Using ILM from Oracle Enterprise Manager

| Oct 20, 2014

If you are upgrading to Oracle Database 12c for an Oracle Utilities Application Framework based product then you can use Oracle Enterprise Manager to manage your Information Lifecycle Management based data management solution.

To use it you simply install Oracle Enterprise Manager and then register the 12c database instance (PDB and non-PDB are supported) and then when selecting the database target use the Information Lifecycle Management menu option from the Administration --> Storage menus. For (more...)

SOA Suite 12c pre-sales demo on-demand webcast & ppt presentations & demos

You are consultant and want to get an overview what is new in SOA Suite 12c? Make sure you watch our on-demand webcast with Yogesh. At our SOA Community Workspace (SOA Community membership required) you can find a complete kit for your event including ppt material and demos: SOA Suite 12c kit & BPM Suite 12c ppt kit.

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SOA & BPM Partner Community

For regular information on Oracle SOA Suite become a (more...)

Partner Resource Kit JDeveloper 12.1.3 & Mobile Application Framework (MAF)

Mobile Application Framework (Oracle MAF) is a hybrid mobile framework that enables developers to rapidly develop single-source applications and deploy to both Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android platforms. Oracle MAF leverages Java, HTML5 and JavaScript to deliver a complete MVC framework with declarative user interface definition, device features integration and built-in security.

Technical resources

G1 GC Glossary of Terms

G1 GC Glossary of Terms

We will explain some terms displayed in g1 gc logs in this blog. This is an ongoing effort as the g1 gc logs keep evolving.  This is inspired by feedback by Charlie Hunt and others.

Heap Region:

G1 divides the heap into heap regions. The regions for Eden, Survivor and Old are not contiguous. Region size is 1m, 2m, 4m,8m, 16m, or 32m depending on heap size The goal (more...)

Why Another MVC Framework in Java EE 8?

| Oct 20, 2014

Some of you may be aware that MVC 1.0 was launched as JSR 371. Targeted for Java EE 8 the goal of the JSR is to provide a standards based action-oriented web framework for Java EE. 'Why' and 'why now' are two perfectly reasonable questions to explore carefully with regards to this JSR. After all JSF has long been included in Java EE as a standards based MVC web framework. In addition although JSF (more...)

Oracle Technology Helps Securitas Direct Improve Service Quality and Diversify Offerings by Increasing Speed and Capacity at its Processing Center

Securitas Direct, a leading supplier of safety and security solutions in Spain, Europe, and Latin America, has chosen Oracle hardware and software as the backbone for its main connections and processing signals center. With the Oracle Internet of Things (IoT) solution, Oracle VM and Oracle Linux, Securitas Direct will be able to strengthen the quality of service, speed time to market for new products and services, and deliver an improved experience for its business and (more...)

Oracle Technology Helps Securitas Direct Improve Service Quality and Diversify Offerings by Increasing Speed and Capacity at its Processing Center

Securitas Direct, a leading supplier of safety and security solutions in Spain, Europe, and Latin America, has chosen Oracle hardware and software as the backbone for its main connections and processing signals center. With the Oracle Internet of Things (IoT) solution, Oracle VM and Oracle Linux, Securitas Direct will be able to strengthen the quality of service, speed time to market for new products and services, and deliver an improved experience for its business and (more...)

Application Composer Series: Using Error, Warning, and Log Messages in Groovy

We'll focus here on the use of Application Composer, however for applications outside of Sales/CRM it should be noted that options also exist through the tailoring of the standard texts used in existing messages through either the UI Text customization feature and the Manage Messages task available in Setup and Maintenance.

Validation Messages

When you add custom validation logic to a field (on tabbing out) the usability recommendation is to use a mode-less type message. (more...)

Oh my… A cool post from CERN…

So... I just found this web page for the first time. Someone internally posted this link to an article on Oracle's In-memory Column Store. Besides the fact that it's a great article, showing the advantages of Oracle's In-memory Column Store - How COOL is it that it's testing involves test data from CERN? I mean, how many Oracle database blogs have the following in their content: "That big peak around INV_MASS=90. is caused by electron-positron (more...)

The Oracle MAF Developer Challenge – Win Big $$$ with your mobile skills

You might have missed it with all the recent announcements at Oracle OpenWorld, but here is a quick way for you to make money!


All you need to do is build a cool Oracle MAF mobile application and you can win $6,000, $3,000 or $1,000

This competition is online and you can do it at home anywhere in the world.

The rules are quite flexible in terms of what type (more...)

Evolution of WCM – Reduce IT Burden with WCM Workflows

By Mitchell Palski, Oracle WebCenter Sales Consultant

Identifying the Problem
Public Sector organizations often times face painful challenges managing their enterprise content. Too many organizations leverage multiple disparate content management systems that present difficulties in standardizing where and how content is processed and stored. The results are manual business processes that are not only tedious and inefficient, but also lack the functionality to provide adequate content quality-assurance, approval automation, and process traceability. To compound upon (more...)

