Database Feature OverviewGlobal Temporary tables were introduced in Oracle 8i. They can be used where an application temporarily needs a working storage tables. They are named
- Global because the content is private
- Temporary because the definition is permanent
- Global because the (more...)
Materialized Views in the DatabaseSnapshots were introduced in Oracle 7. They were a way of building and maintaining a physical table to hold the results of a SQL query. We are well used to a view being the results of a query, but here the (more...)
First up in the ‘How I work‘ series for 2015 is Alex Lightstone. For those in the UK PeopleSoft marketplace Alex should need no introduction, for everyone else though here’s a brief bio:
Alex spent the 2000’s at Oracle, initially supporting, and then as Product Support Manager for PeopleSoft Global Payroll. When he left Oracle in 2010 there was a battle for his services and we’re very grateful that he selected Cedar where he forms (more...)
"With PeopleTools 8.54, PeopleTools will no longer support descending indexes on the Oracle database platform" - PeopleTools 8.54 Release Notes
They have gone again! Forgive the trip down memory lane, but I think it is worth reviewing their history.
- Prior to PeopleTools 8.14, if (more...)
Since the presentation has been chosen, I am now doing some research. I have picked out 7 topics that I want to talk about. I will discuss how the feature has been implemented, and what I think are the (more...)
Does anyone know of any good contracts that would support mostly remote work?
I started this blog years ago with the idea that it would be a good place to search for work should I ever need it. I think the time has come to just ask to see if projects are available through this avenue. If you know of anything, I would love to speak with you. Would you mind commenting below or sending (more...)
The Cedar tech team has recently discovered a great tweak to improve the end-user experience in PeopleSoft.
Many well designed websites use Watermark text to provide a visual hint to the user what they should put into a field. We felt that PS Self Service users would appreciate the enhancement.
Head over to the Cedar Blog to find out more:
I am looking forward to seeing everyone at the Alliance conference in Nashville next month. I was just reviewing my schedule and see lots of interesting technical sessions (as always). If you have room in your schedule, I invite you to attend my session on Tuesday, Mar 17, 2015 from 11:15 AM to 12:15 PM in Presidential D. The session is titled PeopleSoft PeopleTools Developer: Tips and Techniques. See you in a few weeks!
Here it is, come and get it
Mmmm, make your mind up fast
If you want it
Anytime, I can give it
But you better hurry
Cause it may not last
- From "Come And Get It", written by Sir Paul McCartney and originally recorded by Badfinger
I'm watching changes in the SaaS world...some people are keeping up with the changes, and some people are not. The approach (more...)
Once each year completes I try to do a run down of which posts have garnered the most attention during the last 12 months, both on this blog and on the PeopleSoft Weekly newsletter. Here are the most viewed stories from 2014.
PeopleSoft Weekly Newsletter
During 2014 the subscriber base grew from 602 to 914 (a net increase of just over 300), and this was despite being asked to remove over 50 subscribers when I left (more...)
What is REST?
There is plenty of documentation in the Web about REST, its characteristics and benefits. I personally find the tutorial published by Dr. Elkstein (http://rest. (more...)
SEVERE : Jan 27, 2015 3:40:09 PM - ERROR - CLONE-20372 Server port validation failed.
SEVERE : Jan 27, 2015 3:40:09 PM - CAUSE - CLONE-20372 Ports of following servers - oacore_server2(7256),forms_server2(7456),oafm_server2(7656),forms-c4ws_server2(7856),oaea_server1(6856) - are not available.
if any of the below features are interesting to your deployment then please review the doc and apply the essential bundle patches on 12.2.5 environment. Hope this helps to stabilize your environment.
Section 4: Features and Fixes in the Current Code level
The bundle fixes include implementation of the following AD and TXK features and fixes.
No, wait, that's not the kind of patch we're talking about today. Sorry, folks. We're talking about a patch for your software...a fix or an update for software you already have in place. Did you know Oracle puts out Critical Patch Updates ("CPU"s) for all their project on a regular basis? You can read about (more...)
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...)
ERROR: The following required ports are in use:
6801 : WLS OAEA Application Port
Corrective Action: Free the listed ports and retry the adop operation.
Completed execution : ADOPValidations.java
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...)