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

Procurement Accounting - Don’t Delay, Be Proactive and Apply These Necessary Patches

Are you using procurement accounting processes?  Then don’t delay, be proactive and apply these necessary patches to avoid known issues.

11i to R12 Upgrade Issues and Solutions for Oracle Payments

Many customers have already gone through the upgrade process from EBS R11i to R12 and during that process a number of common issues have been identifed in data migration in Oracle Payments.  If you are planning to upgrade (which we recommend!), then you can learn from the experience of those who've gone before and avoid the same problems.  Known issues have been gathered in one document: EBS 11i to R12 : Upgrade Issues and Solutions for Oracle Payments (

Webcast: Oracle Subledger Accounting (SLA): Accounting Flow, Transfer & Drilldown

Webcast_icon.jpgWebcast:  Oracle Subledger Accounting (SLA): Accounting Flow, Transfer & Drilldown

Date: January 29, 2014 at 11:00 am ET, 9:00 am MT, 4:00 pm GMT, 9:30 pm IST

Setting Up Collection Territory Assignments in EBS CRM R12

A crucial part of setting up Oracle Sales is the set up and use of territories.  In the Oracle Telesales Implementation Guide, the steps to create territories exist for a number of territory types, including postal code, area code, and company size.  Recently a new MOS note was created that shows users how to set up territories based on Customer, Account and Bill-To

Webcast: Answers To Frequently Asked Questions About COGS / DCOGS

Webcast_icon.jpgWebcast: Answers To Frequently Asked Questions About COGS / DCOGS

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

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.

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