Video: Amazon Web Services (AWS) : Relational Database Services (RDS) for SQL Server

Here’s another video on my YouTube channel. This one is a quick run through of RDS for SQL Server, a DBaaS offering from Amazon Web Services.

The video was based on this article.

The cameo for this video is Garth Harbach, a former colleague of mine. :)

I’ve been ill recently and my voice is pretty shot. The last three videos have all (more...)

Want to try Oracle PaaS Services including Integration Cloud Service and Process Cloud Service? Get your GSE credentials today!

As Oracle’s primary demos organization, GSE leverages economies of scale to deliver great demos for sales use

· Provides demos Oracle Partners and Oracle internal to sales consultants

· Software builds for demo contexts, demo contents, scripts, user provisioning, environment cloning and refreshing

· Covers all Oracle software – Cloud, OnPrem Apps, Technology

· Hardware ops span 4 data centers, ~3000 demo environments

· Supports ~75,000 demos per year

· 24x5 + emergency weekend support

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Slideshare: DevOps パワポで楽天市場様紹介

SlideshareにOracleの考える DevOps パワーポイント資料が先月公開されており、94スライド目で楽天さんを紹介させていただいております。

Mastering DevOps With Oracle

Rakuten - #1 eCommerce vendor in Japan http://www.slideshare.net/rakutentech/rakuten-techconf2014-c5-ichiba-architecture-on-exalogic

英語ですがぜひご一読ください。

Integration Cloud Service free online training & free presales certification

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Integration Cloud Service Guided Learning path was created to provide the presales consultant with a detailed understanding of key product features to prepare him/her to do product demos and be involved in proof-of-concept projects.

It starts with the ICS product overview and moves into technical details with short modules on:

· Integrating Applications with Oracle Integration Cloud Service (4 mins)

· Connecting to Applications with Oracle Integration Cloud Service (3 mins)

· Creating Connections in (more...)

Live Webcast: Driving IT Innovation with Cloud Self Service and Engagement

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WEBCAST Driving IT Innovation with Cloud Self-Service and Engagement
Re-defining IT’s role in Line of Business user empowerment

With 90% of IT budget still being spent on “Keeping the Lights On”, over 40% of organizations are now seeing lines of businesses taking on IT projects. Shadow IT projects, however, mean– additional integration, security and maintenance overheads and, service response lag times.

Join this webcast to learn how IT can leverage cloud to empower lines of business users, drive business agility and still maintain security (more...)

Il Car Sharing e il Cloud, il futuro è nella mobilità

Secondo l'Osservatorio nazionale sulla sharing mobility quasi un italiano su 100 usufruisce di servizi di car sharing. Non stupisce quindi, oltre l’impatto positivo per l’ambiente, il volume di business di T.R.S. S.p.A., realtà leader nella fornitura di piattaforme applicative per brand del calibro di Enjoy di ENI, ACI Global, ICS ed Enel. Un totale di 13 operatori del settore per 300mila noleggi al mese di più di 3 mila (more...)

Accelerate Cloud Transformation: Oracle PartnerNetwork Cloud Program Launch

On February 1, Oracle announced a new Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) Cloud Program to help partners accelerate the growth of their Oracle Cloud business by providing them with technical and go-to-market support. This new program enables partners to showcase their expertise, skills and investment in Oracle Cloud, as well as differentiate themselves in the market with Oracle’s Integrated Cloud Applications and Platform Services, strengthening their value to (more...)

Oracle Sales Central Now Available

Oracle Sales Central is the go-to area for key enablement resources aimed to support partners through each phase of the Oracle Cloud Sales Cycle. Partners can use these pre-designed resources to enhance their own sales enablement practice through a mix of infographics, white papers, guides, templates, and more. Check the now available product areas!

Register now for the Oracle Cloud Machine Partner Webcast

Please join us for this webcast where we will give an overview of Oracle Cloud Machine and cover the use-cases, capabilities, commercial model and opportunities for partners using Oracle Cloud Machine. Don't miss this important webcast to learn how you can go to market with Oracle Cloud Machine and help your customers on their Cloud transformation journey.

