Tuesday Sep 24, 2013

Oracle Database 12c Free New Features

Customer’s needs today are unlimited since all the customers and their end users are looking forward to have the latest technology. They are already used to and they want to use it for business, anywhere at any time.This approach requires a modernization process aligned with the latest technology, also handling the explosion of data, the added security and performance requirements and so on. Modernization needs to start from the core, where the data are kept.

What is Driving Modernization?

Higher Management and in general the business owners are concerned with managing risk, controlling costs and focused on growth.  Hence the ability to deal with:

  • Increased Customer Expectation
  • Accelerated information growth
  • Business complexity

Database Consolidation and DBaaS are modernization solutions and allow IT to move away from being labeled as another Cost Center to becoming an important Business Enabler.

Let's review what Oracle Database 12c is offering assisting us to move forward to new offerings and more capabilities. 

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Thursday Sep 12, 2013

Partner Webcast – Oracle Database 12c: Reducing Upgrade Risk Using Oracle Products - 26 Sept 2013

Oracle Database 12c includes exciting new features such as the Oracle Multitenant option, Oracle Active Data Guard Far Sync, information lifecycle management enhancements and new data types just to name a few.

Anyone wishing to take advantage of these and other new features will need to upgrade their existing databases to the latest Oracle Database 12c. Upgrading the database is a task that Database Administrators plan for, ahead of time, with great caution. This is because of the risk involved in upgrading a production system. This risk can be summarized in the following question:

How will the application(s) hosted by the database behave next to the upgrade?

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Monday Sep 09, 2013

Partner Webcast – Oracle HCM & Taleo in Cloud: Modern HR Practices - 17 Sep 2013

The New World of HR
E-book: Oracle Human Capital Management
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There are 3 Key Aspects to the Future of Managing Human Capital
  • People - organizations will need to invest to grow their talent and retain their critical employees in a very competitive landscape for top people.
  • Process - the HR processes must be delivered in a transparent way to the business and must deliver on the promise to enable the organization to become more successful
  • Technology - that has to support the people and the processes needed and it must remain as current and state of the art as possible.

The strategy that Oracle has across all product lines is to simplify HR business processes by focusing on usability improvements, mobility and offering a compelling co-existence strategy in the Cloud.

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Friday Sep 06, 2013

ADF Mobile Push notifications demo on Apple iOS

After the webcast on ADF Mobile, delivered on the 29th of August 2013, I’m going to post the source code for the demos in the next few weeks. 

Starting with the "ADF Mobile Push notifications" demo on Apple iOS.

What do you need

1. JDeveloper with ADF Mobile extension

2. A Mac, Xcode and access to the Apple developer portal

3. Apple push notifications certificate and deployment profile

4. A physical iOS device, as push notification service does not work with the simulator

Documenting how to obtain Apple push notifications certificate is out of scope of this post, but if you search for “apple push notification services certificate” you should find some tutorials that describe the process.

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Oracle Cloud Services: List Prices & Discount Schedules now available for Cloud Services Resale


We are very excited to inform all our partners that the OPN Cloud Services Resell Program is formally released, and the long awaited price lists, discount schedule and tools are now available for download from the OPN Portal.

Oracle future proofs partner business by enabling you to bring Oracle’s leading Enterprise Technology and Business Applications Software to customers. Oracle Partner Network provides a comprehensive array of Partner Cloud Programs, whether you are building private Clouds, hybrid solutions, or delivering Cloud services directly from the Oracle Cloud. You can watch a short video about the latest news on the Oracle Cloud Services and how partners worldwide grow their business and generate revenue in the Cloud with Oracle.

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Thursday Aug 29, 2013

Partner Webcast – Oracle Public Cloud for ISVs: Migrating Java EE and ADF applications to the cloud - 12 Sep 2013

Webcast Series: Developing Applications in Oracle's Public Cloud - Watch Now

Oracle delivers the broadest selection of enterprise-grade cloud solutions, allowing everyone to offload IT management and focus on growing business.

Oracle Java Cloud Service provides an enterprise-grade platform to develop and deploy business applications in the cloud. With the Oracle Java Cloud Service, businesses can maximize productivity with instant access to cloud environments that support any Java EE application, complete with integrated security and database access. It allows businesses to reap all the benefits of Platform as a Service.

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