By Javier Puerta on Feb 19, 2014
As of December 2, 2013, partners have the chance to prove their expertise with Oracle Database 12c! The implementation exam is now in beta and open for enrollment. More info and registration here.
This certification is available to all candidates but is geared toward members of the Oracle PartnerNetwork. OPN members earning this certification will be recognized as OPN Certified Specialists. This certification qualifies as competency criteria for the Oracle Database 12c specialization.
Exam vouchers are available for beta testers on a first come-first served basis.
See below upcoming technical sessions for partners delivered by PTS (Partner Technology Solutions):
Database 12c Technical Training for Partners by PTS
Oracle 12c Database In-Memory Session Beta event
Upgrade Your Solution to Oracle Database 12c
To register for any of the above sessions please contact your local enablement manager.
The October issue of the Database Application Developer newsletter is now available. The focus of this issue is on downloads of Database 12c and related products. (Full newsletter here)
Get Ready to Download, Deploy and Develop for Oracle Database 12c
This month we're focused on downloads. We've rounded up the top developer releases (both early adopter and BETA releases) and the articles that will help you do more with Oracle 12c. See the technical content that will help you get started.
If you're ready...Away we go!
This Internet Seminar will provide an overview of the new manageability features in the Oracle Database 12c release. Learn new features for managing and monitoring your Oracle Database 12c multitenant databases. Hear first-hand how to support the entire consolidation lifecycle from planning, testing, migrating, and tuning multitenant databases.
ESG notes the following Oracle Database 12c benefits: (1) consolidation (2) patching (3) upgrades (4) less memory (5) no application modification (6) secure multitenancy at database tier (7) stable beta product (8) plug/unplug to leverage cheaper resources.
Read the full report here (Oracle has purchased electronic distribution rights to this report)
The following schedule shows the the Webcasts in the Oracle Database 12c Series for customers. As a partner you can benefit by attending the webcasts yourself but also by inviting your customers to learn more about the specific new functionalities of Oracle Database 12c:
September 10, 2013 @ 19:00 CET - 6pm UK: Plug into Storage Optimization with Oracle Database 12c
October 17, 2013 @ 19:00 CET - 6pm UK: Plug into Maximum Availability with Oracle Database 12c
November 13, 2013 @ 19:00 CET - 6pm UK: Plug into Defense-in-Depth with Oracle Database 12c
Plug into Cloud Consolidation with Oracle Database 12c
Delivering Cloud Through Database as a Service
Security Inside Out: Latest Innovations in Oracle Database 12c
Managing Oracle Database 12c with Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c
This recently released "Oracle Database 12c: Plug into the Cloud!" Marketing Kit includes a great selection of assets to help Oracle partners in their marketing activities to promote solutions that leverage all the new features of Oracle Database 12c.
In the package you will find assets (templates, invitation texts, presentations, telemarketing script,...) to be used for your demand generation activities; a full set of presentations with the value propositions for customers; and Sales Enablement and Sales Support material.
Review here and start planning your marketing activities around Database 12c.
Oracle Database 12c Heat Map and Automatic Data Optimization
August 20, 2013 @ 19:00 CET / 6pm UK (90 Minutes)
This Internet Seminar will provide an overview of the new Heat Map and Automatic Data Optimization feature in the Oracle Database 12c release. The Oracle Database 12c use of Heat Maps track how data is being accessed for data optimization purposes and for information lifecycle management. Please join us and learn first-hand from the Oracle Product Management team about the Oracle Database 12c Heat Map and Automatic Data Optimization feature.
Learn about Oracle Database 12c from your desktop in this exclusive partner series of 1-hour live webcasts from Oracle Database Product Management. Oracle Database 12c is Oracle's new release of the Oracle Database with features for consolidation and cloud deployments.
Quinnsight has published a report that rates Oracle Database 12c 92/100 with strong capabilities in consolidation, DBaaS, multitenancy, private cloud, SaaS.
"Oracle Database 12c puts Oracle immediately at the forefront of databases for multitenant clouds."
"Competitors will be forced to go back to drawing board to unseat 12c's new "Database as a Service" capabilities."
"12c is differentiated because it gives customers a chance to evolve towards multitenancy without making wholesale changes."
Read full report here
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:
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.
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.
Oracle Database 12c Technical Briefing Roadshow for Partners