Introduction to Oracle BI Applications with ODI

| Oct 29, 2014

By Laura Garza, Principal Instructor for Oracle University

Often when teaching Oracle Business Intelligence Applications (OBIA) with Oracle Data Integrator (ODI), I get many questions concerning: 1) The different OBIA repositories, 2) Selecting an OBIA offering and Functional Area and 3) ODI terminology and how it relates to OBIA.

The Different OBIA Repositories:

- The Oracle BI (more...)

Set-up a 12c Service Bus Infrastructure by René van Wijk

imageIn this post, we will show how to create automation scripts in order to set-up middleware environments.
In the example, we will use the following software

First, we have to decide which directory structure (more...)


| Oct 29, 2014


サッカー日本代表戦 過去の名試合を放送決定!往年の名選手、当時出場選手の解説で名試合が蘇る|お知らせ|国内リーグ|スカパー!サッカー中継

日本ブラジル修好100周年記念 サン・スパークカップ日本代表×ブラジル代表(1995年8月9日)


  • サン == Sun Microsystems
  • スパーク == SPARC

のことです。SPARC は今も進化中で OOW2014 でもセッションがありました。
Database In-Memory の機能も追加される予定です。以下のセッションなどをご参照ください。

Why Oracle Database Runs Best on SPARC and Oracle Solaris [CON1966]

how Oracle implements software in silicon for Oracle Database


Webinar(Nov 11):How to Save Time and Cost with Nimble Storage SmartStack for Oracle with Cisco UCS

| Oct 29, 2014

When: November 11, 11am PST/2pm EST


Michele Resta, Director of Linux and Virtualization Alliances, Oracle, John McAbel, Senior Product Manager, Cisco and Ibby Rahmani, Solutions Marketing, Nimble Storage 

For CIOs and IT managers, continuously tuning IT infrastructure to support evolving environments, rapidly provisioning more resources to support growing database environments, maintaining services levels and staying within budgets, especially in rapid growth environments is hard. To address these challenges, Nimble Storage, along with (more...)

Webcast: Inventory Period Close – Stuck Transactions

Webcast_icon.jpgWebcast: Inventory Period Close - Stuck Transactions

Date: November 5th, 2014 at 1:00 pm ET, 12:00 pm CT, 11:00 am MT, 10:00 am PT, 6:00 pm, GMT Summer Time (London, GMT+01:00)

This one-hour session is recommended for technical and functional Users who want to learn more about the standard datafixes available for the Inventory Module. The Standard Datafix Note 568012.1 outlines over 2 dozen data issues and their solutions. Newly created content includes the (more...)

PeopleSoft Selective Adoption

If you are plugged into the PeopleSoft social media channels like our Facebook page, Twitter feed, and Linkedin development group or if you tuned into the Quest Users Group PeopleSoft Townhall featuring Paco Aubrejuan (Oracle’s Senior Vice President and General Manager of PeopleSoft Development), you likely heard us talking about “PeopleSoft Selective Adoption.” Maybe you are wondering what exactly that is; that’s where (more...)

Java EE @ NFJS Greater Atlanta Software Symposium

| Oct 29, 2014

As some of you may be aware I recently joined the well-respected US based No Fluff Just Stuff (NFJS) Tour. The NFJS Greater Atlanta Software Symposium was held September 12 - 14.

I had four talks total over two days, more or less back-to-back. I did talks on Java EE 7/Java EE 8, WebSocket, the Cargo Tracker Java EE Blue Prints and JavaScript + Java EE. More details, including slide decks and code as well (more...)

NFJS Greater Atlanta Software Symposium Trip Report

| Oct 29, 2014

The NFJS Greater Atlanta Software Symposium was held September 12 - 14. I had four talks total over two days, more or less back-to-back. The first one was our flagship Java EE 7/8 talk. Currently the talk is basically about Java EE 7 but I'm slowly evolving the talk to transform it into a Java EE 8 talk as we move forward. The following is the slide deck for the talk:

Mobility Now!

By:  Guy Barlow

 It is no longer a question of if organizations should embrace mobility, but when. Mobile solutions offer project, program and portfolio managers unprecedented access to essential information that has a direct impact on high-stakes decision-making and communication. Those who overcome resistance and address concerns will lead the pack in innovation, opportunity and growth.

