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DBA Security Superheroes: With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility
Michelle Malcher talks about the 2014 IOUG Enterprise Data Security Survey Report and confirms that we need DBA superheroes with the security knowledge to protect our organizations.
Posted: November 7, 2014, 4:00 pm
Encrypting, Redacting, and Masking at Epsilon using Oracle Database Security Solutions
Epsilon addresses their customer's sensitive application data requirements in production, development, and test databases, using Oracle Advanced Security, Oracle Data Masking and Subsetting.
Posted: November 5, 2014, 4:00 pm
Infinity Insurance Secures Sensitive Personally Identifiable Information with Oracle Advanced Security
The insurance industry maintains and processes a lot of sensitive data including Social Security, payment card, and driver's license numbers. Infinity secures this data with Oracle Advanced Security and addresses PCI DSS, SOX, and GLBA requirements.
Posted: October 17, 2014, 4:00 pm
Multitenant: Pulte Group Production Success Story
Brian Pawlik discusses Pulte Group's successful adoption of Oracle Multitenant with Oracle's Patrick Wheeler. Pulte's savings are $1.7 million in capital expenses and three man-months in operating expenses over the first year. Database provisioning is down from 16 hours to 90 minutes. Performance on Exadata is stunning. Migration was flawless and support from Oracle ACS was outstanding.
Posted: August 29, 2014, 4:00 pm
Automated Workload Management for Replicated Databases with Oracle Database 12c - Global Data Services
Nagesh Battula from the Oracle Database product management team provides an overview of Global Data Services, a revolutionary new high availability technology introduced with Oracle Database 12c. Hear how Global Data Services helps Active Data Guard and Oracle GoldenGate customers improve availability, performance and ROI with automated workload balancing, routing and service high-availability for geographically distributed, replicated Oracle databases.
Posted: July 14, 2014, 4:00 pm
MD Anderson Improves Patient Care and Cancer Treatment with Oracle Data Warehousing Solution
MD Anderson Cancer Center, part of The University of Texas, is a premier cancer research center whose goal is to eliminate cancer through outstanding programs that integrate patient care, research, and education. There is greater awareness that improving patient care and delivering innovating cancer treatment solutions requires bringing together phenotypic data (remove) and genotypic data and applying powerful bioinformatics to it. Using Oracle Exadata Database Machine for its data warehousing, data integration, and business intelligence needs, MD Anderson delivers real-time insights to healthcare practitioners while also lowering data latencies.
Posted: June 16, 2014, 4:00 pm
Securing Gas and Electric Utilities with Oracle Audit Vault and Database Firewall
Database administrator Chris Maxwell explains how the City of Medicine Hat uses Oracle Audit Vault and Database Firewall to protect their billing system web application and Microsoft SQL Server database.
Posted: June 11, 2014, 4:00 pm
Ask the Oracle Experts: Introduction to NoSQL
In this podcast learn about the origins and importance of NoSQL with Dave Segleau Director of Product Management for NoSQL.
Posted: June 5, 2014, 4:00 pm
Ask the Oracle Experts: Berkeley Database
Join Dave Segleau Director, Product Management, as he provides an overview of the Berkeley Database, how it integrates with the rest of the Oracle Database products, and why it is important.
Posted: June 5, 2014, 4:00 pm
Ask the Oracle Experts: A day in the life of a software developer
Join Erik Peterson General Manager of the Mexico Development Center as he discusses the skills needed to succeed as a software engineer. Erik provides valuable insight into the daily projects of software developers as well as what software developers at Oracle do for fun.
Posted: June 5, 2014, 4:00 pm
Ask the Oracle Experts: Database Security
Securing data has become a hot topic in today's day and age. Listen to Tyra Crockett and Roxana Bradescu as they discuss the latest in the exciting field of database security.
Posted: April 18, 2014, 4:00 pm
Ask the Oracle Experts: R Technologies
Big Data is very important in today's technology landscape. Join Mark Hornick as gives an insightful overview of Oracle's R Technologies.
Posted: April 18, 2014, 4:00 pm
NRMA deploys Oracle Database Appliance to ensure the availability of mission critical dispatch system
NRMA Applications Support Manager Ashok Sharma discusses NRMA's experience deploying Oracle Database Appliance to support a business critical application. Hear how NRMA benefited from Oracle Database Appliance integration of software, servers, storage and networking to deliver higher performance at lower cost in a high availability configuration. Based on this success NRMA is consolidating additional applications on Oracle Database Appliance.
Posted: April 18, 2014, 4:00 pm
Ask the Oracle Experts: APEX
Listen to David Peake as he provides an in-depth lecture on Oracle Applications Express. The Oracle Application Express is a useful tool to create applications with SQL and PL/SQL.
Posted: April 18, 2014, 4:00 pm
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.
Posted: February 27, 2014, 4:00 pm
Yahoo improves legacy storage performance with DirectNFS
Yahoo improves performance and increases bandwidth to legacy storage with Oracle Direct NFS.
Posted: February 20, 2014, 4:00 pm
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.
Posted: January 21, 2014, 4:00 pm
SQL Developer 4.0 is Here
Host Markus Weber is joined by Jeff Smith (, 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.
Posted: December 10, 2013, 4:00 pm
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.
Posted: December 10, 2013, 4:00 pm
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.
Posted: November 13, 2013, 4:00 pm
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.
Posted: September 30, 2013, 4:00 pm
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.
Posted: September 18, 2013, 4:00 pm
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.
Posted: September 6, 2013, 4:00 pm
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.
Posted: August 23, 2013, 4:00 pm
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.
Posted: August 6, 2013, 4:00 pm
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.
Posted: July 25, 2013, 4:00 pm
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.
Posted: July 25, 2013, 4:00 pm
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!
Posted: July 24, 2013, 8:00 pm
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.
Posted: July 19, 2013, 4:00 pm
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.
Posted: July 11, 2013, 4:00 pm
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.
Posted: July 10, 2013, 8:00 pm Moves Ahead with the Oracle Database Appliance
Hear from Dean Marsh of 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.
Posted: July 1, 2013, 8:00 pm
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.
Posted: June 25, 2013, 8:00 pm
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.
Posted: June 11, 2013, 4:00 pm
Why You Should Attend ODTUG KScope13
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!
Posted: May 1, 2013, 4:00 pm
Heidelberg Reduces Storage Consumption 50% with Oracle Advanced Compression
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.
Posted: April 5, 2013, 4:00 pm
IOUG President Discusses Collaborate 13
John Matelski, president of the Independent Oracle User Group (IOUG), discusses the highlights of COLLABORATE 13 in Denver,CO (April 7-11).
Posted: March 25, 2013, 4:00 pm
Starwood Hotels Transforms Business in Real-Time with Oracle Exadata
Listen as Arup Nanda from Starwood Hotels and Resorts describe how Oracle Exdata Database Machine transformed their business to deliver real-time market data and on-demand reports that allowed them to react quickly to changing market conditions while reducing IT infrastructure costs.
Posted: March 20, 2013, 4:00 pm
Verizon chooses Oracle TimesTen Over Home Grown Solution for Real-Time Fraud Detection
Verizon Wireless replaced its home grown fraud detection solution with Oracle TimesTen In-Memory Database creating a real-time architecture that offers high availability, disaster recovery, enterprise level support and tight integration with Oracle Enterprise Manager for automatic synchronization with their Oracle Database.
Posted: March 14, 2013, 4:00 pm
Radio Systems Supports Growing Global Business with Exadata
Listen to hear about how Radio Systems Corp deployed Oracle Exadata with Oracle E-Business Suite, Oracle Demantra Demand Management and Oracle iSupplier to create a high performance infrastructure supporting the company's aggressive growth targets.
Posted: January 17, 2013, 4:00 pm
Procter & Gamble Gain POS Insight for Better Decision Making
Listen to this podcast to find out how Procter & Gamble deployed Oracle Exadata to improve the performance of their data warehouse queries, reduce storage consumption, eliminate support overhead and concerns, and deliver better business insight to the company.
Posted: January 15, 2013, 4:00 pm
Enkitec Customers Integrate Hadoop and Oracle Exadata
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.
Posted: January 3, 2013, 5:00 pm
Bank of America Slashes Storage Footprint 50% With Oracle Advanced Compression
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.
Posted: December 28, 2012, 5:00 pm
T-Mobile Secures Enterprise Data with Defense-in-Depth Security for Oracle and non-Oracle Databases
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.
