Friday May 01, 2015

Facebook Friday: Top 10 ArchBeat Posts for the Week - April 24-30, 2015

Alert the Galactic Overlords! The list of the Top 10 most popular updates from the OTN ArchBeat Facebook Page from April 24-30, 2015 is now available.

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Friday Mar 06, 2015

Facebook Friday: Top 10 ArchBeat Posts for the Week - Feb 27 - Mar 5, 2015

The Top 10 most popular updates from the OTN ArchBeat Facebook Page over the last seven days, February 27 - March 5, 2015.

  1. OTN VTS: 25 Sessions Now Available On-Demand
    A Staggering Screen Experience! All 25 technical sessions from the recent OTN Virtual Technology Summit are now available for on-demand replay. If you are already registered, just use your event credentials. If you have not registered, just sign up! It's free.
  2. Facebook Friday: Top 10 ArchBeat Posts for the Week - Feb 20-26, 2015
    Drop in for a visit on this week's list of the Top 10 most popular items shared on the OTN ArchBeat Facebook page. This week's list includes links to content covering Oracle Developer Cloud Service, ADF, API Manager, Big Data, Cloud, Hadoop, JDeveloper, and more.
  3. JRE 1.8.0_40 Certified with Oracle E-Business Suite | Steven Chan
    Java Runtime Environment 1.8.0_40 (a.k.a. JRE 8u40-b25) and later updates on the JRE 8 codeline are now certified with Oracle E-Business Suite Release 11i, 12.1, and 12.2 for Windows desktop clients. Want more information? Read Steven Chan's detailed post.
  4. New eBook: Establishing a Mobile Security Architecture
    Want a free copy of the Oracle Press eBook, Establishing a Mobile Security Architecture? Click for details.
  5. New Book: "WebLogic Diagnostic Framework" by Martin Heinzl
    Congratulations to Martin Heinzl on the publication of his latest book, "WebLogic Diagnostic Framework" (2015, Rampant Tech Press). I'm working on scheduling a 2 Minute Tech Tip video with Martin.
  6. Oracle MAF 2.1 Now in Eclipse, Too | Shay Shmeltzer
    This new version of OEPE is based on the latest Eclipse Luna SR2, and adds support for the full set of MAF 2.1 features including support for Java 8 compact profile 2, the new Xcode and Android SDKs, and Cordova 3 plugin integration.
  7. Compose end to end tracing, logging and monitoring with ECID set from WebLogic in Database (exposed in V$SESSION) | Lucas Jellema
    Oracle ACE Director Lucas Jellema's article describes how the Execution Context ID (ECID) is also passed from WebLogic to the Oracle Database – exposed in the database through the V$SESSION view, in trace files and in the Active Session History (ASH – part of the Oracle Database Diagnostics Pack).
  8. Performance Study – REST vs SOAP for Mobile Applications | Steven Davelaar
    This article by solution architect Steven Davelaar discusses the results of a test conducted by Oracle’s A-Team to compare the performance of REST-JSON, REST-XML and SOAP service calls in the Oracle Mobile Application Framework.
  9. Introducing Oracle Big Data Discovery Part 2: Data Transformation, Wrangling and Exploration | Mark Rittman
    How does Big Data Discovery work, and what role does it play in the overall big data project workflow? Part two in Oracle ACE Director Mark Rittman's series answers those questions.
  10. Podcast: API Management Roundtable
    The topic of API Management is getting hotter by the minute. In this four-part OTN ArchBeat Podcast four experts discuss what’s behind the increased interest, and offer some suggestions on how you can make API Management… well, manageable. http://ora.cl/v2t

Friday Oct 31, 2014

Facebook Friday: Top 10 ArchBeat Posts for the week - Oct 24-30, 2014

This man, one of 5,717 people following the OTN ArchBeat Facebook Page, became so engrossed in the articles, videos, and podcasts regularly featured there that he forgot to finish shaving.

Here is this week's list of the Top 10 most popular items on that page, October 24-30, 2014.

