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Oracle's Big Data Solutions Simplify Management, Speed Time-to-Value

To help customers capitalize on big data, Oracle has launched a series of new enhancements and updates to Oracle Big Data Appliance and Oracle Big Data Connectors, including tighter integration with the Oracle ecosystem and simplified management of Hadoop systems.
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Low-Cost High Availability

A series of new videos stars the calmest IT guy in the world. Why so calm? Because he has deployed Oracle Database high-availability solutions to minimize the effect of downtime on mission-critical systems while also eliminating idle redundancy in his IT environment.
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Announcing Oracle Audit Vault and Database Firewall

In December, Oracle announced Oracle Audit Vault and Database Firewall, the industry's first and only product that protects both Oracle and non-Oracle databases by bringing together network traffic monitoring and audit data analysis into a single software appliance–based platform.
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Oracle Exadata

Drive Business Value and IT Savings with Oracle Exadata

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Reduce Storage Costs with Oracle Database

Learn how Oracle's database-aware storage management and a clearly defined information lifecycle management strategy can help your business reduce storage costs while ensuring the ability to meet service-level agreements and compliance requirements.

Oracle Exadata Database Machine X3

Oracle’s next-generation database machine, Oracle Exadata X3, combines massive memory and low-cost disks to deliver the highest performance at the lowest cost. Available in an eight-rack configuration, it allows you to start small and grow. This latest release is the ideal database platform for the varied and unpredictable workloads of cloud computing.

Introducing Oracle Audit Vault and Database Firewall

Hear about the new Oracle product that monitors Oracle and non-Oracle Database traffic, detects unauthorized activity including SQL injection attacks, and blocks internal and external threats from reaching the database. In addition this new product collects and consolidates audit data from databases, operating systems, directories, and any custom template–defined source.

Oracle’s Technology Webcast Center

Visit Oracle’s technology Webcast center—one stop for more than 200 Webcasts about Oracle technologies.

Database Performance: Top 10 Tips and Tricks

With so much riding on your database applications, you need a proven database management solution that delivers maximum performance. Learn how Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c helps you lower database management costs and improve application performance.

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Oracle GoldenGate 11g Release 2 for Maximum Availability

Real-time, heterogeneous, and transactional data replication capabilities make Oracle GoldenGate a key component of Oracle Maximum Availability Architecture.

Alpha Natural Resources Achieves Five Times Performance Improvement

Alpha Natural Resources deployed Oracle Exadata in order to reduce cost and complexity and drive a five-fold performance improvement.

Passoker and e-DBA Talk About Oracle NoSQL Database for Web-Based Gaming

Discover the market and opportunity for online gaming and the role that Oracle NoSQL Database plays to help gaming companies meet scalability, low latency, and reliability requirements.

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Kerridge Commercial Systems' Performance Improves 8 to 39 Times

Al Jomaih Automotive Replaces Legacy HP Servers with Oracle Exadata

DeutschlandCard Uses Oracle Exadata to Boost Data Warehouse Capacity

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@OracleDatabase 2012 Year on Twitter

Best wishes for 2013—see our top tweet tags and what you responded to. Be sure to follow us in 2013!

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Brochure: Oracle Engineered Systems: Engineered for Extreme Performance

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Oracle Specialized Partner Oracle Exastack Partner Oracle Validated Integrations
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Oracle Training on Demand—Real-World Performance

This on-demand seminar provides a day of real-world database performance with Tom Kyte, author of the ever-popular AskTom blog; Andrew Holdsworth, head of Oracle’s real-world performance team; and Graham Wood, renowned Oracle Database performance architect. These experts debate, discuss, and delineate the best practices for designing hardware architectures, deploying Oracle Databases, and developing applications that deliver the fastest possible performance for your business.

Using Oracle NoSQL Database

Discover what an Oracle NoSQL Database is, what its features and benefits are, and how to use it to store big data. Learn the key concepts of Oracle NoSQL Database technology and when to use it instead of a relational database management system.

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BIWA Summit

January 8–10, 2013
Redwood City, California
Hashtag: #BIWASummit

NoCOUG Quarterly Meeting

February 21, 2013
Redwood Shores, California

RMOUG Training Days 2013

February 11–13, 2013
Denver, Colorado

RSA Conference 2013

February 25–March 1, 2013
San Francisco, California

OBUG Benelux Connect 2013

March 26, 2013
Antwerp, Belgium


April 7–11, 2013
Denver, Colorado
Hashtag: #C13DEN

ODTUG Kscope 13

June 23–27, 2013
New Orleans, Louisiana
Hashtag: #Kscope

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