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January/February 2014

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Partner News

  

Partners Earn Oracle Exadata Optimized and Oracle Exalogic Optimized Status

Three Oracle partners have earned Oracle Exadata Optimized and Oracle Exalogic Optimized status for solutions that have been tested and tuned with Oracle Exadata Database Machine and Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud.

Atos Worldgrid, an international subsidiary of Atos and an Oracle Platinum Partner, earned Oracle Exadata Optimized and Oracle Exalogic Optimized status for Atos Smart Grid Suite (ASGS). ASGS enables energy and utilities companies to operate smarter energy grids. ASGS can process the daily collection of 60 million utility meters in hours.

Temenos, an Oracle Gold Partner providing solutions to the financial services industry, announced that Temenos T24 (Java) Release 13 achieved Oracle Exadata Optimized and Oracle Exalogic Optimized status. Temenos T24 helps customers achieve scalable, secure, high-performance banking capabilities.

Triple Point Technology, an Oracle Gold Partner, earned Oracle Exadata Optimized and Oracle Exalogic Optimized status for Commodity XL, its trading and risk management solution. Commodity XL analyzes data generated by daily commodities operations.

Partners Earn Gold Membership

Two Oracle partners have achieved Gold membership in Oracle PartnerNetwork.

Acuity Cloud Solutions, a cloud-based application support and services consultancy with a focus on talent management systems, reported that Oracle Gold Partner status will help it better serve its Oracle Taleo Enterprise Cloud Service client base.

BASH Technologies earned Oracle Gold Partner status for its commitment to design, deliver, and support smartphone- and tablet-based access to Oracle’s PeopleSoft solutions.

Two Oracle Partners Earn Platinum Status

Two Oracle partners have earned Platinum membership in Oracle PartnerNetwork. Platinum status can be achieved by having any combination of five qualifying specializations, Oracle Exastack Ready applications, or Oracle Validated Integrations.

Cervello, a professional services and solutions provider, earned Oracle Platinum Partner status for its experience in consulting, implementation, and support services in enterprise performance management, data management, and business intelligence.

JMR Infotech, which provides end-to-end banking solutions and technology services, achieved Oracle Platinum Partner status as well as all available specializations for delivering Oracle Financial Services solutions, including the Oracle FLEXCUBE suite of products and Oracle Financial Services analytical applications.

MphasiS Announces Application Upgrade Solution

MphasiS, an Oracle Gold Partner, announced MphasiS Upgrade and Transformation Services (MUSTS), a solution to help organizations upgrade to the latest versions of Oracle E-Business Suite and Oracle’s PeopleSoft applications. MUSTS ensures compliance and minimal downtime during the migration through holistic assessment questionnaires, evaluation templates, testing, accelerators, and ongoing support.

ConSol*CM Earns Oracle Exadata Ready, Oracle Exalogic Ready, and Oracle Linux Ready Status

ConSol* Consulting & Solutions Software GmbH, an Oracle Gold Partner, reported that ConSol*CM Version 6 has achieved Oracle Exadata Ready, Oracle Exalogic Ready, and Oracle Linux Ready status. ConSol*CM is a workflow management system that maps, controls, and tracks tasks and processes in organizations of all sizes and industries.

Apex IT Earns Oracle PartnerNetwork Specialization for Oracle Fusion Customer Relationship Management

Apex IT, an Oracle Platinum Partner, has earned Oracle PartnerNetwork Specialized status for Oracle Fusion Customer Relationship Management. The company has completed more than 1,000 customer engagements worldwide and has worked with multiple companies on their Oracle Fusion implementations. To earn Specialized status, Apex IT passed tests on common customer relationship management configurations, lead and opportunity management, territory management, quota management, and forecasting.

1Spatial Management Suite and Radius Studio Achieve Oracle Exadata Ready, Oracle Exalogic Ready Status

1Spatial Group, an Oracle Gold Partner, announced that 1Spatial Management Suite Version 1.0 and Radius Studio Version 2.3 have achieved Oracle Exadata Ready and Oracle Exalogic Ready status, demonstrating that the two products are supported on Oracle Exadata Database Machine, Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud, and Oracle Linux. 1Spatial provides foundation technology for spatial data management and processing solutions.

Two Partners Earn Oracle Exadata Ready, Oracle Exalogic Ready, and Oracle SuperCluster Ready Status 

The following two Oracle partners have earned Oracle Exadata Ready, Oracle Exalogic Ready, and Oracle SuperCluster Ready status for their solutions that have been tested and tuned with those engineered systems:

  • Diasoft, for FLEXTERA Version 7.0, a product for financial businesses that covers back-office and core banking operations
  • LABVANTAGE Solutions, for LABVANTAGE 6, a laboratory information management system of configurable, off-the-shelf solutions for laboratory research, development, and quality management 

CS Achieves Oracle Exadata Ready, Oracle SuperCluster Ready Status

CS, an Oracle Platinum Partner, said its Automated Banking System B2 3.22.0.0 has achieved Oracle Exadata Ready and Oracle SuperCluster Ready status, demonstrating that the system is supported on Oracle Exadata Database Machine, Oracle SuperCluster, and Oracle Solaris 11. CS provides an integrated solution for banks and insurance companies that includes software, support, deployment, custom development, and training services.

