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Five Minute Briefing - Oracle
July 15, 2015

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

To help companies support their complete quote-to-cash process in the Cloud, Oracle has expanded the Oracle Supply Chain Management Cloud with the addition of two new products, Oracle Order Management Cloud and Oracle Global Order Promising Cloud.

New additions to the Oracle Cloud Platform were introduced in June. A critical piece of the updated suite, according to Amit Zavery, senior vice president of Cloud Platform at Oracle, is the Oracle Integration Cloud Service, which aims to simplify integration between cloud and on-premises Oracle and third-party applications.

Oracle has taken the wraps off Oracle VM VirtualBox 5.0, the latest release of the free and open source, cross-platform virtualization software. Now generally available, Oracle VM VirtualBox runs on standard x86 desktop and laptop computers, and enables developers and users to create cloud and local applications without the overhead of using a full server environment.


Think About It

Nowadays, data moves well beyond the data center—as well as beyond corporate walls. The challenge is to support data as it moves from data center to cloud, from cloud to cloud, and from cloud to data center. This issue was explored in a recent survey conducted by Unisphere Research among the members of the Independent Oracle Users Group (IOUG).


IOUG News and Information

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

Every month IOUG shines the spotlight on one of our members! This month we are spotlighting Jim Czuprynski, Consultant for Zero Defect Computing, Inc. and regular IOUG SELECT Journal author.

IOUG offers webcasts on a range of topics including big data, database security, IoT, and many more.

Oracle provides informational resources, including educational events, webcasts, and white papers.

Is there a tip or best practice you use in your work all the time? Code snippets and favorite queries you keep within easy reach? We want to know it! IOUG is looking for contributors to the annual Tips & Best Practices Booklet, and we know you've got something to share.

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