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Legal Seminar with Allen & Overy Amsterdam

Black Duck Software Press Releases - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 13:39

Open Source Compliance - Navigating license complexity and securing know-how
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Event Dates:  Thursday, October 30, 2014 Location:  Amsterdam Lead Segment:  License
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Legal Seminar with Delphi Stockholm

Black Duck Software Press Releases - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 13:31

Open Source Compliance – Navigating the Complexities of the GPL
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Event Dates:  Friday, October 24, 2014 Location:  Stockholm Lead Segment:  License
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Legal Seminar with Plesner Copenhagen

Black Duck Software Press Releases - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 13:23

Open Source Compliance – Navigating the Complexities of the GPL

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Event Dates:  Thursday, October 23, 2014 Location:  Copenhagen Lead Segment:  License
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Oracle OpenWorld Kicks Off a Week of Education, Innovation, and Insights for Customers Around the Globe

Oracle Database News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 13:00
Oracle OpenWorld Kicks Off a Week of Education, Innovation, and Insights for Customers Around the GlobeCustomers, partners, and visionary thought leaders converge at preeminent technology and innovation event to discuss cloud, big data, engineered systems, and other transformational technologies REDWOOD SHORES, Calif. – September 26, 2014News Summary

From the information deluge to the rise of mobile and social communications, the pace of change within organizations is moving at a faster rate than ever before. Providing companies the intelligence they need to harness digital disruption and create opportunity within their own organizations, Oracle OpenWorld will provide business leaders with education and insights beginning Sunday, September 28.

Running September 28 through October 2 at San Francisco’s Moscone Center, the event brings together some of the biggest names in technology to discuss how companies can reduce cost and complexity to speed innovation and improve the customer experience. Oracle OpenWorld offers more than 2,700 educational sessions and draws 60,000 attendees from around the world.

News Facts Bringing together the industry’s brightest minds and most innovative ideas, Oracle OpenWorld 2014 begins September 28 and runs through October 2, 2014 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. Oracle Executive Chairman of the Board and Chief Technology Officer Larry Ellison will kick off a week of main stage conversations with leading Oracle executives, including CEO Mark Hurd, Executive Vice Presidents Thomas Kurian and John Fowler, and Chief Corporate Architect Edward Screven. Oracle customers, including dunnhumby, Intel, P&G, Walgreens, and Xerox will also join the conversation to share their success stories. Oracle OpenWorld keynotes will be streamed live from www.oracle.com/openworld. Together, Oracle executives and Oracle customers will share insights about the state of technology from cloud and customer experience to big data and engineered systems—everything for the modern enterprise now and in the future. The technology and innovation event of the year, Oracle OpenWorld expects to bring together more than 60,000 attendees from 145 countries to discuss important business trends and transformational technology, including cloud computing, engineered systems, and big data. As the largest and most important educational and networking event for Oracle technologists, customers, and partners, the conference will also feature insight into Oracle’s strategy and product roadmaps. Helping customers get the critical information they need to grow their business, this year’s Oracle OpenWorld will feature nine “Central” breakout areas focusing on: Big data Engineered systems Enterprise resource planning (ERP) Human capital management (HCM) MySQL Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) Customer experience (CX) — for Marketers, Customer Service and Sales Management to Directors of Social and Commerce Supply chain management (SCM) Industries—from financial services and retail to communications and public sector JavaOne, the world’s most comprehensive conference for Java developers, will run in tandem with Oracle OpenWorld. The conference brings together Java experts and enthusiasts for an extraordinary week of learning and networking focused entirely on all things Java. JavaOne will be held September 28 through October 2, 2014 at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square and Parc 55 Wyndham. Come to Learn Throughout the conference, attendees will have the opportunity to experience more than 2,700 sessions, hands-on labs (HOLs), tutorials, and birds-of-a-feather sessions (BOFs). More than 3,400 speakers, including more than 1,800 customer and partner speakers, will share how they are using Oracle technology to innovate, simplify their IT infrastructure, and improve customer experiences. Event participants can also view more than 400 demonstrations across key Oracle product areas, from servers to applications, as well as 450 partner and customer exhibits. In addition to key technology and industry tracks, the event includes deep-dive training seminars from Oracle University discussing timely topics ranging from cloud and database to engineered systems and big data. Attendees will also have the opportunity to network with more than 10 Oracle user groups from around the world. Come to Network Continuing its commitment to its community, Oracle is dedicated to bringing unique and memorable experiences to conference-goers each year. This year, attendees can enjoy: Three nights of great music, starting with Empire of the Sun on Monday, September 29 at Oracle Technology Network’s Tech Fest. Tuesday, September 30 will feature Capital Cities at the CX Central Fest. The music experience will culminate with Aerosmith, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, and Spacehog at the Oracle Customer Appreciation Event on San Francisco’s renowned Treasure Island the evening of Wednesday, October 1. An opportunity to network with peers, Oracle partners, and Oracle experts, attendees can connect at one of many lounges, Recharge Zones, and Tap and Brews during the show. Attendees also have the chance to meet Sean D. Tucker, part of Team Oracle and the world's premier air show performer. For fun-seekers, Oracle’s Ping Pong Alley, Nothin’ but Net, and Pop Quiz Corner provide innovative places to relax and play.Supporting Quote “Oracle OpenWorld 2014 will offer opportunities for our customer and partner communities to connect and to learn strategies they can employ to create more innovative, agile, and competitive businesses,” said Tania Weidick, vice president of event marketing at Oracle. “This year’s event is full of opportunities to network and learn from the brightest minds and leaders in technology. From the sessions to the unique events, it promises to be an unforgettable show.” Supporting Resources Oracle OpenWorld 2014 Oracle OpenWorld Keynotes Like Oracle OpenWorld on Facebook Join the conversation on Twitter at #oow14 Oracle OpenWorld Blog Oracle OpenWorld on LinkedInAbout Oracle OpenWorld

