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Published primarily for Oracle Priority Support customers, the Oracle Infogram is an unofficial news source that combines the best of the Oracle blogs, both inside and outside the firewall, links to useful Metalink notes, announcements, etc. Comments are welcome. We want this to be a place for dialog as well as news.
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Oracle Priority Support Infogram for 27-AUG-2015

Thu, 2015-08-27 14:57

RDBMS
Understanding new In-Memory notes in an execution plan, from Oracle Database In-Memory
Migration IBM AIX ==> SPARC Solaris with Data Guard, from Upgrade your Database - NOW!
Tips on SQL Plan Management and Oracle Database In-Memory - Part 2, from the Oracle Optimizer blog.
Coding Oracle
Yet another CSV -> Table but with pipleline function, from Kris’ Blog.
WebLogic
Extending the Weblogic Console by adding Books, Pages and Portlets , from WebLogic Partner Community EMEA.
Java
9 tools to help you with Java Performance Tunin, from WebLogic Partner Community EMEA.
Extending the Weblogic Console by adding Books, Pages and Portlets 

Asynchronous Support in JAX-RS 2/Java EE 7, from The Aquarium.
And from the same source:
Java API for JSON Binding (JSON-B) 1.0 Early Draft Now Available!
BI Publisher
Page Borders and Title Underlines, from the Oracle BI Publisher blog.
BPM
Getting Started with BPM: Free Oracle University Video Tutorial, from the SOA & BPM Partner Community Blog.
Mobile Computing
New Features : Oracle Mobile Security Suite Integration in Oracle MAF 2.1.3, from The Oracle Mobile Platform Blog.
Ops Center
How Many Systems Can Ops Center Manage?, from the Ops Center blog.
Demantra
How to avoid ORA-06512 and ORA-20000 when Concurrent Statistics Gathering is enabled. New in 12.1 Database, Concurrent Statistics Gathering, Simultaneous for Multiple Tables or Partitions, from the Oracle Demantra blog.
EBS
From the Oracle E-Business Suite Support blog:
New White Paper on Using Web ADI Spread Sheet in the Buyer Work Center Orders (BWC)
From the Oracle E-Business Suite Technology blog:
JRE 1.8.0_60 Certified with Oracle E-Business Suite

Using Application Management Suite With E-Business Suite 12.2

Oracle Priority Support Infogram for 13-AUG-2015

Thu, 2015-08-13 10:00

RDBMS
12c Temporal Validity Support in SQL Developer Data Modeler, from that JEFF SMITH.
Exalogic
Sneak Peek at What’s Next for Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud, from WebLogic Partner Community EMEA.
Data Warehousing
System Statistics About DOP Downgrades, from The Data Warehouse Insider.
Solaris
Solaris Swift using ZFS Storage Appliance, from Jim Kremer’s Blog.
Stateful Packet Inspection, from the Solaris Firewall blog.
Authentication
Weblogic Console and BPM Worklist. Authentication using OpenLDAP, from the AMIS Technology Blog.
RDBMS Optimizer
Tips on SQL Plan Management and Oracle Database In-Memory Part 1, from the Oracle Optimizerblog.
Java
Clash Of Slashes ( / versus \ ), from Brewing tests with CAFE BABE.
Two good postings from The Java Source:
Solving Problems Using the Stream API
About sun.misc.Unsafe
Hyperion
Several patch set announcements from Business Analytics - Proactive Support:
Patch Set Update: Hyperion Essbase 11.1.2.3.508
Patch Set Update: Hyperion Tax Provision 11.1.2.4.100
Patch Set Update: Essbase Analytics Link for HFM 11.1.2.2.500
EPM Patch Set Updates - July 2015
EBS
From the Oracle E-Business Suite Support blog:
Have you used R12: Master Data Fix Diagnostic to Validate Data Related to Purchase Orders and Requisitions?
Identifying Missing Application and Database Tier Patches for EBS 12.2
Receivables: Important system options to review for Autoinvoice
Webcast: Oracle Product Hub Web Services - Setup, Use, and Troubleshooting
Overview of Physical Inventory in Oracle Assets
What's The High Cost Of Not Patching?

