This week on the podcast, David Kurtz joins us again to talk about nVision and how to improve the performance of nVision reports. David also shared his thoughts on Oracle’s Autonomous Databases and some tips on how to resolve invalid views.
This week on the podcast, David Kurtz joins Kyle and Dan to talk about PeopleSoft monitoring, using the PPM, and if you should use Cursor Sharing.
- Effective PeopleSoft Monitoring @ 3:00
- PeopleSoft Performance Monitor @ 17:00
- Guidance on Cursor Sharing @ 25:00
This week on the podcast, Kyle shares his thoughts on apply CPU vs. PSU java patches and Dan explains the different options for preloading application server cache.
- Shard Planning for Petabyte Scale Elasticsearch Clusters @ 3:50
- Customizing the Homepage @ 5:30
- JDK even v. odd number releases @ 13:00
- PeopleTools Security Patching @ 19:30
- Preload Cache @ 26:00
This week on the podcast, an All Star cast joins Dan and Kyle to recap OpenWorld 2017. Mike Ripley, Graham Smith, Sasank Vemana, Wayne Fuller, and Brad Carlson share their thoughts on announcements and sessions from OpenWorld.
- Mike Ripley on Oracle 18c Announcements @ 2:00
- The Future of Change Assistant @ 6:00
- PeopleTools Platform Changes @ 15:00
- Graham Smith on Cloud Manager’s Value @ 17:30
- How do we run PeopleSoft Images? @ 25:00
- Elasticsearch Panel @ 32:45
- Where to start working with the DPK @ 38:30
- Graham Smith’s backyard office
- Sasank on Starting Fluid Development @ 42:00
- Wayne Fuller on the “2027” Support Date @ 48:00
- More Details on ClassicPlus @ 58:30
- Brad Carlson on Fast CPU Patching @ 67:00
- Brad and Sasank on Syncing People in PeopleSoft @ 77:00
- Personalizing the User Interface @ 84:00 Location and Time Specific Tiles @ 94:30
This week on the podcast, Dan shares how to disable PSWATCHSRV and how the Fluid Navigator broke. Kyle finds a bug with Facter. Then Dan and Kyle discuss default build settings in App Designer and what is “safe by default” when building projects.
- Psadmin.conf Thank You @ 3:30
- Java EE has a new home @ 6:30
- SublimeText 3.0 @ 8:15
- Elasticsearch and PeopleTools 8.55.19/8.56.04 @ 9:00
- Change Password, Fluid, Homepages @ 15:45
- Disabling PSWATCHSRV @ 22:00
- Breaking the Navigator and the Node Network @ 32:00
- Facter and FQDN Bug @ 39:00
- Default Build Settings @ 46:45
This week on the podcast, Kyle shares why the Navigator button disappeared on him, using VisualStudio Code and Git-Bash, and Colton Fischer’s excellent POC projects. We finish the podcast with David Kurtz talking about the Oracle Resource Manager with multi-tenant databases.
This week on the podcast, Kyle recaps the Phire User Group meeting, his PTF talk, and shares a nice tip on integrating Usage Monitor with PTF scripts. Then, Dan and Kyle discuss the latest changes with HR Image 23 and PeopleTools 8.56 and forcing users to adopt new technologies.
- Phire User Group Meeting Recap @ 2:00
- Kyle’s PTF Session @ Reconnect @ 17:30
- Usage Monitor and PTF @ 20:00
- Free Page Composer Course @ 27:00
- Oracle DB VM Build Scripts @ 29:00
- Powershell Style Guide 35:00
- Bash Style Guide from Google @ 37:00
- Change Assistant Command Line Improvements @ 41:00
- Forced Adoption @ 44:00
This week on the podcast, Frank Dolezal joins us to talk about how he measure user testing and how it builds confidence when deploying updates. We also discuss self-service and fast database refreshes, and what skills to look for when hiring a PS Admin.
- Introducing Frank @ 1:00
- Creating Metrics for User Testing @ 4:00
- Getting Users to Test @ 11:00
- Justifying testing through metrics @ 17:00
- Data Sources to gather testing metrics @ 23:00
- Self Service Refreshes @ 28:30
- Planning Catch-up Projects @ 39:00
- Changing PT Release Schedule? @ 43:00
- Oracle said that there was no plans to change, so this is speculation only
- Skillsets when hiring a PS Admin @ 48:00
This week Brad Carlson from the University of Minnesota joins us to talk about some recent projects he worked on. Brad explains why and how they consolidated their PeopleSoft database, an IB Monitoring tool that was recently open-sourced, and how the U of M can deploy CPU patches in 21 days.
- Introducing Brad @ 1:00
- Database Consolidation @ 5:30
- Benefits of a Single Database @ 11:00
- IB MonitorService @ 34:30
- Distributing Notifications @ 53:30
- Fast CPU Patching (21 Days!) @ 58:30
This week David Kurtz joins us to talk about Database Statistics, his PS_GFC_STATS package, the PSCBO package, identifying redundant indexes and more. David also gives insight into why he created PS_GFC_STATS and how it compares to the PSCBO package.
- Database Stats @ 1:00
- Maintaining Statistics @ 7:45
- PS_GFC_STATS Package @ 14:00
- PSCBO Stats Package @ 18:15
- Why Choose PS_GFC_STATS over PSCBO @ 26:15
- Implementing PS_GFC_STATS @ 33:45
- Statistics History @ 37:30
- DDL Triggers with PS_GFC_STATS @ 42:00
- Carlos Sierra and EDB360
- PS360 • Redundant Indexes @ 43:45
- Removing Unnecessary Indexes: 1. The Need for Extended Statistics
- Removing Unnecessary Indexes: 2. Identifying Redundant Indexes
- Removing Unnecessary Indexes: 3.Cost of Maintaining Indexes
- Identifying Redundant Indexes in PeopleSoft
- Removing Redundant Indexes in PeopleSoft
- Delivered Redundant Indexes @ 59:00