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Arnaud Berbier

UKOUG – Tech16 – Super Sunday

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  This year, I had the opportunity to attend the UKOUG 2016 which took place in Birmingham. This event normally begin on Monday but each year, there is a complimentary afternoon with high technical presentation for those who are registered for the Tech16 called super Sunday. For this first Super Sunday afternoon at UKOUG 2016, I followed 2 sessions and I participated to an hands on lab around the cloud. The 1st session was very…

 
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Morgan Patou

UKOUG Tech15 – Day 3 – I think I heard “WebLogic”!

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The UKOUG is now over so enjoy this blog because it will be the last one on this subject – at least this year! As said in a previous blog, I focused the agenda of my first day on integration solutions and news on this topic while I tried to follow APEX sessions yesterday. Today, I was able to hear the word “WebLogic” (finally!) so today is therefore a good day ;). I divided my…

 
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Morgan Patou

UKOUG Tech15 – Day 2 – focus on APEX 5

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This second day of the UKOUG just ended and now is the time for the b… blog! The first day I really focused my agenda on presentations regarding integration between products and solutions provided by Oracle: the SOA Suite, the new ICS (Integration Cloud Services), the API Manager, aso… For this second day, I wanted to see something else, a little bit more closer to what dbi services can provide so I mainly attended sessions…

 
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Morgan Patou

UKOUG Tech15 – Day 1- API Management

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This year, the UKOUG (Tech15 for me of course) is held in Birmingham. This is my first time in this city and I must say that the ICC Birmingham, where the UKOUG take place, is really an impressive building, quite well deserved by bars which is an excellent point. This is also my first time at an Oracle event. I’m not a DBA guy, when talking about Oracle, i’m mainly working with WebLogic and Java…

 
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Stephane Biehler

UKOUG 2014 – Middleware Day 3

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Today, no more sessions on middleware, but a lot of ADF, APEX, developments sessions that looks like really interesting! Unfortunately I can’t attend each one but here are some I selected! The picture that paints a thousand words: Data Visualization (ADF) Duncan Mills (Oracle) In this session Duncan was talking about my favorite topic: data visualization. I am quite used to ADF as I developed an interface for my Capacity Planning project. It was sometimes…

 
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Stephane Biehler

UKOUG 2014: News on Oracle WebLogic, Fusion Middleware, SOA Suite

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Today I went to UKOUG 2014 at Liverpool. In this blog, you’ll find the sessions on Oracle WebLogic, Fusion Middleware, SOA Suite, and EDG I attended and a little resumé about it. Administration of SOA Suite – A few tips Jon Petter Hjulstad (SYSCO Middleware) Jon Petter’s general advice was to make the monitoring stronger. You have to be pro-active in your administration of SOA Suite. You have several tools for monitoring SOA such as…

 
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Nicolas Jardot

UKOUG Tech13: Optimizer & SQL statements – hint or not hint that’s the question

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It’s the final day of Tech13, less sessions but still good topics. Mainly about the Oracle’s optimizer: looking at the execution plans and a debate about hinting SQL statements. I will focus on the hint topic in this blog. Due to trip planning it’s a much shorter day, less time for attending sessions and less time for blogging. I will focus on the debate between Tony Hasler and Jonathan Lewis about how the optimizer takes…

 
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Philippe Schweitzer

UKOUG Tech 2013 – Weblogic Java and Middleware 2

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During this last day I also decided to follow the Middleware stream. I have continued to learn about future Oracle product strategies. In the web tier layer, Oracle will continue to support I planet web server but without adding new added value features inside. They insisted on the fact that OHS (Oracle HTTP Server) is still, and will be the preferred Oracle product as a web server. OHS is derived from Apache the famous free/open…

 
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Philippe Schweitzer

UKOUG Tech 2013 – Weblogic Java and Middleware

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Today I attended the Middleware Weblogic stream. It was very interesting to learn a few things about the Oracle view and strategy around Java and Middle-tiers layer. On the perspective to continue to provide cloud management tools and products, Oracle wants achieve stronger integration between Weblogic and Databases, both in 12c versions about following features: Application availability with Transaction Gard Multitenant Database integration Database Connection Pool Global Data Services Oracle also made a introduction about…

 
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Pierre Sicot

UKOUG Day 3: PL/SQL hints by Tom Kyte & Oracle Active Data Guard

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Today’s first session I assisted was presented by Tom Kyte. He talked about SQL topics we surely do not know. The first topic concerned the possibility of using the plsql_warning clause with the PL/SQL compiler. This feature exists since version 10.1 but is not widely used. The different values you can define for the plsql_warning with a classical alter session command are: Severe: code might cause unexpected errors or wrong results Performance: code might cause…

 
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