Internet of Things (IoT) – What is your plan?

Proliferation of connected devices and ever-growing data is driving some very interesting Internet of Things (IoT) use cases and challenges.

Check out some very interesting facts. What is your plan?

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What is your Plan? 

The Internet of Things – Managing the Complexity in Cloud

By 2020 there will be 50 Billion connected devices in the world generating more data than every thought possible.

Watch this video to understand how IoT is changing the world and your business models. What is your plan?

Check out Oracle's IoT offering in Cloud - IoT Cloud

Can EPM Go Fully Cloud?

By Guest Blogger Muthu Ranganathan, Director, EPM Product Management at Oracle

There is no denying the fact that the world is moving towards “the cloud”, and CFOs and CIOs have come to the point where they can’t avoid recognizing the many benefits of the cloud. While finance took more time than their peers in Human Resources or Sales to go to the cloud, recent trends indicate that more CFOs are open to “getting on the (more...)

Submit your abstract for Oracle Spatial & BIWA Summit ’16!

For the second year, Oracle Spatial Summit will once again be part of BIWA Summit at Oracle HQ in January 2016!

We want to hear your story -- and encourage you to submit your proposal soon. Proposals will be accepted through  November 2.   Don't wait, though -- we're accepting submissions on a rolling basis.  The sooner you submit, the better your chances.

We're looking for innovative Oracle Spatial and Graph, and MapViewer use (more...)

Friday Spotlight: The July 2015 Oracle Virtualization Newsletter is Now Available

The July 2015 edition of the Oracle Virtualization Newsletter is now available! In this issue, read about:

  • Oracle VM VirtualBox 5.0
  • Oracle Private Cloud Appliance 2.0.5
  • Oracle Solaris 11.3 beta with Oracle VM for SPARC
  • Oracle OpenStack SlideShare site
  • And much more!

You can read the latest edition online right now, or subscribe to get it automatically sent to your inbox. Enjoy!


Servlet 4 Early Draft Needs You!

| Jul 31, 2015

HTTP/2 support via Servlet 4 is one of the most significant changes coming in Java EE 8. The Servlet 4 specification is now gearing up for it's first early draft. The intent is to publish the early draft by JavaOne 2015. If you have an interest in Servlet 4, this is a perfect time to get involved in helping shape the draft. The two items specification lead Ed Burns has in his mind at the (more...)

MySQL Enterprise Monitor 3.0.23 has been released

We are pleased to announce that MySQL Enterprise Monitor 3.0.23 is now available for download on the My Oracle Support (MOS) web site. It will also be available via the Oracle Software Delivery Cloud in a few weeks. This is a maintenance release that includes a few new features and fixes a number of bugs. You can find more information on the contents of this release in the change log.

You will find (more...)

What’s New With Oracle Certification This Week? Week of July 27, 2015

Are you waiting for a new Oracle Certification exam to be released? Interested in beta testing, or waiting for your beta exam score? 

See what’s in beta now, view exams just released into production, get information on current promotions or learn about new certifications below.

Current Promotions

Java SE 8: Creating a Basic REST Web Service using Grizzly, Jersey, and Maven

Duke Waving

My latest Java tutorial is now up on This tutorial covers how to make a basic REST application using Grizzly, Jersey, and Maven. If you are new to any if these tools, this tutorial is a great way to try them out. You can launch the tutorial from here:

Java SE 8: Creating a Basic REST Web Service using Grizzly, Jersey, and Maven

In the tutorial you create an application using the open (more...)

Uber’s Game Is a Talent Scout Masquerading as a Training Tool

By Oscar Lausegger


(Originally published on Forbes)

We're long past the time when we judged candidates entirely by their CVs, much less their university diplomas.

In recent years, companies have found success recruiting talent through employee referrals, and digital social networks have helped accelerate and broaden this avenue.

The difficulty there, however, is to narrow the search to candidates with specific skills that can be verified ahead of time. But the confluence of mobile (more...)

