ArchBeat Link-o-Rama for 2012-07-25
By OTN ArchBeat on Jul 25, 2012
- Quickly expand your private cloud with temporary nodes | Laurens van der Starre
Laurens van der Starre shows you "how to temporarily convert those big development laptops into an Oracle VM Server node."
- Oracle Fusion Applications 11g : Startup and shutdown | Michel Schildmeijer
"During the time I was busy building up an Oracle Fusion Applications Environment, I discovered that shutting down the eintire stack could be a time-consuming task," says Michel Schildmeijer. But there's "a much easier way do it," and he shares that information in this post.
- High Availability and Polyglot Persistence | René van Wijk
"When we set-up a system that needs to be highly available, it is good to first analyze how your environment is structured," says Oracle ACE Rene van Wijk. "That is, look at what components in the environment can be treated in a different way, such that we can set-up a high available environment in a cost-effective way."
- Oracle Technology Network | Solution Architect Community
Featured this week on the Oracle Technology Network Solution Architect home page: The first IT architecture certification available from Oracle University; an Automation Framework for Enterprise Products (technical article); and how cloud computing is changing IT and what architects must do to "up their game" (podcast).
- White Papers: SAP Applications on Oracle Engineered Systems
Bandari Huang shares a substantial list of free white papers with information on running SAP and other applications on Exadata, Exalogic, and other Oracle engineered systems.
- Free Oracle eBook: "Cloud Architecture for Dummies"
Forty-two pages of "basic cloud knowledge wrapped up nicely a in digestible form." But don't try to eat it.
- 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!
Thought for the Day
"Smart data structures and dumb code works a lot better than the other way around."
Source: Quotes for Software Engineers