Database Insider Edition
November 2009

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Oracle Database 11g Achieves World Record on Sun SPARC Solaris
A new world-record TPC-C benchmark reveals that Oracle Database 11g on Sun hardware runs faster than IBM DB2 on IBM’s flagship Power 595. Two more benchmarks on Sun Blade Module and Fujitsu Server Cluster confirm the superiority of Oracle Database in terms of both performance and scalability.

Leading Global Organizations Adopt Oracle Database 11g and Oracle Exadata V2
Leading organizations worldwide are adopting Oracle Database 11g and Oracle Exadata V2 thanks to an unrivaled ability to lower IT costs, scale to meet data growth, and deliver extreme performance in data warehouses and OLTP applications. With enhanced features for grid computing, administration, and storage management, Oracle Database 11g continues to attract a wide range of new customers.

Latest IOUG Security Report Raises Red Flags on Database Security
A recent survey of 316 members of the Independent Oracle Users Group found many troubling issues in the current state of database security. According to the report, tight budgets have forced many organizations to take a step back from protecting sensitive data, even as a higher percentage report data breaches. Read all the findings from the report.

SAP Applications Benefit from Increased Security with Oracle Database Vault
In a move to provide customers with increased security for mission-critical SAP application data, Oracle has announced the certification of Oracle Database Vault for use with SAP applications.


Sure You’re Secure?
Our trusty DBAs—and Oracle Advanced Security—come to the rescue once again with Transparent Data Encryption.
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Sure You're Secure?

Live Webcast on November 18
9:00 a.m. PT
Don't miss this InformationWeek Webcast: The Sun Oracle Database Machine: The First OLTP Database Machine.

Watch the Oracle OpenWorld 2009 Keynotes
Access all the on-demand content from Oracle OpenWorld.

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New Data Warehousing Customer Booklet
This new reference booklet contains a sampling of real business results that organizations in a variety of industries worldwide have achieved by implementing data warehousing solutions with Oracle. More…

Oracle and Simba Technologies Introduce MDX Provider for Oracle OLAP
MDX Provider for Oracle OLAP natively and securely connects Microsoft Excel PivotTable cross-tab and dashboard functionality with Oracle OLAP data. An easy-to-install, client-side driver, MDX Provider for Oracle OLAP enables end users to query, display, and navigate Oracle OLAP data directly from within Excel spreadsheets.


DOAG 2009 Conference
November 17-19
Nuremberg, Germany
Featuring a keynote from Oracle's Andy Mendelsohn.

UK Oracle User Group Conference
November 30-December 2
Birmingham, England
Featuring a keynote from Oracle's Tom Kyte.

Gartner 28th Annual Data Center Conference
December 1-4
Las Vegas, Nevada
Oracle is a Platinum sponsor at the Gartner 28th Annual Data Center Conference. Meet with Oracle experts in a variety of sessions, including demonstrations during the showcase receptions.

Oracle Database 11g



Oracle Exadata V2: The World's First OLTP Database Machine

Lexmark Upgrades Siebel CRM to Oracle Database 11g and RAC

Agenor Technologies Develops Scalable Oracle Database 11g Applications Using APEX


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Experts Discuss Oracle Database 11g Release 2

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