Fusion Developer Relations Resources – A must have for Sales Cloud integrators

| Jul 30, 2014


Full Disclosure I received this from an email from Apps Developer Relations but its soooo good I wanted to share it with all. Bottom line if your integrating your product/package/system with Sales Cloud after you've perused the standard documentation (which we are evolving rapidly) this is a treasure trove of articles/blogs/viewlets you can use.. 

Obviously use this in conjunction with the standard Oracle Cloud Documentation (http://docs.oracle.com/cloud/latest/salescs_gs/index.html


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7 Questions for Tony Kender, Head of Oracle HCM Sales

| Jul 30, 2014

Originally posted on Oracle Midsize

Tony Kender, Senior Vice President, leads Oracle’s sales operations for HCM solutions in North America, including an organization dedicated to the unique needs of midsize companies.

Q: What is the most exciting thing happening with growing midsize companies and HCM solutions?

Kender: Midsize companies are often ahead of large enterprises on the technology acceptance curve in terms of HCM cloud. Oracle offers cloud solutions across the entire applications footprint, including (more...)

Resetting advanced options to defaults in MySQL for Excel

Welcome to another blog post from the MySQL for Excel Team. Today we're going to talk about a new feature included since MySQL for Excel 1.3.0, remember you can always install the latest GA or maintenance version using the MySQL Installer also you can download directly any GA or non-GA version from the MySQL Developer Zone.

We are going to show you where these dialogs are located and how you can take advantage of (more...)

The Customer View on Oracle Sales Cloud: an analyst report by Constellation Research

"Oracle Sales Cloud presents the market with a paradox, being both a new product and a mature product at the same time. In fact, Oracle Sales Cloud supports many advanced business processes. At its most basic level, Oracle Sales Cloud is a sales automation tool with established capabilities such as helping sales representatives keep track of contacts, accounts, and opportunities, and helping their managers make forecasts and manage territories. While it has unusually deep functionality (more...)

Oracle Releases 57 JD Edwards Mobile Applications

by Jim Lein, Oracle Midsize

I read a press release the other day announcing that, since the first of the year, Oracle has released 57 new JD Edwards EnterpriseOne 9.1 mobile applications optimized for smartphones and tablets. 57! That sounded like a pretty big deal to me so I called up Bob Monahan, Senior Director of JD Edwards Product Management to make sure it wasn’t a (more...)

Coming to JavaOne? Check out these training opportunities!

| Jul 30, 2014

Duke teachingHere is an exclusive opportunity to get top-notch Java training while you’re in San Francisco. Java University is a one-day training event on Sunday September 28th from 9:00am to 4:00pm at Golden Gate University. This is your chance to get accelerated Java training in a seminar-style format taught by Oracle University instructors, community experts, and Oracle engineers. Don’t miss this chance to get in-depth training on hot Java topics while you are in town (more...)

For CMOs: Take Your Company’s Data to a New Level for Marketing Insights

This guest post from Phyllis Zimbler Miller, ‎Digital Marketer, comments on uses of predictive analytics for marketing insights that could benefit from in-database scalability and ease of production deployment with Oracle R Enterprise.

Does your company have tons of data, such as for how many seconds people watch each short video on your site before clicking away, and you are not yet leveraging this data to benefit your company’s bottom line?

Missed opportunities can be (more...)

Book Review: The Lean Startup by Eric Ries

The Lean Startup: How Today's Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful BusinessesThe Lean Startup: How Today’s Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses by Eric Ries

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

This main point of this book is the principle of “failing fast.” Since you don’t know everything (and a startup knows very little), it is most efficient to quickly create some data to base decisions on.

The distinction between “vanity metrics” and real, useful metrics is illuminating. A “vanity metric” shows (more...)

Tokenizing a String : Using Regular Expressions

In my previous blog post I gave some PL/SQL that performed the tokenising of a string. Check out this blog post here.

Thanks also to the people who sent me links examples of how to tokenise a string using the MODEL clause. Yes there are lots of examples of this out there on the interest.

While performing the various searches on the internet I did come across some examples of using Regular Expressions to extract (more...)

Getting started Part 3 – Customizing indexes

| Jul 30, 2014

This post follows on from Part 1 and Part 2 and uses the same example "quickstart" table.

So far we've looked at queries run against a default CONTEXT index, which you'll recall we created with the statement:

create index full_name_index on quickstart( full_name ) indextype is ctxsys.context;

CONTEXT indexes have many options available. We can't possibly cover them all here, but instead we'll look at the mechanism for applying customization to an index. This (more...)

WebLogic Partner Community Newsletter July 2014

Dear WebLogic Partner Community member,

Special thanks to all partners who rocket the launch of our new products WebLogic 12.1.3 , JDeveloper 12c and Mobile Application Framework 12c (MAF), SOA Suite 12c, BPM Suite 12c! Waiting is over – time to install the software! Please make sure that you get trained with all of them as you need them in your projects, specially WebLogic 121.3 the underlying foundation of any middleware 12c (more...)

