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  • Webcasts // Oct 2012

    The Principal Grows Globally with Oracle Fusion Applications (APAC)

    The Principal Financial Group describes its experience with Oracle Fusion Human Capital Management. CIO of Corporate Services Brian Ness and Assistant Vice President of HR Kathleen Souhrada discuss critical product innovation and deployment choice. Watch this video to see why Principal Financial Group is one of many organisations globally experiencing...

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2012

    Why the Secret to Loyalty is Customer Experience

    Exceptional customer service experiences are essential for growing and sustaining competitive differentiation in today's market. With this philosophy, this Oracle video delves into "why the secret of customer loyalty is customer experience". Customers were asked what makes a memorable experience that causes them to remain loyal to a brand... But...

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2012

    Improving Customer Loyalty with Customer Experience Management at Sony Ericsson

    The mobile phone industry is dynamic and consumers are demanding, frequently changing from one manufacturer to another. This video demonstrates how Sony Ericsson has been able to increase customer retention by using an effective, scalable and reliable CRM solution. They've utilitised CRM to achieve high levels of interaction and engagement,...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    Integrate for Insight

    Enterprises must learn to understand how best to leverage big data soon, since the amount of data being generated shows no signs of slowing down. Companies who learned to truly leverage big data undernstand that they must intergrate big data with traditional data to gain a 360-degree view of the...

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  • Podcasts // Oct 2012

    Oracle and Cloudera working together on Big Data

    Recent years have seen growing interest in various approaches to clouds and server virtualisation. So far, most cloud use cases focus on application servers. Yet, there are many reasons user organisations also need a "database cloud" for database management systems, data driven applications such as business intelligence and data warehousing...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    Driving Innovation Through Analytics

    Digital data is rapidly increasing, yet we aren't getting the right information to make crucial decisions. Business intelligence (BI) tools are difficult to use and slow to respond. Many default to making decisions based on incomplete information. Within this whitepaper learn how Oracle Business Intelligence breaks down the traditional walls...

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2012

    Customer Video Customers Discuss the Benefits of Oracle Exalytics

    Enterprise units have increased demand for relevant and visible data that can be recorded in close-to real time with reduced latency. In this short video you'll hear testimonials from leading CIOs discussing how they've used Exalytics to interact with data that has previously been unavailable; develop reports faster meeting the...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    Cloud Computing Consolidating Databases onto Private Clouds

    The convergence of private clouds and database consolidation provides a lot of overlapping benefits from both IT and business perspectives. It reduces costs and capital expenses, while improving security uptime. Also, the business side derives a higher level of data that is more accurate and faster to access. Read more...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    Oracle Delivers Unique Value With Oracle Solaris

    The Unix Operating System (OS) has a rich history. Starting from its origins as an AT&T development project in the 1970s to providing the foundation for HP and Sun Microsystems to challenge the mighty IBM mainframe business, Unix can even be credited with spinning off descendants BSD and Linux, with...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    Enhancing the Customer Experience: The Promise of BPM Technology for Retailers

    The burgeoning e-commerce industry has received a decisive boost from these multi-channel interactions, accelerating some retail strategies and disrupting others. To survive in this environment, both traditional brick-and-mortar retailers and e-tailers need to rethink the fundamental aspects of customer experience management. This solution brief explains how retail business processes can...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    Increasing Operational Agility: BPM in Telecommunications

    Business processes are at the heart of what makes a business successful and differentiates it from the competition. This is especially true in the telecommunications industry, where Communications Service Providers (CSPs) face declining voice revenues, excessive competition from new types of service providers, and rising demand for integrated telephony, mobile...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    Operational Impact of Deploying an Oracle Engineered System (Exadata)

    Oracle's engineered systems are lead topics at Oracle Open World Conferences and have been included in keynotes devoted to Oracle Exadata, Exalogic, SPARC SuperCluster, Big Data, and Exalytics. An engineered system provides optimized hardware and software for specific workloads, resulting in improved performance and throughput. A significant benefit of the...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    The New Competitive Advantage - Strategic CFOs Embrace the Cloud

    In the next three years, 53% of CFOs estimate that over half of their enterprise transactions will be delivered through the cloud, up from the 12 percent who use that delivery mechanism today. In addition to non-core business processes like project management and email, strategic CFOs are also starting to...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    Deriving value from SOA with data grids

