Oracle Exadata X5はハードウエアをインテリジェントにする~Oracle Database Leaders Clubレポート

国内外の多くの企業がメインフレームや汎用サーバーから垂直統合型システムへの移行を進める中、同システムの普及をけん引するオラクルのデータベースマシンに、最新版となる「Oracle Exadata X5」が登場。
Exadata X5はどこまで進化したのか?をくわしくご紹介します。

 詳細はこちらをご覧ください。

西川ゴム工業様、プライベート・クラウドの基盤として「Oracle Database Appliance」を導入~業績の最大化と継続的な成長を目指し、基幹系システムを再構築~

日本オラクル株式会社と株式会社アシスト様は、西川ゴム工業株式会社様がプライベート・クラウドの基盤にオラクルの高可用性データベースとハードウェアを一体化したエンジニアド・システム「Oracle Database Appliance」を導入したことを発表します。

 詳細はこちらをご覧ください。

コストを掛けずにDBの可用性を高めるには?Oracle Database Applianceの効果をディーコープ様に聞く

企業の「購買」にフォーカスした異色のコンサルティングサービスで業容を拡大するディーコープ様は、同社が展開するBtoB購買サービスを支えるデータベース基盤を「Oracle Database Appliance」で刷新。懸案だったBCP対応とパフォーマンスの問題を、初期投資を抑えつつ、従来と同様のランニングコストで解決した。同社はなぜOracle Database Applianceを選び、どのようなメリットを得たのか?導入の経緯と効果について、ディーコープ 情報システム本部 IT戦略部運用グループ マネジャーの佐藤大雅氏に聞いた。

 詳細はこちらをご覧ください。

Announcing Coherence for the Java Cloud Service

Today we are excited to announce a major product innovation - Oracle Coherence is now available as a feature of the Java Cloud Service (JCS). Effective immediately, users of JCS can use our cloud tooling to optionally set up Coherence within JCS.

Flexibility is a key part of the solution. You can either select an initial capacity for the Coherence data tier:

Or use the "Advanced" option to have full control over the number of virtual (more...)

2015年4月21日「Oracle WebCenter Content - トラブルシュートの第一歩」Webセミナーを開催

4月21日(火)16:00から、Oracle WebCenter Contentについてサポート部門発信のAdvisor Webcast(無償のWebセッション)を開催します。Oracle WebCenter Contentのトラブルシューティングに必要なログファイルと構成情報について、製品のディレクトリ構造とともに解説します。これらを理解することで、調査に必要な情報をスムーズに収集できるようになります。サポートにお問い合わせいただいたときの調査をより早く開始できるため、解決までの時間短縮につながります。所要時間は、短いデモンストレーション(予定)と質疑応答を含めて約1時間です。

Oracle WebCenter Content - トラブルシュートの第一歩

 アジェンダ(予定)
Arrow WebCenter Content環境のディレクトリ構造
Arrow ディレクトリ構造と構成情報・ログファイルの関係
Arrow ログ管理、構成管理上役立つ技術文書の紹介

 Advisor Webcastのメリット
Arrow My Oracle Supportにアクセスできる方でしたらどなたでも参加できます。
Arrow 講師は現役サポート・エンジニアです。
Arrow Webセミナーですので、皆様の自席から参加できます。
Arrow デモンストレーションで製品の操作をみることができます。
Arrow Q&Aの時間があり、講師に直接質問することができます。

Oracle WebCenter Contentを利用するシステム管理者、技術者にお勧めのセッションです。
皆様のご参加をお待ちしております。
参加ご登録は、こちらから行ってください。(My Oracle Supportへのログインが必要です。)

Welcome to the First Edition of The Cloud Front!

The purpose of The Cloud Front is to keep you abreast of the exciting work we're doing in taking Java to the cloud, in all its forms. Java in the cloud is a very large investment area for Oracle and we look forward to engaging with you regarding our innovations and work in this area. Please stay tuned, and we welcome your questions and feedback!

- The Java Cloud Service Product Management Team

ソフトウェア・イン・シリコンとDatabase In-Memory

かなり旧聞になってしまいましたがYouTube動画を2つ紹介させてください。

まずは去年のOracle Open Worldより。

▶ Juan Loaiza: Software in Silicon Innovations for Database - YouTube

overview of innovative new SPARC Software in Silicon technology

この中でCPU命令でのデータ解凍が紹介されています。
実はこれは去年10月に録画アップロードした以下でもちょっと先走って説明をしていました。

Oracle Database 12c (12.1.0.2)技術セミナー #8 In-Memory (2) - YouTube

Oracle Database In-Memory詳細編:メモリー構造と設定


圧縮レベルの設定の箇所です。今はまだ該当の圧縮レベルは旧来のインストラクションで
ソフトウェア的に解凍しますが将来の専用インストラクションでの解凍機能のリリースをご期待いただければありがたいです。

Edinburgh, a place to learn about millenials

By Andy Campbell, Oracle EMEA, HCM Evangelist 

Now Edinburgh is quite a lovely city and it was really interesting to spend the weekend there recently for two unrelated but somehow associated reasons. I have visited the city a number (more...)

Does Your Company Recognize Your Online Identity – Anywhere, Anytime?

