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Gartner: Oracle #1 in DBMS for 20131

Gartner, Inc. has published its market share numbers for 2013 based on total software revenues. According to Gartner, Oracle
  • Is #1 in worldwide database management system (DBMS) subsegment software revenue share
  • Leads the next-closest competitor revenue share by 28 percent
1Source: Gartner, "Market Share: All Software Markets, Worldwide, 2013," Colleen Graham, Yanna Dharmasthira, Chad Eschinger, et al., March 28, 2014.
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New Release: Empower Developers with Oracle NoSQL Database 3.0

In April 2014, Oracle announced the availability of Oracle NoSQL Database 3.0, the latest version of Oracle's distributed key-value database for building high-performance, next-generation applications. Learn about the enhancements in the new release.
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Real-World Performance Tour Now Available on Your Desktop

Have you always wanted to attend a Real-World Performance Tour event? Now you can access the expertise of Oracle's real-world performance team from your desktop. Join upcoming live chats, access a learning library, and watch videos featuring the team's road show presentations.
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Protecting the Electric Grid in a Dangerous World

New security standards announced in March 2014 by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission mean that North America's power suppliers and distributors face intense pressure to protect the bulk electric system, including sensitive data. Oracle has a white paper that maps individual critical infrastructure protection standards to specific Oracle solutions.
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Kscope Flashback Featuring Tom Kyte and Chet Justice

Check out this Kscope13 flashback where Tom Kyte chats with Chet Justice. Oracle Database 12c had just been generally announced—and who knows what will happen at Kscope14. Be sure to join the Kscope Sunday Symposiums for the latest and greatest from the Oracle development teams for Oracle Application Express, Oracle Database, Oracle Application Development Framework, the Oracle Business Intelligence product family, Oracle Enterprise Performance Management, and developer's toolkit.

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Oracle Applications in a Box on Oracle Database Appliance

Learn how you can leverage Oracle Database Appliance to enhance your applications and database architecture.
Wednesday, April 30, 2014, 11:00 a.m. ET

Customers Are Experiencing 300x Performance Gains with Oracle Spatial and Graph

Looking for blazing-fast spatial and graph analytics? Register now to hear how Neustar used Oracle to drive performance gains.
Tuesday, May 6, 2014, 11:00 a.m. GMT

Oracle Learning Library Live Chat with Oracle's Real-World Performance Team

Join Andrew Holdsworth for a 30-minute chat about real-world performance challenges and the techniques that could help overcome and even eliminate them for good.
Friday, May 16, 3:00 p.m. GMT

Oracle Database 12c Certification Upgrade

Oracle Database 12c Senior Database Administrator, Oracle Certified Master, and Oracle University Instructor Gwen Lazenby offers guidance on preparing for your Oracle Database 12c certification upgrade exam.

Database Cloning in Minutes Using Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c Database as a Service Snap Clone

Watch a technical webcast to learn how Oracle Cloud Management Pack for Oracle Database can improve the efficiency and agility of administrators and quality assurance engineers while saving capital expenditures on storage.

Upgrade and Migrate to Oracle Database 12c—Consolidate with Oracle Multitenant

Oracle's latest-generation Oracle Database has some impressive new features. Learn how it offers great potential for migrations and consolidation, makes more-efficient use of hardware, and delivers major improvements in management efficiency.

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NRMA Deploys Oracle Database Appliance to Ensure the Availability of Its Mission-Critical Dispatch System

Federal Tax Service of Russia Migrates from a SQL Server Environment to an Oracle Database 12c Centralized Environment with the Help of ODP.NET

Yahoo Upgrades to Oracle Database 12c and Improves Performance and Bandwidth

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Read: PAYBACK Uses Oracle NoSQL Database Alongside Oracle Database for Super-Fast Low-Latency Data Access

Read: Garmin International Consolidates 24 Databases with Oracle Exadata

Read: ADMIRAL Casinos Chooses Oracle Database Appliance Over SQL Server

Watch: NCR Turbocharges Business Process Service-Level Agreements with Oracle Exadata

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Oracle Database Discount Training and Certification Packages: Oracle Database 12c

Save up to 20 percent on your training and certification exam with new discount packages for Upgrade to Oracle Database 12c and Oracle Database 12c Installation and Administration courses.

Oracle Database 12c: High Availability New Features

This course introduces new Oracle Database 12c high availability features.

Oracle Database 12c: Backup and Recovery Workshop

This course explains how to evaluate your own recovery requirements. Learn how to develop appropriate strategies for backup, restore, and recovery procedures.

Oracle Database 12c: Oracle Active Data Guard Administration

This course teaches you how to use Oracle Active Data Guard. Expert Oracle University instructors demonstrate how this solution protects your Oracle Database against planned and unplanned downtime.

Oracle Database 12c: New Features for Administrators Self-Study Course

Learn about the enhanced features of Oracle Database 12c at your own pace with our new self-study course offering.

Oracle University has a blog where you can find insights on training and certification. Read it today.

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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 │New York

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 19, 2014 | San Jose, California

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