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2014 in Review: A Busy Year for the Oracle Database Development Team

For more than three decades, Oracle has helped customers simplify IT and power innovation. Take a look back at 2014—and yet another year of Oracle Database innovation.
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Oracle BIWA Summit 2015 Attracts the World's Leading Experts in Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing

The three-day Oracle BIWA Summit takes place January 27 to 29, 2015 at Oracle headquarters in Redwood Shores, California. This year the summit is being held in conjunction with Oracle Spatial Summit 2015. Find out more about the special guests and individual tracks planned for this leading big data, data warehousing, and business intelligence and analytics event.
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The 2014 Oracle Excellence Awards Honor Six Outstanding Database Superstars

Every year, Oracle customers and partners implement revolutionary solutions using Oracle technology. To honor this pioneering work, Oracle has conferred Oracle Excellence Awards on three data warehouse and big data leaders and three database administrators who have demonstrated a particularly high degree of leadership and technical mastery.
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Oracle Database In-Memory: Applications Experts Opinions

Oracle Application Teams Explain How Oracle Database In-Memory Improves Application Performance

Oracle’s Group Vice President of CRM Application Development George Jacob, Oracle’s Senior Vice President of Applications Development Cliff Godwin, Oracle’s Senior Vice President of Oracle’s PeopleSoft Applications Paco Aubrejuan, and Oracle’s Senior Vice President of Oracle’s JD Edwards Lyle Ekdahl discuss the benefits and capabilities of the new Oracle Database In-Memory option.

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PL/SQL Series Featuring Oracle's PL/SQL Evangelist Steven Feuerstein

Oracle Database 12c Manageability

Get an in-depth look at the award-winning Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c management solution designed to help you get more out of Oracle Database 12c.

Oracle GoldenGate 12c for the Cloud and the Enterprise

Oracle GoldenGate 12c delivers real-time data integration and high availability for today’s diverse IT environment with hybrid cloud deployments and heterogeneous systems. Watch this webcast to learn about real-time data integration between cloud and on-premises solutions; new features for big data; support for IBM’s Informix, Microsoft SQL Server 2014, and MySQL Community Edition; and the new Oracle Streams migration utility.

Big Data Governance and Metadata Management

This webcast features a discussion of the opportunities that big data governance offers and the risks posed by not having a data governance program. Learn how Oracle Enterprise Metadata Management delivers critical data transparency and lifecycle management across the whole Oracle and non-Oracle data management platform—including database; extract, transform, and load; big data; and business intelligence technologies.

Introducing Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c Release 4

Accelerate the deployment of database as a service and application platform as a service across the entire enterprise and go from “zero to cloud” using the latest release of Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c. Companies using Oracle software and hardware can use this release to accelerate their journey to a private cloud, from planning to deployment and ongoing management, and gain greater agility while lowering costs and complexity.

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IOUG: Oracle BIWA Summit 2015

IOUG: Oracle BIWA Summit 2015

January 27–29, 2015 | Oracle Conference Center, Redwood Shores, California
IOUG's BIWA Summit 2015, in conjunction with Oracle Spatial Summit 2015, is coming to Oracle's California campus. Discover how to transform big data into actionable insights. Speaker proposals are now being accepted on a rolling basis—submit your abstract today.

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DBA Security Superheroes: With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility

Encrypting, Redacting, and Masking at Epsilon Using Oracle Database Security Solutions

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Portic Barcelona Achieves 32x Performance Improvement Using Oracle Database 12c and Oracle Real Application Clusters

Oracle Magazine: Industrial Consolidation—Ingersoll Rand Consolidates IT and Builds a More Efficient Business with Oracle’s Engineered Systems

Daiwa House Industry Reduces Costs with Consolidation to Oracle Exadata with No Changes to Cloud-Based Apps

Yapı KrediBank Halves Credit Card Authorization Time, Realizes Return on Investment in 24 Months with Oracle Exadata

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Train When You Like with Online Database Training Offerings

Develop the skills you need anytime with Oracle Training on Demand and Oracle Learning Streams subscription services.

Find Out What’s New in the Oracle Database Learning Stream

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  • Oracle’s Zero Data Loss Recovery Appliance: A New Era in Data Protection
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UKOUG Tech14

December 8–10, 2014 | Liverpool, UK | #ukoug_tech14

BIWA Summit ’15

January 27–29, 2015 | Oracle HQ Campus, Redwood Shores, California


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June 21–25, 2015 | Hollywood, Florida | #Kscope15

Plug into Oracle Database 12c: Find an Event Near You

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