at the New Edition (Kyte); Developer: One Smart Combo (Muench); Line Up Your Applications (Shay)

September/October 2009
Cover Story: Oracle Fusion Middleware 11g; Features: Information Secured. Identity Confirmed; Oracle OpenWorld Preview; Integrating Information
Technology: Scripting Oracle RMAN Commands (Nanda); On DBMS_ROWID, Parsing, and Sizing (Kyte); Developer: At the Breaking Point (Muench); Put Your Arrays in a Bind (Williams); On Looping, First, and Last (Feuerstein); Building Applications in the Cloud (Peake); Turn Applications into Portlets (Wang)

July/August 2009
Cover Story: Lead with Intelligence; Features: See Savings with Linux; Oracle OpenWorld Preview
Technology: A Refreshing Move (Nanda); On Popularity and Natural Selection (Kyte); Developer: Open Source Contributions (Schwerin); Targets, Accessors, and Trees (Muench); First Things First (Feuerstein); Developing Secure Applications (Peake); The Full Set (Shay)

May/June 2009
Cover Story: United Development; Features: Test for Success; Safeguard the Desktop
Technology: Creating Custom Authentication (Mattamal); More New PL/SQL Features (Jagannath); On Constraints, Metadata, and Truth (Kyte); Developer: Extending a Helping Hand (Muench); The Right Transaction (Williams); The Magic Kingdom (Feuerstein); Converting Forms (Peake)

March/April 2009
Cover Story: Data Center: The Next Generation; Features: Scale to Fit; Integrating Applications
Technology: Baselines and Better Plans (Nanda); Improving Application Performance (Harper); Improving PL/SQL (Jagannath); On Wrong and Right (Kyte); Developer: A Ride at the OK (or Cancel) Corral (Muench); On Avoiding Termination (Feuerstein)

January/February 2009
Cover Story: Launching Performance; Features: Building on a Solid Foundation; Inside Job; Serve It Up!
Technology: Encrypting Tablespaces (Nanda); Managing Database Resources (Jagannath); On Dynamic Sampling (Kyte); Developer: Easier Interactive Data Entry (Muench); On Emulating FINALLY (Feuerstein); Easy Application Attachments (Peake)



2008 Issues


November/December 2008
Cover Story: Editors' Choice Awards 2008; Feature: Oracle and HP Partner On Hardware Offering
Technology: Keeping Active (Nanda); Programming Productively (Harper); New Ways to Flash Back (Jagannath); On Separation and Counting (Kyte); Developer:Developing a Regional Accent (Muench); On Cursor FOR Loops (Feuerstein); Instant ODP.NET Deployment (Williams)

September/October 2008
Cover Story: Share 2.0; Features: Restrictions Apply; Managing Identity Diversity; Meets and Exceeds
Technology: Document, Monitor, and Manage (Harper); More Ways to Flash Back (Jagannath); The Trouble with Triggers (Kyte); Developer:Task and You Shall Receive (Muench); On Signatures and Changing WHERE (Feuerstein); Customize the Experience (Williams)

July/August 2008
Cover Story: Measure. Analyze. Perform.; Features: License to Operate; Growing Green
Technology: Compress to Impress (Nanda); Managing History (Gennick); Managing File Versions (Harper); Using Database Advisors (Jagannath); On Redefinition, Nature, and Triggers (Kyte); Developer: More Support for the Kernel (Schwerin); A Home for Your Chrome (Muench); On Exceptions and Rules (Feuerstein); Cache Payback (Willliams)

May/June 2008
Cover Story: Developer Nation; Features: Wrap It Up; Energizing the Efficient Enterprise
Technology: Accelerating Data Warehousing (Vlamis); Making Database Connections (Harper); Back Up and Recover (Jagannath); On Seeing Double in V$SQL (Kyte); Developer: Enlightened Development (Muench); The Power of Two (Peake); On the PGA and Indexing Collections (Feuerstein); It Takes All Types (Shay)

March/April 2008
Cover Story: Moving Forward; Feature: Support For Superheroes
Technology: Performing Through Changes (Nanda); Building Queries Visually (Harper); Upgrading Manageability (Jagannath); Oracle Database 11g Redux (Kyte); Developer: Declarative Data Filtering (Muench); Building Interactive Reports (Peake); On BULK COLLECT (Feuerstein)

January/February 2008
Cover Story: Information Comes Home; Features: Making Enterprise Choices; Definitely Not Old-School
Technology: Better Workload, Better Testing (Nanda); Intelligence and Identity (Rittman and Crisp); Become a Certified Expert (Breederode and Goodman); On Tuning by Tracing (Kyte); Developer: Services with a Smile (Muench); Reporting from Your Browser (Peake)
   

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