OTN APAC tour stop 3 – Tokyo, Japan

I woke up on Tuesday Morning with a bit of shock on confusion. Where was I? Did I oversleep? What day is it? Do I have to be at the airport and fly somewhere again? When you travel to a new destination...
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Ray Wang keynoting at Oracle CloudWorld in Boston on Tuesday, December 9th

Are you ready for the Cloud? Are you ready to capitalize on fundamental technological, behaviorial, and market shifts? Then join us at Oracle CloudWorld Boston on Tuesday, December 9 and...
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November 18: Ovation Brands ERP Cloud Reference Forum

Join us for another Oracle Customer Reference Forum on Tuesday, November 18, 2014, at 9:00 a.m. Pacific Time / 11:00 a.m. Central Time. The leadership team at Ovation Brands—CFO Keith Kravcik and...
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Will the REAL Snap Clone functionality please stand up?

Every so often our competitors like to spread false information about our solutions so as to gain unfair advantage. I wanted to address this for the Enterprise Manager Snap Clone functionality, so this...
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OTN APAC 2014 : Tokyo to Beijing

Not much sleep last night. When I know I’ve got an early start I don’t sleep well because I’m worrying about waking up late. At 04:00 I started getting everything ready to leave. I met...
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Oracle Sales Cloud Wins Big!

Outstanding! Oracle Cloud Applications received the Technology Innovation Award in Cloud Computing for 2014 from Ventana Research. The award is based on the strength of our portfolio, which includes infrastructure,...
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#ChevyGuy Response is Authentic, Human, and Brilliant

A Guest Post by Meg Bear, Group Vice President, Oracle Social Cloud (pictured left) For those who didn’t hear, Chevrolet executive Rikk Wilde had a little trouble during his live television...
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Parallel Fun

As I write, there’s an ongoing thread on Oracle-L that started with the (paraphrased) question: “I’ve got this query that returns 7 million rows; when I change it to ‘select count(*)’...
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OTN APAC 2014 : Tokyo – Day 2

Day 2 of the English speaking track of the Tokyo event began with: Tom Kyte : Oracle Optimizer : What’s new in the Oracle Database 12c? Mike Dietrich : Hitchhiker’s Guide to Oracle Database...
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Quick Links to Helpful Literature on Oracle Database In-Memory Column Store.

I’m surprised to find that Google is not cleanly ranking the helpful set of blog posts by Oracle’s Maria Colgan on the Oracle Database 12c In-Memory Column Store feature so I thought I’d...
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