Tuesday Apr 26, 2016

Coming May 17 Database Innovation Online Forum


This online event will allow attendees to hear from industry and Oracle product experts about the latest data management trends and best practices. It will begin with a keynote session: Rethink Data Management: From On-Premises to Cloud, followed by seven breakout sessions that registrants can view at their leisure.

Sessions will explore:

  • How to gracefully evolve architectures from on-premises to the cloud.
  • Best practices to simplify database consolidation and enable private DBaaS.
  • Security strategies that protect data at its source.
  • How to reduce IT costs by simplifying consolidation, provisioning and upgrades.
  • The top five things to know about Oracle Database In-Memory.

View the registration page to read more detail about each session.

Tuesday Mar 01, 2016

Oracle Database Insights Forum Series - In a city near you!

The Future of Your Database—On Premises and in the Cloud

Tracks are designed for Developers, DBAs and IT Architects to discover best practices and insights from database experts and peers.  Attendees will hear recommended best practices and learn use cases for on-premises to cloud.

Registration is open for over 50 locations worldwide.  The Oracle Database Insights Forum microsite has all the information you need.

Session in EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa)

March 02, 2016 Dakar - Senegal Register here - Dakar
March 07, 2016
Cairo - Egypt Register here - Cairo
March 08, 2016
Nairobi - Kenya Register here - Nairobi
March 09, 2016
Sandton - South Africa Register here - Sandton
March 10, 2016
Porto - Portugal Register here - Porto
March 11, 2016
Addis Ababa - Ethiopia Register here - Addis Ababa
March 14, 2016
Riyadh - Saudi Arabia Register here - Riyadh
March 16, 2016
London - United Kingdom Register here - London
March 22, 2016
Moscow - Russia Register here - Moscow
April 07, 2016
Colombes - France Register here - Colombes
April 14, 2016
Athens - Greece Register here - Athens
April 19, 2016
Warsaw - Poland Register here - Warsaw
April 20, 2016
Manchester - United Kingdom Register here - Manchester
April 20, 2016
Utrecht - Netherlands Register here - Utrecht
April 21, 2016
Steenhuffel - Belgium Register here - Steenhuffel
April 27, 2016
Linlithgow - United Kingdom Register here - Linlithgow

Tuesday Nov 03, 2015

Database Products Spotlighted at Oracle Openworld 2015

The following database products were highlighted throughout keynotes and sessions at Oracle OpenWorld. 

Oracle Announces Beta Availability of Oracle Database 12c Release 2

Oracle Expands Database Cloud Portfolio with Unprecedented Enterprise-Class Capabilities

  • High Availability and Scalability: Enterprises for the first time can leverage Oracle’s popular and highly regarded database clustering solution in the cloud. As part of Oracle Database Cloud and Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Service, Oracle Real Application Clusters provides out-of-the-box, scale-out database performance on-demand and fault tolerant database availability.
  • Disaster Recovery: Businesses can now implement a real-time cloud disaster recovery solution that protects Oracle databases in the event of a site or regional outage. As part of Oracle Database Cloud and Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Service, Oracle Active Data Guard provides continuous zero-data loss replication from Oracle databases that reside on-premises or in the Oracle Cloud to an active standby database in the Oracle Cloud. Enterprises can also boost resource utilization and productivity by offloading production reporting, ad-hoc queries and backups to the active standby Oracle Database.
  • Development and Test Services: Oracle offers free trials that developers can leverage to create cloud-native Web, departmental, and enterprise applications. Developers can use a comprehensive suite of services for dev/test with Oracle Database Cloud, including the new free service and access to Oracle Java Cloud Service, Oracle Database Backup Service and Oracle Storage Cloud Service.

Oracle Extends Cloud Leadership with Oracle Management Cloud for IT Operations

Wednesday Oct 07, 2015

Oracle Database Cloud Service Trials Available Now

FREE 30-Day Trials allow prospects to enroll for a trial subscription to consolidate and manage databases as cloud services and accelerate analytical performance while achieving new levels of efficiency, security, and availability.

Take Action: Help spread the word to your prospects to sign up for the Oracle Database Cloud Service trials.

It’s simple:

Tuesday Feb 17, 2015

OPN Database Specialization - Free Vouchers to upgrade to Oracle Database 12c

Oracle Database 11g is scheduled to become non-qualifying beginning May 1.

To upgrade to the new version OPN supports partners with a limited number of vouchers to help successfully pass the Oracle Database 12c Certified Implementation Specialist OPN exam (IZ0-497).

Interested partners may submit an Oracle Database Certification Upgrade voucher request form.