  1. Creating Domains with WLST | Martin Heinz
    This sample chapter from Advanced WebLogic Server Automation: Administration and Monitoring with WLST and JMX, by Martin HeinzlThe chapter starts with the minimal domain, then expands into a "comprehensive but flexible example of how to create a domain with a number of important features."
  2. MFT – Setting up SFTP Transfers using Key-based Authentication | Shub Lahiri
    A step-by-step technical how-to from Fusion Middleware A-Team solution architect Shub Lahiri.
  3. Oracle Identity Manager: Implementing Additional Request Information | Nitin Patel
    Nitin Patel's article offers detailed step-by-step technical instructions for implementing the Additional Request Information feature in Oracle Identity Manager.
  4. Creating a Mobile-Optimized REST API Using Oracle Service Bus – Part 3 | Steven Davelaar
    Fusion Middleware solution architect Steven Davelaar continues his series with a look at how to implement the expandDetails query parameter in the /departments GET resource covered in Part 1 and how to implement the POST and PUT methods to create and update a department.
  5. Network File System (NFS) Considerations for Fusion Applications | Roland Koenn
    Network File System (NFS) is used with the majority of Fusion Applications deployments to satisfy the requirement for shared storage. But using NFS correctly can present a challenge, typically because of incorrect settings. Solution architect Roland Koenn's article provides a baseline for most environments that can be a basis for a review of the current or planned settings.
  6. 3 Questions on Microservices: An OTN Community Discussion
    Your responses to three questions on microservices could be quoted in an upcoming article in Oracle Magazine. Click the link to share your insight
  7. Facebook Friday: Top 10 ArchBeat Posts for the week - Oct 17-23, 2014
    Are there androids among the 5,578 fans of the OTN ArchBeat Facebook Page? We may never know. But those fans made these posts the Top 10 most popular for the past seven days (October 17-23, 2014). Topics covered include #jdeveloper #microservices #oam #obiee #webcenter.
  8. Submitting an ESS Job Request from BPEL in SOA 12c | David Xu
    This article by David XU shows you how to use the new “Schedule Job”, in JDeveloper to submit an ESS job request from a BPEL process.
  9. Top 5 Archbeat Blog Posts - Sept 30 to Oct 29
    The answer to the question, "What were the most popular posts on the OTN ArchBeat Blog for the last 30 days?" is right here. Topics covered include ADF, Essbase, Fusion Middleware, Oracle 12c, and WebCenter.
  10. Oracle VM 3.3 and Oracle Virtual Networking | Daniel Ritzman and Satinder Nijjar
    Authors Daniel Ritzman and Satinder Nijjar outline the steps for Oracle VM Server configuration, Fabric Manager Configuration, and Oracle VM configuration needed to provision virtual network interface cards (vNICs) onto Oracle VM Server.

Friday Jun 13, 2014

ArchBeat Facebook Friday: Top 10 Shared Links - June 6-12, 2014

The Top 10 most popular updates from the OTN ArchBeat Facebook Page from the last seven days.

  1. Logging in OIM custom code | Daniel Gralewski
    Daniel Gralewski, a principal solution architect with Oracle, shows you how to leverage the Oracle Fusion Middleware infrastructure in which OIM runs in order to create proper logging information from custom code.
  2. Video: Things to Keep In Memory About Oracle Database In-Memory | Tom Kyte
    What do you know about Oracle Database In-Memory? Tom Kyte recaps his Great Lakes Oracle Conference keynote with four key points to keep in your own memory.
  3. Where did my MDB concurrency go? | Eric Gross
    A-Team solution architect Eric Gross analyzes and solves a customer-reported problem with Message Driven Bean (MDB) concurrency in WebLogic Server.
  4. Video: Mobile App Development with Oracle ADF Mobile | Shay Shmeltzer
    Oracle Development Tools Director of Product Management Shay Shmeltzer talks about mobile application development and Oracle ADF, the core subjects of his presentations as part of the ADF and Fusion Development track at ODTUG KScope, June 22-26, 2014 in Seattle, WA.
  5. Twitter Tuesday - Top 10 @ArchBeat Tweets - June 3-9, 2014
    Among the 2,872 people who follow @OTNArchBeat on Twitter, these 10 tweets were the most popular for the week of June 3-9, 2014. Topics covered include: #em12c #kscope14 #exalogic #javaee #weblogic
  6. Exalogic Virtual Tea Break Snippets – Create Assets Evolution | Andrew Hopkinson
    Tech tips and code samples from A-Team architect Andrew Hopkinson.
  7. Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 12c Release 4 (12cR4) Articles | Tim Hall
    Always busy Oracle ACE Director Tim Hall has written two article recent articles that offer his insight into OEM12R4.
  8. Podcast: Developing Enterprise Mobile Apps - Parts 1-4 Now Available
    The complete, four-part OTN ArchBeat podcast on developing mobile applications for the enterprise is now available. This panel discussion features Oracle development tools experts Chris Muir, Steven Davelaar, Frank Nimphius, and Oracle ACE Luc Bors. Listen!
  9. Common usecases and techniques when integrating a 3rd party application with Oracle Sales Cloud | Angelo Santagata
    Architect and middleware expert Angelo Santagata shares examples of four common use-cases he has seen that illustrate how how partners are embedding their applications into Sales Cloud.
  10. End-to-End ODI12c ETL on Oracle Big Data Appliance Pt.1 : Flume to Initial Hive Table | Mark Rittman