From the Oracle E-Business Suite Technology blog:
Identifying Missing App Tier and Database Tier Patches for EBS 12.2

Windows 10 Certified with Oracle E-Business Suite

Oracle Priority Support Infogram for 06-AUG-2015

Thu, 2015-08-06 15:04

RDBMS
Is Your Database The Next Ticking Time Bomb?, from Database Trends and Applications.
SQL
The Problem with SQL Calling PL/SQL Calling SQL, from All Things SQL.
Oracle Technology
From ArchBeat:
Twitter Tuesday: Top 10 Tweets - July 30-August 3, 2015
Top Ten 2 Minute Tech Tip Videos for July 2015
Oracle Utilities
Installing Application Management for Oracle Utilities in Offline Mode, from The Shorten Spot (@theshortenspot).
Data Integration
Chalk Talk Video: Oracle Big Data Preparation Cloud Service, from the Data Integration blog.
Solaris
Creating Scheduled Services in Oracle Solaris, from the Solaris SMF Weblog.
WebLogic
Responsive UI Support in ADF 12.1.3, from WebLogic Partner Community EMEA.
And from the same source:
Additional new material WebLogic Community
Java
Singletons, Singletons..., from The Java Source.
Several good postings at Geertjan’s Blog:
Released: NetBeans IDE 8.1 Beta
Quickly See Implemented/Overridden Methods in Navigator in NetBeans IDE
Enum Code Completion in NetBeans IDE
NetBeans "Find Usages" Includes Dependencies
SOA
SOA 12c End-to-end (e2e) Tutorial, from the SOA & BPM Partner Community Blog.
And from the same source:
SOA Suite 12c Essentials Exam available
EBS
From the Oracle E-Business Suite Support blog:
Webcast: Release from Advanced Supply Chain Planning (ASCP) to Oracle Process Manufacturing (OPM)
Webcast: Unprocessed Subledger Analyzer for Cost Management
Procurement Analyzers
BOM Calendar - Is Your MRP Bucket Half Full?
Webcast: Setup & Troubleshooting Dunning Plans in Oracle Advanced Collections
Troubleshooting the Closing of Work Orders in EAM and WIP
From the Oracle E-Business Suite Technology blog:
Using Oracle Database In-Memory with Oracle E-Business Suite
Oracle Data Guard 12.1.0.2 Certified with EBS 12.2
Database 12.1.0.2 Certified with EBS 11i on Additional Platforms
Transportable Database 12c Certified for EBS 12.2 Database Migration

Database 12.1.0.2 Certified with EBS 12.2 on Additional Platforms

Oracle Priority Support Infogram for 30-JUL-2015

Thu, 2015-07-30 13:09

Open World
Oracle OpenWorld 2015 - Registrations Open, from Business Analytics - Proactive Support.
Oracle Support
Top 5 Ways to Personalize My Oracle Support, from the My Oracle Support blog.
RDBMS
A set of three updates from Upgrade your Database - NOW! in this issue:
ORAchk - How to log SRs and ERs for ORAchk
Things to consider BEFORE upgrading to Oracle 12.1.0.2 to AVOID poor performance and wrong results
Optimizer Issue in Oracle 12.0.1.2: "Reduce Group By"
PeopleSoft/SES
Upgrade your SES Database From 11.2.0.3 to 11.2.0.4 for the PeopleSoft Search Framework, from the PeopleSoft Technology Blog.
Java
JShell and REPL in Java 9, from The Java Source.
Modifying the run configuration for the JUnit test runner, from Andreas Fester's Blog.
MySQL
Learn About Queries, Stored Routines, and More MySQL Developer Skills, from Oracle's MySQL Blog.
Fusion Applications
Careful Use of Aggregate Functions, from the Fusion Applications Developer Relationsblog.
ADF
ADF 11.1.1.9 Goodies – Conveyor Belt Component and Alta UI, from WebLogic Partner Community EMEA.
And from the same source:
Create and set clientAttribute to ADF Faces component programmatically to pass value on client side JavaScript
Solaris
Docker coming to Oracle Solaris, from the Oracle Solaris blog.
Live storage migration for kernel zones, from The Zones Zone blog.
Ops Center
Recovering LDoms From a Failed Server, from the Ops Center blog.
EBS
From the Oracle E-Business Suite Support blog:
Webcast: Setup & Troubleshooting Dunning Plans in Oracle Advanced Collections
Troubleshooting the Closing of Work Orders in EAM and WIP
From the Oracle E-Business Suite Technology blog:
Database 12.1.0.2 Certified with EBS 11i on Additional Platforms
Transportable Database 12c Certified for EBS 12.2 Database Migration
Quarterly EBS Upgrade Recommendations: July 2015 Edition


