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Oracle Priority Service Infogram for 12-JUN-2012

12c In-Memory Option
The news is all over the place, so I'll just include a couple of items on our big announcement. One is the announcement itself: Larry Ellison Unveils Breakthrough Technology, Which Turns the Promise of Real-Time into a Reality.

Oracle's Database of Youth

Lawrence J. Ellison, Oracle’s chief, has positioned the new version of his flagship database as a great marriage of stability and change from a company now worth more than IBM.

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Contributions by Angela Golla, Infogram Deputy Editor

Oracle Database Release Schedule
Need to know the current Oracle database release schedule?  Bookmark Note:742060.1.  It is frequently updated with the latest information. 

More Scrutiny, Still Spectacular

Executive compensation boards are growing more independent and rewards are increasingly tied to results. But C.E.O. pay remains enormous.

Oracle Priority Service Infogram for 05-JUN-2014

RDBMS
From Oracle Scratchpad, a handy index posting on Jonathan Lewis' series on Execution Plans.
DBA Kevlar lets us know that: 12.1.0.4 is HERE!! :).

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Contributions by Angela Golla, Infogram Deputy Editor

Upgrade Your Database Certification To 12c With A Single Exam

Falling Price of Shares Creates Risk at Salesforce

Some analysts say the cloud-computing juggernaut is overly reliant on stock-based pay and that a prolonged slump in its share price could harm the health of its core operations.

Standards Corner: Preventing Pervasive Monitoring

On Wednesday night, I watched NBC’s interview of Edward Snowden. The past year has been tumultuous one in the IT security industry. There has been some amazing revelations about the activities of governments around the world; and, we have had several instances of major security bugs in key security libraries: Apple's ‘gotofail’ bug  the OpenSSL Heartbleed bug, not to mention Java’s zero day bug,

Oregon: Suit Sought Over Health Site

Gov. John Kitzhaber asked the state attorney general to sue the company that built the state’s online health insurance enrollment system, the failure of which resulted in multiple investigations.

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