Monday, June 18, 2012

Oracle Magazine–Volume 1 Number 1

A few weeks ago I sent a few emails to some well know names in the Oracle World looking to see if they have a copy of the very first Oracle Magazine (Volume 1 Number 1).

Many thanks to Oracle ACE Director Cary Millsap of Method R, who responded to say that he had the very first Oracle Magazine. He kindly arranged to have it scanned into PDF. 

To view the 12 page Oracle Magazine (Volume 1 Number 1) click on the following image.  Read and Enjoy!


Some people have said that his is not the first Oracle Magazine, published in June 1987. Although this edition is labelled as Volume 1 Number 1, an Oracle Newsletter existed for a few years prior to this edition.

Do you know of anyone who has these newsletters ?

My Oracle Magazine Collection can be found here. You will find links to my blog posts on previous editions.


  1. An interesting hobby for sure. I don't have any of those, but I do have a few different issues of the "Oracle Developer Programme News" from 1996 + 1997 including the premier japanese issue. Network computing was very popular.

    I can send some pics if you are interested.

  2. Hi Keith

    Yes, please do send me what you have and we can share with the Oracle community


    1. I can send pictures for sure and if you want the originals, you can have them. I have these since I worked at Oracle in the 90s and I wrote a few articles that were published. I can't seem to find your email address anywhere on the blog.

    2. Hi Keith
      Thanks for this offer.
      Drop me an email at
      brendan (dot) tierney (at) dit (dot) ie