Oracle Priority Support Infogram for 23-JUL-2015

Thu, 2015-07-23 12:08

RDBMS
ORA-54033 and the Hidden Virtual Column Mystery, from All Things SQL.
Oracle Database In-Memory Bundle Patch 10 Released, from Oracle Database In-Memory.
Oracle 12 and latches, part 2, from Frits Hoogland Weblog.
OVM
Oracle VM 3.3.3 Officially Released!!!!, from the Simon Coter Blog.
SQL Developer
Search and Replace in Oracle SQL Developer Data Modeler, from that JEFF SMITH.
WebLogic
WebLogic Partner Community Newsletter July 2015, from WebLogic Partner Community EMEA.
SOA
Performance Study – REST vs SOAP for Mobile Applications, from SOA & BPM Partner Community Blog.
And from the same source: 
Purging and partitioned schemas
ADF
Auto Refresh for ADF BC Cached LOV, from Andrejus Baranovskis Blog.
Hadoop
How to Build a Hadoop Cluster Using OpenStack, from The art of virtualization.
Hyperion
Patch Set Update: Hyperion Profitability and Cost Management 11.1.2.4.100, from SOA & BPM Partner Community Blog.
And another update announcement:
Patch Set Update: Hyperion Profitability and Cost Management 11.1.2.4.100, from Business Analytics - Proactive Support.
OBIEE
New Knowledge Article: OBIEE 11g: Problem invoking WLST - Traceback' when Installing OBIEE 11.1.1.9.0 on Windows 2012 R2, from Business Analytics - Proactive Support.
Ops Center
Kernel Zones support in 12.3, from the Ops Center blog.
Certification
What's New With Oracle Certification This Week?, from Oracle Certification.
EBS
From the Oracle E-Business Suite Support blog:
Oracle E-Business Suite Releases 11i & 12 Critical Patch Update
Have you Discovered the Power of the iProcurement Change Request Analyzer?
Keep Those Sales Orders Flowing
How to run the new XML version of the APList Invoice Data Collection Diagnostic
July 2015 WEBCAST – BI Publisher Overview
From the Oracle E-Business Suite Technology blog:
Can You Use IE 11 Enterprise Mode or Compatibility View With EBS?
Oracle Internet Directory 11gR1 11.1.1.9 Certified with E-Business Suite
Oracle Access Manager 11.1.2.3 Certified with E-Business Suite

…And Finally
Two really interesting items this week. For those of you who always wanted to have a tricorder, the first iteration is on its way to your phone. It starts out at $249, but I’m betting this will be a standard item on smart phones in not too long. Then you can analyze your pizza for alien life forms: Pocket Spectrometer is the Star Trek Tricorder you Always Wanted, from Epic Times.
And another article fraught with Star Trek implications (data crystals here we come): Scientists have finally discovered massless particles, and they could revolutionise electronics, from ScienceAlert.

Oracle Priority Support Infogram for 16-JUL-2015

Thu, 2015-07-16 15:33

Time to Patch!
The British actor David Niven once said: “After 50 it’s just patch, patch, patch”. Technology doesn’t wait until you are 50:
Oracle Critical Patch Update for July 2015

Dear Oracle Security Alert Subscriber,

The Critical Patch Update for July 2015 was released on July 14th, 2015.
Oracle strongly recommends applying the patches as soon as possible.

The Critical Patch Update Advisory is the starting point for relevant information. It includes the list of products affected, pointers to obtain the patches, a summary of the security vulnerabilities for each product suite, and links to other important documents. Supported products that are not listed in the "Affected Products and Components" section of the advisory do not require new patches to be applied.

Also, it is essential to review the Critical Patch Update supporting documentation referenced in the Advisory before applying patches, as this is where you can find important pertinent information. Critical Patch Update Advisories are available at the following location:

Oracle Technology Network: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/alerts-086861.html

The Critical Patch Update Advisory for July 2015 is available at the following location:

Oracle Technology Network: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpujul2015-2367936.html

