- Oracle Big Data Workshop
- March 11-12, 2014: Colombes, Paris, France
- March 25-26, 2014: Madrid, Spain
- April 8-9, 2014: Krakow, Poland
- April 9-10, 2014: Baden, Zurich, Switzerland
- April 23-24, 2014: Nürnberg, Germany
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The March issue of the Database Insider newsletter is now available. (Full newsletter here)
April 7 to 11, Oracle technology users from around the world will
gather in Las Vegas, Nevada, for COLLABORATE 14. Conference organizers
offer tips for how attendees can plan their agenda to get the most out
of their experience.
There may be times when you need to create a new table in MySQL and feed it with data, normally this data may come from another database, the Internet or from combined data sources. MS Excel is commonly used as the bridge between those data sources and a target MySQL database because of the simplicity it offers to organize the information to then just dump it into a new MySQL table. Although the last bit (more...)
The UKOUG Technology conference in Manchester hosted several very interesting sessions regarding ADF best and worst practices. Some slides are publicly available (see links at the bottom of this blog) but since there where multiple session and speakers I decided to write this blog post and share with you the most prominent do’s and don’t that might even surprise a skillful ADF developer. The topics covered below are certainly not all-encompassing, because one could write (more...)
The wall-to-wall socializing, networking and learning continues at SXSW Interactive. And at the Oracle Discovery Lounge, attendees were treated to a presentation by Responsys Sr. Manager of Customer Success Jonathan Petrino on how marketing channels shouldn’t be isolated, but be orchestrated so each empowers the other. The main points for you to consider:
Marketing orchestration is email + mobile + social + display + preferences.
The big dilemma for today’s marketer ismarketing is dealing (more...)
Just a quick reminder that the second Oracle Midlands event will be taking place on 25th March 2014.
At this event you will get a chance to see Graham Wood (my Dad) speaking about “Advanced ASH Architecture and Usage” and Nikolay Manchev speaking about “Using Clusterware 11g to protect single-instance databases”.
It was quite the full and successful day at the Oracle Discovery Lounge at SXSW Interactive, as the social leaders of major brands shared their experiences and lessons learned around social ROI, social marketing, social customer service, and social management.
For those who couldn’t make it to Austin or the Waller Creek Boathouse, here are some of the top takeaways.
The Right POEM Equation in Today’s Shifting Social Landscape
In the first issue of the new monthly ADF Mastery newsletter by Sten Vesterli, he describes five ADF skill levels: Novice, Apprentice, Journeyman, Master and Artisan. Below you can see the descriptions and which ADF features you should know at each level.
You can indicate how you rate yourself and see how others have rated their skills in the poll at www.adfmastery.com Currently, the distribution looks like this:
Sign up for the (more...)
Somebody thought it was nice to show how to drop object type dependents in Oracle Database 11g, but they thought I should show how you discover dependent object types first. More or less, they were concerned how they discover type dependents when they raise the following error:
DROP TYPE item_object * ERROR at line 1: ORA-02303: cannot DROP OR REPLACE a TYPE WITH TYPE OR TABLE dependents
They had a (more...)
On Friday 7th of March, Bob Rubart interviewed both Jeremy Ashley and Lucas Jellema about trends in User Experience, the consequences of these trends – both in terms of opportunities as well as challenges – and the reasons why the UX Expo event on March 18th at AMIS HQ (Nieuwegein, The Netherlands) is going to be such a thrilling event.
Do you want to learn the "big picture" of ADF development? Interested in design, architecture, development & deployment best practices and more? Then subscribe to the ADF Architecture TV channel http://bit.ly/adftvsub, where over 100 episodes delivered weekly by key Oracle ADF staff will discuss what you need to know to build a successful ADF application.
Oracle is pleased to announce that the Oracle Solaris Cryptographic Framework has achieved a FIPS 140-2 validation with overall compliance at Level 1 of the standard. Conformance with the FIPS 140-2 standard provides assurance to government and industry purchasers that products are correctly implementing cryptographic functions as the FIPS 140-2 standard specifies.
FIPS 140-2 is a public sector procurement requirement in both the United States and Canada for any products claiming or providing encryption.
If you have no important weekend plans, perhaps this might be of interest to you:
Today Release 8 has been released for download on eDelivery and My Oracle Support. The documentation can be found here. Next week we will run a series of blog posts covering interesting aspects of the new version of Fusion Applications.
Need a reason besides free dinner and admission to get out next Wednesday, March 12?
A session introducing how to use Oracle Databases with Visual Studio 2013 for .NET development will be presented by Christian Shay, a Oracle Product Manager in the .NET technologies group. He will also share What's New (more...)
We’ve all got problems. More to the point, every IT department or team has problems of some kind. It’s why we hire consultants, buy products, start long and arduous journeys into the great unknown depths of root cause analysis, and so on.
What fascinates me is the level at which we come to identify with our problems. When I’ve gone into an environment to deliver recommendations, the conversation usually (more...)