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

Thursday Mar 27, 2014

Everything ready for the Exadata, Exalogic and Manageability Partner Forum in Prague, 1-2 April 2014

Just a few days for the Exadata, Exalogic and Manageability Partner Forum in Prague, 1-2 April 2014!

With over 130 partner registrations, more than 25 sessions, one-to-one meetings, networking lunches and dinner, and the possibility to take the Sales and Presales OPN Specialization tests onsite, this will be the largest Exadata, Exalogic and Manageability Partner Forum since the community was launched 4 years ago.

Remember that if you are a registered participant you can join the Linkedin group, exclusive for participants, where you can start networking with other participants to the event.

 See you in Prague next week!

Wednesday Mar 12, 2014

Gartner's Perspective on Build vs. Buy

Donald Feinberg, a Gartner Distinguished Analyst, shares his views on the benefits of engineered systems vs. a do-it-yourself approach. (Watch video here)

'In Touch' Webcast - Moving Forward with Oracle as the IT Market Develops

25 FEBRUARY 2013

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Dear partner,

We would like to invite you to join David Callaghan, Senior Vice President Oracle EMEA Alliances and Channels, and his studio guests for the next broadcast of the ‘In Touch’ PartnerCast on Monday 31st March 2014 from 10:30am UK/ 11:30 CET.

This cast is set to be a busy one as David and his studio guests discuss the following hot topics and latest news from Oracle:

  • Platform as a Service
  • Infrastructure as a Service
  • Oracle Exastack
  • Java
  • ISV

Ali Hopkins will also be updating us on the Oracle suggested product combinations that can drive your revenue stream in our new feature: Smart Combos Corner. For more information on Smart Combos, please click here.

We will be hearing from Rich Geraffo, Senior Vice President, Global Alliances & Channels, in his exclusive video update for you, the ‘In Touch’ viewers.

Plus, we are pleased to announce another exclusive for ‘In Touch’. David will be joined by Managing Director of inforsacom Informationssysteme GmbH, Rüdiger Rath, to share his experiences and best practices of working with Oracle.



To add event to your calendar, please click here.

With lots of studio guests joining David, why not get in touch on Twitter using the hashtag #DCpickme or by emailing to get your questions featured in the cast!

To find out more information and to watch previous episodes on-demand, please visit our webpage here.

Best regards,

Oracle EMEA Alliances & Channels

Live Webcast


March 31, 2014
10:30 GMT / 11:30 CET

Duration: 45 mins.


David Callaghan

David Callaghan
Senior VP Oracle EMEA Alliances & Channels

Studio Guests

Rüdiger Rath

Rüdiger Rath
Managing Director, inforsacom Informationssysteme GmbH

Alistair Hopkins

Alistair Hopkins
Vice President Oracle Sales & Strategy,Technology Solutions

Chris Baker

Chris Baker
Senior Vice President Oracle Worldwide ISV & OEM Sales

Featured Contributor

Rich Geraffo

Rich Geraffo
Senior Vice President Oracle Global Alliances & Channels

Regional Reporters

Will O'Brien

Will O’Brien
Vice President Oracle A&C UK & Ireland

Silvia Kaske

Silvia Kaske
Vice President Oracle A&C WCE North

Eric Fontaine

Eric Fontaine
Vice President Oracle A&C WCE South

Janusz Naklicki

Janusz Naklicki
Vice President Oracle A&C ECEMEA


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Monday Mar 10, 2014

Upcoming Technical Training by PTS

Database Insider - March 2014 issue now available

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


Get the Most Out of Your Week at the COLLABORATE 14 Conference

From April 7 to 11, Oracle technology users from around the world will gather in Las Vegas, Nevada, for COLLABORATE 14. Conference organizers offer tips for how attendees can plan their agenda to get the most out of their experience.
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Oracle Excellence Awards Honors Outstanding Data Warehouse Leaders and Database Administrators

Every year, Oracle customers and partners implement revolutionary solutions using Oracle technology. To honor such pioneering work, Oracle has conferred Oracle Excellence Awards on three data warehouse leaders and three database administrators who have demonstrated a particularly high degree of leadership and technical mastery.
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PCI Requirements Go into Effect Amid High-Profile Retail Data Breaches

Major breaches of retail customer data are making headlines just as the latest version of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards go into effect. Find out how Oracle's defense-in-depth strategy can help you protect sensitive data.
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Wednesday Mar 05, 2014

Oracle Exalogic Implementation Workshops: Sweden and Germany

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Oracle Exalogic Implementation Workshop

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Workshop Description

This course will enable you to carry out typical administrative tasks around Exalogic and the software deployed on it. You will learn how to use the administrative tools, the details of networking within Exalogic and how to setup complex topologies. You will learn how to do virtual deployments on Exalogic, using Weblogic Server and Oracle Traffic Director as examples for the hands-on.


  • The goal of this 3 day course is to provide additional hands on experience to those partners who have or plan to invest in Oracle’s Exalogic hardware. This education is run by Oracle Development, there is NO certification attached to this event.
  • During this session we will focus on ensuring the attendee’s are fully aware of the software capabilities of Exalogic and how they can configure the machine to maximise its full potential and meet the needs of their Customers.
  • The attendee’s will also deploy Oracle’s WebLogic Server on to the Exalogic machine. This will provide the knowledge of how to deploy key Oracle FMW products.
  • After this session the attendee’s will posses the necessary skills to configure the Exalogic machine in a virtualised environment using WebLogic Server.

    Note: During this course, only WebLogic Server will be installed, no other Oracle FMW technologies or Applications will be installed.

Agenda Outline

  • Exalogic Overview
  • ZFS Appliance
  • ECU
  • Exalogic Networking
  • Exalogic on Public Network
  • Infiniband Partition

Lab Outline

  • Hands on - Public network configuration
  • Hands on - Private networks/ZFS configuration


  • Solution Architects, Application Developers, System Architects


  • This workshop requires attendees to provide their own laptops for this class. Attendee laptops must meet the following minimum hardware/software requirements: Laptop/PC (Minimum 2GB RAM)
  • Mandatory:
    • Networking Concepts - Advanced to "deep hands-on" skills
    • Virtual Machine Concepts
    • Linux OS - RHEL, Oracle Enterprise Linux
  • Recommended:
    • WebLogic Server
    • Web Server Concepts - Oracle HTTP Server, Apache
    • ZFS Storage


This workshop is 3 days.
    8:30 am Sign-In and technical set up
    9:00 am: Workshop starts
    5:00 pm: Workshop ends

This workshop is Free but for cancellations less than 7 days prior to the event date we charge a cancellation fee of 2.000 EUR.

Oracle Exalogic Implementation Workshop

22-24 April, 2014: Kista, Sweden - Register Here!

25-27 March, 2014 : Munich, Germany - Register Here!

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Tuesday Mar 04, 2014

Exadata Partner Community Newsletter - Feb.2014

A new issue of the Exadata Partner Community newsletter is now available. You can read it here.

03 MARCH 2014

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