Tuesday Jul 31, 2012

ArchBeat Link-o-Rama for 2012-07-31

Thought for the Day

"Remember that there is no code faster than no code."

Taligent's Guide to Designing Programs

Source: jbox.dk

Monday Jul 30, 2012

ArchBeat Link-o-Rama Top 10 for July 22-28

The Top 10 items shared via my social networks for the week of July 22-28, 2012.

  1. Automation of Weblogic 11g Maven Plugin installation | Dmitry Nefedkin
    After repeating the process of manually installing the Oracle Weblogic Plugin for Apache Maven once too often, Dmitry Nefedkin had enough and automated the process. Get the how-to info in this blog post.
  2. Refreshing ADF Page Template from ADF Fragment Template | Andrejus Baranovskis
    Another detailed technical how-to post from Oracle ACE Director Andrejus Baranovskis.
  3. Now available: NetBeans 7.2 - Better, Faster, always Free
    Offering the fastest support for the latest Java standards, this new release offers faster startup times, new background scanning, native FindBugs integration, improved support for JavaFX, Groovy, PHP, C++ and much more!
  4. Running Oracle VM Templates on Oracle Enterprise Linux guide (Part 1 of 7) | Wijnand Gritter
    The first installment Wijnand Gritter's seven-part "step by step detailed guide" to installing Oracle VM Templates on Oracle Enterprise Linux.
  5. Former JD Edwards employee still loves Oracle products
    The latest chapter in SearchOracle.com's "Girl in an Oracle World" series offers a profile of Jennifer Barton, vice president of IT at Westmoreland Coal, who believes that technology, "isn't a gender thing."
  6. Thomas Erl on SOA, Cloud, and Service Technology - Part 1
    SOA guru Thomas Erl talks about this year's SOA, Cloud, and Service Technology Symposium, which gets underway in London on Sept 25. Erl is joined in this conversation by Tim Hall and Demed L'Her, two Oracle product managers who are presenting at the Symposium. In part one of this four-part series, Erl, Hall, and L'Her talk about what set's this year's event apart.
  7. Storing SCA Metadata in the Oracle Metadata Services Repository
    Nicolás Fonnegra Martinez and Markus Lohn explain the advantages of using the Oracle Metadata Services Repository for central metadata storage in this new OTN technical article intended for software developers and software architects who implement and design Service Component Architecture (SCA) composites.
  8. Simple Custom JMX MBeans with WebLogic 12c and Spring | Frank Munz
    "Using the Spring framework bundled with WebLogic 12, the programming of JMX MBeans becomes as easy as writing a simple POJO within a web application," says author and 2011 Oracle Technologist of the Year Frank Munz. His blog post includes three informative videos that illustrate the process.
  9. Highly Available Infrastructure for Cloud Computing – A Guest Keynote at Oracle Architect Day by Kai Yu
    "High Availability Infrastructure of Cloud Computing," Oracle ACE Director Kai Yu's keynote presentation from OTN Architect Day in Reston, VA on May 16, 2012, is now available on the Dell Tech Center Blog. This is a video version of Kai's presentation, and includes his narration.
  10. Catching Up to Mobile Computing
    In this article from Oracle Magazine, OTN architect community members Karina Ishkhanova, Mike van Alst, and Oracle ACE Directors Ronald van Luttikhuizen and Lucas Jellema share their thoughts on the challenges mobile computing poses for solution architects. Also check out these video comments from Ronald and from Oracle enterprise architect Anbu Krishnaswami.

Thought for the Day

"Cool is a detail, useful is a quality."

Jason Fried

Source: SoftwareQuotes.com

Friday Jul 27, 2012

ArchBeat Link-o-Rama for 2012-07-27

Thought for the Day

"Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I’m not sure about the universe."

Albert Einstein
(March 14, 1879 – April 18, 1955)

Source: The Life of a Software Architect

Thursday Jul 26, 2012

Podcast Show Notes: Thomas Erl on SOA, Cloud, and Service Technology

The fifth International SOA, Cloud, and Service Technology Symposium happens on September 24-25 in London. The latest OTN ArchBeat Podcast features a four-part conversation with three people who are involved in that event.

Making his third appearance on the ArchBeat podcast, Thomas Erl is the man behind the Symposium. He is a best-selling IT author and the founder of SOASchool.com and CloudSchool.com. Thomas has been the world's top-selling SOA author for over five years and is the series editor of the eponymous Prentice Hall Service Technology Series from Thomas Erl, as well as the editor of the Service Technology Magazine.

Tim Hall is the Senior Director of product management for the Oracle Enterprise Repository and Oracle’s Application Integration Architecture products. He has over 10 years experience in systems integration consulting and nearly 10 years in Service-Oriented Architecture related product management across the SOA governance and management disciplines.

Demed L'Her is Senior Director of Product Management within the Oracle Engineering team where he leads the team responsible for service integration products including Oracle SOA Suite, Oracle Service Bus, Oracle WebLogic Integration, and others.

  • Listen to Part 1: What's new about this year's SOA, Cloud, and Service Technology Symposium?
  • Listen to Part 2: What forces are shaping the role of the IT architect?
  • Listen to Part 3: If the role of the IT architect is one of the most misunderstood and maligned roles in IT, why is there growing interest in training and certification to fill that role?
  • Listen to Part 4: Thomas Erl talks about the latest titles in his Prentice Hall Service Technology Series of books.
For your reading pleasure, a transcript of this conversation is also available: click here.

ArchBeat Link-o-Rama for 2012-07-26

  • Simple Custom JMX MBeans with WebLogic 12c and Spring | Frank Munz
    "Using the Spring framework bundled with WebLogic 12, the programming of JMX MBeans becomes as easy as writing a simple POJO within a web application," says author and 2011 Oracle Technologist of the Year Frank Munz. His blog post includes three informative videos that illustrate the process.
  • Highly Available Infrastructure for Cloud Computing – A Guest Keynote at Oracle Architect Day by Kai Yu
    "High Availability Infrastructure of Cloud Computing," Oracle ACE Director Kai Yu's keynote presentation from OTN Architect Day in Reston, VA on May 16, 2012, is now available on the Dell Tech Center Blog. This is a video version of Kai's presentation, and includes his narration.
  • Storing SCA Metadata in the Oracle Metadata Services Repository
    Nicolás Fonnegra Martinez and Markus Lohn explain the advantages of using the Oracle Metadata Services Repository for central metadata storage in this new OTN technical article intended for software developers and software architects who implement and design Service Component Architecture (SCA) composites.
  • Oracle Magazine: Catching Up to Mobile Computing
    In this article from Oracle Magazine, OTN architect community members Karina Ishkhanova, Mike van Alst, and Oracle ACE Directors Ronald van Luttikhuizen and Lucas Jellema share their thoughts on the challenges mobile computing poses for solution architects. This companion video features additional comments from Ronald and from Oracle enterprise architect Anbu Krishnaswami.

Thought for the Day

"Function and output do not define a system. Only its architecture can describe and identify a system."

Larry Bernstein

Source: SoftwareQuotes

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