Oracle OpenWorld San Francisco is the most important business and technology conference of the year for Oracle customers, prospective customers, and partners. This educational conference is dedicated to helping businesses optimize existing systems and understand upcoming industry trends and breakthroughs driven by technology. Oracle OpenWorld offers more than 2,700 educational sessions, hundreds of demos and hands-on labs, and exhibitions from more than 450 partners and customers from around the world showcasing applications, middleware, database, server and storage systems, industries, management, cloud, and infrastructure solutions—all engineered for innovation. Oracle OpenWorld 2014 is September 28 through October 2 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. For more information; to register; or to watch Oracle OpenWorld keynotes, sessions, and more, visit www.oracle.com/openworld. Join the Oracle OpenWorld discussion on TwitterFacebook, and the Oracle OpenWorld blog.

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Oracle Hosts HCM Central @ OpenWorld to Help Customers Create a Great Employee Experience through Collaboration and Connectivity

Oracle Database News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 13:00
Oracle Hosts HCM Central @ OpenWorld to Help Customers Create a Great Employee Experience through Collaboration and ConnectivityPopular HCM program at Oracle OpenWorld showcases key technologies that enable HR leaders to take care of their peopleRedwood Shores, Calif. – September 26, 2014News Summary

People are the most important assets of any company or organization, and today’s HR professionals are tasked with finding, growing, and retaining the best possible talent in an increasingly competitive and mobile business environment. This year at Oracle OpenWorld, Oracle will again host HCM Central @ OpenWorld, a focused program designed to help companies create a great employee experience with modern, talent-centric, and engaging human capital management (HCM) strategies and systems. Sessions will help attendees assess how their companies are taking care of their people, show how they can leverage the cloud to support today’s employees, and provide best practices for keeping their companies agile and competitive in today’s economy.

