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Daily Roundup of News, Tips and Tricks – 2010-01-31

  • Quick article that answers some common questions around the use of smartphones and other mobile devices with the E-Business Suite.
  • In this segment of a two-part video series, Joel Goodman – Global Team leader of the Oracle DBA certification exam development team – gives some great insight to Oracle's philosophy to why certification is important to professionals and their employers.
  • Unless you really know what you’re doing when it comes to computer systems and performance you should read these articles by Cary Millsap.
  • Which execution plan is better? Are the plans the same? How are they the same, and how do they differ?
  • This article shows some of the ways for generating execution plans, and some of the problems that might be encountered when attempting to obtain the “correct” execution plan.
  • Oracle has laid out its strategy for integrating Sun's resources – Human and Technological – into their own company infrastructure. The company plans to invest $4.3 billion in R&D this year, and between last year's Oracle OpenWorld and now, the message is the same – Java and its developer tools are safe.
  • If you are interested in trying out the Oracle SOA Suite from the perspective of someone who is familiar with GlassFish ESB, then attached are several documents which will get you started.

Filed in Links, Oracle on 31 Jan 10

Reader's Comments

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    It will be interesting to see how mobile rolls out in the enterprise. I’m still wondering if the next version of Oracle’s flagship database product will be called Oracle 12m, with the “m” standing for mobile.

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    If everything is “cloud” based, who needs “Oracle DB Mobile”. What’s needed is web based ERP apps supported in mobile browsers.