Friday Apr 22, 2016

Exadata Virtual Conference - Join Us!

Each year the IOUG Exadata Special Interest Group (SIG) holds an online Virtual Conference.

This year’s Virtual Conference will be held on May 2nd & 3rd. The conference is FREE.

Conference sessions include:

  • Oracle Exadata X6: Technical Deep Dive - Architecture and Internals
  • Exadata Database Machine Security
  • The General Electric Power Journey: Oracle E-Business Suite 12.2 on Oracle Exadata and Exalogic
  • SAS Institute Applications with Oracle Exadata and Big Data Appliance: Turning Data into Knowledge
  • Oracle Cloud Machine: Bringing the Oracle Cloud On Premise
  • Database Machine Administration (DBMA) and Database Administration (DBMA): Similarities and Differences, What you need to know

This is a great opportunity for Exadata updates. You are welcome to join, and most of all, invite your customers and prospects.

Register here.

Monday Mar 28, 2016

Database Workloads: Is There Anything Exadata Can’t Do?

This first podcast in a series of four, features Tim Mooney from Oracle and Martin Bach from AEG discussing best practices and experiences implementing Oracle Exadata. 

Tuesday Feb 16, 2016

Attend our new webcast: Delivering Data at the Speed of Business with Oracle Database In-Memory, February 18!

You are invited to attend our new webcast hosted by Database Trends and Applications, Delivering Data at the Speed of Business with Oracle Database In-Memory, on Thursday, February 18.  The webcast will examine how the world of data warehousing and business intelligence is changing.  DBTA will also reveal the results of a new survey on the approaches organizations are using to improve data delivery, which was fielded over the Independent Oracle User Group member base.

Attendees will learn:
•    Strategies for integrating data at the speed of business.
•    New technologies and practices for Oracle Database users to improve information delivery.
•    Key architectural designs of Oracle Database In-Memory that help to accelerate analytics and increase adoption.

Date/Time: Thursday, February 18, 9am PST/ 12pm EST

Click here for more details! Make sure you register now!

Tuesday Nov 17, 2015

Webcast Replays: SuperCluster M7 & T7/M7

Catch replays of two OPN webcasts that provided an overview of SuperCluster M7 and T7/M7. In these sessions, we discussed product overviews with emphasis on sales positioning & opportunities, as well as OPN resources to help with your selling efforts.


Monday Sep 07, 2015

Join the Oracle Cloud Platform Webcast: Database Cloud Update!

Oracle is expanding the portfolio of PaaS solutions available, helping enterprise IT and partners rapidly build and deploy rich applications - or extend Oracle Cloud SaaS apps - using an enterprise-grade cloud platform based on the industry's #1 database and application server.

Join us as we explore the Oracle Cloud Platform and the several different Database Cloud offerings. Unlike some Cloud vendors, there are multiple routes to market available that Oracle partners can take advantage of today.

Agenda:

  •     Cloud Market and the Oracle Cloud
  •     Oracle Cloud Platform to Transformation
  •     Oracle Platform-as-a-Service Strategy
  •     Oracle Database Cloud Service
  •     Competitive Differentiation
  •     Partner Go To Market Opportunities
  •     Summary and Q&A

Read more about this webcast here!

Thursday Jul 30, 2015

Live PartnerCast: Oracle Database Cloud Update for Partners – August 5th

Tune in on Wednesday, August 5 at 10 AM PT to learn the latest on Oracle Database Cloud and Engineered Systems opportunities for partners. Oracle Platinum partner Bias Corp., will also share how they leverage ODB Cloud to benefit customers. Stream the webcast live from the OPN homepage and join the conversation via Twitter by using @oraclepartners or #OPN in your tweets.

Monday Jul 27, 2015

Partner Webcast - Oracle Database Mobile Server 12c: Advanced Data Synchronization Engine

Join us for a technology overview of the latest DMS 12c, along with a practical demonstration of usage.


Agenda:

  •     Introducing the Oracle Database Mobile Server
  •     New Features in DMS 12c
  •     Demonstration
  •     Summary
  •     Q&A

Read more here.