    This white paper demonstrates that a data grid infrastructure, built with clustered cahing, can help you avoid "weak link" vulnerabilities that can sabotage SOA strategies. Discover why the data grid offers improved data access that can create a competitive edge, improve financial performance, and sustain customer loyalty. Download this free...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    Consolidating Oracle E-Business Suite on Oracle's SPARC SuperCluster

    Modern business application deployments such as ERP can be complex, time-consuming, and expensive to deploy, with many interoperating and customized components. In order to provide mission-critical operation, applications, databases, operating systems, servers, networking, storage management, and backup software must all be configured correctly. Identifying bottlenecks, tuning the database, optimizing server...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    Branded Video Posts: Using Multimedia to Increase Engagement

    Video content - whether curated user-generated video or original branded content - is exploding across the internet. As a result, it has become imperative that you include video as part of your overall social media posting strategy. After all, nearly every demographic that is now consuming social media was raised...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    Accelerate SAP while Reducing Risk, Complexity, and Total Cost of Ownership

    Many companies rely on Oracle and SAP for their business-critical enterprise applications. Whether automating manufacturing processes, uncovering volatility in supply or demand, or running the latest financial analyses, the ability to access and analyze the right data quickly is essential. As business needs continue to evolve, adding new capabilities, increasing...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    Best Practices for Building a Virtualized SPARC Computing Environment

    This best practices guide provides a solution for a SPARC virtualized environment that hosts general computing workloads using the following technologies: Server Platform: Oracle SPARC T4 servers (T4-2 or T4-4); Virtualization Technology: Oracle VM Server for SPARC 2.2 or later; Datacenter Management: Enterprise Manager Ops Center 12c; Network Infrastructure: Sun...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    Consolidating Oracle E-Business Suite on Oracle’s SPARC SuperCluster Technical Whitepaper

    Modern business application deployments such as ERP can be complex, time-consuming, and expensive to deploy, with many interoperating and customized components. In order to provide mission-critical operation, applications, databases, operating systems, servers, networking, storage management, and backup software, must all be configured correctly. Identifying bottlenecks, tuning the database, optimizing server...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    Consolidating Oracle E-Business Suite on Oracle's SPARC SuperCluster Whitepaper

    Oracle E-Business Suite remains the most comprehensive suite of integrated global business applications, enabling organizations to make better decisions, reduce costs, and increase performance. With literally hundreds of cross-industry capabilities, Oracle E-Business Suite spans enterprise resource planning, customer relationship management, supply chain planning, and other important areas. No matter the...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    Architect Guide to Oracle Traffic Director

    Oracle Traffic Director is a fast, reliable, and scalable layer-7 software load balancer that you can deploy as the reliable entry point for all HTTP and HTTPS traffic to application servers and web servers in your network. As the volume of traffic to your network grows, you can easily scale...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    Predictable Performance and Unlimited Scalability with Oracle WebLogic

    Competitive markets, business models, and consumer preferences change quickly, and keeping up requires making changes to existing software or writing entirely new applications. Having a powerful and flexible application server platform can help business leaders meet these challenges. Read this white paper to learn about a strategic application server that...

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  • Videos // Sep 2012

    SquareTwo Financial Video

    SquareTwo Financial doubles its application performance from its Oracle Exadata and Oracle Exalogic implementation. Engineered solutions provide better performance, lower cost, and reduced risk. Watch this short video to find out how SquareTwo created a new debt recovery infrastructure with Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud and Oracle Exadata Database Machine that...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    Ovum Opinion - Oracle BPM Process Accelerators Are Ripe for Development

    A sizeable number of processes exist in every industry that vary much less across companies than processes that are closely tied to revenue generation and important differentiators. Such processes are good candidates for a process accelerator or process template approach. Of particular value are templates that are aimed at enabling...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    BPM Patterns & Practices in Industry

    This whitepaper discusses common BPM adoption patterns to illustrate the value of BPM in terms of Efficiency, Visibility and Agility. Download this complimentary whitepaper to find out how Financial Services, Communications, Utilities and Retail customers have adopted business process management, employed best practices, and addressed the pertinent process challenges...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    Increasing Application Availability by Using the Oracle VM Server for SPARC Live Migration Feature: An Oracle Database Example

    This paper describes how to take advantage of the live migration capability in the Oracle VM Server for SPARC 2.2 software to migrate a running single instance of Oracle Database 11g Release 2 from one system to another system without interruption. Note: Oracle Database 11g Release 2 that runs on...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    Process-Centric Banking: The Promise of BPM Technology for Financial Services Institutions

