Database 11g Scheduled to Become Non-Qualifying

Database 11g is scheduled to become non-qualifying beginning May 1. Are you planning accordingly to migrate towards the new version of Database 12c?  Review Database 12c criteria and start working towards it now.

Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel R3 update 4 for Oracle Linux now available

Product news: the Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel R3 Quarterly Update 4 is now available for Oracle Linux. Click here for more details!

Take Advantage of Proprietary Application Hosting Language with MySQL

The new MySQL Sales Kit is now available for download. Uncover ways to take advantage of MySQL Enterprise Edition’s key attributes for Web and SaaS/Cloud adoption and success!

Oracle VM Template Now Available for E-Business Suite 12.2.4 for Exalogic

The Oracle E-Business Suite team has created new Oracle VM templates that are available for download. Click here for more information.

Riga Dev Day 2015 : The Main Event

The event was held at a cinema in a shopping mall. We even got a free popcorn ticket. Awesome! I missed the starting keynote, which was a pity because everyone said it was really cool. So my day went as follows.

Krasimir Tsonev : Using Node.js for everything or what it is to write a book about it

I went to this session because I wanted to be with the “cool kids”. :) I ended up (more...)

Video and Slides – Data Caching Strategies for Mobile Application Framework by Andrejus Baranovskis


I have recorded a video tutorial, based on my OOW'14 session - Data Caching Strategies for Oracle Mobile Application Framework. ADF developers who could not attend OOW'14 in San Francisco, this is for you ! Here you can view the slides: Data Caching Strategies for Oracle Mobile Application Framework

Watch the first part of the tutorial: Read the complete article here.

WebLogic Partner Community

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Developer Interview (#DI 12) – Henryk Konsek (@hekonsek) about Camel on Docker

Fridays seem to be the Developer Interview day. Today I welcome Henryk Konsek (@hekonsek). Henryk is a software engineer at Red Hat (JBoss) who has been working with Java-related technologies for many years. His area of expertise is middleware and integration technologies. He authored the "Instant Apache ServiceMix How-to" book at Packt and is working with Red Hat customers on all kinds of solutions around integration technologies.

We've had a great (more...)

Sun ZFS Storage 7000 Appliance Administration training in Bangkok

| Jan 23, 2015
Just yesterday, I concluded a training on ZFS Appliance for a rather small batch in Bangkok.

Check this out for more details about ZFS Appliance.

APEX ist überall

Obwohl APEX 5 noch nicht erschienen ist, ist die APEX Community aktiver denn je.

Hiermal eine Überischt der letzten Aktivitäten:

Stuttgart - 22.02.2015
München - 21.02.2015
Colombus (USA) - 15.01. (more...)

Everybody Says “Hackathon”!

TLTR: MongoDB & Sage organized an internal Hackathon We use the new X3 Platform based on MongoDB, Node.js and HTML to add cool features to the ERP This shows that “any” enterprise can (should) do it to: look differently at software development build strong team spirit have fun! Introduction I have like many of you participated to multiple Hackathons where developers, designer and

Apex multilingual applications and build options

Always check out the original article at for latest comments, fixes and updates. Just a quick reminder for those who are devoloping Apex multilingual applications: Build options' state is propagated to translated applications at the time of seeding, so you need to be careful when changing the state of a build option in the primary language because you may end up

Service Announcement for 2015

Dear Readers,

After having zero success finding employment after Delphix ended my employment in December, I wanted to reach out to fellow contacts in the business to offer my consultative services as a database and cloud product architect. I applied online to the usual job portals at Oracle, SAP, EMC and many other companies but alas my resume slid down the Taleo ATS blackhole. The one hiring manager at SAP wanted 20 decades of HANA (more...)

Cloud Control 12c: Gruppen und Privilegien

Gruppen werden in Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control auch dazu verwendet, Zugriffsrechte zu vergeben. Bis zur Version EM gibt es aber eine große Einschränkung, die mit EM durch eine fein granulare Definitionsmöglichkeit gelöst wurde.

Wenn Sie Zugriffsrechte in Cloud Control über Gruppen vergeben, dann sollten Sie diesen Tipp unbedingt lesen.

EPM Patch Set Updates – December 2014

The following are the Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) Patch Set Updates (PSU) released last month (December 2014).

 The "Patch" ID links will access the patch directly for download from "My Oracle Support" (login required).

Oracle Hyperion

Hyperion Financial Management
- Patch (more...)

Datei-Upload per Drag & Drop: dropzonejs und APEX

Drag & Drop Fileupload ist ein Feature, welches in Apex nativ nicht gegeben ist. Mit Hilfe der freien Bibliothek Dropzone.js ist aber leicht möglich, dies zu realisieren. Auch das gleichzeitige Hochladen von mehreren Dateien ist möglich.

Das Hochladen der Dateien erfolgt direkt nach dem "Loslassen" der Datei, und wird dargestellt, wenn die Datei vollständig hochgeladen wurde. In diesem gemeinsamen Community-Tipp der MT AG und Oracle wird der komplette Prozess erläutert, welcher von der Einbindung (more...)

A Personal Victory: Oracle Database Sample Schemas are on GitHub

| Jan 22, 2015

For anyone who ever deleted a row from a table in Oracle's Sample HR schema and wanted it back, help is nearby. You no longer have to download the full "Oracle Database 12c Release 1 Examples" zip (499,228,127 bytes worth for the Linux bundle) and run the Oracle installer. Now you can clone our GitHub db-sample-schema repository and run the creation SQL scripts in SQL*Plus.

This new repository installs these six sample schemas:

Recover Keystore for Agile 9.3.2 and above version

agileks.jks is the Keystore used by Agile based on Java JCEKS and AES algorithm. So all the AES related password in Agile are associated with agileks.jks.

During Agile installation, a random Keystore password is created automatically, then agileks.jks is created as well based on the random Keystore password. After that Agile will use this Keystore password and Keystore file to encrypt the random Keystore password itself and save to Agile database propertytable (more...)

Java EE @ JMaghreb 2014

| Jan 22, 2015

JMaghreb 2014 was held on November 4-6. Organized by the Morocco JUG, JMaghreb is one of the largest Java developer conferences in North Africa. This was yet another brilliant year for the conference. Speakers included Patrick Curran, Werner Keil, Johan Vos, Mohamed Taman, Hazem Saleh, Paul Bakker, Romain Manni-Bucau, Abdelmonaim Remani, Simon Ritter, Angela Caicedo and Mike Milinkovich. Topics included Java SE, Java EE, JavaFX, HTML5/JavaScript, mobile, NoSQL, OSGi, Big Data and the cloud. I (more...)

DB Link with Oracle BI Applications

| Jan 22, 2015

Authors: Simon Miller, Director OBIA, Oracle Customer Engineering and Advocacy Lab (CEAL team) and Patrick Block, Principal, OBIA Development

In an earlier blog post 3 Modes for Moving Data to the BI Applications DW from a Source Application Database the available options for setting up data source connections was provided in detail, along with screenshots.  It should be noted this information written for OBIA is still applicable for 11. (more...)

JSON for APEX Developers (part 2)

In the previous post we created a service that allowed us to give our data in JSON format.

Now let's focus on consuming that JSON. In this post I want to show how to use JSON data in the client (your browser), in a future post I'll show how to use JSON on the server (in the database).

If you want to play with JSON, open the console of your browser and create some text (more...)