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Morris Medical: RiskPack Data Type “Sequence of Events”

Polarion Software - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 18:08
Welcome back to Morris Medical: a eries for medical device development companies – and companies who are related to such companies – providing useful information about Polarion solutions and Polarion extensions. Today we will discuss the subject of Polarion’s RiskPack extension, and have a look at RiskPack Data Types. Data Type “Sequence of Events” (sequenceOfEvents) Documenting sequences of events […]
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Oracle Powers Precision Medicine Delivery with New Solution Connecting Research, Pathology and Clinical Care

Oracle Database News - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 14:00
Press Release Oracle Powers Precision Medicine Delivery with New Solution Connecting Research, Pathology and Clinical Care Oracle Healthcare Precision Medicine accelerates and expands collaboration from genetic testing through clinician decision-making for better, targeted outcomes

Redwood Shores, Calif. —Jan 25, 2016

To advance the evolving field of precision medicine, Oracle Health Sciences today announced Oracle Healthcare Precision Medicine. This first-of its kind software solution connects genetic testing, report generation, and clinical care decision-making to accelerate delivery of precision medicine while making it more attainable and affordable. With this solution, Oracle continues to support the paradigm shift in clinical research and healthcare, from a one-size-fits-all approach to combat disease to a methodology that treats biological variations of individual patients.

Precision medicine is revolutionizing drug development and healthcare. President Barack Obama described it as, “one of the greatest opportunities for new medical breakthroughs... ever seen.” Personalized medicines account for 42 percent of all drugs in development. With precision medicine treatments, survival rates for colorectal cancer have increased by 15 percent, while hospitalization for heart patients has declined by 30 percent.1 These promising numbers offer early glimpses into how precision medicine will dramatically improve patient outcomes and drive greater, overall efficiencies in research and healthcare.

Precision Medicine and Data Insight

The advancement of precision medicine involves targeting large amounts of genetic data from gene panels to whole genome sequencing (WGS). The task of identifying, reviewing, and acting on these biomarkers falls to three groups of specialists, the researcher (uncovering the biomarkers), the molecular pathologist (identifying the actionable biomarkers for a given condition), and the clinician (evaluating the resulting data and advising on treatment plans).

These groups face challenges in isolating clinically actionable information and creating individual diagnostic reports. Lack of traceability, scalability, data privacy/security, siloed tools, disparate terminologies, and varied workflows all contribute to their inability to collaborate on the best therapy for the patient. The kind of collective solution necessary to address these challenges did not exist—until now.

“Oracle is the authority in data management and analysis—even down to the molecular level,” said Steve Rosenberg, senior vice president and general manager, Oracle Health Sciences. “Our translational solutions are used in 12 medical research institutions around the world. Applying our deep data expertise and healthcare innovation insight, we’ve developed Oracle Healthcare Precision Medicine, an innovative solution that supports advanced methodologies for personalized treatments. It is the next logical step in support of precision medicine.”

Simplifies Decision Making For Research Teams and Clinicians to Improve Patient Outcomes

Oracle Healthcare Precision Medicine addresses the data aggregation, knowledge exchange, normalization, and workflow issues that restrict the timely creation of patient molecular profiles. The solution allows a wide range of experts to conduct seamless collaborations on ‘best treatment’ plans for individual patients.

Key benefits of the solution include:

  • Full spectrum testing from gene panels through whole genome sequencing Accelerated test throughput via streamlined lab workflow for higher revenue and lower costs
  • Consistent report design and simplified clinical action planning
  • Complete traceability for compliance requirements
  • Integration with electronic health record (EHR) systems and third-party vendors for seamless clinical workflow and adoption

1 101: Improving Patient Care in the 21st Century. PMC, 2015.
http://www.personalizedmedicinecoalition.org/Userfiles/PMC-Corporate/file/PMC_2015_annual_report.pdf

  • Additional Information To learn more about Oracle Health Sciences, please follow @OracleHealthSci and Oracle Health Sciences.
Contact Info Samantha Thai
Oracle
+1.510.917.5564
samantha.thai@oracle.com Mary Tobin
O’Keeffe & Company
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mtobin@okco.com About Oracle

Oracle offers a comprehensive and fully integrated stack of cloud applications and platform services. For more information about Oracle (NYSE:ORCL), visit www.oracle.com.

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The following is intended to outline our general product direction. It is intended for information purposes only, and may not be incorporated into any contract. It is not a commitment to deliver any material, code, or functionality, and should not be relied upon in making purchasing decisions. The development, release, and timing of any features or functionality described for Oracle's products remains at the sole discretion of Oracle Corporation. 

