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  • NetSuite

    NetSuite is a business technology vendor based in San Mateo, California.

  • stored procedure

    A stored procedure is a group of statements with a specific name, which are stored inside a database, such as MySQL or Oracle.

  • object-oriented database management system (OODBMS)

    An object-oriented database management system (OODBMS), sometimes shortened to ODBMS for object database management system, is a database management system (DBMS) that supports the modelling and creation of data as objects.

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Applications

This topic includes all our content on installing, implementing and integrating Oracle's E-Business Suite versions 10, 11 and 12, its acquisitions JD Edwards, PeopleSoft, Hyperion and Siebel applications, as well as the upcoming Fusion application suite. You'll also find tips and advice on Oracle business intelligence (BI), customer relationship management (CRM), data quality and metadata.

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  • What is ERP? Guide to enterprise resource planning software

    ERP, or enterprise resource planning, is modular software designed to integrate the main functions of an organization's business processes into a unified system.

  • continuous performance management

    Continuous performance management, in a human resource (HR) management context, is the supervision of an employee's performance through one-on-one discussions and ongoing feedback from supervisors during regularly scheduled check-ins.

  • PeopleSoft

    PeopleSoft is an e-business software product line owned by Oracle.

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Data Mgmt

This section offers comprehensive resources about Oracle data management and business intelligence (BI). Read expert advice and tips for both basic and advanced Oracle (BI) solutions and concepts, such as Oracle data warehousing, data quality, metadata and Oracle MDM. Learn about Oracle BI products like Hyperion, PeopleSoft and Siebel, get tips on planning and implementing your Oracle BI and data management strategy, and see how Oracle's business intelligence strategy compares to that of competitors such as SAP and IBM.

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  • NetSuite

    NetSuite is a business technology vendor based in San Mateo, California.

  • Oracle Database In-Memory

    Oracle Database In-Memory is an optional add-on to Oracle Database 12c that enables Oracle's flagship relational software to function as an in-memory database.

  • Oracle Big Data Appliance

    Oracle Big Data Appliance is a converged hardware and software platform for big data that can be used to capture and analyze data from a wide variety of sources. 

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Database Admin

Oracle database administrators (DBAs), look no further for all your research needs. In this section, you'll find news, tips, scripts and advice covering all the daily tasks of Oracle database administration, including backup and recovery, installation, upgrades, patching, database design, security, performance and tuning, error messages, availability and RAC, Oracle on Linux, grid computing, data warehousing, and more.

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  • object-oriented database management system (OODBMS)

    An object-oriented database management system (OODBMS), sometimes shortened to ODBMS for object database management system, is a database management system (DBMS) that supports the modelling and creation of data as objects.

  • Oracle NoSQL Database

    The Oracle NoSQL Database is a nonrelational, horizontally scalable key-value database, with multiple higher-level data abstractions that support data management as binary key-value pairs, JSON objects, and SQL-like tables.

  • MySQL

    MySQL is a relational database management system (RDBMS) based on SQL (Structured Query Language).

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Development

This topic provides Oracle programmers/coders/developers news, tips and advice on the various development languages used with Oracle databases and Oracle applications, including SQL, PL/SQL, stored procedures, Java and J2EE, and XML, SOA and Web services.

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  • Java Database Connectivity (JDBC)

    Java Database Connectivity (JDBC) is an API packaged with the Java SE edition that makes it possible to connect from a Java Runtime Environment (JRE) to external, relational database systems.

  • stored procedure

    A stored procedure is a group of statements with a specific name, which are stored inside a database, such as MySQL or Oracle.

  • Java

    Java is a widely used programming language expressly designed for use in the distributed environment of the internet.

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Fusion

The Oracle Fusion middleware and Integration topic explains how Fusion middleware works in addition to covering data and application integration and interoperability basics. Learn more about Oracle Application Server, service-oriented architecture (SOA) terminology and advice on implementing a SOA, Oracle Software as a Service (SaaS) and business process management (BPM). See how Oracle's Fusion middleware platform compares against its competitors like SAP and learn how emerging technologies such as cloud computing are shaping Oracle's middleware strategy.

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  • Oracle Mobile Security Suite (OMSS)

    Oracle Mobile Security Suite (OMSS) is a mobile security system intended to allow organizations to provide secure application access from mobile devices to enterprise applications.

  • Oracle Fusion Applications

    Oracle Fusion Applications is an all-encompassing suite of Oracle applications built for enterprise resource planning (ERP), customer relationship management (CRM), human capital management (HCM) and other business tasks.

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Infrastructure

Discover the key components in Oracle infrastructure and learn how to manage the technology infrastructure in an Oracle environment. Find out best practices for Oracle IT infrastructure management and detailed information about organizing your Oracle IT architecture. Gather information from trusted experts to assist with infrastructure decision making and how to best manage the Oracle IT infrastructure.

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  • two-tier ERP

    Two-tier ERP is a technology strategy taken by large, multinational enterprises that uses tier 1 ERP for financials and other core common processes at the corporate level and tier 2 ERP for divisions, subsidiaries and smaller locations of the company to address specific needs.

  • distributed database

    A distributed database is a database that consists of two or more files located in different sites either on the same network or on entirely different networks.

  • Oracle

    Oracle is one of the largest vendors in the enterprise IT market and the shorthand name of its flagship product, a relational database management system (RDBMS) that's formally called Oracle Database.

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Oracle management

Our Oracle management topics section covers information on managing an Oracle shop, including Oracle technology and software reviews, regulatory compliance, data center management, ROI and TCO, Oracle for SMBs (small and midsized businesses), Oracle vs. SAP, outsourcing and other articles geared for managers.

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  • supplier relationship management (SRM)

    Supplier relationship management (SRM) is the systematic approach of assessing suppliers' contributions and influence on success, determining tactics to maximize suppliers' performance and developing the strategic approach for executing on these determinations.

  • Oracle

    Oracle is one of the largest vendors in the enterprise IT market and the shorthand name of its flagship product, a relational database management system (RDBMS) that's formally called Oracle Database.

  • Oracle extents

    Oracle extents are a set of contiguous blocks allocated in an Oracle database.

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Sun-Oracle infrastructure

Looking for best practices and resources for implementing and managing your Sun-Oracle infrastructure? Explore your Sun infrastructure and Oracle infrastructure options with the latest news and tips on virtualization, cloud computing, server hardware and more. Also, find out how Oracle operating systems (OS) such as Solaris, OpenSolaris and the Linux operating system can be used in your organization with the latest news and expert advice on migration, implementation and operating system features.

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