Important information can also be found at: https://blogs.oracle.com/security/

The next four dates for Critical Patch Updates are:
October 20, 2015January 19, 2016April 19, 2016July 19, 2016
RDBMS
Implementing a Mutually Exclusive Relationship in the Database, from All Things SQL.
Big Data
OBI11g Analyses Hadoop data directly (without ETL) using Oracle Big Data SQL, from the BI & EPM Partner Community EMEA blog.
WebLogic
OTD active/standby failover, from the WebLogic Partner Community EMEA blog.
And from the same source:
Encrypt & decrypt your way into WebLogic SSL
Java
Develop Non-Blocking Web Applications in Java, from The Java Source.
SOA
Managing Idempotence in SOA Suite, from the SOA & BPM Partner Community Blog.
From the same blog comes this interesting series on some of the controversies in the SOA community: SOA Mythbusters
WebCenter
Part 1: An Overview of the Oracle.com Localization Framework in WCS, from PDIT Collaborative Application Services.
From Proactive Support - WebCenter Content: Oracle WebCenter Content (WCC) 11.1.1.8.13 Bundle Patch is Here!
OBIEE
OBIEE 11g 11.1.1.7.150714 Bundle Patch is Available for Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition and Exalytics, from Business Analytics - Proactive Support.
Hyperion
Patch Set Update: Hyperion Calculation Manager 11.1.2.4.003, from Business Analytics - Proactive Support.
Ops Center
New Books in 12.3, from the Ops Center blog.
Oracle Technology
It’s hard to put Jeff Taylor’s Weblog into a single product box, as you can tell from the wide-ranging list of blog posts in this Table of Contents at his blog.
EBS
From the Oracle E-Business Suite Support blog:
Webcast: How to Reconcile Certain ATP Date Calculations (ODS vs. PDS)
From the Oracle E-Business Suite Technology blog:
Using Logical Hostnames in E-Business Suite Release 12.x
JRE 1.8.0_51 Certified with Oracle E-Business Suite
JRE 1.7.0_85 Certified with Oracle E-Business Suite
Java JRE 1.6.0_101 Certified with Oracle E-Business Suite
Critical Patch Update for July 2015 Now Available
Accessing Oracle E-Business Suite from Mobile Apps
Oracle Active Data Guard 11.2.0.4, 12.1.01 Certified with EBS 12.1.3
Oracle Active Data Guard 11.2.0.4 Certified with EBS 12.2.3
Oracle Data Guard 11.2.0.4 Certified with EBS 12.2
Oracle Data Guard 12.1.0.2 Certified with EBS 12.1.3
DB 12.1.0.2 Certified with EBS 12.1.3 on Linux on IBM System z


Oracle Priority Support Infogram for 09-JUL-2015

Thu, 2015-07-09 15:05

Solaris
The blogosphere is humming with the new Solaris 11.3 and this posting from the Oracle brings a bunch of those links together for you:
Here's Your Oracle Solaris 11.3 List of Blog Posts
A couple of general posts of interest. This one from Prakash Sangappa's Weblog: Post-Wait mechanism
And: Secure multi-threaded live migration for kernel zones, from The Zones Zone.
Oracle Support
New ORAchk Version 12.1.0.2.4 Released, from the Database Support Blog at Oracle Communities.
System Administration
Handy Space Monitoring, from Oracle Storage Ops.
OEM
Snap Cloning Databases on Exadata using Enterprise Manager, from the Oracle Enterprise Managerblog.
And from the same blog:
Understanding Plans, Profiles and Policies in Enterprise Manager Ops Center
SQL Developer
Top 10 Things You Might Be Overlooking in Oracle SQL Developer, from that JEFF SMITH.
OBIEE
Download Demonstration VM for OBI 11g SampleApp v506 with Big Data, from BI & EPM Partner Community EMEA.
OVM
Oracle VM VirtualBox 5.0 Officially Released!, from Oracle’s Visualization Blog.
ODI
ODI KMs for Business Intelligence Cloud Service, from the Data Integration blog.
Oracle Stream Explorer
Getting Started with Oracle Stream Explorer free online training at Oracle Learning Library, from SOA & BPM Partner Community Blog.
Java
Java ME 8 Tutorial Series, from The Java Source.
EBS
From the Oracle E-Business Suite Support blog:
Does the Approval Analyzer show "Authentication failed" in the Output?
New to the Procurement Accounting Space - Introducing the EBS iProcurement Change Request Analyzer!
Webcast: Subledger Accounting (SLA) Features within Cost Management
Need Help with PO Output for Communication Issues?

EB Tax Analyzer enhanced to capture Tax Reporting issues !!

