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NEWS
New IOUG Report Highlights the Causes and Costs of Downtime
The new survey report from the Independent Oracle Users Group (IOUG) titled Enterprise Data and the Cost of Downtime, uncovers the latest trends in maintaining high-availability environments—including the increasingly widespread adoption of Oracle-aware solutions such as Oracle Real Application Clusters, Oracle Data Guard, and Oracle GoldenGate.
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Oracle Introduces Platinum Services at No Extra Cost
Oracle announced Oracle platinum services, which provide value-added services at no additional cost for customers of Oracle Exadata Database Machine and other Oracle engineered systems.
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Oracle Data Masking Strengthens Security of Oracle E-Business Suite Data
To more easily and effectively protect sensitive data in nonproduction environments, Oracle has released the new Oracle E-Business Suite 12.1.3 template for data masking.
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FEATURED VIDEO
NoSQL Database Big Data Episode 3: Acquiring Big Data
How you acquire big data depends on the kind of data and how you plan to use it. Learn about the correct use cases for Oracle NoSQL Database and Hadoop Distributed File System.
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WEBCASTS
Reducing Database Testing Efforts While Maximizing ROI
Wednesday, August 8
9:00 a.m. PT / 12:00 p.m. ET
Join Forrester Consulting and Oracle for a live Webcast discussing how to manage database and system changes with confidence using Oracle Real Application Testing. Be among the first to hear results from Forrester’s multicustomer study.

Drill Down to Disaster Recovery
Thursday, August 16
10 a.m. PT/1 p.m. ET
Learn how to protect your business from planned and unplanned downtime, including downtime caused by human error. Oracle's Maximum Availability Architecture provides optimal high availability at the lowest cost and complexity.

Oracle Exadata the Extreme Performance Machine
Join this Webcast replay to learn why Oracle Exadata Database Machine is the market-leading integrated database machine providing extreme performance for data warehousing, OLTP applications, and mixed workloads.
Migrate to Oracle Database 11g: Lower IT Costs and Improve Service Levels
Discover why migrating to Oracle Database 11g and Oracle Enterprise Manager lowers IT costs, saves time, and improves availability.
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PODCASTS
Infocrossing: Oracle Database Experts Manage Daily IT Operations
Senior DBA David Fitzjarrell describes Oracle Database best practices for Infocrossing's high-availability systems and the challenges of managing remote data centers to protect their customers single most important asset—data.
Understanding Big Data Analysis Using R
Michael Kane from Yale University talks about big data analysis and the R statistical programming language. Learn how R has been used to address problems as diverse as stock market crashes and bird flu transmission.
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.
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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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FEATURED READING
What Is the True Potential of Your IT Infrastructure?
Find out with the IT transformation guide, Transform Your Business with Oracle Exadata.
The guide can help you
  • Cut through IT complexity and drive business benefits
  • Streamline operations and reduce costs
  • Deliver extreme performance to propel your business
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CUSTOMER BUZZ: ORACLE EXADATA
IDS GmbH Lowers TCO by 35 Percent Using Oracle Exadata Database Machine
Digicel Jamaica Boosts Processing and Query Response Times
Autoglass Expands Data Storage Makes Query Responses up to 60X Faster

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EVENTS
Building an Enterprise Cloud? Cloud Builder Summit Is Coming to You!
This free, live event features demonstrations of how to build an enterprise cloud. Learn how to fast-track applications to the cloud with Oracle, and support every aspect of planning, deploying, monitoring, and managing enterprise clouds.
Oracle OpenWorld 2012
September 30–October 4, 2012
San Francisco, California
Twitter hashtag: #OOW12
Add Oracle Database training to your Oracle OpenWorld agenda.

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

Register for an Oracle Database 11g Event Near You
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