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    Five Minute Briefing: April 30, 2014

    Published in conjunction with the Independent Oracle Users Group (IOUG), this bi-weekly publication contains news, market research, insight for the Oracle ecosystem, as well as IOUG news and information. Subscribers also receive IOUG ResearchWire, a bi-monthly reseach report for the Oracle community.

    NEWS FLASHES

    ORACLE RELEASES VIRTUAL COMPUTE APPLIANCE X4-2

    Providing expanded cloud services and enhanced compute and storage, the latest release of Oracle Virtual Compute Appliance - X4-2 - has been introduced. In order to save customers hours of labor and decrease the risk of physical and software configuration errors, the system arrives ready to run production workloads with little software-defined configuration, according to Oracle.

    WITH 11.2 RELEASE, ORACLE SOLARIS EVOLVES FROM OS TO COMPLETE PLATFORM

    At an event in NYC, Oracle president Mark Hurd and EVP John Fowler unveiled Solaris 11.2, which represents an evolution from operating system to a complete platform, they said. The phenomena of cloud and engineered systems are driven by the same requirement, which is the need to transfer work from the IT budget to the R&D budget to make things work more efficiently, observed Hurd, who asked, "Who really wants to glue an operating system to a server?"

    NEWS FROM SHARE

    DBMOTO ENABLES REAL-TIME DATA REPLICATION AND CDC TO SAP SYBASE IQ AND ORACLE DATABASE 12C

    BackOffice Associates' HiT Software division has announced that DBMoto version 8.2 includes support for SAP Sybase IQ, and support for Oracle Database 12c as a multitenant database with one or many pluggable databases;

    THINK ABOUT IT

    TRANSITIONING BIG DATA PROCESSING FOR QUICKER DECISION-MAKING

    Just after data is created, there is high value attached to it. As data begins to age, its value does not diminish, but the nature of that value begins to change. For many enterprises that are dealing with large data volumes, timely data access can be a major issue, especially when customers demand quick response times. Let's examine the challenge of processing data in real time reliably and meeting customers' expectations for quick responses.

    IOUG NEWS AND INFORMATION

    BECOME AN #IOUGENIUS AND JOIN THE COMMUNITY

    #IOUGenius takes the pulse of one hot topic each week and aggregates top content from the Oracle user community.

    DIDN’T MAKE IT TO VEGAS THIS YEAR? GET THE NEXT BEST THING

    Looking for an easy to way to download all the COLLABORATE conference proceedings?

    IOUG ONLINE STORAGE COMMUNITY

    The IOUG Storage Community is a resource center featuring helpful white papers, webinars, articles and websites, as well as a forum and calendar to keep you up to date with all upcoming IOUG Storage activities.

    NOMINATIONS DUE JUNE 20 FOR ORACLE EXCELLENCE AWARDS: SUSTAINABILITY INNOVATION

    Is your organization using Oracle products to reduce its environmental footprint while improving operational efficiencies? Reducing energy usage? Reducing gas usage? Going paperless? You and your partner may be a likely nominee for Oracle's Sustainability Innovation Award.

    ORACLE NEWS AND UPDATES - APRIL 30, 2014 UPDATE

    Books, videos, and articles provide information about Oracle products and services.

    REGISTER FOR THE UPCOMING STORAGE VIRTUAL CONFERENCE

    Looking to increase your storage knowledge? Attend the upcoming Storage Virtual Conference for a half day of storage education.

    SAVE THE DATE FOR COLLABORATE 15

    We would love to see you in Vegas again next year! Save the date to join us April 12-16, 2015!

    UPCOMING REGIONAL USER GROUP EVENTS IN MAY, JUNE, AND JULY

    Connect with Oracle users and IOUG Members on a more personal level close to home.


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