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Monday Jul 06, 2015
By Diana.H. Gray-Oracle on Jul 06, 2015
As the benefits of Database as a Service (DBaaS) extend beyond those of the "as-a-service" delivery mode, allowing access to a broad range of external data sources to power business processes and augment in-house systems of record, the DBaaS market is expected to grow rapidly in the following years.
Recent Findings Show that Major Growth is Expected in the DBaaS Space
- According to 451research, with an expected enterprise adoption
rate to reach over 70% in 2016,
it has become clear organizations are making DBaaS a priority for
their business plans.
- According to MarketsandMarkets, the “adoption is expected to grow steadily and shall have a persuasive existence across all the major verticals. Improved customer experience at lower cost, on a 'pay as you go' revenue model, will be the major 'pull' factor.”
- By 2017, the DaaS market share will
increase to 29%, “becoming the most important form of private cloud” as Oracle Research states in a recent article.
As the migration to DBaaS becomes a “must have” for every enterprise that wants to stay ahead of the game, so is having the right skills to implement it within your organization to guarantee optimal results.
skills are needed to gain good results when migrating to DBaaS?
Database administrators still need to be trained in core administration skills when moving to the Oracle Cloud. They will need to understand:
- The overall architecture of the Oracle Database Cloud,
- How to migrate to the cloud,
- How to create an administer an instance,
- How to configure connections,
- How to back up and recover databases in the cloud,
- How to use Cloud DBA tools.
Database Administrators can struggle when transitioning to the Cloud when:
- They are unfamiliar with overall capabilities provided,
- They are not familiar with Cloud DBA Tools,
- They don't know how to administer Oracle Database Cloud security measures,
- They cannot
maximize performance and scale the database environment,
Transitioning to the Cloud - a "Challenging Mission" - Not Anymore!
DBaaS represents a paradigm shift in IT, from merely
“keeping the system up & running” to higher tuning and development work –
helping customers move their businesses forward.
This type of role can be more rewarding and provides new opportunities. Moving to the Oracle Cloud requires new skills to fully understand all that is needed when performing Oracle Database administrator tasks in the Cloud.
Oracle University helps database administrators upgrade their skills
Learn more - Oracle Cloud Learning Subscription – Oracle Database Cloud Service - Complete Edition will help you gain the skills you need for a successful DBaaS Cloud experience at it relates to your job.
What do you think? Do you already run an DBaaS project? What has been your experience?
Please leave your comments and questions below.
Wednesday Jul 01, 2015
By Jim Vonick-Oracle on Jul 01, 2015
A recent Gartner survey revealed that Software as a Service (SaaS) deployments are becoming "mission critical" for organizations around the world.
One rationale for migrating to SaaS is the reduction in deployment time. This allows an organization to quickly realize the benefits of the transition. When implementing a cloud application, however, businesses can easily overlook the skills staff need to execute a successful migration.
Technical professionals responsible for configuring, integrating and administering an Oracle Cloud application need to get up to speed quickly to ensure that business requirements are met.
As with any new application, business users, who will be regularly working with a cloud application, need to learn how to access and use the application to perform their jobs.
And when product updates are made to your cloud application your team needs access to the latest product information, so they can readily leverage the new features and functionality.
Introducing Oracle Cloud Learning Subscriptions
To help your organization address these real-world challenges that teams face, Oracle University has designed a specialized method of learning: Oracle Cloud Learning Subscriptions.
These subscriptions are comprehensive online learning solutions that provide relevant and timely content about your Oracle Cloud applications for all job roles in your organization that interact with your applications.
SaaS Learning Simplified
Oracle Cloud Learning Subscriptions provide the training you need, when you need it, all in one place. This makes it easier for your entire organization to learn about your Oracle Cloud applications.
With each subscription you get:
Two Editions for All Job Roles in Your Organization
| Complete Editions
||know|| End User Editions
With each 'Complete Edition' subscription you'll learn all about your Oracle Cloud applications throughout their entire life cycle - from implementing and managing your applications to getting the most out of new features in the latest release.
Who it's designed for:
implementers, functional configurators, application administrators, system administrators, developers and technical consultants
With each 'End User Edition' subscription, you'll develop an understanding of your applications, while learning how to access them to perform your job. This training is entirely role based with all key tasks recorded in short, easy to digest videos.
