It's really, really early on a Monday morning as I write this: "zero dark-thirty". Some ideas just refuse to allow sleep until you share them. So, while shivering in the pre-dawn cold, I offer the following for your consideration...
Picture if you will, just for a moment, the idea that your enterprise applications system is like an iceberg. There are the system costs that you can see. Then there are the costs below the water (more...)
First off, if you are not familiar with the term SIG, it stands for Special Interest Group. OAUG facilitates a number of SIGs to bring users together that share common or industries concerning certain Oracle products.
Unfortunately, the BI Publisher SIG has been offline for a number of years and has not been given the attention it needs to be a useful resource for members of OAUG. Well… I’m getting the band back together and (more...)
Oracle have just announced two changes to what they require customers to be running on.
PeopleTools 8.53 Patch 10 or above for PUM Patches
If you’re on PeopleSoft v9.2 and using the Update Images to select the patches to apply then Oracle ‘strongly advises’ customers to be on the .10 patch of PeopleTools 8.53 or higher.
FSCM Update Image 9.2.010 and higher, HCM Update Image 9.2.009 (more...)
For once, nothing to do with tech, but I cannot do otherwise. 3 painting describe the thoughts which may came up.
After three bloody days last week in France…
… today, time for mourning…
… and hope the better for tomorrow…
Thanks to the painter Malevitch (1879-1935).
For all the innocent victims of terrorist attacks.
Recently, I received my annual report from WordPress/Jetpack. I have always enjoyed these reports, so I thought I would make it public.
For the complete report, view it here: PSST0101 – 2014 Year in Blogging
Here’s a couple of excerpts:
Madison Square Garden can seat 20,000 people for a concert. This blog was viewed about 67,000 times in 2014. If it were a concert at Madison Square Garden, it would take about 3 (more...)
plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose.
-- Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr, Les Guêpes, January 1849 volume
Translation: the more things change, the more they stay the same.
It's been an interesting first year with Io Consulting...uh, I mean Sierra Cedar, Inc. I've had the opportunity to dig deep into the unique Higher Education marketplace, and to help spread the message about Oracle's Cloud Application Services (more...)
Custom.pll template are sometimes used wrong. In case of 12.2 make sure you use the splotchy 12.2 template to put in you customizations. In case if you are migrating from a older release make sure it is created from the latest versions. You can check the version using adident package. ORA-06508 are known to be a problem with older custom.pll template.
$APPLTMP directory in R12.2 if placed in a shared location in a multi node environment the there are know complications in multi node cutover. So best to leave it under INST top for each node.
Run EBS 12.2 Compliance Checker and resolve any violations.
Document 1531121.1, "Using the Online Patching Readiness Report in Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2"
The consequences of failing to fix a violation depend on the type of violation. Objects that do not comply with Online Patching development standards may behave incorrectly or become invalid during or after online patching.
Some customers have synonyms from custom schemas pointing directly to the base tables. Don't (more...)
Oracle Advanced Procurement is an integrated suite of software that dramatically cuts all supply man-agement costs. It adapts to your purchasing processes, supporting any combination of procurement models. It leverages Oracle’s extensive applications capabilities, robust development and operating platform, and award-winning global support. Thousands of companies in diverse industries—including professional services, government, asset-intensive sectors, and […]
Wish every one a Happy New Year 2015.
Via Chris Kanaracus we heard of the Cloud Outage Audit for 2014 which compares the reliability figures for all of the major cloud vendors. One of the areas that Cedar specialises in is moving PeopleSoft to the Cloud so we pay particular attention when reports like this are released. It’s an interesting read (the full report can be found here) however here are the results:
David Linthicum, SVP Cloud Technology Partners pulls no punches: