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.

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Oracle Priority Service Infogram for 21-AUG-2014


OpenWorld

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

This week:


RDBMS




Performance

A list of excellent past postings on Execution Plans from Oracle Scratchpad.

Fusion

New Whitepaper: Building a Custom Fusion Application, from Fusion Applications Developer Relations

SOA


APEX



Big Data Appliance

Rittman Mead and Oracle Big Data Appliance, from….Rittman Mead, of course.

WLS

Setting V$SESSION for a WLS Datasource, from The WebLogic Server Blog.

Monday, August 18, 2014

Contribution by Angela Golla, Infogram Deputy Editor

Oracle Advanced Customer Support Services

Seamless data availability, optimal application performance, and reduced IT risk are critical to business success. Oracle Advanced Customer Support Services delivers tailored, mission critical support services to help you maintain and maximize the performance of all mission critical Oracle systems.

Our partnership with Oracle Support and Oracle's engineering teams combined with a collaborative, long-term relationship with your IT team provide a highly integrated approach to helping you meet your complex IT requirements.

Choose from a portfolio of mission critical support services that you can tailor to your IT and business needs. Our engineers provide proactive and preventive support using advanced diagnostic tools to help you increase system availability, reduce risk, and accelerate ROI across the Oracle stack: applications, middleware, database, servers, and storage systems.

Learn more at the Oracle Advanced Customer Support Services portal.

 

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Oracle Priority Service Infogram for 14-AUG-2014


OpenWorld

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

This week:


Oracle Support

We’ve reported before on the My Oracle Support Accreditation Series. The My Oracle Support blog lets us know about New Products Added to the series.

RDBMS


Performance

From the A Wider View blog: DAY, AUGUST 11, 2014 Watch Oracle DB Session Activity With The Real-Time Session Sampler.

From the ORACLE DIAGNOSTICIAN: ASH Basics.

ODI

OWB to ODI 12c Migration in action, from the Data Integration blog.

Solaris

From The Observatory blog: VXLAN in Solaris 11.2.

SPARC


Security


MAF

From Shay Shmeltzer's Weblog: Required Field Validation in Oracle MAF.

SOA

SOA Transformation through SOA Upgrade, from the SOA & BPM Partner Community Blog.

ADF and BPM



From Andrejus Baranovskis Blog: ADF Thematic Map in ADF 12c (12.1.3).

IOUG

Always good to take an occasional look at upcoming events from IOUG.

…and Finally

Some of the trends of today, based on buzz words:


And some of the attempted buzzes of the past that went buzzzzzz….THUD!



Thursday, August 7, 2014

Oracle Priority Service Infogram for 07-AUG-2014


OpenWorld

It’s closing on us fast! From Proactive Support - Portals: Learn, Connect and Explore at Oracle OpenWorld 2014

Security


A new white paper: Mobile Security in a BYOD World.



RDBMS

From Oracle DB/EM Support: Master Note for ORA-1555 Errors.

SQL


Solaris


HA-LDOM live migration in Oracle Solaris Cluster 4.2, from the Oracle Solaris Cluster Oasis.

Java



EPM

Infogram contributor Yin-Jen Su pointed out this great YouTube channel: Oracle EPM Products YouTube channel.

Here’s the announcement from Jan Greenburg:

I’m pleased to announce 3 new videos on our YouTube Channel (https://www.youtube.com/user/OracleEPMWebcasts/videos)!

For Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service (PBCS):
Using Predictive Planning  -- demonstrates generating statistical predictions based on historical data.
Managing Database Properties- - demonstrates accessing database properties.
For on-premise EPM:

Four-part series on deploying EPM System Products:
Part 1 Overview -- demonstrates the standard deployment methodology. It contains links to parts 2, 3 and 4.
Part 2 Preparing for Deployment -- demonstrates preparing for standard deployment.
Part 3 Installing and Configuring an Initial Instance -- demonstrates installing and configuring an initial instance.
Part 4 Scaling Out and Installing EPM System Clients -- demonstrates scaling EPM System components and installing EPM System client software.

Fyi … in addition to accessing videos from our YouTube channel, you can also access our videos from these Oracle Learning Libraries (OLL):

EPM Consolidation and Planning Videos Oracle Learning Library (on premise videos): https://apex.oracle.com/pls/apex/f?p=44785:141:25017935607895::NO:141:P141_PAGE_ID%2CP141_SECTION_ID:133%2C959

OLL provides social networking capabilities that allow you to bookmark, share items through social media, review items, recommend items and create collections that can be private or public.

Oracle Community

Lots of goings on at Oracle Community.

EBS

From the Oracle E-Business Suite Support Blog:











From Oracle E-Business Suite Technology



Business


…and Finally



Monday, August 4, 2014

Contributions by Angela Golla, Infogram Deputy Editor

My Oracle Support Video Training Series
From the basics to more advanced topics, learn what you need to know about My Oracle Support.  See Note:603505.1 for a complete list. 

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Oracle Priority Service Infogram for 31-JUL-2013


Oracle and NFS

From Martin’s Blog: Setting up Direct NFS on Oracle 12c.

Testing

From flashdba: New section: Oracle SLOB Testing. And no, it’s not about finding people with soup stains on their shirt and giving them multiple choice exams with essay.

GoldenGate

GoldenGate Director Security, from Oracle DBA - Tips and Techniques.

VM


Fusion


SOA


Visualization

From the Oracle Data Visualizations Blog: A Guide to Diagram – Part 8 – Diagram Container Groups.

Java

org.openide.util.ContextGlobalProvider, from Geertjan’s Blog.

A closer look at Oracle IDM Auditing, from Java Code Geeks.

Big Data


Good Housekeeping

OraManageability brings us this article: Keeping a Tidy Software Library – Saved Patches

SPARC


EBS

From the Oracle E-Business Suite Support Blog:





From Oracle E-Business Suite Technology



Shameless Boasting


Is your company’s HQ so cool people come film movies there? Ours is! ‘Terminator: Genesis’ Filming at Oracle Headquarters, from CBS.


Official, Youbetcha Legalese

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