Alchemists are best known for their (completely fictional and entirely ridiculous, but that’s besides the point) amazing ability to turn lead into gold. Let’s face it, there’s a lot of lead in the Oracle world. Bugs, angry developers, metrics that can seem to elude human understanding…but I (more...)
We are excited to introduce support for Oracle R Distribution 3.0.1 on Windows 64-bit versions. Previous releases are available on Solaris x86, Solaris SPARC, AIX and Linux 64-bit platforms. Oracle R Distribution (ORD) continues to support these platforms and now expands support to Windows 64-bit platforms.
ORD is (more...)
The acquisition of BitzerMobile is a huge game changer for Oracle's middleware offerings. It not only elevates the potential for all of Oracle's Fusion Middleware applications such as OBIEE but it now fits the gap in their mobility capabilities they've had around security. That's right Oracle may have been pushing (more...)
You’ve purchased servers, storage space, switches, cables, and countless other pieces of hardware. The Oracle licenses are bought and paid for, Enterprise Edition with a few add-ons. All told, you’ve spent a small fortune on this infrastructure. It’s finally time to start up your database and begin using it for (more...)
This is your last opportunity to take the "Oracle Database 12c: Installation and Administration" (1Z1-062) beta exam at the greatly discounted rate of $50 USD, as well as be one of the first to hold this new OCA certification.
In our first MapReduce with Hadoop Streaming in bash article, we took a collection of Stephen Crane poems and used a MapReduce job to calculate ‘term frequency’–meaning we counted the number of times each word in (more...)
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Be among the first to earn one of Oracle's new MySQL certifications.
Exams for the Oracle Certified Professional, MySQL 5.6 Developer (OCP) and Oracle Certified Professional, MySQL 5.6 Database Administrator OCP) certifications are now in beta testing, are are thus available at a greatly discounted rate of $50 USD. (more...)
Here's an interesting article that came out during JavaOne which talks about the Oracle and Freescale partnership, where we are putting Java technology onto the Freescale i.MX6 based "one box" gateway.
Here's a quote:
When it comes to connected devices, there’s still plenty (more...)
The Oracle Certified Master (OCM) level is the pinnacle of Oracle Certification. On November 14, 2013, Oracle will be offering the "Oracle Database 11g: Oracle Certified Master Upgrade" exam in Denver, CO. This one-day exam allows existing 10g and 9i OCMs to upgrade to 11g.