node-oracledb 1.9.0-Dev Branch with Promises is on GitHub

| Apr 18, 2016
Top features: Promise support node-oracledb 1.9.0-Development is now available only as a development-only branch on GitHub. It adds Promise support and some other goodies mentioned below. The plan is to incorporate any user feedback, stabilize the features, improve documentation, improve test covereage, and run...... [Read More]

Big Data SQL Quick Start. Joins. Bloom Filter and other features – Part5.

Big Data SQL has perfect wonderful heritage from the Oracle RDBMS. One of those representative is Bloom Filter. This feature was available in Oracle 10g and Big Data SQL use it for improve Join performance. Before show you couple concrete examples, let me remind (explain) what Bloom Filter is. Bloom Filter... [Read More]

Patching does not work – Journey to the Cloud VI

What happened so far on my Journey to the Cloud? Part I - Push a Button (Dec 3, 2015) Part II - Switch On/Off and Remove (Dec 4, 2015) Part III - Patch, patch, patch (Dec 22, 2015) Part IV - Clean Up APEX (Jan 19, 2016) Part V - TDE is wonderful (Jan 28, 2016) ==> Part VI... [Read More]

Oracle Berkeley Database (BDB) 6.2 Announced

Oracle Berkeley Database Version 6.2 (12.1.6.2.23) is now available for download. Download Page – Click Here Documentation Page – Click Here Oracle Berkeley Database Version 6.2 – New Features · Slices – provides significantly better scalability on large SMP machines as compared to the previous release. ... [Read More]

PHP OCI8 2.0.11 and 2.1.1 are available on PECL

| Apr 17, 2016
I've released PHP OCI8 2.0.11 (for supported PHP 5.x versions) and 2.1.1 (for PHP 7) to PECL. Windows DLLs on PECL been built by the PHP release team. The updated OCI8 code has also been merged to the PHP source branches and should land in the future PHP 5.6.21 and PHP 7.0.7 source bundles, respectively. PHP OCI8... [Read More]

Welcome New Oracle ACE Program Participants!

12.00 Congratulations to our newest Oracle ACEs!  The Oracle ACE Program recognizes individuals for their outstanding contribution to the Oracle community. With over 500 participants in more than 60 countries around the globe, the ACE program features three tiers: Associate, ACE and ACE Director, to support... [Read More]

stdout of any command to LOB via SQL*Loader

This is sort of a sidetrack of my Monday blog where I tried to multiple binary files over http with small overhead.

I started writing these small scripts because SQL*Loader Express Mode cannot do LOB(Character LOB and Binaray LOB). I imagine some of the users ditch sqlldr for LOB at this point and turns to scripting language or lower level language like C.

There's a sample here.., although I myself haven't tried yet.

Kris' (more...)

Graph Databases and NoSQL

Andrew Cobley from The Register writes about Graph Databases and NoSQL.  Take a look at: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2016/03/29/in_defense_of_graph_databases/  .  In the article, he does refer to Oracle NoSQL Database.  "Oracle's NoSQL goes further, storing JSON or name value pairs across a sharded, shared nothing system."

Take a look at the article. 

Prepare for Success – Ace Your Next Oracle Certification Exam

You’ve decided to invest in your future and become Oracle Certified. The next part of the journey is preparation and feeling confident you’re ready to take the exam. We are here to help you succeed every step of the way.

Learn more about recommended training and practice exams for upgrading Java SE 7 and prior versions to Java SE 8 Oracle Certified Professional.

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Panduit Optimizes Global Freight Spend with Oracle Transportation Management Cloud

Panduit is a global manufacturer of physical infrastructure equipment that supports power, communications, computing, control, and security systems. The company recently deployed the Oracle Transportation Management Cloud solution and as a result has reduced transportation spend by 15%, cuts overhead costs by 20%, and optimized their entire global transportation network.  Click here to read the complete story.

