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Oracle and Benefit Management LLC to Help Ease the Complexity of Bundled Payments Amidst Healthcare Reform
Oracle and Benefit Management LLC Enable Healthcare Payors and Providers to Shift from Retrospective Payments to Prospective Bundled Payments
Oracle announced that Benefit Management LLC, a progressive health Third Party Administrator (TPA) and joint venture of NueHealth, has selected Oracle Health Insurance Value Based Payment Cloud Service to deliver a cloud-based prospective bundled payments system for healthcare payors and providers.
Healthcare Organizations Turn to Oracle ERP Cloud for Industry's Most Complete, Modern, and Proven Solution
Oracle expands portfolio of healthcare customers with Adventist Health, Family Health, Presbyterian Medical Services, and Southern New Hampshire Health
Oracle announced that an increasing number of hospitals and healthcare systems worldwide are choosing Oracle Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Cloud to help increase productivity, lower costs, and improve controls. Adventist Health, Family Health, Presbyterian Medical Services, and Southern New Hampshire Health are just a few of the more than 1,800 organizations that have recently turned to Oracle ERP Cloud for a collaborative, efficient, and intuitive back-office hub with rich financial and operational capabilities to help reduce costs and modernize business practices to gain insight and productivity.
China-Based Contract Research Organization Selects Oracle Cloud to Optimize Clinical Trial Data Management
Increased productivity to the company's drug development process, reduce overall costs, improve communications with its sponsors
Fountain Medical Development (FMD), a full-service Contract Research Organization (CRO) headquartered in Beijing, China, and its US affiliate, FMD K&L, have adopted Oracle's cloud-based clinical data management solutions, to increase operational efficiencies and speed time to market. The solutions deliver increased productivity to the company's drug development process, reduce overall costs, improve communications with its sponsors, and advance clinical study quality and speed, worldwide.
Features
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How Big Data Is Revolutionizing Marketing And Sales
By Steve Olenski
Convergence and the power of data in modern marketing this installment of the Friday Five - a collection of five curated articles from around the Internet, is all about Data.

  • Ten Ways Big Data Is Revolutionizing Marketing And Sales
  • Convergence and the power of data in modern marketing
  • 10 Elements of a Successful Data-Driven Marketing Strategy
  • MISCONCEPTIONS ABOUT MARKETING DATA
  • From Da Vinci to Data: The Heroes of Modern B2B Marketing

Read on for details.

Powering the Next Generation of Connected Cars
By Linda Tsan
Linda Tsan blogs, "Soon, Oracle technologies might be powering your next vehicle! In the latest Internet of Things news, Oracle is joining Automotive Grade Linux (AGL) project, alongside Qualcomm and Texas Instruments, to help build an open platform for the computing infrastructure of the connected car of the future..."
MySQL
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MySQL Connector/J 5.1.39 has been released
By Filipe Silva
Filipe blogs, "I'm pleased to announce that MySQL Connector/J 5.1.39 Maintenance Release is now generally available.

MySQL Connector/J can be downloaded from the official distribution channels MySQL Downloads and The Central Repository. The commercially licensed version is available for download at My Oracle Support.

As always, we recommend that you check the CHANGES file in the download archive and/or the release notes page to know what is new and if there are any changes that might affect your applications..."

Cloud Computing
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Announcing Oracle OpenStack for Oracle Linux 2.1
By Zeynep Koch
Zeynep Koch blogs, "Oracle OpenStack for Oracle Linux Release 2 (Kilo) uses Docker Containers for simplified, fast and reliable deployment. Today Oracle announced the first update release (2.1). This release delivers several new features and enhancements engineered for a modern cloud infrastructure, including: ..."
Larry Ellison's Marching Orders For Oracle Cloud: Make It Fast And Simple To Buy
Margaret Harrist, Oracle - Forbes, May 9th, 2016
Margaret blogs, "All companies need to move faster than ever to keep up with changing customer demands, but outdated processes are forcing many into a holding pattern. That's why enterprises are opting for Oracle's cloud services-and why Oracle now enables its customers to purchase cloud services with the click of a button, CEO Safra Catz told attendees at the Modern Finance Experience conference in Chicago..."
vBeers-SF
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vBeers @ Boca - Biergarten Boca
Wednesday, May 18th: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Come out and connect with other professionals in your industry! vBeers is a great event meant to promote growth of the IT industry here in South Florida.

