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About BrainSurface | The Collaborative ConnectSpace for Oracle, Java & MySQL Professionals

BrainSurface is the most Powerful, Advanced & Extensible ConnectSpace for Oracle, Java & MySQL professionals and is built on and driven by the following themes: 


Next-Generation Social Networking               

State-of-the-Art IT Collaboration                 


BrainSurface is broadly aimed at sharing, collaborating and reusing all the edges of technology and technical/functional knowledge that, we come accross in our professional lives within the generalized realm of the Oracle, Java & MySQL communities. BrainSurface is the FIRST of its kind in bringing Social Networking and ALL known collaborative paradigms under one roof for this very purpose: Social Collaboration, Real-Time Chat, Document Publishing, Blogging in all its Variant forms, Videos, Discussions, Forums, Job Repository, Project Management and a whole lot more. All Collaboration and Social Networking components within BrainSurface are bleeding-edge, intuitive and feature-rich. Best of all: membership at BrainSurface is 100% FREE!


BrainSurface was founded and maintained by Tariq Farooq, an Oracle ACE Director based out of Dallas, TX.


BrainSurface is fully integrated with FaceBook & Twitter! In a nutshell, BrainSurface is aimed at being a comprehensive repository of Oracle technical/functional knowledge employing a collective and collaborative community effort, providing an in-depth insight into the exciting and adventurous realm of the Oracle community's homosapien species (the other species being the machines). BrainSurface was created with the following broad-based objectives:   



> Social Networking at its Ultimate Best!

> All known Collaboration Paradigms under one roof for the FIRST time:


    - MicroBlogging:·Tweet and Facebook from BrainSurface!

    - Real-Time Chat: Connect & benefit from the community!

    - Document Publishing: Publishing and Sharing knowledge

    - Blogging:·Community BlogSite for the Oracle, Java & MySQL communities

    - Discussions: Knowledge sharing through online conversations

    - Forumizing: Oracle Technologies Forum

    - Videos: Collaboration through Multimedia

    - Project Management

    - World Class Event Management

    - IT Job Board/Repository



      BrainSurface is powered by a worldwide Content Delivery Network (CDN)


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