News Facts For the second year running, Oracle OpenWorld puts human capital management (HCM) center stage with HCM Central @ OpenWorld, an HCM-specific program that locates all HR content in one convenient location. HCM Central takes place September 28 through October 2 at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco, just steps from Moscone Center. Oracle offers a modern HCM cloud solution that is personalized, connected, and secure. At HCM Central, Oracle product experts will share roadmap details and will demonstrate the unification of Oracle HCM Cloud across all dimensions including user experience, processes, data, tools, and technology. Attendees will also hear from their peers and Oracle partners, who will share success stories about moving to Oracle HCM Cloud and provide best practices for transforming HR, taking better care of their companies’ people, and contributing to the business goals of their organizations. Attendees will learn to: Use social media to drive collaboration and develop talent Go mobile to give employees the anytime, anywhere access they need Use big data to gain workforce insight and forecast performance and risk Efficiently manage a complex global organization with local compliance New this year, Oracle will hold an interactive employee experience journey mapping (EXJM) session at OpenWorld. EXJM, based on the successful customer experience journey mapping (CXJM) methodology, is designed to deliver a better employee experience to improve engagement, productivity, performance, and competitiveness. HCM Central @ OpenWorld is sponsored by Deloitte, a Diamond level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN); Cognizant, an OPN Platinum level member; and Baker Tilly, an OPN Gold level member. Registration for Oracle OpenWorld, including HCM Central @ OpenWorld, is now open. For more information on HCM-specific content and programming, visit HCM Central @ OpenWorld at www.oracle.com/openworld/hcm. Supporting Quote “As companies continue to transform their HR functions, their HR leaders are looking for guidance on best practices and technologies to help them achieve their goals,” said Chris Leone, senior vice president, Oracle HCM Strategy. “HCM Central @ OpenWorld is designed to share modern HR best practices and demonstrate the way technology—such as cloud, mobile, and social—can help contribute to business goals.”Supporting Resources HCM Central @ OpenWorld Highlights: HCM Central @ OpenWorld Oracle OpenWorld Oracle HCM: Modern HR in the Cloud Oracle HCM Cloud Oracle HCM Blog Oracle HCM on Twitter Oracle HCM on Facebook About Oracle OpenWorld

Oracle OpenWorld San Francisco is the most important business and technology conference of the year for Oracle customers, prospective customers, and partners. This educational conference is dedicated to helping businesses optimize existing systems and understand upcoming industry trends and breakthroughs driven by technology. Oracle OpenWorld offers more than 2,500 educational sessions, hundreds of demos and hands-on labs, and exhibitions from more than 400 partners and customers from around the world showcasing applications, middleware, database, server and storage systems, industries, management, cloud, and infrastructure solutions—all engineered for innovation. Oracle OpenWorld 2014 is being held September 28 through October 2 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. For more information; to register; or to watch Oracle OpenWorld keynotes, sessions, and more, visit www.oracle.com/openworld. Join the Oracle OpenWorld discussion on Twitter, Facebook, and the Oracle OpenWorld blog.

About Oracle

Oracle engineers hardware and software to work together in the cloud and in your data center. For more information about Oracle (NYSE:ORCL), visit oracle.com.

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Danielle Cormier-Smith
Oracle
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Blanc & Otus
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Code Coverage and the Development Process

You may be thinking, geez NCover, you sure write a lot about code coverage. Guilty. Yes we do. We love it. We are happy to assist the .NET development community in building better applications and quality code. Since we are always talking about it, we get asked a lot of questions about it.

why_code_coverage_blogOne of the most frequent is why do I need code coverage in my development process?

Code coverage is part of the code quality umbrella. Code quality is one of the most important concerns of any software development organization. You want to be able to see if you have a predictable code base and also make changes without upsetting the apple cart. Higher quality code should result in happier clients and customers.

There are certain groups that find it more engrained in their method. For example, code coverage is most valuable as a feedback mechanism for test-driven or agile development methodologies. Both of these methods rely on a developmental feedback loop that promotes the addition of features while maintaining a predictable quality level. Rapid development and technical prowess will only yield breakthrough results if customers can rely on the quality of your product.

Covering your code also reduces the costs of debugging deployed code. Once code has shipped, fixing a bug’s cost increases, on average,  by 1,000%. While cost savings may not be on every developer’s mind, it is an important factor to be able to continue building quality code and keeping customers happy and coming back.

Do you have additional questions about integrating code coverage into your development process? Set up a time to chat with one of our team to help see if it is a fit for you.

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Software Development with Agile Waterfall Hybrid Method

Intland Blog - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 10:21
Several methodologies and frameworks are employed in software development for various purposes. The two most common are the modern Agile, and the more traditional Waterfall methods. While both have their pros and cons that need to be weighed for your
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Black Duck Software Press Releases - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 22:06
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Progress Software Reports 2014 Fiscal Third Quarter Results

Progress Software News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 21:15
Progress Software Reports 2014 Fiscal Third Quarter Results
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Latest MySQL 5.7 Release Enhances Database Performance

Software Development Tools Directory - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 17:33
Oracle announced today a new development milestone release for MySQL 5.7. Continuing to meet the demands of today's web, cloud, and embedded applications, the new release further extends the performance, scalability, and reliability of MySQL, ...
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MemSQL's New Tiered Database Platform Now Available for Download

