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Run applications on Microsoft Azure and Oracle Cloud Infrastructure

Microsoft® and Oracle® have worked together to enable customers to deploy Oracle applications such as Oracle E-Business Suite®, JD Edwards® EnterpriseOne, and PeopleSoft® in the cloud.

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Customize SLA in five easy steps

Subledger Accounting (SLA) is a dynamic feature of Oracle® R12 that you can use for meeting the accounting needs of the business.

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Set up an SSH tunnel to access the Oracle WLS Administration Console

The post introduces steps to set up an SSH tunnel for Oracle® WebLogic Server (WLS) Administration Console access in version R12.2.

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Introducing MongoDB Compass

This post introduces the GUI for MongoDB®, known as the MongoDB Compass.

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Managed Timescale on the Object Rocket service

Originally published on May 4, 2020 at ObjectRocket.com/blog.

Rackspace Technology is excited to add yet another general availability data store to the ObjectRocket platform in both AWS® and GCP®.

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Introducing Oracle Application Express

Could your organization be more agile, developing applications faster, cheaper, and more efficiently? Consider using Oracle® Application Express (APEX) and low-code development—a visual development method using drag-and-drop elements. Introduction APEX enables you to adapt to changing requirements and empowers developers and your entire organization to be a part of the solution quickly. Image source: https://apex.oracle.com/en/ Why APEX? APEX is the easiest way for developers to build visually appealing apps for their data.

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MLOps Foundations powered by the Rackspace Technology Model Factory Framework

It is becoming more and more important for businesses to use Machine Learning (ML) models to take advantage of data’s predictive power. However, 60 percent of ML models never make it to production. These models often fail to deliver the intended results because of inadequate considerations of the shift in people, processes, and platforms needed to operate in a responsive, agile technology environment effectively. The new Rackspace ML Operations Foundations offering (MLOps), powered by the Rackspace Technology Model Factory Framework, can help you innovate your data landscape, even if you don’t have all the technical expertise to move ML models into production efficiently.

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Use the Oracle Database refreshable clone feature—Part Two: Demonstration

Part one of the series provides an introduction to Oracle® refreshable clones, including when and why to use them. In this post, I demonstrate how to set up, configure, maintain, and drop a refreshable clone pluggable database (PDB) in Oracle 18c.

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Use the Oracle Database refreshable clone feature—Part One: Introduction

The Oracle® Database 18c for Enterprise Edition on Cloud bundles engineered systems (Exadata) with many new and improved features. Release 18c improves the refreshable clone feature from the 12c release 2 by adding a quick switchover or failover facility. You can also create a snapshot carousel to clone or replicate pluggable databases (PDBs) in a multitenant environment.

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Rackspace now offers database migration services

Many organizations are interested in migrating their database services to create cost efficiencies and optimize performance. However, companies often lack the necessary expertise and resources to perform a migration properly. Failed migrations can result in broken business applications and damaged reputations. Rackspace can help transform your business and migrate your database across technologies and platforms, minimizing risk, disruption, and downtime.

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