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Solaris Feed

Oracle Solaris, Solaris 10, Solaris 11 Express, Solaris 11, Oracle VM for SPARC and Illumos resources, news, and support articles.

Instrumented soccer, fall 2013

I just started the spring season in my recreational soccer league last weekend. And I’m still using Adidas’s miCoach system to record statistics in each game. Earlier I showed a couple of individual sessions, with image captures from the miCoach site. Here I’m going to summarize the season, and compare it to the previous season (Summer 2013). Top line summary of the season

Benchmarking the Cloud

Benchmarking, and benchmarking the cloud, is incredibly error prone. I provided guidance though this minefield in the benchmarking chapter of my book (Systems Performance: Enterprise and the Cloud); that chapter can be read online on the InformIT site. I also gave a lightning talk about benchmarking gone wrong at Surge last year.

Oracle Value Chain Summit - Support Best Practices for the Value Chain

Get Ready!!  It's almost time for the Oracle Value Chain Summit.

February 03-05, 2014 at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center

Troubleshooting Asset Tracking Pending Transactions

If you use Oracle Asset Tracking then you'll know that sometimes transactions can get stuck in Pending status.  Why does that happen?   When Oracle Asset Tracking creates a transaction that has a financial, asset-related impact, the transaction is stored in transactional table with an Oracle Install Base status of 'Pending'.  Later, concurrent programs read the transaction log and process all the transactions in sequence; each transaction goes through a number of processes.  If any of th

Are you thinking about Upgrading to Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2?

If you are upgrading from Release 11i, 12.0.x or 12.1.x to Release 12.2.3, complete the upgrade of Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2.0, including the post-upgrade steps, before you apply Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2.3.

Webcast: Oracle Subledger Accounting (SLA) Basics: Overview, Setup & Data Model

Webcast_icon.jpgWebcast:  Oracle Subledger Accounting (SLA) Basics: Overview, Setup & Data Model

Date: January 22, 2014 at 11:00 am ET, 9:00 am MT, 4:00 pm GMT, 9:30 pm IST

United States Drought Monitor

As I mentioned in the sprinkler repair/upgrade post, Northern California continues its now multi-year drought. The United States Drought Monitor currently labels the conditions as D2 – severe drought.

ATG Webcast:Business Intelligence (BI) Mobile App Designer Overview

Announcing the next Webcast in the Applications Technology Group (ATG) Advisor Webcast Program

BI Mobile App Designer Overview 

This 1-hour session is recommended for technical and functional Users who are interested to get a generic overview about the Business Intelligence (BI) Mobile Apps Designer.. It is used with the E-Business Suite but also with other products like Siebel, Peoplesoft, JD Edwards and others. We are covering the Installation, Configuration and the use of the new Tool.

Mark Your Calendars for January HCM Webcasts

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The various HCM Support teams have announced six upcoming webcasts for January 2104.  Join us for these webcasts on the following topics:

Teleservice Timezone Functionality (R12.2.2)

The Teleservice application uses a number of different timezones identifiers to accommodate implementations which span multiple timezones: 

  • Contact Time Zone
  • Incident Time Zone
  • Agent Time Zone
  • Server Time Zone
  • Customer Time Zone

These timezones are used to display dates related to a Teleservice Service Request, e.g. Incident Respond By, Reported Date, Created On etc. 

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