Software Development Tools Directory - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 17:27
MemSQL has announced the availability of MemSQL v3, which combines the world's fastest in-memory row store with a flash-optimized column store. With the addition of the column store and features such as automatic cross-datacenter replication, ...
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BlazeMeter Acquires Loadosophia

Software Development Tools Directory - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 17:18
BlazeMeter, the leading load and performance testing as a self-service platform for mobile, web and APIs, today announced the acquisition of Loadosophia, which provides state-of-the-art analytics technology for JMeter users. Andrey Pokhilko, Load ...
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Simplify Project Planning with Our New Project Browser

Intland Blog - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 17:00
Date and time: Sept 25, 2014 – 16.00 CET Webinar duration: 20 minutes What you can learn: Project Planning is one of the most critical parts of successful project execution, whatever methods are applied. Working Agile means strong collaboration, focusing on
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Building Scalable OSS Workflow Approvals with FINRA

Black Duck Software Press Releases - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 16:30
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Open source software (OSS) helps development organizations work faster and more securely while reducing costs. Knowing what code is used and approved for use and reuse lets developers write the most innovative, secure code while avoiding potential legal, operational, and security risks.

FINRA, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, developed its own OSS approval workflow process to manage the development of hundreds of internal applications. As OSS use continued to grow, the workflow process itself and the lack of intelligent code cataloging became a hindrance to developers. Join this webinar with Kostas Gaitanos, Senior Director at FINRA, and Black Duck Software, who will discuss:

  • The challenges and benefits of achieving OSS compliance
  • How to build a scalable OSS approval workflow
  • Manual vs. automated approval processes
  • Creating and maintaining a code catalog – how to inventory your code
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Building Scalable OSS Workflow Approvals with FINRA

Black Duck Software Press Releases - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 16:30
Webinar

Open source software (OSS) helps development organizations work faster and more securely while reducing costs. Knowing what code is used and approved for use and reuse lets developers write the most innovative, secure code while avoiding potential legal, operational, and security risks.
FINRA, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, developed its own OSS approval workflow process to manage the development of hundreds of internal applications. As OSS use continued to grow, the workflow process itself and the lack of intelligent code cataloging became a hindrance to developers. Join this webinar with Kostas Gaitanos, Senior Director at FINRA, and Black Duck Software, who will discuss:

  • The challenges and benefits of achieving OSS compliance
  • How to build a scalable OSS approval workflow
  • Manual vs. automated approval processes
  • Creating and maintaining a code catalog – how to inventory your code
Register Now
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Oracle Announces Oracle Enterprise Manager for MySQL and New MySQL Enterprise Edition Extensions

Oracle Database News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 13:01
Oracle Announces Oracle Enterprise Manager for MySQL and New MySQL Enterprise Edition ExtensionsCustomers benefit from an end-to-end management solution for their Oracle technology stack, including MySQLRedwood Shores, Calif. – September 25, 2014 News Summary

Oracle To help customers simplify management of complex IT environments, Oracle is extending Oracle Enterprise Manager capabilities to MySQL databases. With this new offering, customers can manage complex deployments of Oracle technologies that include MySQL, either on-premises or in a cloud. Existing users of Oracle Enterprise Manager can now easily add MySQL to their environments. Oracle is also announcing new commercial extensions for MySQL Enterprise Edition, including new backup, auditing, and enterprise encryption capabilities.

News Facts Oracle has extended the management and monitoring capabilities of Oracle Enterprise Manager to MySQL Enterprise Edition. With this capability, customers can now manage their applications and technology stack, including web and departmental applications that rely on MySQL, all from a single console. With Oracle Enterprise Manager for MySQL Database, customers can benefit from: Auto-discovery of MySQL targets Availability monitoring Configuration and metrics collection Performance dashboards Configurable thresholds With this solution, IT organizations and public cloud service providers can manage on-premises deployments as well as private and public clouds powered by Oracle technologies, including MySQL. It also provides an easy path for existing users of Oracle Enterprise Manager to adopt MySQL. MySQL Enterprise Edition customers can download Oracle Enterprise Manager for MySQL Database, Release 5.5 and higher, which is available on Oracle Linux and other Linux distributions, Microsoft Windows, and Oracle Solaris. Oracle Enterprise Manager for MySQL Database extends the list of Oracle products already integrated and certified with MySQL Enterprise Edition, including Oracle Secure Backup, Oracle Audit Vault and Database Firewall, Oracle Fusion Middleware, Oracle Data Integrator, and Oracle GoldenGate.New Commercial Extensions Available for MySQL Enterprise Edition