FRIDAY SPOTLIGHT: Oracle Is Sponsoring LinuxCon North America

LinuxCon is the leading annual technical conference in North America that brings together a unique blend of core developers, administrators, users, community managers and industry experts. This event is designed to provide a much needed collaboration and education space for the Linux community.

This year Oracle will be one of the key sponsors and we have a keynote session that features Wim Coekaerts as speaker.

LinuxCon will be showcasing multiple products including Oracle Linux, Oracle (more...)

FRTB and Oracle High-End systems

FRTB and Oracle High End Systems

If you are wondering what might be the relation between the next coming finance regulation laws, like FRTB that will probably impact the major financial actors of the market, and our Oracle large footprint systems, check this article explaining how to address this challenge with In-Memory computing, and have a look at this video where QuarteFS is describing the scale-in scale-out dilemna. 

In resume, for the finance institutions, (more...)

Oracle Solaris ZFS: The Clear Winner over Legacy File Systems

Cindy Swearingen describes the benefits of integrating ZFS into your data center by comparing the key components of ZFS to traditional file systems.

Learn more: Oracle Solaris 11 ZFS Data Management

To get the latest news on the latest Oracle Solaris videos, subscribe to the Oracle Solaris YouTube channel.

5 Common Problems With Employee Advocacy

In the third part of a series on Employee Advocacy (EA) we are exploring common problems that arise when launching and running an EA program. To read about why EA is important, click here. To learn how to launch an EA program, click here.

Congratulations! You’ve made it through the first phases of implementing an EA program. Don’t be discouraged if you’re running into some hurdles: we’re here to help.

Hurdle: The Bystander

Every. Single. (more...)

88.8% of SaaS Vendors Think Integration is Important: Do You?

Integration is the most time-consuming element of customer implementation

In the frenzy of adopting SaaS solutions, it’s easy to let the anticipated benefits 'cloud over' potential concerns. But the lower costs and greater simplicity of individual solutions can be quickly gobbled up by the expense of building and maintaining integrations. SaaS vendors are concerned about integration issues. You should be too.

Solairus Aviation deploys Oracle Cloud (more...)

Presentations on JUG

Presentations on Concurrency GC and Completable Future done in last JUG:

Happy reading !! 

Prepare for Oracle Sales Cloud with Oracle University’s Learning Subscriptions

The SaaS market is growing rapidly and as the migration to SaaS becomes a “must have” for every enterprise that wants to stay ahead of the game, so is having the right skills to implement it for your customers.

Oracle University can help you upgrade your Oracle Sales Cloud skills and help your customers to adopt the new cloud applications with the Oracle Sales Cloud Learning (more...)

BPM 12c Advanced Error Handling and Recovery – Part 1 by Antonis Antoniou


The ability to handle exceptions and recover from errors is fundamental to implementing reliable and robust business processes and enterprise systems.

There might be cases, though, when an unexpected problem occurs during the runtime lifecycle of a process that will cause your process to fail. This could be the result of a connectivity loss, a failure in a database connection, a selection failure, or a failure during an invoke activity. These types of errors, (more...)

clip_image002In a SOA architecture there is often a need to create asynchronous services. As a simple example imagine a workflow approval process. In such a case the approval process can run from minutes to weeks, before the final approval returned back to the client. This is a typical example of an asynchronous service. So when a platform like Oracle SOA Suite is involved the implementation of an asynchronous service  is a quite easy task to (more...)

Java in der Lehre an der FH Brandenburg

Die FH Brandenburg University of Applied Sciences hat in diesem Sommersemester einen Vorbereitungskurs für die Oracle Certified Associate Java SE7 Zertifizierung als Wahlfach angeboten.

Herzlichen Dank an Herrn Prof. Dr. Winfried Pfister für den Erfolgsbericht!

"Der Kurs wurde den Masterstudierenden des Fachs Wirtschaftsinformatik als Wahlfach angeboten und hatte von allen angebotenen Wahlfächern die meisten Interessenten. Alle 13 Teilnehmer, davon 5 Frauen, haben den Kurs regelmäßig besucht.
Insgesamt fanden 14 Veranstaltungen im Umfang von jeweils 4 (more...)