ZFSSA update 2013.1.5.0 is now available

The newest version of the ZFS Stprage Appliance code was released yesterday. Version 2013.1.5.0. This is a minor release, as opposed to a micro release, which means it has a few feature enhancements, as opposed to bug fixes (which are in the micros). Since this release does include all previous micros, its a very good idea to check your systems and upgrade to this latest release if you are behind. You can (more...)

The Echo Chamber Talks Security

Oracle is very focused on listening to our customers, building community, and taking full advantage of the collective insights of our global user base. To this end, we recently kicked off an Echo Chamber initiative, designed to assess and respond to the perspectives of user group members from and the world on critical business and technology issues and developments.

The program works like this: We suggest a topic that we communicate across the network of (more...)

Stop the ESS request processor and dispatcher to prevent new requests from being processed

| Feb 9, 2016

Request Processor


A job request processor is bound to a particular Oracle Enterprise Scheduler server, and is responsible for allocating threads for job requests.


Request Dispatcher


A job request dispatcher polls for job requests


STEPS: To Disable “Request Processor”


1) Login to Web Logic EM URL


2) Expand “Scheduling Services -- > ESSAPP (ESSCluster) -- > Right Click On (ESSAPP(ess_server1)) -- > Request Processor -- > Configure”


3) As show in the screen shot,  UNCHECK (more...)

Creating A Unified Customer Data Profile Leveraging Social Media



To kick off the new year, we’re diving deep into the major trends for social media marketing. What will the future bring? Vice President of Marketing for Oracle Data Cloud, Cory Treffiletti spoke with Senior Content Manager Maggie Schneider Huston about the intersection of customer data profiles, privacy, and social media.


Maggie Schneider Huston: Let’s start from the beginning. Where is this data coming from? 


Cory Treffiletti: There are three types of data (more...)

Engineered System Attach promotion for the Zero Data Loss Recovery Appliance for EMEA VADs

Oracle is pleased to announce the EMEA Engineered System Attach promotion for Oracle Zero Data Loss Recovery Appliance (ZDLRA), now available until 13 May, 2016 to our EMEA partners. See full announcement here

EMEA Engineered System Attach promotion for Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance for Oracle EMEA Partners

Oracle is pleased to announce the EMEA Engineered System Attach promotion for Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance, now available until April 30, 2016 to our EMEA partners. See full announcement here

Twitter Tuesday: Top 10 Tweets – February 2-8, 2016

Get a taste of what's happening! These Top 10 @OTNArchBeat tweets for February 2-8, 2016 point to content created by and for the middleware/architect community.

  1. Video: #WebLogic Server 12.2.1 - Automated Application Testing with #Docker, #Maven and #Robot
    Feb 2, 2016 at 12:02 PM
  2. Podcast: I Want My #ODI w/ @JeromeFr @stewartbryson @RodrigoRadtke @FreakyAvatar @RZGiampaoli @mRainey
    [Feb 5, 2016 at 10:35 AM
  3. #OTNVTS Middleware track: #IoT insight from @lonnekedikmans @t_winterberg @lucb_ March 8.
    (more...)

From The Rio Bravo to Tierra de Fuego: Meet Oracle Latin America


Being Branding Lead for Latin America has allowed me to meet a lot of wonderful people. But, more importantly has allowed me to get to know the awesome work that’s done all throughout the region and how we are making a difference in every country we are in.  Today I’d like to take you on a brief tour of what’s going in Oracle Latin America, and show you some of (more...)

When Should I Buy Readzilla/L2ARC?

To L2ARC or not to L2ARC?

This is one of the most challenging, data-dependent questions I receive on a routine basis. I'll try to outline a few general principles below -- and a little math -- to help you decide if you should buy "Read Cache SSD" (Readzilla or L2ARC SSD) for your Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance. 

To even end up in L2ARC instead of ARC, data has to meet several qualifications:

  1. The data (more...)

The Surprising Economics of Engineered Systems for Big Data. An ESG Whitepaper, Dec. 2015

When to use Engineered Systems and when to follow a "do-it-yourself" approach for your Big Data Infrastructure? 

Read this ESG whitepaper: "The  Surprising Economics of Engineered Systems for Big Data."

BigDataEconomics

(Note: This post now also published in the new Infrastructure Partner Community Platform)


Forrester Names Oracle a ‘Leader’ in Customer Service Solutions for Midsize Teams and Enterprise Organizations

By Christine Randle, Analyst Relations, Oracle Service Cloud 

By now you probably understand the importance of delivering exceptional customer service. You get why it’s important. You appreciate that customer service is the platform from which excellent customer experiences emerge. You’ve read the research and know that, according to Forrester Research, a full 39% of customers will tell friends and family about their negative experiences[1]. Data points like this one are powerful, yet leave you (more...)