Wednesday Jun 10, 2015

Partner Webcast – Oracle Database 12c: Application Express 5.0 for Cloud development

Application Express enables you to design, develop and deploy beautiful, responsive, database-driven applications using only your web browser. Join us as we re-introduce you to a brand new APEX 5.0 on the industry's #1 Oracle database 12c and find out how you can leverage this database tool equally well on the cloud, on you server, and your laptop.

Agenda:

  • Oracle Application Express Introduction
  • Product Components of Application Express
  • Application Express 5.0 New Features Overview
    • Mobile Applications 
    • Security Features 
  • Application Express Usage 
  • Leveraging Oracle Database 12c features
  • Summary – Q&A

Read more here.

Monday May 25, 2015

Top Exastack ISV Headlines – Week ending May 22

  • Financial Services – SAS High Performance Analytics (HPA) customer, Garanti Bank, discusses why they implemented Oracle Big Data Appliance and Exadata Database Machine for SAS HPA – Watch here

Wednesday Apr 08, 2015

Partner Webcast – Solving the Internet of Things Scalability Challenge with Oracle Data Management

Internet of Things (IOT) opportunities present unique technical challenges, requiring solutions that are reliable, flexible, secure and scalable. As the technology leader in data management, Oracle’s IoT Paltform provides effective solutions for this connected new world. Oracle products are combined together in an integrated application architecture, providing a comprehensive set of solutions to address those challenges.

In this session, we focus on the integration of data received from all the different devices and components of an Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem. You will hear how Oracle Database Mobile Server and Oracle NoSQL Database work together to provide a reliable, flexible, secure and scalable solution to the problem of IoT data ingestion and management.

Agenda:

  • IoT data ingestion and storage -- What are the challenges and benefits?
  • Oracle NoSQL Database -- An entry point into Big Data technology
  • Oracle Database Mobile Server -- How to get data from here to there, safely and reliably
  • Demonstration
  • Summary & Q&A

For more information click here!

Thursday Mar 12, 2015

Top Exastack headlines – Week ending March 6

Business Control Solutions (BCS) gains 100 percent user concurrency and 10 times improvement in reporting performance with Oracle Exadata Database Machine. BCS’ integrity is designed to enable financial services organizations to facilitate their balance sheet attestation processes more effectively – Read more.

Now Available: New Chinese translations for OPN Certifications

Exams 1Z0-497 Oracle Database 12c Essentials and Oracle Fusion CRM: Sales 2014 Implementation Essentials can be now taken in Simplified Chinese or English upon preference at Pearson VUE testing centers. Check the above exam pages for more preparation details!

Wednesday Mar 04, 2015

Now Available: New Chinese Translations for OPN Certifications

Exams 1Z0-497 Oracle Database 12c Essentials and Oracle Fusion CRM: Sales 2014 Implementation Essentials can be now taken in Simplified Chinese or English upon preference at Pearson VUE testing centers. Check the above exam pages for more preparation details!

Tuesday Feb 24, 2015

Live Virtual Training: Fast Track to DB 12C Specialization for Sales

These FREE live virtual training sessions are designed to provide attendees with a solid overview of the subject matter. Information will also be provided about additional training opportunities, Guided Learning Paths and online assessments.

This session will provide information on how to access and leverage the following Guided Learning Path: Oracle Database 12c Sales Specialist

What will we cover:

This hour-long session will provide attendees with an overview of the content in the Oracle Database 12c Guided Learning Path, including positioning, release strategy as well as functions and features. You will leave with a high-level overview and understanding of how to position, present, and sell Oracle Database 12c.

Lern more here!

Tuesday Feb 17, 2015

Free Vouchers to upgrade to Oracle Database 12c

Oracle Database 11g is scheduled to become non-qualifying beginning May 1. Are your partners planning to upgrade to the new version? OPN supports partners with a limited number of vouchers to successfully pass the Oracle Database 12c Certified Implementation Specialist OPN exam (IZ0-497). If you are interested, you can submit an Oracle Database Certification Upgrade voucher request form.