Friday Dec 12, 2014

Facebook Friday: Top 10 ArchBeat Posts for the week - Dec 5-11, 2014

The man in the photo wants to keep his identity a secret because he is embarrassed about not being one of the 6,171 fans of the OTN ArchBeat Facebook Page. Among those fans, the following posts were the Top 10 most popular over the last seven days, December 5-11, 2014.

  1. Top 10 ArchBeat Podcasts for 2014
    The OTN ArchBeat Podcast is the second most popular Oracle podcast over the past 6 months. Want to know why? Here are the Top 10 most popular programs from that podcast for 2014.
  2. Recap of Oracle GoldenGate 12c for the Enterprise and the Cloud webcast | Irem Radzik
    rem Radzik's detailed recap of the recent " Oracle GoldenGate 12c for the Enterprise and the Cloud' webcast includes a compilation of the live Q&A from the event.
  3. Exploring DevOps with Chef and WebLogic Server | Steve Button
    Steve Button takes you along on the first leg of his journey to explore the use of WebLogic Server within a DevOps regime.
  4. Video: Using Fusion Middleware Control to Manage WebLogic Server | Mark Lindros
    Another free educational resource from the Oracle Learning Library, created by Oracle Senior Principal Curriculum Developer Mark Lindros.
  5. ADF Mythbusters - UKOUG Tech 2014 | Andrejus Baranovskis
    Oracle ACE Director Andrejus Baranovskis shares the slides from the session he and colleague Florin Marcus presentation at the UKOUG Tech14 conference.
  6. Migrating Oracle Service Bus 11g to 12c (and the XQuery 1.0 upgrade) | Jan van Zoggell
    You can easily import an Oracle Service Bus 11g project archive (JAR) in your JDeveloper 12c SB application. Oracle ACE Jan van Zoggel's concise post gives you a heads-up on aspects of the migration process.
  7. Treasures From The Road: Insight on SaaS
    Oracle ACE Director Floyd Teter -- a road warrior if there ever was one -- shares SaaS insight gained over all the miles he's logged since Oracle OpenWorld 2014.
  8. Top 10 Most Popular OTN SOA Articles in 2014
    What OTN articles covering SOA and web services attracted the most eyeballs in 2014? Here's a list of the Top 10.
  9. Securing Access with OAuth2: How to deal with OAuth Scopes | Vadim Lander
    Oracle uses OAuth2 to secure access to Web Services exposed by Oracle Public Cloud services. While the standard itself is relatively straightforward, there are a couple of areas that each implementation must address on its own. In this article, Vadim Lander, Oracle's Chief Identity Strategist, looks at one such area: OAuth scopes.
  10. Coherence Special Interest Groups [SIGs] Coming to Asia-Pacific!
    The Coherence Special Interest Groups [SIGs] are coming to APAC,Click the link for locations, dates, and times.

Wednesday Dec 10, 2014

Top 10 Most Popular OTN SOA Articles in 2014

Want to know what OTN content attracted the most eyeballs in 2014?

This is the first of a series of year-end posts I will publish that highlight some of the most popular OTN content for 2014. For this post, I did a little data diving to come up with a list of the Top 10 most popular technical articles covering Service Oriented Architecture.

Congratulations to all of the authors! Keep up the good work.

