>License compliance is not easy

Certified Oracle Compliance Over the last decade or so, countless Oracle customers have experienced license issues by falling foul of Oracle’s ‘trust model’, complex licensing metrics and how Oracle’s policies affect third party technologies. As a result of this, numerous companies have setup ‘license consultancy’ practices and developing SAM tools suggesting they can provide a […]

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Blog, Cloud, Licensing, Uncategorized / AWS, Azure, Cloud, Compliance, Licensing, LMS / March 28, 2017

>APEX: Meet the rest of the web

APEX: Meet the rest of the web In December last year I spoke at the UKOUG TECH 16 conference in Birmingham about integrating APEX with modern web technologies. The presentation was interesting for me to build because I was able to spend some time pushing APEX beyond what is possible using only the declarative application […]

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APEX 5.0, Blog, How to, Uncategorized, Why use APEX / APEX 5.0, Cloud, Development, Dynamic Actions, JSON, Oracle Cloud, RESTful / February 14, 2017

>Oracle Data Visualization

Oracle Data Visualization Since Oracle has expanded its Data Visualization portfolio, (particularly with the launch of Data Visualization Cloud Service (DVCS) and Data Visualization Desktop (DVD)), I have written a few blogs providing an overview of the two products’ key features, an overview of access controls in DVCS, an overview of how to manage data […]

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Blog, Cloud, How to, Oracle Data Visualization, Reporting, Uncategorized / BI, Business Intelligence, Charting, Cloud, Development, Discoverer, reporting / December 9, 2016

>Oracle Data Visualization Cloud Service – Introduction to Visual Analyzer

Oracle Data Visualization Cloud Service – Introduction to Visual Analyzer Since Oracle has expanded its Data Visualization portfolio, (particularly with the launch of Data Visualization Cloud Service (DVCS) and Data Visualization Desktop (DVD)), I have written a few blogs providing an overview of the two products’ key features, an overview of access controls in DVCS […]

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Blog, How to, Oracle Data Visualization, Reporting, Uncategorized / BI, Business Intelligence, Charting, Cloud, Disco, Discoverer / October 10, 2016

>Oracle Data Visualization Cloud Service – Managing Data Sources

Oracle Data Visualization Cloud Service – Managing Data Sources Since Oracle has expanded its Data Visualization portfolio, (particularly with the launch of Data Visualization Cloud Service (DVCS) and Data Visualization Desktop (DVD)), I have written a couple blogs providing an overview of the two products’ key features and, more recently, an overview of access controls […]

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Blog, Cloud, Oracle Data Visualization, Reporting, Uncategorized / BI, Business Intelligence, Cloud, Oracle Data Visualization, reporting / August 19, 2016

>Oracle Data Visualization Cloud Service

Oracle Data Visualization Cloud Service In recent months Oracle has extended its portfolio of data analytics solutions. Building on the availability of Data Visualization Business Intelligence Cloud Service in recent months it has released new versions: Data Visualization Cloud Service (DVCS) (Oct 2015) Data Visualization Desktop (DVD) (May 2016) The new releases are targeted at […]

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Blog, Cloud, Oracle Data Visualization, Reporting, Uncategorized / BI, Business Intelligence, Charting, Cloud, Disco, Discoverer / May 26, 2016

>The (continued) future of Oracle Forms…

The (continued) future of Oracle Forms… Our previous blog about “The future of Oracle Forms” was published in August and the response and acknowledgement from the Oracle development community proved that we had struck a nerve with many of you. This blog is a follow up and in light of the facts around the recently […]

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APEX 5.0, Blog, Cloud, Oracle Forms, Uncategorized, Why use APEX / APEX, Cloud, Oracle Forms / December 10, 2015

>OEM Chargeback via APEX

OEM Chargeback via APEX I was recently asked to look into the possibility of building a custom front end for some of the features of OEM 12c, namely the Cloud Management Plugin. The customer in question is planning on using the Oracle Cloud (Database-as-a-Service) and on-premise Database instances to deliver a hybrid Cloud service to […]

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Blog, Cloud, How to, Reporting, Uncategorized / Charting, Cloud, Database Objects, reporting / November 10, 2015