Thursday May 03, 2012

ArchBeat Link-o-Rama for 2012-05-03

  • Cloud by the Numbers | ArchBeat Blog
    Are "bean counters" driving cloud adoption? Survey says...
  • Webcast: Top Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Linux Deployments
    May 9, 2012
    Noon ET/ 9:00am PT
    Linux expert Greg Marsden shows you how to avoid common pitfalls, prevent problems and circumvent known issues to accelerate your deployment. Find out how to configure your Linux system the right way, learn diagnostics tricks, and get a wealth of best practices for running Linux in real-world enterprises.
  • Webcast Series: Data Warehousing Best Practices
    Next in the series: Best Practices for Extreme Data Warehouse Performance on Oracle Exadata
    Thursday, May 10, 2012
    10:00am PT / 1:00pm ET
    Gain a deeper insight into optimally balancing your Oracle Exadata hardware configuration, partitioning tables to facilitate better data management, utilizing the power of parallel execution, and harnessing hybrid columnar compression.
  • Split profile setup with AD and OID for Fusion Apps IDM | Uday Sambhara
    Uday Sambhara's two-part post discusses a split profile set up scenario for Fusion Applications IDM Environment with AD and OID, the creation of Adapters needed in OVD for consolidating the AD and OID directory servers, and the configuration changes needed in OAM, OIM, and WLS.
  • Architecting in the Gaps | Eoin Woods
    Eoin Woods suggests creating the architecture of a system by discovering the interactions between the components and focusing on the boundaries, helping with defining the interfaces and interactions.
  • Virtual Developer Day: Hands-on Database App Development (May 15) - with Big Data and Cloud Sessions
    Learn the key tools, frameworks, techniques, and best practices for building database-backed applications through presentations and hands-on labs demonstrating innovative and performance-enhancing methods - all from your desk!
  • Architecting for Failure at the | Michael Brunton-Spall
    Michael Brunton-Spall talks about various types of system failure that can happen, sharing the lessons learned at the Guardian and measures taken to prevent and mitigate failure.

 Thought for the Day

"Software complexity...grows to the limits of our ability to manage that complexity."

Boris Beizer


Thursday Apr 26, 2012

ArchBeat Link-o-Rama for 2012-04-26

Thought for the Day

"Imagine if every Thursday your shoes exploded if you tied them the usual way. This happens to us all the time with computers, and nobody thinks of complaining."

Jef Raskin

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Monday Apr 23, 2012

ArchBeat Link-o-Rama Top 20 for April 15-21, 2012

The top 20 most-clicked links as shared via my social networks for the week of April 15-21, 2012.

  1. Split profiles with AD and OID for Fusion Apps IDM | Uday Sambhara
  2. Best job of 2012: software engineer (again!) | Joe McKendrick
  3. New York City gets a Software Engineering High School | Joel Spolsky
  4. Register Now: Oracle Technology Network Architect Day Reston, VA - May 16. Free event.
  5. Oracle Business Analytics Strategy | Mariska Bulten
  6. Oracle Cloud Conference: dates and locations worldwide
  7. IT Architect Role Models: Who's in Your Head?
  8. 4 Ways IT's Role Changing Faster Than Expected | Shvetank Shah
  9. Descending on D.C.; IaaS in the Enterprise; Talking about development evolution
  10. Does the benevolent specter of a role model ever hover over the shoulders of IT architects?
  11. Event: OTN Developer Day: MySQL - New York - May 2
  12. Webcast: Untangle Your Business with Oracle Unified SOA and Data Integration - April 24
  13. Are mobile apps cluttering our networks and attention spans? | Joe McKendrick
  14. "Do more with SOA Integration: Best of Packt" contributors include @gschmutz, @llaszews, many others
  15. Podcast: Oracle IT Architect Certification discussion with @Oracle_Edu, @oraclepartners, @OracleEA
  16. Olivier Lediouris's Oracle Business Rules Tester
  17. It’s a New and Improved Mocial Sobile World Out There | Michael Snow
  18. A guide to building your private cloud using Oracle VM Server 3 | Laurens van der Starre
  19. Online Event: Oracle Solaris 11: Whats New Since the Launch - April 25
  20. Webcast Series: Data Warehousing Best Practices

Thought for the Day

"There are two ways of constructing a software design. One way is to make it so simple that there are obviously no deficiencies and the other is to make it so complicated that there are no obvious deficiencies."

Sir Charles Antony Richard Hoare

Thursday Apr 19, 2012

ArchBeat Link-o-Rama for 2012-04-19

Thought for the Day

"Building large applications is still really difficult. Making them serve an organization well for many years is almost impossible."

Malcolm P. Atkinson

Monday Apr 16, 2012

ArchBeat Top 20 for April 8-14, 2012

The top 20 most popular links as shared via my social networks for the week of April 8-14, 2012.

  1. Webcast Series: Data Warehousing Best Practices
  2. Oracle Cloud Conference: dates and locations worldwide
  3. Why My Slime Mold is Better than Your Hadoop Cluster | Todd Hoff
  4. Seven Secrets Every Architect Should Know | Frank Buschmann
  5. OTN: There's an App for That
  6. In the cloud era, let's start calling IT what it is: 'Innovation Team' | @JoeMcKendrick
  7. Five Best Practices for Going Mobile | @JohnBrunswick
  8. Roadmaps for the IT shop’s evolution | Andy Mulholland
  9. New Exadata Customer Cases | Javier Puerta
  10. Invoicing: It’s time to catch up! | Jesper Mol
  11. Drive Online Engagement with Intuitive Portals and Websites | Kellsey Ruppel
  12. ADF version of "Modern" dialog windows | Martin Deh
  13. Northeast Ohio Oracle Users Group 2 Day Seminar - May 14-15 - Cleveland, OH
  14. Perfect fit: The cloud and SOA -- but don't call it that | @DavidLinthicum
  15. Registration is open: Oracle Technology Network Architect Day Reston, VA - May 16. Free event.
  16. Using SAP Adapter with OSB 11g (PS3) | Shub Lahiri
  17. Interactive Webcast and Live Chat: Oracle Enterprise Manager Ops Center 12c Launch - April 12
  18. Event: OTN Developer Day: MySQL - New York - May 2
  19. IOUG Real World Performance Tour, w/Tom Kyte, Andrew Holdsworth, Graham Wood
  20. What the new iPad means for design | @igorskee

Thought for the Day

"Everything really interesting that happens in software projects eventually comes down to people."

James Bach




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