EM Express versus EM Cloud Control

Recently I was asked the question “What is the real difference between EM Cloud Control [NOTE: I’ll refer to this as EM12c through the rest of this post] and EM Database Express in 12c?”...
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CRM Is Mature and Growing Nicely, Gartner Claims

The customer relationship management (CRM) market is well-established, mature and growing at a healthy clip. That’s Gartner’s headline finding in its latest global analysis of...
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APEX 5.0 Rollout

Last month there was a frenzy of activity when APEX 5.0 was released. I had been having a dabble with the Early Adopter for a while, but I felt the need to do a local install. Oracle Application Express...
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Understanding SQL

From time to time someone publishes a query on the OTN database forum and asks how to make it go faster, and you look at it and think it’s a nice example to explain a couple of principles because...
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UKOUG Systems Event 2015

I have a bone to pick with UKOUG. I’m coming from Birmingham and I’m a lazy git, so why the heck am I on in the first slot? It was a 04:30 start to the day, for a train journey starting at...
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JSF 2.0 Programming Cookbook

JavaServer Faces (JSF) is a Java specification for building component-based user interfaces for web applications. JSF 2 uses Facelets as its default templating system. Other view technologies such as XUL...
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Best Practice Insights: ITIL Service Operation

ITIL v3 established a set of five core principles that help IT organizations deliver and manage IT services to the business – Service Strategy, Service Design, Service Transition, Service Operation,...
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Best Practice Insights: ITIL Service Strategy

ITIL v3 established a set of five core principles that help IT organizations deliver and manage IT services to the business – Service Strategy, Service Design, Service Transition, Service Operation,...
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CALL FOR NOMINATIONS – 2015 Oracle Excellence Award: Sustainability Innovation

Is your organization using an Oracle product to help with a sustainability initiative while reducing costs? Saving energy? Saving gas? Saving paper? For example, you may use Oracle’s Agile Product...
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Oracle Midlands : Event #9

The traffic on the way to Oracle Midlands Event #9 was a complete nightmare! There are a bunch of roadworks around the city that are making the traffic movement really problematic at the moment. Added...
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