Posted: December 5, 2012, 5:00 pm
SquareTwo Financial Enables Compliance and Fast Growth with Oracle Database Security
SquareTwo Financial, a leader in the $100 billion asset recovery and management industry, enables fast growth and regulatory compliance with Oracle Database Security defense-in-depth solutions. Hear J-T Gaietto, manager of information security, discuss how they use Oracle Database Firewall, Oracle Data Masking, and Oracle Advanced Security.
Posted: December 5, 2012, 5:00 pm
Columbia University Secures PeopleSoft Financials with Oracle's Transparent Data Encryption
Columbia University, the oldest institution of higher learning in New York, protects sensitive data in Oracle's PeopleSoft Financials using Oracle Advanced Security with transparent data encryption. Hear, Nick Caragiulo, manager of database administration, discuss how Columbia helps address internal and regulatory requirements for encryption of data at rest and in motion.
Posted: December 4, 2012, 5:00 pm
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.
Posted: October 15, 2012, 4:00 pm
Piction talks about storing and tuning Unstructured Data and Multimedia in Oracle Database
Marcelle Kratochivil, Ace Director and CTO of Piction Digital Image systems talks about why Oracle Database is best for storing and handling unstructured data. Marcelle shares her experiences of working with unstructured data and the role Oracle Database has been able to provide in helping her customers meet storage, scalability and security requirements.
Posted: October 12, 2012, 4:00 pm
Nokia provides Oracle Spatial and Graph customers with integrated location and mapping capabilities.
Steve Lytle, Senior account executive at Nokia Location and Commerce, discusses Nokia and Oracle's long-term partnership, delivering mapping data for use with Oracle products.
Posted: October 12, 2012, 4:00 pm
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.
Posted: October 4, 2012, 4:00 pm
ADNOC Distribution Achieves 20x Performance Gain on Exadata
ADNOC Distribution markets and distributes petroleum services within the United Arab Emirates. ADNOC has streamlined data transactions and increased system performance by 50& through an upgrade to Oracle Exadata Database Machine.
Posted: September 26, 2012, 4:00 pm
Oracle Exadata and the Agile, High Performance Organization
Dr. Mark Gold of Accenture discusses Oracle Exadata Database Machine's capacity to transform an infrastructure and help organization's achieve Extreme Performance through an agile or cloud based data center.
Posted: September 26, 2012, 4:00 pm
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!
Posted: August 17, 2012, 8:00 pm
Pennsylvania government improves family life quality with Oracle Database 11g, Exadata and Microsoft .NET
The Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare houses and administer services that provide care and support to Pennsylvania's most vulnerable citizens. Tune in, as David Frye, IT manager at the agency, discusses how running Microsoft .NET applications on Oracle Database 11g and Oracle Exadata have provided high-performing and simplified solutions for managing their IT systems.
Posted: August 7, 2012, 4:00 pm
Infocrossing, a WIPRO company provides Oracle Database experts to manage daily IT operations for its customers.
Infocrossing, senior DBA, David Fitzjarrell, describes Oracle Database best practices for high availability and the challenges managing remote data centers to protect his customers single most important asset - their data.
Posted: July 20, 2012, 4:00 pm
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.
Posted: July 9, 2012, 4:00 pm
Land O'Lakes reduces storage footprint by 50% with Oracle Advanced Compression
Land O'Lakes senior DBA, Joe Cornell, describes the circumstances that lead to their deployment of Oracle Advanced Compression in their OBIEE environment which improved general ledger query performance up to 14 times faster and reduced their overall storage footprint by 50% with zero impact on their users.
Posted: June 13, 2012, 10:00 pm
Dell Consolidates and Saves with Oracle Real Application Clusters
Sreekanth Chintala, Database Strategist at Dell Corporation shares his experiences using Oracle Real Application Clusters to consolidate over 1,200 database servers in Dell's data center.
Posted: May 8, 2012, 6:00 pm
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.
Posted: May 2, 2012, 4:00 pm
Get Ready for ODTUG's June 24-28 Kscope12!
ODTUG VP, Monty Latiolais gives an overview of what to expect at this year's Oracle Development Tools User Group Conference Kscope12 in San Antonio this June 24-28th.
Posted: April 25, 2012, 4:00 pm
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.
Posted: April 13, 2012, 4:00 pm
Novation Improves Scalability and Performance 41x with Oracle Exadata
Posted: April 3, 2012, 4:00 pm
Oracle and Cloudera working together on Big Data
Posted: March 29, 2012, 4:00 pm
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)
Posted: February 17, 2012, 8:00 pm
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.
Posted: February 8, 2012, 12:00 pm
Waters Corporation meets its scalability, performance requirements with ODP.NET and Oracle Database 11g on Windows
Waters Corporation, a world leader in developing innovative, analytical scientific instruments, discusses their use of Oracle Data Provider for .NET (ODP.NET) and Oracle Database 11g on Windows to develop a new scientific data management system, UNIFI. Iosif Igna, Technical Architect at Waters, explains how UNIFI met its design goal to store 10+ million items with flexibility to scale from one to 1000 users, while reaching project performance service levels.
Posted: February 6, 2012, 4:00 pm
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.
Posted: February 3, 2012, 2:00 am
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.
Posted: January 18, 2012, 8:00 pm
Nextgen deploys Oracle Database Appliance in 2 1/2 hours
Nextgen John Walters chose the Oracle Database Appliance in part for its pay-as-you-grow software licensing model, which offers flexible scalability.
Posted: January 9, 2012, 7:00 pm
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.
Posted: December 28, 2011, 7:00 pm
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.
Posted: December 13, 2011, 7:00 pm
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.
Posted: December 8, 2011, 5:00 pm
Lower the cost of a database migration project and simplify efforts with Oracle SQL Developer
Learn how a Major Financial Institution used Oracle SQL Developer for their migration project. Shridhar Dave, a Senior DBA shares his experience with how Oracle SQL Developer helped covert code 10X faster, reduce resources with multi-DBMS knowledge and simplify their entire migration process to Oracle Database 11g.
Posted: December 2, 2011, 8:00 pm
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.
Posted: November 15, 2011, 8:00 pm
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.
Posted: November 9, 2011, 8:00 pm
Cornell University Reduces Access to Sensitive Data with Oracle Data Masking
Wanting to ensure that 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.
Posted: November 1, 2011, 4:00 pm
The i-Engineers discuss a cutting edge, health solution using the DICOM support feature in Oracle Database 11g
Peter Summermatter, CEO and founder of TiE, the i-Engineers from Zurich, Switzerland, drops by the OTN lounge at Oracle Open World 2011.
Posted: October 26, 2011, 4:00 pm
Netretail Holding: Developing and operating an e-retail enterprise using PHP and Oracle Database 11g
Hear how Netretail Holding built an e-retail enterprise with Oracle Database 11g and the successes they've achieved.
Posted: October 25, 2011, 4:00 pm
IQNavigator Uses Oracle Exadata to Power its SaaS Platform and Provide Real-Time Reporting Services
Tune in to hear John Martin, COO of IQNavigator discuss how Oracle Exadata has enabled real-time reporting and improved performance and scalability for the company's SaaS platform.
Posted: October 17, 2011, 4:00 pm
MetLife's Oracle Active Data Guard Implementation story
Asha Santosh, Lead DBA at Metlife discusses their implementation experience with Oracle Database Active Data Guard. Hear from her on tips and tricks, surprises encountered, and finally ROI on the implementation.
Posted: October 14, 2011, 4:00 pm
Time Warner Cable deploys Enterprise GIS system with Oracle Spatial
Learn how Chris Nelson, Senior GIS Manager with Time Warner Cable and Oracle Partner, Immco's VP of Sales, Murali Balakrisnan developed the "Map-Zilla" project - an enterprise GIS solution, built on Oracle Spatial and Mapviewer 11g. Hear why Time Warner chose industry leading Oracle Spatial technologies.
Posted: October 2, 2011, 1:00 am
Oracle OpenWorld 2011 with IOUG President Andy Flower
President of the Independent Oracle Users Group (IOUG) - Andy Flower shares their plans for Oracle OpenWorld 2011.
Posted: August 25, 2011, 7:00 pm
An Independent View on Real World Performance
Peter Tran, Senior Performance Lead with PROS Revenue Management shares his thoughts and experiences from the IOUG's Real World Performance Day.
Posted: August 22, 2011, 2:00 pm
Cost-Effective Data Growth With Oracle Exadata Storage Expansion Rack
Customers with large, mission-critical databases need a scalable, cost effective way to store massive amounts of data but they also need extreme performance for accessing that data. Learn from Ron Weiss, Director of Product Management at Oracle how Oracle's new Exadata Storage Expansion Rack creates a new, economical way to add extreme performance storage servers to an Oracle Exadata Database Machine.
