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Mark Hurd Mark Hurd: Oracle Database Wrap-up from Oracle OpenWorld 2012

Oracle executives kicked off Oracle OpenWorld 2012, discussing the needs of customers, the brand-new Oracle Exadata Database Machine X3, and the latest Oracle Database innovations.
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New Release of Oracle Application Express Supports Mobile Platforms

The latest release of Oracle Application Express is now available for download on Oracle Technology Network. Oracle Application Express dramatically speeds the development of opportunistic, database-centric, HTML5 applications for desktop—and now, mobile—platforms.
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Regulatory Pressures Drive Demand for Solutions That Demonstrate Compliance

Industry and government security regulations are continually putting pressure on organizations to demonstrate compliance. To manage these challenges, organizations need a partner that can provide a comprehensive and in-depth set of solutions in order to navigate a clear path toward demonstrating compliance.
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Drive Business Value and IT Savings with Oracle Exadata

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Introduction to Oracle Exadata Database Machine X3

Oracle’s next-generation database machine, Oracle Exadata X3, combines massive memory and low-cost disks to deliver the highest performance at the lowest cost. Available in an eight-rack configuration, it allows you to start small and grow.

Drive Innovation from Big Data

Big data solutions can help you find new insights, capitalize on hidden relationships, and deliver new value to your business. But to derive real business value from big data, you need the right tools and the right strategy. Get ready to discover solutions to data challenges that have eluded your data center—until now.

SAP Applications Run Better on Oracle Exadata

Find out why a growing number of SAP application customers are turning to Oracle Exadata Database Machine for better performance, better productivity—and big savings.

Compare Database Platforms: Build Versus Buy

Building a high-availability database platform raises difficult questions: Will it be reliable? Will routine maintenance consume precious IT staff time? Ultimately, will it work? Learn about simple, reliable, and affordable solutions from Oracle.

Reduce Costs with Oracle’s Database Storage Management

Learn how Oracle’s database-aware storage management solutions, combined with a clearly defined information lifecycle management strategy, can help your business reduce storage costs and improve query performance.

Strategies for Managing the Oracle Database Lifecycle

Managing multiple databases in today’s nonstop, fast-paced IT environment is a constant challenge. Trying to maintain consistency across the entire lifecycle—from development and testing to production—can be difficult. See how Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c makes database lifecycle management easier.

Understanding Scalability with Oracle—The Basics for Java Developers

November 8
12 p.m. ET
This presentation will cover the basics of what scalability means and why scalability is important in databases of all sizes, from incredibly massive databases to databases supporting millions of users to databases that have to work in small-scale environments and in single-user mode.

Sharp Dressed Reporting: Oracle Business Intelligence Publisher and Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition

November 13
12 p.m. ET
Learn how BI Publisher can play a key role in unlocking the value inside your OBIEE investment.

Seven Architectural Benefits You Get with Oracle Application Development Framework

November 15
12 p.m. ET
Learn about the architectural principals delivered by Oracle Application Development Framework, Oracle's strategic development framework for enterprise applications.

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Alpha Natural Resources: Five Times Performance Improvement with Oracle Exadata

Nokia Provides Oracle Spatial and Graph Customers with Integrated Location and Mapping Capabilities

Piction: Storing and Tuning Unstructured Data and Multimedia in Oracle Database

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Oracle Database 11g Resource Center

Access tutorials, data dictionaries, white papers, customer success stories, and more.

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Introductory Guide: Discover How to Turn Data into Insight

Data from e-mails, social media, sensors, and video footage—now called big data—is not new. What are new are the tools necessary to acquire and organize these data types, and then easily analyze them. To start turning your data into insight, take a look at the Introduction to Big Data guide.

E-Book: Easily Unlock the Value of Big Data

Huge volumes of big data are generated by companies such as yours. How do you turn this data from digital exhaust into business value? Read the comprehensive new e-book to get advice from Oracle and industry leaders on how you can use big data to generate new business insights and make better decisions.

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Epsilon Uses Oracle Exadata to Help Support 40 Percent Data Growth

ValueOptions Deploys Oracle Exadata with Oracle Data Guard in One Week for Mixed Workload Growth

AFG's High-Performance Platform

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Heat. Downtime. Sitewide Outages. Legacy Hardware. Security Holes.

These are all threats to your data center. Yet what if you could vanquish them to simplify your IT and accelerate business innovation and growth? Play Oracle Vanquisher, a new data center optimization video game and find out how!

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Oracle Big Data Appliance Training: Using Oracle NoSQL Database

Learn to define big data and identify when to use Oracle NoSQL Database versus a relational database management system. In addition, you will learn to optimize the key value store’s performance, troubleshoot errors, and create and store records.

SQL Language Training: Oracle SQL Tuning for Developers Workshop

In this application development-centric course, students learn about Oracle SQL statement tuning and how to write well-tuned SQL statements for Oracle Database. Various tuning techniques, such as using bind variables and trace files, will be shown in the course.

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ODTUG Seriously Practical Training

Join ODTUG for two days of deep dive training in Oracle Application Express
November 8–9
Melbourne, Vic, Australia

TCOUG Fall 2012 Meeting

November 12
Wayzata, MN

Delivering Business Value with Big Data

Oracle Workshop @ TDWI World Conference Series
Wednesday, November 14, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Orlando, Florida

NoCOUG Fall Conference

Keynote by Tom Kyte; presentations by Oracle Aces Tim Gorman, Kellyn Pot'vin, Ben Prusinski, and Kyle Hailey
November 15, California Center
Pleasanton, California
Twitter hashtag: #NoCOUG

Bulgaria Oracle User Group (BGOUG)

November 16–18
Pravets, Bulgaria

DOAG Conference and Exhibition

November 20–22
Nuremberg, Germany
Twitter hashtag: #doag2012

Belgium User Group

November 22
Brasschaat, Belgium

UK Oracle User Group Conference 2012

December 3–5
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Twitter hashtag: #ukoug2012

Oracle OpenWorld Latin America

December 4–6
São Paulo, Brazil
Twitter hashtag: #OOWBrasil

Oracle NYOUG Special Winter General Meeting

December 12
The New Yorker Hotel
New York, New York

Register for an Oracle Database 11g Event Near You

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