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Special report: Collaborate '08

Continuing coverage of Collaborate '08, the largest conference for users of Oracle applications, combining the IOUG, OAUG and Quest.

Collaborate '08 is the premier event for users of Oracle technology. This huge conference brings together the Independent Oracle Users Group, the Oracle Applications Users Group and Quest International Users Group to offer best practices and training for users of Oracle's database and business applications technology. was on the scene to bring you the latest breaking news and up-to-the-minute blog coverage from the show.


  Breaking news  

Oracle users prepare for MDM: Master data management (MDM) systems, including Oracle's, are becoming more mature. A speaker at Collaborate offered 10 best practices for implementing MDM.

PepsiCo's database head offers DBA career advice: Managers' expectations of DBAs are not always clear-cut. A former head of the IOUG offers up her perspective from both sides.

Weighing remote database administration pros and cons takes care: Turning to remote database administration makes sense for some organizations -- and some DBAs -- according to a speaker at Collaborate.

Podcast: Oracle outlines AIA vision: Jose Lazares, the new Application Integration Architecture (AIA) chief, lays out the latest on Oracle AIA and how customers and partners will be involved.

Oracle 11g upgrade veteran offers step-by-step advice: Oracle database upgrades are never easy, but one DBA who's been through it offered step-by-step advice at Collaborate '08.

Oracle's 10 steps to get to Fusion: The "10 steps to get to Fusion Applications" rely on planning and investing in Oracle technology, according to an Oracle executive at the Collaborate conference.

Ari Kaplan discusses Collaborate '08: Ari Kaplan, president of the Independent Oracle Users Group looks ahead to the hot topics at Collaborate '08 in this podcast.

Special report: Collaborate '07: Click here for in-depth news, blogs and tips from last year's conference, Collaborate '07.


  Eye on Oracle blog  

Eating a whale sandwich — a real-life Fusion roadmap: Floyd Teter, a customer preparing a roadmap to Fusion applications for his business, gave an informative yet humorous presentation at Collaborate.

CaSe SEnsITive PasSWoRds and other Oracle 11g features : Now that Oracle 11g has been released and digested by early adopters and beta testers, people are getting a handle on what they like. Case sensitive passwords in the database seem to be an early winner at sessions here in Denver.

Phillips slams SAP, brags about databases at Collaborate '08: In his opening keynote address at Collaborate '08 here in Denver, Oracle president Charles Phillips outlined Oracle's strategy to dominate the database, middleware and applications markets.


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