View this message in a web browser. Issue 20, October 2015

AUSOUG's Foresight Online Spring 2015 Edition publication is now available

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In this issue you will read a collection of articles, case studies, tips and information for DBAs, Developers and Applications users. These  include:

  • President's Message
  • DBA Article: Automated Testing of Oracle BPM Suite 12c Processes with SOAP UI - Peter Kemp, State Revenue Office, Victoria
  • DBA Article: Best Practices for Oracle on Pure Storage
  • Apps Article: Performance Review Data Capture - Brad Sayer, More4Apps
  • DBA / Dev Article: Database Developers – Feeling Left Out of Agile? - D Nowrood, Dell Software
  • Apps Article:  Cost-effective alternative to Oracle Discoverer and BI Suite - Wilhelm Hamman, Excel4apps
  • DBA Article: DBA101 - characterset corruption - Paul Guerin, HP
  • Quick Tips 1: Five Reasons to Upgrade to APEX 5.0 - Scott Wesley, Sage Computing Services
  • Quick Tips 2: Last Successful login time in 12c - Fahd Mirza Chughtai, The Pythian Group

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AUSOUG would like to thank all who contributed articles, papers and tips for inclusion in this edition.

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