Why You Should Attend ODTUG KScope13 (16:04) In this Oracle Database podcast, host Markus Weber is joined by Monty Latiolais, President, ODTUG, and Kellyn Pot'Vin, who is responsible for the database track at KScope13. They provide great insights into what you can expect from attending this year's conference. Listen to all of it to get a registration code for a $100 discount!
Heidelberg Reduces Storage Consumption 50% with Oracle Advanced Compression (5:51) Listen as Mr. Sven Lareum, Product Manager and BI Expert at Heidelberg, the world's leading service and solution provider in the print media industry describe the five-figure cost savings they realized with Oracle Advanced Compression in their SAP environment to reduce storage consumption by 50% and dramatically improving database operational performance for a return on their investment in less than 5 months.
Enkitec Customers Integrate Hadoop and Oracle Exadata (13:20) Listen as Kerry Osborne discusses complimentary use cases of Hadoop and Oracle Exadata. Enkitec is now using Oracle Big Data Appliance to help customers with PoCs and Hadoop training. Oracle Partner, Enkitec, has over 100 Exadata implementations.
Bank of America Slashes Storage Footprint 50% With Oracle Advanced Compression (7:07) Satish Zalavadia, Senior DBA at Bank of America describes how Oracle Advanced Compression and Secure Files helped them accommodate future data growth by reducing their database storage footprint by 50% saving them money and improving query performance. Bank of America was troubled by the fact that LOB data was increasing the size of their database exponentially with longer database operations and manageability tasks. With their clients projecting volume increases over 50% per year, concerns over the impact to the size and cost to their backup and restore footprint triggered a plan of action to accommodate data growth with Oracle Advanced Compression. It reduced their database size by 50%. The huge reduction in storage utilization meant that no additional storage was needed to accommodate data growth in the first year as their clients introduced more applications running against the database. In addition, clients saw an 80% improvement of query results as a result of storing LOB data in Secure Files.
Oracle GoldenGate 11gR2 for Maximum Availability (12:52) Real-time, heterogeneous, and transactional data replication capabilities make Oracle GoldenGate a key component of the Oracle Database Maximum Availability Architecture. In this podcast you will hear Nick Wagner from Oracle GoldenGate product management team, and Joe Meeks from Oracle Database product management team discuss how to use GoldenGate for maximum availability and the new features of GoldenGate 11gR2 that strengthen its high availability solutions.
T-Mobile Secures Enterprise Data with Defense-in-Depth Security for Oracle and non-Oracle Databases (9:31) T-Mobile USA provides wireless voice, messaging, and data services throughout the United States and protects sensitive enterprise data with Oracle Database defense-in-depth security solutions. Alex MacKnight, principal architect of corporate information security, explains how they use Oracle Database Firewall, Oracle Advanced Security, and Oracle Data Masking to secure sensitive data across the organization in both Oracle and non-Oracle databases.
Alpha Natural Resources Improves Performance 5x Alpha Natural Resources deployed Oracle Exadata in order to reduce cost and complexity and drive a 5x performance improvement. ANR is now able to deliver greater user satisfaction and a nimble business model that is highly scalable for the future.
Passoker and e-DBA talk about Oracle NoSQL Database for web-based gaming Stuart Carr, Managing Director at Passoker talks about the market and opportunity for online gaming and how they turned to e-DBA to implement a solution that would meet the business needs. James Anthony, Technology Director at e-DBA will discuss some of those challenges and the role that Oracle NoSQL Database plays to help meet the scalability, low latency and reliability requirements they needed.
IOUG President Discusses Upcoming Oracle OpenWorld John Matelski, president of the Independent Oracle User Group (IOUG) discusses what's in store for attendees at Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco (September 30 - October 4). Listen to hear what's in store for you at this important user group show!
Understanding big data analysis with the R language Michael Kane from Yale University talks about big data analysis, the R statistical programming language. Michael consulted with Oracle on the development of Oracle R Enterprise, part of the Oracle Advance Analytics database option which can run R inside Oracle Database faster and more securely. Learn how R has been used to address problems as diverse as stock market crashes and bird flu transmission.
Defense in Depth Security at National Marrow Donor Program With more than 9 million donors as part of its Be the Match registry, the National Marrow Donor Program collects and manages a large amount of sensitive data that has helped enable more than 43,000 transplants. Hear how they secure this life-saving data with Oracle Database Security solutions including Oracle Advanced Security, Oracle Database Vault, and Oracle Data Masking.
IOUG's COLLABORATE 12 and Big Data Past-president of the International Oracle Users Group (IOUG), Ian Abramson, talks about COLLABORATE 12 in Las Vegas later this month and describes the day long Big Data bootcamp.
Novation Improves Scalability and Performance 41x with Oracle Exadata Novation, a leading health care supply contracting company selected Oracle Exadata Database Machine to support the growth of its Supply Chain Data Management platform. Hear how Novation plans to increase data load throughput, improve customer report times by up to 41x, achieve storage savings with Hybrid Columnar Compression, and reduce customer on-ramp to analytic services from days to hours.