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Brakeman Pro

Software Development Tools Directory - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 13:27
Brakeman Pro is a static analysis security tool for Ruby on Rails applications. It searches for potential security vulnerabilities by scanning the source code of Rails applications. Brakeman Pro provides an interface for reviewing, managing and ...
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Brakeman

Software Development Tools Directory - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 13:24
Brakeman is an open source vulnerability scanner specifically designed for Ruby on Rails applications. It statically analyzes Rails application code to find security issues at any stage of development.
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IntelliJ IDEA

Software Development Tools Directory - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 13:23
IntelliJ IDEA is focused on raising your productivity by providing instant and clever code completion, on-the-fly code analysis, easy project navigation and reliable refactorings.
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Agile + IEC 62304: Using Agile in Medical Device Development

Intland Blog - Fri, 01/22/2016 - 11:49
The reliance on embedded software is increasing as medical devices are achieving higher and higher levels of sophistication. Despite widespread discussions of the benefits that adopting Agile could bring to software development companies, some medical device developers still hesitate to make
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(ISC)² Secure Boston - Healthcare 2016

Black Duck Software Press Releases - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 19:22

SecureBoston-Healthcare2016
September 27, 2016
Registration Opens at 8:00 a.m.
Conference Hours: 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

The Unique Challenges of Securing Information in Healthcare Organizations

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Event Dates:  Tuesday, September 27, 2016 Lead Segment:  License
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(ISC)² Secure Denver 2016

Black Duck Software Press Releases - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 19:20

SecureDenver2016
June 17, 2016
Registration Opens at 8:00 a.m.
Conference Hours: 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Threat Intelligence – From Haystacks to Needles

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Event Dates:  Friday, June 17, 2016 Lead Segment:  License
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(ISC)² Secure Kansas City 2016

Black Duck Software Press Releases - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 19:14

SecureKansasCity2016

April 8, 2016
Registration Opens at 8:00 a.m.
Conference Hours: 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Managing the Risk in Your Enterprise  

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Event Dates:  Friday, April 8, 2016 Lead Segment:  License
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Tech|Forum Security Forum

Black Duck Software Press Releases - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 19:02

TechForum's Security Forum
March 24th, 2016 8AM-4:30PM
Central Manhattan location, NYC

Black Duck will be sponsoring TechForum's Security Forum.

Security Forum promotes dialogue around the key cybersecurity and risk management issues facing large enterprise organizations. We take a real-world approach to technologies which are fundamentally changing corporate IT. In our interactive panels and targeted presentations, IT managers who are implementing secure solutions in the enterprise engage with a select group of vendors in discussion. If you want first-rate social networking-along with a serious reality check of the promises and pitfalls of security in the cloud. you'll want to be a part of this must-attend event for security managers.

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Event Dates:  Thursday, March 24, 2016 Lead Segment:  License
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(ISC)² Secure Seattle 2016

Black Duck Software Press Releases - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 18:57

SecureSeattle2016

March 15, 2016
Registration Opens at 8:00 a.m.
Conference Hours: 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Security in the Cloud

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Event Dates:  Tuesday, March 15, 2016 Lead Segment:  License
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(ISC)² Secure Phoenix 2016

Black Duck Software Press Releases - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 18:53

SecurePhoenix2016

March 10, 2016
Registration Opens at 8:00 a.m.
Conference Hours: 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Threat Intelligence – From Haystacks to Needles

Learn more.http://www.cvent.com/events/-isc-securephoenix2016/event-summary-0793160f4bcc4d90ae1d1b6a04fb78b2.aspx

Event Dates:  Thursday, March 10, 2016 Lead Segment:  License
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RSA Security Summit

Black Duck Software Press Releases - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 18:41

RSA Conference 2016
Moscone Center, San Francisco
February 29 - March 4, 2016

South Expo Booth #S314

Black Duck Software will be at RSA Conference 2016, February 29 to March 4th, at the Moscone Center in San Francisco.

RSA Conference is your best opportunity to connect with the technology, trends and people that will protect our digital world. This is a great chance to meet and greet with the biggest names in software security, including Black Duck, the industry leader in securing and managing open source.

Romp with Black Duck

Join us Tuesday, March 1st after the conference for a private reception at the Romper Room. Space is limited, register today!

Meet Our Experts

Schedule a one-on-one meeting with Black Duck’s experts to discuss your open source security and management needs. Reserve the time that works best for you!

Register for your free Expo Badge

Use the Black Duck Code: XEBLACKDUCK16 when you register to redeem your free expo hall badge before February 26th.

