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Oracle Magazine

September – October 2014


Features
Departments
Technology & Comment Sections—
   Articles and Columns

 

FEATURES

Faster Answers, Faster Business

By Curran Mahowald
It’s here! The Oracle Database In-Memory option speeds queries 100 times and transactions 2 times, with no changes to applications.

  

Connecting Customers, Content, and Careers

By Tom Caldecott
Attention technologists! September 28 through October 2 is conference week in San Francisco.

 

On the Road

By David A. Kelly
Oracle technology delivers rapid application development for the mobile enterprise.

  

Stability and Change

By Philip J. Gill
KDDI charts a steady course with Oracle SuperCluster T5-8 and Oracle Exadata Database Machine

 

DEPARTMENTS

UP FRONT


From the Editor
What’s Next?
By Tom Haunert
It’s always a question, and it’s always a good one.

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

COMMUNITY

Partner News & Book Beat

Architect
Mobile Today. More Mobile Tomorrow.
By Bob Rhubart
There is more to mobile than what you can hold in your hand.

Peer-to-Peer
Game Changers
By Blair Campbell
Peers on communities and technologies that are radically changing the way they work

 

TECHNOLOGY SECTION—ARTICLES & COLUMNS


TECHNOLOGY

BUSINESS ANALYTICS
Big Data Meets Business Intelligence
By Mark Rittman Oracle ACE Director
Explore Oracle Big Data Lite Virtual Machine examples and tutorials to see how big data gets reported.

PERFORMANCE
It’s All In
By Arup Nanda Oracle ACE Director
Leverage the in-memory column store in Oracle Database In-Memory to supercharge database performance–without changing application code.

PL/SQL
Persistence Doesn’t Always Pay
By Steven Feuerstein Oracle ACE Director
Sometimes you don’t want a database table and SQL. Sometimes you just want to collect your thoughts.

ASK TOM
On Implicit Conversions and More
By Tom Kyte Oracle Employee ACE
Our technologist looks at implicit conversions, logic bombs, SQL injection, and reduced access paths—in one question and answer.

INSIDE OCP
Basics of the Multitenant Container Database
By Anita Mukundan
Consolidate multiple databases with Oracle Database 12c.

 

COMMENT

In the Field
Learning Circle, Part 2
By Carol Hildebrand
OAUG President Alyssa Johnson talks about women in technology and technology trends.