February 2008 Blog Posts (29)

Oracle Support Wants to See and Hear Your Problem - DITO

Have an issue that you wish you could "show and tell" to Oracle support when you open a service request on MetaLink? then DITO (Demo It To Oracle).

Using CamStudio or any other third party desktop recording software, you can now demonstrate your issue for Oracle Support just like you do on an Oracle Web Conference. You can do this offline at your convenience without having to arrange for the presence of a support engineer. You can make the… Continue

Added by Eddie Awad on February 28, 2008 at 12:12pm — 7 Comments

Oracle Universal Content Management Wins one Technology of the Year Awards

Oracle Universal Content Management Wins one Technology of the Year Awards

According to InfoWorld, "Oracle Universal Content Management is a unified solution for securely managing documents, images, and other digital assets, plus Web sites...Version 10g R3 has extensive Windows Explorer and Outlook integration, works with Microsoft SharePoint, and includes comprehensive search, not to mention strong information rights and records management."

Added by Hisham Galal on February 28, 2008 at 5:31am — No Comments

Oracle Application Express 3.1 is ready

Here is a sample application for some of the new features;

Added by TongucY on February 28, 2008 at 3:24am — 3 Comments

Web Service Development Practicalities

With a current client we've attempted to capture larger issues and practical development ideas beyond just the technical ABCs on implementing web services. We've published it here to hopefully be useful to the casual reader.

Check out the rest of my blog post here.

Added by Chris Muir on February 26, 2008 at 8:23pm — No Comments

new blog post - Chronicles of 11gR1


Added by TongucY on February 26, 2008 at 1:12am — No Comments

Oracle has acquired Captovation

Oracle has acquired Captovation, a leading provider of document capture solutions that streamline the process of capturing mission-critical content for access from within business applications and processes.

In all Content Management projects, we need to integrate with a document capture solution, and Stellent provided an integration with KOFAX document capture solution. So Oracle acquiring for Captovation will enhance Content Management Products, and Oracle become the first company… Continue

Added by Hisham Galal on February 22, 2008 at 5:32pm — No Comments

IdcoScript vs Javascript

I'd like to explain the difference between IdocScript and Javascript because it is an important step for template pages in Oracle Content Server.

IdocScript is a server scripting language created for Oracle Content Server (formally Stellent Content Server) template pages. It consists of the basic functionality you need to create pages that display content or execute services. We should note IdocScript is designed only for the content server.

Javascript is a client side… Continue

Added by Hisham Galal on February 22, 2008 at 1:46pm — No Comments

Changing Vault and Weblayout folers to another network location or to another drive

I asked Stellent support before they moved to metalink, about If I want to change the current environment in which I have Vault and Weblayout folders on the local hard disk. Where I want to change it to be on SAN storage, they gave me the following guidelines

To change the location of the Vault folder:

1. Move the Vault folder to its new location.

2. Modify the following configuration files by adding the entry

"VaultDir=\\\\hostname/stellent/vault/".… Continue

Added by Hisham Galal on February 22, 2008 at 1:30pm — No Comments

"Oracle's Ellison: SOA migration a slow process" no surprise

Just before Christmas, InfoWorld published an article quoting Larry Ellison on the slow uptake of SOA. Among other things, Ellison said "It takes about 10 to 20 years before [you can] rewrite all of your applications [to take advantage of SOA]" therefore implying the benefits of SOA are a long way off yet.

Check out the rest of this post on my blog.

Added by Chris Muir on February 19, 2008 at 5:04am — No Comments

Is It Time for a Complete RDBMS Rewrite?

The answer is yes, according to a group of academics including DBMS pioneer Mike Stonebraker, Ingres founder and a Postgres architect.

In a paper (pdf), they have argued that the current DBMS code lines, while attempting to be a “one size fits all” solution, in fact, excel at nothing. Hence, they are 25 year old legacy code lines… Continue

Added by Eddie Awad on February 18, 2008 at 10:19pm — 3 Comments

new blog post on some recent news

1. Steven Feuerstein was in Istanbul for a two days seminar ..
2. There are 184 registered people for our FREE “Why Oracle?(10g Release 2)” seminar on this Saturday ..
3. ubTools Suite 3.2.0 is now available ..
4. Last weekend we studied Jonathan Lewis’s latest book Cost Based Fundamentals of Oracle ..
5. And I will be out of service for a while :)


Added by TongucY on February 14, 2008 at 12:04pm — 2 Comments

Oracle Magazine - March/April 2008

The March/April 2008 issue of Oracle Magazine is now available for viewing! Simply follow this link to start reading:


Using the online digital version of Oracle Magazine, you can:

  • Click and drag or use the scrollbars to move the page
  • Read the issue online or download it for later
  • Keyword search the…

Added by Eddie Awad on February 13, 2008 at 10:00pm — 1 Comment

Hello world of OracleCommunity members!

Yes, i've nothing special to say. I'm writing from Italy, i've already been a blogger but i'm currently writing mostly in italian because, as you can desume from this writing (if it is understandable) i'm not quite comfortable with english language. I've been writing on my italian blog (cristiancudizio.wordpress.com) for over one year (from November 2006) and later i've tried to write an english blog (… Continue

Added by Cristian Cudizio on February 12, 2008 at 1:05am — 1 Comment


Right now I'm migrating a 11.5.4 with database instance on IBM-AIX box in a quick way to we able to be on live with and OATM in two weeks.

For to do it, I follow the standard Note:316365.1 to avoid unsupported issues.

The countdown started one week ago I have to give it all to finish on time because the business needs, after a year the consulting company that was performing the migration process lost the contract because they weren't able to make the… Continue

Added by José Antonio Ruiz on February 11, 2008 at 6:07am — 1 Comment

new blog post on Apex supplied PL/SQL Packages HTMLDB_APPLICATION, HTMLDB_ITEM, HTMLDB_COLLECTION etc.


ps: maybe I can also be considered as an Apex Evangelist after this post :)P

Added by TongucY on February 11, 2008 at 5:15am — No Comments

Blogger has eaten Radio Free Tooting

I am bummed out. This is the second time in six months that Blogger has taken my blog down. The last time was because they thought it was a spam blog. This time the blogspot site is just not there. I get a stripped down version of the dashboard instead.

There are a few other people in the Help forums who seem to have had something similar happen to them. Unfortunately these outages have been occurring since 29-JAN and there doesn't seem to be anyone who has managed to get their site… Continue

Added by APC on February 8, 2008 at 4:14am — 6 Comments

Your Input is Needed: Keep or Delete Calssified Ads?

Today OracleCommunity.net received the first "recruiter" forum post. The "recruiter" member posted his ad in The Lounge Room forum category. So, I went ahead and created a new forum category called Calssified Ads and moved his ad there. Then… Continue

Added by Eddie Awad on February 6, 2008 at 11:44pm — 8 Comments

New blog post on Oracle's Performance Tuning Tools


Added by TongucY on February 5, 2008 at 11:29pm — No Comments

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