Event Dates:  Monday, February 29, 2016 to Friday, March 4, 2016 Lead Segment:  License
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IBM - InterConnect

Black Duck Software Press Releases - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 18:26

InterConnect 2016 
The Premier Cloud & Mobile Conference 

February 21 – 25, 2016
MGM Grand & Mandalay Bay
Las Vegas, NV

Learn more now.

Event Dates:  Sunday, February 21, 2016 to Thursday, February 25, 2016 Lead Segment:  License
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CLK Enerji Selects Oracle Utilities for Business Transformation

Oracle Database News - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 17:33
Press Release CLK Enerji Selects Oracle Utilities for Business Transformation Largest energy utility inTurkey will deliver a more modern and flexible Meter to Cash customer experience

İstanbul, Turkey—Jan 21, 2016

CLK Enerji, Turkey’s largest energy utility, has selected Oracle Utilities solutions to transform and modernize its billing systems and improve service quality for its customers across all areas of its business.

With the changing landscape of the Turkish energy market, new demands are being placed on the country’s utilities requiring them to develop more customer-centric services and adapt their operations for the digital age. In a move designed to lower operating costs, increase accuracy and streamline its customer operations, CLK Enerji is implementing Oracle Utilities Customer Care & Billing (CC&B) and Oracle Utilities Meter Data Management (MDM) to deliver a more flexible, performing service to its growing base of energy and cost-conscious customers.

CLK Enerji serves nearly 10 million customers in Turkey and boasts an annual electricity distribution and sales strength of 46 billion kWh. With Oracle Utilities solutions, the company will build on its market-leading capabilities and deliver a new standard of excellence for energy management and customer service.

The scalability features of Oracle Utilities CC&B and MDM will enable CLK Enerji to customize its billing offerings to meet the varied needs of its fast-growing customer base. Oracle Utilities’ solutions span the entire meter-to-cash process, eliminating gaps in communication, protecting revenue, and reducing manual work through automation. Energy users will be able to manage their own consumption and billing needs online while benefiting from new levels of flexibility and control. By empowering customers in this way, CLK Enerji will benefit from a lower total cost of ownership of its CIS platform.

Serhan Ozhan, CIO at CLK Enerji said: “The energy landscape in Turkey is in the midst of a sweeping change and as the country’s leading energy provider we want to be at the forefront of this transformation. Oracle Utilities was the only vendor that could offer an end-to-end suite of technologies which are flexible, secure and scalable enough to underpin our ambitious modernization plans, and that will allow us to deliver on our customers’ evolving expectations.”

Mike Ballard, Director for Oracle Utilities Strategy, EMEA said: “The legacy systems that many utilities still have in place today are not designed to support the demands of the modern energy market. Having a choice, customers in competitive markets become increasingly demanding of their service provider. They are also becoming increasingly concerned with how much energy they use and expect their utilities to help them manage their consumption and lower their bills. Working with Oracle Utilities, CLK Enerji is setting the standard for this new era of energy and customer management in Turkey and the surrounding region.”

  • Follow @OracleUtilities on Twitter. To learn more about Oracle Utilities’ solutions visit www.oracle.com/industries/utilities.
Contact Info Samantha Thai
Oracle
+1.510.917.5564
samantha.thai@oracle.com About Oracle

Oracle offers a comprehensive and fully integrated stack of cloud applications and platform services. For more information about Oracle (NYSE:ORCL), visit www.oracle.com.

Trademarks

Oracle and Java are registered trademarks of Oracle and/or its affiliates. Other names may be trademarks of their respective owners.

Safe Harbor

The following is intended to outline our general product direction. It is intended for information purposes only, and may not be incorporated into any contract. It is not a commitment to deliver any material, code, or functionality, and should not be relied upon in making purchasing decisions. The development, release, and timing of any features or functionality described for Oracle's products remains at the sole discretion of Oracle Corporation. 

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What are Test Automation Trends 2016 – what’s hot this year?

Ranorex.com: Latest News - Thu, 01/21/2016 - 14:12

We hope you’ve all had a relaxing holiday season and a fantastic start into the new year. Now it’s high time to get ready for test automation again. Let’s start by looking at some upcoming test automation trends we need to watch out for in 2016. Ranorex is ready for these new testing challenges!

 

1. Quality Enhancement and Cost Optimization

Today’s technology makes it easy for us to compare and review software products. As quality expectations rise, it’s become an increasing challenge to meet the customers’ exceeding demands. Providing the best possible software quality is always linked to increasing development and testing costs. To optimize these costs, it is important to shift from manual to automated testing environments. Yet user interface testing, a cost intensive part within the testing process, is still often done manually. Using functional test automation for this part would tremendously increase the software quality and optimize testing costs. This topic will become even more prominent in 2016.