Our mobile IDs travel with us to work, back home, and on the road. Businesses are learning to cope.

by Lynn Sampson

Like most aspiring writers, I loved going to the library as a kid. I had a library card as soon as I was old enough to sign my name—creased and frayed from overuse, tucked inside my mom’s wallet. Mom and I handed our cards to the librarian at each visit, and she looked (more...)

JDK 8u40 Released!

JDK 8u40 has been released and is available from the Java SE Downloads page. See the JDK 8u40 Update Release Notes for details.

Java Tutorial Updates

The Java Tutorial has been updated to include a new lesson in the Deployment trail that describes how to use the Java packaging tools to generate self-contained applications. Self-contained applications are Java applications that are bundled with the JRE that is needed to run. These applications are installed on (more...)

Learn Java, For Real, Thoroughly, With Huw and NetBeans IDE

The two tools you need when learning Java are Huw Collingbourne and NetBeans IDE. Watch this quick screencast on why this is the case:

For this week only, i.e., until Tuesday next week, there's a massive discount:

https://www.udemy.com/java-programming-the-master-course/?couponCode=JAVANETBEANS

Once you buy the course (PayPal works brilliantly), you'll get this starting point with heaps of well structured lessons in bite size chunks:

You'll be a Java programmer before you're even aware of it!

Announcing Java SE 8 Update 40

Improved performance, scalability and administration in Java SE 8 Update 40 will allow Java developers to innovate faster and improve application services. Here are some features and changes including JavaFX updates: 

JVM Reaction to Memory Pressure: “Memory pressure” is a property that represents the total memory usage (RAM) on the system. This new feature can be leveraged to reduce the amount of memory used on a system where multiple JVMs are deployed and control (more...)

Action is Required to Keep Your Oracle Database 10g Certification Active

Do you hold an Oracle Database 10g certification as your latest version of Oracle Database certification? If so, action is required to keep your credentials active.

Your credentials are retired. Based on Oracle's recertification policy, you have until March 1, 2016 to upgrade to a current credential to remain active and maintain the benefits of an active certification.

Keeping your certification current is just as important as earning your initial certification. This is an (more...)

Fusion Middleware Lifetime Support Policy – Document Update

Oracle Product Management have advised the Fusion Middleware - Lifetime Support Policy was recently updated.

This document contains the Lifetime Support details relating to the Oracle's Hyperion software releases, and now includes information pertaining to:

Business Intelligence
Real Time Decisions Applications 3.2

The document is available from Oracle website (PDF direct link):

Lifetime Support Policy:
Oracle Fusion Middleware Products

To learn about the Oracle Lifetime Support Stages, Lifetime Support Exclusive Benefits and to access (more...)

New Partner Training – Week Ending February 27th

A summary of new systems-related training available to OPN Partners:

Storage

  • Oracle Data Protection with StorageTek (35 minutes)
    Learn how to position Oracle tape storage to best address cost, complexity and capability concerns in the data center through proper archiving and a complete disaster recovery strategy. 

Followup to “Row generators, part 2″

My last post generated many excellent comments, here and on twitter.

As several people pointed out in the comments, using CONNECT BY to generate a large number of rows is memory intensive, and may fail with errors like "ORA-30009: Not enough memory for CONNECT BY operation" or "ORA-04030: out of process memory". One improvement that gets around this is to use Cartesian join on two or more 1000-row CONNECT BY sources, as Tanel Poder suggests (more...)

SOA BPM Event Schedule for FY15 Q4

Mar 11th - Public Sector FMW Digital Solutions Forum in Reston with 3Di Systems

Mar 25th - BPM Workshop in Atlanta for PS, HE and HC Customers

Apr 7th & 8th - 2 Day BPM 12c Workshop in Victoria BC for PS Customers

Apr 16th - BPM Workshop in San Francisco for the Judicial Council of CA

Apr 21st & 22nd - 2 Day BPM 12c Workshop in Jacksonville for PS, HE & HC Customers

Apr 30th (more...)

OPN HW Resource Center Updates – Week Ending February 27th

A summary of last week's updates on the OPN Hardware Resource Center (available only to OPN Partners, registration is required).

Operating Systems

  • The February edition of the Solaris Cluster Product Update Bulletin (PUB)
Optimized Solutions
  • Updated materials for the Tiered Storage Infrastructure Optimized Solution, which include the addition of the FS1 Flash Storage System to the architecture

There is still time to register for next week’s Upgrade Workshop in Omaha!

Upgrade Workshop Banner

While the event in San Francisco is a sell-out (metaphorically speaking -- Upgrade Workshops are of course free of charge), we do still have room at next week's seminar in Omaha on Wednesday, March 11:

Oracle Database 12c Upgrade Seminar

This full-day event at the Embassy Suites in La Vista will include discussions of many ways to upgrade and migrate to Oracle Database 12c. I will also talk about Oracle Multitenant and other new features. (more...)

Mobile: The Console of the Future?

As Mobile World Congress is taking place this week in Barcelona, there’s a lot of focus around mobile in the news. Mobility is now essential for consumers and companies, and incorporating it into a digital strategy that also includes social, cloud, and analytics is an important part of digital innovation.

While most of the focus for mobile is on the edge of the infrastructure and delivering apps to users, you still need a backend that (more...)