Webcast: Trouble-Free Upgrade to Oracle Database 12c with Oracle Real Application Testing

Live Webcast: October 28
9:00 a.m. PST | 12:00 p.m. EST | 4:00 p.m. GMT

Oracle Database 12c contains many new capabilities including Oracle Multitenant, in-memory column stores and much more. Oracle Real Application Testing gives you verifiable functionality and performance testing capabilities to take advantage of all the new enhancements. Combining your database upgrade with Oracle Real Application Testing assures you that your database will perform as required, whether you’re (more...)

Video: 2 Min Tech Tip: Using the Direct Database Request Feature in OBIEE

Look who popped up.

Oracle ACE Director Kevin McGinley, owner and co-founder of Red Pill Analytics, rises to the occasion in this tech tip focused on using the direct database request (DDR) feature in Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition to empower super-users to query databases directly, bypassing the OBIEE metadata layer. That's a lot to cover in under two minutes. Can he do it?

Kevin's tip is based on Direct Database Request - Part 1 (more...)

Multiple vulnerabilities in OpenSSL

CVE DescriptionCVSSv2 Base ScoreComponentProduct and Resolution
CVE-2014-3513 Denial Of Service(DoS) vulnerability 5.0 OpenSSL
Solaris 11.2 11.2.3.5.0
CVE-2014-3566 Cryptographic Issues vulnerability 4.3
CVE-2014-3567 Denial Of Service(DoS) vulnerability 4.3
CVE-2014-3568 Cryptographic Issues vulnerability 2.6

This notification describes vulnerabilities fixed in third-party components that are included in Oracle's product distributions.
Information about vulnerabilities affecting Oracle products can be found on Oracle Critical Patch Updates and Security Alerts page.

The Developers Conference 2014

Chegou ao fim a edição 2014 do The Developers Conference, com a última parada em Porto Alegre, que aconteceu entre os dias 16 e 18 de Outubro. E colocando na conta as cidades de Florianópolis, com 4 dias de evento no mês de Maio, e São Paulo com 5 dias de evento no mês de Agosto, a participação da Oracle no evento contou com 23 palestras de 15 papers em 12 trilhas, realizadas com (more...)

Why Should Your Oracle Database Run on Oracle Solaris 11?

Answer:  because it runs faster, is more secure, is more scalable & highly available, and because it simplifies management.  

If you would like to know more, a new white paper (Oracle Solaris 11 is a state-of-the-art platform for deploying Oracle Database) has been published which details how Oracle Solaris 11 brings distinctive benefits to Oracle Database deployments, including deployments of the latest release, Oracle Database 12c. It describes Oracle Solaris 11.2 enhancements, which help to improve (more...)

Oracle Critical Patch Advisory — October 15, 2014

ATTN: Oracle DBAs: Oracle has published its Critical Patch Advisory Dated Oct 15, 2014.  Get the advisory here

Here's what you need to know:

This Critical Patch Update covers 154 new security fixes across a wide range of product families including: Oracle Database, Oracle Fusion Middleware, Oracle Java SE, Oracle Linux and Virtualization, Oracle MySQL, Oracle Hyperion, Oracle Enterprise Manager Grid Control, Oracle E-Business Suite, and Oracle Business Applications and more.

REMEMBER: Critical (more...)

No Raise? No Development? No Way!

The other day, I was asked why we should be concerned about development if we're not getting raises or bonuses.  I asked the person if they were getting a ‘performance review’ or a ‘salary review.’ After chuckling, the person responded "Yea, but really, what's the point?"

What’s the point? Let me start with a story.

When I was in grade school, I told my mom that I thought I should get an (more...)

Oracle Employee Experience Journey Mapping at OOW

| Oct 20, 2014

By Hajer Mabrouk

We are very excited to let you know that the first Employee Experience journey mapping workshop took place at OOW this year!!!

We had 27 attendees participated to this dynamic workshop. They have embraced the concept immediately and have walked in the shoes of an employee to map his journey, identify the moment that matters, and focus on employee needs to build a better experience. 

Those workshops are designed to take (more...)

Thanks for coming to the Upgrade Workshops in Dublin & Belfast – and special thanks to my dear friends at LUFTHANSA

 

Thanks to everybody who came to our Upgrade/Migrate/Consolidate to Oracle Database 12c on Oct 14/15 in Dublin and Belfast. You were great audiences, I had plenty of fun, excellent deep dive discussion during the breaks and afterwards during the customer visits day on Thursday.

And very special thanks to my colleagues from Oracle Ireland, especially Mina and Kelly-Marie, but also all the others who were involved in the events and visits and made it (more...)