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The Oracle ACE Program Newsletter January 2014 By ACEs, For ACEs

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Oracle ACE Program Newsletter
By ACEs, For ACEsJanuary 2014
Oracle ACE Spotlight Kellyn Pot'Vin, Oracle ACE DirectorKellynPotVin
Kellyn Pot'Vin is an Oracle ACE Director, Oak Table Member and Sr. Technical Specialist. She specializes in environment optimization tuning and creating systems that are robust and enterprise level. Kellyn works almost exclusively on mult-TB size databases, including Exadata and solid state disk solutions and is known for her extensive work with both the Enterprise Manager 12c and its command line interface. She is the co-author on a number of technical books, hosts webinars for ODTUG, OTN and All Things Oracle and has presented at Oracle Open World, HotSos, Collaborate, KSCOPE, along with numerous other US and European conferences. Kellyn is a strong advocate for Women in Technology, (WIT) citing education on topics regarding stereotypes and presenting opportunities early as the path to overcoming challenges.
Kellyn lives in Westminster, CO, which is northwest of Denver and near the beautiful Rocky Mountains. She lives with her partner, Tim Gorman (also an ACE Director) and is the proud mother of three children, Samuel, Caitlyn and Joshua. Her dog, DaVinci, a Jack Russel/Bull Terrier mix, can often be seen in her photos when she's capturing her adventures on telecommuting. She enjoys bike riding, yoga, knitting, painting and reading when she's not furthering the advancement for Women in Technology, the Rocky Mtn. Oracle User Group community and the DBA Kevlar brand on social media.
Kellyn is AKA "DBA Goth Cowgirl." You can read more about how that came to be here.
Oracle ACE Program News
Welcome New Oracle ACEs
Initiated Dec 2013 / Jan 2014
NameLocationFocus
James AnthonyUnited KingdomDB
Martin BachGermanyDB
Deiby GomezGuatemalaDB
Chet JusticeUnited StatesDB
Edelweiss Kammerman UruguayBI
Eduardo LegattiBrazilDB
Mike NaderUnited StatesBI
Martin NashUnited KingdomDB
Fabio PradoBrazilDB
Danilo SchmiedelGermanyOFM
Wilfred van der Deijl NetherlandsOFM
Luis WeirUnited KingdomOFM
Alex ZaballaBrazilDB
Only a few days until RMOUG, Feb 5-7, Denver, CO. Don't miss out on this annual conference where you will be able to hang and have lunch with your 29 Oracle ACE and ACE Director participants. If you haven't registered yet, there's still time to reserve your spot.
You are also invited to join us at the Oracle ACE dinner on Thu, Feb 6, 6:30pmMaggiano's. Please RSVP to Vikki Lira if you are able to attend.
DOAG 2014 Business Intelligence | April 3, 2014 | Munich, Germany
Submission deadline: Jan 31
DOAG 2014 Database | June 3, 2014 | Düsseldorf, Germany
Submission deadline: Jan 31

DOAG 2014 Development | June 4, 2014 | Düsseldorf, Germany
Submission deadline: Jan 31
OUG Scotland | June 11-12, 2014 | Linlithgow, Scotland
Submission deadline: Feb 10
Austria OUG | June 17, 2014 | Vienna, Austria
Submission deadline: Feb 16
OTech Magazine | Spring Edition
Submission deadline: TBD
UKOUG Oracle Scene Magazine | Summer Edition
Submission deadline: April 11
Have expertise in JAX-RS 2.0 or Java Embedded technologies? Contact Senior Acquisitions Editor, Brandi Shailer atbrandi.shailer@mheducation.com to discuss authoring opportunities.
Receive 50% Oracle ACE discount for Packt's entire video range, including the brand new Oracle Coherence Quickstart and Oracle Data Integrator Essentials - just enter "ACE50VIDEO" at checkout.
Meeting the Challenge of Big Data E-Book: Part Two

Learn about the power of big data analytics from the eBook Meeting the Challenge of Big Data: Part Two and find value with the torrent of new data that’s available to your organization. Discover how Oracle Engineered Systems, powered by Intel® Xeon® processors, provide a powerful platform that will help you meet the challenge of big data and derive new value for your business.
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Profit Magazine: Top Trends 2014

