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  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Why Compromise Your Subsidiaries with Multi-Tier ERP?

    Over 70% of companies desire a single ERP system. But today’s reality is 49% have 6 or more different financial systems, resulting in higher costs, reduced visibility and lack of control. Learn how the Oracle ERP cloud can enable modern businesses to: Simplify and standardize systems Reduce costs and...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Modernizing Finance with Oracle Financials Cloud

    Modern finance organizations are embracing “disruptive” or “emerging” technologies such as social, mobile, and advanced analytics to fundamentally change how they work and how they relate to processes, people, and even objects, bringing greater value to the enterprise. Technology is no longer about simply automating existing processes. It’s about how...

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  • eBooks // Aug 2014

    eBook: Modernise Your Business with Oracle ERP Cloud

    This eBook explores the growing popularity and success of cloud ERP applications – with modern functionality but without the overhead of IT infrastructure, maintenance and upgrades. Find out how moving ERP into the cloud allows organisations to: Simplify technological requirements Realise a faster ROI Drive project success with complete portfolio visibility

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  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Aberdeen: Keeping PACE with Best Practices in Sales Performance Management

    Recent Aberdeen research reveals a number of specific best practices that sales leaders — and their vital sales operations support teams — can adopt, in order to create more opportunity for them to achieve Best-in-Class performance. This Research Brief isolates a number of core competencies and technology enablers that...

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  • White Papers // May 2014

    The TURBO Diaries: Application-Controlled Frequency Scaling Explained

    Most multi-core architectures nowadays support Dynamic Voltage and Frequency Scaling (DVFS) to adapt their speed to the system's load and save energy. Some recent architecture additionally allows cores to operate at boosted speeds exceeding the nominal base frequency but within their thermal design power. In this paper, the authors propose...

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  • White Papers // May 2014

    Realizing the Superior Value and Performance of Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance

    With application storage requirements growing at a tremendous rate, costs are skyrocketing while IT budgets are flat or declining. Today’s IT environments require storage solutions that have superior performance with lower initial and ongoing costs, along with high levels of integration between storage and application infrastructure to minimise onsite testing...

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  • White Papers // May 2014

    One-Two Punch with New ZS3 Series

    The raw volume of data that is managed has increased by 50% over the last decade, while IT staffing levels stay the same. Database admins are facing increasing challenges due to complexities that arise with maintaining performance and the data explosion. Learn how IT leaders can reduce manual activities by...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    CEO Perspectives: How HR Can Take a Bigger Role in Driving Growth

    This survey report by the Economist Intelligence Unit investigates whether the HR function is forging a close relationship with the CEO. It explores the nature of these working relationships, how they have been affected by the economic downturn and how they vary across industries and regions.

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  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Report on How Human Capital and Talent Technology are Influencing Global Business

    Examing survey results from a poll of senior business leaders and human resource executives, this joint report from Deloitte and Oracle takes a closer look at how businesses are using human capital management (HCM) technology to meet their growth goals. Download now to take an in depth look at this...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Oracle Fusion Financials Cloud Service

    Modern organizations are under intense pressure to provide accurate, reliable, and speedy financial information to business decision-makers. Furthermore, complying with global standards has become more of a headache than ever before. How do you know if financial management in the cloud is right for you? This data sheet takes an...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Empowering Modern Finance - The CFO as Technology Evangelist

    The CFO as Technology Evangelist is a research report commissioned by Oracle and Accenture, in collaboration with Longitude Research, that explores how modern CFOs and finance executives are adopting emerging technologies within their finance functions to enable the development of new capabilities and to transform the role of finance.

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  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    ERP in the Cloud and the Modern Business

    Businesses are realizing that the cloud is the future of enterprise software and offers many attractive business benefits. But there is much to think about when evaluating the potential move to a cloud model, especially for core systems like ERP. View IDC’s WhitePaper: ERP in the Cloud and the Modern...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Best Practices for recruiting the right talent

    This white paper examines best practices in recruiting and the technology behind those practices. It discusses how to reduce time to hire by up to 50 percent, reduce cost per hire by up to 70 percent, and improve recruiter efficiency in finding the right talent.

