Summer Reading for Techies
By Bob Rhubart-Oracle on Jul 03, 2014
Looking for some summer reading?
Sure, you could get engrossed in the latest bestseller, but how will that help you when your day at the beach, or on the patio, or just laying in an undersized plastic pool in your driveway is over? Just because you've slathered yourself with sunscreen is no reason not to beef up your technical knowledge while you're trying to keep cool.
With that in mind, here are three absolutely free excerpts from recent technical books
Creating Domains with WLST by Martin Heinzl
In this sample chapter from Advanced WebLogic Server Automation: Administration and Monitoring with WLST and JMX (Rampant TechPress), author Martin Heinzl starts with the minimal domain, extends it with components, and then shows "a comprehensive but flexible example of how to create a domain with a number of important features."
Installing Oracle WebLogic Server 12c and Using the Management Tools
This excerpt is the complete first chapter from the Oracle WebLogic Server 12c Administration Handbook (Oracle Press). In it author Sam R. Alapti introduces the three major administrative tools for managing Oracle WebLogic Server 12c: the Administration Console, the Node Manager utility, and the WebLogic Scripting Tool (WLST), and then shows you how to use them.
eCommerce in the Cloud
In this sampler from eCommerce in the Cloud (O'Reilly) author Kelly Goetsch discusses the unique nature of eCommerce and explains why Cloud is a natural fit for ecommerce, allowing organzations to "quickly and incrementally adopt cloud computing for any ecommerce platforms, whether packaged or custom, new or legacy."