Posted: August 16, 2011, 4:00 pm
iHASMD use Oracle Database 11g to improve patient care with new tele-health solution
Sometimes you just have to visit the hospital or doctor's office for a medical appointment. But often, moving care into the home using the right telehealth solution will generate a better outcome at lower cost. Listen to John Donnellan and Dr Michael Miller if iHASMD describe their solution, why it embeds Oracle Database 11g and how telehealth can help not just individual patients, but the entire healthcare delivery system.
Posted: August 5, 2011, 5:00 pm
Oracle Premier Support helps Database Customers meet Service Level Objectives
Tune in to hear how Oracle Premier Support provides personalized, predictive and proactive services to maximize the performance, availability and security for Oracle Database 11g users.
Posted: July 20, 2011, 7:00 pm
Pulse Networks meet real-time SLAs with Oracle Database 11g and Oracle TimesTen In-Memory Database
Ever wonder what happens behind the scenes as carriers route calls to and from your cell phone and landlines? Jay Kunrathnam, COO at Pulse Networks, explains how their solutions help service providers find the lowest cost connections for calls, saving their customers as much as $1M per month. Jay also covers why their solution embeds both Oracle Database and Oracle TimesTen to meet their complex realtime needs.
Posted: July 5, 2011, 4:00 pm
Polk Delivers High-Value Insights to Customers with Oracle Exadata
Polk, the premier provider of automotive information and marketing solutions, implemented a state-of-the-art BI and data warehousing solution with Oracle Exadata. Learn why Polk selected Oracle and how it is using Oracle Exadata and Oracle Business Intelligence 11g to deliver high-value insights to their customers.
Posted: June 21, 2011, 4:00 pm
Zebra Technologies Runs Oracle Applications on Oracle Database 11g
Jeffrey Hand, IT Director at Zebra Technologies discusses how running Oracle E-Business Suite and Oracle Siebel applications on Oracle Database 11g has provided a cost-effective and simplified solution for managing their IT systems.
Posted: June 16, 2011, 6:00 pm
MorphoTrak Improves Quality of Service with Oracle Active Data Guard
Aris Prassinos, Chief Engineer, MorphoTrak discusses how Oracle Active Data Guard lowers costs and enhances quality of service for their customers' IT Systems by offloading resource-intensive activities from their production database to standby databases.
Posted: June 1, 2011, 6:00 pm
Accanto Systems identify and predict phone network problems using Oracle Database 11g
When callers have a problem with their mobile phones, they tell their friends. Find out what goes on behind the scenes of your calls as Paolo Trevisan explains how Accanto Systems uses Oracle Database 11g to identify and even predict network issues. This helps service providers deliver improved quality of service while reducing costs.
Posted: May 26, 2011, 8:00 pm
ODTUG President Discusses Kscope 2011
Mike Riley, President of the Oracle Development Tools User Group (ODTUG) discusses what's in store for Oracle developers and architects at Kscope11 in Long Beach California (June 26-30).
Posted: May 24, 2011, 8:00 pm
Educational Testing Service (ETS) Puts Oracle Advanced Security to the Test
ETS is a global leader in creating, managing, and evaluating over 50 million assessment tests in 180 countries including the GRE test and the College Board's SAT test. Recognizing the importance of protecting customer data privacy and integrity, ETS implemented a broad program to safeguard the personally identifiable information (PII) it collects and comply with regulatory requirements. Learn how ETS uses Oracle Advanced Security with Transparent Data Encryption (TDE) to protect this data at the source - their Oracle databases.
Posted: May 19, 2011, 7:00 pm
Keeping it Simple: Upgrading to Oracle Database 11g
Jeff Branan, Database Architect at TDS, shares the simplicity of their upgrade from Oracle Database 10g to Oracle Database 11g and Real Application Clusters.
Posted: May 10, 2011, 7:00 pm
Enkitec Improves Performance, Scalability, and Management of Hosted IT Services Environment with Oracle Exadata
Enkitec is an IT consulting firm and Oracle Partner. It provides complex database services, business intelligence, and data warehousing, customer application development, and managed IT services, with a strong presence in the utilities, energy, healthcare, and oil and gas sectors. During the past two the company has established a reputation for its leading expertise on the Oracle Exadata platform.
Posted: May 3, 2011, 5:00 pm
TVS Motor Company runs SAP on Oracle Database 11g
Mr. T. G. Dhandapani, Group CIO at TVS Motor Company, in India discusses how their SAP applications rely on Oracle Database 11g Release 2, Oracle Advanced Compression, and more.
Posted: April 21, 2011, 5:00 pm
Arieso optimize phone network performance using Oracle Database 11g
We've all suffered from dropped calls or lost data connections on smart phones. But how do the networks figure out the problem? Hear Arieso describe their solution, built on Oracle Database 11g, that can pinpoint the exact coffee shop where issues arise.
Posted: April 14, 2011, 5:00 pm
DBA Advice from Author and Oracle DBA, Michelle Malcher
Michelle Malcher, time-served database administrator and author, offers advice for SQL Server DBA's switching to Oracle Database 11g.
Posted: March 31, 2011, 2:00 pm
VIDEO PODCAST - America's Cup-Winning Trimaran Arrives in San Francisco
After a long trip via the Panama Canal, the trimaran, USA 17, that won the 33rd America's Cup has arrived in San Francisco (home of ORACLE Racing and 34th America's Cup). Join Ian "Fresh" Burns, design coordinator for ORACLE Racing in a close and personal look at USA 17, and some of the database technology behind it. John Brust of Oracle hosts.
Posted: March 24, 2011, 9:00 pm
America's Cup-Winning Trimaran Arrives in San Francisco
After a long trip via the Panama Canal, the trimaran, USA 17, that won the 33rd America's Cup has arrived in San Francisco (home of ORACLE Racing and 34th America's Cup). Join Ian "Fresh" Burns, design coordinator for ORACLE Racing in a close and personal look at USA 17, and some of the database technology behind it. John Brust of Oracle hosts.
Posted: March 24, 2011, 9:00 pm
athenahealth, Inc. Protects Critical Databases with Oracle Active Data Guard
Paul Beltrani, Director of Systems with athenahealth, Inc, talks about their cloud-based solution for managing patient communication, electronic health records and more. Paul also discusses the need for the highest availability of its services and how Oracle Active Data Guard helps them reach these goals and make better use of standby databases.
Posted: March 18, 2011, 6:00 am
IOUG President on Collaborate 11 Priorities and Real World Performance Tour Success
Andy Flower, President of the Independent Oracle Users Group (IOUG), discusses plans for COLLABORATE 11 and what folks can expect when the Real World Performance Tour rolls to their town.
Posted: March 10, 2011, 6:00 pm
Hotwire Competes with Innovative Analysis Using Oracle Exadata
Kolin Ohi, Business Intelligence Architect at Hotwire, discusses how Oracle Exadata has enabled Hotwire to be more innovative in its data use, giving Hotwire significant advantage in the highly competitive discount travel industry.
Posted: February 16, 2011, 6:00 pm
Real World Performance Day Master Class
Tom Kyte, Oracle performance specialist and Host of 'AskTom.Oracle.Com' tells us what's in store at The IOUG's Real World Performance Day.
Posted: February 3, 2011, 11:00 pm
America's Cup comes to San Francisco
Ian "Fresh" Burns, member of the winning team of the 33rd America's Cup and design coordinator for Oracle Racing, discusses the recently selected San Francisco location for the next America's Cup, the new sailboats, and how they plan to use technology to keep America's Cup in the Bay.
Posted: January 31, 2011, 6:00 pm
Targetbase Enhances its Client Services with Oracle Exadata
Targetbase helps brands capture, analyze, interpret, and take action on consumer data. CTO Ed Forman discusses how Targetbase is using Oracle Exadata to improve query performance, store data more efficiently and extend support of mixed workload requirements - which is helping it to provide enhanced marketing services to its clients.
Posted: January 25, 2011, 8:00 pm
Discover Financial Services Relies on Oracle Active Data Guard
Marvin Melville discusses how Oracle Active Data Guard with Oracle Database 11g allows Discover Financial Services, Inc. to increase ROI of existing disaster recovery hardware, while increasing the performance for reporting and queries.
