Monday, September 15, 2014

Contributions by Angela Golla, Infogram Deputy-Editor


Mark Hurd’s Latest Blog: Why IT Complexity Kills Business Innovation
 In this new blog, Mark writes, “Information Technology today touches every facet of business in ways that traditional enterprise technology never did. As a result, chief executives are demanding a lot more from IT than they’ve been getting. CEOs need IT to help lead the way to transformational change, to help keep up with customer demands for faster, more responsive engagement, to help gain market share, and to help prevent disruption by more nimble competitors.”
Read the blog to find out why Mark says this is where cloud, big data, and engineered systems come into play.

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Oracle Priority Support Infogram for 11-SEP-2014


OpenWorld

From Appsconsultants.com some good general pointers for attendees: This year’s OpenWorld expect 70000 attendees, 10 tips to maximize your conference experience.

From Chris Warticki's Blog - Oracle Support: All Access Pass to Oracle Support.

Pythian is one of our favorite companies here at the Infogram. Here’s their rundown on their Oracle OpenWorld presence.

WebCenter customers, don’t miss this announcement from the Oracle WebCenter blog: Oracle WebCenter & Oracle BPM Customer Appreciation Reception.

RDBMS



From Oracle’s Building Bridges. Connecting realities blog this article: DBA in 5 minutes ! I don’t think you’ll actually want to go for the DBA interview five minutes after reading, but if you’re a sys admin or power user sometimes saddled with DBAish things when the DBA is unavailable this is a good one to print out and stash behind a piece of glass with a little hammer and a sign saying Break Glass to Start Database.
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Storage


Security


SQL Developer

From that JEFF SMITH, a 30-part series. Here’s a taste: 30 SQL Developer Tips in 30 Days, Day 3: Syntax Highlighting.

GoldenGate


OVM

Virtualizationinfo let’s us know: Release: Oracle VM VirtualBox 4.3.16

Fusion

From Fusion Applications Developer Relations: Integrating With Fusion Application Using Services (SoapUi - SSL).

SOA


Java


Coding


UNIX on the Mac

Most Mac users don’t open up the tremendous potential of using their OS—Unix. Here’s a good article from Furbo.org: The Terminal.


EBS

From the Oracle E-Business Suite Support Blog:







Relational Theory Light

The lighter side of relational theory, from John Myles White: The Lesser Known Normal Forms of Database Design

…and Finally

Time to run this set of life hacks again:

35 Genius Life Hacks Everyone Should Know, Especially #18, from the San Francisco Globe.

Monday, September 8, 2014

Contribution by Angela Golla, Infogram Deputy Editor

My Oracle Support Patch Conflict Checker Tool
A new My Oracle Support Conflict Checker tool is available from the My Oracle Support Patches & Updates Patch Search results page.

This tool enables you to upload an OPatch inventory and check the patches that you want to apply to your environment for conflicts. If no conflicts are found, you can download the patches. If conflicts are found, the tool finds an existing resolution to download. If no resolution is found, you can request a solution and monitor your request in the Plans region.  The details and a training video can be found in Note:1091294.1.

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Oracle Priority Service Infogram for 04-SEP-2014


OpenWorld

Each week leading up to OpenWorld we will be publishing various announcements, schedules, tips, etc. related to the event.


From Brendan Tierney - Oralytics Blog: me at Oracle Open World 2014.

RDBMS


SQLNet

The network part of the DBA’s job often gets short shrift. That’s not a good thing, since it can be what bites you in the most serious and sudden way. Here’s an interesting article on it from AMIS: Sqlnet tracing during nightly hours…

Performance


Crossplatform transportable tablespaces - part 2, from the Oracle Performance and Backup Blog

Exadata


Java

Java Security, from The Java Source.

GoldenGate


Coding


SOA


MySQL

Optimistic Backup, from MySQL Enterprise Backup.

OU

From Oracle University: Top 20 Training On Demand Courses.

EBS

From the Oracle E-Business Suite Support Blog:









Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Contributions by Angela Golla, Infogram Deputy Editor

Oracle Support and Services at OpenWorld
Oracle Support and Services will have many sessions and activities during Oracle OpenWorld, September 28th - October 2nd.  Topics include Tips and Best Practices from the Front Lines, Best Practices for Proactively Supporting E-Business Suite, Near Zero Downtime Database migration and more.  Click HERE for the complete list.  

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Oracle Priority Service Infogram for 28-AUG-2014


OpenWorld

Each week leading up to OpenWorld we will be publishing various announcements, schedules, tips, etc. related to the event.


And a few presentations both at OpenWorld and other conclaves: Upcoming Big Data and Hadoop for Oracle BI, DW and DI Developers Presentations


RDBMS

From The ORACLE-BASE Blog: A few more 12c articles. From the same source: In-Memory Column Store and More

Performance


Book Review from Sonra: Book Review: Predictive Analytics Using Oracle Data Miner.


SQL Developer

From that JEFF SMITH: Oracle SQL Developer: Code on Demand.

Coding


Data Security

From the Capgemini Oracle Blog: Securing data with Oracle Data Redaction

Hyperion


Ops Center

From the Oracle Ops Center blog: OracleSolaris 11.2 Support

EBS

From the Oracle E-Business Suite Support Blog:







From Oracle E-Business Suite Technology



Oracle E-Business Suite Migration and upgrade from 11i to R12, from Riches Corner |Tech and Money Talk.

Business




Monday, August 25, 2014

Contribution by Angela Golla, Infogram Deputy Editor

Oracle E-Business Suite Upgrades and Platform Migration


Customers increasingly face the prospect of upgrading older versions of the Oracle E-Business Suite product while considering hardware/operating systems upgrades and possible migrations across platforms - advances in technology as well as the formalization of lifecycle and support timelines for their hardware and software investments are prompting an increased interest for guidance and how to approach these multiple upgrade scenarios.

Note:1377213.1 outlines some guidelines to the mechanisms available in upgrading the Oracle E-Business Suite while considering platform migration. This document is meant as an overview to supplement existing detailed documentation that outlines specific processes to perform the migration.

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