    For many financial institutions, the rapid pace of innovation, coupled with geographic expansion, has resulted in many new back-office, mid-office, and front-office business processes. These processes are often at the heart of the enterprise and are the basis for what differentiates one financial services institution from another. Read on to...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2012

    Oracle Information Architecture: An Architect’s Guide to Big Data

    Big Data architecture is not about understanding just what is different. It's also about how to integrate what's new to what you already have - from database-and-BI infrastructure to IT tools, and end user applications. Oracle's own product announcements in hardware, software, and new partnerships have been designed to change...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2012

    Oracle Hyperion Financial Management Virtualization

    This paper is to explain the usage and benefits of virtualization technologies on an Oracle Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) deployment. This paper is not intended to be a source of best practices nor a recommendation for application deployment. It is intended to provide a solid foundation of technical information regarding...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2012

    Exalogic Backup and Recovery Best Practices

    Oracle Exalogic is an integrated hardware and software system designed to provide a complete platform for a wide range of application types and widely varied workloads. Intended for large-scale, performance-sensitive, mission-critical application deployments, the Exalogic system contains many redundant components to ensure that the failure of any single component does...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2012

    How Brands Can Optimize Social Strategies with Analytics White Paper

    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 // Aug 2012

    Oracle Information Architecture: An Architect's Guide to Big Data

    Organizations are capturing and sharing more data from more sources than ever before. As a result there are many challenges in managing high-volume and high-velocity data streams quickly and analytically. Big Data is all about finding a needle of value in a haystack of unstructured information - using big data...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2012

    The Instantly Responsive Enterprise: Integrating Business Process Management and Complex Event Processing

    Put Business Process Management and Complex Event Processing together and you get intelligent business processes that react to changing business conditions in real time, providing continuous visibility—in short, an instantly responsive enterprise. Over the last several years, business process management (BPM) has evolved from a mysterious alchemy of arc-and-bubble graphics...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2012

    Oracle Engineered Systems: Complete Data Center Infrastructure for SAP Landscapes

    Deploying a sophisticated SAP landscape is complex and time-consuming, and ongoing maintenance requires a great deal of effort on the part of data center staff. SAP applications and databases, operating systems, host bus adapter and switch firmware, servers, networking, storage systems, and backup, virtualization, and management software all must be...

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  • eBooks // Jul 2012

    Oracle Fusion CRM eGuide

    Traditional CRM software typically focuses on sales automation and transaction processing but often lacks the bigger picture of continuity and performance of the entire sales organization. To remain competitive in a technology-oriented market, companies have to move their sales teams into an integrated environment that concentrates on sales planning, sales...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    IOUG 2011 Survey: The Petabyte Challenge: 2011 IOUG Database Growth Survey

    In a new survey conducted by Unisphere Research among members of the Independent Oracle Users Group (IOUG),close to one out of ten respondents report that the total amount of online (disk-resident) data they manage today—taking into account all clones, snapshots, replicas and backups—tops a petabyte. The IOUG survey, conducted in...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Oracle Embraces Flash Memory in New Exadata Database Machine

    Oracle's next generation Database Machine, Oracle Exadata X3, combines massive memory and low-cost disks to deliver the highest, economical performance. With its four-fold increase in flash coupled with the ability for data written in flash to remain in-cache, the Exadata X3 is the ideal database platform for the varied and...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Time for Change: Optimizing Data Center Infrastructure With Technology Refresh

    IDC conducted in-depth interviews with seven enterprises that have recently initiated a technology refresh of their Unix server storage and operating environment. The interviews provided valuable insight into the customers' reasons for modernizing their IT infrastructure and the benefits associated with both consolidation and virtualization. Reviewing these practices yielded a...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Evolution from the Traditional Data Center to Exalogic: An Operational Perspective

    IT organizations are struggling with the need to balance the day-to-day concerns of data center management against the business level requirements to deliver long-term value. This balancing act has proven difficult and inefficient; systems and application management tools are resource intensive and traditional infrastructure management architectures have developed over time...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Running Oracle E-Business Suite on Exalogic and Exadata

    Our E-Business Suite Performance Team recently published a new whitepaper to assist you with deploying E-Business Suite on the Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud and Oracle Exadata Database Machine, also referred to as Exastack. If you are considering a migration to Exastack, this new whitepaper will assist you understanding sizing requirements,...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    High Availability with Oracle Database 11g Release 2:

    As the use of IT-enabled services becomes more prevalent, modern enterprises have become increasingly dependent on their IT infrastructure and its continuous availability. Application downtime and unavailability of data directly translates into lost productivity and revenue, dissatisfied customers, and tarnished corporate image. This white paper reviews the common causes...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Lowering your IT Costs with Oracle Database 11g Release 2

