Tuesday May 19, 2015

On Demand webcast: Managing Private Database Cloud Services with Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c

In order to deliver top-quality database cloud services for private cloud, customers need a management solution that raises service levels, reduces deployment times and simplifies IT operations. Featuring David Wolf, Director of Product Management for Oracle.

Watch the on-demand webcast here: Managing Private Database Cloud Services with Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c

On Demand webcast: Best Practices for Migrating On-Premises Databases to the Cloud

Oracle Multitenant is helping organizations reduce IT costs by simplifying database consolidation, provisioning, upgrades, and more. Now you can combine the advantages of multitenant databases with the benefits of the cloud by leveraging Database as a Service (DBaaS). In this session, you’ll learn about key best practices for moving your pluggable databases from on-premises environments to the Oracle Database Cloud  and back again. 

Watch the on-demand webcast here: Best Practices for Migrating On-Premises Databases to the Cloud

Monday May 18, 2015

New Engineered Systems Public References


University of the Free State (South Africa) - Oracle Database Appliance, Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c, Oracle Database, Enterprise Edition, Oracle Active Data Guard, Oracle Real Application Clusters, PeopleSoft Human Resources 9.2, PeopleSoft Financials 9.2, PeopleSoft Campus Community 9.0
Published: April 29, 2015

Dong-A Steel Company (South Korea) [Korean only] - Oracle E-Business Suite R12, Oracle Database Appliance, Oracle Database, Enterprise Edition, Oracle WebLogic Server, Enterprise Edition
Published: April 28, 2015

National Instruments (United States) - Oracle Exadata Database Machine, Oracle HCM Cloud, Oracle E-Business Suite, Oracle Hyperion Workforce Planning, Oracle SOA Suite
Published: April 24, 2015

Secure-24 (United States) - Virtual Compute Appliance, Oracle Virtual Networking, Oracle VM, Oracle Database, Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c, Oracle ZFS Storage ZS3-2
Published: April 22, 2015

De Persgroep (Belgium) - Oracle Big Data Appliance

Published: April 08, 2015

RWE Deutschland (Germany) - Oracle Exadata Database Machine, Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance
Published: March 26, 2015

Pace Suburban Bus (United States) - Oracle Exadata Database Machine, Oracle Database Appliance, Oracle Active Data Guard, Business Intelligence,  E-Business Suite, Enterprise Manager, Hyperion
Published: March 24, 2015

Hainan Provincial Tobacco Bureau (China) [Chinese] - Oracle SuperCluster, Oracle Solaris, Oracle Solaris Containers, Oracle VM Server for SPARC, Oracle Parallel Server, Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance, Oracle Advanced Customer Support
Published: March 20, 2015

All customer reference collateral can be found on Oracle.com/customers. Search by content type, product, industry, region, and even keywords.


Press Release:
Ministry of Health (Brazil) - Oracle Exadata Database Machine, Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud, Oracle Healthcare Master Person Index
Published: April 30, 2015
Oracle Magazine:
Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) (United States) - Oracle Exadata Database Machine, Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud, Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine, Oracle Fusion Middleware, Oracle Business Intelligence, Oracle Database, Oracle Managed Cloud Services
Published: April 20, 2015
Mazda Motor Corporation (Japan) -  Oracle Exadata Database Machine, Oracle E-Business Suite, Oracle PeopleSoft, Oracle Siebel Customer Relationship Management, Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition, Oracle Hyperion, Oracle WebLogic solutions, Oracle Database, Oracle SOA Suite, Oracle Application Development Framework
Published: April 20, 2015
CaixaBank (Spain) - Oracle Exadata Database Machine, Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine, Oracle Data Integrator, Oracle GoldenGate, Oracle Database
Published: April 20, 2015

Top Exastack headlines: SAS

SAS banking customer based in Turkey discusses why they are implementing SAS on Oracle Big Data Appliance + Exadata Database Machine – Watch video here

Registration for Oracle OpenWorld San Francisco is officially open

Registration for Oracle OpenWorld San Francisco is officially open. You can save $800 off the onsite price by registering before May 31st.

Tuesday May 12, 2015

Capgemini whitepaper: Oracle Exalogic-based Big Data strategy

In this whitepaper, Capgemini provides a high-level blueprint on how acquisition of streaming data can be achieved with an Oracle-based Big Data strategy. Compared to home grown solutions, Oracle technology – namely, the portfolio of Oracle engineered systems – offer much greater deployment and management ease as well as lower total cost of ownership. Capgemini provides a large portfolio of services and solutions in the field of Big Data with multiple vendors among which Oracle is one of the key technology partners. 

