Monday Sep 30, 2013

ArchBeat Top 10 Tweets for September 22-28, 2013

Who's tweeting who? The list below represents the Top 10 most re-tweeted tweets from @OTNArchBeat for the week of September 22-28, 2013.

  1. RT @forrester: More than half of US consumers now own smartphones and nearly 20% own a tablet. #mobilemindshift
    Sep 26, 2013 at 12:15 PM
  2. Video Interview: @Gurcan_Orhan on #ODI and Why #DataWarehousing is like making pizza #oow13
    Sep 25, 2013 at 01:00 PM
  3. RT @KentGraziano: Just uploaded my slides from #oow13 : Agile Data Warehouse Modeling on @slideshare #datavault
    Sep 26, 2013 at 11:53 AM
  4. RT @rluttikhuizen: Architects getting excited over a new diagram with new boxes (case management notation this time), yup, that's us :) #oow13
    Sep 25, 2013 at 09:58 AM
  5. First issue of @omebos new indie Oracle mag is now available.
    Sep 26, 2013 at 12:12 PM
  6. Video: Michael New and #oracleace Ed Whalen on #oem12c #goldengate #oow13
    Sep 25, 2013 at 02:20 PM
  7. Shameless tie-signing at Blogger Meet-up #oow13
    Sep 25, 2013 at 10:24 PM
  8. RT @lucasjellema: Want to see me participating in a serious video interview? Speaking with @OTNArchBeat on applying FMW & Agile #oow13
    Sep 25, 2013 at 09:50 AM
  9. RT @stenvesterli: Reading: The second coming of Java #java
    Sep 25, 2013 at 12:33 PM
  10. RT @Oracle: Stay tuned. @bobevansIT up next with @Greencognito on #oow13live #oow13
    Sep 23, 2013 at 01:30 PM

Thought for the Day

"A conversation is a dialogue, not a monologue. That's why there are so few good conversations: due to scarcity, two intelligent talkers seldom meet."

Truman Capote, American author
(September 30, 1924 – August 25, 1984)


Thursday Dec 20, 2012

ArchBeat Link-o-Rama for December 20, 2012

  • SCA Composites: Java or BPEL? | Lonneke Dikmans
    Oracle ACE Director Lonneke Dikmans shares insight gained in moving a composite service from Oracle Service Bus to BPEL. "Moving the Java from OSB to the Spring context was very easy," she says.
  • Oracle Fusion Middleware Security: More on Upstart | Chris Johnson
    Oracle Fusion Middleware A-Team Architect Chris Johnson published a couple of posts on UIpstart. But his readers wanted more. "More explanation, more clarity, and more about how to use Upstart to boot the entire environment." Chris gives the people what they want.
  • Trendspotting 2013 | Billy Cripe
    "2013 will be a year where business has a deep need for expertise, data, security, and people who can execute," says Oracle ACE Billy Cripe, "and information is at the heart of it all."
  • WebCenter Content Web Search Performance: Do you really need that folder path info? | Nicolas Montoya
    Oracle Fusion Middleware A-Team member Nicolas Montoya shares a technical tip for putting the pedal to the metal for search operations in the Oracle WebCenter Content Web Interface.
  • Oracle VM VirtualBox 4.2.4 Review | Jeff James
    Petri IT Knowledgebase Editorial Director Jeff James spent several weeks playing with Oracle VM VirtualBox 4.2.4. He shares his thoughts and observations in this detailed review.
  • How Agile Do You Need to Be? | Jim Highsmith
    "There are two capabilities (at least) needed to be an agile organization," says Jim Highsmith, "the ability to anticipate areas of needed responsiveness, and the ability to adapt to unforeseen changes. This blog addresses only the first of these; however, by thinking about how to respond to anticipated changes, the organization contributes to the second capability also."
  • Software Engineering: Off to a Bad Start? | Glenn Vanderburg
    Living Social developer Glenn Vanderburg's keynote presentation at QCon 2012 in San Francisco makes some interesting points about the role of the software engineer. What do you think? Are titles like "software engineer" and "software architect" misleading, inaccurate, or misappropriated? What's in a name?
  • RDA Health Checks for SOA | Shawn Bailey
    Shawn Bailey explains what RDA Health checks are, why they matter for Oracle SOA Suite, and how you can run them.