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  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    The New Business of Business Leaders: Hiring and Onboarding

    This paper explores the role of business leaders in driving talent management functions, specifically around hiring and onboarding challenges. It discusses how talent intelligence helps business leaders find better candidates faster, make better build/buy/rent decisions, decrease new hire time-to-proficiency, and decrease the number of new hires who quickly leave.

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  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Seven Steps to Building a High-Impact Learning Culture

    Want to build a high-impact learning culture in your organization? This executive brief outlines the key steps in buildling an organizational culture that nurtures learning and helps employees live up to their fullest potential.

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  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Making the Most of Your CRM: How Best-in-Class Sales Teams Maximize Revenue and Customer Experience

    Customer relationship management (CRM) deployments are most effective when they legitimately support all three words that make up the acronym itself. Customers of the modern business-to-business (B2B) enterprise benefit when they purchase goods and services from companies who are focused on the buyer’s experience. Internal relationships within the selling organization...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Keeping PACE with Best Practices in Sales Performance Management

    Recent Aberdeen research conducted for Motivate, Incent, Compensate, Enable: Sales Performance Management Best Practices (January 2013) reveals a number of specific best practices that sales leaders — and their vital sales operations support teams — can adopt, in order to create more opportunity for them to achieve Best-in-Class performance. This...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Eliminating the Noise: Best Practices for the Five W’s of Sales Intelligence

    Much as a journalist is expected to report on the “who, what, when,” etc. when filing their story, professional business-to-business (B2B) sales reps are more likely to open doors, nurture opportunities, and close deals when they know more about their prospect or customer. Sales Intelligence, as a broad category of...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Deal Management Mobilized: How the Best-in-Class Close the Sale Anywhere, Anytime, with Any Device

    Dramatic shifts in workplace norms as a result of remote sales teams are now a reality, as field-based personnel perform so many vital selling and strategic account management business functions, more effectively armed with tablets than ever before. Aberdeen research conducted for Sales Performance Management 2012: How the Best-in-Class Optimize...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Super Bowl XLVIII: The Social Story

    This year the Super Bowl and all the surrounding activity just didn’t live up to the hype. The game was a blowout, the commercials were not as strong as previous years, and the broadcast was disappointing. Despite that brands found ways to engage on social channels and extend the reach...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Everything You Know About Sales is Wrong - Profit Magazine

    Everything You Know About Sales is Wrong. Daniel Pink, author of the book, To Sell Is Human unveils the secrets to selling - what makes sales people tick and the traits that make the best sellers successful in today’s marketplace.

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  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    2013 Trends to Watch: Customer Experience and Interaction

    Don’t let your customers move faster than your company does with digital interactions. Migrate to the new interconnected service culture, powered by smart devices and the Web to beat the competition and satisfy customers. Read this document to see how you too can climb up to cloud level and use...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Instagram Guide

    Who are the top 10 brands on Instagram, and what are their secrets to success with visuals—image and Video—in this white-hot platform? What might 12,000 likes per second mean for YOUR brand? In this PowerPoint-styled tutorial, Oracle Social Cloud (#OracleSocial) offers up break-through examples of how brands are leveraging the...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    The Value of Social Data

    Social media provides a wealth of data that can tell you a lot about your brand and your consumers - providing you can effectively act upon that data. According to Digiday, ""48% of digital marketing executives say they focus 'relentlessly' on building customer insights, yet few are executing those strategies...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Oracle Business Intelligence Mobile App Designer Solution Brief

    This solution brief introduces viewers to the benefits of using the Oracle BI Mobile App Designer. You will learn how Oracle BI Apps can run on multiple operating platforms and mobile devices. See how data can be quickly transformed into graph displays with navigation panes to help users select the...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    DIY Mobile Analytic Apps with Oracle BI Mobile App Designer

    Watch these examples of how Oracle BI Mobile App Designer enables users to easily create stunning visually compelling and interactive analytical applications on desktops and mobile devices, from any type of business data using a simple drag and drop interface. See how you can use the resulting outputted QR code...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Introduction to Oracle BI Mobile App Designer

    Oracle BI Mobile App Designer lets you create visually stunning and interactive analytical apps for any line of business, regardless of the operating system or screen size, the newly created applications are available on any mobile device. You can create analytical apps tailor made to your area of interest or...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Oracle Social Network

