JavaOne Latin America Highlights

Well-attended by developers, JavaOne Latin America took place last week in São Paulo Brazil.  Amongst the myriad sessions, meetings, entertainment and parties, here are some highlights. 

The community keynote was themed with 20 years of Java and organized by two Java Champions Fabiane Nardon and Bruno Souza. They chronicled the deep involvement of the Brazilian community throughout the history of Java. Bruno Souza, a.k.a JavaMan, founded the Brazilian Java user group SouJava (more...)

JavaOne Latin America Highlights

Well-attended by developers, JavaOne Latin America took place last week in São Paulo Brazil.  Amongst the myriad sessions, meetings, entertainment and parties, here are some highlights. 

The community keynote was themed with 20 years of Java and organized by two Java Champions Fabiane Nardon and Bruno Souza. They chronicled the deep involvement of the Brazilian community throughout the history of Java. Bruno Souza, a.k.a JavaMan, founded the Brazilian Java user group SouJava (more...)

Oracle Tidbits – May & June 2015

“Oracle *daily* TidBits” (#oratidbit) published at https://www.facebook.com/oraclenotes on weekdays in May and June 2015. You will also see these tidbits, one tidbit at a time, for each page refresh on the right side of this blog as well… Hope you find these helpful to learn something new or to remind you of its existence and use… Date TidBit 11-May […]

Partner Webcast – Oracle Weblogic 12c on Oracle Database Appliance X5

With data growing at unprecedented levels, application providers need a robust, scalable and high-performance infrastructure. Oracle Database Appliance is known as a simple, reliable, and complete package of software, server, storage, and networking for ISV applications that can save time and money by helping them streamline deployment, maintenance, and support of application workloads.

Oracle WebLogic on ODA evolved Oracle Database Appliance to an ISV solution in a box, a complete solution for building and (more...)

Apache Phoenix, SQL is getting closer to Big Data



Here is a post about another project in the Big Data world, like Apache Hive from my previous post, enables you to do SQL on Big Data. It is called Apache Phoenix.

Phoenix is a bit different, a bit closer to my heart too, as I read the documentation on Apache Phoenix, the word 'algebra' and 'relational algebra' came across few times, and that mean only one thing, SQL! The use of (more...)

Before you watch those fireworks…

Preview: OPN Central @ OpenWorld

We heart our Partners. So much so that we have a whole Oracle OpenWorld program dedicated to the Oracle PartnerNetwork. OPN Central @ OpenWorld is the spot for partners to gather insights to grow their business with Oracle. The program is built so partners can soak up knowledge from Oracle executives and other Oracle partners and to hear about Oracle's direction and strategy first-hand. 

Union Square

Let's back up--last week Oracle hosted its Partner Kickoff for (more...)

R Consortium Launched!

The Linux Foundation announces the R Consortium to support R users globally.

The R Consortium works with and provides support to the R Foundation and other organizations developing, maintaining and distributing R software and provides a unifying framework for the R user community.

“Data science is pushing the boundaries of what is possible in business, science, and technology, where the R language and ecosystem is a major enabling force,” said Neil Mendelson, Vice President, Big (more...)

Resuming blogging

After a long hiatus, I decided to resume blogging. I hope this will keep me motivated in keeping record of my work, and be of help to others who have similar questions/frustrations. Stay tuned.

Oracle Database Vault 12c Paper by Pete Finnigan

I wrote a paper about Oracle Database Vault in 12c for SANS last year and this was published in January 2015 by SANS on their website. I also prepared and did a webinar about this paper with SANS. The Paper....[Read More]

Posted by Pete On 30/06/15 At 05:38 PM

Leveraging the Oracle Developer Cloud from Eclipse

Check out this blog entry by Brian Leonard providing a detailed look at how the integration between Oracle Developer Cloud Service and Eclipse works:

Leveraging the Oracle Developer Cloud from Eclipse

 

Get the latest version of Oracle's Enterprise Pack for Eclipse with this built in integration here!

How to Take the 4th of July Off

We’re less than a week away from celebrating our freedom, barbecue and fireworks. Your coworkers are probably on vacation or day-dreaming about their weekend plans. Too bad social media never sleeps, right?