Successful enterprise project portfolio management (EPPM) (more...)

Oracle & Java Technology helps Enable the Internet of Things

| Oct 29, 2014

 Check out how Java is making the Internet of things a reality for industry leaders like Tridium, V2Com, Prosyst and Bosch. Videos below:

Transformation: Learning from Leaders

During his OpenWorld keynote this year, Oracle CEO Mark Hurd asked CIOs from eight different customers to join him on stage and talk about their challenges and concerns. While these organizations ranged from GE to Walgreens, from P&G to Intel, I was struck by the similarities of their stories. Each company is in a constant state of IT evolution, adopting new technologies to address modern issues in (more...)

Winning the Battle Against Financial Crime in the Era of Real-Time Payments

| Oct 29, 2014

In 1839, Colonel Jacob Baker, a hero of the American War of Independence, wrote a will leaving an estate to his heirs comprising most of the city of Philadelphia. Years later, William Cameron Morrow Smith formed an association to pool the resources of anyone surnamed “Baker” who wanted to fight the legal battle to claim their share of the inheritance.

The only problem was that Colonel Baker never existed. Smith was a scam artist and (more...)

Oracle Cloud Adapter-Customer Insights Webcast: Advanstar

When your company tagline is "Connecting our Customers with Theirs", you can't afford to get integration wrong.   Watch this brief on-demand webcast now to learn why Advanstar chose Oracle integration including the new Oracle Cloud Adapters to replace their legacy integration solution to simplify IT and provide real time synchronization between cloud and on-premise applications.

As you may have seen at Oracle OpenWorld 2014, there has been tremendous interest in the new Oracle Cloud Adapters for simplifying the cloud to on-premises integration challenge.  In this webcast by Advanstar and OSI Consulting, you will learn how Advanstar used the "Oracle Cloud Adapter for" to connect their sales reps to Oracle E-Business Suite.  As described in the webcast, here were some of the challenges that drove them to the Oracle Solution:

Challenges Prior to the Oracle Solution:

  • Informatica batch integration using a cloud replication service was not acceptable
  • Lack of real-time integration
  • Data replication jobs ran into each other causing conflicts
  • High volume caused increased problems

Oracle Integration Solution Benefits:

  • Simplified cloud integration using the new Oracle Cloud Adapter for
  • Faster integration of future applications
  • Instant updates for sales reps - real time data synchronization

Advanstar Web PageOracle Cloud Adapter for Screenshot

Learn tips & tricks in the second half of this webcast from integration expert Hilal Khan from OSI Consulting who implemented the Oracle SOA Suite solution.  Hilal will walk you through the simple steps to select the cloud application ( in this case) business objects from within the Oracle SOA Suite cloud adapter as well as the value of the offline configuration to simplify development so you don't need to be connected with the SaaS application throughout your development.  Hilal will also describe the benefits of faster and easier troubleshooting, more time for testing, and quicker overall development.  

Start simplifying your cloud integration today by viewing this short 28 minute webcast now

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New Model Exalytics In-Memory Machine X4-4

Oracle announced at OpenWorld, the availability of the new model Exalytics In-Memory Machine X4-4 to dramatically increase performance and capacity; leveraging the Oracle Database In-Memory option for faster data driven insights.

The latest refresh of Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine includes Intel Xeon processors customized for Oracle business analytics workloads, supporting 50 percent faster clock speed, 50 percent more processing cores and 50 percent more memory compared (more...)

Fin, Feather, & Fur Outfitters Chooses Oracle to Drive Digital Transformation

How does a hometown sporting goods retailer compete with specialty big box giants? The answer is: you exploit their weaknesses. Ohio-based Fin, Feather, and Fur Outfitters has averaged 30-40% year over year growth since 2010 by doing what the big guys can’t.

Shawn Gilronan, CIO at Fin, Feather, and Fur Outfitters, was recently an executive customer speaker in an Oracle OpenWorld session devoted to strategies for adopting Modern Best Practice in high-growth organizations. Modern Best (more...)

Oracle is Coming to EMC World on May 5-8

| Apr 28, 2014

EMC World 2014 returns to Las Vegas May 5-8 at The Venetian!
As data growth explodes, EMC creates the infrastructure that enables you to
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