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- April 18, 2018
The Collaborate 18 conference will shine a light on Oracle cloud adoption and migration issues, and on the impact that such moves can have on the careers of DBAs and other IT professionals.
- September 19, 2017
After a round of layoffs to its Solaris division, it appears Oracle is phasing out its hardware portfolio and continuing to focus on the cloud.
- April 13, 2016
The Oracle database and applications forum, presented by three independent user groups, combines hands-on experiences, networking opportunities and an exhibitor showcase.
- April 04, 2016
In a session at Collaborate 16, database architect Ziaul Mannan will reveal the ways DBAs are being overlooked as potential executives and how to prove internally that DBA skills translate well to IT leadership roles.
- November 13, 2015
Maria Anderson, IOUG president, believes that resilience is crucial to thriving in the IT profession. IT professionals also need to expand their roles into business, she says.
- May 05, 2015
In a Q&A, OAUG president Melissa English discusses her passion for mingling with attendees at the 2015 Collaborate conference and how Oracle users old and new can learn from each other.
- April 30, 2015
John Matelski, an IT executive and current president of the Independent Oracle Users Group, makes bringing out the leadership skills of DBAs and other technical staffers who are IOUG members a priority.
- April 10, 2015
Michael Brown thinks that the Collaborate conference has gotten away from its roots in education. At Collaborate 15, he is presenting sessions for new users and experienced ones.
- January 27, 2015
Leon Panetta is joining Oracle's board of directors, the OAUG user group has a new leader, and the Supreme Court is seeking a White House opinion in the Oracle vs. Google case.
- October 17, 2014
Oracle has changed its policy on DBA certifications, retiring older ones and requiring database administrators to get current on Oracle Database versions or lose their active status.
- November 13, 2012
Is going to Oracle Day worth the trip? If you're going for Oracle career networking, yes. But is the information useful?
- December 28, 2010
Read about the pros and cons of working as an Oracle DBA or developer at a college or university, and how salaries, benefits, culture and responsibilities compare to Oracle DBA jobs in other industries.
- May 14, 2010
April Sims, a DBA at Southern Utah University and an Oracle Certified Professional, talks about her new book, “Oracle Database 11g Underground Advice for Database Administrators.”
- March 25, 2010
In this Oracle grid computing and cloud computing special report, learn about the difference between grid and cloud computing, the cloud and grid products that Oracle offers and users’ future plans for adoption.
- January 14, 2010
Despite the recession, companies are willing to pay top dollar for qualified Oracle professionals. Don Burleson offers guidance on nabbing the dream Oracle DBA job.
- December 17, 2009
Read this year’s Top 10 list of Oracle advice on Oracle security, licensing, databases and more from the SearchOracle.com experts.
- November 05, 2009
Get tips on ERP project management for an R12 implementation, including ERP organization and staffing, in this second installment of a three-part series on ERP project success.
- October 15, 2009
Toad for Oracle product manager John Pocknell discusses what Oracle DBAs and developers can expect in the new Toad for Oracle 10.
- September 25, 2009
Despite the past year's economic turbulence, compensation for Oracle DBAs rose, but so did the workload.
- September 18, 2009
IOUG President Ian Abramson discusses what to expect at Oracle OpenWorld 2009, including information on hot topics like Oracle 11g R2, Oracle Middleware 11g, and the Sun acquisition.
- June 15, 2009
SearchOracle.com audio downloads and podcasts -- short interviews with leading authors and gurus on the most important issues in the Oracle world.
- April 27, 2009
Read SearchOracle.com's coverage of Collaborate '09, the largest conference for users of Oracle applications, combining the IOUG, OAUG and Quest.
- September 17, 2008
This special report is your guide to Oracle OpenWorld 2008, the biggest annual conference for users of Oracle database and applications technology worldwide.
- May 01, 2008
Managers' expectations of DBAs are not always clear-cut. A former head of the IOUG offers up her perspective from both sides.
- September 07, 2007
Forrester's Noel Yuhanna sizes up Oracle and SQL Server interoperability features and sheds light on data virtualization, a new way to solve the data integration problem.
- September 01, 2007
Technology professionals offer harsh criticism and rave reviews of Oracle's support organization, while an industry expert sizes up the alternatives.
- July 11, 2007
This special report is your go-to source for information on the new Oracle Database 11g release. Read breaking news and analysis as well as tips and expert advice on new features, the upgrade process and more.
- June 27, 2007
Being a database administrator (DBA) isn't all that bad. Just ask Jeff Buelt.
- June 18, 2007
On June 16, Oracle celebrated its 30th birthday. Rich Niemiec takes a look at Oracle's major milestones over the past three decades.
- June 15, 2007
Part of the Lessons Learned series, this week's mini-lesson will get you headed in the right direction toward an Oracle job.
- April 06, 2007
Part of the SearchOracle.com Lessons Learned series, this week's lesson covers RAID configuration.
