Thursday Mar 20, 2014

Podcast Show Notes: Big Data Architecture

Everybody's talking about Big Data, but what are you doing about it? The latest OTN ArchBeat podcast just might help to get you started down the right path to Big Data. The panel for this discussion of Big Data Architecture includes Oracle ACE Director and Hadoop expert Gwen Shapira [interview] and Oracle Big Data Handbook authors Tom Plunkett, Bruce Nelson, and Brian MacDonald.

The Panelists

(Listed alphabetically)
  • Brian MacDonald, Oracle enterprise architect and analytics specialist focused on Big Data
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  • Bruce Nelson, Oracle principal consultant and NoSQL Big Data lead specializing in Hadoop.
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  • Thomas Plunkett, Oracle principal consultant and adjunct computer science instructor at Virginia Tech.
    LinkedIn
  • Gwen Shapira, Oracle ACE Director, solution architect and Hadoop specialist with Cloudera.
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The Conversation

  • Listen to Part 1: What distinguishes an architecture that is ready for Big Data from one that is not? What are some of the typical mistakes organizations make as they take their first steps toward big data?
  • Listen to Part 2: The panel discusses how Oracle Database fits into a Big Data Architecture, and shares insight on one of the more persistent problems in technology adoption.
  • Listen to Part 3: There's big, and then there's BIG. The panel discusses the challenges of keeping up with coming data explosion.

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Tuesday Mar 18, 2014

ArchBeat Twitter Tuesday - Top 10 Tweets - March 11-17, 2014

The Top 10 most popular tweets from @OTNArchBeat for the last seven days (March 11-17, 2014).

  1. "Mobile will be more disruptive than the Web and the PC" - @TedSchadler on stage now @CeBIT @cgc_keynote #mobileminshift #mobile #cgc14
    Mar 11, 2014 at 09:44 AM
  2. RT @InfoQ: Java EE 8 Survey Last Call
    Mar 11, 2014 at 09:43 AM
  3. RT @Oraclejavamag: Java architects, learn how to write big data applications with #Hadoop & the Kite SDK.
    Mar 11, 2014 at 09:43 AM
  4. Want a free trip to JavaOne? | @markxnelson >> Internet of Things Developer Challenge
    Mar 13, 2014 at 02:17 PM
  5. MDM and SOA: Be Warned! By @dschmied @tbmaier @hajonormann @gschmutz @t_winterberg et al #industrialsoa
    Mar 11, 2014 at 08:51 AM
  6. Get Ready for #IoT: Challenges and opportunities in the Internet of Things
    Mar 17, 2014 at 09:09 AM
  7. Free #JDeveloper extension: #ADFMobile Persistence Sample
    Mar 11, 2014 at 11:48 AM
  8. RT @lucasjellema: Secret Chamber is almost completely booked during @AMIS_Services & Oracle UX event March 18th - for glimpse into future
    Mar 12, 2014 at 02:21 PM
  9. Tech article: Back Up a Thousand Databases using #OEM12c | @porushh
    Mar 17, 2014 at 09:06 AM
  10. Video: Designing for Security - #ADF Security and #SSO | @fnimphiu
    Mar 12, 2014 at 10:33 AM

Thought for the Day

"Inspiration arrives as a packet of material to be delivered."

John Updike, writer
(March 18, 1932 – January 27, 2009)

Source: brainyquote.com

Wednesday Mar 12, 2014

Video: Big Data at Collaborate 2014 | Gwen Shapira

Collaborate 2014 happens on April 7-11, 2014 at the Venetian and Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas -- just 26 days from today (and exactly 2,069 miles from where I'm writing this).

In this video, Gwen, an Oracle ACE Director and a solution architect with Cloudera, talks about her role in organizing the Big Data track for Collaborate 2014, discusses which of her skills is the most valuable in a Big Data world, and uses the word "Hadoopy" in a sentence.

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Friday Feb 07, 2014

ArchBeat Facebook Friday: Top 10 Shared Links - January 31 - February 6, 2014

I track hundreds of blogs and other publications looking for content that will be of interest to the OTN architect community. Most of that content is created by members of that community. I then share what I find through my social media channels. The list below is comprised of the Top 10 most popular items shared via the OTN ArchBeat Facebook Page over the last seven days.

  1. Fast Data in Action | Corina Todea
    Corina Todea shares "a demonstration of how Fusion Middleware can be used to build an architecture based on Oracle Event Processor, Coherence and Oracle Database for customers that have a requirement for a mixture of real-time processing, near-time analysis and long running batch analysis of the same or a similar data set."
  2. Testing Oracle Direct Connector for HDFS as an Alternative to Hive ODBC for OBIEE11g | Mark Rittman
    Oracle ACE Director Mark Rittman shares the results of his comparison. Which one gets the gold? Read the post and find out.
  3. Latest OTN Architect Community Technical Articles
    Always working to extract insight from the brains of experts! Here's a list of the latest OTN articles for architects, all published in the last 30 days, covering ODI, OIM, WebLogic, OSB, OEM12c, and IoT.
  4. Video: BPM and the Single Customer View | Shaukat Desai
    SOA architect Shaukat Desai explains the value of BPM in implementing a Single Customer View to support Customer Experience (CX) projects, including how to use BPM to minimize the impact inside applications, implementing a federated model to resolve the challenges of a master/slave implementations, and leveraging the value of social network intelligence.
  5. Podcast: Taking Charge: Meeting SOA Governance Challenges - Part 2
    In part 2 SOA governance experts Mark Dutra, Manuel Rosa, Andre Sampaio, and Luis Weir discuss some of the most persistent obstacles to effective SOA governance -- and how to remove them.
  6. PaaS isn't just for DevOps anymore. Nor has it ever been.
    "Without necessarily making it a conscious decision, organizations that are to be successful in the cloud naturally aspire to continuous delivery and become DevOps experts," says Sacha Labourey in this article for ServerSide.com.
  7. Do I need to run WebLogic Server in a certified platform? | Luz Mestre
    The answer is yes. Click the link to read Principal Technical Support Engineer Luz Mestre's explanation.
  8. Integrating With Fusion Application Using Services (Perl: SOAP::Lite) | Jani Rautiainen
    Jani Rautiainen's post is one of a series that describes how to invoke SOAP web services provided by Fusion Applications using various technologies.
  9. Video Tutorial: Oracle BPM and Coffee
    This entertaining Oracle Learning Library video explains the fundamentals of Business Process Management using a coffee shop as a model.
  10. Looking at the ODI12c Hadoop Demos in the New Oracle BigDataLite VM | Mark Rittman
    Oracle ACE Director Mark Rittman continues his exploration of the newly released Oracle BigDataLite VM (now available on OTN) with a look at the Oracle Data Integrator 12c install and Hadoop integration examples included in the VM.

Thought for the Day

"Electric communication will never be a substitute for the face of someone who with their soul encourages another person to be brave and true."

Charles Dickens, writer
(February 7, 1812 – June 9, 1870))

Source: brainyquote.com

Friday Jan 31, 2014

ArchBeat Facebook Friday: Top 10 Shared Links - January 124-30, 2014

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

  1. WildFly 8 vs. GlassFish 4: Which Application Server to Choose | Markus Eisele
    Oracle ACE Director Markus Eisele shares his insight and expertise in this comparison of two popular OSS application servers.
  2. The Question Lingers: Who Gets to Be an Architect?
    Does someone become an IT architect simply by the assignment of a title? Who decides? Who defines that role? Listen to this podcast from the OTN ArchBeat archive as four working IT architects debate those questions and more.
  3. Multi-Data Center Implemenation in Oracle Access Manager | Vinay Kalra
    Multi-Data Center (MDC) topology is now supported in Oracle Access Manager (OAM) 11g. Vinay Kalra's blog post discusses some of the features of MDC and provides detailed steps on cloning a secondary data center.
  4. WLST script for listing WebLogic Server memory usage | Peter Lorenzen
    Peter Lorenzen shares "a short script for listing Java heap usage for all WebLogic Servers in a domain."
  5. How-to: Create a Simple Hadoop Cluster with VirtualBox | Christian Javet
    Christian Javet's step-by-step tutorial shows you how to created a 4-node cluster using VirtualBox and Cloudera.
  6. Automated Regression Testing for OBIEE | Robin Moffatt
    In the second installment of his series Robin Moffatt explores automation approaches that "focus on regression testing the impact that changes to the RPD have on the data."
  7. Oracle Identity Management monitoring check-list | Daniel Gralewski
    Oracle A-Team solution architect Daniel Gralewski looks at various aspects of Oracle Identity Management and WebLogic monitoring.
  8. The Architect as Salesperson
    Like it or not, effective software architects share characteristics one finds in successful salespeople. Does that comparison make you feel just a bit uncomfortable?
  9. A short guide to networking in Virtual Box with Oracle Linux inside | Job Oprel
    Job Oprel shares an illustrated tutorial based on challenges and annoyances he encountered while setting up an environment with several Virtual Boxes on his laptop.
  10. AMStatistics - Adding Custom Statistics to ADF BC | Andrejus Baranovskis
    Check out this post by Oracle ACE Director Andrejus Baranovskis for his description of a use case for the tracking activation timestamp for the ADF BC Application Module.

Thought for the Day

"In America few people will trust you unless you are irreverent."

Norman Mailer, writer
(January 31, 1923 – November 10, 2007)

Source: brainyquote.com

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