UKOUG System Event : I’ve got a paper selected.

I’ve just found out I’ve got a paper selected for the UKOUG System Event on May 20th. Check out my badge. I was a spectator at last year’s event. At first glance you might think much...
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Oracle Linux 7.1 Preinstall Packages available for 11gR2 and 12cR1

Every so often I have a nose around the contents of the Oracle Linux public yum repositories and guess what I found in the OL7.1 base and OL7 latest repositories. oracle-rdbms-server-11gR2-preinstall-1.0-3.el7.src.rpm oracle-rdbms-server-11gR2-preinstall-1.0-3.el7.x86_64.rpm oracle-rdbms-server-12cR1-preinstall-1.0-3.el7.src.rpm oracle-rdbms-server-12cR1-preinstall-1.0-3.el7.x86_64.rpm Yeeeeeaaaaahhhhhh! The...
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Oracle Linux 7.1 Preinstall Packages available for 11gR2 and 12cR1

Every so often I have a nose around the contents of the Oracle Linux public yum repositories and guess what I found in the OL7.1 base and OL7 latest repositories. oracle-rdbms-server-11gR2-preinstall-1.0-3.el7.src.rpm oracle-rdbms-server-11gR2-preinstall-1.0-3.el7.x86_64.rpm oracle-rdbms-server-12cR1-preinstall-1.0-3.el7.src.rpm oracle-rdbms-server-12cR1-preinstall-1.0-3.el7.x86_64.rpm Yeeeeeaaaaahhhhhh! The...
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Is Your Shellshocked Poodle Freaked Over Heartbleed?

Security weenies will understand that the above title is not as nonsensical as it appears. Would that it were mere nonsense. Instead, I suspect more than a few will read the title and their heads...
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Tackling Strategic CIO Issues of 2015 by Oracle’s CIO, Mark Sunday

Technology evangelist Ben Kepes states in a recent Forbes article that “cloud will be the default way of delivering technology in the future.” And who better to lead a company’s cloud...
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Release: Oracle VM VirtualBox 4.3.26

Oracle has released a new version of its virtualization platform VM Virtualbox. Version 4.3.26 is considered a maintenance release which can be installed on top of version 4.3. The update improves stability...
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“Speeding up the innovation cycle with SaaS” by Steve Miranda

It wasn’t so very long ago that cloud discussions, and department pleas to adopt cloud, raised the hackles of IT departments. IT professionals ranged from being wary to resistant. Now, in...
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Oracle Exadata Performance: Latest Improvements and Less Known Features

Here are the slides of a presentation I did at the IOUG Virtual Exadata conference in February. I’m explaining the basics of some new Oracle 12c things related to Exadata, plus current latest cellsrv...
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Oracle Exadata Performance: Latest Improvements and Less Known Features

Here are the slides of a presentation I did at the IOUG Virtual Exadata conference in February. I’m explaining the basics of some new Oracle 12c things related to Exadata, plus current latest cellsrv...
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Oracle Exadata Performance: Latest Improvements and Less Known Features

Here are the slides of a presentation I did at the IOUG Virtual Exadata conference in February. I’m explaining the basics of some new Oracle 12c things related to Exadata, plus current latest cellsrv...
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