Wednesday Jun 22, 2016

NEW Security Learning Subscription – Preview for FREE Now!

Protecting corporate information and technology assets from intruders is a significant challenge for most enterprises. Learn how Oracle University's Security Learning Subscription helps companies protect sensitive data.

[Read More]

Tuesday Jun 07, 2016

New Courses, Learning Subscriptions and Certifications for June 2016 - Just Released!

On a monthly basis, we offer new releases to meet your training needs. Explore Oracle University's new courses, learning subscriptions and certifications for June today! It's a great time to expand your skill set and validate your knowledge to gain an edge in the job market.


[Read More]

Thursday Apr 07, 2016

Join Us and Innovate with the Latest in MySQL

Join Oracle for MySQL Innovation Day on Monday, April 25th to explore technical innovation and gain insight into MySQL. Get a snapshot of the latest MySQL development in the keynote, while hearing about new and exciting MySQL features.

[Read More]

Wednesday Mar 23, 2016

Training Solutions for Your Oracle HCM Cloud Applications

Oracle University offers extensive Oracle Human Capital Management Cloud Applications training. Courses have been updated for Oracle Cloud Applications Rel 10. Business users will learn how to use  applications, while technical professionals will explore configuring, extending and administering applications using best practices.

[Read More]

Monday Mar 14, 2016

MySQL Learning Subscription is Now Available!

Oracle University just released the MySQL Learning Subscription, which includes videos, demonstrations and insights from MySQL experts here at Oracle. Access information on MySQL 5.7 as well as earlier versions of MySQL. Learn how this product can help your organization.

[Read More]

Thursday Mar 03, 2016

How to Train Your Millenials

According to a new Pew Research Center analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data, over a third of American workers today are millennials (adults ages 18 to 34 in 2015). This year they surpassed Generation X (those aged 35 to 50) to become the largest share of the American workforce. How does this increase in the number of millennials affect an organization’s training strategy? Read more.

[Read More]

Monday Jan 04, 2016

Oracle Big Data Learning Subscription – Find Out What's Trending

Introducing the Oracle Big Data Learning Subscription – a continuously updated learning solution that not only helps you develop skills related to this fast growing industry-focused subject; subscribing also gives you access to training, demonstrations and best practices, while educating you about industry trends.

[Read More]

Thursday Dec 17, 2015

Purchasing a Continously Updated Oracle Systems Learning Subscription Offers You So Much More

You might think to yourself, why should I purchase the Oracle Systems Learning Subscription when I can take the training I need in a classroom or through an online course? The answer is simple. The Oracle Learning Subscription is designed to offer you a very different learning solution.

[Read More]

Monday Nov 30, 2015

5 Ways to Stretch Your Training Dollar

Training is an important way to help employees develop the knowledge and capabilities to achieve a higher level of productivity, which is essential to the success of any business. As this year draws to a close, it’s a good time to consider how to get the best return on your training investment. We recommend these five proven ways to stretch your training dollar.

[Read More]

Wednesday Oct 28, 2015

Oracle Cloud “Platform as a Service” Training - Available Now!

Designed for administrators, developers, architects and business analysts who focus on database and middleware cloud products and technologies, the Oracle Cloud Learning - PaaS subscription builds on your existing knowledge. Develop the new skills you need for Platform-as-a-Service environments.

[Read More]

Friday Sep 18, 2015

Transition to the Cloud with Oracle Database 12c

Looking to migrate to Oracle Database 12c? Great news: we offer training courses designed to help expand the skill set and expertise of any database administrator managing consolidation in data centers, database operations and engineered systems. For a full Database Cloud Service experience, view the recently released Oracle Cloud Learning Subscription.

[Read More]

Monday Jul 06, 2015

Oracle DBaaS Market Expected to Boom – What All DBAs Need to Do to Prepare!

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.

Which 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.

Friday Jul 03, 2015

Are These the Reasons You Avoid Digital Learning?

Written by Ekta Siva

We all live in a fast paced world where business and life happens at a record pace.

Balancing work, family and having a social life all fight for our time and energy, leaving even less time for upgrading our professional skill set.

Logically, this would mean online learning makes the most sense, as it can be experienced from the comfort of your home and/or office.

Online learning gives you the freedom to learn at your own pace.

Educational institutions and training organizations have all identified this need for flexible learning in our modern, fast-paced and digitally connected world. There are various ways to take training courses online to meet this need, but many still hesitate to learn this way.

Why is this?

Let's take a look at the top 5 reasons people avoid digital learning.

1. Online learning makes me feel disconnected.

Many feel that learning from your home or office can make you feel isolated or disconnected in an online course. The view is that the comfort of a classroom environment is missing. In reality, this isn't the case, as learning platforms used today can be highly interactive. You can easily connect with other students, faculty and other support resources. As long as you're committed to attending online sessions and participating in the discussions, you can have a very connected learning experience, from the comfort of anywhere with an internet connection.

2. It doesn't fit my learning style.

This mindset is common, as people expect the learning environment to feel a certain way and conform to a set of rules. Many online training courses are not static; they are fluid and combine many different opportunities to learn. Interactive lectures, case studies and hands-on demonstrations are incorporated into many online courses to work with various learning styles.

3. Instructors are not available for help.

This can apply during a class if you don't feel confident to "raise your hand" or engage in hands-on practice labs. It's important to remember that online courses tend to be smaller than the average university lecture hall, inviting more interactivity. Interactive online tools give you access to student support groups, experts and information; in reality, you have tons of expert support that's available whenever you need it!

4. It's difficult to stay motivated.

How do you stay motivated to keep learning? The key is picking the right course and the right learning platform. Pick a relevant course which teaches you the skills you're looking to develop and can immediately utilize in your daily job. Being able to see the real-world applications right away will keep you motivated.

5. I don't have the right technology and connections to learn online.

There are system and bandwidth requirements that will help you get the most out of an online course. The best way to tackle this is working with your chosen learning provider before beginning the course. Getting the right infrastructure will help you get the most out of your courses.

Now that we've identified some of the common reasons people avoid digital learning to grow their skill set, let's take a look at some of the key benefits you can experience by learning online.

  • Easy access from your home or office
  • No geographic restrictions
  • 24/7 access to technology experts
  • Learn on your own time, at your own pace
  • Eliminate costly and time-consuming travel to learning centers

Those in the IT industry know that without constant skills upgrading, the rapid pace of development in the industry will leave them behind.

Give online learning a try - you just may be surprised at the results!

Digital learning from Oracle University provides an excellent venue for continuous online learning - at your own pace!

Learn More >

Wednesday Jul 01, 2015

A New Training Strategy for Your SaaS Applications

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:

  • 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 life cycle of your Oracle Cloud applications.
  • Practice labs with all 'Complete Edition' subscriptions.
  • Continuous updates for product enhancement and new product releases.

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

 remember

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.

About

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 Subscriptions,
- Training On Demand.

For buying confidence all our training is backed by the unique 100% student satisfaction guarantee.

Quick Links:
Subscribe to the Latest Oracle University Blog Posts by Email

Oracle University Website

Subscribe to Oracle Training Newsletters

Oracle Certification Blog

Search

Archives
« July 2016
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
     
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
      
Today