Thought for the Day

"Computer Science is the only discipline in which we view adding a new wing to a building as being maintenance."

Jim Horning


Friday Nov 16, 2012

ArchBeat Link-o-Rama for November 16, 2012

Thought for the Day

"Operating systems are like underwear — nobody really wants to look at them."

Bill Joy


Wednesday Jul 11, 2012

ArchBeat Link-o-Rama for 2012-07-11

  • Is the future of retail showrooming? | GigaOm
    "The digital shopper isn’t just digital and she expects to be served seamlessly across all channels, physical and digital," reports GigaOm. Twenty years into the Internet era and the changes just keep coming. Solution architects take note...
  • Agile Bureaucracy: When Practices become Principles | Jim
    "Principles and values are a critical part of keeping individuals in organizations aligned and engaged," says Agile guru Jim Highsmith, "but the more pseudo-principles are piled on top of principles, the less and less organizations are able to adapt."
  • Oracle Fusion Applications 11g Basics | Michel Schildmeijer
    "We are trying to build up a Oracle Fusion Apps environment on a Exalogic system, though still on bare metal, because officially there still is no Oracle VM available yet on Exalogic," says Michel Schildmeijer, an Oracle Fusion Middleware Architect at Qualogy. "It is a bit of a challenge, but getting to know the basics and which components the install, build and configure phase use, might bring you a step further on the way."
  • Process Centric Banking: Loan Origination Solution | Manish Palaparthy
    This interesting, detailed post by Manish Palaparthy explains the process behind the execution of a proof-of-concept for a Fusion Middleware-based loan-origination solution for a bank. The solution incorporates Oracle BPM Suite, Webcenter, and ADF technolgies in a SOA infrastructure.
  • How eBay and Facebook are Cleaning Up Data Centers | Amy Gallo - HBR
    The Cloud has needs! As reported by Amy Gallo in an article in the Harvard Business Review, "The electricity demand of data centers and the telecommunications network is rivaling that of most nations. If the cloud were itself a country, it would rank fifth in the world on energy demand behind the U.S., China, Russia, and Japan."
  • Do WebLogic configuration from ANT | Edwin Biemond
    "With WebLogic WLST you can script the creation of all your Application DataSources or SOA Integration artifacts( like JMS etc)," says Oracle ACE Edwin Biemond. "This is necessary if your domain contains many WebLogic artifacts or you have more then one WebLogic environment. If so, you want to script this so you can configure a new WebLogic domain in minutes and you can repeat this task with always the same result."
  • Oracle Special-Edition E-Book: Cloud Architecture for Dummies
    Learn how to architect and model your cloud implementation to drive efficiency and leverage economies of scale with Cloud Architecture for Dummies, a free Oracle e-book. (Registration required.)

Thought for the Day

"One of the best things to come out of the home computer revolution could be the general and widespread understanding of how severely limited logic really is."

Frank Herbert


Thursday May 17, 2012

Podcast Show Notes: Community Roundtable - Agility, Architecture, and the Cloud

This week the ArchBeat Podcast brings you the first of three programs featuring a roundtable discussion among four far-flung community members as they share their insight and opinions on a variety of topics.

The Panelists

  • From Toronto: Karina Ishkhanova is Technical Lead, Payment Systems Architecture and Design at School-Pay Solutions Inc.
  • From Hamburg: Lenz Grimmer is Senior Product Manager for Oracle Linux.
  • From Boston: Tom Laszewski is a director at Oracle where he specializes in legacy modernization. Tom is the co-author of several books, the latest of which is Migrating to the Cloud: Oracle Client/Server Modernization, published by Syngress.
  • From Washington D.C: Pat Shepherd is an Enterprise Architect with Oracle.

The Conversation

Coming Soon

  • A panel of Oracle experts compares and contrasts public, private, and hybrid clouds.
  • Highlights from the panel discussion at OTN Architect Day in Reston, VA.

Stay tuned: RSS.




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