Tuesday Jun 09, 2015

New White Paper: Implementing ILM with DB12c

The dramatic increase in data storage has had a major impact on enterprise customers looking to reduce costs, increase performance and scalability, and simplify management complexity. 

Oracle Database 12c innovations like Data Partitioning, Advanced Row Compression, Hybrid Columnar Compression; Automatic Data Optimization, Heat Map can help implement an Information Lifecycle Management (ILM) solution that balances cost effective storage and simple management with scalability and high performance data access.

Read the Implementing Information Lifecycle Management (ILM) with Oracle Database 12c White Paper and share it with your prospects and customers.

Monday Jun 08, 2015

Criteria updates for RAC 12c Specialization!

Partners are encouraged to review the latest updates for the RAC 12c competency criteria. It is now it's easier to become specialized in RAC 12c with the decrease in number for Implementation Specialists needed. Learn more!

Oracle FY16 Global Partner Kickoff is June 23. Have you registered yet?

Ready, set, mark your calendars for our Oracle FY16 Global Partner Kickoff! This year's live, virtual event will be hosted by Oracle leaders Mark Hurd, John Fowler & Thomas Kurian, as well as well as A&C executives. These thought leaders will provide Oracle partners an opportunity to better understand Oracle's cloud transformation, as well our updated go-to-market and sales strategies for the upcoming fiscal year. Save the date for June 23 at 9am PDT, and register today. Partners can also join the conversation with thoughts/questions before the event, as well as live the day-of via Twitter. 

Wednesday Jun 03, 2015

New customer reference e-book: Running Oracle Hardware and Software Together

 The new Oracle on Oracle customer reference e-book, Getting Better Business Results, highlights what other organizations have achieved by running their Oracle applications on Oracle hardware.

This e-book focuses on the retail, financial services, communications, and high tech industries and has embedded industry specific iPapers and infographics, as well as links to numerous case studies.


Tuesday Jun 02, 2015

Top Three Challenges Driving Adoption of Database as a Service

A recent study estimates that the market for cloud databases and database as a service (DBaaS) will grow 14x, from about US$1 billion in 2014 to approximately US$14 billion by 2019.

According to Oracle Product Marketing Director Scott McNeil, three management challenges are driving IT executives and database managers to move toward DBaaS:

  • Unmanaged asset sprawl.
  • Configuration pollution.
  • Slow time to deliver database instances.

Friday May 29, 2015

Khan Bank deployed Oracle Exadata Database Machine with partner ITZone

Khan Bank implemented Oracle Exadata Database Machine to provide a high-performing, reliable, and scalable database platform for its core banking applications and support business growth. It now restores data 4x faster, processes batches five hours faster, and enables customers to rapidly conduct transactions without disruption, ensuring greater customer satisfaction. With Oracle Platinum Services, Khan Bank also improved DBA productivity by 40%, ensured high system availability, minimized skills-shortage risk, and increased staff confidence and morale.

Khan Bank has worked with Oracle Specialized Partner, ITZone for a number of years, and chose to use this partner again to assist with the Oracle Exadata project.

“ITZone’s experience with Oracle Exadata and assistance throughout the project was exceptional,” Joshi said. “Every step of the way was clear, enabling us to gain a high-performing and reliable database platform to support our growth.”

Read full story here 

Tuesday May 19, 2015

Database Insider - May 2015 issue now available

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

Oracle Database 12c Now Certified by SAP

In March 2015, SAP announced that all SAP products based on SAP NetWeaver 7.x are now certified and supported on Oracle Database 12c—including Oracle Grid Computing 12c and Oracle Real Application Clusters 12c.
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Oracle Database Innovation Online Forum

The Oracle Database Innovation Forum that was broadcast on March 18, 2015 is now available on demand. Once you’ve registered, watch the replay of Tom Kyte’s keynote, and then stay as long as you like or return at your convenience to watch another session or replay one that made an impact on you.

Breakout Sessions on Demand

CERN Deploys Oracle Database 12c

Learn how CERN, using pluggable databases for its database service on demand, can almost instantly deploy new databases for its users.

 Read Full newsletter here

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.



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