    Oracle Social Network was developed as an alternative to existing models of enterprise collaboration: specifically, traditional tool-centered approaches that require the user to break context to communicate. The relatively recent addition of social networking tools, micro-blogging, walls and activity streams into the enterprise has compounded the problem, creating a third...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2013

    How Brands Can Optimize Social Strategies with Analytics

    It seems as if everyone is talking about the critical nature of measuring the effectiveness and return-on-investment of social media. Brands need to know exactly which specific data is available from Facebook, how it can be used, and what it can deliver. If you have 100,000 fans but all...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2013

    Managing the Social Media Mix

    The growth in social media has overwhelmed many marketers. Things are moving so fast that many brand managers stay busy keeping tabs on the latest developments and trends, with little time to look at the mix of social media being put into the market. The term 'marketing mix' refers...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2013

    How to Socially Enable Your Contact Center

    Social-enabled contact centers leverage social interactions to build stronger relationships with customers, deliver consistent and relevant brand experiences across touch points, and better engage customers with employees and partners. There are 3 capabilities your company will need to be successful, download this article to read more.

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  • White Papers // Dec 2013

    The Power of Transformational Knowledge

    Investing in the creation of a Transformational State of Knowledge builds a defensible advantage in delivering great customer experiences. This approach drives down service costs while increasing customer loyalty and advocacy, as customers become more engaged and drive greater referrals. There are 3 capabilities your company will need to be...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2013

    Social Recruiting for Dummies

    Get simple, practical advice on recruiting with social media - from creating and implementing a social recruitment strategy, to fostering a truly aspirational employment brand. Learn to: * Use social networks to recruit talent and tap into your employees' networks * Find the right tools to scale your efforts...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2013

    Five Questions About Managing Social Media that You Should Ask Your Agency

    Choosing the right marketing or branding agency for your company is a complicated task. Your agency will have your brand in its hands - tinkering with it, stretching it, and molding it. You need the result to be something new and unexpected, but still on-strategy and successful. So how...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2013

    Social Media and Business Intelligence: Creating the Integrated Customer Hub

    As social media use has grown, an urgent need has emerged to correlate the information generated through social data with existing consumer information, and integrate it with sophisticated data management systems. This white paper describes how organizations can blend social insights with more-traditional data in an integrated customer data...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2013

    Infographic: Get Started with Social Relationship Management

    Too many brands focus on acquiring Facebook fans, not on engaging with them to deliver ROI and monetization in the long-term. Learn how you can succeed in the changing social media landscape and deliver tangible results.

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  • White Papers // Dec 2013

    Infographic: The Relationship between C-Suite and HR

    80% of CEOs and CFOs want the head of HR to be key in their company's strategic planning. This statistic shows that many executives have high expectations of their human resources leaders. Download this infographic for more facts about the relationship between the C-suite and HR.

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  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Driving the Business Forward with Human Capital Management

    Five key points to consider before you invest Global business has affected no group more than Human Resources (HR). Recruiting, hiring, developing, and retaining global workers is more complicated in a global economy adding another layer complexity, and without doing those things effectively, companies simply cannot grow. Therefore there is...

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  • Videos // Oct 2013

    Oracle Health

    A real-life scenario is mapped out in this 2-minute video on how Business Analytics can assist in identifying, analysing and solving real-life problems. This video takes a look at the potential a Business Analytics tool has in the health sector. Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine helps organisations of all sizes benefit...

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  • Videos // Oct 2013

    Oracle Telco

    A real-life scenario is mapped out in this 2-minute video on how Business Analytics can assist in identifying, analysing and solving real-life problems. This video takes a look at the potential a Business Analytics tool has in the Telecommunications sector. Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine helps organisations of all sizes benefit...