Posted: January 13, 2011, 8:00 pm
Using Oracle Database 11g for DICOM Medical Image Management
Attend this podcast to learn how IBIS uses Oracle Database 11g as the foundation of an enterprise data management system that provides direct and immediate access to and control over DICOM clinical image data. Guest speaker Tony O'Sullivan, VP of Operations at IBIS, discusses the benefits achieved by deploying this solution at leading pharmaceutical companies.
Posted: January 6, 2011, 6:00 pm
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine Addresses State Breach Notification Laws with Oracle Advanced Security
The Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM) is one of the oldest and largest osteopathic medical schools in the United States, with over 2200 students enrolled in PCOM's medical programs. In this podcast, Karen Zarinsky, MIS Security Administrator, explains how Oracle Advanced Security provides a cost efficient and fast solution for encrypting student and employee personally identifiable information stored in their SunGard Banner application to comply with Pennsylvania's data breach Laws.
Posted: December 9, 2010, 6:00 pm
Berkeley DB helps Adaptive Mobile secure your cell phone from cyber attack
Cellphones are an attractive target for viruses, spam, phishing, even bullying. Adaptive Mobile sell security solutions to service providers to help them protect both consumers and enterprises from attack. Simeon Coney talks about the threats and how Adaptive Mobile use Berkeley DB to shorten time to market and deliver a solution that can handle 50,000+ transactions per second in real-time.
Posted: December 8, 2010, 6:00 pm
Turkcell Achieves Up to 400x Performance Improvement for its 100 TB Data Warehouse with Oracle Exadata
Turkcell, the third largest mobile network in Europe runs its 100 TB data warehouse on Oracle Exadata. Learn from Ferhat Sengonul, Senior Database Administrator at Turkcell, how Oracle Exadata is able to deliver extreme performance for its multi-terabyte scale data warehouse, allowing Turkcell to strengthen its competitive position.
Posted: November 18, 2010, 6:00 pm
BNP Paribas Cuts Data Warehouse Size And Improves Manageability, Performance with Oracle Exadata
Jim Duffy, Senior Data Warehouse Architect at BNP Paribas, one of the largest global banking and financial services groups in the world, discusses how BNP Paribas cut the size of its database in half with Oracle Exadata, resulting in better manageability and 17x better performance.
Posted: November 9, 2010, 10:00 pm
UnboundID rely on Oracle Berkeley DB
UnboundID provide identity management technology for service providers who have extremely demanding environments with hundreds of millions of customers and tens of thousands of transactions that must complete in under 2 milliseconds. They rely on Oracle Berkeley DB to help meet those needs. Listen to CEO Steve Shoaff talk about UnboundID business and why they chose Oracle Berkeley DB. Steve also talks about the support from Oracle that enables UnboundID to provide service guarantees to their customers.
Posted: November 4, 2010, 6:00 pm
Introducing Oracle Exadata Database Machine X2-8
The introduction of Oracle Exadata Database Machine X2-8 extends the family of Orace Exadata Database Machines, offering customers an ideal consolidation platform for very large OLTP and data warehousing applications. Learn from Ron Weiss, Director of Product Management at Oracle, about Oracle's new product announcement and how customers can experience extreme performance for both high capacity data warehousing and OLTP workloads.
Posted: October 15, 2010, 6:00 am
TransUnion Interactive Addresses PCI Requirements with Oracle Advanced Security
TransUnion Interactive, Inc. is the consumer subsidiary of TransUnion, a global leader in credit and information management, which maintains credit histories on an estimated 500 million consumers across the globe. In this podcast, Ramdas Kenjale, Sr. Manager of Database and Infrastructure, discusses how Oracle Advanced Security with Transparent Data Encryption for Oracle Database 11g helped TransUnion Interactive meet Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standards (DSS) requirements and raise the bar on data security in just a few weeks.
Posted: October 7, 2010, 8:00 pm
Screen-Scraper Integrated with Oracle Secure Enterprise Search
Oracle partner describes the integration of their technology with Oracle Secure Enterprise Search, and how it benefits customers by simplifying extraction of data from websites, implementing comparison shopping sites, performing market research, and more.
Posted: September 29, 2010, 8:00 pm
LinkShare Migrates to Oracle Exadata for Fast, Real-Time Data Analysis
LinkShare, an online affiliate marketing network, helps a wide range of Fortune 500 companies including Macys, AT&T and WalMart design and execute effective online marketing strategies. COO Jonathan Levine discusses how LinkShare is using Oracle Exadata to change the way it conducts its business.
Posted: September 15, 2010, 8:00 pm
Migrating from Sybase to Oracle Database 11g - Customer Strategies and Success
Lance Knowlton, Oracle VP of Platform Migrations discusses strategies for migrating customers from Sybase to Oracle Database 11g.
Posted: August 26, 2010, 8:00 pm
Immco Implements Cable Asset Management with Oracle Spatial
Learn how Immco uses Oracle Spatial 11g and Oracle MapViewer 11g to provide an innovative GIS application for cable TV and broadband network asset management and decision support.
Posted: August 16, 2010, 8:00 pm
TIM w.e. Improves Performance and Scalability with Oracle Exadata
Paulo Salgado, CTO and COO of TIMw.e., a leading interactive marketing and sales company specialized in the mobile and digital channels, discusses how TIMw.e has improved query performance to support real near-time decision making with Oracle Exadata.
Posted: August 5, 2010, 5:00 pm
CARFAX improves performance with Oracle Database 11g.
CARFAX has the most comprehensive 'vehicle history' database for used cars available in North America. And it achieves faster performance, higher availability, and improved scalability with Oracle Database 11g. Join us for a conversation with Daniel Smith, Senior DBA for CARFAX.
Posted: August 2, 2010, 8:00 pm
OnStar - Driving Success with Oracle Spatial
Attend this podcast to learn how OnStar by GM leverages Oracle Spatial 11g as the geospatial data management foundation of their system to support high volumes of requests daily from the millions of motorists that OnStar serves.
Posted: July 22, 2010, 8:00 pm
IOUG President on Oracle Openworld 2010 Priorities and Beyond
Andy Flower, incoming President of the International Oracle Users Group (IOUG) discusses their plans for Oracle Openworld 2010 and beyond.
Posted: July 14, 2010, 8:00 pm
Liberty AV Solutions CRM built with APEX
Listen to this podcast to find out how a specialty cable manufacturer has built its own CRM application using Oracle Application Express (APEX), a database application development tool included with every edition of Oracle Database 11g. Gary Clark, CIO of Liberty AV Solutions, describes how the company leveraged APEX rapidly and easily to develop a Web-based application for handling interactions with Liberty's customers.
Posted: June 18, 2010, 3:00 am
Ross Stores Improves Information Security with Oracle Database Security Solutions
Ross Stores, a Fortune 500 company, and the nation's second largest off-price retailer turned to Oracle Advanced Security and Database Vault to protect personally identifiable information in their HR and Finance applications, and outsource database application administration with confidence. In this podcast, Himanshu Parikh, Sr. Director Enterprise Architecture and Engineering at Ross Stores shares his experience.
Posted: June 3, 2010, 11:00 pm
Loyalty Partner Solutions Improves Performance and Scalability with Oracle Exadata
Eric Nagel, Team Leader for Business Intelligence at Loyalty Partner Solutions, discusses how Oracle Exadata has helped Loyalty Partner Solutions differentiate itself through improved performance and scalability.
Posted: May 27, 2010, 8:00 pm
ODTUG President Discusses Kaleidoscope 2010
Mike Riley, President of the Oracle Development Tools User Group discusses Kaleidoscope 2010 coming up in Washington, DC.
Posted: May 20, 2010, 8:00 pm
Easy Migration to Oracle Database 11g
Many organizations are saving cost and maximizing the use of IT resources by consolidating their enterprise databases. Find out from Oracle expert Barry McGillin how Oracle SQL Developer offers tools to greatly simplify migration of data from Microsoft, IBM, Sybase and other databases to Oracle Database 11g.
Posted: May 13, 2010, 8:00 pm
Sharp HealthCare Reduces Storage Costs with Oracle Advanced Compression
Sharp HealthCare is a not-for-profit integrated regional health care delivery system based in San Diego, California. Sharp HealthCare's Data Warehouse is a vital part of their Information System's infrastructure and runs on Oracle. Implementing Advanced Compression with Oracle Database 11g significantly reduced Sharp HealthCare's storage requirements and improved query performance.
Posted: May 6, 2010, 8:00 pm
All That Glitters: AngloGold Ashanti and Oracle Spatial 11g
Attend this podcast to learn how AngloGold Ashanti, one of the world's largest mining companies, is making innovative use of Oracle Spatial 11g and Oracle Spatial's GeoRaster feature as part of their spatial data infrastructure, to manage and provide visual access to large amounts of complex data.
