Featured Certification: Oracle Fusion Customer Relationship Management 11g Incentive Compensation Certified Implementation Specialist

The "Oracle Fusion Customer Relationship Management 11g Incentive Compensation Certified Implementation Specialist" certification is designed for implementation consultants who possess a strong foundation and expertise in selling and implementing Oracle Fusion Incentive Compensation solutions. This certification covers topics such as: Model and Configure Incentive Plans, Assign and Credit (more...)

Oracle to Retire Select Certification Exams on August 31

Oracle will retire several certification exams and certification tracks on August 31, 2013. Newer versions of many of these certifications are available. Existing certification holders should note that these retirements suspend the delivery of any further exams, but do not affect your certification. If you currently hold a certification earned (more...)

Oracle SOA and BPM at JavaOne 2013 India

JavaOne 8-9 May 2013 Hyderabad

Sessions include: 

Hands-On Introduction to Integration and Oracle SOA Suite 11g

Wednesday, May 8, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM - Flexi 1 HOL Room - Develop

Building Next-Generation Applications with Oracle Business Process Management Suite

Wednesday, May 8, 5:45 PM - 6:45 PM - Hall 2

Oracle SOA Suite: the (more...)

Exam Tip: Oracle Solaris 11 Advanced System Administration (1Z0-822)

The beta period will soon be closing for the Oracle Solaris 11 Advanced System Administration Exam (1Z1-822). This is your last opportunity to take the certification exam at the greatly discounted rate of $50 USD, as well as be one of the first to hold this new certification.

The exam, combined (more...)

Featured Certification: Oracle Fusion Customer Relationship Management 11g Sales Certified Implementation Specialist

The "Oracle Fusion Customer Relationship Management 11g Sales Certified Implementation Specialist" certification is designed for implementation consultants who possess a strong foundation and expertise in selling and implementing Oracle Fusion Sales solutions. This certification covers topics on Common CRM Configuration, Lead Management, Opportunity Management, Forecasting, Territory Management, Quota (more...)

Oracle to Retire Select Certification Exams on August 31

Oracle will retire several certification exams and certification tracks on August 31, 2013. Newer versions of many of these certifications are available. Existing certification holders should note that these retirements suspend the delivery of any further exams, but do not affect your certification. If you currently hold a certification earned (more...)

NEW – Oracle Rules Self-Study Course

| Apr 10, 2013

A new self-study course (Introduction to Oracle Business Rules) was recently posted to the Oracle Learning Library. This self-study course runs about 20 minutes. You can access the self-study, at no charge, here.

It is intended for those new to Oracle Business Rules, who seek an understanding of (more...)

Beta Period Soon To Close: Oracle Solaris 11 Advanced System Administration (1Z0-822)


The beta period will soon be closing for the Oracle Solaris 11 Advanced System Administration Exam (1Z1-822). This is your last opportunity to take the certification exam at the greatly discounted rate of $50 USD, as well as be one of the first to hold this new certification.

The exam, combined (more...)

Beta Opportunity Soon to Close on Java EE 6 Enterprise Architect Certified Master Exam (1Z0-807)


The beta period will be closing soon for the Java EE 6 Enterprise Architect Certified Master exam. This exam, combined with the Java Enterprise Architect Certified Master Assignment, the Java Enterprise Architect Certified Master Essay and a training requirement, leads to the Oracle Certified Master, Java EE 6 Enterprise Architect (more...)

Oracle announces SOA Suite 11g R1 (11.1.1.7.0) for healthcare integration

Oracle announces SOA Suite 11g R1 (11.1.1.7.0) for healthcare integration. It can be downloaded from SOA Suite for healthcare integration OTN download page. Some of main highlight for this healthcare release includes:< ?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />

  • Ease of Installation: The user installation experience is simplified by introducing an automated healthcare post-install (more...)

OPN Offers Free Test Fest at Collaborate 13

The Oracle Partner Network (OPN) has announced that it will be running a free OPN Specialist Test Fest at this year's Collaborate 13 Conference, beginning next Monday April 8.

Find out more now about which exams are available and to get registered, visit the OPN Specialist Test Fest @ Collaborate 13 Conference (more...)

Oracle SOA at Cloud Connect 2013

Cloud Connect

Visit the Oracle booth #608 at Cloud Connect next week (April 3 and April 4) to learn about how you can use Oracle SOA Suite to provide a comprehensive cloud integration solution. Looking forward to see you there!

Community Management: The Next Wave of SOA Governance and API Management

While SOA Governance, as a discipline, has been around for a number of years, not every company that embarks on the adoption of SOA has decided to embrace it. In some cases, the runtime management of service is implemented, but not the design-time aspects. Now, with the introduction of Cloud (more...)

OOW 2013 speakers: maximize your selection chances

| Mar 21, 2013

Oracle OpenWorld 2013 is approaching fast and the call for papers is now open: http://bit.ly/YbEURG (note that it will close on April 12th). Each year the event is growing larger and the paper selection process is becoming more and more competitive: many great submissions but only so many slots (more...)

Beta Testing Continues: Oracle Solaris 11 Advanced System Administration (1Z0-822)


Beta testing continues for the Oracle Solaris 11 Advanced System Administration Exam (1Z1-822)

This exam, combined with the Oracle Certified Associate, Oracle Solaris 11 System Administrator certification and a training requirement, leads to the Oracle Certified Professional, Oracle Solaris 11 System Administrator (OCP) certification. This certification is designed for (more...)

ORA600 Oracle News Aggregator decommissioned

I've decided today to decommission my oracle news aggregator.

I started it a couple of years ago when orablogs.com stopped its RSS aggregation. I was a big of orablogs but I was too late in offering the owner a price for the domain. Otherwise I would have continued orablogs.com.

As it happened - I was too late and some other guy swept up the domain to make a quick buck. If I remember correctly, he was asking around 6000$ for the domain.

So - I decided to start my own RSS aggregator under the ora600 site.

I only (more...)

6-digit USSGL and GTAS Implementation Postponed 1 Year, until FY14

Treasury announced on Friday, July 13th that the implementation of GTAS and the proposed 6-digit USSGL has been postponed until Dec, 2013.

Here’s a copy of the memo sent out:

Signed Memo to All CFOs and Deputy CFO GTAS 7 13 12


Should you go to OpenWorld 2012

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| Jul 11, 2012
Oracle OpenWorld is still over 11 weeks away (September 30 – October 4) but those considering going need to decide soon whether to participate this year. Registration costs will increase $300 at the end of this week. More importantly, hotel and flight options become more scarce and expensive as each day passes. OpenWorld has become [...]

Collaborate 2012 reflections

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| May 16, 2012
Collaborate is always worthwhile but it forces you to work hard to catch back up after a week out of the office.  The time since Collaborate has given me a chance to reflect on all that I learned there.  This posting will net out my reactions to a great conference. The JD Edwards community was [...]

Collaborate 2012 – one of the best ever!

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| Apr 27, 2012
Attendance at Collaborate this year was up roughly 50% from 2011 with over 1,100 people from JDE customer organizations and a total of over 6,000 attendees. The move back to Vegas certainly helped but the turnout is also a sign of an improving business atmosphere and a renewed interest in investing in IT. Monday at [...]