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Oracle Magazine

July – August 2014


Features
Departments
Technology & Comment Sections—
   Articles and Columns

 

FEATURES

Success on Sparc

By Philip J. Gill
Consolidating older and underperforming servers onto newer and more-efficient servers running a high-performance operating system and low-overhead virtualization technology adds new enterprise capacity and processing power to cost-cutting consolidation projects. Read how organizations are turning to the new generation of SPARC servers and the Oracle Solaris operating system for better business processes and a better bottom line.

DEPARTMENTS

UP FRONT

From the Editor
The Cloud OS
By Tom Haunert

AT ORACLE

Events
Find out about upcoming technology and industry events.

Resources
Your guide to Oracle videos, webcasts, podcasts, white papers, and more

Briefs

The latest product news

Interview
Big Data Integration
By Tom Haunert
As NoSQL technology evolves, Oracle NoSQL Database 3.0 gets more involved in big data strategies and deployments.

COMMUNITY

Partner News & Book Beat

Community Bulletin
By Roland Smart
Happenings in Oracle Technology Network

Architect
Building Bridges
By Bob Rhubart
Organizational silos thwarting IT architecture goals? Put away the sledgehammer.

Peer-to-Peer
Close Encounters
By Blair Campbell
Three peers extol the virtues of in-person classes and conferences.

 

TECHNOLOGY SECTION—ARTICLES & COLUMNS


TECHNOLOGY

ORACLE ADF
Region Extreme: Multi-Task-Flow Binding
By Frank Nimphius
Render an unknown number of task flows in page or dashboard regions.

MANAGEABILITY
Managing Expressly
By Arup Nanda Oracle ACE Director
Manage Oracle Database 12c with Oracle Enterprise Manager Database Express, a built-in browser-based graphical tool.

PL/SQL
The Joy of Low- Hanging Fruit
By Steven Feuerstein Oracle ACE Director
Are you using BULK COLLECT and FORALL for bulk processing yet?

ASK TOM
On Table Updates and SQL Plan Baselines
By Tom Kyte Oracle Employee ACE
Our technologist updates tables quickly via CTAS and optimizes queries for evolution.

 

COMMENT

In the Field
Learning Circle, Part 1
By Carol Hildebrand
President Alyssa Johnson talks about OAUG’s evolving mission and commitment to innovation through community.

Analyst
Deploy Applications in Different Environments
By David Baum
Organizations look to today’s application server platforms to run high-performance enterprise applications and services.

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