Friday May 30, 2014

ArchBeat Facebook Friday: Top 10 Shared Links - May 23-29, 2014

Among the 5,144 fans of the OTN ArchBeat Facebook Page the following Top 10 items were the most popular over the last seven days, May 23-29, 2014.

  1. GlassFish/Java EE Community Open Forum Today! | Reza Rahman
    Have questions about Glassfish? Java EE/GlassFish evangelist Reza Rahman has answers, and you can pick his brain tomorrow during an online forum organized by the London Glassfish User Group and C2B2. The event is free, but you must register in order to participate. Click the link for more information.
  2. Twitter Tuesday - Top 10 @ArchBeat Tweets - May 20-26, 2014
    The top 10 @OTNArchBeat tweets for the week of May 20-26, 2014. Topics covered include ADF, Cloud, GoldenGate, KScope14, OBIEE, ODI, WebLogic, WebCenter, and more.
  3. FrameworkFolders Support has come to Oracle WebCenter Portal | JayJay Zheng
    Interested in working with Framework Folders in Oracle WebCenter Portal? Oracle ACE JayJay Zheng reviews the essentials.
  4. Video: Programming Best Practices - ADF Business Components | Frank Nimphius
    Frank Nimphius discusses best practices and recommendations for ADF Business Components in the latest video from ADF Architecture TV.
  5. Video: Kscope 2014 Preview: Data Modeling and Moving Meditation with Kent Graziano
    For your mind and your body! Oracle ACE Director Kent Graziano previews his Kscope 2014 data modeling presentations and the early morning Chi Gung sessions he will once again lead for Kscope attendees.
  6. OAG and OES Integration for Web API Security: skin and guts | Andre Correa
    A-Team architect Andre Correa's post examines a strategy for web API security that uses OAG (Oracle API Gateway) and OES (Oracle Entitlements Server).
  7. Getting Started with Coherence*Web in WebLogic Server 12.1.2 | Tim Middleton
    Solution architect Tim Middleton shows you how to configure Coherence*Web in WebLogic Server 12.1.2 and deploy a basic web application.
  8. SOA and Business Processes: You are the Process!
    Part of the 13-part "Industrial SOA" article series, this article looks at best practices for modeling and managing effective business processes.
  9. Authentication in Oracle Identity Federation/ IdP | Damien Carru
    Damien Carru discuss authentication when OIF acts as an IdP and how the server can be configured to use specific OAM Authentication Schemes to challenge the user.
  10. Caveats on Using WebLogic Server with JDK7 | JayJay Zheng
    Quick tech tips from Oracle ACE JayJay Zheng.

Wednesday May 28, 2014

Kscope 2014 Preview: Data Modeling and Moving Meditation with Kent Graziano

Those attending ODTUG's Kscope event in Seattle, June 22-26, will spend several days up to their eyeballs in technical sessions by more than 200 experts in a variety of specialties and Oracle technologies. Oracle ACE Director Kent Graziano is one of those experts, with a focus on business intelligence and data warehouse architecture. But in addition to the two data modeling sessions he'll present, Kent will for the fourth year in a row lead Kscope early risers in daily sessions in Chi Gung, Chinese martial art that Kent describes as "moving mediation."

Want to learn more about Kent's Kscope 2014 data modeling sessions and how Chi Gung can help you get a great start on your day? Check out this video interview.

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Thursday May 22, 2014

Podcast Show Notes: Going Mobile - Developing Enterprise Mobile Apps

Unless you've been living in a cave for the last decade you know that mobile devices -- cell phones, tablets, and beyond -- have had a huge impact on how people and companies relate to computer technology -- and to each other. The explosion in the development and popularity of mobile applications has untethered users from their desktop and laptop computers and firmly set new expectations about what can be accomplished with devices that easily slip into a pocket.

This four-part OTN ArchBeat Podcast series is devoted to a discussion about bringing mobility to the enterprise, and how architects and developers can take advantage of the opportunities in the evolution of mobile application development.

The Panelists

(Listed alphabetically)
  • Oracle ACE Luc Bors, Principal Consultant at AMIS Services, specializing in Oracle ADF and ADF Mobile, and a member of the board of the Dutch Oracle Users Group.
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  • Steven Davelaar, Consulting Solutions Architect with the Oracle A-Team specializing in ADF and WebCenter.
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  • Chris Muir, Senior Principal Mobility and Development Tools Product Manager, Oracle.
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  • Frank Nimphius, Principal Product Manager for application development tools at Oracle
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The Conversation

  • Listen to Part 1: A discussion of the basic challenges in developing mobile apps for the enterprise.
  • Listen to Part 2: Bridging the gap between existing developer skills and the specific skills needed to develop successful enterprise mobile applications may not be as difficult as you think.
  • Listen to Part 3: Preparing the enterprise back end to support a mobile strategy has benefits beyond mobile; How mobile is reinvigorating the SOA world.
  • Listen to Part 4: What can you do to future-proof efforts to bring mobility to the enterprise; resources for learning more about the role Oracle ADF Mobile can play in developing enterprise mobile applications.

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Wednesday May 21, 2014

KScope 2014 Preview: ACED Stewart Bryson on OBIEE, ODI, GoldenGate

Oracle ACE Director Stewart Bryson is one of more than 200 experts who will present sessions at ODTUG KScope, June 22-26 in Seattle, WA. In this interview Stewart talks about how OBIEE, ODI, GoldenGate and other technologies fit into his Kscope sessions, and about the sessions he plans to attend.

