The Hottest Tech Skills for 2017

Written by Nicole Fornacon, Oracle University Marketing Director, EMEA/APAC

New year, new you, new job?

2017 is here, and if your New Year’s resolution includes a career shift, a promotion or even landing your first job, then it's crucial to be aware of the skills employers seek.

To find out exactly which skills employers are looking for, and what it takes to successfully land a job, LinkedIn examined billions of data points and analyzed hiring (more...)

EBS 12.1 Data Masking Template Certified with EM 13c

We're pleased to announce the certification of the E-Business Suite 12.1.3 Data Masking Template for the Data Masking Pack with Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 13c. You can use the Oracle Data Masking Pack with Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 13c to mask sensitive data in cloned Oracle E-Business Suite environments.  Due to data dependencies, scrambling E-Business Suite data is not a trivial task.  The data needs to be scrubbed in such (more...)

Oracle buys Apiary

On January 19, 2017, Oracle announced that it signed an agreement to acquire Apiary, which creates the most comprehensive API Integration Cloud by adding the leading API design and governance solution. The proposed transaction is subject to customary closing conditions. Until the transaction closes, each company will continue to operate independently.

Apiary's pioneering APIFlow solution provides the framework and tools for developing application programming interfaces (APIs) that share enterprise services and data and help create (more...)

Oracle E-Business Suite Adapter and Integration Cloud Service

[Guest author: Rekha Ayothi]

I wish you all a very happy New Year!

In my previous article, I gave an overview of Oracle Integration Cloud Service (ICS) and Oracle E-Business Suite Adapter. In this article, I will focus on integrations using EBS Adapter.

Usually, integrations include a source (or trigger) connection that sends a request or message to ICS, and a target (or invoke) connection to which ICS sends a request or message. For (more...)

https://paascommunity.com/2017/01/19/soa-bpm-community-newsletter-january-2017/

Dear SOA & BPM Partner Community,

Want to try Oracle PaaS solutions hands-on? Make sure you attend the PaaS Partner Community Forum which takes place March 27th & 28th & 29th 2016 in Croatia. During the Community Day partners will share their best practices and details about successful cloud implementations. Join us for a week full of keynotes, breakouts, hands-on sessions and networking opportunities.

On a regular base new versions of the (more...)

Training Thursdays: Stability and Performance with Oracle OpenStack

Oracle OpenStack for Oracle Linux delivers the stability and performance customers expect for enterprise solutions and also aligns and integrates with Oracle products and total cloud strategy. Learn more about Oracle OpenStack for Oracle Linux by taking the Oracle OpenStack for Oracle Linux: Getting Started seminar.

You can take this one-day seminar as a:

  • Live-Virtual Event: Attend a live event from your own desk, no travel required. Events are added to the schedule to suit (more...)

JRE 1.8.0_121 Certified with Oracle EBS 12.1 and 12.2

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Java Runtime Environment 1.8.0_121 (a.k.a. JRE 8u121-b13) and later updates on the JRE 8 codeline are now certified with Oracle E-Business Suite 12.1 and 12.2 for Windows desktop clients.

All JRE 6, 7, and 8 releases are certified with EBS upon release

Our standard policy is that all E-Business Suite customers can apply all JRE updates to end-user desktops:

  • From JRE 1.6.0_03 and later updates on the (more...)

JRE 1.7.0_131 Certified with Oracle E-Business Suite 12.1 and 12.2

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Java Runtime Environment 1.7.0_131 (a.k.a. JRE 7u131-b12) and later updates on the JRE 7 codeline are now certified with Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.1 and 12.2 for Windows-based desktop clients.

All JRE 6, 7, and 8 releases are certified with EBS upon release

Our standard policy is that all E-Business Suite customers can apply all JRE updates to end-user desktops:

  • From JRE 1.6.0_03 and later updates on (more...)

JRE 1.6.0_141 Certified with Oracle E-Business Suite 12.1 and 12.2

Java logThe latest Java Runtime Environment 1.6.0_141 (a.k.a. JRE 6u141-b12) and later updates on the JRE 6 codeline are now certified with Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.1 and 12.2 for Windows-based desktop clients.

All JRE 6, 7, and 8 releases are certified with EBS upon release

Our standard policy is that all E-Business Suite customers can apply all JRE updates to end-user desktops:

New Training and Certifications for January – Now Available!

Check out our newly available training and certification offerings for January 2017!

