Tuesday Jan 29, 2013

New SAP-on-Exadata Deep-Dive Consultant Training for Partners.- Walldorf, March 11-15, 2013


Help consultants from partners become end-to-end experts on how to deploy, migrate, install and run Exadata on SAP applications. We will share technical experience and demonstrations, showing you how to become technical heroes on Exadata.


SAP Technical/BASIS Consultants, SAP Migration Consultants, SAP Technical Associate Consultants, SAP Certified Technical/BASIS/Associate/Migration consultants who are willing to deploy technical infrastructure (BASIS, installation, migration, deployment, clustering, backup, monitoring, operations, etc.) staff for SAP on Exadata platform.

This 5-day technical training is free of charge for partner consultants with the right qualifications.

Registration information and full details of the training (content, agenda, prerequisites, preparation material) are available for download from the Exadata Partner Community Collaborative Workspace: download here(Only accesible for registered members of the Exadata Partner Community - If you are not a member yet, please register here)

 Capacity is limited. Register now!

Tuesday Jan 08, 2013


Dear partner

I am pleased to invite you to join the Innovations in Products - webcast. Innovations in Products will present Oracle Product's new functions and features including sales positioning. The key objectives of these webcasts are to inspire Partner's personnel to conduct successful sales, after sales and delivery at their Customer. Moreover, we aim to inspire you to conduct further Product Training and Certifications. And finally we'll provide you a chance to join Ecosystem's Product specific Community to learn and to contribute.

Innovations in Products will be presented as per the schedule below after the billable day (4:00 to 5:00 PM CET). The webcast is intended for Partner's Implementation Certified Specialists but Innovations in Products is open for other Partner's personnel as well. At first, two Oracle representatives will discuss Oracle's contribution to partners. Then you will see product breakout session followed by Q&A with Oracle Experts. Each session will last for maximum 1 hour. A Q&A document covering all questions and answers will be made available after the webcast.

What are the Benefits for partners?

  • Find out how Innovations in Products helps you to improve your sales, after sales and delivery
  • Discover new functions and features so you can enrich your Customers's solution
  • Learn more about Oracle products, especially sales positioning
  • Hear crucial questions raised by colleague alike, learn from their interest
  • Engage and present your questions to subject experts
  • Be inspired of the richness of Oracle's product portfolio – for your and your customer's benefit.
  • Be inspired to seek further Product Training and Certifications - Make your competence known and recognized! Brand yourself!

Note: Should you already be familiar with a specific Product, then choose another one. Doing so you would expand your knowledge of the overall product portfolio. Some presentations contain product demonstration, although these presentations are not intended to be extremely detailed technical presentations.

Product breakout sessions available on January 14th:

Modern User Interface and Next Generation Mobility with Siebel Open UI; Open UI transforms Siebel into a modern and intuitive CRM platform; running in all modern web browsers, as well as Tablets and Smartphones.
To Register click here

The Oracle JD Edwards Optimized Solution; Ideal for Midsize Deployments for JD Edwards EnterpriseOne

To Register click here

Oracle's Sun ZFS Storage Appliance (ZFSSA) Sales Plays Presentation
; An overview of 6 specific sales plays & messaging that can help you become successful with the ZFSSA.
To Register click here

Oracle's Sun ZFS Storage Appliance (ZFSSA) Sales Play for Engineered Systems Data Protection; A detailed look at the advantages of deploying the ZFSSA as a Data Protection platform for Oracle Engineered Systems.
To Register click here

SPARC/Solaris, Past, Present and Future: Innovation driving Oracle Application Acceleration; SPARC/Solaris, Past, Present and Future: Innovation driving Oracle Application Acceleration.
To Register click here

Oracle Database Appliance: Opening new markets with Oracle Virtualization. Oracle Database Appliance: Opening new markets with Oracle Virtualization.

To Register click here

Xsigo; How to improve Hardware Channel Business Sales with Oracle Virtual Networking
To Register click here

Useful Links for you to bookmark:


  1. To access previously presented 30 Applications Products presentations and 6 Public Sector Value Proposition presentations, please click here.
  2. You might want to bookmark the Enablement blog page Oracle Partner Enablement. Please check this regularly as we publish lots of good content here just for you.
  3. You might want to bookmark the Knowledge Zones page for solution-focused pages designed to jump start your path towards Specialization.
  4. You might want to bookmark the global event calendar page events.oracle.com.

Delivery Format

Innovations in Products – program is a series of FREE prerecorded Oracle product presentations followed by Q&A. It will be delivered over the Web. Participants have the opportunity to submit questions during the web cast via chat and subject matter experts will provide verbal answers live.

Innovations in Products consists of several parallel prerecorded product breakout sessions, each lasting for max. 1 hour. At first, two Oracle representatives will discuss Oracle's contribution to Partners. Then you'll see the product breakout sessions followed by Q&A with Oracle Experts. A Q&A document covering all questions and answers will be made available after the webcast.