Oracle and Cloudera working together on Big Data Çetin Özbütün from Oracle and Mike Olson talk about Oracle Big Data Appliance, Oracle Big Data Connectors, why Oracle is using Cloudera's distribution including Apache Hadoop, and how the two companies are working together.
IOUG President Discusses COLLABORATE 12 Andy Flower, president of the Independent Oracle User Group (IOUG) discusses what's in store for attendees at COLLABORATE 12 in Las Vegas Nevada (April 22-26)
EnerNOC Consolidates & Improves Performance 5x on Exadata EnerNOC, developer of technology-enabled energy management solutions, uses Oracle Exadata Database Machine to boost OLTP and data warehouse performance, maximize I/O efficiency, consolidate mixed workloads onto a single platform, and create cost controls around storage. EnerNOC has been able to realize a 5x boost in performance of its real-time demand response database, while lowering I/O resource utilization by 50 percent. EnerNOC sees Oracle Exadata as the strategic component to its growth formula and TCO equation as it continues growth and expansion of its core business offerings.
The Waters Corporation uses Oracle Data Provider for .Net to bring together the best of both worlds in Oracle and .Net. Waters Corporation, a world leader in developing innovative, analytical science solutions for testing labs, discusses their use of Oracle Data Provider for .Net to develop their Scientific Data Management System- UNIFI. Iosif Igna, Technical Architect, explains how Oracle Data Provider for .NET helped meet their design goals of UNIFI to be able to store large volumes of data, scale from workstations to large enterprises and combine the functionality of many legacy products.
IBI Group Integrates Oracle Advanced Security into Toll Operation Application Global independent software vendor, the IBI Group are a provider of integrated services in Urban Land, Facilities, Transportation and Intelligent Systems. In meeting customer demands to comply with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards, the IBI Group reduced time to market by integrating Transparent Data Encryption into their Toll Operation application using Oracle Advanced Security - without having to change any application code.
Database as a Service using Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c Listen in as Anand Akela, Senior Principal Product Director, Oracle talks with Sudip Datta, Senior Director, Oracle Enterprise Manager Product Management, about the paradigm shift for deploying database applications and services to the cloud faster through Database-as-a-Service.
Nextgen deploys Oracle Database Appliance in 2 1/2 hours Nextgen Distribution Managing Director John Walters was looking for a reliable, fast-to-deploy database solution with minimal support and maintenance costs. He chose the Oracle Database Appliance in part for its pay-as-you-grow software licensing model, which offers flexible scalability. The end result: Nextgen Distribution was able to deploy the Oracle Database Appliance in just over 2 hours, and to free up the majority of their implementation funds to be spent developing better sales, financial management, and reporting processes instead.
Oracle Advanced Security Helps Sabre Comply with PCI DSS As the world's largest software-as-a-service provider to the aviation industry, technology has powered Sabre Holdings to the top of the travel industry. Challenged with securing sensitive customer, employee and travel industry data, Sabre uses Oracle Advanced Security and Transparent Data Encryption to enable compliance with Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards requirements.
Introducing Oracle NoSQL Database With the advent of big data, NoSQL databases are finding a role in the enterprise. Join Oracle Director of Product Management, Dave Segleau as he explains what they are, when (and when not) to use them, and then discusses Oracle's own enterprise-ready offering - Oracle NoSQL Database.
Diamond Resorts International Audits Oracle Applications with Oracle Audit Vault Annually, nearly 1.4 million owners, members and guests enjoy the simplicity, choice and comfort Diamond Resorts International offers through their branded hospitality experience. Challenged with proving the integrity of financial data in their Oracle E-Business Suite and custom applications, Diamond Resorts International integrated Oracle Audit Vault to consolidate, secure and report on audit trials and comply with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.
Major Financial Institution reduces storage consumption by 2X to 4X with Oracle Advanced Compression IT managers need to efficiently manage their storage infrastructure to manage costs, yet continue to deliver extraordinary application performance. The Advanced Compression Option of Oracle Database 11g provides a robust set of compression capabilities that enable IT managers to be successful. Tune into this special podcast, recorded live at Oracle OpenWorld 2011 to learn how OLTP Table Compression reduces your storage costs and increases database performance.
BT Deploys Oracle Database as a Service, cutting provisioning time from weeks to minutes Tune into this special podcast recorded live at Oracle OpenWorld 2011, to hear Surren Partabh, CTO of Core Software Technology Support and Services at BT Operate, a division of British Telecom, share his organization's experience to consolidate and deploy Database as a Service. Learn how BT Operate transformed it's complex and growing database environment with Oracle technologies to deliver cloud-based database services to over 13,500 IT professionals around the world.
Cornell University Reduces Access to Sensitive Data with Oracle Data Masking One of the eight Ivy League schools, Cornell University, found itself in the unfortunate position of having to inform over 45,000 current and former members of the University community that their names and social security numbers had been exposed when a University-owned laptop was stolen. Wanting to ensure that this kind of breach couldn't happen again, Cornell University took steps to ensure that data used for non-production purposes such as testing and development is de-identified with Oracle Data Masking.