Monday Apr 21, 2014

Oracle University Experts Summit, London 19-21 May, 2014


Industry acclaimed Oracle Database Administrator (DBA) experts are coming to the historical and exciting city of London to share their insight, best practices, as well as tips and techniques with our customers, our partners and with you. This DBA Expert Summit is useful for enhancing the technical knowledge in key selected topics and filling in any missing pieces of the Oracle puzzle. Such knowledge is far beyond the standard content of classroom training: For an Oracle DBA it is the right place to be for a practical deep dive, to discuss challenges and to interact with like-minded people.

View the details here.

Enrol by clicking here: One registration pass will give you access to all seminars.


Day 1 will be held at The Brewery:
52 Chiswell St,
London EC1Y 4SD
+44 20 7638 8811

Day 2 and Day 3 will be held at the Oracle Office:
One South Place
London EC2M 2RB

+44 20 7816 7500

Tuesday Jul 09, 2013

IDC research note on Oracle Database 12c

IDC has just published an Insight report on Oracle Database 12c, where they acknowledge that the new capabilities provided by the Oracle Database align very well with the key trends of (1) in-memory computing and (2) cloud computing, that are transforming the data management landscape.

Oracle has addressed both trends in a significant manner [via "heat map" automation to keep frequently accessed data in-memory, and Pluggable Databases (PDBs) that enable multitenancy for cloud computing]

The full research note can be accessed here.


Monday Jul 08, 2013

Oracle Database 12c: Launch Webcast - Thursday, July 11, 2013

Join Oracle executives including President Mark Hurd, Senior Vice President Andy Mendelsohn, and Architect Tom Kyte for an introduction to the world’s first database designed for the cloud—Oracle Database 12c.

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:

  • Simplify database consolidation
  • Automatically compress and tier data
  • Improve database and application continuity
  • Redact sensitive data

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.

Friday Jul 05, 2013

Database 12c Technical Training for Partners by PTS

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.

In the meantime remember that you can already start using the online material from the Oracle Database 12c Guided Learning Paths for Sales, Presales and Implementation Specialists.

Oracle Database 12c Technical Briefing Roadshow for Partners 

  • September 3-4, 2013: Utrecht, Netherlands
  • September 10-11, 2013: Baden-Dattwil, Switzerland
  • September 11-12, 2013: London, United Kingdom
  • September 17-18, 2013: Colombes, Paris, France
  • September 17-18, 2013: Prague, Czech Republic
  • September 17-18, 2013: Kista, Sweden
  • September 24-25, 2013: Munich, Germany
  • October 1-2, 2013: Las Rozas, Madrid, Spain
  • October 1-2, 2013: Moscow, Russia
  • October 7-8, 2013: Brussels, Belgium
  • October 8-9, 2013: Cinisello Balsamo, Milan, Italy
  • October 9-10, 2013: Johannesburg, South Africa
  • October 15-16, 2013: Dubai, UAE
  • October 22-23, 2013: Vienna, Austria
  • October 24-25, 2013: Warsaw, Poland
  • November 5-6, 2013: Istanbul, Turkey
  • November 12-13, 2013: Lisbon, Portugal
  • November 20-21, 2013: Dubai, UAE
  • December 11-12, 2013: Hertzliya, Israel

Monday Jul 01, 2013

Oracle Announces General Availability of Oracle Database 12c, the First Database Designed for the Cloud

REDWOOD SHORES, Calif. – July 1, 2013

News Summary

As organizations embrace the cloud, they seek technologies that will transform business and improve their overall operational agility and effectiveness. Oracle Database 12c is a next-generation database designed to meet these needs, providing a new multitenant architecture on top of a fast, scalable, reliable, and secure database platform. By plugging into the cloud with Oracle Database 12c, customers can improve the quality and performance of applications, save time with maximum availability architecture and storage management and simplify database consolidation by managing hundreds of databases as one.

Read full press release


Thursday Jun 27, 2013

Now available on-demand: Get ready for Oracle Database 12c!

The following webcasts for partners on Oracle Database 12c are now available on-demand:

Tuesday Jun 12, 2012

Database Insider - June 2012 issue

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

Database Insider Edition - June 2012

Oracle #1 in RDBMS Share
Gartner released its 2011 worldwide RDBMS market share research based on total software revenues, Market Share: All Software Markets, Worldwide 2011, and Oracle remained first in worldwide RDBMS share in 2011.
Read More

New Independent Report Endorses Oracle Database Firewall
In a new KuppingerCole Product Research Note, Martin Kuppinger concludes that Oracle Database Firewall "should definitely be evaluated and is amongst the recommended products in the database security market segment."
Read More

Read full newsletter here


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