Lab Report: Oracle Database on EMC XtremIO. A Compression Technology Case Study.

If you are interested in array-level data reduction services and how such technology mixes with Oracle Database application-level compression (such as Advanced Compression Option), I offer the link below...
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EM Express versus EM Cloud Control

Recently I was asked the question “What is the real difference between EM Cloud Control [NOTE: I’ll refer to this as EM12c through the rest of this post] and EM Database Express in 12c?”...
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CRM Is Mature and Growing Nicely, Gartner Claims

The customer relationship management (CRM) market is well-established, mature and growing at a healthy clip. That's Gartner's headline finding in its latest global analysis of this software...
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APEX 5.0 Rollout

Last month there was a frenzy of activity when APEX 5.0 was released. I had been having a dabble with the Early Adopter for a while, but I felt the need to do a local install. Oracle Application Express...
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UKOUG Systems Event 2015

I have a bone to pick with UKOUG. I’m coming from Birmingham and I’m a lazy git, so why the heck am I on in the first slot? It was a 04:30 start to the day, for a train journey starting at...
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CALL FOR NOMINATIONS – 2015 Oracle Excellence Award: Sustainability Innovation

Is your organization using an Oracle product to help with a sustainability initiative while reducing costs? Saving energy? Saving gas? Saving paper? For example, you may use Oracle’s Agile Product...
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Oracle Midlands : Event #9

The traffic on the way to Oracle Midlands Event #9 was a complete nightmare! There are a bunch of roadworks around the city that are making the traffic movement really problematic at the moment. Added...
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Empowering Mobile Productivity

Today's workers are mobile. They want access to networked or cloud-based applications 24/7/365 from anywhere in the world via smartphones, tablets, or similar mobile devices, and from Wi-Fi or 3G/4G-enabled...
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2015 Mobile Threat Report

The research illustrates that in 2014, nearly one million (931,620) unique malicious applications were produced, or rather a 391 percent increase from 2013 alone. Android devices continue to be the main...
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A Day in the Life of the Mobile Worker

Today's IT leaders face a difficult situation in handling mobile device security and policy compliance, particularly given the Bring Your Own Device, or BYOD, trend. The Consumerization of IT is driving...
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