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Larry Ellison Larry Ellison: Oracle Database Cloud Service Is Key Differentiator
In a major strategy update, Oracle CEO Larry Ellison pointed to Oracle Cloud Platform Services, including Oracle Database Cloud Service, as key differentiators for Oracle’s broad cloud strategy.
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TDWI World Conference Features Oracle and Big Data
Oracle is a Gold Sponsor at this year’s TDWI World Conference Series, to be held July 31 through August 1 in San Diego, California. The theme of this event is Big Data Tipping Point: BI Strategies in the Era of Big Data. The Data Warehousing Institute (TDWI)—a premier educational institute for business intelligence and data warehousing—will shine the spotlight on big data, with key opportunities to dig deep and experience Oracle's big data solutions firsthand.
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Top Travel Providers Keep Customer Data Safe with Oracle Database Security
Preparing for summer vacations? Some of the world's largest travel companies rely on Oracle Database Security to safeguard sensitive customer and corporate information, including Sabre Holdings, Hanatour International Service, and Diamond Resorts International.
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FEATURED VIDEO
Big Data Episode 2: Hadoop
Apache Hadoop has two main components: a distributed file system and a MapReduce programming framework. Learn what they do and how your organization may be able to use them.

MapReduce
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BLOGOSPHERE
11g Oracle Database Insider Blog
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FEATURED READING
Oracle Magazine: Lockdown
Oracle Database security solutions deliver layers of enterprise information protection.
Oracle Magazine: Future-Proof
Choose the best of today’s tools to build next-generation Oracle Database applications.
Oracle Lockdown
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LIVE WEBCASTS
Differentiate Your Business and Grow with the New Oracle Spatial 11g Specialization
Learn how your organization can become Specialized, how individuals can achieve professional certifications, and how Oracle Spatial 11g delivers a unique value proposition. A live, interactive question and answer session will be included.
Thursday, July 12
8:00 a.m. PT / 11:00 a.m. ET

Label-Based Access Controls in Oracle Database 11g
Learn how label-based access control using Oracle Label Security and Oracle Database 11g can easily enforce row-level access based on user security clearance. In addition, Oracle security experts will discuss real world case studies demonstrating how customers in industries ranging from retail to government are relying on Oracle Label Security for virtual information partitioning and secure consolidation of information.
Thursday, July 12
10:00 a.m. PT/1:00 p.m. ET

Tom Kyte Shares Best Practices for High Availability
Join Oracle expert Tom Kyte and learn how Oracle Maximum Availability Architecture can help you minimize the cost and risk of downtime. Tom will share best practices and answer your questions live.
Tuesday, July 17
10:00 a.m. PT / 1:00 p.m. ET
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ON DEMAND WEBCASTS
Watch the Big Data Online Forum
Register today to watch this unique half-day event and hear Oracle's Tom Kyte, Cloudera CEO Mike Olson, and other industry thought leaders explain how big data can deliver revolutionary insight and competitive advantage. Get answers to tough questions surrounding big data, including uncovering business insight using big data, managing big data, and integrating big data into decision-making.
Accelerate Business-Critical Database Deployments with Oracle Optimized Solutions
Learn to safely consolidate your business-critical database environment and build a business case based on quantifiable cost savings.
  • Part I: Why Architecture Matters When Deploying Business-Critical Databases
  • Part II: How to Consolidate Databases Using Oracle Optimized Solutions

Data Warehouse Best Practices Series
Watch this series to learn about best practices for data warehousing, consolidation, hardware configuration, partitioning, and more. Don’t miss this chance to get practical insights on how to unlock the full potential of the world’s fastest database machine.
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FOCUS ON ORACLE EXADATA
Optimize Your Communications Applications on Oracle Exadata
The communications industry is experiencing explosive growth, which means that high-performing, scalable, and cost-effective solutions are critical for success. Learn more by accessing white papers, success stories, product information, videos, podcasts, and more.
Register now.

Find Out How Extreme Performance Will Change Your Business
Would you like to improve database application performance by 10x or more, save your precious resources by consolidating your critical solutions, or deploy mixed workload solutions with both data warehousing and online transaction processing applications? Oracle Exadata is the only database machine that provides these benefits and delivers extreme performance for your business. Learn more by accessing white papers, success stories, videos, podcasts, and more.
Register now.

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PODCASTS
Oracle Database 11g Performance Tuning Tips and Techniques
Oracle expert and author Rich Niemiec discusses best practices for optimizing performance in his latest book on Oracle Database 11g performance tuning tips and techniques.
Land O'Lakes Reduces Storage Footprint by 50 Percent with Oracle Advanced Compression
Land O'Lakes senior DBA Joe Cornell describes the circumstances that lead to deployment of Oracle Advanced Compression in its Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition environment. The deployment made general ledger query performance up to 14 times faster and reduced the overall storage footprint by 50 percent—with zero impact on users.
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YOUR OPINION MATTERS
Crimson Consulting Database Management Survey
Crimson Consulting is conducting a survey to assess some of the challenges that IT departments face when managing database performance and reliability expectations, and budgetary constraints. If you are involved in database management, Crimson would love to hear your opinion via this short, five-minute survey. Take the survey here.
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RESOURCE CENTER
Oracle Database 11g Resource Center
Access tutorials, data dictionaries, white papers, customer success stories, and more.
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LEARN MORE: CUSTOMER BUZZ
Oracle Exadata Enables Neuralitic's SevenFlow Application Improvements
Improves application performance 3x and compression rate/scalability 10x.
ElectraCard Services Runs Oracle Exadata on Oracle Linux
Achieves processing speeds greater than 12,000 TPS and increases performance 2x.
MSGÁS Replaces SQL Server with Oracle Database Standard Edition
Optimizes performance and scalability.

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ORACLE PLATINUM SERVICES
Announcing Oracle Platinum Services—The Highest Level of Support in the Industry
Oracle Platinum Services is a special entitlement available now at no additional cost to Oracle Premier Support customers running certified configurations on Oracle engineered systems. In addition to receiving the complete support essentials with Oracle Premier Support, qualifying Oracle Platinum Services customers also receive Oracle remote fault monitoring with faster response times and patch deployment services.
Visit us online to learn more about how to get Oracle Platinum Services

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NEW EBOOK
Simplify IT and Unleash Innovation
Learn how Oracle is helping customers change the game and make room for innovation by simplifying IT. Download the new Oracle interactive e-book.
Oracle Interactive E-Books
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SPECIAL OFFER
Oracle Specialized Partner
Oracle Exastack Partner
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ORACLE OPENWORLD TRAINING SPOTLIGHT
Add a Day of Database Training to Your Oracle OpenWorld Experience
Add a day of in-depth training to your conference itinerary. The Oracle University preconference training event will be held on Sunday, September 30, with several expert-led sessions to choose from, covering topics such as Oracle Exadata administration, Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c, using Java for PL/SQL and database developers, and DBA certification exam preparation.
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EVENTS
Oracle OpenWorld 2012
Sept. 30–Oct. 4
San Francisco, California
Twitter hashtag: #OOW12
Add Oracle Database training to your agenda.

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

Register for an Oracle Database 11g Event Near You

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