To learn more about Oracle Supply Chain Management applications visit www.oracle.com/scm






Improving Equipment Maintenance with Oracle IoT

The Gemü Group is a leading manufacturer of valves, measurement and control systems. When they decided they needed an innovative Internet of Things (IoT) solution for paperless maintenance, they found the Oracle IoT Cloud Service to be the best fit for their needs. With Oracle IoT, they can now link back data from their devices at customer sites to a centralized service portal in the cloud to easily track availability and performance and better serve (more...)

OpenStack Training Available for Oracle Solaris 11

Deploy a full private cloud in minutes with training on OpenStack for Oracle Solaris 11.

This popular open source computing cloud platform provides comprehensive self-service environments for sharing and managing compute, network and storage resources through a centralized web-based portal.

OpenStack has been integrated into all the Oracle Solaris core technology.

Taking the New OpenStack Administration Using Oracle Solaris 11 advanced course gives you a chance (more...)

OPN Certification Exams to be Retired

Oracle Partner Network is announcing the retirement of the below exams. Please make sure to check the dedicated exam and criteria pages for more details and specific dates:

Starting April 30th 2016

Oracle ERP:

Oracle HCM:

OPN Resell Programs to be Retired on September 30th 2016

Starting September 30th 2016, we will retire the following Resell programs:

Oracle HCM:

  • Oracle HCM: Oracle Fusion HCM Solutions
  • Oracle Taleo Cloud Service
  • Oracle HCM Cloud: Oracle Fusion HCM Cloud Service Solutions

Oracle ERP:

  • Oracle Fusion Supply Chain Management: Oracle Fusion Supply Chain Management Solutions
  • Oracle Procurement: Oracle Fusion Procurement Solutions (on-premise)
  • Oracle Project Portfolio Management: Oracle Fusion Project Portfolio Management Solutions
  • Oracle Financials: Oracle Fusion Financials Solutions

Oracle Sales:

HOUG Konferencia 2016 április 4-6. Még lehet jelentkezni

2016. április 4-6. között lesz a HOUG Konferencia 2016.

Még lehet jelentkezni, érdemes megnézni a részletes szakmai programot.

Oracle WebCenter Content for Primavera

Author: Mitchell Palski – Oracle Fusion Middleware Specialist 

Having a content repository integrated with Unifier can turn cluttered, unstructured content into organized assets by making it easier to catalog, access, search, and reuse documentation. Oracle WebCenter can serve as an external content repository and has zero effect on the end-user’s experience interacting with Primavera.

When attaching a document or drawing to a project in Unifier, the interface does not present anything about the underlying content (more...)

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Oracle RightNow Cloud Service Specialisation News

This exam move to production: Oracle RightNow Cloud Service 2016 Technical Implementation Essentials (1Z0-326).

The exam is designed for individuals who possess a strong foundation and expertise in implementing Oracle RightNow Cloud Service solutions and covers topics like: CP Tools, Basic Customizations, Widgets and Scripting, Advanced Customizations, Integration & Customization - Agent Desktop, Connect Web Services for PHPSOAPREST, Desktop Integration. Up-to-date training and field experience are (more...)

Looking for guidance on the future state of your database platform?

Whether you are developing and deploying enterprise applications, building smarter database architectures, or managing your customer’s IT infrastructure, the demands on the modern data platform are constantly evolving. Trying to keep up with every business need can be challenging, but ignoring them simply isn’t an option. This is where best practice & insights from experts and peers can help. 

Attend one of the Oracle Database Insights Forum events:

· Kuwait on 4 April

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Looking for guidance on the future state of your database platform?


Whether you are developing and deploying enterprise applications, building smarter database architectures, or managing your customer’s IT infrastructure, the demands on the modern data platform are constantly evolving. Trying to keep up with every business need can be challenging, but ignoring them simply isn’t an option. This is where best practice & insights from experts and peers can help. 
Attend one of these Oracle Database Insights Forum events:

· Manchester on 20 April

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