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Threat Intelligence and security practices in the Oracle Cloud

The OracleĀ® Cloud Security Practices team, in their own words, “describe how Oracle protects the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of customer data and systems that are hosted in the Oracle Cloud and/or accessed when providing Cloud services. Today, 430,000 customers in 175 countries use Oracle technologies to seize business opportunities and solve real, tangible challenges.

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Components of the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Network

This post gives an overview of the components that are part of the OracleĀ® Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) network.

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Run applications on Microsoft Azure and Oracle Cloud Infrastructure

MicrosoftĀ® and OracleĀ® have worked together to enable customers to deploy Oracle applications such as Oracle E-Business SuiteĀ®, JD EdwardsĀ® EnterpriseOne, and PeopleSoftĀ® in the cloud.

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Customize SLA in five easy steps

Subledger Accounting (SLA) is a dynamic feature of OracleĀ® 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 OracleĀ® WebLogic Server (WLS) Administration Console access in version R12.2.

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Restore SSO and OID services after a server crash

This post describes how to restore single sign-on (SSO) and Oracle Internet Directory (OID) services after a server crash or disk corruption.

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Introducing Oracle Application Express

Could your organization be more agile, developing applications faster, cheaper, and more efficiently? Consider using OracleĀ® Application Express (APEX) and low-code developmentā€”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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Use the Oracle Database refreshable clone featureā€”Part Two: Demonstration

Part one of the series provides an introduction to OracleĀ® 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 featureā€”Part One: Introduction

The OracleĀ® 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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Oracle Deferred COGS accounting

This post introduces the Deferred Cost of Goods Sold (DCOGS) account functionality in OracleĀ® Cost Management release 12.0.0 and later. This enhancement directly matches the Cost of Goods Sold (COGS) to the revenue, which was not possible previously.

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