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Oracle Buys Maxymiser.

Oracle released node-oracledb 1.0.

Oracle Helps Organizations Power Customer Experiences with Latest Releases of Oracle Service Cloud and Oracle Social Cloud.

Resource to Plan Business Continuity with Oracle VM.

Webcast: Oracle Big Data Discovery Version 1.1.


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Oracle
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Node-oracledb goes 1.0
The Node.js add-on for Oracle Database
Christopher Jones writes, "Oracle released node-oracledb 1.0, the Node.js add-on to enable high performance Oracle Database applications. Node-oracledb is available from npmjs.com and GitHub.

Each month or so, since our first code bundle was pushed to GitHub earlier this year, we released a node-oracledb update with new functionality..."

Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service
By Javier Puerta
Javier writes, "Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service brings the full power of the Oracle Exadata database platform to the cloud. With this service, customers can run Oracle databases in the cloud with the same functionality, performance, and availability of on-premises Oracle Exadata-based production databases, already in operation at thousands of mission-critical sites worldwide..."
News
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Oracle Buys Maxymiser
Extends Oracle Marketing Cloud's Leadership with the Industry's Most Powerful Solution for Optimizing Web and Mobile Customer Experiences
Oracle announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Maxymiser, a leading provider of cloud-based software that enables marketers to test, target and personalize what a customer sees on a Web page or mobile app, substantially increasing engagement and revenue. Maxymiser optimizes over 20 billion customer experiences per month for brands such as Allianz, HSBC, Lufthansa, Tommy Hilfiger and Wyndham.

Oracle Marketing Cloud is already the fastest growing software platform for modern marketers in the world. The addition of Maxymiser to Oracle Marketing Cloud will strengthen the most comprehensive solution to manage marketing programs across all digital channels and across the customer lifecycle.

Features
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Internet of Things Scavenger Hunt
By Eric Renaud
Eric blogs, "I was recently talking with brilliant folks over in the AppsLab and learned about the scavenger hunt they ran in coordination with the Oracle Development Tools User Group (ODTUG) at Kscope15, held recently in Florida.

The scavenger hunt, being IoT focused and incorporating mobile and wearable technologies, peaked my interest as it drew parallels from where this is happening right on the ground (literally at Kscope15) to where it is, and will be happening soon, with Oracle Cloud product and services..."

Oracle Big Data Discovery Version 1.1
August 29th at 10 a.m. Pacific USA time
August 29th at 10 a.m. Pacific USA time - Partners and customers can join our webcast with Cloudera, Unlock Your Analytic Talent with the Visual Face of Hadoop

Oracle Big Data Discovery version 1.1 is now available. This release extends Oracle's innovation in Big Data Analytics by bringing together the best open-source and Oracle technologies, enabling you to reach more of the market and address more of your clients' analytics challenges.

Solaris
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Oracle Solaris Curriculum and Certification Guide
Let Us Help You with Your Career
The Oracle Solaris Curriculum and Certification Guide illustrates the various learning opportunities offered by Oracle University, from which you can choose to tailor your own learning path.
Cloud Computing
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Oracle Helps Organizations Power Customer Experiences with Latest Releases of Oracle Service Cloud and Oracle Social Cloud
Enables brands to leverage social channels and self-service communities to expand customer engagements and business insights
"Oracle unveiled significant new functionality within Oracle Service Cloud and Oracle Social Cloud that helps organizations deliver better customer experience and drive more informed business decisions. The new social customer service capabilities enable brands to increase social engagement and business insights via a new community self-service solution, enhanced social service and incident routing, and extended social listening and analytics capabilities to private data sources..."
It's all about the Cloud!
Register now for OTN's next Virtual Technology Summit

"It's all about the Cloud! Hear from Oracle ACEs, Java Champions and Oracle Product Experts, as they share their insights and expertise through Hands-on-Labs, highly technical presentations and demos that enable you to master the skills you need to meet today's IT challenges. Chat live with folks and ask your questions as you attend sessions..."

OTN Virtual Technology Summit Middleware Track: Focus on PaaS
September 16, 2015 AMER; September 23, 2015 EMEA; September 30, 2015 APAC
The middleware track in the Fall 2015 edition of the OTN Virtual Technology Summit puts the spotlight on Oracle's Mobile Cloud Service (MCS), Process Cloud Service (PCS), and Java Cloud Service (JCS), three of the more the two dozen new services available on the Oracle Cloud Platform. In each of the three deep-dive sessions a recognized expert from the OTN community walks you through a technical how-to to demonstrate how you can use these PaaS services.
Exadata
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PartnerCast: Build your Business with Engineered Systems
Replay available
If you missed it, you can now watch on demand the recent Partnercast: "Build your Business with Engineered Systems", where Lindsey Pickle, Senior Director of Global Partner Enablement hosts Phil Conley, Director of Exadata Business Development at Oracle, to discuss how to move forward with Oracle Engineered Systems.
vBeers-SF
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vBeers @ Miami
Wednesday, August 25th, 2015: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Mike's At Venetia - 555 NE 15th St Fl 9, Miami 33132

Come out and connect with other professionals in your industry! vBeers is a great event meant to promote growth of the IT industry here in South Florida. Register today so you can be a part of this great monthly event! Feel free to invite all of your friends and co workers who work in the IT industry!

