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Oracle Database Top 10 Sessions at Oracle OpenWorld 2015

Oracle OpenWorld 2015 is right around the corner, taking place October 25 through 29, 2015, in San Francisco, California. Sessions fill quickly to capacity, so register today and sign up for the top ten recommended sessions, straight from the Oracle Database team.
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Oracle Database Cloud Service: Customer Adoptions Accelerate

In June 2015, Oracle Cloud Platform expanded to include Oracle’s proven database and middleware technologies in an on-demand, subscription-based environment. Learn about the customers who are adopting the new solutions.
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Guard the Crown Jewels

Data breaches are now targeting different industries and different types of information. Oracle Vice President of Oracle Database Security Vipin Samar talks about the latest data breaches, how data breach threats are evolving, and how to work with the wide variety of data that needs protection in the enterprise.
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Modern Business, Modern Cloud

Modern Business, Modern Cloud (33:58)

Watch Oracle Senior Vice President of Cloud Go-to-Market and Product Business Groups Shawn Price deliver his keynote, “Modern Business, Modern Cloud” at Oracle CloudWorld San Jose 2015.

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OTN Virtual Technology Summit

Attend Oracle's free, online Virtual Technology Summit for an in-depth look at Oracle Cloud database services and the enabling technologies for developing, deploying, and managing applications in Oracle Cloud. Register today.

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Strengthen Your Cyber Defense: the World’s Most Notorious Hacker Shares Game-Changing Insights

September 22, 2015, 1 p.m. ET
Effective modern security to mitigate a data breach requires an inside-out approach with focus on data and internal controls. Watch a webcast featuring Kevin Mitnick, famous former black hat hacker and trusted consultant to the Fortune 500 and governments worldwide, for insights into how to prevent the next data breach.

Webcast Series: Oracle Cloud Platform

Attend the Oracle Cloud Platform webcasts series that runs through October 2015. Chat live with industry experts and discover how you can drive innovation with Oracle’s enterprise cloud platform.

  • Available on demand: “Introducing Oracle Documents Cloud Service”
  • Available on demand: “Introducing Oracle Mobile Cloud Service” (three parts)
  • Available on demand: “Introducing: Oracle Integration Cloud Service”
  • Available on demand: “Introducing Oracle Process Cloud Service: Rapid Process Automation in the Cloud”
  • September 16 | 10 a.m. PT: “Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service for the Enterprise”
  • September 30 | 10 a.m. PT: “Generate Business Value with Big Data in the Cloud”
  • October 14 | 10 a.m. PT: “Introducing Oracle Internet of Things Cloud Service: Unlocking New Business Value”

Webinar Series: Oracle Cloud

Interested in learning how to transform your IT environment with a database cloud? Discover how to maximize the benefits of a shared database infrastructure and simplify and centralize database management by watching the Oracle University webinar series that highlights the most important use cases for running databases and applications in Oracle Cloud. Click the Live Webinars link on the Oracle University Oracle Database Learning Stream to register today for the webcasts listed below.

  • “Using Oracle Cloud to Host Your Application”
  • “Quickly Deploy Your Test/Dev in Oracle Cloud”
  • “Backing Up Your Database to Oracle Cloud”
  • “Evaluating New Oracle Database 12c Features Using Oracle Cloud”

IOUG’s Webcast Series: 12 Months of Oracle Database 12c

The Independent Oracle Users Group (IOUG) has always been a trusted source for technical information and user insight. Now it is bringing you a new way to learn about Oracle Database 12c with the free 12 Months of Oracle Database 12c webcast series.

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Practically Perfect PL/SQL

Visit Oracle Developer Advocate Steven Feuerstein’s YouTube channel devoted to the Oracle PL/SQL language and Oracle technology in general. Oracle PL/SQL is unquestionably the best database programming language in the world. If you need to come up with the fastest, simplest way to work with Oracle Database, PL/SQL and SQL are the way to go—and these videos will help you get there.

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DX Marketing Selects Oracle Cloud as the Foundation for Its Data-Driven Marketing Platform

DX Marketing reduced time to market by up to 70 percent with Oracle Database Cloud Service, using Oracle Database 12c.

Specialized Bicycle Components Boosts Application Performance 17x, Improves Customer Experience, and Supports Growth with Engineered Systems

Specialized Bicycle Components used Oracle’s engineered systems and storage to modernize the company’s IT infrastructure—driving exponential performance gains, higher sales, and more satisfied customers.

AIM Empowers Vicenza Municipal Services Management with High Availability Database Solution on Cost-Effective Consolidation Platform

AIM deployed Oracle Database Appliance to ensure high availability and performance of its billing application, gaining the ability to expand billing services while reducing server and database maintenance efforts by 80 percent.

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Oracle Database Insider

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Oracle Database Developer Choice Awards

Oracle Database Developer Choice Awards

Finalists for the awards will be made public on September 15, 2015. The Oracle Database community has a month to vote for the winners. Join us to acknowledge the award winners at the YesSQL! Celebration at Oracle OpenWorld 2015.

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Now Available: Oracle Cloud Learning Subscription for Database as a Service

Oracle University recently released the new Oracle Cloud Learning Subscription—Oracle Database Cloud Complete Edition for database administrators, IT managers, database architects, database developers, and security administrators.

With this new offering, you can learn how to create, administer, and monitor Oracle Database Cloud Service instances; perform backup and recovery of your databases in the cloud; use cloud DBA tools; migrate to Oracle Database Cloud Service; set up security rules that are based on Oracle’s best practices; and tune and scale a cloud database instance.

To get started transitioning to Oracle Database Cloud, complete the required prerequisite Oracle Database 11g or Oracle Database 12c courses.

New Oracle Database Streams Videos Available

Access hundreds of videos that cover Oracle Database technology.

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Oracle OpenWorld 2015

October 25–29, 2015 | San Francisco, California | #oow15

Take Oracle Training with the Experts at Oracle OpenWorld 2015

Receive a free 30-day Oracle learning streams subscription trial with training from Oracle University at Oracle OpenWorld. Sign up for Oracle University training on Sunday, October 25, 2015. This one-day training event features deep-dive training sessions taught by top experts—including Steven Feuerstein, Craig Shallahamer, and Cary Millsap—covering the most popular Oracle technology topics, such as Oracle Cloud, Oracle Database, big data, and business intelligence.

UKOUG Technology Conference & Exhibition 2015

December 7–9, 2015 | Birmingham, UK | #ukoug_tech15

BIWA Summit 2016: The Oracle Big Data and Analytics User Conference (Including Oracle Spatial Summit)

January 26–28, 2016 | Redwood Shores, California | #BIWASummit

Oracle Cloud Day: Transforming Your Tomorrow

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