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Friday May 16, 2014

ArchBeat Facebook Friday: Top 10 Shared Links - May 9-15, 2014

Among the 5,119 fans of the OTN ArchBeat Facebook Page, the items listed below were the Top 10 most popular for the last seven days (May ).

  1. Photo: Conference chair Rumpi Gravenstein kicks off the 2014 Great Lakes Oracle Conference
    May 13 at 9:01am
  2. Photo: Full room for Robert Freeman's #VirtualBox session. #GLOC14
    May 13 at 12:25pm
  3. Photo: #oracleace Cameron Lackpour's #GLOC14 session "Script or Die" #essbase
    May 13 at 10:32am
  4. Photo: Slide from Cameron Lackpour's #GLOC14 session. Note the 2nd bullet.
    May 13 at 10:34am
  5. Photo: Full house for Oracle ACE Rick Van Dyke's #GLOC14 keynote
    May 14 at 9:53am
  6. Photo: #GLOC14 keynote speaker Tom Kyte talking about In Memory Database.
    May 13 at 9:05am
  7. Photo: This is how we roll at #GLOC14.
    May 13 at 5:45pm
  8. Facebook Friday: Top 10 Shared Links - May 2-7, 2014
    I pick 'em, you click 'em. Click the link to see this week's list of the Top 10 community items shared on the OTN ArchBeat Facebook page. This week's list includes articles, blog posts, and videos covering ADF Mobile, Oracle Service Bus, WebCenter, WebLogic, and more.
  9. Oracle BI Applications Now Available | Mike Hallett
    "This is the second major release on the BI-Apps 11g code line leveraging the power of ODI, and certified with the latest version of Oracle BI Foundation," says Mike Hallett.
  10. Coherence Cache Configuration for WebCenter Portal Content Presenter | Lyudmil Pelov
    After configuring Coherence Cache for WebCenter Portal Content Presenter a customer was unable to see the Coherence MBeans in the Enterprise Manager. A-Team architect Lyudmil Pelov's post describes the problem and the solution.

Friday May 09, 2014

ArchBeat Facebook Friday: Top 10 Shared Links - May 2-7, 2014

Each day I scan dozens of community blogs and other resources looking for great content created by and for members of the OTN solution architect community, content that I then share with more than 5,100 fans of the OTN ArchBeat Facebook Page. The list below represents the Top 10 most popular posts from that page for the last seven days (May 2-7, 2014).

  1. Custom Message Data Encryption of Payload in SOA 11g | Weidong Xu
    This article by Fusion Middleware A-Team architect Weidong Xu explains how to encrypt sensitive data in the incoming payload and decrypt the data back to clear text (or original form) in the outgoing message.
  2. Video: Oracle ACE Director Frank Munz Cooks Up New Recipes for WebLogic 12.1.2
    Oracle ACE Director Frank Munz talks about new second edition of this book, Oracle WebLogic 12c: Distinctive Recipes.
  3. Enabling WAN Replication for Oracle Service Bus Result Cache | Ricardo Ferreira
    Check out Ricardo Ferreira's post to learn how to use the result cache in Oracle Service Bus, "a very cool functionality" that allows ESB developers to automatically cache responses from a external service in Oracle Coherence, OSB's built-in in-memory data grid caching system.
  4. Working with Multiple Versions of an Asset Concurrently in WebCenter Sites | Vivek Singh
    Fusion Middleware A-Team solution architect Vivek Singh examines the issues strategies for concurrently working on multiple versions of an asset.
  5. Video: WebLogic Maven Plugin Installation | Frank Munz
    A video how-to from Oracle ACE Director Fran Munz, author of the recently updated 2nd edition of Oracle WebLogic Server 12c: Distinctive Recipes: Architecture, Development and Administration.
  6. Oracle A-Team ADF Mobile Persistence Sample | Steven Davelaar
    This video by Steven Davelaar demonstrates how to generate a fully functional ADF Mobile application that reads and writes data using an ADF BC SOAP web service.
  7. ArchBeat Facebook Friday: Top 10 Shared Links - April 25 - May 1, 2014
    Among the 5,085 fans of the OTN ArchBeat Facebook Page these ten items were the most popular over the last seven days (April 25 - May 1, 2014).
  8. ArchBeat Twitter Tuesday - Top 10 Tweets - April 29 - May 5, 2014
    2,793 people now follow @OTNArchBeat on Twitter. Among those followers the 10 Tweets listed here drew the most attention over the past seven days.
  9. Why IT Managers Should Define Reference Architecture to Map Big Data | Sunil Ranka
    "With big data and analytics playing an influential role helping organisations achieve a competitive advantage, IT managers are advised not to deploy big data in silos but instead to take a holistic approach toward it and define a base reference architecture even before contemplating positioning the necessary tools," So says Oracle ACE Sunil Ranka in this article in ITNext Magazine.
  10. Localization Patterns Using WebCenter Sites | Michael Sullivan
    What are some useful patterns for leveraging the multi-locale mechanism when using Oracle WebCenter Sites? A-Team solution architect Michael Sullivan's post offers an introduction to localization.

Thursday May 08, 2014

Oracle ACE Director Frank Munz Cooks Up New Recipes for WebLogic 12.1.2

An updated second edition of Oracle ACE Director Frank Munz's book Oracle WebLogic 12c: Distinctive Recipes hit the virtual shelves on May 1. This new edition includes a significant amount of new content based on new features in Oracle WebLogic 12.1.2.

In this interview Frank talks about what readers will find in the new edition of his book and the companion series of YouTube videos, and shares insight into what he feels are the most important changes in WebLogic 12.1.2.

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