Laatste "Plug" – Cuddly Toys Not Included – Een AMIS Query met Doug Burns

Marco Gralike 2

Donderdag as. is de AMIS Query van Doug Burns over SQL Tuning, gebruikmakend van de Oracle Enterprise Manager (Tuning en Diagnostics pack). Misschien verwachten velen een hoog “DBA” gehalte, maar niets is minder waar… Deze presentatie bevat bijna geen enkele slides en is echt een aanrader om bij te wonen. […]

Technical Preview of ADF Mobile Client has arrived !

Luc Bors 2

The Technical Preview of ADF Mobile Client now is generally available! Ted Farrell, Chief Architect and Sr. Vice President of Tools and Middleware introduced the latest break-through in mobile application development at the BlackBerry User Conference (WES). ADF Mobile extends Oracle Application Development Framework to mobile users. Using Oracle JDeveloper, […]

Oracle Enhances XBRL Reporting Capabilities with UBmatrix, Inc.

Marco Gralike

Oracle posted a press release about their involvement and commitment for UBMatrix XBRL technologies last Wednesday saying (among others):

“To help publicly held companies facilitate the preparation, publishing and automatic exchange of financial statements in XBRL (eXtensible Business Reporting Language), Oracle will embed UBmatrix, Inc.’s leading XBRL technology into Oracle’s Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) System, Oracle announced today.”

“Oracle and UBmatrix are also working together to provide enterprise class storage and management for XBRL-based information in Oracle® Database 11g. Using Oracle Database’s XML DB feature, organizations can easily and quickly store, access and query their XBRL data.”

A lot of you might ask themselves: “Who are or what is UBMatrix ???” and how does it all fit in…


Enhancing fast queries using "Tapio-Indexes"

Gerwin Hendriksen

During the years I have a lot of times encountered performance problems that ended up to be fast queries (less than 10ms) which are executed very much. In these situations the execution plans, from such queries can look like:   OPERATION            OPTIONS                 OBJECT# NAME                         ——————– ——————– ———- ———————————– SELECT STATEMENT                                     […]

Schrijf je in voor de ODTUG Sneak Preview op 15 juni 2009!

Michiel Jonkers

Op maandag 15 juni 2009, een week voordat in Monterey de ODTUG 2009 plaats vindt, heb je de mogelijkheid om alvast te horen wat negen sprekers in de VS gaan presenteren, onder hen twee Oracle Aces en twee Oracle ACE directors.   Aino Andriessen (AMIS Services) – ADF Development: More tales from the Trenches Lonneke Dikmans (Approach Alliance) – […]

AMIS Query 18 Mei – Een Terugblik op Hotsos 2009

Marco Gralike 1

Begin maart 2009 werd in Irving, Texas, het internationale Oracle Performance Symposium Hotsos gehouden. Ook dit jaar stond het symposium garant voor inhoudelijke hoogstaande presentaties en discussies over performance. Vier Nederlanders, Jeroen Evers (Fameus), Toon Koppelaars (RuleGen), Gerwin Hendriksen (AMIS) en Marco Gralike (AMIS), hadden het genoegen om ter plekke te […]

Oracle Workflow, a brief introduction – Part 1 Setting up an environment

admin 1

Maybe the following question will arise after reading the title: Oracle Workflow isn’t that obsolete technology? The answer can be very short: Yes it is. (Read the SOD on it’s still interesting enough to dive into it. Oracle Workflow is heavy used in the E-Business Suite and also used […]

Extreme performance introduced by patchset smart scan

Gerwin Hendriksen

Larry yesterday did his keynote here at Oracle Open World introducing the “Oracle(R) Exadata Storage Server”. This morning I attended a session about the technical details behind the server. In principal the server works with 8 nodes running RAC on Oracle Enterprise Linux 5. For the storage management ASM is […]

JDeveloper Patch Release available on OTN

Luc Bors

I almost forgot that there was life before JDeveloper and ADF 11g…… As of last week, the JDeveloper release is available for download on OTN: Apparently, this release is only a patch release with bugfixes (see for an overview of the fixes in this release) and no […]


Alex Nuijten 1

During the ODTUG conference in New Orleans, there were multiple sessions for the Development/DBA. As I consider myself a developer with a great interest in the database, I love going to sessions like these. One of the recurring themes was Instrumentation. During the Expert Panel a question was asked what […]

Oracle BPEL Process Manager: Most efficient way to manage dynamic process level (cross instance) data

Lucas Jellema 4

BPEL Process definitions frequently include parameters that influence the flow through the process. Sometimes these parameters are embedded as hard coded values sometimes variables dynamically retrieved from a PartnerLink or as part of the initial request. These parameters can be used for various purposes: currency exchange rate for calculating prices […]