Oracle is also announcing the following new and enhanced commercial extensions available as part of MySQL Enterprise Edition:

New MySQL Enterprise Backup options including: Back up and restore to the cloud, allowing users to back up MySQL directly to Amazon S3 Optimistic backup and object-level recovery, improving the speed and efficiency of the backup-and-restore process, including for large databases with infrequently modified tables Binlog and relay log backup/recovery, simplifying server cloning for high availability and replication. Enhanced MySQL Enterprise Audit functionalities that enable additional filtering by user accounts for more granular enterprise auditing and compliance New MySQL Enterprise Encryption, improving data protection using public and private keys as well as asymmetric cryptography A new Yum repository for MySQL Enterprise Edition, which allows organizations to maintain their own certified infrastructure, controlling versions, patching, and updatesSupporting Quote “Many Oracle customers using Oracle Enterprise Manager also have instances of MySQL Enterprise Edition running within their organization,” said Tomas Ulin, vice president, MySQL Engineering, Oracle. “By offering Oracle Enterprise Manager for MySQL Database we are simplifying our customers’ IT management and monitoring environment, with a single integrated solution.” Supporting Resources Oracle and MySQL Webinar: MySQL for Oracle DBAs, October 23, 2014 at 9:00 AM PT MySQL MySQL Enterprise Edition MySQL BlogTwitterFacebook MySQL Central @ OpenWorld. Save $200 off the onsite registration by registering now. Register for Oracle OpenWorld 2014 San Francisco  Oracle OpenWorld 2014 Keynotes Follow Oracle OpenWorld on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn  About Oracle OpenWorld

Oracle Oracle OpenWorld San Francisco is the most important business and technology conference of the year for Oracle customers, prospective customers, and partners. This educational conference is dedicated to helping businesses optimize existing systems and understand upcoming industry trends and breakthroughs driven by technology. Oracle OpenWorld offers more than 2,700 educational sessions, hundreds of demos and hands-on labs, and exhibitions from more than 400 partners and customers from around the world showcasing applications, middleware, database, server and storage systems, industries, management, cloud, and infrastructure solutions—all engineered for innovation. Oracle OpenWorld 2014 is being held September 28 through October 2 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. For more information; to register; or to watch Oracle OpenWorld keynotes, sessions, and more, visit www.oracle.com/openworld. Join the Oracle OpenWorld discussion on Twitter, Facebook, and the Oracle OpenWorld blog.

About Oracle

Oracle engineers hardware and software to work together in the cloud and in your data center.  For more information about Oracle (NYSE:ORCL), visit www.oracle.com.

TrademarksOracle and Java are registered trademarks of Oracle and/or its affiliates. Other names may be trademarks of their respective owners.THIS DOCUMENT IS FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY AND MAY NOT BE INCORPORATED INTO A CONTRACT OR AGREEMENT.Contact Info

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Blanc & Otus
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Latest MySQL 5.7 Development Milestone Release Enhances Database Performance and Manageability

Oracle Database News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 13:00
Latest MySQL 5.7 Development Milestone Release Enhances Database Performance and ManageabilityNew release delivers 645,000 SQL queries per second and more than 1 million NoSQL queries per second in benchmark testsRedwood Shores, Calif. – September 25, 2014 News Summary

Oracle announced today a new development milestone release for MySQL 5.7. Continuing to meet the demands of today’s web, cloud, and embedded applications, the new release further extends the performance, scalability, and reliability of MySQL, the world’s most popular open source database, while enhancing management capabilities. Oracle also announced several additional MySQL product releases and early access features as well as the availability of MySQL source code on GitHub.com.