Volante Suite Earns Oracle Exalogic Optimized, Oracle Exadata Ready, and Oracle SuperCluster Ready Status

Volante Technologies, an Oracle Gold Partner, has announced that Volante Suite 4.0 has been tested and tuned with Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud and is supported on Oracle Exadata Database Machine, Oracle SuperCluster, Oracle Solaris 11, Oracle Linux, and Oracle VM 3. Volante Suite is a model-driven code generator that helps financial industry organizations manage the message formats, standards, and protocols of financial transactions.

CherryRoad Technologies Announces Public Sector Cloud Solution

CherryRoad Technologies, a public sector systems integrator and Oracle Platinum Partner, has developed a public sector cloud solution powered by Oracle Applications and Oracle’s engineered systems. CherryRoad’s subscription-based solution addresses infrastructure, methodologies, internal controls, and processes for K–12, higher education, and state and local governments. 

Oracle Exadata Ready Program Attracts Oracle Partners

Five Oracle Gold Partners have earned Oracle Exadata Ready status for their solutions.

BPC Banking Technologies said that its SmartVista e-payment solution achieved the status after validation on an Exadata Database Machine X2-2 Quarter Rack and on Oracle’s SPARC T4-1 server.

DATALAN, a.s. reported that DATALAN Digital City, its solution for operating municipalities, achieved Oracle Exadata Ready status.

Pattern Matched Technologies (PMT) said Amethyst (R2) and Emerald (R5) achieved Oracle Exadata Ready status. PMT provides solutions for transaction processing, financial switching, distribution, prepaid services, billing, and mobile banking.

Truven Health Analytics announced that the Truven Health Advantage Suite healthcare data and analytics platform Version 5 achieved Oracle Exadata Ready status. The suite integrates and organizes information to support decision-making.

UNIT4 TETA announced that ERP TETA Constellation, a set of integrated IT systems for managing personnel, finance, logistics, manufacturing, customer relationships, and business intelligence, achieved Oracle Exadata Ready status. 

 

Book Beat

 

Expert Consolidation in Oracle Database 12c

By Martin Bach
Apress
Learn how to reduce data management costs and increase data center efficiency with Expert Consolidation in Oracle Database 12c. The book guides you through planning and implementing a consolidated Oracle Database installation using many of the new features in Oracle Database 12c. You’ll learn to identify candidates for consolidation and to recognize instances that are best left as standalone databases. Author Martin Bach, an Oracle Certified Master, also covers working with clustered systems and Oracle Automatic Storage Management in a consolidated environment. In addition, he discusses using the Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control feature of Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c as a monitoring and management dashboard. Bach’s focus is driving readers toward a cost-effective environment that is efficient in both technology and human resources.

 

Oracle Database 12c Performance Tuning Recipes

By Sam Alapati, Darl Kuhn, and Bill Padfield
Apress
Oracle Database 12c Performance Tuning Recipes is a ready reference for database administrators in need of immediate help with performance issues relating to Oracle Database 12c. The book takes an example-based approach, wherein each chapter covers a specific problem domain. Each chapter includes recipes for how to perform common tasks in that chapter’s domain. Solutions in the recipes are backed by clear explanations of background and theory. If you have a performance-related task, you’re likely to find a recipe and a solution for it here.

 

Oracle Database 12c New Features

By Robert Freeman
Oracle Press
Learn how to maximize the new capabilities of Oracle Database 12c. Author and Oracle ACE Robert Freeman provides essential information to get you up and running quickly on Oracle Database 12c. The book offers commentary from Oracle Database expert and Oracle Magazine columnist Tom Kyte, with additional contributions by Oracle Database experts Eric Yen and Scott Black. It features detailed coverage of upgrading to Oracle Database 12c; architectural changes; performance improvements; and new features for backup and recovery, administration, data warehousing, and information lifecycle management.

 

Oracle NoSQL Database

By Maqsood Alam, Aalok Muley, Chaitanya Kadaru, and Ashok Joshi
Oracle Press
Written by members of the Oracle NoSQL Database product development team, this book is an authoritative primer for Oracle’s big data software stack. Learn how to use Oracle NoSQL Database to store big data in low-cost, low-impact, highly scalable and available data stores. Gain a real-world understanding of how Oracle NoSQL Database integrates with Oracle’s other big data solutions, with coverage of Oracle NoSQL Database architecture, installation, configuration, application development, administration, security, and more. The book features actual use cases of Oracle NoSQL Database, emphasizing the success stories and the business problems solved.

 

Oracle Essentials, 5th Edition

By Rick Greenwald, Robert Stackowiak, and Jonathan Stern
O’Reilly Media
This book distills an enormous amount of information about Oracle Database 12c into one volume. Ideal for novice and experienced DBAs, developers, managers, and users, Oracle Essentials walks you through technologies and features in Oracle Database 12c. Complete with illustrations and hints, this fifth edition provides a one-stop overview of Oracle Database 12c. The book begins with an introduction to Oracle Database and the evolution of the relational database, a summary of key features, and the role of Oracle Fusion Middleware. Other topics include core concepts in the architecture of Oracle Database, including pluggable databases, installation, data structures and datatypes, managing an Oracle database, security options, basic principles of multiuser concurrency, transaction processing, backup and recovery, cloud, and more.

 

  



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