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IOUG President John Matelski Previews Oracle OpenWorld
As Oracle OpenWorld 2012 approaches, Database Insider asked John Matelski, newly elected president of the Independent Oracle Users Group, for tips on getting the most value out of the event.
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Oracle Database Grows Its Lead in Data Warehouse Market
Leading industry analyst firm IDC has once again named Oracle as the leader in the data warehouse platform market, based on 2011 software revenue.
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Must-See Oracle Database Sessions at Oracle OpenWorld
It’s the user conference of the year. Here are some must-see Oracle Database sessions to check out while you are in San Francisco.
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Big Data Episode 4 Big Data Episode 4: Organizing Big Data
Learn how to use Hadoop to organize big data so it’s ready for the data warehouse.
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TomTom Geospatial for Oracle
Learn about TomTom Geospatial for Oracle via several case studies that show how TomTom’s data and Oracle’s spatial solutions work together to solve a variety of business challenges.
Thursday, September 20, 2012
2:00 p.m. ET

Reducing Database Testing Efforts While Maximizing ROI
Forrester Consulting and Oracle show how to manage database and system changes with confidence using Oracle Real Application Testing. Be among the first to hear results from Forrester’s multicustomer study.
Drill Down to Disaster Recovery
Learn how to protect your business from planned and unplanned downtime, including human error. Oracle Maximum Availability Architecture provides optimal high availability at the lowest cost and complexity.
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IOUG President Discusses Upcoming Oracle OpenWorld
Pennsylvania Government Improves Family Life Quality with Oracle Database 11g, Oracle Exadata, and Microsoft .NET
Jazz Aviation Reduces Deployment Time, Increases Performance 10 Times with Oracle Database Appliance
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Oracle Database 11g Resource Center
Access tutorials, data dictionaries, white papers, customer success stories, and more.
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Oracle Exadata IT ROI Center: Next Steps for Transforming Your Business
Visit Oracle’s IT ROI Center to discover how customers are using Oracle Exadata to improve efficiency, increase service levels, raise employee productivity, and enable faster time to market—all with lower IT costs.
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Oracle Spatial Renamed Oracle Spatial and Graph
Learn more about Oracle’s proven, robust graph database technologies. An Oracle Database option, Oracle Spatial and Graph includes support for the RDF semantic graphs used in social networks and social interactions. These graphs also address requirements in the research, health sciences, finance, media, and intelligence industries. Oracle Spatial and Graph includes network data model graphs used in traditional network applications in major transportation, telecommunications, utilities, and energy organizations.
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30 Times Performance Improvement at P&G with Oracle Exadata
BNP Paribas Runs Global Trading 17 Times Faster with Oracle Exadata
Banco Santander (Brasil) S.A. Transforms Data Center with Oracle Exadata

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Training On Demand Instructor On Demand Training: Oracle Exadata Database Machine
Learn about Oracle Exadata Database Machine today using Oracle University’s video streaming training on demand. View a free sample video of the Oracle Exadata Database Machine course.
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Don’t Miss Customer Support Services
Attend one of the 27 Customer Support sessions at Oracle OpenWorld—from achieving high availability with Oracle Database, optimizing Oracle Exadata, gaining efficiencies, increasing system availability with proactive support tools, to leveraging the mission-critical support delivered by Oracle Advanced Customer Support Services. And don’t miss the opportunity to meet with the stars of Oracle Support at the Oracle Support Stars Bar.
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OTN Tweet Meet
Do you Tweet? What’s your handle? Ever wanted to meet the faces behind all the tweets from Oracle, partners, and fellow customers? Grab a @__ nametag and join in! Tuesday, October 2, from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the OTN lounge (you know, that big red tent between Moscone North and South), come and mingle with fellow tweeters. In addition to great company, Oracle Database and Oracle Middleware experts will also be on hand to answer questions.
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Building an Enterprise Cloud? Cloud Builder Summit Is Coming to You!
This free, live event features demonstrations of how to build an enterprise cloud. Learn how to fast-track applications to the cloud with Oracle, and support every aspect of planning, deploying, monitoring, and managing enterprise clouds.
TDWI Conference
September 16–21, 2012
Boston, Massachusetts
Don’t miss the Oracle Workshop—Data Discovery: Beyond Dashboards and Scorecards

Wednesday, September 19, 2012, Back Bay-B
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Oracle OpenWorld 2012
September 30–October 4, 2012
San Francisco, California
Twitter hashtag: #OOW12
Add Oracle Database training to your Oracle OpenWorld agenda.

Slovenian IOUG (SIOUG)
October 15–17, 2012
Ljubljana, Slovenia

Croatia Oracle User Group (HROUG)
October 16–20 , 2012
Tuhelj, Croatia

2012 East Coast Oracle Users Conference (ECO)
October 17–18, 2012
Raleigh/Durham, North Carolina

St. Louis Oracle User Group Meeting
October 18, 2012
Location details to follow.

South Africa OUG (SAOUG)
October 21–23, 2012
Sun City (Johannesburg), South Africa

Nordic User Group Tour
October 22–26, 2012
Includes user groups from Denmark, Norway, Sweden, and Finland.

20:20 Foresight AUSOUG—Perth User Group
October 29–30, 2012
Perth, Australia

Sangam 12
Cohosted by All India Oracle User Group (AIOUG)
November 2–3, 2012
Bangalore, India

Bulgaria Oracle User Group (BGOUG)
November 16–18, 2012
Pravets, Bulgaria

DOAG Conference and Exhibition
November 20–22, 2012
Nuremberg, Germany

UK Oracle User Group Conference 2012
December 3–5, 2012
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Twitter hashtag: #ukoug2012

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