    Organizations across the world are using grid computing with Oracle to make the most of their IT resources. And now, Oracle is making grid computing even more accessible. Learn how you can transform your business, budgets, and service levels with Oracle Database 11g Release 2. You'll discover how its new...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Using Oracle In-Memory Database Cache

    Oracle In-Memory Database (IMDB) Cache enables you to improve application transaction response time by caching the performance-critical subset of tables and table fragments from an Oracle database to the application tier. Caching data using IMDB Cache is superior to other caching techniques as it brings full relational functionality, incremental scalability...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Partitioning with Oracle Database 11g Release 2 - 2010

    Database partitioning can greatly enhance the manageability, performance, and availability of almost any database application. Since partitioning is transparent to the application, it can be easily implemented for any kind of application because no costly and time-consuming application changes are required. Read this white paper to learn about the latest...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Oracle Database 11g: Manageability and Real Application Testing Overview-2010

    Change is relentless in today's rapidly evolving IT environments. But it doesn't have to be difficult for data center managers and administrators. Oracle Real Application Testing helps organisations reduce their testing effforts by giving DBAs and system administrators an easy-to-deploy solution for testing and rolling out data center changes....

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2010

    Oracle Tiered Storage Solutions Demo

    Data is a strategic asset with significant business value, requiring businesses to manage and store an explosion of data today, all while controlling storage hardware and administration costs. Information loss, privacy and security failures, and data retention policies add to the complexity of managing data in the heterogeneous environments spread...

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2010

    Cut Storage Costs in Half

    Around the world, companies such as yours are struggling to overcome the challenges associated with massive data growth and resource constraints. Tiered storage can help alleviate data management burdens as well as provide operational efficiencies and cost savings. Watch this webcast and find out how Oracle's extensive range of...

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  • Webcasts // Oct 2010

    Accelerating Business through Integrated Content Management

    How can you turn exploding volumes of digital and paper based content into a business asset rather than a productivity killer? Explore Oracles' standards based solutions for the entire information lifecycle including document and records management, document capture and image processing, high performance flash and disk storage and highly...

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  • Videos // Oct 2010

    Enterprise Application and Infrastructure Virtualization

    Oracle Virtualization Assembly Builder or OVAB can help package appliances and deploy them into a virtualized environment. JRockit Virtual Edition optimizations for virtualized environments include eliminating the guest OS, which can achieve performance close to a physical hardware configuration.

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  • Videos // Jul 2010

    Conquering Upgrade Phobia

    Customization of enterprise software can lead to highly rigid and inflexible links between platforms. This has made organizations extremely reluctant to upgrade their enterprise software. Oracle SOA technologies can enable organizations to modify components within the infrastructure without tight dependencies, leading to lower costs and more efficiencies.

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Oracle Real Application Clusters on IBM AIX Best Practices in Memory Tuning and Configuring for System Stability

    IBM and Oracle have a long standing history of technical collaboration to enhance Oracle products on IBM Power Systems. This joint commitment to support the Power System platform's performance, scalability and clustering capabilities allows customers to effectively deploy Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC) on a broad range of configurations. To...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Oracle Enterprise Manager 11g Configuration Management Pack: Delivering Open, Integrated and Application Aware Configuration Management

    Oracle Enterprise Manager 11g Configuration Management Pack supports Oracle and Non-Oracle software enabling management of IT configurations through a broad and deep coverage of configuration items coupled with industry-leading, powerful automation capabilities. Businesses now depend so much on IT that IT is a key source of competitive advantage. But, with...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Oracle Enterprise Manager Ops Center: Changing the Economics of Datacenter Operations

    In today's tight economy, every organization is trying to reduce costs wherever possible. Although IT is a key contributor to the business of any modern organization, it's also a significant drain on resources. Thus, it's essential that operations find a balance between the benefits of IT services and the costs...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Backup and Recovery Performance and Best Practices for Exadata Cell and the Sun Oracle Database Machine

    The Sun Oracle Database Machine is an easy to deploy, out-of-the-box solution for hosting the Oracle Database and delivers the highest levels of performance available. It is a "Grid in a box" that is composed of database servers running Oracle Database, Sun Oracle Exadata Storage Servers (Exadata), an InfiniBand fabric...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Oracle Carrier-Grade Framework: A Foundation for Next-Generation Telecom Appliances

    Trends in the telecom market create an increasing demand for expanded and flexible services, across multiple networks and media types. At the same time, the profitability of the industry's basic offerings is increasingly under pressure. To fulfill the demand for service agility and retain competitiveness, Communications Service Providers (CSPs) must...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Enabling Pervasive BI Through a Practical Data Warehouse Reference Architecture

    Many things have changed in the world of business and IT since Data Warehouses were first popularized. Many studies have suggested that by far the majority of IT spend is on simply running the business rather than changing the business: just keeping the lights on rather than delivering competitive advantage....