Our new training includes all digital Oracle Learning Subscriptions, as well as in-depth courses on specific topics. The following is a partial list of what we anticipate will be popular with our customers.

New Oracle Learning Subscriptions

New Training Courses

Extending Oracle HCM with Oracle Application Builder Cloud Service – It’s Simple

I blogged before showing how easy it is to extend Oracle Sales Cloud using Oracle Application Builder Cloud Service.

We do get a lot of customers of Oracle HCM that approach us asking if they can use the same tools to extend Oracle HCM apps. While Oracle Application Builder Cloud Service (ABCS) has the list of Oracle Sales Cloud services pre-populated in the service catalog , you can pretty easily connect ABCS to Oracle HCM (more...)

Oracle SOA Suite 12c Implementation Specialists Bootcamp 30 Jan – 24 Feb 2017– free on-demand training & certification

Training On-demand: Oracle SOA Suite 12c Implementation Specialists

  • This Boot Camp is now open for registration to all partners taking specialist certification exams in the next 90 days. Please DO NOT REGISTER, if you are not taking a certification exam.
  • All registrations must be done using a company email. Personal emails will be rejected
  • In order to submit your registration you will be asked to login using your OPN (Oracle PartnerNetwork) account credentials. In case (more...)

Dealing with very very long string lists using Database 12.2

Oracle RDBMS 11gR2 introduced the LISTAGG function for working with string values. It can be used to aggregate values from groups of rows and return a concatenated string where the values are typically separated by a comma or semi-colon - you can determine this yourself within the code by supplying your own... [Read More]

Join Us for an Advisor Webcast to Learn About On-the-fly Upgrade of Historical Sub-ledger Applications


Looking to use On-the-fly Upgrade of Historical Sub-ledger
Applications for SLA Receivables application functionality?



Join us of this one-hour advisor webcast to show SLA Receivables application functionality using On-the-fly Upgrade of Historical Sub-ledger Applications. This Presentation will assist those application functional users that are applying Receipts to Invoices in a old period currently not migrated within your E-Business Suite instance.

Topics Include:

  • How to setup this functionality to be used on your instance
  • When will (more...)

Process Cloud Service: new features! By Lykle Thijssen

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During Oracle Open World 2016, the latest release of Oracle Process Cloud Service got presented. The product has been making huge progress in all aspects, so here’s an overview of all the new and improved features.

Oracle Process Cloud Service

For those of you unfamiliar with the product: Oracle Process Cloud Service (PCS) is Oracle’s BPM solution for the cloud. While development on Oracle BPM Suite has pretty much come to an end, Oracle Process (more...)

Default Changes SPFILE Parameters – Oracle 12.2

Parameters in Oracle Database 12.2.0.1 - part 4 of the series: New SPFILE Parameters in Oracle Database 12.2.0.1 Obsolete SPFILE Parameters in Oracle Database 12.2.0.1 Deprecated SPFILE Parameters in Oracle Database 12.2.0.1 Default SPFILE Parameter changes between Oracle Database 11.2.0.4,... [Read More]

Partner Spotlight: Solution-Soft

Content contributed by Margaret Errington

Testing software systems for correct behavior requires precision and proper setting. As an example, when it comes to enterprise software systems, timing can be everything. Is the item of interest month-end, quarter-end, or year-end? Has the system correctly aged uncollected receivables? Have the systems amortized the debt correctly, over the correct period? These are examples of what could become date and time sensitive test cases. Time Machine, by (more...)

YOU ARE INVITED: Path to Open Cloud Events in North America and Asia Pacific

This week we want to highlight our Path to Open Cloud events around the world. Come to hear about Oracle's open cloud offerings in these events:

NORTH AMERICA REGION:

Oracle Business Process Management Bootcamp 12c 30 Jan – 24 Feb 2017– free on-demand training and certification

Training On Demand: Oracle Business Process Management 12C

  • This Boot Camp is now open for registration to all partners taking specialist certification exams in the next 90 days. Please DO NOT REGISTER, if you are not taking a certification exam.
  • All registrations must be done using a company email. Personal emails will be rejected
  • In order to submit your registration you will be asked to login using your OPN (Oracle PartnerNetwork) account credentials. In case (more...)

Oracle Big Data SQL: Simplifying Information Lifecycle Management

For many years, Oracle Database has provided rich support for Information Lifecycle Management (ILM).  Numerous capabilities are available for data tiering – or storing data in different media based on access requirements and storage cost considerations.  These tiers may scale from in-memory for real time... [Read More]