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  • Downloads // Jan 2004

    Oracle JDeveloper 10g

    The Oracle Application Development Framework helps developers productively develop J2EE applications using visual and declarative tools while allowing them to choose any technology they wish. JDeveloper offers several views on your work - an application based view, file system views or code organized views. The application view allows you to...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2004

    Using PHP to Create Custom SSO Login and Sign-Off Pages

    If a person has installed Oracle Application Server 10g Enterprise Edition and are ready to create custom SSO login and sign-off pages, then he or she might want to consider using PHP over the traditional PL/SQL and JSP methods. A big advantage of using PHP over PL/SQL and JSP is...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2004

    Analytic Workspace Manager and Oracle OLAP 10g

    Designing and implementing the dimensional model is one of the core activities of building a business intelligence application. The OLAP Option to Oracle Database 10g is the OnLine Analytic Processing (OLAP) server for business intelligence. Analytic Workspace Manager, the primary administrative tool of the OLAP Option, provides users with the...

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  • Podcasts // Jan 2010

    Podcast: The Finance Challenge of Aligning The Business With Strategic Goals

    Complexity, uncertainty, global competition and shrinking cycle times are all challenges organizations face today. As a result, finance needs to take on the role of a business partner and work with operations to accommodate the business plan. In order to due this, the proper tools need to be in place....

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Video: Globalization Best Practices: An Interview with Hackett President Wayne Mincey

    A brief webcast with Hackett President Wayne Mincey in which he discusses Globalization and touches on these key points: Globalization: a concept of "where do I get work done?" Impact of Globalization Real Value of Globalization Driving impact Leveraging technology

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  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Customizing Security for Oracle WebLogic Server MBeans: A Quick Tour of Your Options for Ensuring Security for JMX Operations in Oracle WebLogic Server

    Java Management Extensions (JMX) clients are used to both update the Oracle WebLogic Server configuration and monitor the running Oracle WebLogic Server domain. Oracle WebLogic Server provides a variety of configuration options and APIs to allow one to ensure security for the JMX operations. This paper will explore the various...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Easy Disaster Proof Production: Using Oracle Enterprise Manager Grid Control for Data Guard Setup, Management (including Switchover or Failover), and Monitoring Can Save a Lot of Time and Resources

    The cost of unplanned downtime can be prohibitive, especially in today's economic climate. Thousands of dollars per hour in employee productivity can be lost, along with the potential loss of business - resulting in the competition moving in swiftly to fill the gap. Corporate prestige, and the associated share price,...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Overview of Performance Tuning Tools in Oracle Fusion Middleware

    Since Java saw the light of the world in 1995 applications built with it are getting more and more complex. Over time many models or architectures where developed to conquer the increasingly complex requirements. Unfortunately, the solutions will not get lighter and easier but rather more difficult and complex. Every...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    Comparison: Oracle WebLogic Integration's Custom Control and SOA Suite Spring Component

    Custom Java code is an essential part of every Oracle WebLogic Integration (WLI) business process (JPD). Although most components of Oracle SOA Suite are XML-centric, Oracle is adding support for Spring components to give the developer full Java support and a powerful IOC container. The Spring components are available as...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    Interoperability Between Oracle and Microsoft Technologies, Using RESTful Web Services

    RESTful Web services are the latest revolution in the development of Web applications and distributed programming for integrating a great number of enterprise applications running on different platforms. Representational State Transfer (REST) is the architectural principle for defining and addressing Web resources without using the heavy SOAP stack of protocols...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    Creating Prebundled Machine Images for the Cloud

    Platform virtualization is used by cloud service providers such as Amazon Web Services (AWS) to provide remote access to software running on shared hardware infrastructure. Platform virtualization uses the concept of machine images, which can be hosted virtually on remote platforms, allowing users unrestricted access to the underlying infrastructure. This...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    HR Schema on Rails: Learn Techniques for Creating a Ruby on Rails Web Application That Utilizes a Legacy Schema

    Oracle Database is a product with a distinguished past and a bright future. It boasts innovative, state-of-the-art features as well as a history that predates many modern technologies. Applications have come and gone, but the data of organizations has lived on in Oracle databases that have migrated through various versions....

