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OVUM: How DBAs Can Use Database as a Service to Drive IT Transformation

In a new on-demand webcast, Roy Illsley, principal analyst at OVUM, argues that in the age of database as a service, database administrators can play a kingmaker role in transforming IT from a supply-led to a demand-led enterprise. Find out where to access the webcast.
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Cloud Odyssey: A Hero's Quest

New Cloud Odyssey Events Take Data Center Leaders on a Heroic Quest

Learn what key success factors you should aim for during your organization’s journey to cloud computing. Cloud Odyssey, a global series of one-day events that provide strategic and practical solutions for cloud computing, is coming soon to a city near you. Find out how to register.
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Seven Real-World Journeys to Self-Service IT

Cloud computing comes with the promise of self-service IT—the ability to provide on-demand IT resources across the organization, from developers to business managers. Hear what seven real-world Oracle Enterprise Manager customers have to say about turning the promise of self-service IT into reality.
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Journey to the Cloud

When a crew of Earth’s top engineers sets its sights on the mysterious cloud planet, their journey tests the limits of technology, tenacity, and human ingenuity. Join them on their voyage by attending an exclusive screening of Oracle's sci-fi action adventure movie, Cloud Odyssey—A Hero's Quest. Along the way, you will learn how to build private clouds that are agile, scalable, and provide a sharable infrastructure that enables IT organizations to achieve their most far-reaching goals.
Join the Journey at an Event Near You

Cloud Odyssey: A Hero's Quest

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Accelerating Your Journey to Self-Service IT

Accelerating Your Journey to Self-Service IT

Watch the recording of the Oracle Enterprise Manager general session at Oracle OpenWorld 2013. Hear from more than half a dozen real-world IT heroes about their journeys with Oracle Enterprise Manager.

Oracle Private Cloud: Platform as a Service

Oracle Private Cloud: Platform as a Service

Discover why an Oracle private cloud might be the ideal fit for your organization.

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Read: Revolutionary IT Changes Are Fuel for the Future of Giant Energy Company

Read the Oracle Magazine feature about the Oracle Excellence Awards CIO of the Year winners, including EMEA winner Gianluigi Castelli from Eni. Three years ago, Italian energy giant Eni determined that its business objectives required more-aggressive IT capabilities. With 7,000 physical servers, 54,000 CPUs, and hundreds of disparate applications, Eni needed a new IT hardware and software architecture that would be easier to manage and more efficient, resilient, and flexible. The company also needed something to enable future business growth across its many lines of business.

Read: dcVAST Delivers Cloud Infrastructure as a Service in One Week While Reducing Total Cost of Ownership by 50 Percent

To broaden its cloud services portfolio and support growth objectives while satisfying total cost of ownership requirements, dcVAST deployed an Oracle Optimized Solution for Enterprise Cloud Infrastructure including Oracle’s Sun Blade 6000 chassis, Sun Blade X3-2B server module, Oracle Linux, Oracle VM, Oracle Enterprise Manager, and Oracle Enterprise Manager Ops Center 12c.

Watch: An Interview with Schneider National's Judy Lemke

Judy Lemke talks with Mark Sunday about the challenges Schneider National faced and how it overcame them through a companywide transformational change.

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Administering a Pluggable Database as a Service Self-Service Portal

Administering a Pluggable Database as a Service Self-Service Portal

This video shows you how to create pools and templates in your database cloud to deploy pluggable databases. An example is used to illustrate a migration scenario.

Oracle Testing as a Service Overview and Demo—Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c

Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c: Configure a Host with Privilege Delegation

Learn how to configure a host with privilege delegation.

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Oracle Cloud Solutions

Zero to Cloud Blog

Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control

Porus Homi Havewala

Middleware Management with Oracle Enterprise Manager

Neelima Bawa

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Managing Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 12c with Oracle Clusterware

This presentation details the steps required to configure virtual host names and create an Oracle Clusterware resource for Oracle Enterprise Manager to provide seamless failover and improved high availability levels.

OVUM Study Results: Practical Steps to Transform IT Delivery Within an Enterprise Using Database as a Service

Modern businesses around the world are transforming their data centers and making IT more agile and service-based—thanks to database as a service (DBaaS), which eliminates infrastructure barriers and limitations and makes it easier to deliver business services to end users. Watch the webcast and receive the OVUM study, “Managing Database as a Service: Calling All DBAs.”

Watch more live and on-demand Oracle Enterprise Manager technical webcasts.

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Zero to Cloud

Zero to Cloud

Fast-track your transformation to an enterprise cloud. Determine your organizational readiness and explore early adopter tips, demos, guides, exclusive white papers, and more.

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White Paper by OVUM: Managing Database as a Service—Calling All DBAs

Visit the Oracle Enterprise Manager resource center for more white papers and reports.

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Cloud Heroes Among US

Information systems are more critical than ever, yet too often the outstanding contributions of the people who create good systems go unrecognized. A new e-book pays tribute to five cloud heroes who, in addition to technological prowess, provide leadership in the face of rapidly evolving technologies.

Why Oracle Database Runs Best on Oracle Servers and Storage

Read the exclusive e-book, “Optimize the Performance of the World’s #1 Enterprise Database,” to learn how running Oracle’s industry-leading database with Oracle’s latest hardware and storage ensures that you can achieve maximum performance with minimal risk for the lowest possible cost.

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Presentation: Database as a Service Snap Clone Overview

Video: Big Data—The Datafication of Everything

Web Show: The Bold Data Project

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Oracle Specialized Partner Oracle Exastack Partner Oracle Validated Integrations

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Discover How to Deliver Cloud Services Faster with Training from Oracle University

Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c helps private and public cloud service providers deliver cloud services up to 10 times faster while freeing up administration resources. Want to learn more about using the industry’s only complete, integrated, and business-driven enterprise cloud management solution? Consider enrolling in Oracle Enterprise Management Training. By enrolling in interactive courses with expert Oracle University instructors, you'll develop the skills to maximize your return on your IT investment.

Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 12c: Install and Upgrade

This two-day workshop gives you an overview of the Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c architecture. You’ll gain hands-on experience in installation and upgrade scenarios.

Using Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 12c

This is a foundation course for Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 12c. Expert instructors help you explore the core functionality of Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 12c.

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Oracle Magazine on Facebook

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Oracle Magazine on Facebook

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Oracle User Groups: Join Today

With more than 900 user groups focused on products, technologies, applications, and industries, Oracle user groups provide dynamic forums for customers to share information, experiences, and expertise.
Find the one that’s right for you.

Oracle User Groups

IOUG Oracle Enterprise Manager Special Interest Group (SIG)

The Oracle Enterprise Manager SIG is a growing body of IOUG members who manage or are interested in all aspects of Oracle Enterprise Manager. This IOUG SIG is managed by volunteers and supported by Oracle Enterprise Manager product managers and developers. The purpose of the SIG is to deliver relevant information and education to users interested in learning more about the product through webcasts, discussions, networking, and shared user experiences.

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Oracle Cloud Odyssey: A Hero’s Quest

Beginning in February 2014 and running worldwide. Find a free event near you and register today.


April 7–12, 2014 | Las Vegas, Nevada

ODTUG Kscope14

June 22–26, 2014 │Seattle, Washington

Find an Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c Event Near You

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