Register today so you can be a part of this great monthly event! Feel free to invite all of your friends and co workers who work in the IT industry!

Location: Biergarten Boca - $5 burger/fries!

RSVP at meetup.com.

Sponsorships for the vBeers events are through the South Florida Technology Alliance (SFTA).

John Mclaughlin, SFTA

Events
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The #1 Database is About to Get Even Better
By J. Gelhaus
Watch live on June 1 as Larry Ellison, Executive Chairman and Chief Technology Officer, Oracle announces database innovations in the cloud that will redefine data management.

Register for the Live Webcast

Oracle OpenWorld & JavaOne: Take Advantage of Early Bird Rates
By Ramona Costea
Ramona Costea bogd, "There's still time to save on OpenWorld and JavaOne registration pricing! Take advantage of the Early Bird discount to save up to $500 USD on your 2016 conference pass. We look forward to seeing you in San Francisco on September 18-22, 2016 at the world's largest gathering of Oracle customers, developers and partners..."

Register for OpenWorld

Register for JavaOne

Top10
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Top Ten Articles for last few Issues
Vol 219 Issue 1; Vol 218 Issues 1, 2 and 3; Vol 217 Issues 2, 3, 4 and 5
We track how frequently each article is viewed on the web site to determine which the readers consider the most important. For last week, the top 10 articles were:

  • New whitepaper 'Optimizing Oracle VM Server for x86 Performance
  • What is on tap for Linux Container strategy in 2016?
  • Upgrading Oracle VM Manager to version 3.4.1
  • OTN Virtual Technology Summit Replay Libraries are Live!
  • FIS Payment Card Products on Oracle Solaris and SPARC
  • Oracle Linux 7 Pre-Install RPM available for EBS 12.1 and 12.2
  • Mark Hurd: Better Customer Service Offers Fastest Path to Growth
  • YouTube: Hybrid Mobile Development with Cordova and Oracle JET
  • They Scale with MySQL
  • How Max Burgers Is Becoming Sweden's Latest Breakout Star

The longer version of this article has list of top ten articles for the last 8 weeks.

    Virtualization
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    Oracle VM 3.4 script: schedule and move VMs to a different repository
    By Simon Coter
    Simon blogs, "Moving VMs from one repository to an other can be something noise, mostly if your VM has many vdisks or if you have to move many vms.

    On Oracle VM to completely move a VM you need to create a clone-customizer and specify target destination for each virtual-disk.

    So, on activities like:

    • storage replacement (new repositories)
    • huge list of vms to move to a new repository
    • vms to move to a new repository with tens of virtual-disks
    • scheduled VM moving

    a batch approach can help to address them with an automated script able to create the clone-customizer and move the entire vm (vm.cfg file and all virtual-disks) to the destination repository..."

    Oracle VM 3.4 Solutions with Command Line Interface
    By Simon Coter
    Simon blogs, "In today's spotlight, I want to share some useful tools that are built on top of Oracle VM Manager Command Line Interface (CLI). You can take advantage of the tools to automate some common tasks, thus bring more flexibility to help you deploy and manage an Oracle VM environment.

    As you already know, main components building the Oracle VM Server for x86 architecture are:

    • Oracle VM Server incorporates an open source Xen hypervisor component, which has been customized and optimized to integrate into the larger, Oracle-developed virtualization server.
    • Oracle VM Manager, the Browser user interface (BUI) to manage Oracle VM environment.

    But there are further options to manage an Oracle VM deployment!..."

    NetBeans
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    Using the YoOracleJET NetBeans Plugin for iOS
    By Geertjan
    Geertjan blogs. "When you use the YoOracleJET NetBeans plugin, which is a set of tools for doing hybrid OracleJET development in NetBeans IDE, you'll find a few "gotchas" when working on Mac OSX, i.e., you're creating iOS apps in this scenario.

    The error you'll get while using the iOS project templates in NetBeans IDE, i.e., provided by the YoOracleJET plugin, is as follows:..."

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