Saturday Apr 19, 2014
Oracle Database News
Oracle Database PodCasts
  • Federal Tax Service of Russia migrates from SQL Server environment to an Oracle Database 12c centralized environment with the help of ODP.NET
    Vaishnavi Sashikanth, Vice-President of Oracle Advanced Analytics Development, speaks with Mark Hornick and Tom Plunkett, authors of the recent book, "Using R to Unlock the Value of Big Data" regarding their motivations for writing the book, the breadth of topics it covers, and how organizations can benefit from using R.


  • Yahoo upgrades to Oracle Database 12c improving performance and bandwidth to storage
    Yahoo upgrades to Oracle Database 12c and improves performance and increases bandwidth to legacy storage with Oracle Direct NFS.


  • University Twente reduces server sprawl and improves high availability with Oracle Database Appliance
    Listen to Guido van de Zweerde, Senior DBA from University Twente's ICT Service Center describe how they consolidated their database server environment and improved high availability with Oracle Database Appliance.


  • SQL Developer 4.0 is Here
    Host Markus Weber is joined by Jeff Smith (thatjeffsmith.com), Principal Product Manager for SQL Developer. Jeff explains how the free SQL Developer now is so much more than a developer tool, but also a tool for DBAs and database migrations. They discuss a lot of content around what's new in release SQL Developer 4.0.


  • SQL Developer 4.0 in Action at the City of Atlanta
    Danny Bryant, IT Manager at the City of Atlanta, joins host Markus Weber. This local administration uses many of Oracle products and solutions to accomplish their goals to serve their citizens. Danny and his team use the free SQL Developer tool heavily, and have been evaluating early versions of the brand new SQL Developer 4.0 for a while. Danny shares his great experiences in this podcast.


  • Amerisource Bergen realizes a 60%reduction of their storage footprint in SAP environment with Oracle Advanced Compression.
    Listen to Milt Simonds of AmeriSource Bergen describe how Oracle Advanced Compression reduced their storage footprint in their SAP environment by 60% with no impact on performance while significantly lowering storage management costs for an ROI between 6 to 9 months.


  • Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute discovers automatic archive management for their multi-terabyte database systems
    Karen Ambrose, Principle Database Administrator of Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute's green initiative and data growth predictions have them researching ways to automate there data archiving processes. Oracle Database 12c Storage Optimization features ease manageability of multi-terabyte database systems, enhance storage usability, and reduce the time and effort spent enhancing performance.


  • Strata Health Speeds Patient Care with Oracle Database Appliance.
    Strata Health Improves Performance and Speed of its SaaS Patient Flow Technology with Oracle, Improving Medical Facility Efficiency and Patient Care. In the health care industry, speed and efficiency are critical to reducing costs, conserving limited resources and improving patient outcomes. Strata Health Solutions plays a key role in the health care ecosystem with its SaaS resource matching and referral technology, which provides Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs)with real-time tools to optimize patient flow and experience. Strata Health required a scalable, cost-effective solution to increase performance and availability. Oracle Database Appliance and Oracle Real Application Clusters allow Strata Health to create a high availability database cluster infrastructure that seamlessly manages their growing volume of health care providers that rely on its system,leading to better, more cost-effective patient care.


  • Enterprise and Cloud Use Cases from the Oracle Spatial and Graph SIG
    Learn how two customers are using Oracle Spatial and Graph across the enterprise and in the cloud. Worldwide engineering and construction firm Bechtel, and Neustar, a SaaS provider of cloud-based data and analytics for telco, retail, and media share their use cases. Also learn about spatial advancements in Oracle Database 12c, and resources from Oracle Spatial and Graph Special Interest Group board members.


  • Turkcell Use Oracle Advanced Analytics for Real-Time Fraud Detection
    Turkcell needed a fast solution to stop fraud with pre-paid phone cards. Off loading data to an external cluster for analysis was leaving too long a window for fraud. They kept the data in the database and used Oracle Advanced Analytics to do the analysis, resulting in a 4 hour reduction in detection times.


  • MediSwitch realizes 45 percent TCO savings in year 3 with Oracle Database Appliance
    Close to 30,000 healthcare professionals, including all the retail pharmacies in South Africa, benefit from using MediSwitch for the electronic submission of claims. Hear why MediSwitch chose Oracle Database Appliance over other solutions and how simple, reliable and affordable it is to deploy, manage and maintain.


  • VIDEO PODCAST: Structuring a Business Justification for Oracle Exadata
    Oracle Exadata is an out-of-the-box, engineered solution for organizing all types of data for both OLTP and DW workloads with extreme performance, while simplifying management and reducing costs. The goal of this podcast is to help you quantify all of the benefits of an Oracle Exadata Database Machine so that you can structure the most complete purchase justification for your business.


  • Structuring a Business Justification for Oracle Exadata
    Oracle Exadata is an out-of-the-box, engineered solution for organizing all types of data for both OLTP and DW workloads with extreme performance, while simplifying management and reducing costs. The goal of this podcast is to help you quantify all of the benefits of an Oracle Exadata Database Machine so that you can structure the most complete purchase justification for your business.


  • The IOUG and Oracle OpenWorld 2013
    In this Oracle Database podcast, host Markus Weber is joined by Michelle Malcher, President, IOUG (Independent Oracle Users Group). They provide insights into what you can expect from attending OpenWorld 2013, and how you can learn from and network with many members of the IOUG. And don't miss out on the great user group sessions on Sunday, Sept. 22!


  • Suddenlink Secures Sensitive Data with Transparent Data Encryption and Privileged User Controls
    With a focus on protecting sensitive customer and employee data, Suddenlink discusses their use of Oracle Advanced Security with transparent data encryption and Oracle Database Vault to protect personally identifiable information in both HR and customer databases.


  • INPS Saves Time and Money while Increasing Performance with the Oracle Database Appliance
    During this podcast, hear from Graeme Hodgens of INPS about their experience with the Oracle Database Appliance.


  • Oracle Database 12c and Oracle Active Data Guard
    In this Oracle Database podcast series, host Markus Weber is joined by Joseph Meeks, Director of Product Management for Oracle Database High Availability Systems. With Oracle Database 12c being released, Joe discusses new features in Data Guard Active Data Guard, and gives a short use case comparison between Active Data Guard and Oracle GoldenGate.


  • iRacing.com Moves Ahead with the Oracle Database Appliance
    Hear from Dean Marsh of iRacing.com about how the Oracle Database Appliance decreased deployment time, saved money with capacity on demand licensing, and underpinned a highly available environment for their business critical applications.


  • An Introduction to Oracle Multitenant
    Patrick Wheeler, Sr. Director of Product Management, Oracle Database, joins host Markus Weber to give an overview of Oracle Multitenant, a new option available in Oracle Database 12c. Hear about different approaches to database consolidation, and how the new multitenant architecture simplifies consolidation. Patrick explains the concepts of the architecture, its benefits, and the most obvious use cases for Oracle Database customers.


  • Rabobank Uses Oracle Database Vault for Privileged Access Control
    Addressing international compliance requirements and protecting sensitive data from privileged database users are two key requirements for Rabobank. Hear how Niels Zegveld tackled these challenges using Oracle Database Vault, without impacting system performance or applications.