Welcome Google Summer of Code Students 2015 to JBoss

Google Summer of Code is a global program that offers student developers stipends to write code for various open source software projects. It works with many open source, free software, and technology-related groups to identify and fund projects over a three month period. Since its inception in 2005, the program has brought together over 8,500 successful student participants from 101 countries and over 8,300 mentors from over 109 countries worldwide to produce over 50 million (more...)

Auto Scaling Service within Bluemix

I decided to test out the Auto Scale service in IBM Bluemix following this example which shows how to also use the Blazemeter service to Load test the application to simulate extra memory requirement on the application.

https://developer.ibm.com/bluemix/2015/04/03/handle-unexpected-bluemix-auto-scaling/

The demo is quite straight forward to setup and the screen shots below show what the service output gives in terms of auto scaling history and of course metric statistics for the selected policy configuration.

Policy Configuration



Metrics Statistics



Scaling History


Review RAC 12c Specialization Credentials

The RAC 11g Specialization version is six months away from becoming non-qualifying, so it's a good time for you to start reviewing the latest specialization criteria and prepare for the update. Online assessments of sales + presales material as well as the implementation exam are available today!

Oracle Solaris Development Initiative

ISV developers take note: this is better than FREE beer! The Solaris Development Initiative provides you access to Oracle Solaris for development purposes, with access to multiple development systems with Solaris licenses for testing and validation work in a pre-production environment. This is FREE to OPN Gold+ members. More details.

Partner Webcast: Oracle PaaS Strategy Update – April 30

Customers increasingly demand end-to-end cloud capabilities to speed up the pace of innovation; capabilities that require a wide range of PaaS solutions. Oracle PaaS helps organizations rapidly build, integrate, secure and deploy rich Oracle SaaS applications, on-premise applications, and other SaaS applications. To delve deeper into this topic, encourage your partners to register for an Oracle Paas strategy webcast on April 30.

New! ZFS Storage Appliance Benchmark Assets

  • Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance: Extreme Enterprise Efficiency and Performance at an Incredibly Low Price – Read more

  • Realizing the Superior Value of Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance with particular focus on performance – Read more

  • ESG Lab Brief: Oracle ZFS Storage ZS4-4 – Read more

Live OPN PartnerCast: Oracle Cloud for Industries – April 29

Save the date for a live OPN PartnerCast focused on the Oracle Primavera Global Business Unit + Cloud Services. The program will be hosted by Lorraine Scipio and the following will be discussed:

  • Oracle Primavera Cloud Service Update – Win Chang, Cloud Solution Accelerator Director, Oracle
  • immixGroup's Cloud Resale Strategy – Lars McCulloch, Senior Manager, Technology Sales, immixGroup, Inc.
  • Enstoa’s Cloud Implementation Process + Best Practices – Jordan Cram, CEO, Enstoa

Stream it live from (more...)

Oracle OpenWorld + JavaOne 2015 – Latest News

  • NEW! Registration for Oracle OpenWorld San Francisco is officially open! Inform your partners they can save $800 off the onsite price by registering before May 31;
  • Oracle OpenWorld + JavaOne Call for Proposals closes Wednesday, April 29. Conference attendees are eager to hear from experts on Oracle business and technology, so give your partners a last minute push to submit content. Late submissions will not be accepted.

No Local Oracle User Group? Oh Well, Go to a Bar…

Is there no local Oracle user group in your area? Do you wish you could share experiences with like-minded people? Is there no opportunity to talk about the technology you work with? Do you feel you would benefit from expanding your network of friends and contacts? But without a local user group it’s really hard to do any of that! – At least face-to-face. And, let’s face it, meeting for real really does beat meeting (more...)

Oracle Business Intelligence Cloud Service Data Sync is out on OTN

A typical Oracle BI Cloud Service (BICS) flow looks like the following: Load your data to the Cloud Model and Secure your data Author Analyzes,Visualizations and Interactive Dashboards Use and Share BICS content In the current version of BICS you have to upload your data into the Cloud. There are several ways to load the…Read more Oracle Business Intelligence Cloud Service Data Sync is out on OTN

La importancia de reclutar al talento adecuado.

Se estima que el impacto financiero de contar con los mejores empleados es de entre 10 y 100 veces su compensación personal. Es decir, que si contratamos a un empleado destacado por 100k de salario anual, tendrá el potencial de añadir al negocio ente 1 y 10 millones de beneficios anuales.

Si necesitas contratar rápidamente un alto volumen de candidatos, crear reservas de talento, encontrar candidatos para (more...)