Who it's designed for:
business users who use Oracle Cloud applications while performing their jobs
| Learn To
|| Complete Edition
|| End User Edition
|- get started using your Oracle Cloud applications||*||*|
| - implement and configure your applications
|- administer and manage your applications||*||
|- complete tasks and perform business transactions using the application||*||*|
|- create and publish reports||*||*|
|- develop hybrid cloud and on-premises solutions||*||
|- collaborate effectively with team members using Oracle Social Network||*||
|- learn about new features as they become available||*||*|
Subscriptions are available for the following Oracle Cloud SaaS offerings:
| Oracle Cloud Application
|| Complete Edition
|| End User Edition
| Human Capital Management Cloud
| Global HR
| Talent Management
| Customer Experience Cloud
| Sales Cloud
| Service Cloud
| Enterprise Resource Planning
| Financials Cloud
| Procurement Cloud
| Project Portfolio Management Cloud
Preview Oracle Cloud Learning Subscriptions here.
Wednesday Jun 10, 2015
By Diana.H. Gray-Oracle on Jun 10, 2015
Oracle University's New Offering - Oracle Cloud Learning Subscriptions
Oracle Cloud promises new career opportunities for IT professionals. In many cases, existing core skill sets transfer directly to cloud technologies, especially for Java and database developers, architects and administrators.
Java and database developers, architects and administrators can leverage their existing skills and gain new knowledge to rapidly build and deploy rich applications.
Learn how to extend Oracle Cloud Software as a Service (SaaS) applications using Oracle Cloud Platform as a Service (PaaS), which is based on the industry’s #1 database and application server.
In other instances, IT professionals need to acquire new skill sets that meet the demand of emerging cloud job roles.
Technical professionals, including implementers and application administrators who work with Oracle SaaS applications, need to learn all about the application throughout its entire lifecycle - from implementing and using their applications to learning how to take advantage of new features on the latest release.
Companies considering a move to cloud computing should educate their IT professionals about the potential opportunities as soon as possible. Doing so builds staff capabilities and skills ahead of migrating to the cloud platform.
Chief information officers who want to generate more business value from IT have to be on the front line of cloud skills education to build their own competence, as well as of the competence of their IT staff.
Oracle University offers simple solutions for technical professionals to build their cloud skill set:
- Oracle Cloud Learning Subscriptions - Complete Edition
- Oracle Cloud Learning Subscriptions – End-User Edition: for end-users who need to get up-to speed with accomplishing their daily tasks as they acclimate to the changing cloud environment.
The move to cloud solutions opens up new opportunities for both types of IT professionals. Key technical skill sets become more critical to career success.
Oracle University’s Cloud Learning Subscriptions help you transition to the Cloud while you develop the skills to take advantage of all the Oracle Cloud has to offer.
Learn to implement, develop, use and migrate to the Oracle Public Cloud using an Oracle Cloud Learning Subscription. The Oracle Cloud Learning Subscription provides 24/7 access to learning assets delivered by Oracle product experts on demand.
Get started with an Oracle Cloud Learning Subscription today.
With an Oracle Cloud Learning subscription, IT professionals get 12 months of 24x7 access to end-to-end on demand, video based learning delivered by Oracle product experts.
Preview the Oracle
Cloud Learning Subscriptions today and accelerate
your journey to Oracle’s Software as a Service (SaaS) and Platform as a Service
Tuesday Jun 02, 2015
By Jim Vonick-Oracle on Jun 02, 2015
Written by Diana Gray and Jim Vonick
The transformation to public cloud computing can be a challenge for your
entire organization, whether you're a technical professional figuring out how to implement and administer your cloud solution, or a
business learning how to use a new cloud application.
Introducing Oracle Cloud Learning Subscriptions
SaaS and PaaS Learning Subscriptions
Learning Subscriptions are available for the following Oracle Software as a Service (SaaS) and Platform as a Service (PaaS) offerings.
Complete and End User Editions
There are two editions of Oracle Cloud Learning Subscriptions. Each edition makes timely and relevant content available for the appropriate job roles associated with your cloud application or platform service.
||Complete Editions - for technical professionals, implementers, administrators, developers, architects and IT managers|
| End User Editions - for business users who use Oracle applications on a day-to-day basis
With an Oracle Cloud Learning Subscription You Get
- 12 months of 24/7 access to a comprehensive set of training videos and product demonstrations delivered by Oracle product experts
- End-to-end training that spans the entire lifecycle of your Oracle Cloud application or platform service - from learning about and migrating to the cloud to using and optimizing your application service
- Practice labs are available in the Complete Edition of the SaaS learning subscriptions
- Continuous updates for product enhancements and new product releases, giving you access to the latest product information as soon as it's available
Oracle University is THE trusted provider of quality, expert Oracle training & certification.
All training is delivered by our Elite global team of Oracle experts and made available in multiple learning formats for anytime, anywhere training. Delivery methods include:
- Traditional classroom,
- Live Virtual Class,
- Oracle Learning Streams,
- Oracle Learning Cloud and
- Training On Demand.
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