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MOS Quick Reference Guide

Sometimes I like to drive around aimlessly, exploring, looking for wildlife, mountain peaks, rivers. I take the Jeep top down, feel the summer wind and get some...

DHCP and OS Provisioning

I got a question about an OS provisioning error: "When I create an Oracle Solaris 10 OSP profile, I get a "DHCP is not configured" error on the Select Networks...

Commerce in China Part 1 – ‘Gotta Have Trust’

I have China on the brain.  No, not because of last night’s dinner. As I put the final touches on the presentations for Oracle Open World in Shanghai (July...

What's New in JMS 2 - Part 2

JMS 2 is one of the most significant parts of Java EE 7. Clearly, the principal goal of JMS 2 is to streamline and modernize the API by adopting programming...

Adobe supports LiveCycle ES Central Output Server 5.7.1 on Oracle Solaris 11 (SPARC)

Adobe supports LiveCycle ES Central Output Server 5.7.1. on Solaris 11 (SPARC). The Adobe Output Server FAQ discusses the details of the...

Cats, Bacon and the Bottom Line

Recently I came across an Infographic illustrating the popularity of cats and bacon within web searches. The results are somewhat startling and as a marketing...

Effect On EBS Contracts Application of Microsoft Ending Support for Windows XP and Office 2003

Microsoft is ending support for Windows XP and Office 2003 on April 8, 2014.  The official announcement is published here:Support ends in 2014 for Windows XP...

Spotlight on an office – Munich (Germany)

I’ve recently started working at the Oracle Munich office and I’d like to introduce myself for our series “spotlight on an office”.I’m Lisa and I’m part of the...

Attention DBAs! Just Released - Procurement Approvals Rollup Patch

Development have just released a new 12.1.3 Rollup (RUP) Patch 16932593:R12.PRC_PF.B that is specific for Procurement Approvals.  This patch includes critical...