ADF Performance Monitor: Support for EJB/JPA (EclipseLink)

Not all Oracle ADF projects are built with ADF Business Components (ADF BC). Some organizations prefer to use EJB/JPA (EclipseLink) instead of ADF BC. The EclipseLink JPA provides developers with a standards based Object-Relational persistence solution. The application still reflects the Model-View-Controller architecture. In this case the model is provided by EJB Components, while the view and controller are provided by the ADF framework. In addition to the standard ADF stack (ADF BC, ADF Model, ADF (more...)

Patch Set Update: Hyperion Financial Management 11.1.2.3.503

The following Patch Set Update (PSU) has been released for Hyperion Financial Management 11.1.2.3.x and is available from the My Oracle Support | Patches & Updates section.

Hyperion Financial Management PSU 11.1.2.3.503
Patch 20577441

This PSU can be applied to the following releases of existing HSF installations:


  • 11.1.2.3.500
  • 11.1.2.3.501
  • 11.1.2.3.502

The HFM PSU 11.1. (more...)

Discussing In-Memory Databases at The HIVE event in Palo Alto on May 6, 2015

If you happen to be in the San Francisco Bay Area on May 6th, you might be interested in checking out a panel discussion on In-Memory Databases brought to you by The HIVE. The discussion is intended to explore use cases for In-Memory Database technologies and the impact of technologies and trends such as flash memory and cloud computing.

The panel will be made up of industry experts from all of the leading In-Memory Database (more...)

EBS R12.2 Delta 6 Feature Review : Enhancement of adop console messages

ADOP console messages was always something that administrators needed changes. Delta 6 new features talks that there has been more enhancements done and running SQLs are displayed. Yes & True , it does but comparing to Delta 5 there are not much improvements. If you are from a older Delta version 2 or 3 , then Delta 6 upgrade might be interesting.

Instead of displaying the complete update statements , I can see messages like (more...)

Data security: The market for back-up appliances continues to grow
















According to IDC data, the market for purpose-built backup appliances (PBBA) grew in the fourth quarter of 2014 by around 3 % compared to the previous year and reached a value of 1 billion US$ worldwide.

This means an increase of 4 % to 3.26 billion US$ for the entire year. In the same quarter, the supplied storage capacity reached a value of 924 petabytes; compared to the previous year’s quarter, this is equivalent (more...)

EBS R12.2 Delta 6 Feature Review : EBS Technology Consistency Checker (ETCC)

With EBS R12.2 Delta 6 will not display a warning message when using the ADOP utility. An additional check is made every time ADOP tool is invoked which checks for the  recommended patches that are missing in the instance. This feature is ETCC and you will see something like this on the ADOP logs.

    [PROCEDURE] [START 2015/04/27 14:27:57] Performing database sanity checks
    [WARNING]   ETCC: The following database fixes are not (more...)

Modern Customer Experience Metrics by David Lanning

| Apr 27, 2015

As organizations evolve on their roadmap to a modern customer experience they are adopting new business processes and technologies that allow them to support the needs of the connected customer. As a result of adopting new communication channels, companies now have an additional set of metrics that can be used to measure and improve the effectiveness of their multi-channel customer experience.

The traditional, ‘internally- focused’ operational metrics like Average Handle Time (AHT) or Occupancy are (more...)

パートナー様向けセミナースケジュール(2015/4/28)

Arrow BI/EPM セミナー

◆OPN限定◆EPM 11.1.2.4新モジュール及び新機能説明会
  2015年 5月28日 13:30 - 17:30 (受付開始 13:00)   詳細 / 申込はこちら
開催予定のセミナーは、順次 こちらへ掲載されます。

Arrow Cloud Applications セミナー

◆OPN限定◆EBS 最新アップデートセミナー
  2015年 5月13日 13:30 - 18:00 (受付開始 13:00)   詳細 / 申込はこちら
開催予定のセミナーは、順次 こちらへ掲載されます。

Arrow Systems セミナー

◆OPN限定◆第六回 ゼロからはじめる Oracle Solaris 11 (ハンズオン)
  2015年 5月18日 13:30 - 17:30 (受付開始 13:00)   詳細 / 申込はこちら
◆OPN限定◆第六回 ゼロからはじめる Oracle Solaris 11 (ハンズオン)
  2015年 5月19日 13:30 - 17:30 (受付開始 13:00)   詳細 / 申込はこちら
開催予定のセミナーは、順次 こちらへ掲載されます。

Comparison of inplace and side by side upgrade

This article compares in-place upgrade with side by side upgrade to SOA 12c.What are the advantages and disadvantages? What are the prerequisites?

In in-place upgrade you install SOA 12c in a new oracle home and upgrade the domain and DB in-place. This is what is documented in the upgrade guide. In side by side upgrade, you install SOA 12c in a new oracle home and create a new SOA 12c domain and DB. You (more...)