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  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Jumpstart for Oracle Service Bus Development

    This paper is aimed at developers and architects who are familiar with Oracle Enterprise Service Bus (OESB) and are (fairly) new to Oracle Service Bus (OSB). The tutorials in this paper highlight differences between these two products. The tutorials are based on a workshop in the WAAI community; a collaboration...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Getting Started With BI Publisher ToolBox

    Ever wished that using the Oracle BI Publisher APIs could be easier to use? Ever wanted a single-click template load application for EBS Template Builder? Ever wanted to be able to test the reports with a single click? Look no further! These features and many more are provided in the...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Introduction to Ant-Driven Development and Testing of Oracle WebLogic Server Apps in Eclipse

    Modern Integrated Development Environments (IDEs) - particularly Eclipse (with Oracle Enterprise Pack for Eclipse) and Oracle JDeveloper - provide many productivity features, such as automatic build and deployment, that simplify and speed up application development. Oracle Enterprise Pack for Eclipse WebLogic Server adapters provide remote/local deployment and debugging, start/stop, domain...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Using WebLogic Diagnostics Framework to Enable Performance Prediction for Java EE Applications

    Throughout the system life cycle, the ability to predict a software system's performance under different configurations and workloads is highly valuable to ensure that the system meets its performance requirements. During the design phase, performance prediction helps to evaluate different design alternatives. At deployment time, it facilitates system sizing and...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Patch a Thousand Databases, Using Oracle Enterprise Manager Grid Control

    Patching has always been one of the many joys (or dreads) of Oracle DBAs. Ever since the initial days of Oracle, patches have been published by Oracle Support, downloaded by DBAs (very early on, via posted floppy disks or CDs), and then applied to the target database - whether to...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Achieving Business Insight by Integrating Relational and Multi-Dimensional Data

    To establish competitive differentiation, organizations across the globe face similar issues - the need to simultaneously address situational questions ("What"), and forward-looking questions ("How"), as part of their every day organizational reporting and planning needs. Business Intelligence (BI)solutions can help with "What" analysis to provide past and present views of...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Building Enterprise 2.0 Applications

    In today's hypercompetitive global economy, agility in response to change is more important than ever. Information and the interaction around it have become key assets of most enterprises, and making good decisions in continuously shrinking cycle times is a defining operational characteristic of a successful company. This market imperative to...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Building a Cube

    With the world economy keeping all of them awake at night, better company performance is critical. Fortunately, Oracle Essbase provides an environment for deploying prepackaged applications and developing custom analytic and Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) applications. This paper gets one started on the rapid application development journey to building Oracle...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Developing a Knowledge Module in Oracle Data Integrator

    Knowledge Modules (KMs) in Oracle Data Integrator are components that implement reusable transformation and ELT (extract, load, and transform) strategies across different technologies. One example of this is extracting data through change data capture from Oracle Database 10g and loading the transformed data into a partitioned fact table in Oracle...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    A Refreshing Move

    With the growth of data in the production databases, the generated dumpfiles had also been growing and were starting to put some strain on storage and bandwidth. The development team had considered using OS-level utilities to compress the dumpfiles, but that option also involved a two-step process: first creating the...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    Architecting a RESTful Services Gateway With OSB 10g

    It'll be a while before one finds "Thinks like an architect" listed in the key feature bullet-points for a SOA product. Architectural concepts like the RESTful Services Gateway presented here serve as evidence that one doesn't need (or necessarily want) a SOA vendor to dot every I and cross every...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Building Intelligent Processes With Insight-Driven Agility

    Business processes are part of the DNA of an organization. They enable the organization to deliver service to its customers, executing the business model in a consistent way. As organizations change, their business processes have to change with them. Agility at this process level is essential - the ability to...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Process-Driven SOA Development: Developing End-to-End Business Process Support Following the Full SOA Life Cycle

    One of the major benefits of SOA is its ability to align IT with business processes. Business processes are important because they define the way business activities are performed. Business processes change as the company evolves and improves its operations. They also change in order to make the company more...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Smart Enterprise Performance Management Strategies for Uncertain Times

    The smart strategies approach supports traditional performance management but stretches it to consider external factors and to fully embrace the complexities of the networked economy and the multi-stakeholder environment in which organizations now operate. It offers a number of practical and achievable measures which are designed to work in concert....

