Tuesday Feb 17, 2015

OPN Database Specialization - Free Vouchers to upgrade to Oracle Database 12c

Oracle Database 11g is scheduled to become non-qualifying beginning May 1.

To upgrade to the new version OPN supports partners with a limited number of vouchers to help successfully pass the Oracle Database 12c Certified Implementation Specialist OPN exam (IZ0-497).

Interested partners may submit an Oracle Database Certification Upgrade voucher request form.

Monday Apr 21, 2014

Oracle University Experts Summit, London 19-21 May, 2014


Industry acclaimed Oracle Database Administrator (DBA) experts are coming to the historical and exciting city of London to share their insight, best practices, as well as tips and techniques with our customers, our partners and with you. This DBA Expert Summit is useful for enhancing the technical knowledge in key selected topics and filling in any missing pieces of the Oracle puzzle. Such knowledge is far beyond the standard content of classroom training: For an Oracle DBA it is the right place to be for a practical deep dive, to discuss challenges and to interact with like-minded people.

View the details here.

Enrol by clicking here: One registration pass will give you access to all seminars.


Day 1 will be held at The Brewery:
52 Chiswell St,
London EC1Y 4SD
+44 20 7638 8811

Day 2 and Day 3 will be held at the Oracle Office:
One South Place
London EC2M 2RB

+44 20 7816 7500

Monday Jul 08, 2013

Oracle Database 12c: Launch Webcast - Thursday, July 11, 2013

Join Oracle executives including President Mark Hurd, Senior Vice President Andy Mendelsohn, and Architect Tom Kyte for an introduction to the world’s first database designed for the cloud—Oracle Database 12c.

Attend the Webcast to learn about Oracle Database 12c’s new multitenant architecture featuring pluggable databases. This innovative capability makes it easy to consolidate onto the cloud to reduce IT costs and complexity while improving quality of service. Be the first to learn how to:

  • Simplify database consolidation
  • Automatically compress and tier data
  • Improve database and application continuity
  • Redact sensitive data

And as an added bonus, hear Tom Kyte’s “Top 12 Features of Oracle Database 12c.”

Register today for the video Webcast, and see how these innovations, combined with major enhancements in availability, security, and big data support, make Oracle Database 12c the ideal platform for private and public cloud deployments.

Friday Jul 05, 2013

Database 12c Technical Training for Partners by PTS

See below the schedule for the Oracle Database 12c Technical Briefing Roadshow that will be delivered by PTS (Partner Technology Solutions) starting in September in a number of cities in EMEA.

More cities will be added to the list along the next weeks.

The Technical Briefing consists of 2-day technical sessions. It is targetted to technical staff of Oracle partners.

For registration contact your channel rep or your local Oracle Partner Enablement leader.

In the meantime remember that you can already start using the online material from the Oracle Database 12c Guided Learning Paths for Sales, Presales and Implementation Specialists.

Oracle Database 12c Technical Briefing Roadshow for Partners 

  • September 3-4, 2013: Utrecht, Netherlands
  • September 10-11, 2013: Baden-Dattwil, Switzerland
  • September 11-12, 2013: London, United Kingdom
  • September 17-18, 2013: Colombes, Paris, France
  • September 17-18, 2013: Prague, Czech Republic
  • September 17-18, 2013: Kista, Sweden
  • September 24-25, 2013: Munich, Germany
  • October 1-2, 2013: Las Rozas, Madrid, Spain
  • October 1-2, 2013: Moscow, Russia
  • October 7-8, 2013: Brussels, Belgium
  • October 8-9, 2013: Cinisello Balsamo, Milan, Italy
  • October 9-10, 2013: Johannesburg, South Africa
  • October 15-16, 2013: Dubai, UAE
  • October 22-23, 2013: Vienna, Austria
  • October 24-25, 2013: Warsaw, Poland


Monday Jul 01, 2013

Oracle Announces General Availability of Oracle Database 12c, the First Database Designed for the Cloud

REDWOOD SHORES, Calif. – July 1, 2013

News Summary

As organizations embrace the cloud, they seek technologies that will transform business and improve their overall operational agility and effectiveness. Oracle Database 12c is a next-generation database designed to meet these needs, providing a new multitenant architecture on top of a fast, scalable, reliable, and secure database platform. By plugging into the cloud with Oracle Database 12c, customers can improve the quality and performance of applications, save time with maximum availability architecture and storage management and simplify database consolidation by managing hundreds of databases as one.

Read full press release

Thursday Jun 27, 2013

Now available on-demand: Get ready for the next generation of the Oracle Database!

The following webcasts for partners on Oracle Database 12c are now available on-demand:

Thursday May 17, 2012

Database Management Packs: new Demo now available

New Enterprise Manager 12c Database Management Packs Demo is now available

The EM PM team and DSS are pleased to announce the availability of a new demo environment: EM 12c DB Packs Demo Environment. This demo environment joins other previously available EM12c demo environments including the EM12c Grand Tour environment, DB Lifecycle Management environment, and SOA and BTM Management with EM12c Demo Environment.

This latest demo environment showcases key capabilities introduced in Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 12c and Database 11g R2 in addition to the existing database manageability features from prior releases. This demo provides complete access to backend servers and thereby enables the users to customize the demo setup per their needs.

This demo features the following products:

  • Diagnostics Pack
  • Tuning Pack
  • Real Application Testing
  • Data Masking Pack
  • Test Data Management Pack

The target audiences are application developers, IT managers and database administrators.

Demo Highlights

This demo highlights the following new additions and capabilities for database management in a single integrated demo environment while retaining the option to demonstrate individual features or products to the customers:

Database Diagnostics and Tuning Packs

  • ASH Analytics - a new tool to explore the ASH data that allows the administrator to rollup, drilldown, and slice or dice performance data across various performance dimensions.
  • Real-Time ADDM – adds the ability to analyze problems in unresponsive or hung databases.
  • Compare Period ADDM – provides the capability to compare performance across two AWR time periods.

Real Application Testing

  • Secure Testing – integration of Real Application Testing with Data Masking enables users to seamlessly perform testing in a manner compliant to data privacy regulations.
  • SPA Optimizer Statistics Refresh Validation – allows you to highlight that SPA can be used for day-to-day performance tuning activities such as Optimizer Statistics refresh validation.

Data Masking and Test Data Management Packs

  • Application Data Modeling – a marquee feature that automatically helps discovers data relationships and builds an Application Data Model to drive other test data operations.
  • Sensitive Data Discovery – enables automatic discovery of  sensitive data in databases including cases where referential and application integrity is to be maintained
  • Key-Based Reversible Masking – allows masked data to be reverted to original values using the key used for masking, useful when validating testing done by third parties.
  • Data Subsetting – reduces storage costs and improves developer productivity in test environments through automated and flexible data subsetting solution.

Oracle Demonstration Services system usage is intended to provide environments for qualified OPN members to deliver demonstrations of Oracle's technology and applications products. Learn more about how to access Oracle Demonstration Services for Partners.


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