Who's up for game two
What to do
My wallet's gettin thin
And I just lost my watch last night
Well I gotta problem
Just one answer
Gotta throw it all down
And kiss it goodbye
That was a crazy game of poker
(That was a crazy game (more...)
I've finished the fresh install of an Oracle EBS 12.2.2 Vision instance in my test environment (install 12.2 and then apply the 12.2.2 RUP). Strictly vanilla, no customizations. I'll be doing the validation testing to make sure everything is functional when I get (more...)
As I work through the EBS 12.2.2 fresh install, I'm focusing in on details. Hoping that doing so will add more value to those of you out there about to dive in for yourself.
So, the first step: reading. Yup, back away from the groovy technical (more...)
So, after careful consideration over the weekend in light of my utter lack of DBA skills, I've changed my plan for experimenting with Oracle E-Business Suite 12.2.2. Having successfully run the upgrade from 12.1.2 to 12.2.2 (which is really an upgrade to 12. (more...)
Just a quick note here...more on this subject later. After spending some time working through planning and pre-upgrade tasks in my spare time at Oracle OpenWorld this year, I kicked off a 12.1.3 to 12.2 EBS upgrade in one of my home test environments. (more...)
So, as I'm writing this, I'm in the press tent at #OOW13 sipping on a Dr. Pepper fetched for me by one of the lovely staff members here. Yeah, it's a tough job but somebody has to do it. I'm a bit torn regarding my feelings a press (more...)
So now that Oracle has announced availability of E-Business Suite 12.2, I've been swamped with questions from EBS users still on 11.5.10...to which version should I upgrade? 12.1.3 or 12.2?
Well, let's start with some facts:
- There are direct upgrade paths from (more...)
Just a brief update on some very recent news. As I write this, Oracle has just released E-Business Suite 12.2. Congrats to the EBS team. And for all you EBS users out there, welcome to the world of WebLogic.
You can read the announcement at http://www. (more...)
Oracle OpenWorld 2013 is ramping up. Many of the Oracle folks I know have been working diligently for weeks and months, regardless of personal lives, floods, and weekends. Thanks to all of you for your efforts.
My own OOW experience heats up later this week, as I head into (more...)
Seems everybody's joggin or heavy into health s@!#
Don't tell me that I ought to get rolfed
Cause I love cajun martinis and playin afternoon golf
-- From Jimmy Buffett's "We Are The People Our Parents Warned Us About"
I've been on a journey of discovery lately. (more...)
Did you ever have to make up your mind?Pick up on one and leave the other one behind
From The Lovin' Spoonful's "Did You Ever Have To Make Up Your Mind?"
Life is all about trade-offs. Sometimes good, sometimes bad...but you're always giving up something (more...)
I'm writing this while I'm on vacation. Before you decide that I'm nuts or obsessed with Oracle-related stuff, let me explain.
Sometimes an idea knocks on the door of my mind. When I fail to do something about it over a period of time, that idea kicks the castle gate (more...)
Anybody spending any amount of time in business knows that you need to let people know what you do. Personally, I don't do that very often in this space, as I don't want this to become some type of sales platform. But, I have to admit, lately I've been (more...)
Oh, I get by with a little help from my friends Mmmm, I get high with a little help from my friends Mmmm, I'm gonna try with a little help from my friends
- From "With A Little Help From My Friends", Lennon and McCartney
One of the great highs (more...)
A brief thought on last week's release of Oracle Database 12.1. Bingo. Strike right down the heart of the plate. Goal. Everything I hoped it would be. And the multi-tenant add-on is the killer feature. The concept of single data-base containers for multiple (more...)
Kudos to Oracle for putting a great spin last night on reporting rather "rough" Q4 results. Confession: when I listened to Safra's guidance for Q4 (given on the Q3 call earlier this year), I thought she was "sandbagging" with a strategy of beating that guidance to smithereens with strong Q4 (more...)