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Special Report: Collaborate '09

Read's coverage of Collaborate '09, the largest conference for users of Oracle applications, combining the IOUG, OAUG and Quest.

Collaborate '09, being held May 3-7 in Orlando, Fla., is the premier event for   users of Oracle technology. This 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. is on the scene to bring you the latest breaking news and up-to-the-minute blog coverage from the show.


  Breaking news  

Oracle president touts Sun buy, new releases of Beehive, AIA: Charles Phillips told attendees at Collaborate '09 that the acquisition of Sun will help Oracle provide a full range of technology.

Oracle builds out Beehive collaboration suite: Oracle has updated its collaboration platform, bringing social networking and collaboration features to compete with IBM and Microsoft.

IOUG on 2009 Collaborate conference: what's hot, what's not: talks with Independent Oracle Users Group (IOUG) president Ian Abramson about what to expect at the 2009 Collaborate conference, the annual conference for Oracle applications and technology users.

Q&A: IOUG president sounds off on Oracle-Sun deal: talks with IOUG president Ian Abramson about Oracle's Sun Microsystems acquisition. Learn about the IOUG's take on the deal and how it may be addressed at Collaborate.

Special report: Collaborate '08: Click here for in-depth news, blogs and tips from last year's conference, Collaborate '08.


  Eye on Oracle blog  

The top 10 security risks in Oracle E-Business Suite: Users may be worried about the obvious security risks associated with putting data in a cloud, but what about those Oracle security risks which aren't as obvious?

'MySQL is not going to die,' Collaborate speaker claims Collaborate speaker George Trujillo could not say exactly what was going to happen with Oracle and Sun, but he did say that MySQL is not going to die.

Is your data secure in the cloud?: Despite the growing interest in cloud computing, Collaborate attendees were not hesitant to voice their concerns -- the biggest being the security of their data.

Oracle users can attend Collaborate 09 virtually: Coming to the rescue of cash-strapped IT professionals unable to attend Collaborate 09 in Orlando, the Independent Oracle Users Group (IOUG) announced it will be hosting virtual sessions.

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