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Jan 2 2008   10:36AM GMT

Most clicked Oracle stories of 2007

Ken Cline Profile: Clinek

You’ve read about the best movies of 2007 (which you haven’t seen) and the most embarrassing celebrity scandals of 2007 (which you don’t care about). How about something a tad more relevant?

Here is our look back at your favorites of the year that was 2007:

  1. Is Oracle technology too darn expensive? – This year, many IT professionals said they would consider an alternative to Oracle because of the high cost of running Oracle database or business applications.
  2. Oracle SQL Developer gets an update – Last January, Oracle unveiled a new version of its free SQL Developer tool and also the SQL Developer Exchange site.
  3. Author Mike Ault sizes up the new Oracle Database 11g – This exclusive podcast interview features Mike Ault, a popular speaker at all the major Oracle conferences, discussing Oracle Database 11g’s new SQL replay and memory management capabilities and much more.
  4. Oracle shows off Database 11g – Last July, after a nine-month beta test, Oracle unveiled its Database 11g, the long-awaited overhaul of its flagship database management system.
  5. Oracle SQL Developer vs. Toad: Users speak out, part two Oracle developers had differing opinions on the best PL/SQL editing and debugging tools.

And here on the blog, the posts that got you the most riled up were as follows:

  1. “Database administration is for suckers”?
  2. Is Oracle supportive?
  3. Does anybody really like SQL?
  4. Oracle ACE program “almost completely worthless”
  5. Thirty years of Oracle innovation — but is it really a RDBMS?

But wait, there’s more! We also list the most popular tips, expert responses and learning guides of the year. For some interesting data management predictions for 2008, check out SearchDataManagement.com’s compilations.

From all of us here at SearchOracle.com and TechTarget, we wish you a happy and prosperous 2008!

–Tim

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