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Posted on June 7, 2018

IT security today is a constant game of staying ahead of those who chose to hunt down and exploit any vulnerability that exists. Security teams cannot afford to let their guard down because as systems get more versatile, and complicated, the chances of the existence of vulnerabilities also increases. In most case, one way to …

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Posted on May 31, 2018

One of the highlights of the year for the Oracle enterprise performance management (EPM) and Analytics/BI communities, ODTUG’s Kscope18 conference, is taking place in Orlando in from June 10-14.  There are literally hundreds of opportunities to learn, network and have fun…which I know as a several-time attendee can be completely overwhelming!  The intent of this …

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Posted on May 30, 2018

In the last chapter, we created a simple “Editable Interactive Grid,” which is APEX-talk for an Excel-like grid we can use to edit data from a database table. In this chapter, we will make the two edits to this grid which our hypothetical end-user “requested”. Change 1: See the currently logged in user profile APEX …

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Posted on May 23, 2018

This blog post builds on the work done in two previous blogs – Chapter 1 and Chapter 2. You could go through those or just read this one for reference. In the last chapter, we created an expenses report (quite easily), but it had too many codes in it (e.g., the cost center field shows …

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Posted on May 17, 2018

In Chapter I of this series, we created our database schema and learned how to create an APEX application that runs when you call a URL but does nothing else of consequence. So, let us now start adding content to our very basic APEX application. First, we’ll add a report that shows us all of …

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Posted on May 10, 2018

Oracle Application Express or APEX, is a low-code web application development tool used in conjunction with the Oracle database. That means you can use it to develop web pages and applications while writing very little code, which is great if you are the type that likes writing little to no code, or at least appreciates …

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Posted on April 11, 2018

We are all now pretty much in agreement (although some of us more enthusiastically than others). It’s not IF we’re moving to the cloud, it’s WHEN. “So,” you’re probably asking, “How do I implement infrastructure, platform and applications in this brave new cloud world without messing it all up?” In other words, “How do I …

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Posted on March 14, 2018

Do you plan, budget and forecast in spreadsheets or an old “on-premises” planning software solution today? Tired of trying to get IT support to maintain your planning process? Curious about “cloud” (software-as-a-service or SaaS) budgeting, forecasting and planning solutions and how they work? Want a “quick start” process that doesn’t require your entire department’s budget? …

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Posted on March 7, 2018

Introduction Blockchain (or block chain) is a technology that has recently gotten much news owing to its association with crypto-currencies. While the run on Bitcoin and the likes may or may not be a fad, the fact remains that blockchain as a technology has much wider applications and the potential to become one of the …

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Posted on February 21, 2018

Oracle offers a wide variety of Power Pack Extensions that make using Oracle Smart View for Office (Smart View) easier and much more efficient. These extensions enhance the user’s experience and day-to-day tasks in Smart View. Oracle offers ten different extensions; the three I’ve recently found most useful include: Quick Options Extension. Allows a user …

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