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  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Oracle Architecture Development Process: The Art of Realizing Your Future State Architecture

    The Oracle Architecture Development Process is an agile and streamlined method focused on creating future state architectures for information-driven organizations. It was developed using an agile architecture mindset where all activities and process steps were oriented towards delivering business value quickly and repeatedly. OADP acts as an enabler for change...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    What's New in Oracle Data Provider for .NET 11.1.0.7.20

    Oracle Data Provider for .NET (ODP.NET) is a native ADO.NET data access driver for Oracle databases. ODP.NET 11.1.0.7.20 introduces new features to improve ease of development, application scalability, performance, security, and manageability. This release exposes unique Oracle database functionality, which .NET developers can now use more easily, and improves Oracle...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Oracle SCA - The Power of the Composite

    The goal of Service Component Architecture (SCA), simply stated, is to reduce IT complexity through a standardized framework for assembling disparate enterprise Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) components into a higher-level composite, thus simplifying development, deployment and management of enterprise applications. Standards such as SOA, Java Connector Architecture (JCA), Business Process...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Exadata Smart Flash Cache and the Sun Oracle Database Machine

    The Sun Oracle Database Machine delivers extreme performance and scalability for all database applications including Online Transaction Processing (OLTP), Data Warehousing (DW) and consolidation of mixed database workloads. One of the key enablers of this is the Exadata Smart Flash Cache and the intelligent Oracle Exadata Storage Server Software that...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    The Oracle Enterprise Architecture Framework

    The Oracle Enterprise Architecture Framework helps Oracle to collaboratively work with customers in developing strategic roadmaps and architecture solutions that enable business and IT alignment. Oracle emphasizes a "Just enough" and "Just in time" practical approach to Enterprise Architecture, which may be used standalone or as a complement a customer's...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Oracle JDBC Memory Management

    The Oracle JDBC drivers can use large amounts of memory. This is a conscious design choice, to trade off large memory use for improved performance. For the most part and for most users this has proved to be a good choice. Some users have experienced problems with the amount of...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    SQL Plan Management in Oracle Database 11g

    The performance of any database application heavily relies on query execution. While the Oracle optimizer is perfectly suited to evaluate the best possible plan without any user intervention, a SQL statement's execution plan can change unexpectedly, for a variety of reasons including: re-gathering optimizer statistics, changing optimizer parameters or schema/metadata...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Database Instance Caging: A Simple Approach to Server Consolidation

    The goal of server consolidation is to use servers more efficiently in order to minimize the number of servers, particularly under-utilized servers. Server consolidation is a common theme for today's database administrators. With the steady increase in processing power, dedicating a server to a single database instance often results in...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Integration Technologies for Primavera Solutions

    Companies purchasing software solutions face more technical considerations than ever. Today's complex business processes connect people with information both inside and outside traditional organizational boundaries. Competitive and regulatory pressures force continual changes to improve on existing processes. To avoid restricting the flow of information, the software applications used to facilitate...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Methods for Upgrading to Oracle Database 11g Release 2

    The recommended method for upgrading to Oracle Database 11g Release 2 is to use the Database Upgrade Assistant (DBUA). However, there are circumstances when using the DBUA is not possible and it is more appropriate to use another method. Choosing a particular method is dependent on several factors. This paper...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Extending WebCenter Spaces - Wiki and Blog Integration

    Oracle WebCenter Spaces is a pre-built, pre-integrated, and highly customizable enterprise application that provides new facilities to enable social communities within the enterprise. Although wikis and blogs are not configured in WebCenter Spaces out-of-the-box, it is easy to add this capability to WebCenter Spaces pages. One option is to create...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Transcendent Memory and Linux

    Managing a fixed amount of memory (RAM) optimally is a long-solved problem in the Linux kernel. Managing RAM optimally in a virtual environment, however, is still a challenging problem because: each guest kernel focuses solely on optimizing its entire fixed RAM allocation oblivious to the needs of other guests, and...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Oracle Database 11g Release 2: Manageability and Real Application Testing Overview

    Modern enterprises are aggressively adopting new technology solutions to enhance their competitiveness and profitability, particularly to ensure that the data center environment is able to keep up with the demands of the business. As a result, management challenges continue to rise. Addressing these critical challenges by enabling administrators to maintain...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Integrating SAP With Oracle AIA Foundation Pack

    For many reasons, today's organizations have an urgent need to implement business processes across lines of business and across application assets in their portfolios. Moreover, organizations must also be able to adjust these implementations to meet frequently changing requirements resulting from new business models, acquisitions and mergers, and changing legal...

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