Saturday Jul 26, 2014

Simplified IT Drives Better Business

This Oracle-sponsored IDC study found that as companies reduce IT complexity, they free up resources for strategic business projects. Share how less complexity leads to more innovation!

Redesigned OPN Syndicated Oracle Showcase!

The recently redesigned OPN Syndicated Oracle Showcase enables partners to embed Oracle solution content that automatically updates to their websites with timely, compelling and rich web content. Watch the Oracle & SharedVue webinar replay to learn more about the redesign + customization capabilities.

Attention Partners In Brazil: Registration Now Open For Oracle SRM Implementation Boot Camp!

Just because the World Cup is over doesn’t mean we can’t still have a good time! Join OPN’s boot camp and learn the skills required to implement Oracle Social Relationship Management. Each student will discover key points in each topic area, and will learn how the product should be set-up, configured, and implemented in various different situations. Don’t miss out!

Top Oracle Validated Integration Partner Headline – Week Ending July 26

  • Language I/O's LinguistNow® Achieves Oracle Validated Integration with Oracle RightNow CX Cloud Service – Read more
  • Smart E-Verify Achieves Oracle Validated Integration with Oracle’s PeopleSoft HCM –Read more
  • TazWorks Announces Oracle Validated Integration with Oracle Taleo Enterprise Cloud Service – Read more

Mirantis Announces Support For Oracle Linux & Oracle VM

We are pleased to hear that Mirantis will offer Oracle Linux and Oracle VM as part of their supported operating systems and hypervisors options. Right from the beginning, we stated that our approach to OpenStack will be open and collaborative; and we were right. Read more!

Video Interview: Oracle Linux Overview For Partners

Uncover the key features and benefits of Oracle Linux as well as why you should choose to sell Oracle Linux in this 10 minute video!

Oracle Linux 7 Now Available!

This week, Oracle introduced Oracle Linux 7; an open source operating platform that gives customers and partners the capabilities, tools, and features needed to innovate, collaborate, and create solutions across traditional, cloud-based, and virtual environments. As with previous releases, Oracle Linux 7 is easy to download, free to distribute, and the only major enterprise Linux distribution that publishes all bug fixes and security errata publicly, providing more flexibility and choice than other commercial Linux distributions.

New Video: Oracle And Intel Collaboration

We just published a webcast discussing the technical collaboration between Oracle and Intel. The panel highlights the recent collaborations on elastic computing, Oracle Database In-Memory, and the newly announced products Exadata Database Machine X4-8 and Sun Server X4-8. In addition, panelists reflect on the specific technical advances that have resulted from over twenty years of partnership.

How To: Modernize IBM AIX/Power To Oracle Solaris/SPARC

Learn how to leverage the Modernizing IBM AIX/Power to Oracle Solaris/SPARC Program, to assist you in migrating IBM AIX/Power customers to the Oracle Solaris/SPARC platform.  Customers will find Oracle Solaris/SPARC solutions an ideal long-term platform, providing greatly significantly reduced capital and operational cost savings and greatly improved performance and productivity.

Partnercast Replay Now Available: Oracle Database Technology And Specialization Update

Sad you missed our live PartnerCast? Have no fear! The on-demand segments are now available. Topics we covered include: Oracle Database In-Memory, Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c R4 and ODB Performance & Tuning Specialization.

Wednesday Jul 23, 2014

Partner Webcast – Oracle Database 12c Recovery Manager (RMAN): Next Generation Backup and Recovery

Oracle is offering a comprehensive set of Database High Availability capabilities that seamlessly work together to help reduce both planned and unplanned downtime. Oracle Maximum Availability Architecture (MAA) provides with a best practices blueprint that can significantly reduce the cost and complexity of database high availability deployments. In our webcast we will provide an overview of the latest technologies for backup and recovery of the Oracle Database, guiding you through Oracle Recovery Manager, common configuration and backup scenarios. We will focus on the new features made available specifically on Oracle Database 12c, backing up of both non-container traditional databases and container based multitenant pluggable databases. Register Now!


  • Oracle Recovery Manager (RMAN) Overview
  • Common RMAN Configuration policy
  • Important Backup Strategies & Scenarios
  • What’s New in RMAN for Oracle Database 12c ?
  • Oracle RMAN Performance
  • Summary – Q&A

Delivery Format
This FREE online LIVE eSeminar will be delivered over the Web. Registrations received less than 24hours prior to start time may not receive confirmation to attend.
Okcan Yasin Saygılı - Oracle Partner Hub Migration Center DB&DBO Specialist
Duration: 1 hour

For more information, click here!

Tuesday Jul 22, 2014

Oracle and Mirantis Collaborate on OpenStack Support

Oracle will continue to collaborate with OpenStack solution providers to allow them to offer Oracle Linux and Oracle VM as part of their solution. Read more here!

Watch Replay: Oracle Database Technology and Specialization Update PartnerCast

Missed the live PartnerCast? On-demand segments are now available! PartnerCast: Oracle Database In-Memory PartnerCast: Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c R4 PartnerCast: ODB Performance & Tuning Specialization

Specializations Catalog Updates - Week Ending July 18

The Specializations Catalog offers a great overview of all qualifying specializations launched and planned as part of the Specialization Program. More specializations and exams are now active and available. The Catalog can be downloaded from the OPN Get Started and Get Trained pages, and from the bottom sections under OPN Resources and Key Links.

Monday Jul 21, 2014

Top Oracle Validated Integration Partner Headline – Week Ending July 22

  • Added Insight’s In-site Assessment Testing Platform Achieves Oracle Validated Integration with Oracle Taleo Enterprise Cloud Service – Read more
  • BEAM Test Achieves Oracle Validated Integration for PeopleSoft 9.2 – Read more
  • cut-e achieves Oracle Validated Integration – Read more