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Oracle Magazine

November – December 2017


Features
Departments
Technology & Comment Sections—
   Articles and Columns

FEATURE

Let Us Take You into the Future

By Michael Hickins
Oracle executives discuss artificial intelligence, autonomous databases, blockchain, chatbots, Internet of Things, and more.

  

Look What’s Talking

By Chris Murphy
Chatbots offer a next-generation link to customers—and employees.

  

Thinking About Chatbots? Keep These Five Factors in Mind

By Chris Murphy

  

DEPARTMENTS

UP FRONT

From the Editor
Emerged. Emerging. Pervasive.
By Tom Haunert
Emerging technologies may be tough to define, but you know them when you see them . . . and see them, and see them . . .

Mashup
Resolved
By Pierce Ashworth
Learn about robots, predict AI, and test IoT.

Interview

Meet the Next-Generation SPARC
By Tom Haunert
New SPARC processing power and Software in Silicon features bring better performance and security.


COMMUNITY

Community Bulletin
Name, Update, and Watch
By Stephen Chin
Explore happenings in Oracle Developer Community

Architect
Getting Into Containers
By Bob Rhubart
Small packages. Big value.

New Normal

Cloud, Emerging Tech, and the Expert
By Jeff Erickson
Emerging technologies such as IoT, blockchain, and machine learning require DBAs and database developers who understand a company’s data.

Peer-to-Peer
Talking It Out
By Blair Campbell
On a project, on social media, or quite literally in the field, communication is key.

 

TECHNOLOGY SECTION—ARTICLES & COLUMNS


TECHNOLOGY

OPEN SOURCE
Keep Your Node.js Promises
By Dan McGhan
Part 3 in a four-part series on asynchronous Node.js development

PL/SQL
Using Dynamic SQL for Multirow Queries
By Steven Feuerstein
Explore three dynamic SQL solutions to understand which is best for your program requirements.

ETL
Unintended Side Effects
By Connor McDonald
Ensure that the code you write does not create prob­lems elsewhere in your applications.

BEYOND SQL 101
Becoming Privileged and Creating Synonymously
By Melanie Caffrey
Part 12 in a second series on the basics of the relational database and SQL