Download whitepaper here


Monday May 11, 2015

Harvard Business Review: Cloud Computing Comes of Age

Oracle has sponsored a global study conducted by Harvard Business Review titled: "Cloud Computing Comes of Age." The report shows how organizations are under pressure to identify new business opportunities and innovate faster as cloud computing evolves. Download the report and discover how customers are using the cloud.

Wednesday May 06, 2015

New whitepaper: Accelerate the Journey to Enterprise Cloud with Oracle Database 12c, April 2015

Excellent new whitepaper examining the new features in Oracle Database 12c that will help you accelerate the your journey of your customers to the enterprise cloud. Download here.


Monday May 04, 2015

RWE Deutschland Gains Ability to Process 2.3 Billion Smart Meter Readouts in Under 24 Hours with Engineered Systems

RWE Deutschland AG deployed Oracle Exadata Database Machine to support its leading role in digital energy data management in Germany and its transformation into a data-driven organization..

For managing digital data measurement for corporate clients at RWE Deutschland subsidiaries, RWE Metering and Westnetz, RWE Deutschland relies on energy market suite robotron*esmart—developed by Oracle Platinum Partner Robotron Datenbank-Software—which serves as a central data hub for gathering, administering, and processing electricity consumption data.

Robotron tested Oracle Exadata’s performance based on the expected data volumes after a massive smart meter rollout, and demonstrated the machine’s ability to cover RWE Deutschland’s exponentially growing requirements for energy data management. 

Read full story here 

Updated Oracle Platinum Services Certified Configurations - Virtual Deployments Supported

Effective April 28, 2015, 2015, Oracle Platinum Services is now available with an updated combination of certified components based on Oracle engineered systems: Oracle Exadata Database Machine, Oracle Exalogic, and Oracle SuperCluster systems. The Oracle Platinum Services certified configuration matrix has been revised, and now includes the following key updates:
  • Addition of the X5-2 Oracle Exalogic system
  • Inclusion of the Oracle Exadata X5-2 virtual deployments
  • Revisions to various software component versions (OS,DB, Programs)
In addition, the Remote Patching Deployment Scope Document has been revised, and now includes the following key updates:
  • Clarifications and inclusion of patching scope for virtual deployments

Thursday Apr 30, 2015

EXPERT SUMMIT - Get to New Heights with Oracle Gurus, 22-25 June 2015, London, UK

Oracle technology gurus are coming together in London to provide you with expert insight and best practices. They will share tips and techniques accumulated from their many years of experience and specialization. This is real-world knowledge that you will be able to apply right away. Regardless of your level of experience with Oracle technologies, the event will enhance your knowledge and will fill in any missing pieces of the Oracle puzzle. Such learning goes far beyond the standard content of classroom training. This is a unique opportunity to interact with Oracle Gurus, get a first-hand deep dive, and discuss challenges with like-minded people. Elevate your knowledge of Oracle technology to new heights. This is a unique opportunity not to be missed!

View Full Summit Details – agenda and location

The event is open to customers and partners. - REGISTRATION HERE

Wednesday Apr 29, 2015

New IDC White Paper Evaluates Integrated Systems

Check out the new IDC white paper, "Assessing the Business Value of Integrated Systems," addressing increased IT productivity and cost reductions when certain measures are taken. It also features SuperCluster and a major Oracle on Oracle customer, Specialized Bicycles.

This brief leverages IDC’s research among users of integrated systems and quantifies the business benefits they reported, as follows:

  • 46.7% IT staff productivity improvement
  • 60.7% increase in speed of application deployment
  • 47.7% reduction in datacenter-related IT spending

Download the solution brief. In addition, a webcast based on these findings will be held on May 14 at 10am PT that will include both IDC and Specialized Bicycles. Register today.

Tuesday Apr 28, 2015

Oracle OpenWorld 2015 Call for Proposals Closing April 29th.

Attendees at the conference are eager to hear from experts on Oracle Database and Exadata. They’re looking for insights and improvements they can put to use in their own jobs - the best of best practices.

If you’ve got something special to share with other Oracle users and technologists, they want to hear from you, and so do we. Submit your proposal by April 29th for the opportunity to present at Oracle OpenWorld 2015.  Held Sunday, October 25 to Thursday, October 29, 2015 in San Francisco.

Find full details on Oracle OpenWorld 2015 Call for Proposals

Monday Apr 27, 2015

Private DBaaS & Consolidation Sales Tools

Some great collateral to educate customers on Private DBaaS solution benefits.

Review your RAC 12c specialization credentials

The RAC 11g Specialization version is six months away from becoming non-qualifying, so it's a good time for your partners to start reviewing the latest specialization criteria and prepare for the update.

RAC 12c online assessments of sales + presales material as well as the implementation exam are available today!


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