Oracle EPM 11.2 is the long-awaited sequel to EPM 18.104.22.168. EPM 22.214.171.124 has been with us since February 2015 and is starting to show its age with many company IT departments getting edgy about the end of support for their Microsoft and Oracle Linux platforms.Read more >
Since the last Oracle Critical Patch Update in April, there have been two additional patches released by Oracle (29694149/29800003) to address critical vulnerabilities (CVE-2019–2725 and CVE-2019-2729) with the Weblogic Server 10.3.x version used by Oracle EPM.Read more >
Automation: it is everywhere in the Accounting and Finance world, from invoicing to salary payments. Where there is a large proportion of repetition in a boring workflow, automating it is the sensible option.Read more >
Every quarter, Oracle releases Critical Patch Updates (CPU) for their products. The Oracle EPM community is familiar with the normal Oracle EPM PSU/PSE patches which address functional aspects of the EPM products, either fixing defects or introduce new enhancements.Read more >
Since our last Meltdown post, Intel have released stable firmware for our server CPUs. This means we have now been able to run our tests with not only the Microsoft patches in place but with full Spectre/Meltdown mitigation at CPU and OS level.
We have now also added Hyperion Essbase to our Spectre/Meltdown Tests.Read more >
The year 2018 kicked off with major global IT disruptions, aptly named “Meltdown” and “Spectre”. These are vulnerabilities discovered in the CPU architectures of all major processor manufacturers. They are considered a significant security risk and can have a direct impact on system performance. For EPM clients, the recent news of vulnerability fixes causing performance issues are as worrying as the vulnerabilities themselves.Read more >