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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 // Jul 2012

    Reaching Process Excellence with Oracle Process Accelerators

    In this white paper, we see OVUM's assessment of Oracle OpenWorld2011, relating to Oracle Business Process Management suites. In regards to BPM Process Accelerators, OBUM believes that the announcement has promise for Oracle's BPM customers and prospects, and is good news for the broader BPM industry.

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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 // Jun 2012

    Integrated Application-to-Disk Management with Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 12c

    Oracle Enterprise Manager is industry's only complete, integrated and business-driven enterprise cloud management solution. This paper provides an in-depth look at Oracle Enterprise Manager's unified, deep and comprehensive view of the entire IT stack through its integrated Applications-to-Disk management capabilities. A basic and most fundamental fact that is often missed...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2012

    The Future of Talent Management: Underlying Drivers of Change

    The next generation of talent management practices and solutions will be driven by economic, demographic, and technology advancements. These factors are dramatically influencing the way people work, the way companies are organized, and the way talent is managed. This paper explores how current business and talent management processes and technology...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2012

    Exalogic Security

    The Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud is an Engineered System designed to consolidate and optimize the performance of Oracle middleware and application workloads. It is composed of: • Compute nodes • The Oracle Sun ZFS Storage Appliance • A converged InfiniBand I/O backplane for storage and networking and the Exalogic Elastic...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2012

    Oracle Optimized Solution for Enterprise Cloud Infrastructure on SPARC- A Technical White Paper

    The Oracle Optimized Solution for Enterprise Cloud Infrastructure for SPARC offers the means to consolidate legacy SPARC systems and greatly simplify deployment and management of a virtualized infrastructure while also reducing risk. By following the guidelines outlined in this paper, IT organizations can take full advantage of the hardware and...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2012

    Reduce Complexity and Accelerate Enterprise Cloud Infrastructure Deployments - A Business White paper

    To reap the full benefits of cloud computing, the IT infrastructure must run efficiently. Many organizations, however, are operating an IT infrastructure that has been cobbled together over time and is based on disparate technologies that often are aging, labor intensive to maintain, and difficult to adapt to changing workloads....

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  • White Papers // Jun 2012

    MWD Advisor: Vendor Insight BPM Technology Oracle

    This report assesses the capabilities of Oracle’s BPM product offering, along with other complementary Oracle products, and also examines the partners, professional services, advice and other intellectual property that Oracle can offer customers exploring Business Process Management (BPM) implementations.

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  • White Papers // Jun 2012

    Building Critical-Talent Pipelines

    This whitepaper looks at Building critical-talent pipelines and looks at the processes of: Assessing internal and external talent pools Determining the gaps between available and needed talent Identifying the best strategies for developing and acquiring the talent to fill those gaps executing, monitoring, and refining pipeline strategies

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  • White Papers // Jun 2012

    Oracle’s Cloud Strategy

    Organizations are looking to the cloud to change not only how they buy and consume IT, but also how IT actually impacts the business. No longer just about lower up-front costs, the cloud promises to deliver greater agility and free up resources to focus on innovation versus running and maintaining...

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  • Webcasts // Jun 2012

    The Principal Financial Group Grows Globally with Oracle Fusion Applications

    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.

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  • Webcasts // Jun 2012

    Deloitte/Oracle Talent Tech Survey Results 2011

    According to a new study from Deloitte and Oracle, talent management initiatives are both a priority and a pain point for organization executives. Tune in to Deloitte's Insight show hosted by Sean O'Grady, to hear Tracy Martin, Senior Director for HCM Strategy at Oracle, and Laura Garbacz, Principal, National Oracle...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2012

    HR at Oracle: Leadership That Drives Business Value (IHRIM Article)

    Keeping up with the speed of business is no small task. Organizations today have constant and increasing pressures from shareholders, stock analysts, customers, and employees to execute better, faster, and cheaper, while continuing to increase value. The natural cycle of talent management creates an everchanging priority list coming from multiple...

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  • Podcasts // Jun 2012

    Oracle Fact Finders Video Series - Episode 1: Managing Storage Systems

    Oracle's Aaron Newcomb, principal product manager, goes on a fact-finding mission and discovers that it is possible to simplify your storage with the advanced analytics and management user interface of the Sun ZFS Storage Appliance.

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  • Videos // Jun 2012

    Oracle Fact Finders Video Series - Episode 2: Improving Storage Utilization

    Is your storage infrastructure keeping up with data growth and performance demands? Oracle's Aaron Newcomb finds the answers to help you grow your storage environments while maintaining optimal application performance with Oracle's Pillar Axiom.