    Oracle ACE Director Mark Rittman's post focuses on a virtualized example of an Oracle Big Data Appliance using the Oracle Big Data 3.0 software set to explain how to create an example ETL flow through the system showing how ODI could be used to initiate and control the process.

    NOTE: Mark is a featured presenter in the Middleware Track during the free OTN Virtual Technology Summit, July 9. Register now!)

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.

Friday May 02, 2014

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).

  1. Fusion Applications Lifecycle – the Big Picture
    This article by the Fusion Middleware A-Team summarizes lifecycle topics related to key phases of Oracle Fusion Applications implementation and maintenance, highlighting existing options, tools and documentation. The purpose is to provide a clear and concise overview along with pointers that guide you to detailed next steps.
  2. Analyzing How MDM and MAM Stack Up Against Your Mobile Security Requirements | Matt Flynn
    "As the mobile access landscape changes and organizations continue to lose more and more control over how and where information is used, there is also a seismic shift taking place in the underlying mobile security models, " says Matt Flynn. He explores some of those models in this post.
  3. Managed Bean changes should mark their ADF Scope dirty in a HA cluster | Wilfred van der Deijl
    Are you developing ADF applications that will run on a high-availability WebLogic cluster? If so, you'll want to read Oracle ACE Director Wilfred van der Deijl's latest post.
  4. Top 20 Training on Demand Courses | Oracle University
    Here's a Top 10 list that will actually make you a lot smarter and increase your skill level with Oracle technologies. Can you say, "brain enhancement?"
  5. OIM Clustering: Keeping separate environments separate | Simon Kissane
    For testing and development purposes, it is common to have multiple distinct OIM environments co-existing on the same subnet. In that scenario, it is essential that the distinct environments utilize separate multicast addresses, so that they do not talk to each other. How-to from solution architect Simon Kissane.
  6. How Fusion Applications implement Asynchronous Web Services | Jian Liang
    This post, part of a series by Fusion Middleware A-Team solution architect Jian Liang, focuses on the concepts and mechanisms implemented in Fusion Applications for supporting asynchronous web services.
  7. Podcast: Big Data Architecture - Part 3
    There's big, and then there's BIG! Oracle ACE Director and Hadoop expert Gwen Shapira joins Oracle Big Data Handbook authors Brian MacDonald, Bruce Nelson, and Thomas Plunkett to discuss the challenges of keeping up with coming data explosion.
  8. How to Manage Single-use Accounts and Multiple Scripts When Testing WebCenter with OATS | Mark Meyer
    This post by Fusion Middleware A-Team solution architect Mark Meyer continues his his look at testing WebCenter with OATS with this post on "the additional complexity of multiple scripts that each do a part of the overall test case, with each script using the results of the previous step."
  9. MDS Seeded Customization Approach with Empty External Project | Andrejus Baranovskis
    Oracle ACE Director Andrejus Baranovskis explains how to "create and keep all MDS Seeded customisation files in empty external application" in a few easy steps.
  10. Integrating ADFS 2.0 with OIF: Pre-Requisites | Damien Carru
    In this article, the first in a 3-part series, Damien Carru describes how to integrate OIF (11.1.2.2.0 or later) with ADFS 2.0 for Federation SSO using the SAML 2.0 protocol.

Friday Apr 11, 2014

ArchBeat Facebook Friday: Top 10 Shared Links - April 4-10, 2014

The Top 10 most popular updates from the OTN ArchBeat Facebook Page from the last seven days, April 4-10, 2014.

