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Now Available for Download: Presentations from Oracle OpenWorld 2013

Oracle OpenWorld Head to the Content Catalog and start downloading your favorite sessions. No registration needed. Sessions will be available for download until March 2014.

Note that some presenters chose not to make their sessions available.

Via the Oracle OpenWorld Blog.

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Oracle OpenWorld 2012 – Latest and Final News (Oct04)

Selected tweets, videos and photos from the last two days of Oracle OpenWorld 2012:

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Oracle OpenWorld 2012 – Latest News (Oct02)

Selected articles, tweets, videos and photos from Tuesday’s events:

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Oracle OpenWorld 2012 – Latest News (Oct01)

Selected articles and tweets from Sunday and Monday’s events:

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Oracle ACE Director Product Briefing 2012 – Day 2

Here is what happened today during the briefing:

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Oracle ACE Director Product Briefing 2012 – Day 1

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How Big Will Oracle OpenWorld Be This Year?

One of the world’s largest technology conferences is going to start shortly. Oracle OpenWorld 2012 will officially kick off this Sunday, September 30. I will be attending and hope to see you there.

Last year’s event hosted more than 45,000 registered attendees from 117 countries. With eight new acquisitions so far this year, I expect the 2012 event to be even bigger, more than 50,000 attendees and 2,000 sessions.

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Oracle Public Cloud, It’s Here

More information at cloud.oracle.com.

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Oracle ACE Director Product Briefing

Last Thursday and Friday, I, and my fellow ACE Directors, attended a product briefing at Oracle HQ. Essentially, it was a mini conference for ACE Directors organized by the ACE program team.

During these two days, Oracle product managers and SVP across different product lines shared with us the latest and greatest and what’s going to be announced next week in the areas of database, middleware and development tools.

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Oracle to announce big data accelerator that has something to do with Hadoop?

Mark Fontecchio:

CEO Larry Ellison added that Oracle plans announcements around Exadata this fall, presumably at Oracle OpenWorld. It seemed like Ellison couldn’t wait to spill some of the details. He said the company plans on announcing some kind of in-memory accelerator for Exadata in the fall, as well as a big data accelerator. From how Ellison was speaking, it seemed like the big data accelerator will have something to do with Hadoop.
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