Equipped with requirements to provide customers with access to information on product-testing and certification status, as well as additional information on the company’s services, UL needed to ensure that it could provide this information without exposing confidential intellectual property information to the wrong parties. In pursuit of these goals, UL initiated a three-year security and identity-management evolution process relying on Oracle Identity and Access Management Suite to authenticate users and provide an access-control framework built (more...)
Sample application - MDSCustomizationsApp_v2.zip contains both main and customisation projects. Main project implements read-only VO for Jobs data, it doesn't include Job (more...)
Oracle is positioned as a leader in this first ever vendor assessment by IDC published in September of 2014. Oracle has purchased redistribution rights to an excerpt from this report. To get complete information as well as links to the excerpt please visit the Analyst Relations blog here.
Top Three Reasons to Use an In-Memory Data Grid
Date: Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM PDT
As data volumes and customer expectations increase—driven by social, mobile, and cloud devices—so does the need to manage more data, often in real time. Companies facing this challenge benefit from the in-memory data grid technology of Oracle Coherence due to its ability to offload overburdened databases and shared data services and provide real-time data updates to applications. (more...)
This month, the Fishbowl team presented two webinars on integrating a Google Search Appliance with a WebCenter or Liferay Portal. Our new product, the GSA Portal Search Suite, makes integration simple and also allows for customization to create a seamless, secure search experience. It brings a powerful, Google-like search experience directly to your portal.
The first webinar, “The Benefits of Google Search for your Oracle WebCenter or Liferay Portal”, focused on the Google Search Appliance (more...)
Skanska discusses how the Oracle BI Cloud Service (BICS) gives their users self-service capabilities with a secure, reliable platform. Watch the 3-minute video on YouTube @ Skanska Explores Oracle BI Cloud Service.
See here, to find out more about how partners can work with Oracle Business Intelligence Cloud Service.
Since Oracle Database 10g we have automatic maintenance jobs in the database running. Since Oracle Database 11g (and the same applies to 12c) we have:
- Weekday Jobs being able to get executed from 10pm until 2am on MON-FRI
- Weekend Jobs being able to get executed from 6am until 2am on SAT-SUN
A support colleague contacted me a while ago asking why at his customer the jobs don't start anymore as they have set the duration (more...)
Over the weekend, we upgraded My Oracle Support. This upgrade brings changes to help you work more effectively with Oracle Support.
Among the areas you will notice enhancements are:
- The My Oracle Support customer experience
- My Oracle Support Chat
- Knowledge Management
- Cloud Portal
This PSU can be applied to the following releases only:
Our First ECEMEA Intern video conference by Jan Bureš
On Wednesday, October 24th we joined our first video conference call for the Eastern Central Europe, Middle East and Africa Internship Program.
It was a unique opportunity to get in touch with our colleagues all around the globe. The aim of the call was to share our experiences at Oracle so far, exchange ideas in relation to (more...)
My name is Karina, and I’m proud to be a woman working in IT! My 2 role models were my aunts, who studied Electronics & Computer Engineering and Informatics respectively. I grew up seeing women doing any career that they put their minds to, so I guess you could say they inspired me to choose this path.
Once in the University I choose Informatics cause was the first class I took that show me the (more...)
Extended Character Data Type Columns In this release Oracle changed the maximum sixe of three data types In Oracle 12c if you set a VARCHAR2 to 4000 bytes or less it is stored inline, if you set it to more than 4000 bytes then it is transformed in extended character data type and stored out [...]
SOA Suite 12c introduced a number of new adapters. One of them is the LDAP Adapter. In several earlier articles on this blog (for example http://technology.amis.nl/2014/08/08/oracle-soa-suite-12c-ldapadapter-tutorial/ by Maarten Smeets), we have described how to set up and configure the LDAP adapter and how to use it in conjunction with the ApacheDS open source LDAP directory. Of course, this adapter is also supported with Microsoft Active Directory and Oracle’s OID, OVD and OUD.
The aim of this post is not to explain how the APPROX_COUNT_DISTINCT function works (you find basic information in the documentation and in this post written by Luca Canali), but to show you the results of a test case I run to assess how well it works.
Here’s what I did…
I created a table with several numerical columns (the name of the column shows how many distinct values it contains), loaded 100 million (more...)
- Enterprise Manager Base Platform - Grid Control (OMS) 10.2.0.5.10 PSU.
- Enterprise Manager Base Platform - Grid Control (OMS) 184.108.40.206.11 PSU.
- Enterprise Manager Base Platform - Cloud Control (OMS) 220.127.116.11.1 PSU.
In addition to improving read I/Os, Oracle Exadata Write back flash cache also provides the ability to cache write I/Os directly to PCI flash. Exadata storage software version 18.104.22.168.1 is the minimum version required to use write back flash cache. Grid infrastructure and database homes must run 22.214.171.124.9 or later to use with Write-back Smart […]
One Directory for Everything
PS_HOME is the name of the environment variable holding the PeopleSoft installation directory. Before PeopleTools 8.50, the full PeopleSoft installation was done on a single directory, including PeopleTools binaries, application external files, customized files, logs, etc. (more...)
However we ran into one problem the other week. I noticed that the test3 database was still in physical standby (more...)