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Oracle Database Is Designed for the Cloud

New capabilities in Oracle Database 12c now make it feasible for organizations to run their databases in the cloud, providing much greater flexibility for businesses and freeing IT resources for use in customer-focused innovation. Find out why Larry Ellison predicts the database will be Oracle’s largest cloud business.
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Oracle High Availability for the Cloud

Oracle’s database as a service (DBaaS) employs four Oracle Maximum Availability Architecture best practice blueprints that span the range of enterprise requirements for availability and data protection. Learn more about how it can virtually eliminate downtime and data loss exposure.
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Oracle Advances Vision for Enterprise Big Data with New Offerings

Oracle recently released four new offerings—Oracle Big Data Discovery, Oracle GoldenGate for Big Data, Oracle Big Data SQL 1.1, and Oracle NoSQL Database 3.2.5—that speed and simplify discovery by integrating big data with enterprise computing. The new offerings enable Hadoop, NoSQL, and SQL technologies to work together, regardless of deployment model—whether public cloud, private cloud, or in an on-premises infrastructure.
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Why Database in the Cloud?

Why Database in the Cloud? (1:36)

Why move your database to the cloud? This video provides numerous facts and figures to help explain why businesses today are adopting database-as-a-service solutions such as Oracle Database Cloud Service at a breathtaking pace.

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Oracle Database Innovation Online Forum

The Oracle Database Innovation Forum that was broadcast on March 18, 2015 is now available on demand. Once you’ve registered, watch the replay of Tom Kyte’s keynote, and then stay as long as you like or return at your convenience to watch another session or replay one that made an impact on you.

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IOUG's 12 Months of Oracle Database 12c Online Series

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" series.

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Watch: Neustar Drives Cloud-Based Analytics on Oracle Database 12c (2:23)

Read: Building Customer Loyalty—Customer Science Leader dunnhumby Speeds Processing and Increases Business Insights with Oracle Exadata and Oracle Big Data Appliance

Read: Sportmaster Expands Business to Asian Markets with a Consolidated Infrastructure That Easily Manages Ideographic Character Sets

Read: Qatar Olympic Committee Consolidates Several Instances of Oracle Database on Oracle Exadata, Reducing TCO by 66 Percent

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Harvard Business Review Report: Rethinking the IT/Business Partnership to Drive Digital Innovation

The evolution of the digital economy has highlighted a longstanding gap between business user requirements and IT responsiveness. According to a recent survey conducted by Harvard Business Review Analytic Services, business users need application cycles that keep pace with rapid market changes—but IT, faced with limited time and resources, often struggles to keep up. Learn more about the survey findings, including business users’ view of their current relationship with IT and their expectations for the future.

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Updated Oracle Database 12c Training Now Available

  • Oracle Database 12c: New Features for Administrators
    Learn about the new and enhanced Oracle Database 12c features and options. Expert instructors teach you how these features and options increase security, manageability, and performance.
  • Oracle Database 12c: Administration Workshop
    Learn about Oracle Database architecture and discover how to effectively manage an Oracle Database instance, configure the Oracle network environment, and perform database maintenance.
  • Using Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 12c
    This Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 12c training is a foundation course. Expert instructors help you explore the core functionality of Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 12c through interactive instruction and hands-on exercises.

Oracle Database Learning Stream

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April 12–16, 2015 | Las Vegas, Nevada | #C15LV

RSA Conference

April 20–24, 2015 | San Francisco, California

Oracle Expert Summit

May 4–6, 2015 | Cancun, Mexico

Online Event: Oracle Virtual Technology Summit

Learn from Oracle ACEs, Java Champions, and Oracle product experts as they share their insight and expertise on using Oracle technologies to meet today’s IT challenges—don’t miss the hands-on labs, technical presentations, and demos.

UKOUG Systems Event

May 20, 2015 | London, UK | #ukoug_SYS
The event will cover Oracle Solaris and Oracle Linux administration, storage and network administration, virtualization, Oracle VM, Oracle’s SPARC, and engineered systems, including Oracle Exadata, Oracle Exalogic, and Oracle SuperCluster.

OUG Scotland 2015

June 10, 2015 | Linlithgow, Scotland | #oug_scot

ODTUG Kscope 15

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

Oracle OpenWorld

October 25–29, 2015 | San Francisco, California | #oow15
The call for proposals/papers is open now and will close on April 29, 2015.

UKOUG Technology Conference & Exhibition 2015

December 7–9, 2015 | Birmingham, UK | #ukoug_tech15
The call for papers is open from April 13 to May 10, 2015. Papers on all Oracle technology topics are welcome. The registration site will open and the agenda will be live on July 13, 2015.

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

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