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  • White Papers // May 2012

    Driving Sustainable Growth Value-Adding Tools and Techniques That Contribute to Long Term Success

    A fourteenth century proverb "From little acorns do mighty oaks grow" beautifully encapsulates the aspirations of business managers and investors all around the globe. But growth is not inevitable. Statistically the odds are stacked against sustainable (profitable) growth. A study of the top 1,000 listed companies in the United States...

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  • Downloads // May 2012

    Oracle Crystal Ball Download - 30 Day Free Trial

    Oracle Crystal Ball is the leading spreadsheet-based application suite for predictive modeling, forecasting, simulation, and optimization. It gives you unparalleled insight into the critical factors affecting risk. With Crystal Ball, you can make the right tactical decisions to reach your objectives and gain a competitive edge under even the most...

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  • White Papers // May 2012

    BPM Patterns and Practices in Industry

    Business Process Management (BPM) is an approach to aligning business strategy with execution. The need for performance improvement and change management often stems from needs to address: Productivity SLA/s/contracts Adaptability Legal compliance Industry standards Organisational rules This paper discusses common BPM adoption patterns and best-practices across...

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  • White Papers // May 2012

    Benefits of Platform-as-a-Service Private Cloud with Oracle Fusion Middleware

    Cloud computing is one of the hottest topics in IT today, but many IT professionals are struggling to determine how best to achieve cloud's promises of agile deployment and elastic capacity without losing control over data, security, and quality of service. Download this free white paper to learn how platform-as-a-service...

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  • White Papers // May 2012

    BPM Patterns & Practices in Industry

    Fundamentally, the value of BPM lies in meeting performance improvement and change management objectives. Business Process Management (BPM) is an approach to aligning business strategy with execution. This paper discusses common BPM adoption patterns and best-practices across different industries to illustrate the value of BPM in terms Efficiency, Visibility and...

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  • White Papers // May 2012

    Extreme Storage Makeover: How to Upgrade and Modernize Your SAN Architecture

    This tech brief is based on the transcript of an Oracle Storage Webcast where the authors discussed ways to upgrade your SAN storage infrastructure. The conversation begins with a discussion about some of the latest trends and challenges in data storage, and then shifts to the newest innovations and benefits...

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  • White Papers // May 2012

    Oracle Database ROI Calculator

    This "compare and save" tool illustrates how you can reduce your storage costs with Oracle Database 11g and improve performance while saving time and money.

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  • eBooks // Apr 2012

    eBook: Unleash Your People Power with World-Class HCM Applications in the Cloud

    The beauty of the cloud is that you can get up and running fast.The following e-book will provide you a greater insight into Oracle HCM Cloud Services that are a new generation of cloud-based juman capital management applications from the global leader in HR management software. Oracle HCM...

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  • Podcasts // Apr 2012

    Database Activity Auditing, Alerting and Reporting with Oracle Audit Vault (Webcast)

    Organizations are often unsure of the best way to effectively audit their databases in order to comply with industry and government regulations, maintain customer trust, and ultimately stay out of data breach headlines. During this webcast you will learn best practices for database auditing, alerting and reporting across Oracle and...

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  • Podcasts // Apr 2012

    Diamond Resorts International Addresses Arbanes Oxley with Oracle Audit Vault (Customer Video)

    Watch the video and learn how Diamond Resorts International protects sensitive customer data and complies with Sarbanes-Oxley requirements using Oracle Audit Vault.

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  • Podcasts // Apr 2012

    Privileged User Access Control with Oracle Database Vault

    Stolen credentials and insiders with legitimate access to application data who intentionally abuse, or accidentally misuse their privileges, account for data breaches and billions of dollars in damages in many organizations. Learn how Oracle Database Vault for Oracle Database 11g protects the data stored in your database by limiting the...

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  • Podcasts // Apr 2012

    Customers Discuss Oracle Database Security

    Oracle customers, TransUnion, CMC Markets, Diamond Resorts International and National Marrow Donor Program, discuss defense-in-depth database security with data encryption, privileged user access control, data masking, and consolidated auditing and reporting.

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  • Webcasts // Apr 2012

    Live Online Forum: Oracle Solaris 11 - What's New Since the Launch

    Join Oracle on April 25th at 9am PT, 12 pm ET for the Oracle Solaris 11 Online Forum. You'll hear both customers and Oracle experts, including Markus Flierl, Vice President of Oracle Solaris Engineering explain how the latest developments to Oracle Solaris 11, since its launch in November, can help...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2012

    Poor Growth Prospects Turning Poor Growth Prospects to Competitive Advantage

    At last the world seems to be emerging slowly from the global recession and attention is once again being trained on the 'Green shoots' of recovery. The recovery in equities which commenced in the closing stage of 2011 has continued into 2012. Markets appear to have drawn strength from the...

