“a SQL” or “an SQL”?

This is an age old question and of course the answer depends on how you say “SQL”. … a Structured Query Language statement… … a Sequel statement… … an Es Queue...
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2014 Year in Review

As many bloggers and sites do this time of the year, here is my review of 2014. It was a great year and it was a lot of fun, as well as educational reviewing all the data. DBAKevlar Blog Busiest Day on...
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UKOUG Annual Conference (Tech 2014 Edition)

The conferenceThis year the UKOUG's tour of Britain's post-industrial heritage brought the conference to Liverpool. The Arena & Convention Centre is based in Liverpool docklands, formerly the source of...
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Free Oracle E-Business Suite Video Series

A Guest Post by Jim Vonick, Sr. Product Manager, Oracle University Explore the latest features, strategies and roadmaps for Oracle E-Business Suite with the following series of free instructional videos. ...
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Watch: Riak vs. Oracle

Every data platform has its value, and deciding which one will work best for your big data objectives can be tricky—Alex Gorbachev, Oracle ACE Director, Cloudera Champion of Big Data, and Chief Technology...
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How to Migrate a Database Using GoldenGate

There are many ways to migrate a database from A server to B server like Datapump, RMAN,etc. Using the combination of datapump and GoldenGate to migrate your database on cross-platform will minimize your...
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Merging Apps Patches in Oracle EBS R12.2

It’s public knowledge that the traditional patching tool in Oracle EBS “adpatch” is replaced with “adop” utility. It’s also known that adop utility automatically merges...
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A Look Back: Still Searching for Optimal Customer Experience

You couldn’t escape talk about awesome, amazing, remarkable customer experience (CX) in 2014 — or, for that matter, related terms like customer satisfaction, customer focus, customer service...
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Oracle REST Data Services (ORDS) 3.0 on Tomcat 7

What started out being a quick dabble with Oracle REST Data Services (ORDS) 3.0 spawned a bunch of different things… First, I needed a fresh APEX installation to play around with. Most of the APEX...
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Who Needs a Ferrari? Oracle Buys Datalogix for Christmas

Forget Hawaiian Islands, ski houses in Aspen and geeked out yachts, this year Oracle CEO CTO Larry Ellison is buying himself a data-tracking firm for Christmas. This morning Oracle announced its intent...
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