Monday, April 28, 2014

Contributions by Angela Golla, Infogram Deputy Editor

Mark Hurd Discusses Impact of Big Data on Our World

On a recent visit to Baylor University in Texas, Oracle President Mark Hurd talked to students about the impact of big data on our world.
Watch the video.

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Oracle Priority Service Infogram for 24-APR-2014


From Julian Dontcheff's Database Blog: Online reorganization enhancements in Oracle 12c.

Oracle Database 12c New Partition Maintenance Features, from Insights from an Oracle University Classroom.


Cloud Computing

From the SOA & BPM Partner Community Blog: Cloud Integration – A Comprehensive Solution,White Paper.


From the WebLogic Partner Community EMEA blog: Mobile Design Patterns with Oracle ADF Mobile.




From Jeff Victor's Blog: Oracle Solaris 11.2 Launch.


From Metavero: First Look –


From the Oracle E-Business Suite Support Blog

...and Finally

From Michael Shermer, the Skeptic in Chief: Why people believe weird things, a TED talk.

We've spoken many times here at the Infogram of the potential mixed blessings of artificial intelligence. There is a new film out that relates, and has a clip.

Monday, April 21, 2014

Contributions by Angela Golla, Infogram Deputy Editor

E-Business Suite 12.1.3 Patching 
Oracle 12.1.3+ E-Business Suite Recommended Patch Collection 1 is now available.  It was posted on MOS March 28. For more information, please refer to "Oracle 12.1.3+ E-Business Suite Recommended Patch Collection 1 [RPC1] (Doc ID 1638535.1)", published on My Oracle Support. 12.1.3+ EBS RPC1 can be applied at level of E-Business Suite 12.1.3. An additional source of information for customers interested in the New Recommended Patch Collection for EBS 12.1.3 is Steven Chan's Blog.

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Oracle Priority Service Infogram for 17-APR-2014

RDBMS and Performance

Frequently Misused Metrics in Oracle, from The Oracle Alchemist.

Some notes from Tyler Muth on Oracle Database 10.2 De-Supported.

Also from Tyler Muth, a quick posting on Create Bigfile Tablespace – Oracle Managed Files (OMF).




Oracle Internet Expenses

Oracle Fusion Expenses - Mobile app for R12, from the Oracle Internet Expenses blog.


APEX 5 first peek - Themes & Templates, from grassroots oracle.

EPM Mobile

A new video introducing EPM Mobile is available on YouTube. You can find this video, and other EPM videos, here:


CVE-2013-5211 Input Validation vulnerability in NTP, from the Third Party Vulnerability Resolution Blog.

...and Finally

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Contributions by Angela Golla, Infogram Deputy Editor

Mark Hurd’s Latest Blog Explains Why Customer-Obsessed Marketing Is Your Next Competitive Edge

Oracle President Mark Hurd has posted his latest LinkedIn Influencer blog, “Customer-Obsessed Marketing Is Your Next Competitive Edge.” 

Mark Hurd
Mark Hurd,
President, Oracle
In this new blog, Mark writes, “Marketing executives are leading the charge to convince their organizations of the inherent danger in today’s highly digitized buyer-seller relationship. And they’re doing that by proving that “your customers are only one click away from your competitors” is more than just a clever phrase—it’s the difference between being a market leader and going out of business.
"The good news is that as marketing executives strive to develop new customer-engagement models, to optimize multiple channels formerly in conflict and generate new revenue streams, they now have access to world-class marketing-automation tools, which have the potential to keep more prospects from making that one-click jump to a competitor…

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Oracle Priority Service Infogram for 10-APR-2014


The Heartbleed vulnerability is causing a major stir. Here are a couple of articles to help clarify what you should do and when:



12c New Feature: Limit the PGA, from Peter's DBA Blog.

From The ORACLE-BASE Blog: Online Move Datafile in Oracle 12c

Oracle Internals

High Availability



OIM 11g R2 Self Registration with CAPTCHA, from Oracle A-TEAM Chronicles.


From Proactive Support - WebCenter Content: Free Learning Sessions on Oracle Fusion Middleware.


SOA Governance Through Enterprise Architecture, from the SOA & BPM Partner Community Blog.


Presentations are serious business, which is why you have to look serious, but relaxed: 10 Body Language Tips Every Speaker Must Know (Infographic), from Entrepeneur.


Over at the Oracle E-Business Suite Support Blog:

How Can One Disable Continuous Price Breaks in R12?

Monday, April 7, 2014

Contributions by Angela Golla, Infogram Deputy Editor

Oracle Learning Library Oracle Learning Library was designed to allow you to search for free online training content (OBEs, Demos and Tutorials) on OTN.
  • Oracle by Example (OBE) tutorials provide hands-on, step-by-step instructions on how to implement various technology solutions to business problems. In addition to the following OBE tutorials, you can also access more product training at the Oracle University Knowledge Center.
  • Demos provide an automated demonstration of a particular task with explanations on how the task is performed.
  • Tutorials provide concept explanations, demos and step-by-step instructions for a particular product or topic.

To access the learning library click here.

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Oracle Priority Service Newsletter for 03-APR-2014


From the Insights from an Oracle University Classroom blog: Using the Container Database in Oracle Database 12c.

Never miss a chance to read Tom writing about Oracle if you can: Tom Kyte writes about Oracle Database 12c Multitenant Option in Oracle Magazine.

Jonathan Lewis over at Oracle Scratchpad is posing a challenge. Are you up for it? Diagnostics.

SQL Developer


From the ASM Support Guy: ASM in Exadata.




Also from the Oracle index guru Richard Foote: Indexing Foreign Keys (Helden)



and from Oracle ADF Stuff: Avoid double download of PDF in popup + inlineframe.


From ...and they shall know me by my speling errors.: 8 Cool Things About Java Streams.



Over at the Oracle E-Business Suite Support Blog:

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Contributions by Angela Golla, Infogram Deputy Editor

Big Data Architecture
Everybody's talking about Big Data, but what are you doing about it? The latest OTN ArchBeat podcast just might help to get you started down the right path to Big Data. The panel for this discussion of Big Data Architecture includes Oracle ACE Director and Hadoop expert Gwen Shapira  and Oracle Big Data Handbook authors Tom Plunkett, Bruce Nelson, and Brian MacDonald.

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