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  • Webcasts // Apr 2012

    Launch Webcast: The Industry's Best x86 Platform for Running Oracle Enterprise Applications

    Join Oracle on April 10 at 9:00 am PT, 12:00 pm PT for an important launch Webcast. You'll hear how Oracle is enhancing the Sun x86 server family. This new generation of x86 servers provides enhanced performance and security, improved virtualization tools, and reduced costs-all with no change to your...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2012

    Enterprise Manager 12c Cloud Control Metering and Chargeback

    Oracle Enterprise Manager is Oracle's integrated enterprise IT management product line and provides the industry's first complete cloud lifecycle management solution. Oracle Enterprise Manager's Business-Driven IT Management capabilities allow user to quickly set up, manage and support enterprise clouds and traditional Oracle IT environments from applications to disk. Enterprise Cloud...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2012

    Taking Advantage of Multicore/Multiprocessor Technologies to Meet Today's Storage Needs

    Data growth is not only driving up storage costs, but also transforming performance and efficiency requirements for storage systems. IT managers are looking for new storage solutions that can address today's needs for managing large amounts of data. With this extensive whitepaper find out how your organisation can: Reduce...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2012

    Reducing Total Cost of Ownership through Vertical Integration

    Virtualisation and cloud computing have become increasingly important to increase flexibility and support growing business requirements for new IT services. An unfortunate reality with multivendor environments is that they can lead to increased complexity and higher operating costs - bulk of resources are on maintaining and operating existing IT services....

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  • Webcasts // Apr 2012

    The Industry's Best x86 Platform for Running Oracle Enterprise Applications

    Oracle is enhancing the Sun x86 server family. This new generation of x86 servers provides enhanced performance and security, improved virtualization tools, and reduced costs?all with no change to your existing software environment. Hear more in this informative webcast.

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  • Webcasts // Apr 2012

    Oracle Solaris 11 Online Forum - What's New Since the Launch

    Oracle Solaris 11 Online Forum. You'll hear both customers and Oracle experts, including Markus Flierl, Vice President of Oracle Solaris Engineering explain how the latest developments to Oracle Solaris 11, since its launch in November, can help revolutionize your cloud adoption and transform your data center. With chat available for...

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  • Webcasts // Apr 2012

    Optimize Your Data Center with SPARC and Solaris 11

    More capacity, higher availability, greater security, lower costs - the demands being placed on IT are growing every day. Can your servers and operating systems keep up with these demands? Or do legacy systems add complexity, impede performance and drain resources? Watch our new Webcast to see how Oracle's Solaris...

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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 // Nov 2011

    Six Imperatives for the Chief Sales Officer

    "We have a very long haul here. It's not going to feel like a strong economy." Those words, from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, are certainly not welcomed by chief sales officers. With continuing high unemployment rates, spending is unlikely to significantly increase anytime soon. What's the implication for business...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2011

    Improve Sales & Marketing Alignment to Generate Better Business Results

    Historically sales and marketing have struggled to work well together. The disconnect between the two groups is so deeply ingrained that their arguments sound nearly clich? at this point. Sales organizations constantly complain about not getting enough leads from marketing and the ones they do get aren't ready to buy....

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  • White Papers // Nov 2011

    Customer Service Strategies To Drive Brand Advocacy

    The challenges facing corporate customer service organizations have never been tougher. There was a time when customer service was perceived by most companies as little more than a necessary evil. The hallmarks of success were metrics associated with efficiency, such as rapid handle times, and for many companies, the only...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2011

    High Availability for Business-Critical IT Services Using Oracle's SPARC Enterprise M-Series Servers

    As organizations strive to minimize planned and unplanned downtime, the importance of IT infrastructure choices, administrative skills, and operational processes increase. A system fault that prevents customers from accessing critical applications often equates to closing down a revenue stream for that period of time. Even relatively brief unscheduled outages can...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2011

    SPARC Enterprise M3000, M4000, M5000, M8000, and M9000 Server Architecture: Flexible, Mainframe-Class Compute Power

    Organizations now rely on technology more than ever before. Today, compute systems play a critical role in every function from product design to customer order fulfillment. New computing infrastructures must also help protect current investments in technology and training. To support demands for greater levels of scalability, reliability, and manageability...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2011

