Extending Oracle Sales Cloud with Oracle Platform-as-a-Service

October 6th - 9th 2014 - Amsterdam, Netherlands
Oracle is pleased to inform you and your organization of the 4-day workshop on Extending Oracle Sales Cloud with Oracle Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS). This Invite-Only hands-on workshop will be delivered by Oracle Development at No-Fee to Partners.  The training consists of live Webex presentations, live demo, and hands-on laboratory exercises. Your consultants can particpate in this workshop in person or remotely, which will save travel costs and (more...)

Extending Oracle Sales Cloud with Oracle Platform-as-a-Service

October 6th - 9th 2014 - Amsterdam, Netherlands
Oracle is pleased to inform you and your organization of the 4-day workshop on Extending Oracle Sales Cloud with Oracle Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS). This Invite-Only hands-on workshop will be delivered by Oracle Development at No-Fee to Partners.  The training consists of live Webex presentations, live demo, and hands-on laboratory exercises. Your consultants can particpate in this workshop in person or remotely, which will save travel costs and (more...)

Endless Possibilities: Oracle OpenWorld 2014

This year, we’ve taken a new approach to our partner presence at Oracle OpenWorld. In a world of information + data overload, we’ve broken down barriers to get you to the source of the information and the main stage conversations, faster. Consider us 10 pounds lighter. With that, we bring you OPN Central @ OpenWorld.

Oracle OpenWorld 2014 will take place in San Francisco September 28 through October 2. To demonstrate Oracle’s commitment to our (more...)

Extending Oracle Sales Cloud with Oracle Platform-as-a-Service

October 6th - 9th 2014 - Amsterdam, Netherlands
Oracle is pleased to inform you and your organization of the 4-day workshop on Extending Oracle Sales Cloud with Oracle Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS). This Invite-Only hands-on workshop will be delivered by Oracle Development at No-Fee to Partners.  The training consists of live Webex presentations, live demo, and hands-on laboratory exercises. Your consultants can particpate in this workshop in person or remotely, which will save travel costs and (more...)

MySQL Enterprise Backup 3.11.0 has been released!!


MySQL Enterprise Backup team is glad to announce the new release of MySQL Enterprise Backup (MEB) 3.11.0.

Overview

MEB 3.11.0 focuses on enhancing backup/recovery performance and adding new features that would help database administrators.

This release addresses some of the challenges customers face today while taking backups of very large databases(in terrabytes). This release also provides more complete backup with all the necessary logs required to clone a server. We have also (more...)

It is LIVE!

| Sep 2, 2014

OpenWorld attendees, great news! The Schedule Builder is now live. That means, you can not only look up the sessions, the dates, time and location for these but you can also pre-enroll at these sessions and build these in your calendar using the Schedule Builder. Since some of the key sessions like executive and track keynotes do get over-capacity at times, we recommend a you take a look at the Focus On documents for your (more...)

Newly Released EBS Financials August 2014 Recommended Patch Collections (RPCs)

Oracle E-Business Suite Financials Development has released the following August 2014 Recommended Patch Collections (RPCs):

 Product Recommended Patch Collection (RPC) Download
 Details
 Cash Management (CE)
19149948:R12.CE.B
Doc ID 1367845.1
 Collections (IEX)
19048616:R12.IEX.B Doc ID 1912256.1
 E-Business Tax (ZX)
19155343:R12.ZX.B
Doc ID 1481235.1
 Financials for India (JAI)
19148708:R12.JAI.B Doc ID 1487816.1
 Fixed Assets (FA)
19066382:R12.FA.B Doc ID 1921538.1
General Ledger (GL) 19129042:R12.RG.B (FSG)
19129048:R12.GL.B
Doc ID 954704.1
 Financials Common Module (FUN)
19151774:R12.FUN.B Doc ID 954704.1
 Internet Expenses (OIE) 19163626:R12.OIE.B Doc ID 1534509.1
 iReceivables (OIR)
19052386:R12.OIR.B Doc ID 1905850.1
 Loans (LNS)
18425696:R12.LNS.B Doc ID 1912254.1
 Payables (AP)
19018767:R12.AP.B (Core)
19018793:R12.AP.B (ISP / Suppliers)
19018819:R12.AP.B (Workflow / PCard)
Doc ID 1397581.1
 Payments (IBY)
18999775:R12.IBY.B Doc ID 1481221.1
 Public Sector Accounting (PSA) 19266556:R12.PSA.B Doc ID 954704.1
 Receivables (AR)
19125641:R12.AR.B Doc ID 1912247.1
 Subledger Accounting (SLA) 19034020:R12.XLA.B Doc ID 1481222.1
 Treasury (XTR) 18325260:R12.XTR.B Doc ID 954704.1

 For details and the complete list of available RPCs for Oracle EBS Financials, please see Doc ID 954704.1, EBS: R12.1 Oracle Financials Recommended Patch Collection (RPC). 

Oracle Magazine-January/February 2001

The headline articles of Oracle Magazine for January/February 2001 were on how the current set of Oracle products supported the development and deployment of mobile and internet applications.
Ora mag 2001 jan feb

Other articles included:

  • Oracle and HP form an alliance to develop and delivery CRM solutions aimed at helping companies keep up with customers in a world where rapid change is common place.
  • In Tom Kyte's regular article he look at and gives examples of using function based (more...)

