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Oracle Magazine

March – April 2014


Features
Departments
Technology & Comment Sections—
   Articles and Columns

 

FEATURES

Cloud Engineered

Oracle updates engineered systems to improve performance, increase capacity, and deliver consolidated cloud services.


Safety in Transformation

By David A. Kelly
UL, a global safety science organization, transformed from a single, nonprofit, US market-focused organization to a multidivisional, multi-business-unit, for-profit global company. To support that transformation, UL implemented a new Oracle-based infrastructure and business software platform.

DEPARTMENTS

UP FRONT


From the Editor
Engineered Examination
By Tom Haunert

Work in Progress
Write It Down
By Tom Haunert
Mark Rittman talks about working with Oracle technology and the benefits of writing about work.

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

News
Oracle Joins OpenStack Foundation
By Fred Sandsmark
OpenStack capabilities will be integrated into a broad range of Oracle products and cloud services.

COMMUNITY

Partner News & Book Beat

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

Architect
SOA’s People Problem
By Bob Rhubart
Are reluctant passengers slowing down your SOA train?

Peer-to-Peer
All for One
By Blair Campbell
From sketching out a solution to cheering on a team, groups can motivate and inspire.

 

TECHNOLOGY SECTION—ARTICLES & COLUMNS


TECHNOLOGY

ORACLE ADF
REST for Everyone
By Frank Nimphius
Build and consume database-bound RESTful web services with ease, using Oracle JDeveloper 12c and Oracle ADF.

.NET
An Easy Drive to .NET
By Christian Shay
Take advantage of the compact, easily deployable Oracle Data Provider for .NET, Managed Driver.

CONSOLIDATED DATABASE REPLAY
Playing Nice Together
By Arup Nanda Oracle ACE Director
Use the Consolidated Database Replay feature of Oracle Real Application Testing in Oracle Database 12c to gauge the impact of consolidating workloads.

PL/SQL
Writing PL/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 4
By Tom Kyte Oracle Employee ACE
Our technologist talks with Oracle product management about Oracle Database 12c and the Oracle Multitenant option.

 

COMMENT

In the Field
Privilege Analysis
By Michelle Malcher Oracle ACE Director
It’s a cool Oracle Database 12c security feature.

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