    Deploying Oracle Database on Oracle's SPARC Enterprise M-Series Systems

    Computer systems, and the information that they manage, play a critical role in nearly every function in modern enterprise, from financial accounting, parts logistics, and order fulfillment to product design and marketing. In many cases, business success is dependent on the continuous availability of IT services. New computing infrastructures must...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2011

    Oracle's Optimized Solution for Oracle Database Mission-Critical System Environments

    Virtually all organizations in both the public and private sectors use database systems at the core of their IT operations. These databases are integral to day-to-day operations, and IT organizations are under constant pressure to add new capabilities, increase performance to support growth and contain costs ? all while ensuring...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2011

    Deploying Oracle Database on x86 Systems with Oracle Solaris

    With a single source code base, Oracle Solaris 10 runs on both x86- and SPARC-based systems, delivering the same features across all platforms. This means that applications developed and optimized on Oracle Solaris 10 run on more than 1,000 system models from leading vendors. The operating system runs on hardware...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2011

    Oracle x86 Rack Servers Optimized for Operational Efficiency

    Acquiring servers for IT infrastructure today is a study in balancing the need for capacity and price/performance with the need to reduce operational costs after the servers have been deployed. Power/cooling costs, efficient resource utilization, and raw capability must be evaluated as business managers and IT managers decide on next-generation...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2011

    Migrating Your Legacy IBM Database Environment to the Latest Oracle Technologies

    This guide reviews the recommended approach for planning and implementing the migration of applications on an IBM Power system running AIX to Oracle's Sun Fire X4800 Server with the Intel Xeon Processor 7560 running Oracle Linux 5.5 Operating System. With high scalability, dense computing capability, high reliability, and built-in virtualization,...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2011

    Reducing Total Cost of Ownership through Vertical Integration

    Standardization is a proven strategy for reducing IT costs, and datacenters have widely adopted fast-maturing technologies, including power-saving innovations, enterprise-caliber x86 servers, and now virtualization. However, such technology often entails expenses of its own. Executives and IT professionals must proceed with caution lest, ironically, the solutions wind up contributing to...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2011

    No Compromise Performance and Security with Oracle's x86 Intel-based Systems

    System security is like the proverbial chain that is only as strong as its weakest link. To be effective, security must be as tight as necessary throughout the entire IT infrastructure. The OS, middleware, and database may be bulletproof, but if an application has a vulnerability, then the whole system...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2011

    Delivering Storage Quality of Service with Oracle Pillar Axiom 600

    Storage administrators have been dealing with storage performance or Quality of Service (QoS) issues since disk drives were first commercialized. This problem has worsened over time as processors have gotten faster and disks have simply not kept up. To effectively manage storage costs requires a new approach in which QoS...

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  • Virtual Briefing Center // Mar 2012

    3D Demo

    Oracle Exadata X2-8 database machine delivers extreme performance and scalability for all of your database applications including OLTP, data warehousing and consolidation of mixed workloads. Discover the unique technology driving the performance advantages of Oracle Exadata X2-8. In this 3D product tour you can explore the various features and...

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  • Webcasts // Mar 2012

    Delivering Unmatched Ease of Management with Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition 11g

    Managing other business intelligence (BI) systems is often costly, complex, fragmented and full of security loopholes. Administrators typically deploy BI first, then buy system administration tools as the need arises. This approach forces them to "glue together" point solutions to get a complete view of their BI environment. In this...

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  • Webcasts // Mar 2012

    Delivering OLAP Analytics with Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition 11g

    Business intelligence (BI) technology is designed to analyze incoming and historical data to provide the insight necessary to make timely and effective management decisions. Traditional BI solutions require users to switch between different specialized tools for analysis against relational or online analytical processing (OLAP) data sources, possibly impeding their ability...

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  • Webcasts // Mar 2012

    Engineered Systems for Data Warehousing and Analytics

    Getting actionable data in the hands of the right decision makers translates to positive business outcomes - whether that means competing more effectively, reducing operational costs, meeting compliance requirements, or anticipating changing market conditions. To get the right data to the right people at the right time, you need an...

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  • Webcasts // Mar 2012

    Real-time BI for Faster Business Insight

    Real-time business intelligence (BI) holds significant potential for companies seeking to improve the accuracy of business decision making. However, there are a number of pitfalls that can trip up organizations that aren't fully prepared before embarking on a real-time BI project. This in-depth mediacast provides an overview of the...