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Why Oracle Fusion Middleware Is the Best Middleware for JD Edwards EnterpriseOne

    The JD Edwards product line has enjoyed over 30 years of success, equipping its customers with the best applications and technology to solve business problems in virtually every industry and every geography. The customers have witnessed many generations of innovation from the JD Edwards product line, from midrange computer applications,...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    The Changing Ecosystem of Pharmaceutical Sales and Marketing

    The pharmaceutical sales and marketing landscape is undergoing dramatic change. Expiring drug patents and weakening product pipelines have placed increasing pressure on sales and marketing teams to drive revenue growth, while tightening regulation and shifting operational models surrounding healthcare delivery add additional challenges. Primary care - driven sales are now...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Access Certification: Addressing & Building on a Critical Security Control

    Off late enterprise faces multiple, multi-faceted business challenges in which the management of employees' and partners' access to enterprise resources is vital. Foremost among these, is the challenge of complying with an ever-growing number of regulations governing the integrity and privacy of enterprise data. With the need to protect data...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    SSL With Oracle JDBC Thin Driver

    Oracle Advanced Security (OAS) contains a comprehensive suite of security features that protect enterprise networks and securely extend them to the Internet. It provides a single source of integration with multiple network encryption, data integrity and authentication solutions, single sign-on services, and security protocols. Because Oracle databases contain sensitive information...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Oracle Authentication Services for Operating Systems 11.1.1.3

    Today's enterprises are under increasing pressure to be more competitive and compliant. As a key business enabler, corporate IT must protect mission-critical applications and sensitive business data, while reducing operational cost. Since mission-critical applications and sensitive business data reside within the Operating System (OS), effective management and enforcement of OS...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Why Oracle Fusion Middleware Is the Best Middleware for Siebel Applications

    The scope and depth of choice offered to Siebel customers has exploded with the introduction of Oracle Fusion Middleware 11g and it can be confusing to see the strategic direction and areas that can deliver most value for customer solutions due to the dizzying array of choice. The paper aims...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2010

    Kraft Foods Eliminates 500,000 "Empty Miles" in One Year With Routing Tools

    Kraft Foods wanted to reduce costs of a large-scale food product distribution operation that, in the United States alone, includes 500 shipping points, more than 6,000 destinations, and approximately 2,500 trucks on the road each day and support the company's aggressive sustainability goals, which include reducing global manufacturing plant energy...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2010

    KT&G Improves Accounting Accuracy in 12 Affiliates With Oracle E-Business Suite R12

    KT&G is a leading tobacco company in South Korea with annual revenue of US$2.2 billion. As a business with worldwide operations, KT&G must comply with global reporting and disclosure requirements. The Korean government has also mandated that all Korean companies must comply with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) by 2011....

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Birds Fly South to Migrate: A SAS 9.2 Migration Need Not

    Birds fly south to migrate. South is the proper direction for bird migration but not a SAS 9.2 migration. SAS 9.2 provides tools and utilities to help with a migration from 9.1.3 to ensure a smooth flight in the proper direction. Need a bird's-eye view of the migration process to...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Oracle Open Office 3 and Microsoft Office 2007 Feature Comparison

    This paper compares key and detailed features of Oracle Open Office 3 and Microsoft Office 2007. The comparison focuses on the following areas: Product offerings: comparing the various configurations of Microsoft Office 2007 to Oracle Open Office, Ease-of-learning and ease-of-use features including the different types of help. Word processing including...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    MySQL Cluster Manager: Reducing Complexity and Risk While Improving Efficiency

    Organizations are demanding that IT focus more on strategic initiatives and less on the day-today management of an IT environment. IT groups need to be agile and responsive to market demands by quickly deploying new services or reprovisioning existing applications. Moreover, service-level agreements are becoming more demanding. Service interruptions directly...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Oracle Application Integration Architecture Enterprise Business Objects (EBO) Concepts - Concepts, Structure, Terminologies and Design Rules

