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Partners Earn Oracle Exadata Optimized Status

Two Oracle partners have earned Oracle Exadata Optimized status for their solutions. Oracle Exadata Optimized status is part of the Oracle Exastack Optimized program, through which Oracle partners can develop, test, and tune their applications on Oracle Exadata Database Machine, Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud, and Oracle SuperCluster engineered systems.

GE Digital Energy, a division of Oracle Gold Partner GE, achieved Oracle Exadata Optimized status for Smart Metering Operations Suite (SMOS) version 4.0.1. SMOS communicates with, operates, and manages a utility’s smart meter network and provides back-office integration between smart meter networks and other systems such as outage management applications.

Noetix, an Oracle Gold Partner, achieved Oracle Exadata Optimized status for NoetixViews 6.2, an operational reporting solution, and Noetix Analytics 5.3, a packaged data warehouse solution. Noetix provides instant operational reporting and packaged analytics for Oracle Applications.

OpenText Unveils Content Management for Oracle E-Business Suite

OpenText, a provider of enterprise information management solutions and an Oracle Platinum Partner, has unveiled OpenText Extended ECM for Oracle E-Business Suite. The new application combines OpenText Content Suite, an enterprise content management solution for unstructured data, with Oracle E-Business Suite to enhance information management, governance, and discovery.

TEAM Informatics Releases Bulk Loader for Oracle WebCenter

TEAM Informatics, an Oracle Gold Partner with Oracle WebCenter expertise, has released Bulk Loader for Oracle WebCenter Content. Bulk Loader enables organizations to process large volumes of unstructured content stored in file shares, including content in disparate groups and sites. Bulk Loader crawls file shares to discover files and then arranges discovered objects into manifests by content owner. From those manifests, content owners can apply actions to the content, and Bulk Loader processes the content in real time or at a scheduled time outside of business hours.

Certus Solutions Announces Oracle Accelerate for Midsize Companies Solution for Financial and Professional Services

Certus Solutions, an Oracle Gold Partner, has announced Engage Service Wrap, an Oracle Accelerate for Midsize Companies solution for midsize financial and professional services companies. Based on Oracle Human Capital Management Cloud, Certus Engage Service Wrap delivers global human resources, talent management, compensation, benefits, payroll, workforce lifecycle, recruitment, and learning functions.

Orasi Software Earns Gold Partner Status

Orasi Software, a software testing services provider, has earned Oracle Gold Partner status. Orasi has delivered testing services to Oracle customers for more than a decade. Orasi helps Oracle customers verify Oracle E-Business Suite configuration, workflow, upgrade activities, business process, and data requirements, and its services include test automation, performance testing, and scalability testing.

Mitchell & Associates Becomes Platinum Partner and Oracle Business Accelerators Qualified

Mitchell & Associates has achieved Oracle Platinum Partner status in recognition of its knowledge and experience with Oracle’s JD Edwards EnterpriseOne and Oracle’s JD Edwards World. Mitchell & Associates has more than 20 years of international business and technology service experience with JD Edwards enterprise resource planning solutions.

The company also has achieved Oracle Business Accelerators Qualified status for JD Edwards EnterpriseOne. Oracle Business Accelerators are powerful, easy-to-use, cloud-based rapid implementation tools that can reduce the time and costs of implementing enterprise applications for growing businesses.

Partners Earn Oracle Validated Integration

The following seven partners have earned Oracle Validated Integration, demonstrating that their software products have been tested by Oracle to work with Oracle Applications and specific Oracle Fusion Middleware solutions.

Oracle Platinum Partner CRMIT Solutions: Oracle Validated Integration between CRM++ Asterisk Telephony Connector and Oracle Sales Cloud. CRM++ Asterisk Telephony Connector integrates open source Asterisk PBX telephony solutions with Oracle Sales Cloud.

Oracle Gold Partner Extended Content Solutions: Oracle Validated Integration between MediaStore 2.0 and Oracle WebCenter Sites 11g and Oracle ATG Web Commerce 10. MediaStore is a digital asset management solution based on Oracle WebCenter Content that allows assets to be published to Oracle WebCenter Sites and Oracle ATG Web Commerce.

Oracle Gold Partner Intellinum: Oracle Validated Integration between MWA Express Server and Oracle E-Business Suite 12.1. MWA Express Server allows personalization of Oracle Mobile Supply Chain Applications and Oracle Warehouse Management to streamline operations, add and enforce business rules, and improve the user experience. Personalizations can be applied at the site, responsibility, organization, and user levels.

Oracle Gold Partner ITESOFT: Oracle Validated Integration between ITESOFT.Balance 2.5 and Oracle E-Business Suite 12.1. ITESOFT.Balance integrates supplier invoices processed by external applications into Oracle E-Business Suite. It accesses data controls in Oracle Purchasing and Oracle Payables, extracts line item data, and enables real-time invoice processing from multichannel capture to payment within Oracle E-Business Suite.