  1. Enterprise Service Bus [July 2013]
    by Jürgen Kress, Berthold Maier, Hajo Normann, Danilo Schmeidel, Guido Schmutz, Bernd Trops, Clemens Utschig-Utschig, Torsten Winterberg
    Answers to some of the most important questions surrounding the term "enterprise service bus" using concrete examples, so that the areas of application that can be deemed "correct" for ESBs can be clarified.
  2. Setting Up, Configuring, and Using an Oracle WebLogic Server Cluster [October 2012]
    by Yuli Vasiliev
    Learn to take advantage of multiple Oracle WebLogic Server instances grouped into a cluster to maximize scalability and availability.
  3. Caching Strategies for Oracle Service Bus 11g [July 2011]
    by William Markito Oliveira
    The right caching strategy can make a big difference in application performance.
  4. Fault Handling and Prevention for Services in Oracle Service Bus - Part 2 [May 2013]
    by Guido Schmutz and Ronald van Luttikhuizen
    A deep dive into fault handling and prevention in an environment based on Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) and Business Process Management (BPM) principles.
  5. Best Practices for Configuration Management in a SOA Environment [April 2011]
    by Brian Jimerson
    This article discusses best practices for CM in an Oracle SOA Suite 11g practice. It discusses the tools, techniques, and processes that should be used to ensure the proper management of software, services, and infrastructure configuration for these practices.
  6. Three Recipes for Oracle Service Bus 11g [March 2013]
    by Guido Schmutz, Edwin Biemond, Jan van Zoggel, Mischa Kölliker, and Eric Elzinga
    Whip up a fresh batch of service- and message-oriented solutions with these recipes from the Oracle Service Bus 11g Development Cookbook
  7. Implementing the Enterprise Service Bus Pattern to Expose Database Backed Services [December 2011]
    by Lucas Jellema
    A common challenge in today's world of integration within and across organizations is the publication of web services to expose information to external consumers. This article describes the steps and considerations a real organization went through when faced with the challenge of making data services available.
  8. MDM and SOA: Be Warned! [December 2013]
    by JÜrgen Kress, Berthold Maier, Hajo Normann, Danilo Schmeidel, Guido Schmutz, Bernd Trops, Clemens Utschig-Utschig, Torsten Winterberg
    This article briefly describes a motive and conceptualization for using Master Data Management (MDM), and then presents typical variants for possible MDM architecture concepts, illustrating the interplay of MDM and SOA with reference to the architecture pattern.
  9. X.509 Certificate Revocation Checking Using the OCSP Protocol with Oracle WebLogic Server 12c [November 2012]
    by Abhijit Patil
    This article focuses on how to use X.509 Certificate Revocation Checking Functionality with the OCSP protocol to validate in-bound certificates.
  10. A Real-World Guide to Invoking OSB and EDN using C++ and Web Services [January 2014]
    by Sebastian Lik-Keung Ma
    A demonstration of extreme decoupling using OSB and EDN in Oracle SOA Suite 11g.

Tuesday Sep 16, 2014

Video: 2 Minute Tech Tip: Managing Java Memory Usage | John Davies

Can John Davies, founder and CTO of UK-based C24, beat the 2 -minute buzzer with his encapsulation of the sessions he will present at JavaOne 2014?

John Davies' JavaOne 2014 Presentations

Friday Sep 05, 2014

ArchBeat Facebook Friday: Top 10 Posts - Aug 29 - Sept 4, 2014

Among the 5,352 thoroughly modern fans of the OTN ArchBeat Facebook Page , these 10 posts were the most popular over the last seven days, August 29 - September 4, 2014.