News Facts Oracle announced a new development milestone release (DMR) for MySQL 5.7. Available for download in the MySQL Developer Zone, on Monday, September 29, this MySQL 5.7.5 DMR includes many performance and scalability features, including a new optimizer dynamic cost model, improved InnoDB performance, and replication performance improvements, as well as several manageability enhancements. Also available on Monday, September 29 are: MySQL Fabric 1.5, which includes the ability to provision servers through OpenStack MySQL Workbench 6.2, which features new performance and migration capabilities The first MySQL Cluster 7.4 DMR, which delivers active-active replication as well as performance and operational enhancements In addition, Oracle is providing early access to features under development, including MySQL Group Replication and multisource replication, for community testing and feedback through http://labs.mysql.com. To better serve the MySQL community, Oracle is making the MySQL source code publicly available on GitHub.com (https://github.com/), allowing users to download it from their preferred code host and collaboration platform. Oracle will host MySQL Central @ OpenWorld from Sunday, September 28 through Thursday, October 2 at Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco. To learn more about the new MySQL capabilities and best practices for developing next-generation applications with MySQL, join us at the conference. Additional information on MySQL Central and be found here. Save $200 off the onsite registration by registering now.New MySQL Enhancements Improve Performance, Scalability, and Manageability Performance and scalability: A new MySQL optimizer dynamic cost model has been introduced to provide greater user control and better query performance. Improved InnoDB performance provides faster online and bulk load operations. Performance schema improvements include user and status variable instrumentation as well as replication information and progress instrumentation. Replication performance improvements, including intraschema multithread slave, allow many transactions to be applied in parallel while maintaining full consistency and supporting transaction retries. In benchmark tests using SysBench Read-only Point-Selects, at 1,024 connections, MySQL 5.7 delivered 645,000 queries per second (QPS), 2x better than MySQL 5.6. More than 1 million NoSQL QPS to InnoDB via Memcached were achieved with MySQL 5.7, which is 6x more than with MySQL 5.6. Manageability: A new global data dictionary improves manageability and query performance. Improved partitioning simplifies database administration by quickly and easily moving database partitions. GIS improvements provide more robust spatial data support including GeoHash and GeoJSON. Replication GTID improvements remove the requirement to run binary logs on the slaves. This latest DMR also features support for Oracle Linux 7, including native DTrace support, and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7. MySQL Fabric 1.5 provisions servers using OpenStack and also supports additional types of sharding keys. MySQL Workbench 6.2 delivers the following new capabilities: Database migrations from Microsoft Access, allowing users to easily migrate Microsoft Access data to MySQL Visual explain enhancements, improving and simplifying SQL statement performance tuning GIS data viewer, allowing users to view MySQL spatial data from a more powerful and reliable geometric engine The first MySQL Cluster 7.4 DMR features the following enhancements to increase scalability, uptime, and agility: Active-active replication, allowing replication between clusters in different locations with automated conflict detection and resolution Performance enhancements, exploiting more cores within each node to massively scale out throughput Operational improvements such as improved reporting and faster maintenance activities Key features are also available through http://labs.mysql.com for early testing and feedback from the MySQL community, including: Multi-source Replication, which consolidates data from multiple masters to one or more slaves MySQL Group Replication, which simplifies high availability by allowing any server to accept writes and enhances application transparency by removing the need for the application and servers to coordinate where transactions should be routed.Supporting Quote “Oracle is focused on enhancing MySQL to provide the community and customers with the best capabilities for building and delivering their web, cloud, and embedded applications,” said Tomas Ulin, vice president, MySQL Engineering, Oracle. “The latest MySQL 5.7 development milestone release delivers on our promise of release early, release often, and the enhanced performance and management features are the result of our collaboration with users. Additionally, by making the MySQL source code available on GitHub.com we are allowing users to get access to the latest MySQL innovations from one of the world’s largest code host and collaboration platforms.” Supporting Resources Download the MySQL 5.7 development milestone release here. Terms, conditions, and restrictions apply. MySQL Labs MySQL Fabric Webcast: Latest Developments in Provisioning, Sharding & High Availability with MySQL Fabric, October 15, 2014 at 9:00 AM PT MySQL Cluster MySQL Central @ OpenWorld. Save $200 off the onsite registration by registering now. Register for Oracle OpenWorld 2014 San Francisco  Oracle OpenWorld 2014 Keynotes Follow Oracle OpenWorld on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedInAbout Oracle OpenWorld

Oracle Oracle OpenWorld San Francisco is the most important business and technology conference of the year for Oracle customers, prospective customers, and partners. This educational conference is dedicated to helping businesses optimize existing systems and understand upcoming industry trends and breakthroughs driven by technology. Oracle OpenWorld offers more than 2,700 educational sessions, hundreds of demos and hands-on labs, and exhibitions from more than 400 partners and customers from around the world showcasing applications, middleware, database, server and storage systems, industries, management, cloud, and infrastructure solutions—all engineered for innovation. Oracle OpenWorld 2014 is being held September 28 through October 2 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. For more information; to register; or to watch Oracle OpenWorld keynotes, sessions, and more, visit www.oracle.com/openworld. Join the Oracle OpenWorld discussion on Twitter, Facebook, and the Oracle OpenWorld blog.

