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Oracle Magazine

July – August 2016


Features
Departments
Technology & Comment Sections—
   Articles and Columns

FEATURES

AI

By John Soat
Machine learning enhances Oracle’s enterprise offerings.

The Human Touch

By Jeff Erickson
National Pharmacies brings together members, employees, and suppliers using Oracle Cloud Platform.
 
DEPARTMENTS

UP FRONT

From the Editor
The Rise of Machine Learning
By Tom Haunert
When smartphones, cars, and other devices learn, businesses and people win.

Mashup
Adjust, Virtualize, and Measure
Explore gadgets and mobile apps and test your tech knowledge.

AT ORACLE

Interview
IoT at Work
By Tom Haunert

Eight zetabytes of data are coming from tens of millions of devices. Where are you going to put the data, and what are you going to do with it?


COMMUNITY

Book Beat
Develop, Solve, and Manage
Learn about the latest information technology books.

Architect
Code vs. Concrete
By Bob Rhubart
Engineering a better software engineer

Peer-to-Peer
Speedy Delivery
By Blair Campbell
Three peers rely on database options, business rules, and PaaS solutions to speed things up.

 

TECHNOLOGY SECTION—ARTICLES & COLUMNS


TECHNOLOGY

MOBILE
Analyzing What Matters
By Chris Muir
Use Oracle Mobile Cloud Service analytics with Oracle Mobile Application Framework.

PL/SQL
Operate on Collections
By Steven Feuerstein Oracle ACE Director
Quiz yourself about set operations on PL/SQL collections.

PERFORMANCE
Big Table Caching
By Arup NandaOracle ACE Director
Cache large tables in the buffer cache and improve performance without expensive storage.

BROWSER-BASED DEVELOPMENT
Express Lane Development
By Joel Kallman
Use Oracle Application Express to quickly build roadworthy mobile applications.

ETL
Write in a Read-Only Database
By Connor McDonald
Run reports and DML against your standby database with Oracle Active Data Guard.

BEYOND SQL 101
Manipulate, Commit, and Take Back: How Change Occurs
By Melanie Caffrey
Part 4 in a second series on the basics of the relational database and SQL

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