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October 25, 2018
Early users are kicking the tires of Autonomous Database, attracted by Oracle's pledge that the cloud technology will automate database administration chores.
August 09, 2018
Oracle launched a transaction processing version of Autonomous Database, a cloud-based platform that automates configuration and management of Oracle databases.
April 26, 2018
A picture of steady but not rapid migration to the cloud by Oracle users emerged at Collaborate 18, with database vets saying it's wise to be selective on what to move.
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?
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Oracle has gone all-in on cloud computing and expanded its line of cloud services in the hopes users will make the jump. But there are issues to weigh first. Continue Reading
Migrating Oracle systems to the cloud is a big initiative for any organization. Make sure you put a solid migration plan in place to help ease the transition and keep it on track. Continue Reading
The job duties of database administrators will likely change in organizations that use Oracle Autonomous Database Cloud, but in ways that are beneficial, according to Oracle. Continue Reading
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Oracle offers a variety of AI-infused cloud services that it says will automate common administrative and operational tasks for users. Here's a look at what's available now. Continue Reading
Oracle's Autonomous Database automates basic tasks of database administrators. That may put some DBA jobs at risk, but many will shift to higher-level duties. Continue Reading
Oracle Database 18c is really another version of 12c Release 2 with a different name. It doesn't contain major new features, but it does expand functionality in various areas. 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