  1. How Fusion Applications implement Asynchronous Web Services | Jian Liang
    This post, part of a series by Fusion Middleware A-Team solution architect Jian Liang, focuses on the concepts and mechanisms implemented in Fusion Applications for supporting asynchronous web services.
  2. How to Manage Single-use Accounts and Multiple Scripts When Testing WebCenter with OATS | Mark Meyer
    This post by Fusion Middleware A-Team solution architect Mark Meyer continues his his look at testing WebCenter with OATS with this post on "the additional complexity of multiple scripts that each do a part of the overall test case, with each script using the results of the previous step."
  3. Integrating ADFS 2.0 / IdP with OIF / SP | Damien Carru
    An illustrated technical post from Oracle Identity Management team member Damien Carru.
  4. Integrating ADFS 2.0 with OIF: Pre-Requisites | Damien Carru
    In this article, the first in a 3-part series, Damien Carru describes how to integrate OIF (11.1.2.2.0 or later) with ADFS 2.0 for Federation SSO using the SAML 2.0 protocol.
  5. MDS Seeded Customization Approach with Empty External Project | Andrejus Baranovskis
    Oracle ACE Director Andrejus Baranovskis explains how to "create and keep all MDS Seeded customisation files in empty external application" in a few easy steps.
  6. Announcing WebLogic on Oracle Database Appliance 2.9 | Frances Zhao
    Oracle WebLogic Server on Oracle Database Appliance 2.9 offers a complete solution for building and deploying enterprise Java EE applications in a fully integrated system of software, servers, storage, and networking that delivers highly available database and WebLogic services. Click the link for more information. The WebLogic Server Blog
  7. A Tour of Oracle Privileged Account Manager | Ganesh Kamble
    Ganesh Kamble's article describes "usage management of sensitive accounts of LDAP, Database, Linux or custom applications using Oracle Privileged Account Manager 11gR2PS1."
  8. OTN Virtual Developer Day: Java 2014
    Tuesday May 6, 2014 - 9:00am PDT / 12:00pm EDT / 1:00pm BRT
    Register for this free online event to ramp up your Java expertise. Watch tutorials from the experts. Ask questions during live chats. The event will cover Lambdas and other Java SE 8 new features, and includes a technical introduction to the Java EE 7 platform, plus insight into how Java makes it easy to control a wide range of embedded devices.
  9. Password Change Sample | Anthony Shorten
    Anthony Shorten shares sample code that "is sufficient to give an idea of the Oracle WebLogic API available for changing your password."
  10. Live Update from Collaborate 2014 - Google+
    Check out this Google Hangouts video recorded live during the RAC Attack at Collaborate 2014 in Las Vegas.

Thought for the Day

"It is the framework which changes with each new technology and not just the picture within the frame."

Marshall McLuhan, communication theorist

Source: thinkexist.com

Friday Apr 04, 2014

ArchBeat Facebook Friday: Top 10 Shared Links - March 28 - April 3, 2014

The Top 10 most popular updates from the OTN ArchBeat Facebook Page from the last seven days, March 28 - April 3, 2014.

