¿Sus candidatos postulan desde el móvil?, los de Marriott sí

Recientemente, Marriot International cliente de Oracle HCM llamó la atención de la prensa al desplegar un nuevo website móvil que permite a los candidatos postular fácilmente a las vacantes abiertas desde dispositivos móviles. Un artículo del Washington Post decía:

“Con ésta nueva oferta, Marriott espera posicionarse en la vanguardia de la mayor transformación en la forma que se llevará a cabo la adquisición del talento. En particular, el gigante hotelero espera conseguir una ventaja significativa (more...)

Plans for Certifying Internet Explorer 11 with Oracle E-Business Suite

Microsoft IE logoMicrosoft Internet Explorer 11 is the default browser for Windows 8.1.  It is also compatible with Windows 7.  IE 11 is not certified with any Oracle E-Business Suite releases yet.

If you've reached this article via a search engine, it's possible that a later update on our status is available.  For our latest status, please check the Desktop Client Certifications section of our one-page Certifications summary.

Our current plans for IE (more...)

NEW! Partner Webcast Available: Securing The Extended Enterprise – Mobile Security

The scope of identity management has expanded, and new dimensions - cloud, mobile, and expanded enterprise – are now requirements of an identity platform. This webcast explores these drivers, the latest market trends, Oracle's mobile strategy, and why and how you can broaden customer conversations about identity and access management to include mobile security. Learn about Oracle Mobile Security Suite (OMSS), a Mobile Application Management solution focused on simplifying and securing enterprise mobility which leverages (more...)

Announcing the availability of the first beta build for Oracle Linux 7

We are pleased to announce the availability of the first beta build for Oracle Linux 7!  The beta is available to download from the Oracle Linux download page on Oracle Technology Network.  The Oracle Linux 7 beta includes the latest beta build of Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel (UEK) Release 3 Update 2, as well the Red Hat Compatible Kernel (RHCK). Read more here.

Oracle Solaris 11.2 wird angekündigt

Announcing Oracle Solaris 11.2 - Engineered for Cloud Am 29. April 2014 werden Mark Hurd, John Fowler und Markus Flierl Oracle Solaris 11.2 in einer Veranstaltung in New York ankündigen. Wer gerade in New York sein sollte, kann sich hier dafür anmelden. Alle anderen können der Veranstaltung in einem Webcast folgen (Details und Anmeldung hier).

Markus Flierl hatte bei unserem Solaris Tech Day in Frankfurt Ende letzten Jahres bereits über einige aktuelle Entwicklungsprojekte gesprochen, unter anderem über Unified Archives (more...)

Collaborate 14 Oracle UPK Encore

There were over 14 Collaborate sessions on Oracle UPK, but those numbers tell only half the story. These UPK sessions were jam-packed, standing room-only with end users seeking the latest innovations and best practices on this transformative tool.

For those unable to attend Collaborate 14 but who remain interested in the Oracle User Productivity Kit’s features, function, capabilities and the roadmap for the future, do not worry!  IT Convergence’s UPK Practice Manager, Jordan (more...)

APEX und die Kommandozeile: Da geht mehr als man denkt!

SQL IconIn diesem Tipp stellen wir Ihnen einige Aufgaben vor, die in APEX mit der Kommandozeile, also typischerweise mit SQL*Plus, erledigt werden können. Das sind mittlerweile mehr als man denkt. In einigen Fällen sind die Funktionsaufrufe, die APEX von Haus aus bereitstellt, allerdings etwas umständlich, so dass ein wenig Skripting hilfreich sein kann. Lesen Sie also, wie Sie per Kommandozeile unter anderem ...

  • Workspaces erzeugen,
  • APEX Passwörter ändern,
  • Anwendungen importieren oder
  • Anwendungsattribute setzen


JRockit’s New Shutdown Verbose Logging Option

Have you ever had to troubleshoot an issue where the JVM seems to shutdown (in other words, disappear, but not crash), but you have no idea what triggered the shutdown? Perhaps some other process sent a SIGTERM? Or maybe some 3rd-party library you don't even have the source code for decided to call System.exit()? Another common scenario is that the last of your application's non-daemon threads have exited (normally, or as the result of (more...)

Going Mobile with ADF – Implementing Data Caching and Syncing for Working Offline Part II by Steven Davelaar


When building ADF Mobile applications that go beyond displaying read-only data, you quickly find yourself programming Java code. If you want to use the on-device SQLite database to store data locally, for example to cache data or to enable working in off-line mode, the amount of code you have to write quickly increases, and while programming you probably realize that you are repeating the same coding patterns for each web service that you want (more...)

