Time Is Running Out To Upgrade Your Oracle Database OCA Certitifcation To OCP At A Discount

Beta testing is almost over for the Upgrade Oracle9i/10g OCA or OCP to Oracle Database 11g OCP (Exam 1Z1-034) and Upgrade Oracle9i/10g/11g OCA or OCP to Oracle Database 12c OCP (Exam 1Z1-067) to upgrade your Oracle Database Administrator OCA certification to Oracle Database 11g Administrator Certified Professional or Oracle Database 12c Administrator Certified Professional.

  • Register for beta exam 1Z1-067 or beta exam 1Z1-034 at Pearson VUE.
  • Get all preparation details, including exam objectives, number of (more...)

A Needle In A Haystack? Not So Fast My Friend!

We commiserate – “I know I found a MOS document in a previous search, why can’t I find it now?” “I can’t be the first person with this search criteria, why isn’t my search returning helpful results?” “I forgot what the acronym APC stands for – how can I be sure I’m getting relevant results for my problem  in APC?” Well, the Inventory Blog Team is right there with you. Searching in (more...)

A few new tools to share

Hello Tools and Java Testing aficionados,

    It has been quite some time since I've shared developments in the area of Java conformance tools, but nonetheless, developments are happening.  2014 has been a busy year, and we have introduced two tools for Java development and testing:

JCov - a Java code Coverage measurement and analysis tool.

AsmTools - a set of Java object assemblers and disassemblers.

Both of these tools have been used (more...)

New features in ksplice uptrack-upgrade tools for Oracle Linux

| Dec 22, 2014
We have many, many happy Oracle Linux customers that use and rely on the Oracle Ksplice service to keep their kernels up to date with all the critical CVEs/bugfixes that we release as zero downtime patches.

There are 2 ways to use the Ksplice service :

  • Online edition/client
  • The uptrack tools (the Ksplice utilities you install on an Oracle Linux server to start applying ksplice updates) connect directly with the Oracle server to download updates. (more...)

    Getting Started with the REST Adapter in OEP 12c

    Just published in the A-Team Chronicles web site an article that discover the implementation details about the new 12c REST adapter available in Oracle Event Processing.



    Adopt-a-JSR meeting: How to coordinate feedback

    Today we host the fourth Adopt-a-JSR virtual meeting for this quarter, 22 December at 09:30 am Pacific Time. 

    Topic: How to coordinate the feedback from your JUG Members once you 'Adopt a JSR' in your JUG.

    1 866 682 4770 (in the US)

    Outside the US find your country number or dial : +1 (408) 774-4073:


    conference code: 5731908

    audio password: 23678

    As usual, it will be recorded if (more...)

    How Could I Get a Project to Publish After a Certain Amount of Activity Code Changes?

    Following up on the previous blog discussing why making a change to a code assignment isn't enough to trigger the publication of a project, here is an option if there is a business need around a certain P6 object that gets updated often and is considered as important as the tables we currently count changes for (PROJWBS (WBS rows), TASK (Activities), TASKRSRC (Resource Assignments), and TASKPRED (Relationships)) which determine if a project needs to be (more...)

    Oracle Finance Day – 27 janvier 2015 !

    Moderniser la Finance à l'ère du Digital

    Cloud, réseaux sociaux, Big Data et mobilité vont booster les bénéfices d'exploitation de plus de 10% en 2015.

    Lors de l'Oracle Finance Day du 27 janvier prochain, appréhendez l'impact de ces nouvelles technologies sur le business modèle de la fonction finance et découvrez comment une approche moderne de la finance peut renforcer votre efficacité :

    Inscrivez-vous dès maintenant à l'Oracle Finance Day!

    Oracle and Datalogix

    On December 22, 2014 Oracle announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Datalogix to extend Oracle Data Cloud with industry-leading solutions for data-driven marketing to inform and measure cross-channel digital marketing. The proposed transaction is subject to regulatory approval and other customary closing conditions. Until the transaction closes, each company will continue to operate independently, and it is business as usual.