 

2. Cross-Device and Cross-Technology Testing

When software was still a rather simple idea, testing was no magic. Testing of a standalone instance was pretty easy and isolated. Today, in a world of interconnection, things have changed. Tools often communicate with systems in the background. Everything and anything is connected to the Internet, can interact and exchange data. This process is coined with the term “Internet of Things” (IoT). As seen in the example of smart watches, the IoT is on the rise. Testing is required to cope with these new challenges. In the year 2016 it will be more important than ever for tests to be able to validate cross-device and cross-technology functionality.

 

3. Agile Testing and Continuous Integration

The practice of agile testing responds best to the challenges of 2016, where it’s all about high quality software, speed and interaction. The importance of recognizing and responding to changes in the software immediately, has been proven. However, it’s never been said that high-performance agile testing is easy, as software testers must be involved in every aspects of the software development process. New tests are generated continuously and added to existing automation in parallel to the software development itself. Agile development utilizes continuous integration tools such as Jenkins or TeamCity. These tools facilitate the integration of automated tests, resulting in frequent and faster software releases.

Agile Testing and Continuous Integration

 

4. Cloud-Based Testing

One of the hottest trends in 2016 is cloud-based testing. When it comes to testing web applications, there is an ever increasing demand in combining cloud-based testing solutions with continuous integration. Due to the unlimited storage, quick availability and flexibility of a distributed testing environment, it is possible to reduce the execution time of software tests. This makes this combination particularly interesting. This type of testing enables companies to run automated web tests in different environments and on multiple machines without having to build their own testing infrastructure. Due to the scalability in cloud-based testing, companies can bring high-quality software faster and cost-efficiently to the market.

 

5. Integration of Test Automation into DevOps

In today’s fast moving world, clients push for faster software releases. To achieve these ambitious goals, new software testing practices are required. 2016 will see the rise of a concept called “DevOps”. This term encompasses ideas of development, testing and operations and combines practices such as continuous integration and continuous delivery, fostering the rapid development of high-quality software. In order for this concept to work, the software functionality has to be resistant to changes. It further requires a high level of test automation to ensure quality and efficiency throughout the lifecycle of a software application. Thus, automated testing has to be an integral part of DevOps. In order to establish a functioning DevOps environment, test automation will be on everyone’s lips in 2016.

Devops Testing by Google Trends

 

6. SMAC Testing

With the emergence of apps using SMAC (Social, Mobile, Analytics and Cloud) on smartphones, wearables or connected devices like televisions, the value of testing SMAC apps in 2016 has been driven to a higher level. These apps have to be tested for the following parameters: functionality on different devices and platforms, load, performance, security and usability. Therefore, the need for robust and secure cross-technology test automation strategies is higher than ever before. The ability to secure sensitive “SMAC data”, such as user data in the cloud, is an essential factor when it comes to choosing a strategic testing approach.

 

7. Pair Testing

It’s a proven fact that the overall efficiency improves when testing and development teams work closely together. Quite understandably, this has become a growing trend, as it allows to quickly bridge communication gaps and further facilitates the immediate resolution of issues. Although everything but new, pair testing has recently experienced an upsurge. The advantages are seemingly endless; leaving the “developer-tester conflict” in the past, they work together as partners, speeding up the automation of testing scenarios – and with it the production of high-quality software.

 

Looking at these trends, we believe that a bright future of test automation is ahead of us. Prepare yourself for the emerging opportunities in the testing industry. Let’s work together so that our testing skills will never be outdated!

 

Ranorex Can Help You Follow These Trends

 

The post What are Test Automation Trends 2016 – what’s hot this year? appeared first on Ranorex Blog.

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(ISC)² Secure San Antonio 2016

Black Duck Software Press Releases - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 22:36

SecureSanAntonio2016

February 4, 2016

Registration Opens at 8:00 a.m.

Conference Hours: 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

1:15 p.m.-2:00 p.m- Open Source Security What Security Testing Tools Miss - Black Duck Software

Static analysis, dynamic analysis, and other testing tools are all essential weapons against adversaries.  But for the 80%+ of companies worldwide that use open source software in their application development these tools are ineffective in identifying and mitigating open source security risks . This presentation will cover: The value of static and dynamic tools, and where they best fit in the Secure Development Lifecycle

  • Why these tools are not useful in identifying known vulnerabilities in open source components
  • Controls development and security professionals can deploy to select, detect, manage and monitor open source for existing and newly disclosed vulnerabilities

Website.

