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What To Expect from Oracle’s Release of World’s Fastest Chip

On March 26th 2013, Larry Ellison, the CEO of Oracle unveiled a new Sun Microprocessor. Oracle acquired Sun in 2010 and made several changes to the company, they now claim that they surpassed their competition in microprocessor industry, and that the new chip is the fastest in the world. This chip will now be used […]

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Streamline Your EBS Upgrade Using the Application Testing Suite

One of the biggest concerns during an EBS upgrade involves the amount of time required from business analysts and end users for regression testing. With multiple test cycles required during any upgrade, repetitive testing is time consuming and can become frustrating for users and business leaders trying to balance the needs of the business with […]

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Oracle EBS Period Close Advisor

The Oracle Period Close Advisor provides guidance on recommended period-end procedures for E-Business Release 12.x. It is intended to be generic and does not relate to a specific organization or industry. Step-by-step best practices with tips and troubleshooting references are provided to assist you through each phase. Period Close Advisors are a series of checklists […]

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OBIEE Limited Time Promotion

The Oracle BI Enterprise Edition turns information into intelligence and delivers it to the enterprise. Many organizations today use a broad range of different Business Intelligence tools and applications to collect information from a variety of sources, to analyze it and share with users. However, many of these tools are not designed for users across […]

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Technology Managers Need to Learn How to Putt

At the beginning of our careers back in 1989 as programmers, a colleague and I decided to learn how to play golf. This was at a time when computer gaming was still in its infancy so we actually preferred spending time outdoors. Anyway, we took a group lesson geared towards beginners for 6 weeks. We […]

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CellCLI Utilities

Those familiar with Exadata’s CellCLI command line interface often find themselves wondering what sorts of cell metrics are available, and if there’s an easy-to-use interface to gather this data without having to look in the manual every time.  I’m one of those guys, so I took some time and put some little shell scripts that […]

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Creating CRM Resources in Oracle E-Business Suite (Part 1 of 2)

CRM Resources are required for a variety of purposes in Oracle E-Business Suite (R12 and 11i). Here is a simple break down of the steps required to create a complete and functioning CRM Resource for you. The first step in creating CRM Resources begins with creation of the Person record in Oracle HRMS applications. Once […]

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R12 Payments – Payments Administrator (Part 1 of 2)

The Payment Administrator is a collection of settings to define the various components used to create payables documents using the Payment Process Request.  There is a wide variety of processing options available and the Payment Administrator groups these together in a single place. This article will focus on two of the more common elements, the Payment Process Profile and Payment […]

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Software Licensing – Centralized Administration & Support

In order to properly manage internal software license usage within a global company, license management, administration and support must be carefully considered. A centralized licensing infrastructure is ideal, allowing for: Centralized distribution and management of licenses Centralized license support for end users Reduction in overall global administration / supplier management support Supplier leverage due to […]

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E-Business Suite Printer Setup: Security Through Obscurity

Recently, one of my clients required that I secure several of their printers in E-Business Suite so that only certain users could access them. User specific printer security is not standard functionality in Oracle E-Business Suite 12.1.1 but with a little security-through-obscurity we met the requirement to the clients satisfaction. The requirement was a result […]

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Whatever we ask them to do, we know they'll deliver a solution and not leave us hanging.

Tony Deller Manager Data Center Technical Engineering