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Q&A: Cloudera’s Mike Olson on Hadoop and Oracle Big Data Appliance
To help unlock business value from the massive volumes of data bombarding organizations today, Oracle has partnered with Cloudera, the leader in Apache Hadoop-based software, services, and training, to build Oracle Big Data Appliance, an engineered system for acquiring, organizing, and loading unstructured data into Oracle Database 11g. We asked Mike Olson, CEO and cofounder of Cloudera, to give us a peek under the hood of this technology that is helping customers take advantage of big data.
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Oracle Exadata Extreme Performance Equals Business ROI
Engineered systems such as Oracle Exadata Database Machine achieve extreme performance by optimizing each component—hardware, software, and storage—to work together seamlessly. The singular goal: help businesses perform better. As many Oracle Exadata customers have discovered, extreme performance translates directly to the bottom line, with quantifiable benefits such as improved productivity, lower costs, and increased return on investment.
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Independent Study: Strong Database Security Measures Leave Organizations Less Vulnerable
Most organizations are taking stronger measures to protect their data, but according to a January 2012 thought leadership paper commissioned by Oracle and conducted by Forrester Consulting, many are also still leaving critical systems—databases—vulnerable.
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Oracle Database Appliance: A Fully Integrated System

Oracle Database Appliance: A Fully Integrated System

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11g Oracle Database Insider Blog

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Best Practices for Implementing a Data Warehouse on Oracle Exadata
Thursday, March 15
10 a.m. PT / 1p.m. ET

Oracle Database Security Best Practices Webcast Series
  • Best Practices for Database Auditing, Alerting, and Reporting
    Wednesday, March 28
    10:00 a.m. PT
  • Best Practices for Transparent Data Encryption
    Wednesday, April 25
    10:00 a.m. PT
  • Best Practices for Database Privileged User Access Control
    Wednesday, May 30
    10:00 a.m. PT

How to Achieve 24/7 Availability Using Oracle Maximum Availability Architecture Best Practices
Speaker: Tom Kyte
Thursday, April 12
10 a.m. PT / 1p.m. ET

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Big Data Essentials: What You Need to Know
Run Your SAP Applications on Oracle Exadata
Oracle Exadata: The World’s Fastest Database Machine

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IOUG President Discusses COLLABORATE 12
EnerNOC Consolidates and Improves Performance Five Times on Oracle Exadata
Waters Corporation Meets Scalability and Performance Requirements with Oracle Data Provider for.NET and Oracle Database 11g on Windows

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Oracle Exadata

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Oracle Database 11g Resource Center
Access tutorials, data dictionaries, white papers, customer successes, and more.

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CCC Information Services Inc. Cost-Effectively Increases Storage Capacity 10 Times with Oracle Exadata
Fujian Mobile Replaces Existing Teradata System with Oracle Exadata to Support Growth
Trafigura Migrates from SQL Server to Oracle Database to Guarantee Availability, Scalability, and Performance

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A Better Breed: Monsanto Develops Better Seeds for Better Crops with Oracle Exadata and Sun ZFS Storage Appliance
by David Baum

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More Training on Demand Courses Now Available
Wouldn't it be great to pause, fast forward, rewind, and search the topics you want to learn?
Experience this capability with these training on demand courses. Watch the free previews for these most popular Oracle Database courses.

Introduction to Big Data
In this seminar, students will be introduced to Oracle Big Data Appliance and learn technologies for acquiring, organizing, analyzing, and conquering big data.
Prepare, Install, and Patch Presentation
Learn the preparatory steps to facilitate a successful database upgrade to Oracle Database 11g Release 2. Installation and patching are also covered.

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eMetrics Marketing Optimization Summit
March 4–9
San Francisco, California
Twitter hashtag: #eMetrics

IOUG 2012 Real World Performance Tour
Featuring: Tom Kyte, Andrew Holdsworth, and Graham Wood
Oracle Big Data and Total Recall Briefing
March 13
London, United Kingdom (Oracle offices)

GigaOM’s Structure: Data
March 21–22
New York
Twitter hashtag: #DataConf

Disaster Recovery Journal Spring World
March 25–28
Orlando, Florida

Oracle OpenWorld Tokyo
Details in Japanese
April 4–6
Tokyo, Japan
Twitter hashtag: #OOWJP

April 22–26
Las Vegas, Nevada
Twitter hashtag: #C12LV

Forrester Enterprise Architecture Forum
May 3–4
Las Vegas, Nevada

Register for an Oracle Database 11g Event Near You

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