Oracle Priority Support Infogram for 02-JUL-2015

Thu, 2015-07-02 13:53

Oracle Support
Two good items from the My Oracle Support blog:
Three Scenarios for Using Support Identifier Groups
Stay Up to Date with Key My Oracle Support Resources of Your Choice using Hot Topics.
A Guide to Providing a Good Problem Description When Raising Service Requests, from the Communications Industry Support Blog.
MySQL
MySQL Enterprise Monitor 3.0.22 has been released, from the MySQL Enterprise Tools Blog.
Big Data
Identifying Influencers with the Built-in Page Rank Analytics in Oracle Big Data Spatial and Graph, from Adding Location and Graph Analysis to Big Data.
WebLogic
Additional new material WebLogic Community, from WebLogic Partner Community EMEA.
Improve SSL Support for Your WebLogic Domains, from Proactive Support - Identity Management.
Fusion Middleware
Calling Fusion SOAP Services from Ruby, from Angelo Santagata's Blog.
JDBC
Using Universal Connection Pooling (UCP) with JBoss AS, from JDBC Middleware.
OBIEE
OBIEE SampleApp V506 is Available, from Business Analytics - Proactive Support.
Ops Center
Upgrading to 12.3, from the Ops Center blog.
Identity Management
Configuring OAM SSO for ATG BCC and Endeca XM, from Proactive Support - Identity Management.
And from the same blog: Monitoring OAM Environment
Health Sciences
Health Sciences Partner Support Best Practices & Resources, from Chris Warticki's Support Blog.
Primavera
New Primavera P6 Release 15.1 Patch Set 2, from the Primavera Support Blog.
EBS
From the Oracle E-Business Suite Support blog:
Self-Evaluation for High Volume Order Import (HVOP)
General Ledger Balances Corruption - Causes, Suggestions, Solutions
Revaluation in Fixed Assets
iSetup? Use It Even Inside The Same Instance!
Using Translation and Plan to Upgrade? Don't Miss This!

Continue Your Work In Process!

Oracle Priority Support Infogram for 25-JUN-2015

Thu, 2015-06-25 13:36

RDBMS
12c Parallel Execution New Features: 1 SLAVE distribution, from Oracle related stuff.
Package Differences between Oracle 11.2.0.4 and 12.1.0.2?, from Upgrade your Database - NOW!
Solaris
The Solaris 10 Recommended patchset really does contain ALL available OS security fixes!, from Patch Corner.
Ops Center
From the Ops Centerblog: Ops Center 12.3 is Released
Java
Building Simple Java EE REST Service Using Oracle JDeveloper 12c, from Oracle Partner Hub: ISV Migration Center Team.
Asynchronous Processing, from The Java Source.
JDeveloper and ADF
The 10 Most Recently Created Notes for JDeveloper/ADF as of 22 June 2015, from Proactive Support - Java Development using Oracle Tools.
ADF 12c – Allow user to personalize the form items at run time using MDS based Change Persistence, from WebLogic Partner Community EMEA.
And from the same source:
ADF 12c – Allow user to personalize the form items at run time using MDS based Change Persistence
Change Default JSESSION ID Name for ADF Applicatio
MAF and WebSockets Integration – Live Twitter Stream
NetBeans
Take Early JDK 9 For A Spin In Early NetBeans 9, from Geertjan's Blog.
JavaScript
Is WebAssembly the (Eventual) Death of JavaScript?, from Motherboard.
Web Computing
HTTP/2 and Server Push, from The Aquarium.
Security
IT security: Attacks with unknown malware are increasing significantly, from EMEA Midsize Blog.
EBS
From the Oracle E-Business Suite Support blog:
Just Released! Version 200.2 of the iProcurement Item Analyzer
Webcast: Work In Process Scrap - Costing Overview
What's New - Content in Receivables (AR) and Related Products
From the Oracle E-Business Suite Technology blog:
Using a Reverse Proxy as an SSL/TLS Termination Point for EBS 12.1.3
…And Finally

I’m (finally!) back on iPhone after an unpleasant jaunt into Android telephony and found a weather app I love. It makes use of the built in barometer on iPhone combined with user reporting, radar, etc. to give really accurate predictions on precipitation. I tested it the other day with an approaching thunderstorm and it was accurate on the arrival and intensity of the rain to within a few minutes: Dark Sky update looks to 'revolutionize weather forecasting’ by tapping iPhone sensors, from The Verge.

Oracle Priority Support Infogram for 18-JUN-2015

Thu, 2015-06-18 17:05

RDBMS
How does Oracle reuse the Expired and Unexpired undo extents? from Toad World.
12c new feature [PDB save state], from MAA/HA Solutions.
Big Data
In what has to be the most focused name for a blog I’ve ever seen, the Adding Location and Graph Analysis to Big Data blog lets us know that you may: Want to try out Oracle Big Data Spatial and Graph?
Big Data Spatial and Graph Analytics for Hadoop, from BI & EPM Partner Community EMEA.