This month's vBeers @ Miami is being sponsored by Computer Systems Support.

There is $3 valet parking the 555 Venetia building: Mike's is on the 9th floor.

Register today so you can be a part of this great monthly event! Feel free to invite your friends and co workers who work in the IT industry! The South Florida Technology Alliance (SFTA) is managing sponsorships. See the SFTA website for details.

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Top Ten Articles for last few Issues
Vol 210 Issues 1 and 2; Vol 209 Issues 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5; Vol 208 Issue 4
We track how frequently each article is viewed on the web site to determine which the readers consider the most important. For last week, the top 10 articles were:

  • BeanShell: Platform independent scripts using Java
  • Oracle VM VirtualBox 5.0.2
  • European Space Agency on Java and NetBeans
  • Solaris Swift using ZFS Storage Appliance
  • Oracle Solaris 11 and Secure, Efficient Customer Multitenancy
  • Stateful Packet Inspection
  • Node.js: Free & Open Source Smart Tools
  • Ruby Tuesday Streamlines Hiring and Onboarding of Team Members
  • The Internet of Things
  • Big Data and a Holistic Approach to Customer Experience

The longer version of this article has list of top ten articles for the last 8 weeks.

    Virtualization
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    VTS - Spotlight on Operating Systems, Virtualization Technologies and Hardware
    Virtual Technology Summit - September 16, 2015 (AMER); September 23, 2015 (EMEA); September 30, 2015 (APAC)

    Register now for OTN's new Virtual Technology Summit - September 16, 2015. Hear from Oracle ACEs, Java Champions and Oracle Product Experts, as they share their insights and expertise through Hands-on-Labs, highly technical presentations and demos that enable you to master the skills you need to meet today's IT challenges. Chat live with folks and ask your questions as you attend sessions.

    Resource to Plan Business Continuity with Oracle VM
    Friday Spotlight
    Many customers rely on Oracle VM to virtualize enterprise applications and realize greater flexibility and lower infrastructure costs. It's important to have a robust business continuity and disaster recovery strategy in place for your enterprise infrastructure. There are multiple areas that must be taken into consideration when planning an overall business continuity solution for your enterprise.

    Greg King, Principal Best Practices Consultant from Oracle VM product management team, has prepared a comprehensive set of documents to serve as the one-stop guide to help you plan business continuity with Oracle VM.

    Java Technology
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    Java Everywhere: Write Once Run Anywhere with DukeScript
    By Geertjan Wielenga

    Geertjan writes, "For quite some time already, Java has been failing on its 'write once, run anywhere' promise. DukeScript (DukeScript.com) would like to change that by enabling a clean separation of view and logic in cross-platform applications. In this article, a simple scenario is used to introduce the basics of DukeScript..."

    Java 8 Update 60 Release
    By Yolande Poirier
    This latest Java 8 release includes Nashorn enhancements, and improvements to Deployment Rule Set functionality. It also has ARM support and the Java Development Kit for ARM is part of the release 8u60 (JDK 8u60 for ARM). A substantial number of bug fixes are available in this release. Make sure to check the release notes for details.
    Virtual Technology Summit - September 16, 2015 (AMER); September 23, 2015 (EMEA); September 30, 2015 (APAC)
    Spotlight on Java

    Register now for OTN's new Virtual Technology Summit - September 16, 2015. Hear from Oracle ACEs, Java Champions and Oracle Product Experts, as they share their insights and expertise through Hands-on-Labs, highly technical presentations and demos that enable you to master the skills you need to meet today's IT challenges. Chat live with folks and ask your questions as you attend sessions.

    DevOps, Docker, Chef, ...
    Java Magazine
    What problems does DevOps solve, how is it used, and what are some of the tools? This new issue of the Java Magazine focuses on all things DevOps. 'DevOps has given developers more insight into how their code runs and helped admins become less risk-averse' explains Patrick Debois, who created DevOps. Consider the example of Netflix, which reaped the benefits of using DevOps. Combine the implementation of Docker, Puppet and Vagrant to create a successful continuous delivery (CD).
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    Oracle Identity Management
    Increased security for mobile devices
    Oracle has now integrated a Mobility Management system into its Identity Management solution. In the new version, which bears the number 11gR2 Patchset 3, companies can also protect users outside the company network via a standardised user interface.
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