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The New World of Database Technologies

The world of data management in 2017 is diverse, complex and challenging. The industry is changing, the way that we work is changing, and the underlying technologies that we rely upon are changing. During this transition, two trends will continue to dominate data management discussions: the adoption of new "big data" technologies and the movement to the cloud. Download this report to learn about the key developments and emerging best practices for tackling the challenges and opportunities in databases today.
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New! Oracle Database Audio White Papers

Get a long commute? You can now listen to the new Oracle Database Audio White Papers and learn the latest technology while you're on the road. Topics include Oracle Multitenant, Transforming Data Management with Oracle Database 12c Release 2, and Best Practices for IoT Workloads. It's like having you favorite Oracle Database Product Manager in your pocket!
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Oracle Cloud Platform Innovation Awards: Calling All Oracle Cloud Innovators

Do you use Oracle Cloud Platform, specifically Oracle Database Cloud Services, Exadata Cloud Service or Big Data Cloud Services, to deliver unique business value? If so, nominate your organization for the 2017 Oracle Excellence Award for Oracle Cloud Platform Innovation by July 10. Winners will be honored during a special event at Oracle OpenWorld (October 1-5) in San Francisco.
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Oracle Sustainability Innovation Awards: Nominations Open

Are you using Oracle products to help with your sustainability initiatives? Nominate your company before June 23 for the Oracle Sustainability Innovation Awards. These global awards go to select Oracle customers and their partners who use Oracle products to reduce their environmental footprint while improving operational efficiencies. Examples include using Oracle Real Application Clusters to save electricity, the Internet of Things to monitor environmental impacts in real time, big data to optimize environmental performance, or one of many other products.
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AS ONE Leverages Oracle Database Cloud to Publish Inventory Data to 4,300 Dealers in Real Time

AS ONE is a general trading company of scientific instruments, and offers more than 1.4 million items of product information through catalogs and the company's web shop. Looking for a mechanism for real-time external collaboration of over 300,000 inventory data sets with minimum load and processing time, AS ONE consolidated the database infrastructure into Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Service, which provides Oracle's latest database, Oracle Database 12c R2, in the cloud. As a result, it reduced the operation time by five times and improved the processing performance up to 20 times.
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Calypso Cloud Services Powered by Oracle Cloud Platform

In this video, Calypso Technology, a leading provider of capital markets and investment management software, discusses how Oracle Cloud platform provides the high performance and security required by large banking customers.
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Oracle Global Leaders Summer Event

Taking place on June 29-30 at Washington DC, the Oracle Global Leaders Summer Event gathers implementers of Cloud solutions, particularly in the space of Oracle Database Cloud, Big Data, Data Warehouse and Analytics, to share stories, experiences and plans for their journeys in transforming data management solutions. Attendees will also hear from Oracle Development and Product Management teams to gain latest product insight. Register today so you don't miss this unique opportunity!
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The Impact of Cloud Migration on the Database Administrator

Monday, June 19, 9AM PT

Experts predict that 2017 is a year where more workloads move to the cloud than ever before. When it comes to migrating data centers to the cloud, what does that mean for the IT organization and the evolution of the DBA's role? Join industry analyst Joe Mckendrick and Juan Loaiza, SVP Systems Technology for Oracle, on June 19 and learn about what's ahead from an organizational and professional perspective.
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Oracle Database Cloud Services "How To" Series

June – September, Americas and EMEA time zones

Delivered by Oracle Database product management and development, this webcast series is your guide to success with Oracle Database Cloud Services. Presenters will give you architectural insight, technical guidance, and practical steps to help you gain better knowledge in Oracle Database Cloud Service. No matter you are a DBA, a developer, an application architect, a cloud architect, or an IT director, you'll benefit from the technical tips and best practices offered in this webcast series. Mark your calendar for upcoming webcasts!

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Read blogs from Oracle experts and the extended community of Oracle Database evangelists to learn technical tips and best practices.

Python cx_Oracle 6.0b2 is Available

By Christopher Jones

Oracle SQL Developer Release News—What's on Tap

By Jeff Smith

Oracle's SQL Based Statistical Functions—FREE in Every Oracle Database On-Premise or in Cloud

By Charlie Berger

More 12.2 PL/Scope Magic: Find SQL Statements That Call User-defined Functions

By Steven Feuerstein

Oracle Database In-Memory On-Site Advisory Workshop

By Raj Rathee

Index Compression—Quick Tip

By Connor McDonald

New Wikipedia-Based Cognitive Model Available for Text Processing

By Alex Sakharov

A Tip to Help You Quickly Identify Object Types When Using Graph APIs

By Alan Wu

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Become Familiar with Oracle Database Security

Oracle is offering new Oracle Database Preventive Controls and Detective Controls Security courses. These 4 courses will provide you with the information you need to

  • Describe and determine database security requirements.
  • Choose Oracle security solutions to meet security requirements.
  • Implement basic database security.
  • Configure network security.
  • Discover basic security configuration issues.

Learn how to protect your data and manage security for your Oracle Databases through the following courses:

View Oracle Database Learning Paths to see recommended training courses for DBAs to develop new skills.

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Austrian Oracle User Group Conference

June 20 | Vienna, Austria

OUG Scotland 2017

June 21 | Glasgow, Scotland

Oracle Code: Atlanta

June 22 | Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Chicago Oracle User Group Event

June 22 | Chicago, Illinois, USA


June 25-29 | San Antonio, Texas, USA

Oracle Code: São Paulo

June 27 | São Paulo, Brazil

Oracle Code: Mexico

June 29 | Mexico City, Mexico

Oracle Global Leaders Summer Event

June 29-30 | Washington DC, USA

Oracle Code: Rishon LeZion

July 11 | Rishon LeZion, Isreal

Oracle OpenWorld 2017

October 1-5 | San Francisco, California, USA

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