Oracle Gold Partner Justifacts Credential Verification: Oracle Validated Integration between Justiweb and Oracle Taleo Business Edition Cloud Service. This integration enables Justiweb background checks to be requested and retrieved via Oracle Taleo Business Edition Cloud Service. More than 100 background search options are available from Justiweb, including criminal background checks, Social Security number verification, employment verification, and degree confirmation.

Oracle Gold Partner RIVS: Oracle Validated Integration between RIVS Digital Interview 2.0 and Oracle Taleo Business Edition Cloud Service. The integration allows RIVS digital interviews to be created and reviewed within Oracle Taleo Business Edition Cloud Service. RIVS provides written, voice, and video interviewing options.

Oracle Gold Partner Thomson Reuters: Oracle Validated Integration between ONESOURCE Indirect Tax Integration and Oracle E-Business Suite 12.2. ONESOURCE Indirect Tax Integration determines and calculates tax based upon the attributes of a transaction, reduces manual jurisdiction code or tax code assignments, and provides robust, vendor-charged tax and accrual functionality for procure-to-pay process flows.

Jade Global Delivers Oracle Warehouse Management Oracle Accelerate for Midsize Companies Solution for Semiconductor Companies

Jade Global, an Oracle Platinum Partner, has announced an Oracle Accelerate for Midsize Companies solution using Oracle Warehouse Management and designed for semiconductor companies. Jade’s new offering eliminates manual entry and automates and optimizes material handling processes to improve order fulfillment time and supply chain visibility. It incorporates Jade’s rapid, phased-implementation methodology, and leverages integrations for contract manufacturers and third-party logistics companies, as well as inventory value visibility.


Book Beat


Oracle Database 12c PL/SQL Programming

By Michael McLaughlin
Oracle Press
Written by Oracle ACE Michael McLaughlin, Oracle Database 12c PL/SQL Programming offers in-depth information on the PL/SQL language and its extensibility to develop applications. With full coverage of the latest features and tools, this guide provides examples of web applications in native PL/SQL, JSP, and PHP. The book explains how to access and modify database information, construct powerful PL/SQL statements, execute effective queries, and deploy security. A Netflix case study example is used throughout the book as the basis for all coding examples. The examples collectively provide you with a reference both to how various programming concepts work and how components fit together to solve real-world problems.


Troubleshooting Oracle Performance, Second Edition

By Christian Antognini
Troubleshooting Oracle Performance, Second Edition is a guide to diagnosing and resolving performance problems in applications backed by Oracle’s database engine. This second edition has been updated to cover the latest developments in Oracle Database 11g Release 2 through Oracle Database 12c. Author Christian Antognini provides a systematic approach to addressing the underlying causes of poor database application performance. He freely shares his experience while explaining how the Oracle Database engine executes SQL statements.


Professional Java for Web Applications

By Nicholas S. Williams
This guide shows Java software developers and software engineers how to build complex web applications in an enterprise environment. Author Nicholas S. Williams begins with an introduction to Java Platform, Enterprise Edition 7 (Java EE 7) and the basic web application, and then moves on to setting up a development application server environment, discussing the tools used in the development process, and exploring numerous Java technologies and practices. He also demonstrates the new, fully duplex WebSocket web connection technology and its support in Java EE 7. The guide also covers new language features in Java Platform, Standard Edition 8 (Java SE 8), such as lambda expressions and the new Java SE 8 Date and Time API.


Oracle PL/SQL Programming, Sixth Edition

By Steven Feuerstein and Bill Pribyl
O’Reilly Media
Thoroughly updated for Oracle Database 12c, the sixth edition of Oracle PL/SQL Programming, reveals new PL/SQL features and provides code samples, ranging from simple examples to complex and complete applications, in the book and on the companion website. The book covers language fundamentals, advanced coding techniques, and best practices for using Oracle’s procedural language. You will learn how to get PL/SQL programs up and running quickly by following the book’s instructions for executing, tracing, testing, debugging, and managing PL/SQL code. You’ll also gain an understanding of new Oracle Database 12c features and new conditional compilation directives.


Practical Oracle Database Appliance

By Bobby Curtis, Fuad Arshad, Erik Benner, Maris Elsins, Pete Sharman, and Yury Velikanov
Practical Oracle Database Appliance walks you through the components and implementation of Oracle Database Appliance. You will learn how to install and configure Oracle Database Appliance with confidence, make the right choices between the various configurations in order to realize your performance requirements, manage and monitor the appliance to meet business requirements, and protect your data through proper backup and recovery procedures. The book is appropriate for Oracle database administrators or system administrators who currently manage or will be implementing Oracle Database Appliance within a small to midsize business, or who are using the virtualization feature set to deploy numerous appliances within a large enterprise with many branch locations.

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