You can also see Innovations in Products afterwards as its content will be available online for the next 6-12 months.

The next Innovations in Products web casts will be presented as follows:

  1. January 14th 2013
  2. April 8th 2013.

Note: Depending on local network bandwidth please allow some seconds time the presentations to download. You might want to refresh your screen by pressing F5.


Maximum 1 hour

For further information please contact me Markku Rouhiainen.

Best regards

Markku Rouhiainen
Director, Partner Enablement EMEA

Monday Jan 07, 2013

Oracle Fusion Middleware 11g: Oracle GoldenGate Partner Workshop Hands-on Workshop

Oracle Fusion Middleware 11g

Oracle GoldenGate Partner Workshop
Hands-on Workshop

Oracle Platform Technology Solutions

Workshop Description

Oracle Fusion Middleware 11g is the #1 middle-tier infrastructure that enables enterprises to create and run agile, intelligent business applications and maximize IT efficiency by exploiting modern hardware and software architectures. Oracle GoldenGate (OGG) is a comprehensive solution for replication of data in heterogeneous data environments. The product set enables high availability solutions, real-time data integration, transactional change data capture, data replication, transformations, and verification between operational and analytical enterprise systems.

This FREE partner workshop will be focusing on demonstrating the heterogeneous capabilities of replication between MySQL and an Oracle Database. This is a hands-on-workshop, and as such you will be guided through the process of installation, configuration and execution of Oracle GoldenGate running with both Oracle and MySQL with the intent of getting you quickly started on using these products. No prior knowledge or experience in using Oracle GoldenGate, Oracle Database and MySQL is required to attend this workshop. Also, it is not the intent of this workshop to make someone proficient in either the Oracle or the MySQL databases.

After taking this course on Oracle Golden Gate11g , you can go on to build real-time data integrations, industry-focused solutions, customer facing demos, proof-of-concepts (POCs), pilot implementations and reference architectures. If you are a developer or consultant who specializes in data integration, data migration, data warehousing, ETL, BI, or SOA you cannot afford to miss this workshop.

Workshop Outline
Day One:

  • Introduction and Overview of Oracle GoldenGate (PPT)
  • Lab 1: Getting Started - Configuring the databases for using Oracle GoldenGate and our workload simulation app  (Hands-On)
  • Lab 2: Downloading and Installing Oracle GoldenGate for MySQL and Oracle  (Hands-On)
  • Lab 3: Setting up an Initial load from MySQL to Oracle  (Hands-On)

Day Two:

  • Lab 4: Configuring one-way replication from MySQL to Oracle  (Hands-On)
  • Lab 5: Configuring Bi-Directional Replication between MySQL and Oracle  (Hands-On)
  • Lab 6: Configuring Transformations with Oracle GoldenGate  (Hands-On)
  • Lab 7: Configuring Filtering using Oracle GoldenGate  (Hands-On)


  • Data Integration, Data Migration and Application Migration Implementers
  • Data Warehouse/ETL, BI and SOA Consultants
  • Enterprise and Industry Solutions Architects
  • Database and System Administrators


  • Familiarity with databases
  • Basic understanding of replication and data integration

Equipment Requirements

This workshop requires attendees to provide their own laptops.
Attendee laptops must meet the following minimum hardware/software requirements:

This class duration is two Days.

9:00am: Sign-in and technical set up
9:30am : Workshop starts
5:00pm : Workshop ends

Registration is FREE but seating is limited.

Oracle GoldenGate 11g Workshop Schedule
January 29-30, 2013: BVP, Birmingham, UK
Register here


For registration questions please send an email to sttrain_ww@oracle.com..

invitation to the Fusion Middleware PARTNER COMMUNITY FORUM

invitation to the Fusion Middleware PARTNER COMMUNITY FORUM

Do you want to learn about Oracle Fusion Middleware?
We would like to invite you to become updated and trained at our SOA & BPM & WebLogic & ADF Partner Community Forum on February 19th and 20th Hilton Vilamoura As Cascatas Golf Resort & Spa, Algarve Portugal.

Keynotes: Ed Zou and Alistair Hopkins.

The Partner Community Forum is a wonderful opportunity to:

  • learn how to sell the value of Fusion Middleware by combining SOA & BPM & WebLogic & ADF solutions
  • meet with the Oracle SOA & BPM & WebLogic & ADF product management
  • exchange knowledge and have access to competitive intelligence
  • learn from successful SOA & BPM & WebLogic & ADF implementations
  • network within the SOA Partner Community and the WebLogic Partner Community

During this highly informative event you can learn about partner success stories, participate in an array of break-out sessions and exchange information with other partners.

Additionally to the Community Forum, you can participate in technical hands on workshops on February 21st and 22nd. The goal of these workshops is to prepare you for customer implementations.

Places are limited, so don't delay and register now by clicking here. Registration takes a few minutes and is free of charge, except in case of cancellation or no show (cancellation fee € 150).

More information visit at our registration website. We look forward to meeting you in Portugal! 


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