Ovum Whitepaper ‘Social Media as a Customer Support Channel: Best Practices’

Does it feel like sometimes you can't move for the next big customer service 'thing'? Social is definitely up there with the biggies. Already embraced by Marketing, but there is also a huge opportunity for Service – especially when it comes to getting ahead of issues and salvaging brand reputation.

That's why Ovum created 'Social Media as a Customer Support Channel: Best Practices'. In this report, (more...)

Visualisierung von Oracle-Performance Informationen

Als hoffnungsloser Laie in Sachen Visualisierung schaue ich immer wieder voller Erstaunen auf die Beispiele, die Kyle Hailey in seinem Blog unterbringt. Ich muss mal wieder neidvoll anerkennen: es gibt Fälle, in denen sqlplus nicht die optimale Repräsentation von Ergebnissen liefert.


| Jul 30, 2014

So you're using MultiViewElements in your NetBeans Platform application. When the user right-clicks one of the tabs they're able to split the editor you've created for them. Here you see the split functionality in the Source tab:

Here you see the split functionality in the Design tab, i.e., in both cases the user right-clicks in the tab and then sees they can split the editor:

However, what if you do NOT want that (more...)

Oracle ZFS Storage ZS3-2 Sets World Record on SPC-2/E Benchmark

Recently Oracle published a new SPC-2/E world record benchmark for the ZS3-2 storage platform demonstrating, once again, that the Oracle ZFS Storage ZS3-2 offers customers excellent price/performance for high-throughput workloads such as data warehouse, business analytics and video on-demand applications.
The ZFS Storage ZS3-2 beats IBM DS8870 by 10x(2) and HP P9500 by 7x(3) on price/performance.

For further information, please refer to the press release regarding this benchmark: http://www.oracle.com/us/corporate/press/2226303

Spotlight on GlassFish 4.1: #3 Changing the release number

| Jul 30, 2014
'Spotlight on GlassFish 4.0.1' is a series of posts that highlights specific enhancements of the upcoming GlassFish 4.0.1 release. It could be a new feature, a fix, a behavior change, a tip, etc.

#3 Changing the release number
Originally, the upcoming release of GlassFish was going to be called GlassFish 4.0.1 as it was mostly focused on fixing issues. But based on its actual content, we decided that calling (more...)

Using Eclipse (OEPE) to Develop Applications using WebSocket and JSON Processing API with WebLogic Server 12.1.3

Following from my last posting, I thought I'd also show how Eclipse (OEPE) makes the new Java EE 7 APIs available from Oracle WebLogic Server 12.1.3.

The first step was downloading and installing the Oracle Enterprise Pack for Eclipse (OEPE) distribution from OTN.


Firing up Eclipse, the next step is to add a new Server type for Oracle WebLogic Server 12.1.3, pointing at a local installation.


通过合理化的路径将您的OCA认 证升级至OCP当 前版本

| Jul 30, 2014

现在,您只需参加一次考试和一门培训课程就可将您的Oracle Database Administrator Certified AssociateOCA) 认证升级至当前版本的Oracle Database Certified Professional OCP 认 证。在此之前,从OCA认 证跨版本升级至OCP认 证需要经过多次考试。现在,只需参加一次考试和一门相关培训课程就可直接升级至最新版本的Oracle Database Administrator Certified Professional认 证。

Oracle Database 12c改变了多租户架构和云计算的游戏规则,因此及时掌握新技术对您至关重要,千万不要错失良机。如果您已获得OCA认 证,这证明您已熟练掌握基础数据库的各项技能。别再犹豫,立即将您的技能升级至当前版本的Oracle Database Administrator Certified Professional。 我们为您提供两种升级途径:升级至Oracle Database 11g 升级至12c Administrator Certified Professional。 每种途径的不同要求请见下文。


升级至11g DBA OCP

Oracle9i Database Oracle Database 10g Administrator Certified Associate9i (more...)

Individuality VS Collaboration By Phillip

| Jul 29, 2014

The past month – lots of sleepless nights, national pride, arguments with friends and fans, constant questioning of referee’s decisions and ability of coaches, blaming players and lack of team chemistry. And of course mistaking anger, poor decisions and moments of insanity to passion for football. Yes, the World Cup – an event that stops the world, brings nations together – the world stage to showcase (more...)

Changes in Oracle Linux 7

The following is a list of changes I noted during installation of Oracle Linux 7. I imagine the same will apply to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7, but I haven’t verified that to be the case.

Setting the Hostname

I was accustomed to updating /etc/sysconfig/network with the hostname of my machine as documented here for Oracle Linux 7. I did this and was then surprised to find that my hostname was not picked up. On returning (more...)