This is no longer your Father’s Oracle

Another Oracle Openworld conference has come and gone. This my third in a row since joining Eclipsys. I truly enjoy attending this event and this year was no exception. It definitely felt like a smaller conference, but it was still packed with great sessions and meetings with Oracle, customers and partners.  My key take away? “This… read more

OOW 19 takeaways

It always takes some time to filter, sort and digest all the new information, updates and announcements after a big event. This year Oracle Open World brought us new products, changes in the existing lineup and a glimpse to what is coming next. I don’t plan to describe in a short post all what happened… read more

Known issues with upgrading ODA to 18.3 and how to avoid them

Recently, when I worked on upgrading ODA X7-2 S/M/L from version 12.2.1.4.0 to version 18.3.0.0.0. I hit two known issues after patching server components. Issue# 1: Onboard public network interfaces do not come up after patching or imaging. Issue# 2: Upgrading to 18.3 can automatically result in ADVM processes consuming Excessive CPU and IO during… read more

Moving From Collecting Intelligence to Connecting Intelligence

Last week I attended the Gartner Catalyst conference in San Diego. The content was rich and nicely weaved the concept of #connectedintelligence throughout the sessions. This concept of moving from collecting intelligence to connecting intelligence really hit home for me. At Eclipsys we are working to augment our core set of services to help our… read more

Patch Your OEM and WebLogic Servers Before Hackers Turn Them Into Cryptocurrency Mining Machines

What is it? In April 2019, a security advisory was release for CVE-2019-2725, a deserialization vulnerability in Oracle WebLogic Server that could be easily exploited, allowing unauthenticated attacker with network access via HTTP to compromise Oracle WebLogic Servers. Showcase has emerged on the internet that the vulnerability was already being actively exploited to install cryptocurrency miners.… read more