Friday Feb 20, 2015

Exadata X5 & Related Product Knowledge - Just a Click Away with Oracle Streams

With so many new Oracle products being introduced, how can you get a quick overview of these new products to learn how they fit into the big picture?

Did you know that Oracle unveiled the sixth generation of its high-performing, low-cost platform for running Oracle Database, the Oracle Exadata Database Machine X5?

Oracle Exadata's architecture features:

  • Scale-out database servers
  • Scale-out intelligent storage servers
  • High-speed InfiniBand networking
  • 50 percent faster processors
  • 50 percent larger maximum memory capacity
  • Faster and larger flash increase overall performance

Oracle also introduced an all-flash storage server that uses ultra-fast PCIe flash drives, the latest Non-Volatile Memory Express flash protocol, and InfiniBand scale-out to achieve breakthrough performance and price per I/O.

Oracle Exadata X5-2,Oracle SuperCluster T5-8 and Oracle SuperCluster M6-32 engineered systems can be configured with extreme flash storage servers.

To find out more about these products, explore Oracle Systems Learning Stream online videos to develop the knowledge you need just-in-time.

Gain access to over 280 online videos that will increase over time as more exciting knowledge about Oracle’s latest developments becomes available.

Learn about the Exadata Database Machine, Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance, Oracle SuperCluster and so much more by viewing the new Oracle Systems Learning Stream.

Access additional Oracle Streams by visiting today.

Monday Feb 16, 2015

Now Available - Oracle Systems and PeopleSoft Learning Streams

More Videos. More Choices. More Experts.

Two new Oracle Learning Streams are now available:

Oracle Learning Streams are innovative, subscription-based learning solutions that are changing how professionals stay up-to-date on Oracle products and technologies.

This is done through ready access to hundreds of instructional videos and live webinars delivered by Oracle experts, along with access to top instructors that can answers your questions.  New videos are added regularly to each Learning Stream. You can  also request videos on topics that interest you.

Oracle Systems Learning Stream

The Oracle Systems Learning Stream includes over 280 instructional videos on several layers of the Oracle stack, including Oracle Servers, Storage, Operating Systems (i.e., Linux and Oracle Solaris), Virtualization products and related technologies. 

Oracle subject-matter experts advise on product direction, performance, optimization, and troubleshooting on core Oracle products.

This learning solution is for system administrators, architects, support engineers and developers who need to learn about Oracle Infrastructure products, how they work together, what new features are available, and what they are capable of.

Preview the Oracle Systems Learning Stream.

Oracle PeopleSoft Learning Stream

The PeopleSoft Learning Stream is ideal for both technical and business professionals, who need to stay current on the technical and functional aspect of your PeopleSoft solutions.

It includes over 150 instructional videos on critical and advanced topics for PeopleTools, Financials, Human Capital Management, Supply Chain Management and Customer Relationship Management.

Preview the Oracle PeopleSoft Learning Stream

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Learn more about all of the available Oracle Learning Streams.

Wednesday May 08, 2013

May 2013 Oracle University Round-Up: New Training and Certifications

May is here, and so are several new and updated courses for Hyperion, Identity Management, Data Integration, Oracle BI and JD Edwards EnterpriseOne 9.1.

Virtualization remains at the top of the IT priority list for enterprises in 2013, so we thought we would remind you about our top server virtualization training courses.

Featured Training and Certification for Database & Systems

Oracle's server virtualization products support x86 and SPARC architectures. Training is available to help you get the best from both architectures.

Training Courses:

•    Oracle VM Administration: Oracle VM Server for x86
•    Oracle VM Server for SPARC: Installation and Configuration


Calling all experienced Oracle Certified Associate Solaris System Administrators! The Oracle Solaris 11 System Administrator certification is still in beta (which means you can take the exam at a discount!) through May 25, 2013.  Prep with the Oracle Solaris 11 Advanced System Administration training course.

Featured Training for Java & Fusion Middleware

We have a few new courses in Identity Management, Data Integration and Hyperion Profitability and Cost Management. We also recently updated two of our most popular BI courses to include Exalytics.

