“Seriously John, do you blog about anything else?” Yeah, well… Evidence is strongly against me so far. :) One of the more common questions I’ve received as a followup to my Build an E-Business Suite 12.1.3 Sandbox In VirtualBox in…Read More >
Update, 7 March 2014: I don’t often suggest this, but: stop reading this post! Oracle has (finally, yay!) released VM templates for EBS 12.2.3 that can be imported to Virtualbox directly! If you want an EBS 12.2 sandbox in Virtualbox,…Read More >
It’s here! It’s here! It’s finally here! (what, you don’t get excited when you get new toys?) Now that version 12.2 of Oracle Applications has been released, it’s time for eager Apps DBAs and non-DBA EBS geeks to get their…Read More >
Getting ready for the next big thing In the wake of last week’s announcement of the general availability of Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.2, I’ve started spinning up a 12.2 Vision instance, so I can start getting familiar with the…Read More >
There’s a rare event happening next week: All three of Pythian’s Oracle Apps tech leads will be in the same place. Vasu Balla, Maris Elsins, and recently-minted Oracle Ace Director Yury Velikanov will all be at Collab 13 this year. Since we’re a globally distributed, round-the-clock team, this is not something that can happen very often.Read More >
In this post, I’ll demonstrate how to deploy the pre-built Oracle VM templates to create a two-node 11gR2 RAC cluster in Oracle VirtualBox.Read More >
What happens when you update the crontab on a critical system to accommodate year-end processing? What happens when, despite all your diligence and devotion to human reliability guidelines, you perform a simple slip, and instead of typing crontab -e, you type crontab -r? Well, the documentation tells you what happens:Read More >
Are you ready to learn how to deploy the Oracle VM templates in Oracle VirtualBox, so you can run them on your own workstation without the need to run Oracle VM Server? I hope you are, because let me tell you, I’ve done a lot of typing. Whew.Read More >
Pythian’s Oracle Apps DBA team recently upgraded a client’s E-Business Suite system to version 12.1.3, bringing them into compliance with Oracle’s baseline support requirements for Release 12.1 nearly one year ahead of deadline. We’d like to tell you a bit about this project — not to toot our own horn (though that’s nice too, we are kinda proud), but because it provides an ideal illustration of the power of the Pythian service delivery model, particularly as it applies to large enterprise-class projects.Read More >
The topic of this post is really a question, What does all the new stuff coming down the line mean for those customers in the next 12-18 months? Oddly enough, the answer to that question is: Not very much. At least, not yet.Read More >
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