Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Foundations 2020 Certified Associate Issued to Joe Malewicki, Jr.

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iArch Solutions President, Joe Malewicki, Jr., has become an Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Foundations 2020 Certified Associate. This certification is given to individuals by Oracle with a knowledge of public cloud services provided by OCI. iArch Solutions is a leader in cloud services with expertise in Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, Azure and AWS cloud solutions. Contact us today to discuss your migration…

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Oracle EPM 11.2.2 Dropped

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Readers, it is here at last, the long anticipated release of 11.2.2.  With this release the Oracle Development Team has brought LINUX support to the latest, and last, on-premise release of EPM.   The latest support matrix can be found here:  https://www.oracle.com/a/otn/docs/epm-11-2-x-cert-matrix.xlsx A quick read through reveals a couple of things.  First, the support for EPM 11.2.2 and LINUX is as follows:…

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Joe Malewicki, Jr. Promoted to Oracle ACE

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iArch Solutions is happy to announce that Joe Malewicki, Jr. has been recognized as an Oracle ACE. He was promoted from ACE Associate due to his valuable contributions in the Oracle community. Joe Malewicki, Jr., who’s been working with Oracle products since 1997, has experience implementing, supporting and training customers on Oracle EPM Hyperion. He has also expanded his expertise…

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Webinar Series – Oracle EPM 11.2: The More Things Change…

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Join us on Wednesday, June 24th for another stirring Oracle EPM session presented by Jeff Henkel, Managed Services Practice Lead at iArch Solutions.  The topic for the discussion will be EPM 11.2.1, the latest (and last) on-premise release from Oracle. Some topics for discussion will be: What’s New in 11.2.1 versus 11.1.2.4 Installing and Configuring Migration Consideration Future State Direction…

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How to enable Debug mode for Oracle HTTP Server (OHS) within for a WebLogic Managed Server

By | Best Practices, Tips and Tricks, Oracle HTTP Server (OHS), Oracle Hyperion Enterprise Performance Management - EPM, Tips and Tricks, Troubleshooting, WebLogic | No Comments

As a professional Oracle Hyperion EPM infrastructure consultant we have sometimes been stumped by the misbehaving of the Oracle HTP Server (OHS) to WebLogic Managed Servers traffic proxying as deployed within the Oracle Hyperion EPM configuration at clients.  There are occasions in which we just can’t figure out why things aren’t “communicating” like they should.  So, from our little bag of tricks…

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OCI Load balancer backend set session persistence when set to “Drain State”

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I recently took the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure 2019 Architect Associate exam. There was a question about Load Balancers and I only knew half the answer. I went back after the exam to search for the correct answer but had a really hard time finding it in any of the materials I had been using to study. This includes the videos…

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Oracle EPM 11.2 OHS Services

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Oracle EPM 11.2 does not include the Oracle HTTP server (OHS) startup service we are used to seeing in prior version of the product. This requires us to be more hands-on when starting and stopping the EPM environment. Fortunately, if you use a services start/stop script, you can add commands to ensure the OHS processes and prerequisites are on-line before…

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Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Tutorial Series: Creating an Oracle Cloud Free Tier Account

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Whether you’re a small business owner, a home-gown independent software developer, my middle school aged on trying to make his own Minecraft server, a college student needing a new term paper topic or the CIO of a global fortune 100 enterprise, Oracle has made it simple for you to explore the full feature set of their Gen-2 Cloud Infrastructure offerings.  As…

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Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Tutorial Series: Creating a SSH Key Pair on Mac OS X

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SSH Key Pairs are required by most Cloud Infrastructure (Infrastructure as a Service) providers for use in authenticating the root or admin level users for various UNIX or Linux compute instances and compute shapes as well as for other IaaS provider management systems (i.e. Amazon Web Services – AWS LightSail, Oracle Cloud Infrastructure – OCI console access, etc…)  The procedures below…

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