Business Transformation: Getting from Here to There

| Sep 17, 2014

New Oracle OpenWorld Sessions

Nearly every industry is undergoing some type of transformation. Businesses strive to innovate, gain market share, and stay ahead of the competition.

Six new Oracle OpenWorld conference sessions--specifically designed for organizations embarking on major transformation initiatives such as Cloud, Big Data and Analytics and Engineered Systems--will help answer how do we get from here to there.

During Oracle OpenWorld, Thought Leaders from Oracle Consulting will share insights, best-in-class methodologies, and critical (more...)

w00t! OOW 2014 RAC ATTACK Set Up Instructions

Going to the RAC ATTACK at OOW 2014? We're meeting on Sunday 9/28 starting at 9:00 am at the Oracle Technology Lounge in the Moscone South Lobby. Here's the FIRST, NEXT and FINALLY information you need to be ready to learn more about Oracle 12c and Real Application Clusters.

FIRST --The T-shirt:

NEXT -- What to expect:

Experienced RAC ATTACK volunteers will walk you through an installation of the Oracle 12c RAC environment on your (more...)

Enjoy a Bit of History

Time-Tripping Through San Francisco

If you need a break from the kinetic environment of Oracle OpenWorld, try delving into a bit of San Francisco history. Escape through time by visiting the Palace of Fine Arts, a grand structure built for the 1915 Panama Pacific International Exposition, the first World’s Fair of the 20th century. Of the 11 great international palaces built for the expo, only the Palace of Fine Arts remains today. It stands (more...)

Are you Ready? and Optimized?

Oracle Solaris Ready, Oracle SuperCluster Ready and Oracle SuperCluster Optimized      

ISVs who support their applications on Oracle Solaris 11 are taking advantage of
the Oracle Solaris Ready and Oracle SuperCluster Ready programs which
are part of the Oracle Exastack Ready program from Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN).  
Some are using the Oracle Solaris Remote Lab, a cloud based solution with both SPARC
and X86 VMs, to validate their applications on Oracle Solaris (more...)

Scaling New Heights with Oracle Campus Recruitment Team by Abhinav

| Sep 17, 2014

Hi, I am Abhinav Shankar having about 4 years of work experience in hiring freshers across India. And Today am all set to scale new heights in my career and the reason being..... "Yes I have just joined The Campus Recruitment Team at Oracle", I am super excited and happy to be a part of this great Organization. As a part of the Campus Team I (more...)

So many choices! 149 Oracle ACE-led sessions at Oracle OpenWorld

Have you been searching the Oracle OpenWorld content catalog trying to decide which sessions to add to your schedule? We suggest you spend some time looking over the Oracle ACE session Focus On Document that lists all 149 sessions that will be presented by an Oracle ACE, ACE Associate or ACE Director.

Participants of the Oracle ACE Program are recognized for frequently sharing their technical insight, knowledge, and real world experience with the Oracle Community. (more...)

Top 11 things to be done @ Oracle OpenWorld 2014

Want to get ready for OOW? Click here and make sure you check out the list of Top 11 things to be done @ Oracle OpenWorld 2014!

Working with SSL Certificates in OTD

| Sep 17, 2014
An issue in Oracle Traffic Director (OTD) that has become somewhat common, is to get SSL certificate warnings similar to the one below:
SSL server certificate Admin-Server-Cert is expired.

This typically happens if the Admin SSL CA Cert has expired. So, to prevent this, the CA/SSL certificates should be renewed before their expiry dates by extending it, which could be from 1 to 10 years. There are 2 approaches:
1. To artificially set the Admin-Server (more...)

Banishing the Unicorn

| Sep 17, 2014

By Christine Mellon

With organizational appetites for technology upgrades growing, the HR function is more frequently finding itself in the long sought position of selecting new human capital tools that will elevate talent and facilitate the achievement of business objectives.  This brings an unprecedented opportunity for HR to display strategic capabilities and dispel historic perceptions of a lack of business acumen.

HR’s overall reputation has been regularly impugned over the years; we are a subjective, (more...)

The Need to Shift to Oracle Health Insurance Alternative Reimbursement

Kathy McCarthy, Director of Sales Consulting for Oracle Health Insurance, discusses the topic in today’s post:

The healthcare system is dramatically changing within the United States – both out of necessity and want.  In the current economy, the US spending on healthcare is more than any other nation, more even than this country can sustain.  With the fastest rate of growth compared to any other nation on gross domestic product, the US does not (more...)

JMS 2 Hands-on-Lab Video and Materials

| Sep 17, 2014

I ran a virtual JMS 2 hands-on-lab on August 14th. Stephen Chin graciously hosted the lab through his excellent NightHacking virtual worldwide meetups. The goal of the lab was to give attendees some first-hand experience with the primary changes in JMS 2. In the first hour or so I did a brief presentation overviewing JMS 2 and went over the JMS 2 Javadocs. The rest of the time attendees actually wrote JMS 2 code mostly (more...)