WebLogic
Managing Logs in WebLogic, from The WebLogic Server Blog.
Diagnosing performance issues front to back-end in WebLogic Server applications with Java Flight Recorder, from WebLogic Partner Community EMEA.
Java
What's Coming with JSF 2.3?, from The Aquarium.
Java Stored Procedures and SQLJUTL2.INVOKE, from Jeff Taylor’s Weblog.
SOA
A couple of goodies from Capgemini:
5 Best practices for SoapUI Pro and Oracle SOA Suite.
and
Oracle SOA Suite Metadata Repository Performance Management
And from the Oracle SOA Suite - Team Blog: Using Oracle Service Bus with Apache Kafka
Security
From Security Inside Out: Database Administrators –the Undercover Security Superheroes. The DBA and SysAdmin are the two pillars of security in most organizations. It pays to have DBAs not leave the main security burden on the SysAdmin’s shoulders. It’s an increasingly dangerous world out there. Keep your digital powder dry.
Supply Chain
OTM Best Practices Pages, from the Oracle Supply Chain Management Blog.
Demantra
Demantra Certification Study Guides, Exam Preparation, from the Demantra blog.
EBS
From the Oracle E-Business Suite Support blog:
Webcast: Outside Processing (OSP) for OPM in 12.2.4
From the Oracle E-Business Suite Technology blog:
EBS 12.2 Certified on Oracle Linux 7 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
DSTv24 Timezone Patches Available for E-Business Suite
Are We Replacing Workflow in EBS with BPEL Process Manager?


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Oracle Priority Support Infogram for 11-JUN-2015

Thu, 2015-06-11 15:26

RDBMS
Oracle Pipes (Part 1), from Andrew’s Oracle Blog.
Recent News about Pluggable Databases - Oracle Multitenant, from Upgrade your Database - NOW!
list database monitoring users, from Laurent Schneider.
Oracle SQL and PL/SQL
Why not use WM_CONCAT function in Oracle?, from Lalit Kumar B.
Everything you ever wanted to know about the PL/SQL Debugger, from that JEFF SMITH.
Exadata
New White Paper: Implementing ILM with DB12c, from Exadata Partner Community – EMEA.
ZFS
Zero Copy I/O Aggregation, from Bizarre ! Vous avez dit Bizarre?
MAF
How to Display Base64 Encoded Image in MAF, from the Oracle Partner Hub: ISV Migration Center Team.
Java
Java EE 8 Roadmap Update, from The Java Source.
EPM
Remote Diagnostic Agent - RDA 8.08 released, from Business Analytics - Proactive Support.
From  the same source: Patch Set Update: Hyperion Disclosure Management 11.1.2.3.590
And
Patch Set Update: Hyperion Financial Reporting 11.1.2.4.003
BI
Practical Tips for Oracle BI Applications 11g Implementations, from RittmanMead.
Supply Chain
New Video on Oracle In-Memory Cost Management Solutions, from Oracle Supply Chain Management.
Primavera
Upgrading Older Analytics\Data Warehouse Versions, from the Oracle Primavera Analytics Blog
EBS
From the Oracle E-Business Suite Support blog:
Webcast: eAM GIS Integration Options
New version 200.5 of the 12.1.3 Procurement Approval Analyzer Just Released!
Take a look at the new release of Oracle E-Business Suite Plug-in 12.1.0.4
Database Upgrade Reminder From 12.1.0.1 to 12.1.0.2 by July 2015
Webcast: How to Understand and Resolve Mismatches Between APCC Reports and ASCP Data
Webcast: Demantra Certification Part II - Preparing for Retake
Important Update on the March 2015 12.1.3 Procurement Rollup Patch
Move Order On Down The Road!
Have you applied the March 2015 12.1.3 Procurement RUP? Or have you seen a problem with the Action History of Requisitions being Deleted?
From the Oracle E-Business Suite Technology blog:
Does the Leap Second Affect the E-Business Suite?
…and Finally
Yes, there is in fact a Wikipedia entirely in Scottish.

<b>Contribution by Angela Golla,

Mon, 2015-06-08 12:57
Contribution by Angela Golla, Infogram Deputy Editor

2-Minute Tech Tips
OTN ArchBeat 2 Minute Tech Tip videos pit a recognized expert in Oracle technologies against a countdown clock to deliver a useful technical tip in two minutes or less.  There are many videos on different topics that are listed at 2-Minute Tech Tips. 

For those of us who are old enough to remember what "MacGyvering" is, be sure to check out the "Innovation, MacGyvering and Hackathons" video.  It definitely brought a smile to my face. 

