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Organizations Worldwide Adopt Oracle(R) Database 11g

REDWOOD SHORES, Calif., April 2, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- -- Oracle today announced that Melbourne Health, Mobiltel, the Northern California Power Agency, and RTL, among others, are in production with Oracle(R) Database 11g to power core transaction processing, decision support and content management applications. -- A major public health provider in Victoria, Australia, Melbourne Health provides comprehensive acute, sub-acute and community-based health care programs. Melbourne Health piloted DICOM image storage, metadata (image information) extraction and DICOM image retrieval, ability to anonymize the image, generation of thumbnails, and conformance validation of Oracle Database 11g on Windows and Linux platforms. The health provider runs Oracle Database 11g on Windows in production. -- Mobiltel is the largest mobile operator in Bulgaria, serving over five million customers. To deliver a higher quality of service and to respond more effectively to ever changing business needs, Mobiltel deployed Oracle Database 11g on Linux in August 2007. -- Located in Roseville, Calif., the Northern California Power Agency (NCPA) is a joint powers agency that provides support for the electric utility operations of 17 member communities and districts in northern and central Calif. The NCPA deployed Oracle Database 11g on Windows in the fall of 2007 to take advantage of Oracle XML DB, a feature that provides high-performance XML storage and retrieval. Oracle XML DB helps the agency to manage very large and complex power settlements data consumed by every electric utility in the state. -- RTL is France's leading radio network and part of RTL Group, the leading European entertainment network, with interests in 42 television channels and 32 radio stations in 10 countries and content production throughout the world. On January 31, 2008, RTL launched a new version of its Web site at http://www.rtl.fr. The new site features a wealth of audio and written content spanning news, politics, business, government, and more, and now offers visitors keyword searches of the site to quickly and easily track down the content they're interested in listening to or reading. RTL relies on Oracle Database 11g and Oracle Real Application Clusters running on Sun Solaris to power RTL.fr, ensuring that the site's 1.2 million monthly unique visitors have immediate access to the site, offers a high quality of service, and over time, is able to efficiently support a higher number of concurrent visitors to the site. -- Oracle Database 11g offers 400-plus new features to address everyday tasks challenges such as rapid data growth, 24x7 availability, enterprise information management and change management. It enables customers to consolidate their database applications on grids of industry standard servers and storage devices that deliver high performance, scalability and reliability at low cost. Supporting Quotes "Oracle Database 11g delivers new and enhanced capabilities for management of unstructured data," said Naomi Rafael, Senior Database Administrator, Melbourne Health/BioGrid Australia. "We expect to take advantage of the medical imaging storage, improved data compression, and data encryption features of Oracle Database 11g to more effectively manage and secure clinical research data."

REDWOOD SHORES, Calif., April 2, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — — Oracle today announced that Melbourne Health, Mobiltel, the Northern California Power Agency, and RTL, among others, are in production with Oracle(R) Database 11g to power core transaction processing, decision support and content management applications. — A major public health provider in Victoria, Australia, Melbourne Health provides comprehensive acute, sub-acute and community-based health care programs. Melbourne Health piloted DICOM image storage, metadata (image information) extraction and DICOM image retrieval, ability to anonymize the image, generation of thumbnails, and conformance validation of Oracle Database 11g on Windows and Linux platforms. The health provider runs Oracle Database 11g on Windows in production. — Mobiltel is the largest mobile operator in Bulgaria, serving over five million customers. To deliver a higher quality of service and to respond more effectively to ever changing business needs, Mobiltel deployed Oracle Database 11g on Linux in August 2007. — Located in Roseville, Calif., the Northern California Power Agency (NCPA) is a joint powers agency that provides support for the electric utility operations of 17 member communities and districts in northern and central Calif. The NCPA deployed Oracle Database 11g on Windows in the fall of 2007 to take advantage of Oracle XML DB, a feature that provides high-performance XML storage and retrieval. Oracle XML DB helps the agency to manage very large and complex power settlements data consumed by every electric utility in the state. — RTL is France's leading radio network and part of RTL Group, the leading European entertainment network, with interests in 42 television channels and 32 radio stations in 10 countries and content production throughout the world. On January 31, 2008, RTL launched a new version of its Web site at http://www.rtl.fr. The new site features a wealth of audio and written content spanning news, politics, business, government, and more, and now offers visitors keyword searches of the site to quickly and easily track down the content they're interested in listening to or reading. RTL relies on Oracle Database 11g and Oracle Real Application Clusters running on Sun Solaris to power RTL.fr, ensuring that the site's 1.2 million monthly unique visitors have immediate access to the site, offers a high quality of service, and over time, is able to efficiently support a higher number of concurrent visitors to the site. — Oracle Database 11g offers 400-plus new features to address everyday tasks challenges such as rapid data growth, 24×7 availability, enterprise information management and change management. It enables customers to consolidate their database applications on grids of industry standard servers and storage devices that deliver high performance, scalability and reliability at low cost. Supporting Quotes

"Oracle Database 11g delivers new and enhanced capabilities for management of unstructured data," said Naomi Rafael, Senior Database Administrator, Melbourne Health/BioGrid Australia. "We expect to take advantage of the medical imaging storage, improved data compression, and data encryption features of Oracle Database 11g to more effectively manage and secure clinical research data."

"The grid capabilities of Oracle Database 11g have enabled us to consolidate several databases and run mix workloads in a performant and scalable environment," said Plamen Zyumbyulev, head of database administration sector, Mobiltel. "We're exploring the use of Oracle Active Data Guard to fully maximize our investment in disaster recovery site by offloading workloads such as reporting and queries from our production system to our standby site."

"Oracle XML DB enables us to more efficiently process, analyze and search the power settlement files we consume from the California Independent System Operator," said Mark Myers, manager of IT, NCPA. "We're able to manage larger volumes of XML data better then ever before."

"Customers are already using Oracle Database 11g to deliver speed, scalability and reliability in support of their demanding content management, data warehousing, and transaction processing environments," said William Hardie, vice president of Database Product Marketing, Oracle. "Reaction from customers and partners to the change management, self-management, performance, and grid computing enhancements available in Oracle Database 11g has been overwhelmingly positive."

Supporting Resources Oracle Database Expert Blog Thomas Kyte: http://tkyte.blogspot.com/ Podcasts Oracle Database Podcasts: http://www.oracle.com/database/podcasts.html Related Resources About Oracle Database 11g: http://www.oracle.com/database About Oracle Active Data Guard: http://www.oracle.com/database/active-data-guard.html About Oracle Advanced Compression: http://www.oracle.com/database/advanced-compression.html About Oracle Real Application Clusters: http://www.oracle.com/database/rac_home.html About Oracle Real Application Testing: http://www.oracle.com/database/real-application-testing.html To download a free, evaluation version of Oracle Database 11g, go to: http://www.oracle.com/technology/software/products/database/index.html Terms, conditions and restrictions apply.

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