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  • Podcasts // Mar 2012

    Oracle Business Intelligence 11g for IT Managers

    If you are an IT professional who manages BI for your organization, you're probably challenged with having to support multiple tools to solve different user needs. Multiple enterprise reporting products, BI tools, and numerous servers increase time, risks, and costs in terms of your staff's ability to manage and maintain...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Oracle Exadata Case Study: TDWI "What Works" Reprint

    This white paper presents two case studies that illustrate how Oracle Exadata increased storage capacity for data warehouses by 150%, reduced operational and database running costs by 50%, and on average improved database query performance by 10x. It concludes with a lesson from the experts that details the top three...

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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 // 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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  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Oracle Beehive: A Flexible Collaboration Platform for the Enterprise

    Oracle Beehive is the only unified collaboration platform designed from the ground up for the security, scalability, and manageability needs of large organizations. Beehive's unique, unified model combines a full range of communication and collaboration services such as email, calendar, instant messaging, team workspaces, and conferencing into a single, integrated...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Bridging the Divide Between SaaS and Enterprise Datacenters

    Increasingly, companies are considering public cloud computing, including Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions. As a result, SaaS solutions will increasingly become the newly arrived 'neighbors' of the IT data centers enterprises have been building and maintaining for the last few decades. However, this is not a tightly-knit neighborhood, as a vast technological...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Transforming Service Delivery With Oracle's Service Brokering Solution

    As operators evolve current network infrastructures - from Signaling System Number 7 (SS7) to IP-based networks, or from CAMEL Application Part (CAP) 1 or 2 to CAP 3 or 4 - they must continue to deliver legacy services to protect key revenue streams. While maintaining legacy functionality and changing signaling...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Delivering Value With PeopleSoft Enterprise 9.1: Financial Management

    Long before these recessionary and uncertain times, finance organizations have been on a path to transform themselves into a more strategic partner to the business. To combat the affects of globalization, organizations have been driving towards centralization and standardization, which will result in simplification. Globalization is an inescapable force in...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    WebCenter Task Flow Customization (11.1.1.2.0)

    By taking advantage of the Oracle Metadata Services (MDS) framework, Oracle WebCenter enables one to create rich, customizable applications and tailor them to the needs of the organization. One can customize the task flows associated with Oracle WebCenter's Social Computing Services and WebCenter Spaces. One can customize task flows in...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    SOA Anti-Patterns: How Not to Do Service-Oriented Architecture

    Early expectations for Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) were high. But eager and well-intentioned early adopters faced unforeseen obstacles that inhibited the realization of SOA's purported benefits. It turns out that to deploy SOA successfully requires as much organizational as technical skill. This is especially apparent when attempting to implement SOA at...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Return on IT: Measuring Agility

    There continues to be a very important relationship between IT resources and improved operational efficiencies/organizational effectiveness. IT solutions and applications have the greatest potential to provide new and better efficiencies to an organization. This potential is not enough, however. Competitive advantage is created by means of organizational agility. And being...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Application Development With Oracle Database 11g Release 2

    With rapid advancements in IT, many application development languages and tools are offered to modern IT organization. This makes it difficult for the organizations to pick one from the many. Sometimes, a single organization uses many application development products together, which makes their management difficult. The situation is graver for...

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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 // Apr 2010

    The Oracle GlassFish Server Advantage for Small Businesses

    To cut costs and adapt to rapid changes in business, today's dynamic, fast-growing organizations need an application server that is affordable, flexible, and powerful enough with a range of critical features. By combining enterprise-class capabilities with open source cost efficiency, Oracle GlassFish Server offers small businesses an open source application...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Best Practices for Network Backup: With Oracle's Sun Systems for Sun StorageTek Enterprise Backup Software

    Virtually every company, regardless of size or industry, needs data archive capabilities. Datacenter administrators across all industry segments face similar archive challenges: explosive data growth, pressure to meet promised service levels and backup windows for users, "Forever" archive data retention and retrieval requirements, and rising energy costs. Their data protection...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Think Globally, Act Locally: Policy-Driven Security for a Trustworthy Service-Oriented Architecture

    The many benefits of a Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA), trumpeted by technology vendors for several years, are driving enterprises to deploy a production SOA framework on a wide-scale basis. However, many of the foundational characteristics that make SOA so appealing from an architectural perspective also introduce security issues. While realizing substantial...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Setup Flashback Database on Data Guard Physical Standby Database for SAP Customers

    Many studies show that 40% of application outages are caused by operator or user errors. Making mistakes is just part of being human. But these errors are extremely difficult to avoid and can be very difficult to recover from without advance planning and the right technology. Such errors can result...

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