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NEWS

John Matelski

IOUG President John Matelski on Upcoming COLLABORATE 13

COLLABORATE 13, this year's Independent Oracle Users Group conference, is set to take place April 7–11 in Denver, Colorado. John Matelski, president of the IOUG, offers a sneak peek into what this year's attendees can expect.
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Oracle Excellence Awards Honor Groundbreaking Use of Oracle Database

Meet the 2012 winners of the Oracle Excellence Awards, which recognize customers and partners that have excelled in driving business value together with Oracle. Twelve categories span efforts ranging from leadership to corporate sustainability—and include honors for key database activities such as database administration and data warehousing.
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Oracle Named a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Masking Technology

Gartner, Inc. has named Oracle a leader in its “Magic Quadrant for Data Masking Technology,” published in December, 2012.
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FEATURED VIDEOS

Oracle

MetLife Saves: Oracle Advanced Compression and Oracle Active Data Guard


Oracle

The Calmest Man in the World: Oracle Database High-Availability Solutions

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WEBCASTS

Data Breaches Are the Tip of the Iceberg

Thursday, April 4, 10 a.m. PT/1 p.m. ET
Join (ISC)2 and Oracle for the conclusion of the security briefings series. Get a summary of how to implement an effective database security strategy by using administrative controls that can help reveal where sensitive data resides and who has privileged access to this data.


Data Warehousing Best Practices for Oracle Exadata

These Webcasts address key phases of the Oracle Exadata lifecycle, from migration to backup and recovery, and teach how organizations achieve a 10x increase in performance and up to 50x storage space savings.


What Are Oracle Users Doing to Improve Availability and Disaster Recovery?

Download the recent database availability survey report, “Enterprise Data and the Cost of Downtime,” and watch the Webcast highlighting the results.


Drill Down on Disaster Recovery: Is Your Data Center Fully Protected from Disaster?

Watch to this replay to learn how Oracle Maximum Availability Architecture provides an optimal high-availability architecture at the lowest cost and complexity.


(ISC)2 Security Briefing Series, Part 2: As Attacks Evolve, Can You Prevent Them?

Watch part 2 of the security briefings series, which focuses on database security and the preventive controls that can be used to mitigate the risks posed by insiders and attackers exploiting legitimate access to data and database infrastructure. Learn how to adopt a defense-in-depth strategy.


Thomson Reuters Shares How Emerging Technologies Drive Innovation

How do smart companies innovate? Representatives from Thomson Reuters discuss how organizations are successfully introducing new innovations based on big data and analytics.


Cultivating IT Innovation with Oracle Exalogic and Oracle Exadata

Learn how Oracle Exalogic and Oracle Exadata, prebuilt, preintegrated application platforms, provide the performance and flexibility needed for seizing market opportunities.


Oracle Database Appliance Product Development Webcast Series

Join Sohan DeMel, Oracle vice president of product strategy and business development, every Friday to hear about the latest tools and best practices for Oracle Database Appliance.


Data Warehousing Trends for 2013

Our panel of experts, including an analyst from IDC and an Oracle customer, share experiences and real-life examples as they discuss the top 10 data warehousing trends for 2013.

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PODCASTS

Radio Systems Supports Growing Global Business with Oracle Exadata


Procter & Gamble Gain POS Insight for Better Decision-Making


Enkitec Customers Integrate Hadoop and Oracle Exadata

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CUSTOMER BUZZ

Starbucks Uses Oracle Exadata to Improve Business Insight for a High-Performance Data Warehouse


Boulanger Halves Storage Space Requirements and Improves Access to Business Intelligence Data with Oracle Exadata


Glencore Embraces Oracle Exadata as the Technology of the Future

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SUPPORT NEWS

Oracle Database Error Correction Support Policy Update (login required)

As part of Oracle Premier and Extended Support, Oracle provides bug fixes for its server technology products. We are pleased to announce that Oracle is now providing new, longer patching overlap / grace periods from Oracle Database 11.2.0.2 forward. Refer to the Oracle tech error correction support policy for more information.

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MARKETPLACE INTELLIGENCE

Gartner Positions Oracle in Leaders Quadrant for Data Warehouse Database Management Systems

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FEATURED TRAINING

Using Oracle NoSQL Database

Learn about Oracle NoSQL Database key concepts, features, and benefits, and discover when to use Oracle NoSQL Database instead of a relational database management system. The course also covers how to use it to store big data, and how to install and configure a KVStore.


SQL Tuning for Developers Workshop

Explore SQL statement tuning in this application-development-centric course. Learn from expert instructors how to write well-tuned SQL statements appropriate for Oracle Database, discover how to rewrite queries for better performance, and learn how to utilize the SQL tuning advisor using Oracle SQL Developer 3.0.


Oracle Data Modeling and Relational Database Design

This course teaches you the data modeling and database development process, along with the models used at each phase of the lifecycle. You'll use several real-world examples to document business requirements, the flow of information through a particular process, and which data needs to be captured to accomplish business rules.

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FIND AN ORACLE PARTNER

 
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EVENTS

Gartner Business Intelligence and Analytics Summit

March 18–20 │Grapevine, Texas │Hashtag: #gartnerbi


OBUG Benelux Connect 2013

March 26 │Antwerp, Belgium


COLLABORATE 13

April 7–11│Denver, Colorado │Hashtag: #C13DEN


JavaOne Russia

April 23–24 │Moscow, Russia


JavaOne India

May 8–9 │Hyderabad, India


ODTUG Kscope 13

June 23–27 │New Orleans, Louisiana │Hashtag: #Kscope13


Oracle OpenWorld Shanghai 2013

July 22–25 │Shanghai, China


Oracle OpenWorld 2013

September 22–26 │San Francisco, California │Hashtag: #OOW


Oracle CloudWorld

Coming to a city near you in 2013. │Hashtag: #CloudWorld

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