The 2014 Top Trends have been published in the latest edition of Profit Magazine. Special thanks to ACE Directors Sten Vesterli, Debra Lilley, Ron Batra and Oracle ACE Satyendra Kumar Pasalapudi for sharing their thoughts and insights.
If not, are you ready to be? Then Apply to the ODTUG Leadership Program. The Leadership Program is a journey consisting of monthly webinars on subjects ranging from leadership styles, effective communication, mentoring, and ethics as well as the challenges of leading volunteers.Apply today for this very unique opportunity.
ACE Director Sten Vesterli has started a monthly ADF newsletter called ADF Mastery. You can sign up to start receiving your free copy here.
This is your opportunity to create APEX themes and have them viewed by the entire international APEX community. ACE Director Martin D'Souza and Oracle ACE Christian Rokitta will part of the judging panel. The winner will be crowned 2014 ODTUG APEX Theme Developer of the Year during the Kscope conference, June 22-26. Learn more here.
NEW ARTICLES
Oracle Magazine: Hide from Prying Eyes, written by ACE Director Arup Nanda
Oracle Magazine: Get Started, written by Tom Haunert, interviewed ACE Director Arup Nanda. Listen to the podcast.
Oracle Magazine: Marking a Change, written by Jeff Erickson, interviewed ACE Director Kellyn Pot'Vin.
OTech Magazine: Maturity of Service Oriented Architectures, written by Oracle ACE Douwe Pieter van den Bos
OTech Magazine: Why I Don't Use WebLogic JMS Topics written by Oracle ACE Ahmed Aboulnaga
OTech Magazine: Future is now, ODI 12c written by ACE Director Gurcan Orhan
OTech Magazine: From Requirements to Tool Choice, written by ACE Director Sten Vesterli
OTech Magazine: NoSQL and Oracle, written by Oracle ACE James Anthony
Java Magazine : Fix This Code Challenge, written by Oracle ACE Deepak Vohra
Java Magazine : Solution to Fix This Code Challenge, written by Oracle ACE Deepak Vohra
OTN: MorphoTrak - Biometrics ID (case study), written by Oracle ACE Aris Prassinos
OTN: Oracle Exadata Database Machine: IO Resource Manager (IORM), written by Oracle ACE Deiby Gomez (in Spanish)
OTN: Oracle RAC 12c: "Flex ASM" and "Flex Cluster", written by Oracle ACE Deiby Gomez (in Spanish)
OTN: Management Recommendations for Oracle SOA Suite 11G. Part 1 of 2, written by Oracle ACE Rolando Carrasco (in Spanish)
OTN: Oracle Database 12c: Cloning Plugabble Databases (PDBs)
Parte I ), (parte II)
, written by ACE Director Joel Perez and Oracle ACE Wissem El Khlifi (in Spanish)
OTN: Oracle Database 12c: Upgrade Oracle Database 12c (Parte I), (Parte II), (Parte III), (Parte IV), written by ACE Director Joel Perez and Oracle ACE Wissem El Khlifi (in Spanish)
OTN: Oracle Database 12c: Flex ASM, written by ACE Director Joel Perez and Oracle ACE Wissem El Khlifi (in Spanish)
OTN: OBIEE 11.1.1.7 new feature: Custom Print Designs (Custom Print Layouts), written by Oracle ACE Edelweiss Kammermann (in Spanish)
GPO: Oracle Database 12c articles, written by Oracle ACE Alex Zaballa (in Portuguese)
OTN: Oracle Database 12c: Transporte de Bases de Dados Cross-Platform (parte I), (parte II), written by ACE Director Joel Perez, Mahir M. Quluzade & Oracle ACE Rodrigo Mufalani (in Portuguese)
BLOG POSTS
This post written by ACE Director Lucas Jellema explores Data Visualization with an HTML 5 Canvas based Tag Cloud powered by JSON.
Oracle HTTP Server (OHS) is the Web server component for Oracle Fusion Middleware. It provides a HTTP listener for Oracle WebLogic Server and the framework for hosting static pages, dynamic pages, and applications over the Web. In his blog, Oracle ACE Osama Mustafa describes how to configure Oracle WebTier for Redirecting Purpose.
Oracle ACE Alex Antonatos shares his hands on tips for best practices when designing your Oracle financial footprint information using R12, Hyperion and OBI.
Here is a post describing ACE Director Kellyn Pot'Vin's client's environment that shows just how important it is to ensure your server environment is kept pristine.
"Which Way Do I Go?"
ACE Director Debra Lilley guest posts on the Oracle AppAdvantage Blogand talks about how people are transforming their businesses using Oracle Technology.
Twelve new DBA commands for Oracle 12c

ACE Director Julian Dontcheff share 12 new commands in Oracle 12c that will help DBA's with database administration, consolidation, security and availability features.
Read this post by Oracle ACE Shlomi Noach to learn about getting the definite metrics your application can trust.
SOA Governance FAQ

What is SOA Governance? Why do I need it? What are the benefits of implementing SOA Governance and SOA the most common pitfalls? This and many other questions are answered in the SOA Governance FAQ by Oracle ACE Luis Weir.
Luis also describes the different components that build up the Oracle Foundation Pack (former AIA Foundation Pack) and also provide some useful architectural diagrams describing its key components.
Practical Example for ADF Active Data Service

ACE Director Andrejus Baranovskis describes in his post the practical approach to implement Active Data Service push update mechanism in ADF applications, leveraging Oracle DB offered notifications functionality over JDBC.
Oracle PL/SQL Code Execution from TimesTen

This post written by Oracle ACE Gennady Sigalaev describes the example of execution of Oracle PL/SQL code from TimesTen.
Read this brief discussion of hugepages and why they're important for Oracle database configuration provided by Oracle ACE Mark Bobak.
How to Check Broken Job for Oracle Scheduler (DBMS_SCHEDULER)?
Oracle ACE Surachart Opun blogs an example with Oracle Scheduler and how DBAs can check broken job for Oracle Job (dbms_job) at *_JOBS.BROKEN column. DBAs have changed the use from DBMS_JOB to DBMS_SCHEDULER.
One of the most common ways to improve the performance of an INSERT operation is to use the optimizer hint called APPEND. Find out why in Oracle ACE Ami Aharonovich's latest guest post.
Oracle ACE Leighton Nelson shares detailed steps for sending Tweets from Oracle Enterprise Manager in his latest post.
NEW BOOKS
Oracle PL/SQL Programming, 6th Edition by ACE Director Steven Feuerstein. Order a signed copy directly from Steven! It supports a good cause! (available now)
Practical Oracle Database Appliance by Oracle ACE Bobby Curtis, ACE Director Yury Velikanov, et al. (available now)
Oracle SOA Governance 11g Implementation by Oracle ACE Luis Weir and Andrew Bell. (available now)