    The Enterprise Business Object (EBO) structure and design is based primarily on the UN/CEFACT XML Naming and Design Rules. It is also based on the XML Naming and Design Rules provided by the Open Application Group and UN/CEFACT Core Component Technical Specification. This UN/CEFACT - Core Components Technical Specification is...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    High Availability Deployment Using Oracle Clusterware

    This paper provides instructions on setting up an Active/Passive (failover) configuration of Oracle Essbase using Oracle Clusterware (OCW). A clustered setup allows configuring two nodes running Essbase services so that they cooperate as a single system. In the event of a node failure, OCW automatically fails over and starts all...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    Siebel BI Publisher Integration Concepts

    Reports can be written in BI Publisher using Web Services or SQL to retrieve data from the Siebel application. The reports can be executed from the Siebel application using a button that opens up a URL calling the report in a separate Internet browser window. Users can also log onto...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    MySQL Cluster for Web and E-Commerce Applications: Growing Revenues and Enhancing Customer Loyalty

    As organizations bring more of their operations to the Web, from e-commerce storefronts to content delivery services and user collaboration, the pressure to keep systems running continuously has never been higher. Services must be delivered with the highest and most predictable levels of availability and performance, sustained even under the...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    Rapid Oracle RAC Standby Deployment: Oracle Database 11g Release 2

    The rapid Oracle RAC standby deployment process introduces a way to quickly and easily create Oracle RAC physical standby databases using Oracle Recovery Manager (RMAN), Oracle Database Configuration Assistant (DBCA), and Oracle Data Guard broker to automate most of the otherwise manual creation and configuration steps. Automation of configuration steps...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Maximizing SOA Returns With Enterprise Architecture

    Over the last few years, Service Oriented Architectures have evolved from the latest technology fad to a well established architecture model for organizations. Service Oriented Architectures offer many advantages including cost reduction through shared services, agility through dynamic orchestration of services, and improved interoperability between application silos. The evolution of...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2010

    Brookdale Senior Living Identifies Opportunities to Improve Talent Management and Staff Efficiency

    Brookdale Senior Living wanted to reduce employee administrative paperwork to increase focus on resident care and improve employee and manager self-service tools to raise employee satisfaction and improve efficiency. The challenge was to automate and integrate employee performance, learning, and compensation management processes for staff development program effectiveness and increase...

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  • Case Studies // Apr 2010

    Mary Kay Inc. Gains Global Visibility and Increases Efficiency With Integrated Enterprise Applications

    Mary Kay Inc. wanted to increase visibility and reduce complexity, replacing more than 50 disparate applications, inventory and tracking solutions with an integrated Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) infrastructure and provide a scalable system to support an increasingly global multilevel marketing company that does business in multiple currencies and must comply...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Effective Resource Utilization by In-Memory Parallel Execution in Oracle Real Application Clusters 11g Release 2

    NS Solutions Corporation (NSSOL) has been working to the business that utilized Oracle products as a strong partner for a long time since strategic partnership conclusion of Oracle Corporation and Nippon Steel Corporation (that is parent company of NSSOL) in 1991. In continued strategic business development, In November 2006, Oracle...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Overcoming the Limitations of Conventional Application Performance Management

    Organizations increasingly rely on composite applications to create enterprise agility. Unfortunately, the challenge of managing the performance of these composite environments is significantly more complex than with traditional systems. To be effective and efficient, enterprises need to manage highly distributed Java EE, portal, and SOA applications in a holistic fashion...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Approach and Technology Features for Excellence in Unemployment Insurance System Modernization

    Integrated Unemployment Insurance (UI) applications underpin the ability of governments to administer the UI laws and policies of their jurisdictions in an efficient, fair and transparent manner. This paper accomplishes three key objectives. First, it explains the concept of a vendor-supported packaged solution for UI. Second, it explains why vendor-supported...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Continuous Business Transformation: The CIO's Perspective

    Business transformation has become a continuous process. Customers are using the newest technologies, and they expect one to do the same. Business processes, often driven by customer self-service, are in a constant state of composition, decomposition, and recomposition. Information can be used for much more than completing transactions and informing...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Maintaining High Storage Utilization With Oracle ASM Storage Reclamation Utility and 3PAR Thin Persistence

    IT Organizations face increasing pressure to deliver high-performance Oracle databases and other mission-critical applications at the lowest possible cost. The old days of throwing disks at storage problems, which resulted in under-utilized resources, is a thing of the past. Deploying Oracle databases with cost-effective thin provisioned storage is an ideal...

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