Right.

But that doesn’t mean you can’t partake in the festivities, too. Because of the pervasive nature of social media, it’s exceptionally important for social media managers to balance their professional and personal lives.

Basically, you need to unplug. Here’s how:

1. Schedule (more...)

Az SAP alkalmazások már az Oracle Database In-Memory-val is bevizsgáltak

A mai nap híre, hogy az SAP alkalmazásait az Oracle Database 12c-nek a 2015. március végi bevizsgálását követően immár az az Oracle Database In-Memory-val is megtörtént a hivatalos bevizsgálás, azaz az SAP alkalmazások is tovább tudnak gyorsulni az Oracle memória-alapú oszlopos eszközével, aminek működése teljesen transzparens az alkalmazások számára.

A hír itt olvasható: http://scn.sap.com/community/oracle, továbbá: SAP Note 2178980.

New Tools releases , now with Java

| Jun 30, 2015
What's New   For the 90%+ of people using sqldev/modeler on windows, the JDK bundled versions are back.  So no more debating what to install or worrying about conflicting Java versions.   Lots of bug fixes.    My favorite bug is now fixed so you can use emojis in your sql> prompt. RESTful CSV Loading   We wrapped he same CSV import code in SQL Developer into the REST Auto-Enablement

Interaction Hub Image Now Available on the PeopleSoft Update Manager Home Page

As noted in a recent post, the PeopleSoft Interaction Hub is now part of the Selective Adoption Process.  You can get the first image now on the PUM home page.  (At the PUM home page, choose the PeopleSoft Update Image Home Pages tab, then select the Interaction Hub Update Image page from the drop down.)  This means customers can use the PeopleSoft Update Manager and our other life cycle tools to manage their (more...)

The Week That Was Kscope15

Noel (@noelportugal), Raymond (@yuhuaxie), Mark (@mvilrokx) and I traveled to sunny Hollywood, Florida last week to attend Kscope15 (#kscope15), the annual conference of the Oracle Development Tools User Group (@odtug).

Check out some highlights of our week.

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If you read here, you probably know that this year, Noel had cooked up something new and different for the conference, a scavenger hunt.

This year was my (more...)

Oracle Commerce, Data Ingest for Indexing: the Content Acquisition System Forge-less Pipeline

Written by Phil Franklin, Principal Instructor, Oracle University

Summary

This article is intended to give Oracle Commerce platform users information about the Forge-less pipeline design for indexing and configuring data for the Endeca Guided Search MDEX engine.

The Content Acquisition System (CAS) is a key component in the indexing architecture, whether you're a full Oracle Commerce platform user or you're using Endeca Guided Search as a stand-alone product.

History

First, let’s take a look at (more...)

Writing the Book on Putting Customers First

Customer experience cannot be a siloed discipline in the modern enterprise. That’s the message from Jeanne Bliss, who’s been a chief customer officer (CCO) for more than 20 years, in her new book, Chief Customer Officer 2.0: How to Build Your Customer-Driven Growth Engine.

Instead of passing customer issues along to individual departments, Bliss advocates for customer leadership executives, charged with uniting the entire organization’s leadership team to figure out who their customer is, (more...)

Property Graph in a Box

| Jun 30, 2015

I have very good news for those of you who want to play with Oracle Big Data Spatial and Graph 1.0. The most recent Oracle Big Data Lite Virtual Machine (v4.2.0) provides a very convenient environment to help one get started quickly with the Oracle Big Data platform. It comes with the property graph feature installed.

To start, download Oracle Big Data Lite Virtual Machine v4.2.0 from the following page.
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July 8th: Overhead Door Corporation HCM Cloud Customer Forum

Join us for an Oracle HCM Cloud Customer Forum on Wednesday, July 8, 2015, to hear Larry Freed, Chief Information Officer at Overhead Door Corporation. He will explain the company's desire for a massive HR transformation to include changing its benefits, payroll, core HR, employee self-service, and manager self-service. The transformation would provide the employees with a single source solution so the HR field staff could become more strategic.

During this Customer Forum call, Freed will talk about Overhead Door's selection (more...)