Oracle Utilities Customer Care and Billing V2.5.0.2. Now Available

The Oracle Utilities Global Business Unit is pleased to announce the general availability of Oracle Utilities Customer Care and Billing V2.5.0.2

It is ready for customers and partners to download and install via Oracle Software Delivery Cloud and My Oracle Support.

Key features in this release include:

  • Support for integrating with Customer Experience (CX) Solutions:

o    Oracle Social Cloud or Social Relationship Management applications: Enables utilities to receive notifications of social (more...)

Save the Date: 2017 Oracle Utilities America’s Edge Customer Conference Product Forum

Come join Oracle Utilities management, product experts from both product management and product development teams, customers, and partners.

The Product Forum and User Group meetings provide you a unique opportunity to talk directly to the Product Management and Product Development teams, to hear about the roadmaps for each product and to network with other customers who are using the applications in your specific industries.

Where: Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak | Hotel Registration

When: The week (more...)

Global Oracle Cloud Platform Webinars for Partners

Learn customer use cases of Oracle Compute and Storage Cloud, how to bring DevOps and AppDev to a Modern Cloud Platform, Integration Cloud Service (ICS), PaaS BI Cloud Service, Data Visualization Cloud Service and Oracle Big Data Discovery Cloud Service, Data Integration Solutions (DIS), Oracle Database as a Service (DBaaS), Document Cloud Service (DOCS), Sites Cloud Service (SCS) and Process Cloud Service (PCS). 

Learn more here.

Subex achieves Oracle Exadata Optimized status with applications ROC Revenue Assurance 5.3 and Fraud Management 8.3

Subex achieves Oracle Exadata Optimized status with applications ROC Revenue Assurance 5.3 and Fraud Management 8.3.

See Proof of Value results here.

SEI Groupe LKS achieves Oracle Exadata Optimized status with NODHOS-OPTIMATE

SEI Groupe LKS achieves Oracle Exadata Optimized status with NODHOS-OPTIMATE, SEI's Supply Chain ERP solution.

See Proof of Value results here.

Checkr’s Background Check Platform Now Available in the Oracle Cloud Marketplace

Checkr, a Gold level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), today announced that its solution for background screening and verifications is now available in the Oracle Cloud Marketplace. Checkr enables businesses to conduct pre-employment background and drug screening at scale with a mobile-optimized, compliant process that can maintain accuracy while reducing time-to-hire. 

Read more.

Attend the North America Cloud Partner Technical Forum-West – Aug 15-19

Now is the time to start or expand your technical knowledge and expertise on Oracle Cloud Services.

Join us for an in-person, up-to 5 day highly technical and hands-on event, with labs and demos in Redwood Shores from August 15-19. Thomas Kurian will kick off the meeting and you will be able to network with your peers and develop relationships with key Product Management staff.

Register now!

Virtual Summer Camps PaaS & Middleware for Partners

You are working on large Fusion Middleware & PaaS opportunities & projects? Oracle is pleased to invite you to the Virtual PaaS & Fusion Middleware Summer Camps 2016.

Discounted Registration Available: Advanced Financials Cloud Implementation Case Study

Register now to a hands-on case study course at a discounted rate to have the opportunity to walk through a simulated implementation configuration!

You will be able to work independently or together with other students to solve the challenges presented by the case study.

Register here

JBoss Data Virtualization with Oracle JET

I met with Cojan van Ballegooijen who is involved with the Red Hat JBoss Data Virtualization project. Read about that here:

http://www.jboss.org/products/datavirt/overview

I'm interested in setting up a scenario where Oracle JET could provide a dashboard on top of a VDB (virtual database).

Here's the steps we took to get started.

  1. We started by downloading the 6.3.0 Beta of JBoss Data Virtualization: http://developers.redhat.com/products/datavirt/download.

  2. After running "java -jar" on the (more...)

Training Thursdays: Firewall Services in Oracle Linux Training

The default firewall service in Oracle Linux 7 is firewalld. In previous versions of Linux, you use iptables. firewalld offers several advantages over iptables:
  • Changes do not require restart of the firewalld service.
  • Networks can be separated into different zones based on the level of trust.