Posted: April 29, 2010, 7:00 pm
Oracle Introduces Oracle Communications Data Model
To help communications service providers (CSPs) manage the explosive growth in data volumes driven by evolving customer demands, technology changes, and the rise of new business models in the last decade, Oracle introduced the Oracle Communications Data Model, a standards-based data model for Oracle Database. Learn from Tony Velcich, from Oracle's Communications Product Management team, about Oracle's new product and how communications service providers (CSPs) can jumpstart data warehouse and business intelligence initiatives to realize a fast return on investment by reducing implementation time and costs.
Posted: April 14, 2010, 7:00 pm
Envista Coordinates Infrastructure Projects with Oracle Spatial 11g
Learn how Envista uses Oracle Database 11g with Oracle Spatial to provide an innovative Web-based solution enabling the coordination of infrastructure projects among utility, telecommunications and local government public works organizations.
Posted: April 6, 2010, 9:00 pm
Dell Perot Systems Relies on Oracle In-Memory Database Cache
Bill Binko discusses how Oracle In-Memory Database Cache allows them to cut query response times by 10x, while providing the scalability and availability benefits that their customers require.
Posted: March 26, 2010, 6:00 pm
Oracle saves with Oracle Database 11g and Advanced Compression
Oracle Corporation runs a centralized eBusiness Suite system on Oracle Database 11g for all its employees around the globe. This clustered Global Single Instance (GSI) has scaled seamlessly with many acquisitions over the years, doubling the number of employees since 2001 and supporting around 100,000 employees today, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week around the world. Join us to hear from Raji Mani, IT Director for Oracle's PDIT Group, on how Oracle Database 11g and Advanced Compression is helping to save big on storage costs.
Posted: March 18, 2010, 10:00 pm
Oracle Database 11g helps BMW ORACLE Racing win America's Cup
Ian "Fresh" Burns, design coordinator for the trimaran of BMW ORACLE Racing, discusses how technology helped bring back the America's Cup.
Posted: March 8, 2010, 7:00 pm
Bentley Systems Leverages 3D Capabilities of Oracle Spatial 11g
In this podcast, learn how Bentley Systems uses Oracle Spatial 11g in its Map and PowerMap products to manage 3D data in city government and other customer environments. Bentley's products are widely used by customers such as City of Prague that manage large Oracle Spatial databases for GIS and related applications including urban planning, city modeling and infrastructure management.
Posted: February 22, 2010, 9:00 pm
Oracle SQL Developer Release 2.1 Further Increases Productivity
Customers can increase developer productivity and simplify application development cycles using Oracle SQL Developer 2.1 - the latest release of the popular development and migration tool that comes with every Oracle Database. This latest release introduces two new key capabilities - PL/SQL Unit Testing and Data Modeler Viewer - in addition to a slew of other enhancements. Sue Harper, the Oracle product manager for SQL Developer, discusses these new features.
Posted: February 17, 2010, 9:00 pm
State of Connecticut runs Peoplesoft on Oracle Database 11g and RAC
Jim Shumway and Angelo Romano discuss why Oracle Real Application Clusters was the ideal platform to scale the State of Connecticut's Core-CT systems for all their employees and agencies.
Posted: February 5, 2010, 6:00 pm
Oracle ACE Director Charles Kim discusses the Oracle Data Guard 11g Handbook
Oracle ACE Director and co-author of the "Oracle Data Guard 11g Handbook" - Charles Kim - discusses best practices and experiences using Oracle Data Guard.
Posted: February 1, 2010, 6:00 pm
Exor Manages Infrastructure Assets with Oracle Database 11g
Oracle implementation expert Steven Feldman discusses how Exor - the world's leading provider of highways software - uses Oracle Application Express and Oracle Spatial to deliver integrated road management systems.
Posted: January 21, 2010, 10:30 pm
Georgian College upgrades to Oracle Database 11g and Real Application Clusters
After experiencing unacceptable performance issues during registration periods, Georgian College upgraded their Peoplesoft applications to Linux servers in conjunction with Oracle Database 11g and RAC and ASM technologies. The result was an immediate performance boost along with the high availability and scalability needed to manage a growing student body. Join us to hear from their CIO.Senior DBA.
Posted: January 8, 2010, 10:30 pm
Buenos Aires City Government Migrates to Oracle Database 11g
Agencia Gubernamental de Control, Buenos Aires City Government migrates to Oracle Database 11g to support operations of disparate city departments. Today, around 250,000 data activities are managed by the Sistema de Habilitaciones Comerciales (Commerce Enablement System) to promote and create new business entities in Buenos Aires. Hear from the manager of IT systems on what’s working.
Posted: January 4, 2010, 4:00 am
M-Tel Improves Query Performance with the Oracle Exadata Storage Server
M-Tel is the GSM market leader in Bulgaria and one of the most successful mobile operators in Europe. Listen to Mihail Kalachev, Senior DBA at M-Tel discuss how M-Tel has improved query performance by up to 72x with the Oracle Exadata Storage.
Posted: December 8, 2009, 8:00 pm
Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation Saves Money with Oracle Application Express
Vojin Janjic, TDEC Division of Water Pollution Control (WPC), and David Brewer, TDEC Information Systems, discuss how they were able to save nearly $1 million using Oracle Application Express.
Posted: December 1, 2009, 7:30 pm
Oracle Releases Oracle Berkeley DB 4.8
Marie-Anne Neimat (Vice President, Oracle Embedded Database Technologies Group) and Gregory Burd (Senior Product Manager, Oracle Berkeley DB) review the new features of Oracle Berkeley DB version 4.8. This release of Berkeley DB delivers significant performance and multi-processor scalability improvements, table partitioning, a new C# API, C++ standard template library (STL) integration and improved failure handling for multi-threaded applications. These features enhance and extend Berkeley DB in the embedded database market where a zero-administration, small-footprint, transactional database engine is the right choice for fast, local, reliable persistence of unstructured data.
Posted: November 15, 2009, 7:30 pm
EMC Saves $3 Million by Consolidating on Oracle Database 11g
Cost efficiency is of paramount concern to EMC. Oracle Database 11g enabled EMC to optimize energy efficiency as well as data center resources, which have translated to $3 million in savings to date. Join us to hear how they have been able to do this and what’s next for EMC.
Posted: November 11, 2009, 10:00 pm
2009 IOUG Data Security Report: Perspectives from Ian Abramson
Despite the unrelenting stream of data breaches reported by companies and public sector organizations, the uncertain economic climate has put a damper on data security budgets, and organizations have made little progress safeguarding their data according to the results of the new 2009 IOUG Data Security Report just completed in September. In this podcast, Ian Abramson, president of the IOUG provides his perspectives on the study and the industry-wide need for strengthening data security.
Posted: October 31, 2009, 4:00 am
Agenor Technologies Develops Fast, Secure, and Scalable Applications for Oracle Database 11g with Application Express
Andy Smith, founder and CEO of Agenor Technologies, a developer of web-based SaaS implementation software, discusses why Agenor selected Oracle Database 11g as the platform for its ICEflo product offering.
Posted: October 28, 2009, 4:00 am
Extreme Performance for Data Warehouses
The Oracle Database Machine Oracle transformed the data warehousing industry. Now, with the introduction of Exadata V2, Oracle is building on that success to deliver even faster performance and the flexibility to consolidate data warehousing and OLTP workloads on the same machine. In this podcast, Ray Roccaforte, the Vice President responsible for developing Oracle’s data warehousing solutions, discusses how Oracle Exadata and Oracle Database 11g Release 2 enable customers to easily deploy and scale an Oracle data warehouse and deliver the best cost/performance.
Posted: October 20, 2009, 4:00 am
Lexmark migrates from large SMP boxes to grid-based Linux
Lexmark International, Inc., a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of printing and imaging solutions, saves costs by migrating from large SMP UNIX servers to an Oracle Database 11g Linux grid for their Siebel CRM applications.
Posted: October 15, 2009, 10:00 pm
Oracle Exadata V2: The World's First OLTP Database Machine
With Larry Ellison's recent announcement of Exadata V2 and the Sun Oracle Database Machine, Oracle is extending its success with Exadata V1 to include OLTP workloads. Learn from Juan Loaiza, Senior VP of Systems Technology at Oracle, about Oracle’s new product announcement and how customers can experience extreme performance for both data warehousing and OLTP workloads.