Oracle Priority Support Infogram for 04-JUN-2015

Thu, 2015-06-04 15:02

RDBMS
Migrating to Unicode? Get DMU 2.1!, from Upgrade your Database - NOW!
Oracle Database In-Memory Bundle Patch 8 Released, from the Oracle Database In-Memory blog.
Collecting ASM IO Metrics, from Pythian.
SQL
Fetching a Row Plus N Rows Either Side in a Single SQL Statement, from All Things SQL.
OTN
Top 10 OTN ArchBeat Videos for May 2015, from ArchBeat.
Exalogic
Oracle Linux 6.5 vServer template for Exalogic, from the Oracle Exalogic blog.
JSON
Some comments on streaming evaluation, error handling and duplicate key names., from the JSON in the Oracle database blog.
And from the same blog: Storing JSON in BLOB columns
Java
From The Aquarium: Devoxx Replay: Java EE Security API (JSR 375)
and
Stored Procedure Support in JPA 2.1/Java EE 7
NetBeans
HTML5 Fun Pack for NetBeans IDE, from Geertjan's Blog.
WebLogic
Installation of Oracle B2B, from WebLogic Partner Community EMEA.
And from WebLogic Partner Community EMEA:  Additional new material WebLogic Community
ADF
From esentri: How to easily create an asynchronous web service with Oracle ADF (BC)
WebCenter
WebCenter Content - A new Delivery Channel in 11.1.1.9.0 !!, from Oracle BI Publisher Blog.
Business Analytics
From the Business Analytics - Proactive Support Blog:
Patch Set Update: Hyperion Financial Reporting 11.1.2.1.141
New Document Available OBIA Upgrade 11.1.1.9.1 to 11.1.1.9.2
Caution using Microsoft Active Directory with OBIEE 11.1.1.9.0
EBS
From the Oracle E-Business Suite Support blog:
Oracle Receivables Proactive Best Practices: Tool Summaries & Troubleshooting Assistants
Depreciation Calculation Considerations in Fixed Assets
From the Oracle E-Business Suite Technology blog:

E-Business Suite Plug-in 12.1.0.4 for Enterprise Manager 12c Now Available

<b>Contributions by Angela Golla,

Mon, 2015-06-01 11:01
Contributions by Angela Golla, Infogram Deputy Editor

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Oracle Priority Support Infogram for 28-MAY-2017

Thu, 2015-05-28 14:03

RDBMS
Overview of Database Configuration Assistant (DBCA), from Oracle DB/EM Support.
Removing Options from the Oracle Database kernel in 12c, from Upgrade your Database - NOW!
SQL*Plus
SQL*Plus error logging – New feature release 11.1, from Lalit Kumar B.
SQL/Plus
From All Things SQL: Optimizing the PL/SQL Challenge V: The Danger of Too Many Indexes.
Exalogic
Exalogic and Leap Second (June 30, 2015), from Oracle Exalogic.
JSON
Oracle RDBMS as a NoSQL JSON document store, from the JSON in the Oracle database blog.
NetBeans
HTML5: audio, video, 'required', and data list in NetBeans IDE, from Geertjan's Blog.
WebLogic
Working with managed Coherence Servers, from Tom Eliason.
SOA
SOA Suite 12c: In-depth look into Managed File Transfer , from SOA & BPM Partner Community Blog.
And from the same blog:
SOA & BPM Community Newsletter May 2015
MAF
From the WebLogic Partner Community EMEA: How to implement iBeacon in MAF 2.1.1
And from Oracle Partner Hub: ISV Migration Center Team: Oracle MAF - Managing Local Notifications
Solaris
When macros really hurt, from Solaris Innards.
Demantra
Demantra Worksheet Performance - A summary guide at Customer Request, from the Oracle Demantrablog.
EBS
From the Oracle E-Business Suite Support blog:
Webcast: Oracle Learning Management - Content Server Setup
Outside Processing with Oracle Process Manufacturing
Transactions Resources, Resources, and More Resources
New Whie Paper on using Forecasting with EAM
From the Oracle E-Business Suite Technology blog:
11gR2 Transportable Database Certified for EBS 12.2 Database Migration
Firefox ESR 38 Certified with EBS 12.2 and 11i
And Finally…
From the Workshop at Lifehacker: Coil Your Extension Cords Like a Roadie with the Over-Under Method

Tech Support Cheat Sheet, from xkcd.
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<b>Contributions by Angela Golla,

Wed, 2015-05-27 15:12
Contributions by Angela Golla, Infogram Deputy Editor

25 Years of Java
May 23rd marked 20 years since the first version of Java was released for public use. The timing of its arrival coincided with the advent of the web and the new role technology took in improving business productivity, streamlining business processes, and creating new ways for businesses and customers to interact.

The importance of a given programming language—especially one as pervasive as Java—in changing how people use technology is difficult to underestimate. The big data revolution, for example, is primarily a Java phenomenon.  In industry and business, most of server-side computing is done using Java applications. And much of the Internet of Things is also emerging on Java devices.