Firewall services is one of the many topics covered in Oracle's Linux system administration training. You can learn about firewalld and many other topics by taking the Oracle Linux (more...)

BPEL 12.1.3 Certified for Prebuilt EBS 12.1.3 SOA Integrations

Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) integrations with Oracle E-Business Suite can either be custom integrations that you build yourself or prebuilt integrations from Oracle.  For more information about the differences between the two options for SOA integrations, see this previously-published certification announcement.

The prebuilt BPEL business processes in Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.1.3  are:

  • Oracle Price Protection (DPP)
  • Advanced Supply Chain Planning (MSC)
  • Oracle Transportation Management: Oracle Warehouse Management (WMS)
  • Oracle Transportation Management: (more...)

BPEL 12.2.1 Certified for Prebuilt EBS 12.1.3 SOA Integrations

Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) integrations with Oracle E-Business Suite can either be custom integrations that you build yourself or prebuilt integrations from Oracle.  For more information about the differences between the two options for SOA integrations, see this previously-published certification announcement.

The prebuilt BPEL business processes in Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.1.3  are:

  • Oracle Price Protection (DPP)
  • Advanced Supply Chain Planning (MSC)
  • Oracle Transportation Management: Oracle Warehouse Management (WMS)
  • Oracle Transportation Management: (more...)

Node-oracledb 1.10.1 Released to NPM

| Jul 20, 2016
We've pushed out a patch release of node-oracledb to GitHub and NPM. It has a bind fix that didn't land in time for 1.10.0. A memory leak regression with REF CURSORs was also fixed, as was a pre-existing memory leak in the unexpected case of a REF CURSOR failure. The changes in node-oracledb 1.10.1 are: Fixed a... [Read More]

Trained Millennial = Happy Millennial

Written by Rena Mayer, PR Online Editor, Oracle University


Growing up in a tech-filled, utterly online, and socially-networked world, millennials are the generation that has received the most attention.

Having been raised with the mantra "you can do anything you set your mind to", millennials tend to be confident.

While largely a positive trait, millennials can be difficult to impress, and even harder to keep in the company.

Companies have been struggling to (more...)

Oracle OpenWorld Exhibit Opportunities

Tap into the global Oracle ecosystem by exhibiting at Oracle OpenWorld 2016. Network face-to-face with customers and prospects. Launch and demonstrate new products. Promote your services. For more information and to discuss the right opportunity for you, please call the Oracle Events Partner Engagement Team hotline at +1.650.506.0001 or email partner-engagement_ww-AT-oracle-DOT-com. Click here to review exhibitor benefits.

HCM Central @ OpenWorld Exhibit Opportunities

Take advantage of the opportunity to get your HCM (more...)

Register Now for our 1st Oracle Utilities Partner Sales Event – Selling Solutions!

Join us for a networking breakfast followed by a Roadmap Overview of Oracle solutions and an Opower update. Learn how to work with Cloud solutions.

Then enjoy a networking lunch followed by two breakout sessions: Customer Solutions and Operations Solutions.

Register here.

July 2016 – Proactive BPs and PSUs are available

Last night the July 2016 patches got released Not all of them actually. In case you miss AIX, Intel Solaris and zLinux versions those should be available by Friday, July 22, 2016.   See the Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory July 2016 for further details, and especially the Database announcement on MOS. ... [Read More]

ServiceCloud Rightnow Integration, XSLT Transformations! By Fabio Persico

clip_image002I've just roll out to a live environment, a SOA Integration project with Oracle Service Cloud Rightnow.

The customer needed to migrate from a in-house CRM to Oracle Service Cloud and with my company Infomentum we have helped them in taking this big step. Since that I have made lots of experience with OSC WebServices.

Here I just want to share the complex XSLT Transformation which we have implemented to communicate with the OSC WebServices, (more...)

Oracle GoldenGate Application Adapters 12.2 Released

Oracle GoldenGate Application Adapters 12.2.0.1.2 for JMS and Flatfile was released on 19/July/2016. 

You now can download the software from OTN and eDelivery