Posted: October 7, 2009, 6:00 am
Best Practices for Upgrading to Oracle Database 11g
Roger Snowden from Oracle Customer Support Database Center of Excellence discusses best practices and resources available to help reduce the time, cost, and risks associated with upgrading to Oracle Database 11g.
Posted: September 17, 2009, 5:00 am
Tom Kyte’s thoughts on Oracle Database 11g Release 2
Tom Kyte, well known Oracle expert and Host of ‘AskTom.Oracle.Com’ shares his thoughts on Oracle Database 11g Release 2.
Posted: September 11, 2009, 7:00 am
IOUG President Discusses Oracle Database 11g Release 2
Ian Abramson, President of the International Oracle Users Group discusses Oracle Database 11g Release 2.
Posted: September 1, 2009, 10:00 pm
UK's Ministry of Justice Upgrades to Oracle Database 11g
David Reid, from Oracle Certified Advantage Partner Beyond, discusses the benefits of upgrading to Oracle Database 11g at the UK's Ministry of Justice.
Posted: August 26, 2009, 8:00 pm
Using DICOM in Oracle Database 11g to Manage Healthcare Records
Attend this podcast to learn how the i-engineers have DICOM-enabled patient health records using the MultiMedia feature of Oracle Database 11g in their health-engine content management system. Guest speaker Roger Tanner, the i-engineers’ Project Manager, discusses the benefits achieved by deploying this solution in Spital Netz Bern, a network of Swiss regional hospitals.
Posted: August 21, 2009, 8:00 pm
Oracle Database Widens Manageability Lead!
Tune into this Oracle Enterprise Manager podcast to hear the latest results from two recent Edison Group studies, revealing how Oracle Database 11g significantly outperforms Microsoft and IBM in database manageability.
Posted: August 17, 2009, 8:00 pm
Athens International Airport relies on Oracle Database 11g
Thanks to its advantageous geographical location, state-of-the-art technological infrastructure and high level of services, Athens International Airport has earned international recognition and the trust of air travelers. Today, it constitutes the largest hub of air travel in southeastern Europe. Join us to hear about how Oracle Database 11g and Real Application Clusters has helped Athens International Airport exceeds its IT goals.
Posted: August 10, 2009, 2:00 am
US Marine Corps Simplifies Data Modeling with the Oracle SQL Developer Data Modeler
Maggie Tompkins, Civilian Marian with the United States Marine Corps, discusses how the US Marine Corps has been able to simplify data modeling with the new easy-to-use Oracle SQL Developer Data Modeler.
Posted: July 31, 2009, 9:00 pm
Southwest Airlines runs on Oracle Real Application Clusters
In 2001, Southwest Airlines, North America's leading low-fare carrier, adopted Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC) for its first application. Today, it runs over 200 applications on Oracle RAC from data warehousing to OLTP and from its homegrown applications to its SAP applications. Join us to learn about how Oracle Database helps Southwest Airlines meet its IT requirements hence providing the highest quality of service for its customers.
Posted: July 16, 2009, 9:00 pm
Wellcome Trust Sanger Scales its Multi-Terabyte Data Archive with Oracle
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute (WTSI) is the leading global genome research institute and is driving the 1000 Genomes Project, an international research consortium formed to create the most details picture of human genetic variation available to date. Learn from Karen Ambrose from the WTSI Database Administration Team, why WTSI selected Oracle Database 11g for its 70+ terabyte data archive, which continues to grow by 4-10 terabytes per week.
Posted: July 8, 2009, 9:00 pm
EPCOR Integrates Spatial Data into Utility Work Management
In this podcast, learn how EPCOR uses Oracle Spatial-based software from Oracle partner eSpatial to integrate geospatial data into its water utility work management system and provide real-time support to mobile field workers. EPCOR recently won the Oracle Spatial Integrated Enterprise Excellence award at this year's Oracle Spatial User Conference.
Posted: July 1, 2009, 6:00 pm
Where2GetIt Leverages Location with Oracle Spatial 11g
Attend this podcast to learn how Where2GetIt uses Oracle Spatial 11g to support its customers with store location and routing capabilities and other location-related services. Guest speaker Jon Scarbrough, VP Technology, at Where2GetIt, outlines the key role played by Oracle Spatial 11g in the company's solutions and the resulting business benefits it delivers.
Posted: June 12, 2009, 8:00 pm
Pirelli Tyres Runs its SAP Applications on Oracle Real Application Clusters
Find out why Pirelli Tyres consolidated its SAP applications on Oracle Real Application Clusters to meet its availability, performance, and scalability requirements.
Posted: June 3, 2009, 7:00 pm
Oracle Introduces Oracle Retail Data Model to Enable Insight-Driven Retail Intelligence
To help retailers accelerate their design and implementation of an enterprise data warehouse, Oracle introduced the Oracle Retail Data Model, a standards-based data model for Oracle Database. Learn from Don Rome from Oracle's Retail Product Strategy Group, about Oracle's new product announcement and how retailers can jumpstart data warehouse and business intelligence initiatives helping retail organizations realize a fast return on investment by reducing implementation time and costs.
Posted: May 27, 2009, 11:00 pm
Allegro Group's Enterprise Data Warehouse runs on the HP Oracle Database Machine
Allegro Group is the number one e-commerce company in Eastern Europe and, the second largest online auction business in the world. Millions of auctions are open on their trading platform every day, and growing over 40 percent year-on-year. Listen to Christian Maar, CIO, discuss why Allegro Group selected the HP Oracle Database Machine to support its fast-growing enterprise data warehouse.
Posted: May 20, 2009, 9:00 pm
Solix Runs on Oracle Database 11g
Find out how Solix Technologies uses Oracle Database 11g, Oracle Partitioning, Oracle Advanced Compression, and more to meet its customer's low cost, data retention, and regulatory compliance requirements.
Posted: May 13, 2009, 3:00 pm
Commonwealth Bank of Australia Relies on Oracle's Maximum Availability Architecture
The Commonwealth Bank is the most recognized brand in the Australian financial services industry and one of Australia's leading providers of integrated financial services. They rely on Oracle Database and its Maximum Availability Architecture to ensure uptime of its database systems and in the process reduce it's cost of downtime.
Posted: April 17, 2009, 12:00 am
Extending The Reach of Secure Enterprise Search
Oracle partner MuseGlobal describes the integration of their technology with Oracle Secure Enterprise Search, and how it benefits customers by extending their reach into a wide variety of domain-specific content repositories. This podcast discusses examples relevant to several industries and disciplines.
Posted: April 8, 2009, 2:00 am
Drive Complexity Out of Your Datacenter Using Oracle Enterprise Manager Management Connectors For HP
Hear how Oracle Enterprise Manager Management Connectors for HP OpenView Operations, HP ServiceCenter, and HP Service Manager enable IT organizations to seamlessly integrate Oracle Enterprise Manager with HP management tools, to support key processes, consolidate monitoring information, and reduce the overall cost of managing IT systems and applications.
Posted: April 6, 2009, 5:00 pm
VIDEO PODCAST - Oracle ACE Director Discusses Cost Savings with Oracle Database 11g
VIDEO PODCAST - Dan Morgan, Oracle ACE Director, discusses benefits of Advanced Compression, Partitioning, and other gems in Oracle Database 11g. John Brust of Oracle hosts.
Posted: April 3, 2009, 9:00 pm
Oracle ACE Director Discusses Cost Savings with Oracle Database 11g
Dan Morgan, Oracle ACE Director, discusses benefits of Advanced Compression, Partitioning, and other gems in Oracle Database 11g. John Brust of Oracle hosts.
Posted: April 3, 2009, 5:00 pm
Cat Logistics runs SAP on Oracle Real Application Clusters
Cat Logistics provides world-class supply chain solutions and services to its parent company, Caterpillar Inc., and more than 60 other leading corporations throughout the world. Learn how Cat Logistics depends on Oracle Database and Oracle Real Application Clusters to power its SAP ERP system that includes an aftermarket parts business that manages over 25 million SKUs annually.
Posted: March 31, 2009, 7:00 pm
Turkcell Runs Large Data Warehouse on Oracle
Turkcell, the third largest mobile network in Europe runs its very large data warehouse on Oracle. Learn from Husnu Sensoy, Turkcell's Data Warehouse Specialist how Oracle is able to support growing business demand for Turkcell's multi-terabyte scale data warehouse.
Posted: March 24, 2009, 7:00 pm
ODTUG President Discusses Oracle Application Express
Mike Riley, President of the Oracle Development Tools User Group discusses Oracle Application Express and some of the new features in the latest release.