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Pennsylvania Treasury Makes Innovative Use of Oracle GRC Applications in Pre-Transactional Auditing Process

Oracle Database News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 13:00
Pennsylvania Treasury Makes Innovative Use of Oracle GRC Applications in Pre-Transactional Auditing ProcessState Treasury wins Oracle Governance, Risk, and Compliance Innovation AwardRedwood Shores, Calif. – September 25, 2014News Summary

Pennsylvania (PA) Treasury recently implemented Oracle Governance, Risk, and Compliance (Oracle GRC) in an attempt to improve audit controls over its payment process by using advanced audit algorithms prior to processing billions of dollars in payments. This new platform is designed to enable the PA Treasury to expand upon its existing fiscal review processes, which seek to identify and prevent error, waste, and fraud. The solutions will help the PA Treasury audit every transaction, which is expected to increase the annual savings the Treasury realizes for taxpayers. Given the impact, scale, and proactive approach, PA Treasury has been selected to receive the new Oracle GRC Innovation award, which will be presented at Oracle OpenWorld 2014 in San Francisco.

News Facts The Pennsylvania (PA) Treasury has completed a major financial transformation project using Oracle Governance, Risk, and Compliance (Oracle GRC) and Oracle’s PeopleSoft Financials to automate significant components of its payment and fiscal review processes. The project replaced the agency’s legacy payment systems with Oracle solutions and was completed on time and under budget. Oracle GRC automates advanced financial controls across the PA Treasury’s payment process to help prevent errors, waste, misuse, and fraud. The department processes more than 30 million transactions worth more than $75 billion yearly based on recent past fiscal year transaction volumes. The PA Treasury’s innovative use of Oracle GRC is expected to help the department increase the average annual savings realized through its pre-transactional audits. Over the past four fiscal years, the department has saved an average of $100 million annually in erroneous payments. Oracle GRC will automatically flag erroneous payments in Oracle’s PeopleSoft Financials as suspicious. PA Treasury can then use the savings toward strategic projects and programs. PA Treasury has won the Oracle GRC Innovation award for this industry-first solution. The deployment was chosen over several strong nominations because of the uniqueness of the business case, the degree of innovation, and the overall impact of the transformational project. Experts from Oracle and PA Treasury will present the highlights of the project as part of the Oracle GRC General Session at Oracle OpenWorld 2014, September 28 through October 2 in San Francisco. Oracle GRC solutions have helped many organizations deploy advanced controls to manage enterprise-wide application security, configurations, and transactions as well as document and assess their internal controls over critical business processes. Oracle GRC uses big data techniques such as graph searches and patterns to detect duplicate, split, and other unusual payments with a high degree of accuracy.Supporting Quotes “The Pennsylvania Treasury’s groundbreaking use of Oracle GRC and Oracle’s PeopleSoft to stop financial leakage is paving the way for other organizations to improve profits, strengthen internal controls, and provide a modern platform to meet the recent update to the COSO [Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission] framework. For these reasons, we are delighted to present the Oracle GRC Innovation award to the Pennsylvania Treasury,” said Sid Sinha, senior director, Oracle GRC Product Strategy. “We saw an innovative opportunity to use Oracle GRC in our fiscal review process that, we believe, will help us to improve our pre-transactional auditing capabilities,” said PN Narayanan, chief information officer, Pennsylvania Treasury. “We believe this solution will give our fiscal review team advanced tools to perform their jobs more efficiently and adapt to changing requirements more quickly.” Supporting Resources Oracle Governance, Risk, and Compliance Oracle’s PeopleSoft Financials Oracle GRC Customer Success Sessions at Oracle OpenWorld Free GRC Certification Exam at Oracle OpenWorld Oracle GRC Advanced Controls on LinkedIn About Oracle OpenWorld

