Tune into Interviews with leading Oracle technology authors. Explore why these authors are excited about and have dedicated themselves to Oracle technologies. Learn about Java, E-Business Applications, Fusion Applications, Fusion Middleware and Oracle's Database products from authors who have been in the trenches and will share their knowledge and give you insider opinions.
What to expect with the new Oracle BI Applications Book (26 Aug 2013) Simon Miller and Will Hutchinson are interviewed by Paul Rodwick to discuss the newly released book, "Oracle Business Intelligence
Applications: Deliver Value Through Rapid Implementations". They discuss the scope of the book, the intended audience, and
what sort of benefits you can expect. Oracle BI Applications provide a suite of pre-built Analytical Applications for Oracle
and non-Oracle ERP and CRM data sources.
Extending Oracle E-Business Suite R12 (28 May 2013) This poscast discusses a new book in relation to extending Oracle E-Business Suite R12 recently released by author Andy Penver.
The podcast discusses a number of topics in the book such as Personalization, OA Framework, BI Publisher and the desktop integration
framework. Andy and Annette also discuss where listeners can obtain copies of the book and also how to learn more about Oracle
products from the Oracle website.
A conversation with Chuck Bell, Author of "Expert MySQL", published by Apress (24 Apr 2013) Listen to this podcast and get insight from Dr. Chuck Bell, software development manager for MySQL Utilities at Oracle, on
the second edition of his book "Expert MySQL". Chuck shares his journey completing the second edition, 6 years after the first
edition in 2007, including his favorite parts of the book and lessons he learned, as well as how this book can benefit MySQL
DBAs and developers.
Must Read for Anyone Upgrading to Oracle E-Business Suite Financials (16 Apr 2013) Ben Prusinski and Gustavo Gonzalez co-authored the Oracle E-Business Suite Financials Handbook, Third Edition, which describes
new features in Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12- an integrated solution made up of more than 150 software modules. The
new edition of this popular title focuses on those applications that are oriented toward financial management and everything
you need to know when it comes to upgrading.
Podcast with Mark Rittman and Paul Rodwick about the new Oracle BI Developers Guide, Published by Oracle Press (05 Nov 2012) Paul Rodwick, Vice President of Product Management, Oracle Business Intelligence, speaks with Mark Rittman, author of the
recently published "Oracle Business Intelligence Developers Guide", about his motivations for writing the book, the breadth
of topics it covers, and how it can help both new and experienced developers using Oracle's business intelligence platform
to create rich interactive dashboards using a wide variety of data sources.
A conversation with Martijn Verburg and Ben Evans authors of the new book The Well Grounded Developer. (17 Aug 2012) Listen to the authors discuss their new title "The Well-Grounded Java Developer" which offers a fresh and practical look at
new Java 7 features, new JVM languages, and the array of supporting technologies you need for the next generation of Java-based
software. Ben and Martijn will discuss what they covered with Java 7 features (e.g. Project Coin, try-with-resources, NIO.2
and more) as well as why they covered important topics such as JVM internals, concurrency and performance tuning. The Well-Grounded
Java Developer is no longer tied to just one language and the authors also cover why they emphasised a cross-section of emerging
JVM-based languages, including Groovy, Scala, and Clojure in this book. Ben and Martijn are also heavily involved in the Java
community and Java standards and the OpenJDK. They'll discuss why it's vital for day to day developers to get involved and
how it's easier than ever before.
A conversation with Oracle ACE Director Ronald Bradford on the Effective MySQL book series (14 Aug 2012) This book on MySQL backup and recovery is an essential guide to protecting your important business information, including
working with MySQL in the cloud. All the possible approaches to perform and manage MySQL backups and applicable recovery considerations
are covered, including many case studies of known disasters. Advanced features for compression, incremental and remote management
capabilities are also described with detailed working examples.
A conversation with James Weaver and Stephen Chin about JavaFX and the newly-released Pro JavaFX 2 book (06 Jul 2012) In this podcast Donald Smith (Director, Product Management, Oracle Corporation) will interview co-authors James Weaver and
Stephen Chin concerning the newly-released Pro JavaFX 2 book. James and Stephen are developers/speakers/authors who are active
in the Java/JavaFX community, and have recently joined Oracle's Java Evangelism team. Pro JavaFX 2 may be obtained from Amazon.com
at the following link: http://www.amazon.com/Pro-JavaFX-Definitive-Clients-Technology/dp/1430268727