- April 06, 2007
Part of the SearchOracle.com Lessons Learned series, this week's lesson answers your basic Oracle 10g questions.
- November 29, 2006
One of the best resources SearchOracle.com offers is our collection of learning guides. They're a perfect education tool for the beginner who's just getting started with Oracle or the seasoned professional looking to attain expert status. We've ...
- October 24, 2006
DBAs won't face demise in the face of greater automation, but their roles are certainly going to change a great deal, says a speaker at Oracle OpenWorld.
- September 27, 2006
Everything you need to know about Oracle's high-profile acquisition spree and Fusion integration plans is here in one spot.
- August 22, 2006
Let's find out what how much you really know about Oracle security.
- August 01, 2006
This special report compiles news, analysis and expert advice on Oracle security topics, including breaking articles and content from our archives, to help you conquer your daily security challenges.
- April 13, 2006
IOUG president Ari Kaplan explains what's on tap for the Collaborate '06 Oracle users' conference being held later this month in Nashville.
- April 14, 2005
@9963 Robert G. Freeman, Oracle consultant and the author of several books, including "Portable DBA: Oracle" and "Oracle Database 10g New Features," knows a bit about the highs and lows of being an Oracle DBA. At next month's July 27, 2004 27 Jul'04
Is your DBA resume so yesterday? Get ready for today's job market with common sense tips for writing the perfect Oracle DBA resume.
- April 01, 2004
Veteran DBAs are finding that rookies aren't the only ones suffering from a devastated economy.
- March 03, 2004
An overview of one of five conflict-resolution modes -- compromise -- and how and when to use it.
- March 03, 2004
An overview of one of five conflict-resolution modes -- collaboration -- and how and when to use it.
- March 02, 2004
An overview of one of five conflict-resolution modes -- accomodation -- and how and when to use it.
- March 02, 2004
An overview of one of five conflict-resolution modes -- competition -- and how and when to use it.
- February 09, 2004
If you've missed any of The Oracle Guru questions, here's another chance to test your knowledge.
- December 10, 2003
Performance tuning tip #4 from "30 tips in 30 minutes," brought to you by the IOUG.
- November 24, 2003
In order to protect themselves against offshore outsourcing, database administrators must prove that the best DBAs do a whole lot more than backup and recovery.
- November 05, 2003
The Oracle Certified Master (OCM) certification is only for top-tier Oracle gurus who spend years gaining real-world experience before being tested on far-out IT scenarios.
- October 27, 2003
General Physics Corporation grades Oracle's iLearning software, which is helping ensure their employees comply with new federal regulations.
- October 08, 2003
SearchOracle.com readers express a mix of outrage and appreciation for OCP, a certification that everyone agrees continues to carry clout in the job market.
- August 11, 2003
What exactly is a data source? This paper defines data sources within the scope of J2EE and describes their benefits, how to set them up, connection retrieval behavior from data sources in the context of transactions and the different ways security ...
- August 10, 2003
Got mentors? What about a backup plan? For rookie DBAs and experienced pros alike, Oracle guru Robert Freeman has tips on how to look good on the job.
- April 09, 2003
Despite the steepest downturn in the history of IT, there are jobs to be had by Oracle certified professionals and DBAs. To get them, insiders say, IT pros need to remember some of the rules they learned long ago and apply some new strategies as ...
- April 01, 2003
Running Oracle on Windows is a common enterprise setup, and predictably, database administrators run into common problems with it. To clear up the confusion, SearchOracle.com's resident experts offer their advice for overcoming some frequent ...
- January 16, 2003
When IT pros troubleshoot they often have to think "outside the box" to find and solve a problem. Sometimes, however, they get too creative in their thinking, overlooking the simple solution in favor of a grand scheme.
- December 12, 2002
Every DBA knows the importance of a good backup and recovery plan, but coming up with one that works isn't always so straightforward. For weeks, Craig MacPherson, a database team leader for a Canadian energy company, pored over the minute details of...
- September 11, 2002
Inadvertently deleting important data is surprisingly easy to do. A simple typo and a misplaced double click was all it took for these two DBAs to wipe out entire directories of critical files. They recount their horror in this installment of ...
- July 10, 2002
Defending their new DBA certification requirement against critics who say it's costly and unnecessary, Oracle described the move as part of a new strategy to ensure that only top-shelf candidates receive the company's stamp of approval.
- June 18, 2002
Oracle this week added a "hands-on" course to its 9i Oracle Certified Professional requirements. The company presented the move as one that will lend credibility to the OCP certification, but some industry experts think the move may backfire.
- May 02, 2002
Got an IT death wish? Attendees at IOUG Live! now know what it takes to be a lousy database administrator thanks to a presentation that pointed out twenty top mistakes DBAs make.
- April 17, 2002
Attendees at International Oracle Users Group (IOUG) Live! now know what it takes to be a lousy database administrator thanks to a presentation that pointed out the top 20 mistakes DBAs make.