Posted: March 23, 2009, 9:00 pm
Infiniband Networks Drive Extreme Performance for Data Warehousing
Voltaire InfiniBand interconnect and software are a key component of Oracle Exadata, helping drive extreme performance for large Oracle Data Warehouses. Learn from Asaf Somekh, Voltaire’s VP Marketing how Voltaire’s Infiniband interconnect can dramatically speed the performance of any clustered Oracle database application running on industry standard storage and servers.
Posted: February 20, 2009, 12:00 am
2008 IOUG Data Security Report
How do data managers and professionals perceive the issues around database security? Do they feel enough is being done to protect against internal data breaches or incidents? To answer these questions, Unisphere Research conducted a study for the Independent Oracle Users Group (IOUG). According to the recently published results in the 2008 IOUG Data Security Report, “Enterprise Data Insecurity: Are Organizations Prepared for the Threat From Within?”, IOUG members believe not enough is being done to address the risks to enterprise data, with one in five expecting a data breach over the coming year. In this podcast, Ian Abramson, president of the IOUG provides his perspectives on the study and the industry-wide need for strengthening data security.
Posted: February 19, 2009, 10:00 pm
Volume Ltd. Migrates from Sql Server to Oracle Database 11g for Instant ROI
Volume Ltd., a new-generation marketing communications agency based in the UK, combines creativity and technology to design and deliver sales campaigns, channel management solutions, online learning applications and knowledge zones. Chris Sykes, managing Director, discusses why Volume migrated from SWL Server to an Oracle Database 11g grid on Windows and how it realized an instant ROI.
Posted: February 18, 2009, 4:00 pm
USPS Leverages Location Data with Oracle
Learn how the United States Postal Service is making innovative use of location data for planning and optimization of facility space. Guest speakers Tim Perez from USPS and Steven Pierce from Oracle spatial partner Johnston-McLamb explain how USPS benefits from improved facility planning by visualizing and analyzing spatial data with Oracle Database and Oracle Fusion Middleware MapViewer.
Posted: February 16, 2009, 5:00 pm
Elster lowers TCO running Oracle Database 11g
Oracle Partner Elster is a leader in Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) and integrated metering / utilization solutions for the gas, electric and water industries. Find out how Elster relies on Oracle Database 11g and Oracle Real Application Clusters to keep costs low while powering its enterprise-class systems.
Posted: January 27, 2009, 10:00 pm
Starwood Mitigates Risk During Business-Critical Application Upgrade Using Oracle Real Application Testing
Listen to this Oracle Database podcast and learn how Starwood lowered risk during a recent application upgrade with Oracle Real Application Testing.
Posted: January 21, 2009, 6:00 pm
EDS drives down its costs with the Oracle Grid
EDS is a leading global technology services company delivering business solutions to its clients. Hear how EDS’ small steps towards the grid has resulted in one of the largest commercial database grids in the world.
Posted: January 7, 2009, 10:00 pm
Intergraph powers its 3D software with Oracle Database 11g.
Intergraph is the leading global provider of engineering and geospatial software that enables customers to visualize complex data. Hear how Intergraph relies on Oracle Database 11g, Oracle Spatial, and Oracle Real Application Clusters to power its applications.
Posted: December 18, 2008, 10:00 pm
Harvard Medical Reduces the Time to Run Clinical Trials with Oracle Database 11g in the Cloud
Dr. Peter Tonellato runs the Laboratory for Personalized Medicine at the Center for Biomedial Informatics at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Tonellato and his team recently deployed Oracle Database 11g in the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) environment, enabling the team to be up and running with innovative genetic testing models in record time.
Posted: December 17, 2008, 3:00 pm
Giant Eagle Dramatically Increases Query Performance with Oracle Exadata
With over 3 million customers shopping in its supermarkets every day, Giant Eagle requires a data warehouse that can support millions of point-of-sale transactions on a daily basis. Steve Mitterder, Technical Services Database Manager from Giant Eagle, discusses how Oracle Exadata has enabled Giant Eagle to dramatically increase its query performance by 25 times.
Posted: December 9, 2008, 7:00 pm
Protecting Your Databases Against CyberEspionage
Author of the Oracle Database Security book, David Knox is part of Oracle’s National Security Group which works exclusively on projects for the US National Security agencies. In this podcast, David discusses cyber-espionage and the steps organizations must take to protect their databases.
Posted: December 1, 2008, 3:00 pm
LGR Migrates its Data Warehouse to Oracle Exadata
LGR Telecommunications supplies custom telecom data warehouses to some of the largest telecommuncaitions companies in the world. To maintain its competitive edge, its data warehouses must be able to deliver extremely fast query response times for very large databases. Learn from Paul Hartley, General Manager, how LGR has been able to address this challenge with Oracle Exadata.
Posted: November 26, 2008, 12:00 am
WebEx takes advantage of Oracle Grid Computing
Every month, more that 3.5 million people use WebEx to communicate and collaborate online. Learn how Oracle’s Grid infrastructure including Oracle Real Application Clusters, Oracle ASM, and Oracle Grid Control enables WebEx to meets is high availability, cost, and future growth requirements.
Posted: November 20, 2008, 9:00 pm
Motorola's Printrak Biometric Identification Solution runs on Oracle Database 11g
Aris Prassinos, distinguished member of Motorola's Biometrics Solutions division discusses how Motorola Printrak Biometric Identification Solution has upgraded to Oracle Database 11g using XML DB for maximum flexibility of automated fingerprint and palm-print identification, inkless live-scan stations, and mobile fingerprint capture.
Posted: November 19, 2008, 9:00 pm
RL Polk runs its data warehouse on the Oracle Grid
RL Polk is in the business of collecting and interpreting data for the automotive industry. Hear about their experience running Oracle Partitioning, Oracle Real Application Clusters, Oracle ASM, and thoughts on Oracle Exadata.
Posted: November 10, 2008, 9:00 pm
Improving Quality of Service for Oracle Database with My Oracle Support
Sean Bingham from Oracle Support, talks about how My Oracle Support, the next generation support platform, improves quality of service for Oracle Database deployments. Personalized, configuration-specific information is used to help improve the performance, security and availability of your Oracle Database. The service is included for no additional charge with your Oracle Premier Support subscription. Sean will share best practices and tips for leveraging My Oracle Support, to help you get the most value from your Oracle Database solution—helping you to better meet the needs of your own customers.
Posted: November 7, 2008, 3:00 pm
Data Privacy Protection with PricewaterhouseCoopers
Alex Fowler is a Director and Data Privacy Specialist at PricewaterhouseCoopers. With extensive hands-on privacy and security management as well as implementation experience, Alex has worked with numerous customers to on data privacy and security in large-scale business environments. In this podcast, Alex shares some of his insights on the data privacy challenges customers face and the Oracle solutions that can help them.
Posted: October 7, 2008, 3:00 pm
Report Lifecycle Management with Oracle Content Management, Oracle BPEL and Oracle Secure Enterprise Search
APPS Associates will discuss a Report Lifecycle Management solution built on Oracle Content Management, BPEL, Oracle Secure Enterprise Search, and Oracle Content Database. This solution, deployed at Siemens Water Technologies, makes it easy to organize, securely access, and find information buried in enterprise reports and other unstructured data with Oracle Secure Enterprise Search.
Posted: September 25, 2008, 12:00 am
Intermap Runs on Oracle Database 11g
Find out how Intermap Technologies uses Oracle Database 11g to manage and distribute their spatial data assets as well as enable their spatial applications while protecting it all with Oracle Active Data Guard.
Posted: September 16, 2008, 11:00 pm
RedPrairie certifies its E2e Supply Chain Suite on Oracle Database 11g and Real Application Clusters
Every day, over 20,000 people in the world’s best companies use RedPrairie’s Supply Chain solutions to pick, pack, ship, and receive products worldwide. Learn from Gary Morgan, VP of Technical Services, how Oracle Database 11g enables RedPrairie to meet its high volume, real-time supply chain requirements.
Posted: September 9, 2008, 11:00 pm
Saas company upgrades to Oracle Database 11g Enterprise Edition to power its sales compensation applications
Satish Palvai, Founder and CTO at Xactly understands that sales compensation is one of the prime motivators for a company's success. At Xactly’s they upgraded to Oracle Database 11g Enterprise Edition to ensure their sales compensation applications had the fastest performance and greatest reliability all while being easy to manage.
Posted: August 25, 2008, 11:00 pm
Metro St. Louis Runs Oracle e-Business Suite on an Oracle Grid
Fred Linnenbrink, Director of Data Architecture for Metro St. Louis discusses how running Oracle e-Business Suite on an Oracle Grid is helping them meet the stringent performance and availability requirements, to manage the City of St. Louis’ fleet of buses, light rail and other vehicles.
