Open for Business
By David A. Kelly
First released in 1995 and purchased by Sun in 2008, MySQL has rapidly graduated from the realm of hobbyists to the world of business, becoming the leading open source database for many Web applications and an integral part of the LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) Web application stack. Almost a year after Oracle’s acquisition of Sun, MySQL plays an even bigger role in enterprises of all sizes worldwide, including the Bank of Finland, Clickability, and Gorilla Nation Media. Discover the secrets to their success.
By David Baum
IT security is not so much about creating stronger walls as it is about creating better-functioning doors and windows. And when deploying identity management solutions, those better doors and windows equate to more-comprehensive provisioning, management, and authorization. Learn how the State University of New York (SUNY) and global financial institution ING are increasing compliance and decreasing risk with Oracle Identity Management 11g.
By Rich Schwerin
Oracle’s customers and partners continue to demonstrate innovation, excellence, and leadership across scores of applications and technologies worldwide. In 2010, Oracle honored customers and partners through the Oracle Excellence Awards, with categories ranging from sustainability to application deployment, cutting-edge Java development, implementation expertise, and beyond.
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