Partner Webcast: 5 Things to Consider When Upgrading Your Legacy Portal & Content Environments to Oracle WebCenter 12c

5 Things to Consider When Upgrading Your Legacy Portal & Content Environments to Oracle WebCenter 12c

Thursday, February 25, 2016 | 1 PM EST / 10 AM PST 

Too many companies still rely on legacy systems, or other outdated platforms, that are not capable of supporting the new demands of modern business. By effectively addressing the issues of transitioning from fragmented and disparate applications to a single integrated global system, your system will lower total (more...)

Top Documents Linked to SRs as Solutions for JDeveloper/ADF/MAF Issues 09/2016 thru 01/2016

Top documents linked to SRs as solutions for JDeveloper/ADF/MAF issues 9/2015 thru 01/2016.

1465411.1 Where to Find Oracle Java Development Products Documentation The purpose of this document is to assist you to locate the Oracle Java Development product documentation
1599898.1 Supportability on Internet Explorer 11 (IE11) with Oracle ADF Currently, Oracle ADF is NOT CERTIFIED with Microsoft Internet Explorer 11. Oracle JDeveloper Releases: Provides a release matrix for Oracle JDeveloper.  We recommend (more...)

New ORAchk Version 12.1.0.2.6 Released

The new ORAchk release 12.1.0.2.6 is now available to download.

New Features in ORAchk 12.1.0.2.6

Faster Execution

Significant performance improvements have been implemented in ORAchk's discovery, execution, and report generation.

Testing shows this release of ORAchk runs up to 45% faster than the previous release.

Quickly see the issues that require attention

The report format has been enhanced:

  • All related checks are listed in the same section. (more...)

The new ORAchk 12.1.0.2.6 is now available to download

The new ORAchk release 12.1.0.2.6 is now available to download.

New Features in ORAchk 12.1.0.2.6

Faster Execution

Significant performance improvements have been implemented in ORAchk's discovery, execution, and report generation.

Testing shows this release of ORAchk runs up to 45% faster than the previous release.

Quickly see the issues that require attention

The report format has been enhanced:

  • All related checks are listed in the same section. (more...)

Shoppers Propel Valentine’s Day Into Top 2 Retail Gift Holidays

While the December holidays have traditionally taken on the bulk of retail shoppers’ attention each year, Oracle Data Cloud purchase data reveals that Valentine's Day ranks second place for shoppers that purchase high-end retail gift and food items. Shoppers spoiling their Valentines in the month of February spend 1.64x the U.S. monthly baseline in the high-end retail gift category. Closely behind Valentine’s Day shoppers are Mother's Day shoppers in the month of May, spending 1. (more...)

Design of 2nd Edition of NetBeans Community T-Shirt!

The first edition of the NetBeans community t-shirt was announced prior to JavaOne 2015. Since then, more sponosrs have joined, and the quality of the graphics has been enhanced, while the t-shirt itself will be better quality too.

The front of the t-shirt will be the same as before.

The back of the t-shirt will be like this, i.e., with several new logos, from Blue4IT, Centigrade, Anderson Software Group, and (more...)

Beta End Date Extended: Oracle RightNow Cloud Service 2016 Technical Implementation Essentials (1Z1-326)!

Prove your advanced CX experience, broad understanding of design patterns, design principles and programming concepts, system integration concepts and relational databases as well as an understanding of standard security concepts with Oracle RightNow Cloud Service 2016 Technical Implementation Essentials exam!

This exam is still in beta with an end date extended to 27th February 2016.

You have the opportunity to request for a free voucher (more...)

Veranstaltungen (nicht nur) für APEX-Entwickler: Frühjahr 2016

Im Frühjahr 2016 finden einige, nicht nur für APEX-Entwickler interessante, Veranstaltungen rund um Entwicklerthemen statt.

  • Am 7. und 8. März findet in Rotterdam die 7. APEX World Konferenz - mit einem umfangreichen englischen Vortragsprogramm statt. Die APEX World hat sich in den letzten Jahren zu einer recht großen Konferenz entwickelt - allein im letzten Jahr 2015 nahmen etwa 400 Personen teil. Auch das APEX-Entwicklerteam ist mit Marc Sewtz, Hilary Farrell und Anthony Rayner vor Ort.
    (more...)

Patch Set Update: Oracle Data Relationship Management 11.1.2.4.330

The following Patch Set Update (PSU) has been released for Oracle Data Relationship Management (DRM) 11.1.2.4.x.

This PSU download is available from the My Oracle Support | Patches & Updates section.

Oracle Data Relationship Management PSU 11.1.2.4.330
Patch 22632578

This is the seventh patch on the DRM 11.1.2.4.000 release.

This PSU requires a full installation, and can be installed on a new machine (more...)