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Oracle Magazine

July – August 2015


Features
Departments
Technology & Comment Sections—
   Articles and Columns

 

FEATURES

 

The Platform for All

Integrate and extend your cloud with more than two dozen new PaaS services.

DEPARTMENTS

UP FRONT


From the Editor
Big
By Tom Haunert
All launch events and cloud services are not created equal.

Mashup
Technology by Example
News, views, trends, and tools

AT ORACLE

Events
Find out about upcoming technology and industry events.

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

Briefs
The latest product news

Interview
Cloud Foundation Standards
By Tom Haunert
Operating system and virtualization power the data center, the cloud, and Oracle’s Virtual Compute Appliance.


COMMUNITY

Partner News & Book Beat

Community Bulletin
Happenings in Oracle Technology Network
By Roland Smart

Architect
Taming Change
By Bob Rhubart
Meeting the challenge of an ever-changing software development landscape

Peer-to-Peer
Improv 101
By Blair Campbell
Three peers on brainstorming without judging, failing, and swapping techno for tech

 

TECHNOLOGY SECTION—ARTICLES & COLUMNS


TECHNOLOGY

ORACLE MOBILE APPLICATION FRAMEWORK
Add Services with a Smile
By Chris Muir
Consume enterprise web services from mobile apps via data controls in Oracle Mobile Application Framework.

PL/SQL
On Cursors, Context, Switches, and Mistakes
By Steven Feuerstein Oracle ACE Director
There are good ways, and other ways, to get data from tables.

DBA
Beginning Performance Tuning: Trace Your Steps
By Arup Nanda Oracle ACE Director
Trace sessions to document activity details and identify bottlenecks.

ASK TOM
On Learning from Mistakes
By Tom Kyte
Our technologist demonstrates how the Oracle Database optimizer learns and how to help it.


COMMENT

In the Field
History, Hyper-Growth, and the Hunt
By Tom Haunert
The president of ODTUG looks back, looks at growth, and looks at Kscope.