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IOUG President Michelle Malcher: Sneak Peak of COLLABORATE 14

COLLABORATE 14, the Independent Oracle Users Group conference, will take place April 7 to 11 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Michelle Malcher, IOUG president and DBA team lead at DRW Holdings, offers a sneak preview of the conference's 1,250 panels and sessions covering the full spectrum of Oracle technology.
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2014 Meetings Kick Off with Oracle-Hosted BIWA Summit

Find out what transpired at the recent BIWA Summit, where attendees enjoyed a portfolio of content spanning data management, data mining, analytics, business intelligence, visualization, and more. And find out where to be for this year's hottest upcoming special interest and user group meetings.
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New E-Book: Technical Primer for Securing Oracle Database 12c

Oracle security experts have written a new book for database administrators and security professionals who want to learn how to secure Oracle Databases. Written by Oracle's Paul Needham and Scott Rotondo, along with Independent Oracle Users Group President Michelle Malcher, Securing Oracle Database 12c: A Technical Primer, is available as a free download.
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StubHub Creates a Safe Market with Oracle Advanced Analytics

Learn why StubHub chose Oracle Advanced Analytics to understand customers in its online marketplace. Hear how the company was able to shorten analysis times, and benefit from fast and easy setup as well as the integration of Oracle R Enterprise with the data warehouse.

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Increase Productivity and Innovate with Extreme Performance Data Integration

Join Oracle development executives and customers BT and SolarWorld to learn how Oracle Data Integrator 12c and Oracle GoldenGate 12c deliver extreme performance, higher IT productivity, and future-ready solutions.

Only with Oracle: Oracle Fusion Middleware and Oracle Database Integration Nirvana

See product experts explain how optimized integration between the industry's #1 application server, Oracle WebLogic 12c, and the #1 Oracle Database 12c provide you with greater value.

On-Demand Oracle Database 12c Monthly Webcast Series

Plug into the cloud with a multitenant architecture that lowers cost, increases agility, and minimizes risk. Consolidate and compress databases at a higher density than ever before. In these on-demand webcasts learn from industry and Oracle experts how Oracle Database 12c can help your organization save time and money.

  • Plug into the Cloud
  • Plug into Storage Optimization
  • Plug into Maximum Availability
  • Plug into Defense-in-Depth

On-Demand Database as a Service (DBaaS) Webcast Forum

Discover your blueprint to DBaaS and learn how to design, develop, and deliver Oracle Database in the cloud. Keynotes feature Oracle's Juan Loaiza, Carl Olofson from IDC, and customers, including the State of Texas, KPN, and e-DBA.

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University of Twente Reduces Server Sprawl and Improves High Availability with Oracle Database Appliance

Listen to Guido van de Zweerde, senior DBA from the University of Twente's ICT Service Center, describe how it consolidated its database server environment and improved high availability with Oracle Database Appliance.

City of Atlanta Evaluates Oracle SQL Developer 4.0

Hear Danny Bryant, IT manager at the City of Atlanta, discuss the city's successful evaluation of Oracle SQL Developer 4.0.

Amerisource Bergen Realizes a 60 Percent Reduction of Its Storage Footprint with Oracle Advanced Compression in an SAP Environment

Listen to Milt Simonds of AmeriSource Bergen describe how Oracle Advanced Compression reduced its storage footprint in an SAP environment by 60 percent with no impact on performance and while significantly lowering storage management costs.

Structuring a Business Justification for Oracle Exadata

Oracle Exadata Database Machine is an engineered solution for organizing all types of data for both online transaction processing and data warehouse workloads. It delivers extreme performance while simplifying management and reducing costs. Find out how to quantify all the benefits of Oracle Exadata so that you can structure the most complete purchase justification for your business.

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Yodlee Achieves 50 Percent Reduction in Capital Ependiture and 10 Percent Faster Performance

KDDI Selects Oracle SuperCluster to Strengthen Authentication System for Mobile Core Network and Support Rapid Data Growth

Alpha Natural Resources Unearths Cost Savings and Performance Gains with Oracle Exadata

CaixaBank Selects Oracle for Big Data Infrastructure

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Great news! Oracle Database 12c is now available for download on

  • HP-UX Itanium
  • AIX (PPC64)
  • zLinux64
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Oracle Database 12c Interactive Quick Reference Guide

Use this Oracle Database 12c Interactive Quick Reference guide, an intuitive multimedia tool that describes various terms and concepts used in Oracle Database 12c, to learn more about the first database designed for the cloud. Get helpful information about writing custom data dictionary scripts, locating views pertinent to a specific database component, and more.

Oracle Database 12c: Fundamentals for Developers and System Administrators

Learn how to perform basic Oracle Database 12c administration tasks in this ideal course for database administrators working in small- to medium-sized businesses..

Oracle Database 12c: Security

Learn how you can use Oracle Database features to meet the security, privacy, and compliance requirements of your organization.

Oracle Database 12c: Full Curriculum

Review the full Oracle University curriculum available for Oracle Database 12c.

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Oracle Days: Coming to a City Near You

Cloud. Mobile. Social. Big data. The Internet of Things. Oracle customers understand how these technologies are shaping the world, and are taking advantage of the new opportunities created. Come to an Oracle Day event at one of 75 cities worldwide, and see how your peers are putting innovation into practice.

Oracle Big Data At Work Event Series

Companies are creating huge business value by capturing more data (particularly unstructured data) from social media, sensors and mobile devices. Come to one of 15 events and discover the impressive results business are getting from putting big data to work. Search for a city near you.

RMOUG Training Days 2014

February 5–7, 2014 | Denver, Colorado | #RMOUG

NoCOUG Winter Conference

February 20, 2014 | Redwood Shores, California

NYOUG 2014 Spring General Meeting

March 14, 2014

OUG Ireland

March 11, 2014 | Dublin, Ireland | #oug_ire

UKOUG A Day of Real World Performance

March 26, 2014 | London, England | #ukoug_realworld


April 7–11, 2014 | Las Vegas, Nevada | #C14LV

NoCOUG 2014 Spring Conference

May 15, 2014 | Santa Clara, California

Oracle Spatial Summit at the Location Intelligence Summit 2014

May 19–21, 2014 | Washington DC

NYOUG 2014 Summer General Meeting

June 3, 2014

OUG Scotland

June 11–12, 2014 | Linlithgow, Scotland | #oug_scot

ODTUG Kscope14

June 22–26, 2014 | Seattle, Washington | #Kscope14

NoCOUG 2014 Summer Conference

August 21, 2014 | San Ramon, California

Oracle OpenWorld

September 28–October 2, 2014 | San Francisco, California

DOAG 2014

November 18–20, 2014 | Nuremberg, Germany

NoCOUG 2014 Autumn Conference

November 20, 2014 | Santa Clara, California

Find an Oracle Event Near You

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