Why GM Changed Lanes in Social Customer Service Staffing

social media managementWhat are the ingredients of social customer service that actually services, and satisfies, customers? Like many brands, General Motors found itself faced with that question after taking a second look at how current practices would (or wouldn’t) hold up post-social revolution.


And it’s an increasingly important thing to get right. A BI Intelligence report says social customer management doubles the percentage of sales leads that result in actual sales, relative to traditional CRM approaches. McKinsey (more...)

Presse-News zum aktuellen Oracle Database 12c Release

Das Oracle Database 12c Release 12.1.0.2 ist nun auf dem Markt. Das umfangreiche Update beinhaltet die neue Oracle Database In-Memory Option, die Datenbankanwendungen erheblich beschleunigt und so zeitkritische Entscheidungs- und Geschäftsprozesse im Unternehmen erleichtert.

Zahlreiche Oracle PartnerNetwork Mitglieder weltweit haben das neue Release bereits implementiert und profitieren damit auch von der Oracle Multitenant Architektur, die die Datenbank Konsoldierung in der Cloud vereinfacht. Sie ermöglicht Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS)-Szenarien, bei denen mehrere Datenbanken (more...)

Where can I get the latest version of Java 6?

You can download the latest public versions here:

"Oracle offers updates to Java 6 only for customers who have purchased Java support or have Oracle products that require Java 6."
References:

Non public versions of all Oracle Java releases, including Oracle JDK (a.k.a Hotspot) and JRockit, here:
All Java SE Downloads on MOS (Doc ID 1439822.1)
Enjoy!




SLOB Patch 2014.09.01 – AWR Post-Processing Script (awr_info.sh) Fix.

The SLOB kit comes with a little script that extracts interesting information from the awr.txt file produced at the end of a SLOB test. This is just a quick blog entry to point folks to a patched version of awr_info.sh that works properly with all Oracle Database 11g releases as well as Oracle Database 12c.

Oracle changed AWR format in the 11.2.0.4 and 12c releases so the old awr_info.sh (more...)

Enterprise Cloud Infrastructure for Dummies

After the extended summer holidays of the eStep Blog, this eBook seems like a good start to catch up again after the long break. It serves quite well as a starting point to talk to customers about the Cloud and gives a good overview about different types of clouds with the example of Oracle products involved. However, the main focus of the eBook is IaaS, Infrastructure as a Service, which is also part of (more...)

Oracle 12.1.0.2 and Data Warehouses

If you follow Blogs and Tweets from the Oracle community you won’t have missed hearing about the recent release of the first patch-set for Oracle 12c. With this release there are some significant pieces of new functionality that will be of interest to Data Warehouse DBAs and architects. The headline feature that most Oracle followers will know of is the new in-memory option. In my opinion this is a game-changer for how we design reporting (more...)

Oracle VM 3.3.1 script: guest hot-backup on different repository.

| Sep 1, 2014

Here you can find a further real experience based on real customer case and requirements.

The requirement, in this case, was to have an hot guest backup placed on a NFS-repository; this NFS repository ( mounted by all Oracle VM servers also on different pools ) is also mounted by a backup-server.

The target, in this case, is to have hot backups of guests on the NFS repository where Backup server ( that could be (more...)

Simplified UI Rapid Development Kit Sends Oracle Partners Soaring in the Oracle Applications Cloud

A glimpse into the action at the Oracle HCM Cloud Building Simplified UI Workshop with Hitachi Consulting by Georgia Price (@writeprecise)

Building stylish, modern, and simplified UIs just got a whole lot easier. That’s thanks to a new kit developed by the Oracle Applications User Experience (OAUX) team that’s now available for all from the Usable Apps website.

The Oracle Applications Cloud Simplified User Interface Rapid Development Kit is a collection of code samples (more...)

SQL> Select * From Alert_XML_Errors;

Once you are able to show the xml version of the alert log as data in database table Alert_XML, it would be nice to checkout the errors with accompanying timestamps from within view Alert_XML_Errors. Like this, with the help of 2 types and a pipelined function.

su - oracle
. oraenv [ orcl ]
[oracle@localhost ~]$ sqlplus harry/*****
....
SQL> desc alert_xml
Name                                      Null?    Type
----------------------------------------- -------- ----------------------------
TEXT                                               VARCHAR2(400 CHAR)

SQL> CREATE OR REPLACE  (more...)

Oracle Support and Services at Oracle OpenWorld 2014

| Aug 29, 2014

Tips and Best Practices from the Front Lines

Oracle Support and Services works side by side with millions of Oracle users around the world—we see what works and what doesn't, wins and losses. Through this experience we've captured tips and best practices to save you time, help you innovate, and get the most from your Oracle investment.

While you're at Oracle OpenWorld, we invite you to take advantage of this exclusive annual opportunity to interact (more...)

Webinar Followup (Aug. 27): In Search of Plan Stability – Part 1

Thanks to everyone who attended my August 27th webinar entitled In Search of Plan Stability - Part 1. You can download the presentation materials from these links:

Presentation PDF
Scripts
Q&A

I'll update this post to provide a link to the recording shortly.

Come back in November for Part 2. Hope to see you then!

Thanks!

Oracle Database at Oracle OpenWorld 2014

| Aug 29, 2014
Oracle OpenWorld is right around the corner and we are so excited to meet with our customers and partners in San Francisco!  We are putting the final touches on the .ppts, getting demos polished and really looking forward to hearing your stories!  

We know it's a HUGE conference so we provide the following guide to ensure you are finding the database sessions and experts that (more...)