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Oracle database installation, upgrades and patches News
September 21, 2017
From 'Bring Your Own License' to Universal Credits, are the recent changes Oracle made to its cloud pricing model enough to compete with AWS?
April 04, 2017
The amount of documentation required for a successful upgrade to Oracle EBS 12.2.5 is daunting. An experienced DBA offers pointers to ensure that the upgrade goes smoothly.
May 25, 2016
Microsoft wants to make Oracle customers an offer they can't refuse: free SQL Server licensing if they switch over. The question is whether or not the deal is as good as it looks.
April 25, 2016
Moving to Oracle Fusion Financials has been a mixed blessing for the Evangelical Christian Credit Union. It saved money, but had to sacrifice integration and automation.
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Oracle is one of the largest vendors in the enterprise IT market and the shorthand name of its flagship product, a relational database management system (RDBMS) that's formally called Oracle Database. Continue Reading
As Oracle changes its database release cycle to yearly updates with new version numbers, Oracle users will get faster access to new features -- but also new upgrade questions to weigh. Continue Reading
Oracle's Multitenant technology enables users to plug multiple databases into a single container database. Is it time for your organization to consider a migration? Continue Reading
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For every excuse made not to upgrade an Oracle database, there are overriding reasons to do so. Here are the top reasons organizations should move up to Oracle Database 12c. Continue Reading
Michael Brown thinks that the Collaborate conference has gotten away from its roots in education. At Collaborate 15, he is presenting sessions for new users and experienced ones. Continue Reading
Oracle founder and CTO Larry Ellison's cloud-focused opening keynote speech at the vendor's Oracle OpenWorld 2014 conference was a mix of the substantial and the specious. Continue Reading
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We've rounded up five of the most notable tip articles we published in 2017, with advice that can help make Oracle projects easier for IT teams to navigate and manage. Continue Reading
The time to upgrade your Oracle database to the 12c version is now, DBA Brian Peasland says. And it's easy to do via the command line in Oracle's Database Upgrade Assistant. Continue Reading
Running an enterprise resource planning system and HFM projects together can be hard, but it offers a time to improve the HFM system and better align reporting. Continue Reading
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Karen Brownfield shows the advantages of using Patch Wizard for Oracle EBS and how to use the Applied Patches, File History and Register Flagged Files components. Continue Reading
Hoa Pham explains the importance of extracting metadata from HFM into Excel and how to track the changes as you redesign your HFM consolidation. Your existing metadata can be a big advantage. Continue Reading
Suffering from database sprawl? You might want to try Oracle Database 12c for database consolidation to ease management and infrastructure costs. Continue Reading