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Oracle Remains #1 in RDBMS Market Share Worldwide for 2012

In its report, “Market Share: All Software Markets, Worldwide 2012,” leading information technology research and advisory company Gartner, Inc. reports that Oracle is #1 in worldwide relational database management systems, based on total software revenue share.
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Oracle Exadata Customers Speak About Real-World Value

IT leaders from Proctor & Gamble, Linkshare, Thomson Reuters, and other companies reveal how Oracle Exadata is helping them drive real-world business value.
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New: Oracle Big Data Appliance X3-2 Starter Rack Helps Jumpstart Big Data Initiatives

To help organizations jumpstart big data initiatives while still ensuring cost-effective scalability, Oracle has introduced Oracle Big Data Appliance X3-2 Starter Rack and Oracle Big Data Appliance X3-2 In-Rack Expansion.
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New Study: Increased Security Spending Still Not Protecting Right Assets

Despite widespread belief that database breaches represent the greatest security risk to their business, organizations continue to devote a far greater share of their security resources to network assets rather than database assets, according to a new report issued by CSO and sponsored by Oracle.
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Asha Santosh

MetLife Saves: Oracle Advanced Compression and Oracle Active Data Guard

Asha Santosh, lead database administrator for the Oracle implementation team at MetLife, describes how Oracle Active Data Guard and Oracle Advanced Compression work together to provide costs savings and global, 24/7 reporting capabilities for MetLife users.

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Big Data, Big Challenges, Big Opportunities

Find out how your peers are taking advantage of big data.

SAP Applications Run Faster on Oracle Engineered Systems

Learn what the extreme performance of Oracle engineered systems for SAP applications can mean for your business.

Launch Replay: Introducing Oracle Database Appliance X3-2

Watch this introduction to the latest release of Oracle Database Appliance.

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A Look at Upcoming June ODTUG Kscope13

Find out why you should attend—and listen for a special registration code to save!

Heidelberg Reduces Storage Consumption

Oracle Exadata Recipes for Success

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Customers Worldwide Simplify Database Management with Oracle Database Appliance

Oracle Exadata at Thomson Reuters Saves Three Times the Lifetime Cost with Oracle Exadata

Aon eSolutions Drives Global Growth with Oracle Database Appliance

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Honor the Technologists

We know there are some gurus within your organization using Oracle Database technology in unique ways. Acknowledge their work—the call for nominations for the Oracle Excellence Awards: Technologist of the Year is open now. Submit a nomination today!

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Oracle Specialized Partner Oracle Exastack Partner Oracle Validated Integrations
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Oracle Real Application Clusters and Grid Infrastructure Administration Accelerated

This training teaches you to administer Oracle Clusterware and storage products using both command line utilities and graphical tools. Troubleshoot by examining log files, enabling debugging, and more.

Backup and Recovery Workshop

Learn how to evaluate your own recovery requirements and develop an appropriate strategy for backup and recovery procedures.

Performance Tuning for DBAs

This course starts with an unknown database that requires tuning. Learn the steps a DBA performs to identify problem areas, diagnose common problems, and fix them.

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Location Intelligence and Oracle Spatial and Graph User Conference

May 21–22 │Washington, DC │Hashtag: #LIOracleSpatial

ODTUG Kscope 13

June 23–27 │New Orleans, Louisiana │Hashtag: #Kscope13

Oracle OpenWorld Shanghai 2013

July 22–25 │Shanghai, China

Oracle OpenWorld 2013

September 22–26 │San Francisco, California │Hashtag: #OOW13

Oracle CloudWorld

Coming to a city near you in 2013. │Hashtag: #CloudWorld

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