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Oracle Database Delivers More Database Innovations

Now available for download, the latest release of Oracle Database 12c delivers new database innovations for simplifying application development, accelerating database performance by orders of magnitude, and delivering mission-critical database-as-a-service environments. Learn about the new capabilities in the release.
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IOUG President John Matelski's Tips for a Great Oracle OpenWorld Experience

John Matelski, president of the Independent Oracle User Group (IOUG), offers his tips for getting the most out of Oracle OpenWorld 2014, which takes place in San Francisco, California from September 28 to October 2. Find out what the hot topics are and what special activities IOUG has planned.
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Big Data Breakthrough: Integrate Big Data into Enterprise IT

Oracle Big Data SQL seamlessly integrates queries across Hadoop, NoSQL, and Oracle Database to deliver better business insights. It offers the simplest way to access and secure the wealth of data across an enterprise and leverage existing applications and systems to make the most of big data.
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Oracle OpenWorld Focus on Database

Oracle OpenWorld is happening from September 28 to October 2, 2014 in San Francisco, California. Curious to know what's planned? In addition to the don't-miss sessions featuring renowned Oracle Database experts, check out sessions devoted to other key database topics.

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Real World Performance

Oracle Real-World Performance

In this video, watch Oracle's Vice President of Oracle Database Real-World Performance Andrew Holdsworth explain what "real-world performance" means and why you should care. This is the start of the Oracle Real-World Performance Video series, through which Andrew and his team share the best practices and methodologies you should implement to make the most of your investment in Oracle Database.

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Introducing Oracle Key Vault

Thursday, August 21, 2014, 10:00 a.m. PT
Management of encryption keys, certificates, wallets, and other secrets has become a vital part of the data center ecosystem, impacting both security and business continuity. Join Oracle security experts as they discuss how Oracle Key Vault centralizes keys in a secure and robust key management platform; secures, shares, and manages keys and secrets for enterprises; and manages key lifecycle stages including creation, rotation, and expiration.

PL/SQL Series Featuring Oracle's PL/SQL Evangelist, Steven Feuerstein

Partner Webcast—Oracle Recovery Manager: Next-Generation Backup and Recovery

Get an overview of the latest technologies for Oracle Database backup and recovery. This webcast guides you through Oracle Recovery Manager and common configuration and backup scenarios. Segments focus on the new features in Oracle Database 12c, plus backing up of noncontainer traditional databases and container-based multitenant pluggable databases.

Big Data Breakthrough

Watch the on-demand replay of Oracle's Executive Vice President of Database Server Technologies Andy Mendelsohn discussing Oracle Big Data SQL's seamless integration of queries across Hadoop, NoSQL, and Oracle Database to deliver better business insights.

Zero Downtime Consolidation into Oracle Database 12c with Oracle GoldenGate 12c

In this on-demand webcast hear from the experts on how to move to private database as a service without interrupting operations. Oracle GoldenGate 12c offers a high-performance, easy-to-deploy solution for consolidating into Oracle Database 12c from non-Oracle and Oracle systems—with zero downtime and minimized risk.

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Automated Workload Management for Replicated Databases with Oracle Database 12c

Nagesh Battula from the Oracle Database product management team provides an overview of Oracle's Global Data Services feature, a revolutionary new high-availability technology introduced with Oracle Database 12c. Hear how Global Data Services helps Oracle Active Data Guard and Oracle GoldenGate customers improve availability, performance, and ROI with automated workload balancing, routing, and service high availability for geographically distributed, replicated Oracle Databases.

Big Data Integration

As NoSQL technology evolves, Oracle NoSQL Database 3.0 offers more for big data strategies and deployments. Dave Segleau, director of product management at Oracle, talks about the state of NoSQL, NoSQL use cases, and key features in Oracle NoSQL Database 3.0.

Oracle Big Data SQL: Querying Oracle, Hadoop, and Beyond

Oracle's big data strategist Paul Sonderegger talks about Oracle Big Data SQL and why you don't need new skills to take advantage of its capabilities.

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Islandic Telco Moves Its SAP System Running on SQL Server to Oracle for More Efficiency and Faster Performance

Stifterverband Adds Oracle Recovery Manager to Enable Entire Database Rollback for a Scalable, Virtually Maintenance-Free Solution

By Implementing Oracle Exadata the City of Lakeland Saves US$2.5 Million in Infrastructure Costs over Five Years

Haier Electronics Delivers on Time; Improves Operations, and Supports 5x Growth at Lower Cost with Oracle Exadata

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Oracle Database Insider Blog

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Oracle Magazine on LinkedIn

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Oracle University Preconference Training Event

Don't miss this exclusive opportunity to get accelerated Oracle training from community experts. Oracle University is a one-day training event held on Sunday, September 28, at Golden Gate University from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. It includes accelerated Oracle training in a seminar-style format taught by Oracle University instructors, community experts, and Oracle engineers. It is an excellent opportunity for you to get in-depth training on hot Oracle topics while you are in town for Oracle OpenWorld. View the session details and register here.

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Oracle Multitenant In Minutes Workshops

NoSQL Now! Conference

August 19–21, 2014 | San Jose, California | #NoSQLNow

NoCOUG 2014 Summer Conference

August 21, 2014 | San Ramon, California

Oracle Big Data Workshop

August 27, 2014 | Redwood Shores, California

Oracle OpenWorld

September 28–October 2, 2014 | San Francisco, California

DOAG 2014

November 18–20, 2014 | Nuremberg, Germany

NoCOUG 2014 Autumn Conference

November 19, 2014 | San Jose, California

NZOUG 2014

November 19–21, 2014 | Auckland, New Zealand | #NZOUG14

UKOUG Tech14

December 8–10, 2014│Liverpool, UK | #ukoug_tech14

BIWA Summit '15

January 27–29, 2015 | Oracle HQ Campus, Redwood Shores, California


April 12–16, 2015 | Las Vegas, Nevada | #C15LV

ODTUG KScope 15

June 21–25, 2015 | Hollywood, Florida | #Kscope15

Plug into Oracle Database 12c: Find an Event Near You

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