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Collaborate 18 to track progress of Oracle cloud database, apps

The Collaborate 18 conference will shine a light on Oracle cloud adoption and migration issues, and on the impact that such moves can have on the careers of DBAs and other IT professionals.

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  • Oracle Autonomous Database

    Oracle Autonomous Database is a cloud-based technology designed to automate many of the routine tasks required to manage Oracle databases, which Oracle says can free up database administrators (DBAs) to do higher-level and more strategic work.

  • Open Database Connectivity (ODBC)

    Open Database Connectivity (ODBC) is an open standard application programming interface (API) for accessing a database.

  • 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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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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  • enterprise asset management (EAM)

    Enterprise asset management (EAM) is the process of managing the lifecycle of physical assets to maximize their use; save money; improve quality and efficiency; and safeguard health, safety and the environment.

  • core HR (core human resources)

    Core HR (core human resources) is an umbrella term that means the basic functions of an HR department; the basic data captured about employees; and the software used to manage basic HR processes.

  • 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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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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  • 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. 

  • Oracle TimesTen In-Memory Database

    The Oracle TimesTen In-Memory Database is an in-memory relational database in which all data is located in random access memory (RAM).

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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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  • Oracle Autonomous Database

    Oracle Autonomous Database is a cloud-based technology designed to automate many of the routine tasks required to manage Oracle databases, which Oracle says can free up database administrators (DBAs) to do higher-level and more strategic work.

  • MariaDB

    MariaDB is an open source relational database management system (DBMS) that is a compatible drop-in replacement for the widely used MySQL database technology.

  • 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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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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  • Open Database Connectivity (ODBC)

    Open Database Connectivity (ODBC) is an open standard application programming interface (API) for accessing a database.

  • foreign key

    A foreign key is a column or columns of data in one table that connects to the primary key data in the original table.

  • 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.

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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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  • 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.

  • distributed database

    A distributed database is a database in which portions of the database are stored on multiple computers within a network.

  • 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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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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  • 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.

  • foreign key

    A foreign key is a column or columns of data in one table that connects to the primary key data in the original table.

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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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