Wednesday Apr 16, 2014

Forrester report: The combined benefits of Oracle Exadata and Oracle Exalogic

Did you know that the combined benefits of Oracle Exadata and Oracle Exalogic are greater than the sum of the parts?

Read this report from Forrester: "Total Economic Impact of Exalogic and Exadata" and learn why and how. 

New Exadata and Exalytics Public References

Whitepapers - Engineereed Systems for Siebel, Peoplesoft, eBusiness Suite

Several new or updated whitepaper on Engineered Systems for Oracle Applications have been published recently:

Monday Apr 14, 2014

Top Exastack ISV Headlines: Calypso, Symphony EYC

  •  Calypso Achieves Oracle Exadata Optimized Status and demonstrates 5X performance improvement with Oracle Exadata Database Machine - Read more
  • Symphony EYC Supply Chain Management Achieves Oracle Exadata Optimized Status. Its retail supply chain optimization solution has benefited customers globally and now, by leveraging the superior performance of Oracle Exadata Database Machine, Symphony EYC will enhance the very high levels of business performance that today's retailers need to operate in an omni-channel world - Read more

Friday Apr 11, 2014

Presentations and photos from the Prague Partner Community Forum now available

The slide decks with the presentations, and a selection of photos of the recent Exadata, Exalogic and Manageability Partner Community Forum, Prague, April 1-2, are now available for download from the community workspaces.

Remember that you need to be a registered member of the community to be able to access the workspace. If you are not a member yet you can register at

Wednesday Apr 09, 2014

Database Insider - April 2014 issue now available

The April issue of the Database Insider newsletter is now available. (Full newsletter here)


Automate Database Storage Management and Improve Performance with Oracle Database 12c

Register today to view the webcast and receive your free copy of the IOUG summary report, "Achieving Enterprise Data Performance—2013 Database Growth Survey."

Top Data Warehousing Trends and Opportunities for 2014

Find out how industry leaders are taking advantage of new software and hardware technologies to simplify data management and supercharge analytics performance.

Upgrade and Migrate to Oracle Database 12c—Consolidate with Oracle Multitenant

Oracle's latest-generation Oracle Database has some impressive new features. Learn how it offers great potential for migrations and consolidation, making more efficient use of hardware and delivering major improvements in management efficiency.

Managing Mission-Critical Database Changes with Oracle Real Application Testing

Learn how Oracle Real Application Testing—an Oracle Database, Enterprise Edition 12c option—and Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c work together to provide an easy-to-use solution for making changes to your mission-critical database.

Responding in Real Time

High-volume, high-speed, front-line decisions must increasingly be made in real time with big data and analytics that are actionable and operational. Hear CEO of Decision Management Solutions James Taylor discuss his latest research.

New analyst report: DCIG reports on Storage

Don't miss these new reports just released from analyst firm DCIG. Making the Right Hybrid Storage Array Buying Decision: Oracle ZS3 Series Stands Out As A Hybrid Enterprise Storage Solution, and Big Data Tape Library Buyer's Guide. Both reports are loaded with great information pertaining to Oracle's ZS3 and Tape products. 

Tuesday Apr 08, 2014

Live OPN PartnerCast: Solving The Data Growth Problem - April 16

Mark your calendars for Wednesday, April 16 at 19:00 CET (6pm UK) to watch a live OPN PartnerCast focused on solving the data growth problems for partners' customers. Oracle experts will be joining to discuss hot topics on Oracle Database, Oracle Exadata, and Oracle Storage. Stream it live from the Oracle PartnerNetwork homepage. Audience members will have the opportunity to submit questions, participate in polls, and share comments during the live event via Twitter by using @oraclepartners or #OPN in your tweets.

Oracle OpenWorld and JavaOne planning has begun!

Below are some important items to start planning your Oracle Openworld participation:

Exastack ISV headlines

  • Michael Palmeter, Senior Director Product Development of Oracle Engineered Systems, discusses how ISVs can easily run up to 20x faster - Watch now
  • Scott Staupe, VP Alliances and Channels at Symphony EYC, discusses how Oracle Exadata allows customers to dramatically grow their business - Watch now

Upcoming Technical Training by PTS

  • Oracle Big Data Workshop
  • Upgrade Your Solution to Oracle Database 12c Workshop
  • Oracle 12c Multitenant Technical Workshop
  • Oracle Exadata X4 workshop
  • Monday Apr 07, 2014

    Oracle Excellence Awards Nominations—Such as DBA, as well as DW and Big Data Leader—Are Open

    Two of the 2014 Oracle Excellence Awards categories in technology are Database Administrator (DBA) of the Year and Data Warehouse and Big Data Leader of the Year. These awards acknowledge individuals who demonstrate excellent technical ability and superior knowledge of Oracle database, data warehouse, and big data technologies, and consistently apply best practices while demonstrating leadership.

    Customers and partners are invited to submit their nominations and success stories for the Oracle Excellence Awards 2014. Full details and submission guidelines are available on the Oracle Excellence Awards Website. Nominations will be accepted through June 20, 2014.

    Thursday Apr 03, 2014

    Back from the Partner Community Forum in Prague: Thanks to all participants!

    We had a great time in Prague with over 100 partners joining the event and an agenda packed with partners describing customer cases and Oracle speakers updating us about the products, the strategy and the competitive landscape.

    Lots of networking during the coffee breaks and meals, and at the one-to-one meeting room!

    Thanks to all participants and to all speakers! You make this event possible and you make it better year after year.

    Presentation decks will be uploaded to the community workspace along next week, once speakers confirm their authorization to share. I will write a new post as soon as they are available.

    Wednesday Apr 02, 2014

    Oracle Openworld - Call for Proposals is Now Open: submit by April 15

    No other conference offers the breadth of sessions, demos, and exhibitions created by and for Oracle business and technology users. Oracle customers, partners, and developer communities are invited to contribute their best ideas for each of these conferences through the Call for Proposals, open from March 18 through April 15, 2014.

    For customers, partners, and developer communities submissions:

    Friday Mar 28, 2014

    Registration Now Open for Oracle OpenWorld San Francisco 2014

    Registration is now open to the public for Oracle OpenWorld San Francisco 2014. This includes registration for Oracle OpenWorld and JavaOne.


    Customers and partners can receive Super-Saver pricing from now until May 3, 2014, and save off the onsite price. The specific conference dates and registration page links are


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