Oracle OpenWorld San Francisco is the most important business and technology conference of the year for Oracle customers, prospective customers, and partners. This educational conference is dedicated to helping businesses optimize existing systems and understand upcoming industry trends and breakthroughs driven by technology. Oracle OpenWorld offers more than 2,500 educational sessions, hundreds of demos and hands-on labs, and exhibitions from more than 400 partners and customers from around the world showcasing applications, middleware, database, server and storage systems, industries, management, cloud, and infrastructure solutions—all engineered for innovation. Oracle OpenWorld 2014 is being held September 28 through October 2 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. For more information; to register; or to watch Oracle OpenWorld keynotes, sessions, and more, visit www.oracle.com/openworld. Join the Oracle OpenWorld discussion on Twitter, Facebook, and the Oracle OpenWorld blog.

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Oracle Marketing Cloud Extends Partnership with Box

Oracle Database News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 13:00
Oracle Marketing Cloud Extends Partnership with BoxNew Integration Simplifies Collaboration and Execution of Content Marketing Programs Redwood Shores, Calif. – September 25, 2014News Summary

Managing content marketing programs has become increasingly complex as marketers accelerate the amount of content needed to support digital marketing programs so that they can deliver the right messages to the right audience at the right time. To help marketers improve collaboration, streamline processes and better manage their digital assets, Oracle has integrated Oracle Marketing Cloud with Box. The integration is designed to enable marketers to quickly and effectively plan, produce and publish marketing content that builds digital dialogue with customers, improving lead quality and turning advocates into ambassadors, ultimately creating ideal customers for their businesses.

News Facts Further demonstrating its commitment to driving marketing simplicity and customer centricity, Oracle today announced a first of its kind integration between Oracle Marketing Cloud and Box. The new integration extends the relationship between Box and Oracle Marketing Cloud. Box is currently a vendor in the Oracle Marketing AppCloud. Designed to help marketers quickly and effectively plan, produce and publish marketing content that builds a digital dialogue and creates ideal customers, the integration streamlines content marketing processes and enhances collaboration. By enabling customers to centrally store and manage marketing content on the Box platform, the integration extends Oracle’s leadership in the content marketing space by helping customers further increase engagement, improve lead quality and turn prospects into advocates. The integration gives Oracle Marketing Cloud customers the ability to develop content with commonly used tools such as Microsoft Office products and PDFs and instantly convert these into HTML5, simplifying the creation of effective marketing campaigns. Box’s best-in-class content collaboration platform also makes assets available to marketers, designers and other stakeholders, improving version control and increasing the overall efficiency of marketing processes, and with the integration to the Marketing Cloud, seamlessly available in marketing content assets. Further optimizing and simplifying content marketing processes, the integration enables folders in Box to automatically sync with Oracle Marketing Cloud’s content store so they are available for campaign execution on Oracle’s cross-channel marketing platform. Availability of the new integration features is planned for spring 2015.partners who source or leverage Oracle BlueKai data to inform solutions beyond ad targeting. Supporting Quotes “As demand for unique marketing content grows, marketers need an easier way to share content and collaborate with internal teams and external agencies,” says Kevin Akeroyd, SVP and General Manager, Oracle Marketing Cloud. “Today’s announcement reinforces Oracle’s commitment to delivering on the promise of marketing simplicity and efficiency. By giving our customers the ability to create content with simple tools they are familiar with, and collaborate with a popular and intuitive file sync and share solution, we are making it simpler than ever before to create engaging content that turns prospects into advocates.” “Having access to the right content at the right time is critical for businesses everywhere, and no department relies more on real-time collaboration around information than marketing,” said Niall Wall, senior vice president of business development at Box. “We’re excited to extend our partnership with Oracle by integrating with Oracle Marketing Cloud, fostering better collaboration within marketing teams as well as their external agencies and vendors. The connection between our two platforms will help make businesses of all sizes more productive and competitive, particularly in industries like Retail and Media & Entertainment where success hinges on the creation and distribution of digital assets.” Supporting Resources Oracle Marketing Cloud Oracle Content Marketing Oracle Modern Marketing Blog Oracle Marketing Cloud Twitter Oracle Marketing Cloud LinkedIn Oracle OpenWorld 2014About Oracle

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Legal Seminar with Bird & Bird Milan

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Please register for this event:
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Event Dates:  Thursday, October 2, 2014 Location:  Milan
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