Event Dates:  Thursday, February 4, 2016 Lead Segment:  License
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(ISC)² Secure Raleigh 2016

Black Duck Software Press Releases - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 22:30

(ISC)² Secure Raleigh 2016

Hilton North Raleigh Midtown

Raleigh, NC

1:15 -2:00 p.m.- Open Source Security – What Security Testing Tools Miss - Mike Pittenger, Black Duck Software

Static analysis, dynamic analysis, and other testing tools are all essential weapons against adversaries. But for the 80%+ of companies worldwide that use open source software in their application development these tools are ineffective in identifying and mitigating open source security risks . This presentation will cover: The value of static and dynamic tools, and where they best fit in the Secure Development Lifecycle

  • Why these tools are not useful in identifying known vulnerabilities in open source components
  • Controls development and security professionals can deploy to select, detect, manage and monitor open source for existing and newly disclosed vulnerabilities

Website

Event Dates:  Thursday, January 21, 2016 Lead Segment:  License
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Morris Medical: RiskPack Data Type ‘Harm’

Polarion Software - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 17:25
Welcome back to Morris Medical: a series for medical device development companies – and companies who are related to such companies – providing useful information about Polarion solutions and Polarion extensions. Today we will discuss the subject of Polarion’s RiskPack extension, and have a look at RiskPack Data Types. Data Type “Harm” (harm) ISO 14971 defines “harm” as a […]
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Lumentum Shines a Light on the Benefits of Oracle Global Trade Management Cloud

Oracle Database News - Wed, 01/20/2016 - 17:00
Press Release Lumentum Shines a Light on the Benefits of Oracle Global Trade Management Cloud

Redwood Shores, Calif.—Jan 20, 2016

Oracle today announced that Lumentum Holdings Inc. has become the first company to go live with Oracle Global Trade Management Cloud Service (GTM) for product classification and export compliance screening.  Their five-month implementation, which includes an out-of-the-box integration with Oracle E-Business Suite Managed Cloud Service.  Lumentum manufactures and exports optical networking devices, commercial lasers and 3D sensing tools that are used in almost every network in the world. Telecommunication companies, enterprises and data centers around the globe depend on Lumentum’s innovative components and modules.

Oracle GTM Cloud Service allows Lumentum to proactively manage the entire export compliance process, from classifying their items for export, screening their sales orders and customer deliveries for restricted and denied parties, export compliance and license requirements, and export documentation.

“Trade compliance is the process of ensuring country-specific laws and regulations are followed when shipping goods across international borders,” said Sree Vaidyanathan, VP Information Technology, Lumentum. “Businesses that fail to comply with these export policies can face increased order fulfilment time, severe penalties and trade restrictions. Oracle’s GTM solution supports all of our compliance needs and provides effective screening capabilities so we can scale and expand the business globally”.

Oracle partner, Accelalpha, expertise in Oracle E-Business Suite provided Lumentum with a holistic approach to develop end-to-end business processes and re-usable solution components as part of a rapid deployment strategy. A key objective of the project was to minimize infrastructure and system administration costs which had to be delivered against a period of dramatic change while Lumentum was being spun out from its parent company JDS Uniphase Corporation.

“To support rapid and cost-effective business growth and market expansion, shippers like Lumentum are looking for competitive ways to streamline and enhance complex trade management processes,” said Derek Gittoes, vice president, supply chain management product strategy, Oracle. “We provide the industry’s most comprehensive transportation and global trade management cloud platform. As a result we are in a better place than ever to help our customer’s further optimize processes, reduce costs and mitigate risks.”

Both companies will share best practices and experiences at Oracle's Modern Supply Chain Experience event that takes place in San Jose, California Jan 25-27th 2016. Over 2,000 supply chain professional are expected to attend the event which will includes a partner showcase, 21 tracks and 100 breakout sessions.

Contact Info Asad Mushtaq
Oracle
+44 207 562 7068
asad.mushtaq@oracle.com About Oracle

Oracle offers a comprehensive and fully integrated stack of cloud applications and platform services. For more information about Oracle (NYSE:ORCL), visit www.oracle.com.

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Oracle and Java are registered trademarks of Oracle and/or its affiliates. Other names may be trademarks of their respective owners.

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The following is intended to outline our general product direction. It is intended for information purposes only, and may not be incorporated into any contract. It is not a commitment to deliver any material, code, or functionality, and should not be relied upon in making purchasing decisions. The development, release, and timing of any features or functionality described for Oracle's products remains at the sole discretion of Oracle Corporation. 

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