Using Python to ‘Wrangle’ Your Messy Data

 or How to Organize Your Comic Book Collection Based on Issue Popularity

In addition to being a product manager at Rittman Mead, I consider myself to be a nerd of the highest order.  My love of comic books, fantasy, sci-fi and general geekery began long before the word ‘Stark’ had anything to do with Robert Downey Jr or memes about the impending winter.  As such, any chance to incorporate my hobbies into my work is a (more...)

PaaS free trial accounts ICS and PCS

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As part of our communities we do offer free PaaS accounts (only for partners in Europe, Middle East and Africa. In case you are not part of EMEA please contact your local partner manager):

· Integration Cloud Service & Process Cloud Service PaaS Demo Accounts  (Community membership required)

· Java Cloud Service & Mobile Cloud Service PaaS Demo Accounts (Community membership required)

Watch the GSE Overview Video! Get an (more...)

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)

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Customer will choose one major cloud provider. To offer them to host third party middleware workload IaaS is key to complete the portfolio. At our SOA Community workspace (membership required) presentations and demos are available:

· Leverage Elastic Cloud InfrastructureJan2016.pptx

· IaaS demo slides NYC.pptx

· Compute Cloud click thru demo.pptx

· Storage Cloud Client Side Encryption Clickthrough Demo.pptx

For more information about Cloud computing see the Cloud tag (more...)

Process Cloud Service Bootcamps Dubai and Utrecht–free hands-on training for Oracle partners!

clip_image002Rapidly design, automate and manage business processes in the cloud.

Learn how to collaboratively model business processes, design forms, model decisions, and implement and deploy the process application.

  • Rapid Process Composition Business-driven rapid process design and automation
  • Extend Applications Extend SaaS, on-premises and custom applications
  • Mobile Multi-channel responsive interfaces across web, phone and tablet
  • Business Agility & Control Powerful interactive dashboards, rich alerts, and guided troubleshooting

Attend a free hands-on workshop to learn Oracle Process (more...)

Importance of Network to the Cloud

I’ve been discussing for years about the importance of network to database performance, especially once I started working on VLDBs, (Very Large Databases) but its a topic that often is disregarded.  Now that I’m working more and more in the cloud, it’s become more evident the importance of the network to our survival.

For each and every cloud project I’ve been involved in, there is evidently going to be multiple challenges that turn to the (more...)

OBIEE12c – Three Months In, What’s the Verdict?

I’m over in Redwood Shores, California this week for the BIWA Summit 2016 conference where I’ll be speaking about BI and analytics development on Oracle’s database and Hadoop platforms. As it’s around three months now since OBIEE12c came out and we were here for Openworld, I thought it’d be a good opportunity to reflect on how OBIEE12c has been received by ourselves, the partner community and of course by customers. Given OBIEE11g was with (more...)

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Do Not Follow…Leave a Trail!

Do not follow where the path may lead… Go instead where the is no path and leave a trail — Ralph Waldo Emerson Good advice in general. I am very happy to be working for Snowflake Computing (@snowflakedb) and our CEO Bob Muglia (@bob_muglia) where we are forging the path for Elastic Data Warehousing (#ElasticDW) […]

Glance Across Time

Seems like Queen Elizabeth I may have been they wearable tech pioneer of sorts, as alluded to by Chris  Horn (@chrisjhorn) in his Irish Times article, History of wearable devices links watches and Fitbit range. That this innovative device was a clock, or watch should come as no surprise. Timekeeping devices have been evolving for milenia, and the story of the wristwatch is fascinating.

Where better to explore glanceable UIs now the UX du jour (more...)

Configuring a Selenium Test in Developer Cloud Service (DevCS)

This blog entry illustrates how to configure DevCS to run a simple Selenium Test against a very basic web page. Thanks to Nobuhiko Sekiya for his valuable input.

 

The selenium test java class (EasywebappTest.java) inside the eclipse (OEPE 12.2.1.1) project, easywebapp, will just verify the string shown in the web page (top.jsp). To begin, download the simple eclipse project with selenium test, easywebapp.zip, from the attachment below. Import (more...)

SOA Cloud Service & Developer Cloud Service Chapters 15 & 16 by David Craft

David has continued his series on SOACS & DevCS integration and in Chapter 15 David highlights deployment from DevCS to SOACS. Note that David shows how to work with the firewall and proxy in order to successfully deploy your SOA composite to SOACS.

 

In Chapter 16 David explains securing deployment with SSL.