•    Hyperion Profitability & Cost Management 11.1.2 Detailed Modeling
•    Oracle Hyperion Financial Reporting 11.1.2 for Financial Management
•    Oracle BI 11g: New Features and Exalytics
•    Oracle BI 11g R1: Create Analyses and Dashboards  - Select courses are now scheduled to run on an Exalytics box
•    LDAP and Directory Services: Essentials
•    Oracle Data Integrator 11g: Advanced Integration and Development

Featured Training for Oracle Applications

Additional training is now available for JD Edwards EnterpriseOne 9.1.  Learn how to efficiently and effectively implement and use your JD Edwards, while taking advantage of the usability and productivity enhancements in the most recent release.

Tools and Technology Courses:

•    JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Development Tools Part 1 Rel 9.x
•    JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Development Tools Part 2 Rel 9.x

Supply Chain Management Courses:

•    JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Product Data Management 9.x
•    JD Edwards EnterpriseOne PDM / MCA 9.x
•    JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Forecast Management Rel 9.x
•    JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Quality Management Rel 9.x

Looking for training or certification on another topic? Let us know what you're interested in hearing about by leaving a comment below.

-Kate, Oracle University Market Development Manager

Friday Apr 12, 2013

April 2013 Oracle University Round-Up: New Training & Certifications

April brings new and updated training for Java EE on WebLogic 12c, Taleo EE, Business Intelligence and Exalytics, plus a new Oracle Database SQL Tuning Certification.  

Additionally, Oracle University was just recognized as a leader according to the latest IDC Marketscape for IT Education and Training. Some observations from the report include:

•    “With an ever-expanding portfolio of tools and applications, Oracle University is strongly oriented toward the individual learner.”

•    “Oracle has been part of the early wave of vendors that have adopted a full range of training technologies — including simulations, labs and employee performance support tools. This variety is well leveraged through Oracle's training portfolio to provide both relevant training experiences and a varied instructional experience.”

•    “Oracle University's curricula is developed by the product groups. This decentralized control helps maximize the relevance of the training offering to the elements that are most useful to end users.”

And now for this month’s round-up:

Featured Training and Certification for Database & Systems

Oracle Linux brings critical time and cost savings to the Oracle DBA with its advanced feature-set.  Learn how you can optimize Oracle Linux for your enterprise workloads with our popular training courses.  DBAs can also now pursue our new SQL Tuning Certification.

Training Courses:

•    UNIX and Linux Essentials
•    Oracle Linux System Administration


•    Oracle Certified Expert, Oracle Database 11g Release 2 SQL Tuning (OCE) certification.

Although training is not required for this certification, Oracle University offers several courses that will teach you the concepts you need to know  to help you pass this certification exam:

•    Oracle Database 11g : SQL Tuning Workshop
•    Oracle SQL Tuning for Developers Workshop
•    Oracle Database 11g: Administer a Data Warehouse
•    Parallel Processing in Oracle Database 11g
•    Oracle SQL Tuning for Developers Workshop

For more information about some of the upcoming Oracle9i Database exam retirements, take a few minutes to read our Oracle Certification blog.

Featured Training for Java & Fusion Middleware

Many of our top courses have recently been updated. This update includes four Java EE 6 Development courses. WebLogic 12c, our top Oracle BI course, has been updated to run on Oracle Exalytics. We're also offering a new Oracle Exalytics Administration Seminar.

Training Courses:

•    Developing  Applications with Java EE 6 on WebLogicServer 12c
•    Java EE 6: Develop Database Applications with JPA
•    Java EE 6: Develop Web Components with Servlets & JSPs
•    Java EE 6: Develop Business Components with JMS & EJBs
•    Oracle Exalytics: Administration Seminar
•    Oracle BI 11g R1: Create Analyses and Dashboards Starting April 15th - scheduled to run on Oracle Exalytics

Featured Training for Oracle Applications

Our Taleo Enterprise Edition courses have been updated to incorporate the latest enhancements for Taleo EE version 12c. Learn how to meet the talent management needs of your enterprise with global consistency and local flexibility.

Training Courses:

•    Taleo (TEE): Introduction to Configuration
•    Taleo (TEE): Performance System Administration
•    Taleo (TEE): Onboarding Administration
•    Taleo: Learn Prepare and Distribute Content
•    Taleo: Learn System and User Configuration

Looking for training or certification on another topic? Let us know what you're interested in hearing about by leaving a comment below.

-Kate, Oracle University Market Development Manager


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