I'm really excited to share this week's Friday Spotlight with you. Oracle Senior Vice President of Linux and Virtualization Wim Coekaerts sat down with Director of Product Management Michele Casey and Senior Development Manager Jamie Iles to talk about Ksplice.
In the video, they go into a lot of detail about why Ksplice is a production-ready tool for keeping systems up to date. A highlight for me is the discussion featuring a real (more...)
Because the P6 Extended Schema is the lifeline of data for Primavera Analytics it is an important topic to cover.
There are two white papers which go into depths about the feature, how to setup, how it works, and some advanced configurations and techniques.
The key to having project publish is a job service called the Arbiter. If you query the jobsvc table as admuser you will (more...)
We’ve heard about the Three Laws of Data Capital from Paul Sonderegger at Oracle: data comes from activity, data tends to make more data, and platforms tend to win. Advanced analytics enables enterprises to take full advantage of the data their activity produces, ranging from IoT sensors and PoS transactions to social media and image/video. Traditional BI tools produce summary data from data – producing more data, but traditional BI tools provide a view of (more...)
This evening, I completed a back to back OU classroom training program on Oracle VM for x86
and Oracle VM for SPARC
To know more details about the Oracle University offerings around Oracle VM, click here
. Official documentation on Oracle VM can be found here
We have a brilliant line up of
speakers for our Modern Business Summit in London. The agenda includes customer
case studies and sessions with CX experts. Which sessions are you most
interested in? http://ora.cl/Kj6
Deliver or else: survival in a
CX-Centric World http://ora.cl/MkI
Oracle CloudWorld was held on the first week of April in India. Interestingly, the summit coincided with the new financial year in India and hence performance strategy was top of mind for almost every business leader with whom I met.
Generally, the most popular discussions during these events are about setting a higher sales budget, IT application, project status, economy, etc. On contrast to this popular approach, it was wonderful to note that most of (more...)
The Oracle OpenWorld 2015 Call for Proposals is now open. Attendees at
the conference are eager to hear from experts on Oracle business and
technology. They’re looking for insights and improvements they can put
to use in their own jobs: exciting innovations, strategies to modernize
their business, different or easier ways to implement, unique use cases,
lessons learned, the best of best practices. If you’re an Oracle technology expert, conference attendees want to (more...)
Many satisfied Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud customers are enthusiastically sharing their success stories, and we are proud to pass them on. Here are a few of the more recent testimonials on how Exalogic is helping to solve business problems. Key highlights are mentioned below; more details are included in each of the stories.
Cognizant is managing their explosive growth with Exalogic, Exadata, Peoplesoft, Enterprise Manager, and ACS for a 65% reduction in processing time (more...)
OTN's Virtual Technology Summit - Spotlight on Database Session - Oracle Application Express 5.0
Oracle Application Express 5.0 introduces the world's most powerful
browser-based IDE. This session will demonstrate the ease with which
you can develop and maintain Web based applications. There are a broad
range of well-thought out features built into Application Express Page
Designer, so this session will outline the top features that will
transform you from highly productive developer (more...)
Per our last earnings release, Oracle customers are adopting
ERP cloud at the fastest rate ever. Today, I was reading this Forbes
OracleVoice article, Yes, Larry Ellison's Oracle Is Now A Cloud Company in
which the author states, “cloud is the fuel that is making the company’s motor
hum…the more closely you look at the numbers, the more it becomes apparent that
Oracle is firing (more...)
Hopefully you’ve heard about the new SQL*Plus we’re building.
And hopefully you’ve heard about the new REPEAT command we put into it yesterday.
Here’s a quick example of how to build a little ‘monitor’ in just 2 commands, a total of 5 lines of code.
SELECT To_Char(Originating_Timestamp, 'DD-MON-YYYY HH24:MI:SSxFF') Time_Entry,
substr(message_text, 0, 75) || '...' (more...)
A new tool has been delivered in Oracle Payroll, to help you get ready for and progress through your payroll processing. It's the Payroll Dashboard!
Have you tried the Payroll Dashboard yet? Have questions on the setup or functionality? Read on!
Delivered last year in Release 12.1 HCM RUP7 and Release 12.2.4, the Payroll Dashboard provides payroll and assignment information at-a-glance, to assist Payroll Professionals with payroll readiness, analysis (more...)
Written by James Spiller, Senior Principal Curriculum Developer
Time is at a premium and learning what you need to know has to fit into your busy schedule. Training On Demand courses can help you meet your requirements. You can watch recorded classroom and hands-on sessions in whatever increments fit your schedule.
Oracle Audit Value and Database Firewall (AVDF)
Monitor database activity. Block threats. Audit efficiently across the enterprise.
So I ask you:
If you have moved from JDK 6 to 7 and are observing some increase in the times that young collections take to do their job, then here's a remedy: -XX:+JavaObjectsInPerm.
In JDK7, class statics and interned strings were moved from PermGen to the Java Heap and that may contribute towards little increase in the young generation collection times. There is a option JavaObjectsInPerm which when enabled reverts that change i.e. class statics and interned (more...)
the version 12c of B2B the possibility to activate and deactivate all
listening channels in one single command was introduced. Previously, it
was necessary to provide the name of the listening channels to perform
the action, what, in scenarios with a considerable number of listening
channels, made the task ineffective.
Different scenarios can be pointed out where this functionality is extremely useful:
After importing a B2B configuration the channels are always in
was blogging previously about Oracle Mobile Suite and REST service
transformation from ADF BC SOAP service. Today I'm going to blog the
next step in the same series - MAF client consuming REST service exposed
from Oracle Mobile Suite ESB. I'm going to highlight improvements in
debugging process for MAF, provided with the latest 2.1 release. I had
couple of challenges implementing and mapping programmatic MAF client
for REST service, all these were (more...)
The Critical Patch Update for April 2015 was released on April 14th, 2015.
Oracle strongly recommends applying the patches as soon as possible.
The Critical Patch Update Advisory is the starting point for relevant information. It includes the list of products affected, pointers to obtain the patches, a summary of the security vulnerabilities for each product suite, and links to other important documents. Supported products that are not listed in the "Affected Products and Components" (more...)