Thursday, June 26, 2014

Oracle Priority Service Infogram for 26-JUN-2014


One of our TAMs recommends this very handy document : Oracle Database (RDBMS) Releases Support Status Summary



Oracle TimesTen


From the JDeveloper PMs Blog: Oracle JDeveloper and Oracle ADF 12.1.3 Are Here.

Oracle Fusion Middleware Summer Camps IV is coming up in August, register here.


The Oracle SOA Suite - Team Blog lets us know: Oracle Unveils Oracle SOA Suite 12c.


The Java Source announced: OTN Virtual Technology Summit - July 9.

Oracle BI

Virtual Compute Appliance


From Itegrigy, a very useful article for auditors on Trusting Privileged Users, DBMS_SQLHASH, and Three Misconceptions about Encryption.




From the Oracle E-Business Suite Support Blog:

...and Finally


Computing on the Mac

Can you tell the editor has a Mac for personal use? Well, he does. And here's an article on mucking about on the Mac terminal from lifehacker: Eight Terminal Utilities Every OS X Command Line User Should Know.

Spotify Tips

Another product I love is Spotify, the music streaming service, and it’s running on the Mac as I type this, shaking up the basement around my office. Here are some nice tips I found on it: The Best Spotify Tips and Tricks You’re Probably Not Using, from Lifehacker.

Monday, June 23, 2014

Contributions by Angela Golla, Infogram Deputy Editor

Oracle Database In-Memory Option

On June 10, Larry Ellison unveiled the new Oracle Database In-Memory option. Oracle Database In-Memory delivers outstanding analytical performance without the need to restrict functionality or accept compromises, complexity and risk. Deploying Oracle Database In-Memory with any existing Oracle Database compatible application is as easy as flipping a switch—no application changes are required. It is fully integrated with Oracle Database’s renowned scale-up, scale-out, storage tiering, availability and security technologies making it the most industrial-strength offering in the industry.

At a special event at Oracle’s headquarters, CEO Larry Ellison described how the ability to combine real-time data analysis with sub-second transactions on existing applications enables organizations to become Real-Time Enterprises that quickly make data-driven decisions, respond instantly to customer’s demands, and continuously optimize key processes.

Oracle Database In-Memory is scheduled for general availability in July and can be used with all hardware platforms on which Oracle Database 12c is supported.  Learn more at the Oracle Database In-Memory home page.

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Oracle Priority Service Infogram for 19-JUN-2014


(YABAOAE) Yet Another Blog About Oracle Application Express lets us know that: Oracle Application Express 5.0 Early Adopter 2 now available!

SQL Developer




From Practical experience on Oracle Fusion Middleware: How to Create tree type CVL in Content server(UCM).

BI Analytics


Big Data

From InformationWeek: 10 Powerful Facts About Big Data.

Big Data Appliance


Reducing the human cost of your security metrics, from TRANSLATING SECURITY VALUE.

Have you looked at Risks Digest lately? Always worth a read. Interesting and sometimes very useful analysis of a wide variety of security issues as well as anything in life that involves risk…which is pretty much everything in life.



From the Oracle E-Business Suite Support Blog:

...and Finally

For those of you following our America's Cup team, this from the Taiwan News: Cup rules allow Oracle to sail with challengers.

Continuing dreams of going into space. Okay, granted, whereever you go, there you are, but still, visiting other stars is our long-term goal: Transcendence Going Interstellar: How the Singularity Might Revolutionize Interstellar Travel, from Centauri Dreams.

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Contributions by Angela Golla, Infogram Deputy Editor

Conference Call Humor
I think this is something we all can relate to.  It is hilarious!  Check out the video HERE.

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Oracle Priority Service Infogram for 12-JUN-2012

12c In-Memory Option

The news is all over the place, so I'll just include a couple of items on our big announcement. One is the announcement itself: Larry Ellison Unveils Breakthrough Technology, Which Turns the Promise of Real-Time into a Reality.

and the other other is this article from universally acknowledged Oracle guru Tanel Poder: Our take on the Oracle Database 12c In-Memory Option.


From Maximum Availability Architecture: Oracle GoldenGate Active-Active Part 1.

Data Guard

The Oracle Instructor on Data Guard: Data Guard 12c New Features: Far Sync & Real-Time Cascade.




From Practical experience on Oracle Fusion Middleware: How to Create tree type CVL in Content server(UCM).


MySQL for Excel 1.3.0 Beta has been released, this from the MySQL on Windows blog.

IT and the Law

Public Sector

Where to find Information on Software/Technologies Supported by PSRM, from the Oracle Public Sector Revenue Management Blog.


The latest from the Oracle E-Business Suite Support Blog:

…and Finally

Monday, June 9, 2014

Contributions by Angela Golla, Infogram Deputy Editor

Oracle Database Release Schedule
Need to know the current Oracle database release schedule?  Bookmark Note:742060.1.  It is frequently updated with the latest information. 

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Oracle Priority Service Infogram for 05-JUN-2014


From Oracle Scratchpad, a handy index posting on Jonathan Lewis' series on Execution Plans.

DBA Kevlar lets us know that: is HERE!! :).

From, some thoughts on Oracle 12c - New SYS-level Administration Privileges.

Kyle Hailey continues his series on Oracle’s SQL Tuning pack, part III.


An item from DBA Kevlar that is making a lot of positive waves in the blogosphere and twitterland is this: ADDM Compare in EM12c.




Oracle BI Got MAD and You Should Be Happy – RM BI Forum 2014, from the Art of Business Intelligence Blog.


From the My Consulting Experience blog: Enabling Attachments in Oracle Forms.


Consume Twitter REST API v1.1 with ADF Mobile, from ADF Mobile Tips & Tricks.

Ops Center

There's a link to an Asset Discovery Video at the Ops Center blog.


A posting to a list...of lists: The Top Ten Security Top Ten Lists, from Security Inside Out.

Cloud Computing


From the Oracle E-Business Suite Support Blog:

Oracle Service Contracts – Calculate Estimated Tax with Higher Accuracy

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Contributions by Angela Golla, Infogram Deputy Editor

Upgrade Your Database Certification To 12c With A Single Exam
Upgrade to the new Oracle Database 12c Administrator Certified Professional certification by taking a single exam, "Upgrade to Oracle Database 12c" (1Z0-060) regardless of the version of Oracle Database on which you are certified. This applies to candidates certified on Oracle7, Oracle8, Oracle8i, Oracle9i, Oracle Database 10g, or Oracle Database 11g.

With Oracle Database 12c, you experience the benefits of an Oracle Database that is re-engineered for Cloud computing. Multitenant architecture brings enterprises unprecedented hardware and software efficiencies, performance and manageability benefits, and fast and efficient Cloud provisioning. Oracle Database 12c certifications emphasize the full set of skills that DBAs need in today's competitive marketplace. If you've been waiting for the right time to upgrade, now is the time.

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