Posted: August 21, 2008, 4:00 pm
Database Security for Database and Security Administrators
One of the world's premier authorities on data security, Rich Mogull, founder of Securosis and former analyst at Gartner has advised thousands of clients on issues ranging from information security, physical security, to risk management. In this podcast, Rich examines database security from the different perspectives of database administrators and security administrators.
Posted: August 18, 2008, 7:00 pm
Developing Fast, Secure and Scalable Applications with Oracle Application Express
Jason Aughenbaugh, Senior Associate IS Analyst, at a leading human therapeutics company in the biotechnology industry, discusses how he, and others are using Oracle Application Express to develop fast, scalable and secure web applications to improve employee productivity and lower operating costs.
Posted: July 31, 2008, 8:00 pm
Actionable Business Insight from Semantic Web Technology in Oracle Database 11g
Find out in this podcast how Metatomix, a leading provider of semantics solutions, uses Oracle Database as a repository for all types of data and takes advantage of Oracle Spatial’s semantic web technology in their applications to provide customers with unique insight into complex business processes.
Posted: July 7, 2008, 10:00 pm
Rich Niemiec's View of Oracle Database 11g
Rich Niemiec is the President of Oracle Certified Advantage Partner TUSC, and a very familiar Oracle expert having served as president of the International Oracle Users Group. Rich was recognized as an Oracle Certified Master back in 2001 and will be sharing his thoughts on Oracle Database 11g.
Posted: July 3, 2008, 10:00 pm
ISV Improves Quality of Service and Lowers Costs Running Oracle Real Application Clusters on Linux
Andrew Wright, Director of Product Management, for the Horizon Clinicals product at McKesson discusses how running Oracle Real Application Clusters on Linux has improved quality of service and cut costs in half for some of its customers.
Posted: July 3, 2008, 10:00 pm
Using Oracle SQL Developer to Streamline Database Application
Mark Harrison, Technical Lead, Pixar Animation Studios, discusses how an Academy Award ®-winning computer animation studio, has been able to enhance developer productivity and simplify database development tasks using Oracle SQL Developer 1.5.
Posted: June 17, 2008, 10:00 pm
Verizon and eSpatial Succeed with Oracle Spatial
In this podcast, learn how Verizon uses Oracle Spatial-based software from Oracle partner eSpatial to deploy VEGA, an enterprise geospatial application designed to streamline processes for planning and engineering of Verizon's fiber-optic network. Verizon's implementation eliminates the 'stovepipes' commonly seen in the integration of geospatial applications with other business systems.
Posted: June 17, 2008, 9:00 pm
Migrating from Microsoft SQL Server to Oracle Database for Better Performance and Scalability
Sean Carey, Lead/Software Architect, discusses how SPS Commerce, the recognized SaaS leader in EDI services and B2B integration, migrated from Microsoft SQL Server to Oracle Database for improved performance and scalability.
Posted: June 5, 2008, 9:00 pm
Multi-Terabyte Scale Data Warehousing
Arup Nanda, Oracle Ace Director and Senior Director of Database Engineering at Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide discusses the challenges and benefits of consolidating business information in a 60+ terabyte (and growing) Oracle data warehouse.
Posted: June 5, 2008, 8:00 pm
Managing Changing Business Needs with an Oracle Database 11g Grid
Plamen Zyumbyulev, Head of the DBA Team, discusses how Mobitel has been able to simplify the maintenance and administration of its business applications by consolidating on Oracle Database 11g and Real Application Clusters.
Posted: June 5, 2008, 7:00 pm
Emergency Management Ontario Benefits from AGSI and Oracle Locator
In this podcast, learn how Emergency Management Ontario has worked with Oracle partner AGSI to utilize the Locator geospatial capabilities in Oracle Database and Oracle MapViewer. Emergency Management Ontario (or EMO) is a government agency in the province of Ontario that leads the coordination, development and implementation of prevention, mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery strategies to maximize safety and security in Ontario.
Posted: May 21, 2008, 10:00 pm
Secure Your Data and Protect Your Budget
Sean McKeown, Director of Oracle’s Global IT Operations discusses how Oracle Secure Backup is helping secure enterprise data and protect IT budgets.
Posted: May 9, 2008, 7:00 pm
Developing Fast, Secure and Scalable Applications with Oracle Application Express
Stephen Beer, Managing Director, Bridgeall, shares the benefits of using Smartsm, a unique subscription-based, hosted Library Stock Management system that runs on Oracle Database 11g.
Posted: May 8, 2008, 10:00 pm
Oracle Software Security Assurance
Mary Ann Davidson, Chief Security Officer at Oracle, talks with William Hardie, VP Database Product Marketing, about Oracle’s leadership in security. Find out about the various security programs that have allowed Oracle over the years to deliver significant database security innovations, as well as provide customers with an unparalleled security posture.
Posted: April 4, 2008, 3:00 pm
Deriving Value from Spatial Information in the Enterprise
Learn how Oracle partner Leica Geosystems uses Oracle Database, Oracle Spatial and Oracle Application Server MapViewer in Leica ADE to help customers benefit by consolidating spatial and business information in the database, mobile capturing and updating of data in the field, and building location intelligence into business processes.
Posted: April 3, 2008, 4:00 pm
Oracle Database Development Tools Optimize Business Processes
James Hughes, Manager of Software Engineering, discusses how Development Dimensions International, a provider of human resource consulting services, automates business processes in custom applications developed using Oracle Data Provider for .NET and SQL Developer.
Posted: March 24, 2008, 4:00 pm
Top Five Things to Do to Prepare for an Oracle Database Upgrade
Sameer Patkar, vice president, service engineering, discusses the top five things customers who are considering an upgrade from Oracle9i Database should take to ensure they are poised for success. Sameer addresses the importance of both technical and business processes as companies begin planning for an upgrade.
Posted: March 20, 2008, 9:00 pm
Oracle Real Application Clusters on Windows
Sachin Kothari, Manager Corp. Applications and Systems Integration, discusses how Solutia, a global chemical manufacturing company, improved its application performance, scalability and reliability by deploying Oracle Real Application Clusters on Windows.
Posted: March 11, 2008, 3:00 pm
PG&E Migrates from DB2 on Mainframe to an Oracle Enterprise Grid
Oracle customer Alain Erdozaincy of PG&E discusses how migrating from DB2 on a mainframe to an Oracle enterprise grid is allowing PG&E to meet stringent performance and availability requirements, and scale to meet SmartMeter(tm) rollout plans in a cost-efficient manner.
Posted: March 10, 2008, 9:00 pm
Using Securefiles in Oracle Database 11g
Learn how NIF is using the new securefiles feature in Oracle Database 11g on a very large scale to help harness clean, efficient energy sources.
Posted: February 19, 2008, 4:00 pm
Managing DICOM data in Oracle Database 11g
Naomi Rafael, Senior Database Administrator discusses how Melbourne Health are taking advantage of new DICOM data type in Oracle Database 11g on the Windows platform to help clinical researchers access consolidated information on multiple disease types from disparate sources across multiple institutions.
Posted: February 18, 2008, 6:00 pm
Oracle Real Application Testing
Understand the key challenges facing IT when it comes to inadequate testing of production applications following change implementation. Learn how Oracle Real Application Testing stacks up against traditional methods for testing in database environments, and learn how to use it to reduce the time and effort needed to ensure adequate testing for your applications.
Posted: January 30, 2008, 6:00 pm
Growing Your Business with Oracle Database
Oracle customer Tom Clark of PCA discusses how Oracle Database Standard Edition One addresses the needs of midsize companies like his by providing a scalable, affordable and secure platform for growing your business.
Posted: December 20, 2007, 10:01 pm
Solving Business Challenges with Oracle Application Express
Chris Thomson, Solutions Director at Indigo Tide, a consulting organization with a focus on Oracle technologies, discusses how he uses Oracle Application Express to develop fast, secure, and scalable web applications that automate workflow for his clients.
Posted: December 20, 2007, 4:47 pm
Map-Enable Your Business with Oracle Spatial and NAVTEQ
NAVTEQ, the world's leading provider of digital map data for vehicle navigation and location-based solutions, has made its boundary data available for FREE with Oracle Database. NAVTEQ’s Steve Lytle and Oracle product director, Jim Steiner, tell us how map data that has been specially formatted for use with Oracle can enhance your business intelligence and enterprise applications.
Posted: December 7, 2007, 4:47 pm