Taking Charge: Meeting SOA Governance Challenges – podcast series

clip_image002Taking Charge: Meeting SOA Governance Challenges – podcast series This four-part OTN ArchBeat Podcast series gives you a seat at a roundtable discussion with four experts on the current state in the evolution of SOA Governance: what old problems persist, what new problems have presented themselves, and what can be done to implement an efficient and effective SOA governance program.

The Panelists

(Listed alphabetically)

  • Mark Dutra,Senior Principal Product Manager for API Management, Oracle
  • Manuel (more...)

Four Contextual Support Best Practices for Reducing Abandonment in eCommerce by David Fulton

| Apr 22, 2014

In November, I wrote a blog that discussed the 7 Reasons for Abandonment in eCommerce. This blog picks up where that one left off and discusses best practices for reducing that abandonment by providing contextual support to customers at key points in their shopping experience. Using these best practices will result in a better commerce experience and, more importantly, help you provide an experience that sells.

Best Practice #1: Know your abandonment points
Every online (more...)

Oracle BI Mobile HD Now Available

The Oracle Business Intelligence Mobile HD app has been updated, with Version now available from the Apple iTunes store.

The Oracle Business Intelligence Mobile is designed for Apple iPhone and iPad. It is a mobile analytics app that allows you to view, analyze and act on Oracle Business Intelligence 11g content.

  • Using Oracle Business Intelligence Mobile, you can view, analyze and act on all your analyses, dashboards, scorecards, reports, (more...)

2014 Oracle Sustainability Innovation Awards – Nominations Now Open

Happy Earth Day! I thought it appropriate to include a blog today about our upcoming 2014 Oracle Sustainability Innovation Awards, part of the Oracle Excellence Awards. These awards recognize customers and their partners who are using Oracle products to take an environmental lead as well as to reduce costs and improve business efficiencies using sustainable business practices. For example, a customer may use Oracle Self-Service E-Billing for paperless invoicing or Oracle Advanced Compression for reduced (more...)

MySQL April Newsletter: Latest MySQL Product Releases and More

MySQL April Newsletter is now available! Read this edition to learn more details about the abundant product announcements we made recently, including MySQL 5.7 Development Milestone Release, MySQL Workbench 6.1 GA, as well as the Release Candidate of MySQL Fabric. You'll also find information regarding the latest white papers, upcoming webinars and events, and technical blogs for tips and tricks using MySQL.

Enjoy and hope you find it informative! 

MySQL for Visual Studio 1.2.0 alpha has been released

| Apr 22, 2014
Dear MySQL users,

MySQL for Visual Studio is a product including all of the Visual Studio integration previously available as part of Connector/Net. The 1.2.0 version is an alpha release of this product that intents to introduce users to the new features in this version.

This release is not feature complete and there are significant limitations but it should be stable enough for users to understand the new features and how we expect (more...)

Oracle Database 12c Upgrade Webinar Replay Available

The replay of the Oracle Database 12c Upgrade Webinar that was held on March 17, 2014 is now available.

In this free webinar, Senior Database 12c DBA, Oracle Certified Master and Oracle University instructor Gwen Lazenby offered guidance on preparing for your Oracle Database 12c Certification upgrade exam. She provided tips on identifying knowledge gaps, best practices for exam preparation, and preparation tools available to you.

This free webinar replay is a valuable part of your (more...)

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There's a powerful feature on the My Oracle Support (MOS) system that is relatively hidden, that (more...)

New Environment-as-a-Service Demo

Environment-as-a-Service provides a comprehensive approach to delivering turnkey application environments, giving organizations the flexibility to quickly deploy, maintain and decommission environments, while lowering the total cost of software delivery, and reducing the time required for delivery of new application releases.

This tremendous flexibility allows enterprises to clone existing environments in a matter of minutes, which otherwise takes hours or days. In today's SaaS world, vendors must accommodate frequently changing versions of their applications. Exalogic, (more...)

Question of the Day: “Big Solaris Launch… for a Dot Release??”

| Apr 22, 2014

"This is only a dot release, right?" the question goes. Well, yes and no.

For those who tuned in late: on April 29th, we'll be launching Oracle Solaris 11.2 in New York City and on the web. But don't let the dot fool you—there is some very significant stuff that we're putting in.  Significant enough that yes, the idea of calling this "Oracle Solaris 12" did come up.  But, c'mon, gratuitously (more...)

Error Connecting to Planning Application from Smartview

| Apr 22, 2014
When the OU of a user is changed in the external provider, users can potentially have issues connecting to Planning applications from Smartview.  However, users can still log into Planning just not Smartview.

Below are the error messages found in Smartview, Essbase and Shared Services when the OU of a user is changed in the external provider and not synced with Essbase security:

  • Planning user connecting to Smartview error:
“Cannot open cube view.  Essbase error  (more...)