  1. Top 5 Oracle Mobile Application Foundation (MAF) Videos
    Looking for quick technical tips on how you can use the Oracle Mobile Application Framework to develop enterprise mobile applications? The Oracle Mobile Foundation YouTube channel offers 40+ videos. Click the link for a list of the Top 5 most popular.
  2. Behold: The Simplified UI Rapid Development Kit | The AppsLab
    Building stylish, modern, and simplified UIs just got a whole lot easier thanks to a new kit developed by the Oracle Applications User Experience (OAUX) team, and it's available for all from the Usable Apps website.
  3. Running Tabular Reports with Coherence 12.1.3 Reporter | Tim Middleton
    This detailed technical post from solution architect Tim Middleton explains how to use the runTabularReport operation on the Reporter MBean in Oracle Coherence 12.1.3.
  4. Video: 2 Minute Tech Tip: Building Responsive WebCenter Portals | JayJay Zheng
    Oracle ACE JayJay Zheng kicks off a new feature on the OTN ArchBeat YouTube Channel with this 2 Minute Tech Tip focused on building responsive, adaptive Oracle WebCenter portals. Do you have a 2 minute Tech Tip?
  5. Video: Debra Lilley - Experts Learning From Experts
    Kscope2014 is in the history books now, but there is still something to learn about the role user group events play in keeping one's skill sharp in this video interview with globe-trotting Oracle ACE Director Debra Lilley.
  6. Oracle WebCenter Portal Mobilizing: Responsive or Adaptive...or both? | JayJay Zheng
    Oracle ACE JayJay Zheng shares his insight into a hybrid responsive and adaptive approach to mobile application development using Oracle WebCenter and ADF.
  7. One-Way Authentication Policies in OSB | Jesse Stephens
    This article by Jesse Stephens describes the steps to create a WLS 9 policy and attach it to an OSB proxy service so that it is only enforced on an outbound request.
  8. End-To-End ADF Cloud Deployment Process | Andrejus Baranovskis
    "ADF and ADF BC perfectly runs on Oracle Java Cloud," says Oracle ACE Director Andrejus Baranovskis. In this article he walks you through the process of migrating a DB model to the cloud and deploying an ADF application to the cloud.
  9. Integrating With Fusion Application Using Services (.Net: Service Reference – de-serialization) | Jani Rautiainen
    The latest article in a series by Jani Rautiainen describes how to invoke the SOAP web services provided by Fusion Applications using various technologies.
  10. Context in UX - What It Is, What It Isn't, and Why It's Important
    "The use of context is essential for creating simple yet powerful user experiences," says AppsLab blogger Bill. "And like the term ‘user experience’itself, there is no one single implementation of context – rather, it is a concept that should pervade all aspects of human computer interaction in its myriad of forms."

Friday Aug 22, 2014

ArchBeat Facebook Friday: Top 10 Posts - August 15-21, 2014

As hot as molten rock? Not quite. But among the 5,313 fans of the OTN ArchBeat Facebook Page these Top 10 items were the hottest over the past seven days, August 15-21, 2014.

  1. Oracle BPM 12c Gateways (Part 1 of 5): Exclusive Gateway | Antonis Antoniou
    Oracle ACE Associate Antonis Antoniou begins a five-part series with a look at In the gateway control flow components in Oracle BPM and how they can be used to process flow.
  2. Slicing the EDG: Different SOA Domain Configurations | Antony Reynolda
    Antony Reynolds introduces three different configurations for a SOA environment and identifies some of the advantages for each.
  3. How to introduce DevOps into a moribund corporate culture | ZDNet
    Confused about DevOPs? This post from ZDNet's Joe McKendrick -- which includes insight from Phil Whelan -- just might clear some of the fog.
  4. Oracle Identity Manager Role Management With API | Mustafa Kaya
    Mustafa Kaya shares some examples of role management using the Oracle Identity Management API.
  5. Podcast: Redefining Information Management Architecture
    Oracle Enterprise Architect Andrew Bond joins Oracle ACE Directors Mark Rittman and Stewart Bryson for a conversation about their collaboration on a new Oracle Information Management Reference Architecture.
  6. WebCenter Sites Demo Integration with Endeca Guided Search | Micheal Sullivan
    A-Team solution architect Michael Sullivan shares the details on a demo that illustrates the viability of integrating WebCenter Sites with Oracle Endeca.
  7. Wearables in the world of enterprise applications? Yep.
    Oh yeah, wearables are a THING. Here's a look at how the Oracle Applications User Experience team has been researching wearables for inclusion in your future enterprise applications.
  8. Getting Started With The Coherence Memcached Adaptor | David Felcey
    Let David Felcey show you how to configure the Coherence Memcached Adaptor, and take advantage of his simple PHP example that demonstrates how Memecached clients can connect to a Coherence cluster.
  9. OTN Architect Community Newsletter - August Edition
    A month's worth of hot stuff, all in one spot. Featuring articles on Java, Coherence, WebLogic, Mobile and much more.
  10. 8,853 Conversations About Oracle WebLogic
    Do you have a question about WebLogic? Do you have an answer to a question about WebLogic? You need to be here.