    Datalogix connects offline purchasing data to digital media to improve audience targeting (more...)

    On Demand: Innovation in Managing the Chaos of Everyday Project Management

    Controlled chaos - this phrase sums up most enterprise-wide projects as workers, documents, and materials move from task to task. To effectively manage this chaos, project-centric organizations need to consider a new set of tools to allow for speedy access to all project assets and to ensure accurate and up-to-date information is provided to the entire project team.

    Fishbowl Solutions and Oracle would invite you to view an on-demand webinar on an exciting new solution (more...)

    SQL Developer and a 12c Magic Trick

    When you start working with 12c, if you want to freak out (sorry, GRAB the attention of) your co-workers or folks attending your presentation, try this:

    • Open a worksheet
    • Write a simple query against a view, or a data dictionary view
    • Mouse over the SELECT and wait…
    Nothing fancy or magical so far...

    Nothing fancy or magical so far…

    Should just take a second or so…



    So we’re now seeing the (more...)

    Introducing the Oracle Documents Cloud Service


    The Oracle Documents Cloud Service (also known as Oracle Documents) is an enterprise grade file synchronization and sharing application with robust security and application integration allowing users to access their content from anywhere using any of their connected devices.

    It is a unique cloud based file sharing solution that can integrate with an already implemented Content Management strategy to allow for a unified approach to managing Enterprise Content (including Webcenter Content). It allows users (more...)

    IDC White Paper: Total Cloud – What Does Complete Look Like for Oracle?

    Read IDC's recent white paper, which examines opportunities and challenges related to cloud technology and services, the market situation from both customer and vendor perspective, and where Oracle excels.

    Oracle Public Cloud – Platform as a Service (PaaS) – January 14

    With the recent launch of new Oracle Cloud PaaS offerings, Oracle now enables ISVs to rapidly deploy + scale their applications in the public cloud leveraging a comprehensive portfolio of platform services. Attend this webinar to hear from Oracle Cloud strategy experts about how Oracle is delivering new, differentiated platform services, as well as related opportunities, resources and commercial models for ISVs.

    A Staggering Screen Experience: Top Ten 2 Minute Tech Tip Videos for 2014

    I recorded the first 2 Minute Tech Tip video on August 29, 2014. Since then (as of this writing), 34 people have presented tech tips, and more are on the way. Some are recorded via Skype, so the Tipsters can stay in their pajamas. The rest are recorded in-person, using my trusty iPad2. All are edited and assembled using iMovie. I have great fun doing these videos, and I'm reasonably certain the people presenting the (more...)

    Register Today for Oracle Cloud Platform Online Forum

    Join IDC and Oracle at the upcoming Cloud Platform Online Forum. Learn how to rapidly build, deploy, manage, and secure rich applications using an integrated platform built on the industry’s #1 Database and Application Server.

    My First Day at Oracle – By Khawla Albelooshi

    My name is Khawla Albelooshi, and I work as part of the EPM team. I started working at Oracle on the 15th of November 2014. Like any fresh graduate, I was so confused about my first job experience. I was curious of the nature of my work and the employees that I would be surrounded with during the six mounts of training at Oracle.

    My (more...)

    Specializations Catalog Updates – December 22

    The latest Specializations Catalog offers a great overview of all qualifying specializations. Key updates for this issue include: Oracle Application Development Framework 11g; Oracle BigMachines CPQ Cloud Service; Oracle HCM Cloud: Oracle Fusion Talent Management Cloud; and Oracle HCM Cloud: Oracle Taleo Learn Cloud Service Specializations.

    Oracle Validated Integration Headlines – Week ending December 19

    ·      ITCROSS’ Mexico e-invoice achieves Oracle Validated Integration with Oracle’s JD Edwards EnterpriseOne 9.1 – Read more

    IDC White Paper: Total Cloud – What Does Complete Look Like for Oracle?

    Read IDC's recent white paper, which examines opportunities and challenges related to cloud technology and services, the market situation from both customer and vendor perspective, and where Oracle excels.