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White Papers

  • Embarking on a Configure to Order Journey

    Nowadays, customers expect corporations to anticipate what products or services they may demand. Their Configure to Order (CtO) or Assemble to Order (ATO) expectations are continually increasing, and pose a challenge to organizations who want to keep up. This white paper provides an overview of the CtO Oracle product offering, and outlines a CtO training approach. Find original ideas on team dynamics to help your team get started, suggestions to customize your training based on legacy CtO information, and tips to consider when developing the future CtO solution.

  • Unleashing Oracle Services: A Comprehensive Review of “Services” in Oracle Databases

    Performance management and high availability have become base requirements for today’s enterprise relational database management systems. In Oracle databases, users create “services” to meet these challenges and those services touch almost every aspect of database configuration. This paper will give you an overview of every aspect of services for both single-instance and Real Application Cluster (RAC) environments.

  • The CIO’s Plan V – Oracle E-Business Suite Virtualization

    It often seems that deploying the physical architecture needed to develop new applications is a road plagued with unappealing alternatives. Fortunately, at IT Convergence we were able to mitigate these issues by using Oracle VM. This paper will teach you the benefits of using Oracle VM to reduce costs and simplify development projects. Get an overview of the components of Oracle VM, and find advice on how to go about the installation successfully.

  • RAC for Beginners – The Basics

    Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC) has been steadily gaining momentum in the market with new and current customers considering RAC implementations. This white paper will get you started on how Real Application Clusters works. Gain a conceptual understanding of the RAC architecture and the basic installation tasks needed to implement a cluster, and find recommendations for beginner DBAs and managers who are considering RAC.

  • Quick Tips for Oracle Debugging and Tracing with the oradebug Utility

    As most experienced Oracle DBAs are aware, the Oracle Database utility Oradebug is quite useful for debugging and tracing Oracle database errors and for tracing the output to the tkprof utility for analysis by Oracle technicians. This white paper provides senior Oracle DBAs and Oracle technical experts with tips and best practices for effective debugging and tracing. Find which basic Oradebug functions are available to expert Oracle DBAs and learn how to use Oradebug to trace a user SQL session.