Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Oracle Infogram This Week: EBS, Data Mining, DBA, Cloud Computing, OBIEE


The holidays are upon us, so fewer postings than usual. Even the usually prolific Oracle E-Busines Suite Technology blog has only one item for the week so far:

Is RAC One Node Certified for E-Business Suite?

Data Mining

When you are up to your elbows in really gronky legacy data that seems to have been formatted using a shredder the emphasis seems more on the 'mining' part of data mining, but as this posting points out, data mining is a science and its practitioners scientists. So put on that lab coat and try to look the part: Data Scientist over at the
Systems Engineering and RDBMS blog.


There's a ring of truth about this article at on some of the key skills for a DBA. These are some of the realms that tend to be complex and carry a lot of responsibility (and dare I say it, culpability): Top 5 Technologies for the Oracle DBA.

Cloud Computing

People are still trying to make up their mind about what constitutes a proper cloud, how much they are going to trust the concept with their data, etc. There's plenty of activity, that is without doubt.

Eye on Oracle has some glad tidings on availability of Oracle products on Amazon's cloud: Amazon offers more Oracle apps in the cloud.

The shift away from single hard-disk hosting of data is also something Oracle is working on judging by this item over at
AppsLab: Oracle Announces Oracle Cloud Office and Oracle Open Office 3.3.


Rob Reynolds' BI & EPM Blog is starting a useful series on Security in OBIEE 11g: Security in OBIEE 11g, Part 1


If you look up from the holiday feasts and find you are missing the server room, here is something to play with at
Xenta Consultancy: Extend Pre-Built Virtual Machine For SOA Suite With Oracle Service Bus.

That's it for this week. Merry Christmas everyone!

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