  1. Analyzing How MDM and MAM Stack Up Against Your Mobile Security Requirements | Matt Flynn
    "As the mobile access landscape changes and organizations continue to lose more and more control over how and where information is used, there is also a seismic shift taking place in the underlying mobile security models, " says Matt Flynn. He explores some of those models in this post.
  2. Multi Channel Architectures and Securing The Mobile Channel | Ricardo Diaz
    Ricardo Diaz's post is the first in a series that will cover mobile security risks, look at variety of IDM issues, including MDM, MAM, device management, fraud, secure containers, and extending IdM to mobile.
  3. Integrating With Fusion Applications Using Services (Python: urllib2) | Jani Rautiainen
    Jani Rautiainen's article, part of a series focused on using various technologies to invoke SOAP web services provided by Fusion Applications, zeroes in on using urllib2 for Python.
  4. Fusion Applications Lifecycle – the Big Picture
    This article from the Fusion Middleware A-Team summarizes lifecycle topics related to key phases of Oracle Fusion Applications implementation and maintenance, highlighting existing options, tools and documentation. The purpose is to provide a clear and concise overview along with pointers that guide you to detailed next steps.
  5. Migrating JDBC Resources from GlassFish to WebLogic | Bruno Borges
    Bruno Borges continues his series of articles on Migrating from GlassFish to WebLogic with a look at the migration of DataSources.
  6. Managed Bean changes should mark their ADF Scope dirty in a HA cluster | Wilfred van der Deijl
    Are you developing ADF applications that will run on a high-availability WebLogic cluster? If so, you'll want to read Oracle ACE Director Wilfred van der Deijl's latest post.
  7. Integrating With Fusion Application Using Services (SoapUi) | Jani Rautiainen
    Jani Rautiainen's series on using various technologies to invoke SOAP web services provided by Fusion Applications continues with this post focused on using SoapUI.
  8. Using your Existing Oracle ADF Applications as a Pillar of your Mobile Strategy | Frederic Desbiens
    Frédéric Desbiens considers the basic principles of service orientation and the challenges that are specific to mobile applications in order to show you how to use exisitng Oracle ADF applications as one of the pillars of your mobile back-end.
  9. Podcast: Big Data Architecture - Part 3
    There's big, and then there's BIG! Oracle ACE Director and Hadoop expert Gwen Shapira joins "Oracle Big Data Handbook" authors Brian MacDonald, Bruce Nelson, and Thomas Plunkett to discuss the challenges of keeping up with coming data explosion.
  10. Integrating WebCenter Analytics with WebCenter Portal | Daniel Merchán García
    A detailed, step-by-step guide from Daniel Merchan Garcia.

Thought for the Day

"A computer once beat me at chess, but it was no match for me at kick boxing."

Emo Philips, comedian

Source: brainyquote.com

Friday Mar 07, 2014

ArchBeat Facebook Friday: Top 10 Shared Links - February 28 - March 6, 2014

The Top 10 most popular updates from the OTN ArchBeat Facebook Page over the last seven days (February 28 - March 6, 2014).

  1. SOA's People Problem
    Sometimes the biggest obstacle to successful SOA has little to do with technology. Community leaders share insight in this article from the latest issue of Oracle Magazine.
  2. IoT Developer Challenge | Java.net
    Want to win a free trip to JavaOne 2014 in San Francisco? Enter the Java.net Internet of Things Developer Challenge. Click the link for the details.
  3. Dynamic endpoint binding in Oracle SOA Suite | Alexander Daeubler
    "Sometimes a BPEL process instance has to determine at run-time which implementation of a web service interface is to be called," explains Alexander Daeubler. His post shows you how to achieve that using dynamic endpoint binding.
  4. Programmatic Identity Assertion with Oracle Platform Security Services | Shailesh K. Mishra
    This short article from a member of the Oracle Identity Manager team shows how programmatic identity assertion can be performed using OPSS APIs in cases where code must run under the security context of a runtime identity.
  5. IT-Security (Part 2): WebLogic Server and Oracle Platform Security Services | Mohammad Esad-Djou
    In part two of his series Mohammad Esad-Djo examines different perspectives on the Oracle Platform Security Services (OPSS).
  6. Video: Face to Faces with Oracle ACEs
    This week business intelligence expert Stewart Bryson made the transition from Oracle ACE to Oracle ACE Director. Get to know Stewart and several other ACEs in this collection of interviews from the OTN ArchBeat YouTube Channel.
  7. Oracle Identity Manager 11gR2 Reconciliation Events Processing | Firdaus Fraz
    This article discusses available options and the associated limitations for reconciliation and the sequencing of reconciliation events in Oracle Identity Manager
  8. Two Really Cool Approaches to Payment | David Dorf
    Tired of carrying a wallet? David Dorf shares his perspective on two payment solutions and where mobile phone payment systems might be headed.
  9. Diagnosing Intermittent Authentication Failures and User Lock Outs in Oracle WebLogic | Shailesh K. Mishra
    Shailesh K. Mishrah makes his second appearance on this Top 10 list with this article on using available debug flags and log files to diagnose login failures in Oracle WebLogic.
  10. Strategies for managing OAAM to OAM connections in production | Rob Otto
    Solution architect Rob Otto's post examines a number of strategies for configuring the connectivity between Oracle Access Manager and Oracle Adaptive Access Manager in order to provide scalability and high availability for production deployments.

Thought for the Day

"Succeeding is not really a life experience that does that much good. Failing is a much more sobering and enlightening experience."

Michael Eisner, American businessman
(Born March 7, 1942)

Source: brainyquote.com

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