Seismic Data Repository: on-the-fly data analysis and visualization using Oracle R Enterprise

RN-KrasnoyarskNIPIneft Establishes Seismic Information Repository for One of the World’s Largest Oil and Gas Companies. Read the complete customer story here, excerpts follow.

RN-KrasnoyarskNIPIneft (KrasNIPI) is a research and development subsidiary of Rosneft Oil Companya, top oil and gas company in Russia and worldwide. KrasNIPI provides high-quality information from seismic surveys to Rosneft—delivering key information that oil and gas companies seek to lower costs, environmental impacts, and risks while exploring for resources to satisfy (more...)

OOW – Focus On Support and Services for PeopleSoft

| Sep 17, 2014
Monday, Sep 29, 2014

Conference Sessions

Integrating PeopleSoft for Seamless IT Service Delivery: Tips from UCF
Robert Yanckello, CTO, UCF
Sastry Vempati, Director ACS Customer Service Management, Oracle
2:45 PM - 3:30 PM Moscone West - 2024 CON2541
Wednesday, Oct 01, 2014

Conference Sessions

Leading Practices in a PeopleSoft 9.2 Upgrade
Bryan Moore, OMES
Michael Widell, Deputy Business Segment Director, OMES
Rick Humphress, Project Manager, Oracle

30 SQL Developer Tips in 30 Days, Day 17: Using SSH Tunnels

You want to connect to the database, but:

  • you can’t get to the server directly, or
  • you can’t talk to the listener port

If ONLY there were a way you could smuggle your database connection through another network connection that could do those things.

Well there is, and it’s called an SSH tunnel.

SSH talks on port 22 – which is more often than not open on your locked down servers.

So if you can (more...)

2 Minute Tech Tip: Fast, Focused Essbase Data Extraction | Cameron Lackpour

Oracle ACE Director and Business Intelligence specialist Cameron Lackpour takes the 2 Minute Tech Tip challenge with a tip focused on Essbase engines ASO, BSO, and Hybrid, and best practices for fast, focused Essbase data extraction.

Want more than two-minutes of Cameron's insight and expertise? His tip is based on the following posts on his blog:

Sep Edition Covers OOW, Middleware Strategy, BPM Launch and more

| Sep 17, 2014

The September edition of Oracle Fusion Middleware Newsletter is out. Top stories in this edition include: Don't miss sessions at Oracle OpenWorld (OOW) 2014, coverage of the recent Oracle BPM Suite 12c launch and the key new features and an in-depth interview with Oracle Group Vice President, Amit Zavery as he answers questions about industry trends and Oracle's strategy to support and build digital businesses.

The newsletter is your one stop shop for information on recently (more...)

Modern Finance Day: Las Finanzas Modernas en la Era Digital

Con la economía en constante evolución, los directores financieros y su equipo no se pueden permitir dedicar gran parte de su tiempo a consolidar información.

Además en muchas ocasiones, esta consolidación tarda tanto que se toman decisiones en base a resultados obsoletos.

La rápida implantación, una infraestructura flexible que se adapta a la evolución de tu negocio, trabajando en cualquier momento y lugar y resultados en tiempo (more...)

Prepare for Openworld: ‘Focus On’ documents for Manageability sessions

Prepare for Openworld!

The "Focus On..." documents provide you with a selection of the key sessions on specific solutions and product areas:

Partner Community Members Presenting at Openworld 2014: Cognizant Technology

PeopleSoft High Performance and MAA Guidelines on Oracle Exalogic and Oracle Exadata
Aaron De Los Reyes, Sr. Director, Oracle Technology, Cognizant Technology Solutions
Dennis McCormick, Deputy Director, City of San Francisco
Latha Krishnaswamy, Director, Product Management, Oracle

Thursday, Oct.2nd

10:45 AM - 11:30 AM

Marriott Marquis - Salon 14/15 CON7985

New Exadata, Exalogic, Exalytics Public References


Hyundai Home Shopping Corporation (Korea) - Oracle Exadata Database Machine, Oracle GoldenGate
Published: August 29, 2014

Digi-Key Corporation (USA) - Oracle Exadata Database Machine, Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance, Oracle Advanced Customer Support Services
Published: August 29, 2014

Paragon Data GmbH (Germany) - Oracle Exadata Database Machine, Oracle Linux, Oracle Partitioning, Oracle Diagnostics Pack, Oracle Tuning Pack, Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c, Oracle Active Data Guard, Oracle Platinum Services, Oracle Advanced Customer Support (more...)