Tuesday Aug 19, 2014

Twitter Tuesday - Top 10 @ArchBeat Tweets - August 12-18, 2014

Man in gray hat: "You know, more than three thousand people follow @OTNArchBeat on Twitter. I wonder which tweets were the most popular over the last seven days."
Man in brown hat: "Shut up! I think I see a UFO!"
Man in gray hat: "That's OK. I'll just read this blog post."
  1. RT @java: "Programmers are creative people and typically delight in contriving clever ways to solve problems." -Casimir Saternos in @OracleJavaMag
    Aug 18, 2014 at 12:54 PM
  2. The Offer Still Stands: Produce your own episode of the OTN ArchBeat Podcast. Click for details.
    Aug 13, 2014 at 02:03 PM
  3. Binge-Ready! Watch the Top 10 OTN ArchBeat Videos featuring @stewartbryson @stenvesterli @gurcanorhan
    Aug 13, 2014 at 11:49 AM
  4. Oracle Announces First Java 9 Features | InfoQ
    Aug 18, 2014 at 12:20 PM
  5. Getting Started wit the #Coherence Memcached Adaptor | David Felcey
    Aug 18, 2014 at 10:19 AM
  6. #WebLogic Data Source Connection Labeling | Steve Felts
    Aug 14, 2014 at 10:03 AM
  7. How to introduce #DevOps into a moribund corporate culture | ZDNet
    Aug 15, 2014 at 11:23 AM
  8. Sample Chapter: Installing Oracle #WebLogic Server 12c and Using the Management Tools | Sam Alapati
    Aug 14, 2014 at 11:09 AM
  9. Building a Responsive #WebCenter Portal Application | @JayJayZheng
    Aug 12, 2014 at 11:04 AM
  10. #OEM12c Cloud Control authorization with Active Directory | Jeroen Gouma
    Aug 14, 2014 at 10:16 AM

Friday Jul 25, 2014

ArchBeat Facebook Friday: Top 10 Posts - July 18-24, 2014

5,250 people now follow the OTN ArchBeat Facebook Page. Want to know what drew their attention for the past week? Read this post.

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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.

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.

Tuesday Apr 29, 2014

ArchBeat Twitter Tuesday - Top 10 Tweets - April 22-28, 2014

The Top 10 tweets from @OTNArchBeat for the last seven days (April 22-28, 2014).

  1. Software architecture: Five things every developer should know | Simon Brown
    Apr 23, 2014 at 09:51 AM
  2. RT @glassfish: Reminder : Virtual Developer Days - Java 2014
    Apr 24, 2014 at 08:54 AM
  3. Podcast: #SOA and #Cloud - Where's This Relationship Going? w/ @hajonormann @gschmutz @soacommunity
    Apr 24, 2014 at 08:23 AM
  4. Architects take note: "Simple Is The New Cool," says @FTeter
    Apr 22, 2014 at 09:24 AM
  5. Fusion Application Incremental Data Migration | Ayush Ganeriwal #ODI
    Apr 25, 2014 at 10:04 AM
  6. Webcast: Migrating from #GlassFish to #WebLogic w/ @brunoborges April 30 10am PT / 1pm ET
    Apr 24, 2014 at 09:05 AM
  7. New (free) Coherence GoldenGate HotCache Tutorial
    Apr 23, 2014 at 12:17 PM
  8. Ready-To-Use #SOA / #BPM VM and Case Management Sample | @AndrejusB
    Apr 23, 2014 at 10:24 AM
  9. Working with #OSTS in an Architecture Involving #WebLogic and #OSB | Rolando Fernandes
    Apr 25, 2014 at 09:55 AM
  10. Video: Preview of @OTechMag Spring 2014 Edition | @omebos
    Apr 28, 2014 at 11:17 AM

Thought for the Day

"My washing machine overwhelms me with its options and its sophistication."

Uma Thruman, actor
(born April 29, 1970)





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