Learn more about Java's past, present and future in this interesting article from Forbes

Oracle Priority Support Infogram for 21-MAY-2015

Thu, 2015-05-21 14:11

RDBMS
From DBA Kevlar: SQL ID Specific Performance Information.
PL/SQL
A tale of romantic notions and cold hard bonus cash: Dinner Courtesy of the Lady: My Most Successful PL/SQL Assignment, from Toolbox.com.
OEM
From the intriguingly named PETEWHODIDNOTTWEET.COM: INSTALLING ENTERPRISE MANAGER 12C FOR TESTING (also apparently the Pete whose shift key is stuck).
From the AMIS Oracle and Java Blog: Keeping track of your licenses with OEM12C – reports
Exalogic
Traffic Director 11.1.1.9 is now available, from Oracle Exalogic.
Data Warehousing
More on monitoring parallel  processing from the Data Warehouse Insider: PX In Memory, PX In Memory IMC?
Cloud Computing
DOCS and APEX integration through REST API, from Oracle Cloud for Developers.
OIM
Now Available! Oracle Identity Management 11gR2 PS3, from Identity Management.
GoldenGate
From Oracle DBA – Tips and Techniques: Oracle Goldengate on DBFS for RAC and Exadata
Oracle OpenStack
LIVE WEBINAR (May 28): How to Get Started with Oracle OpenStack for Oracle Linux, from the Oracle OpenStack Blog.
WebLogic
Creating and scaling Dynamic Clusters using wlst , from WebLogic Partner Community EMEA.
APEX
Differences between Oracle APEX 4.2 and 5.0, from get along with oracle and apex.
Solaris
From Oracle Solaris Crash Analysis Tool: Oracle Solaris Crash Analysis Tool 5.5 Release
EBS
From the Oracle E-Business Suite Support blog:
Receiving Errors When Validating Invoices? APP-PO-14144: PO_ACTIONS-065 CLOSE_AUTO
Webcast: Getting Started with Document Sequencing in Oracle Receivables
Webcast: A Diagnosis on OPM - ASCP Data Collection Entities
New and Improved Shipping Execution Analyzer!
The Procurement Accrual Accounting Analyzer has been improved!
Webcast: An Overview of Construction Estimates in R12 in EAM
From the Oracle E-Business Suite Technology blog:

Firefox ESR 38 Certified with EBS 12.2 and 11i

<b>Contributions by Angela Golla,

Mon, 2015-05-18 11:17
Contributions by Angela Golla, Infogram Deputy Editor

Profit Magazine for May
The May issue of Profit Magazine is available. It has a special 'Digital Disruption' report that includes 'The 4 Steps to a Successful Big Data Project' and more.   

Oracle Priority Support Infogram for 14-MAY-2015

Thu, 2015-05-14 11:14

SQL Developer
SQL Developer Data Modeler, Pending Changes & Versioning, from that JEFF SMITH.
Exalogic
From the Oracle Exalogicblog: Resizing vCPU and Memory Resources Allocated to Exalogic Guest vServers
From Exadata Partner Community – EMEA: Capgemini whitepaper: Oracle Exalogic-based Big Data strategy
ZFS
From Jim Kremer’s Blog: Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance RESTful API Examples
Oracle Virtual Compute Appliance
Oracle Virtual Compute Appliance backup white paper, from Virtually All The Time.
Oracle Utilities
From The Shorten Spot (@theshortenspot): Using JVMD with Oracle Utilities Applications - Part 1 Online
Java
From The Java Source: Reactive Java EE
BI
Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition 11.1.1.9.0, from Business Analytics - Proactive Support.
SOA
From the SOA & BPM Partner Community Blog: Additional new content SOA & BPM Partner Community
WebCenter
From Proactive Support - WebCenter Content: WebCenter 11.1.1.9.0 is Here!
ICS
From the Oracle Partner Hub: ISV Migration Center Team: Webcast - Oracle Integration Cloud Services (ICS): Technical Overview
JSON
The new SQL/JSON Query operators (Part4: JSON_TABLE), from the JSON in the Oracle Database blog.
Demantra
From the Oracle Demantra blog: TABLE_REORG Causing ORA-42012: error occurred while completing the redefinition and ORA-00600
EBS
From the Oracle E-Business Suite Support blog:
New and improved Order Management Analyzer!
Webcast: Utilizing API For Pick Release And Ship Confirm
Webcast: Basic Troubleshooting Information for Duplicate Sales Order Transactions Stuck in Inventory Tables
Data Solutions For Your Inventory Items
Webcast: Understanding the Output of the Discrete Job Value Report
Webcast: Demantra Certification. Are you attempting to get certified? Let's walk through the process!
From the Oracle E-Business Suite Technology blog:
EBS 12.2: New Getting Started Flowchart and Go-Live Readiness Checklist

EBS 12.1 Certified on Oracle Linux 7 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7