Wednesday Feb 19, 2014

Video: Riding with the Pi | Simon Ritter Interview

In this video Oracle lead Java evangelist Simon Ritter talks about his very cool Raspberry Pi-based Java Carputer IoT project and other topics he will present in two sessions at QCon London 2014 (March 5-7 in the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre).

If you'll be attending QCon, check out Simon's sessions:

  • Is It A Car? Is It A Computer? No, It's a Raspberry Pi Java Carputer
    Qcon Solutions Track // Wednesday March 5, 13:20 - 14:10 / Location: Abbey Room
  • Lambdas & Streams: Taking the Hard Work Out of Bulk Operations in Java SE 8
    QCon Not Only Java Track / Thursday March 6, 16:50 - 17:40 / Location: Whittle Room
  • And if you're not attending QCon London, at least you have this video...

    Connect with Simon Ritter: Twitter Blog LinkedIn

    Tuesday Feb 18, 2014

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

    I pick 'em, you click 'em. Here are the Top 10 tweets from @OTNArchBeat for the last seven days.

    1. RT @ra: how to use twitter:

      1. tell a robot a joke
      2. wait
      3. the robot will tell you if some people laughed or not
      4. you are alone in your bedroom

      Feb 11, 2014 at 10:21 AM
    2. RT @DavidLinthicum: The key knowledge gap hindering your cloud | Cloud Computing - InfoWorld
      Feb 11, 2014 at 10:27 AM
    3. Video: The #RaspberryPi #Java Carputer and Other Wonders | @speakjava
      Feb 13, 2014 at 04:03 PM
    4. Video: Making the Move from #OWB to #ODI12c | @StewartBryson
      Feb 13, 2014 at 04:07 PM
    5. RT @AntoniouAntonis: LOV (List of Values) in #ADF using EJBs with #JDeveloper
      Feb 11, 2014 at 02:02 PM
    6. Podcast: Taking Charge: Meeting SOA Governance Challenges - Part 3 w/ @manelrosa @Luisw19 et al
      Feb 13, 2014 at 04:13 PM
    7. Is #ADF the right choice? Understanding your options | Grant Ronald
      Feb 12, 2014 at 11:36 AM
    8. IT Security: #WebLogic Server and #OPSS | @MoDJorg
      Feb 17, 2014 at 09:38 AM
    9. Top 5 ArchBeat videos feature @FrankHouweling @stenvesterli @JDevShay @lonnekedikmans @fnimphiu
      Feb 11, 2014 at 08:45 AM
    10. Video: #ADF Design: Service Integration Architectures - #REST Services | @fnimphiu
      Feb 11, 2014 at 01:56 PM

    Thought for the Day

    "Education: A debt due from present to future generations."

    George Peabody, entrepreneur and philanthropist
    (February 18, 1795 – November 4, 1869)


    Tuesday Feb 04, 2014

    ArchBeat Twitter Tuesday - Top 10 Tweets - Jan 28 - Feb 3, 2014

    Every day I track activity on hundreds of blogs looking for interesting content created by those with expertise in Oracle technologies. I then share what I find through the OTN ArchBeat social channels. The list below represents the Top 10 most popular tweets from @OTNArchBeat for the last seven days (January 28 - February 3, 2014).

    1. RT @oracleace: See #ACEDs and Java Champions in action at the OTN Yathra Tour kicking off 18th Feb in Jalandhar…
      Jan 30, 2014 at 07:16 AM
    2. Podcast: Taking Charge - Meeting #SOA Governance Challenges - Part 1 w/ @luisw19 @manelrosa et al
      Jan 30, 2014 at 10:14 AM
    3. Announcing: Oracle BigDataLite Virtual Machine
      Jan 29, 2014 at 09:42 AM
    4. Making the Move from #OWB to #ODI12c | @stewartbryson #oracleace
      Feb 03, 2014 at 08:26 AM
    5. Integrating With Fusion Application Using Services (Perl: SOAP::Lite) | @fadevrel
      Feb 03, 2014 at 10:23 AM
    6. #WLST script for listing #WebLogic Server memory usage | @TheHeatDK
      Jan 29, 2014 at 08:11 AM
    7. RT @simon_haslam: Happy to be presenting "What's so Special about the Oracle Database Appliance" at #oug_ire #ukoug
      Jan 30, 2014 at 11:41 AM
    8. RT @simon_haslam: Speaking on my favourite topic - WebLogic on ODA - at OFM Partner Forum in Malta in 3 weeks
      Jan 28, 2014 at 09:32 AM
    9. RT @brunoborges: #JavaEE developers writing WebServices, working with #WebLogic, try new Test Client: #NoMoreSoapUI
      Jan 28, 2014 at 09:34 AM
    10. Custom Escalation in Oracle #BPM Suite 11g | @va_continuum
      Jan 29, 2014 at 09:41 AM

    Thought for the Day

    "I can't really make fun of zombies. They're not liars. They're not cheats."

    George A. Romero, film director
    (born February 4, 1940)


    Tuesday Jan 21, 2014

    ArchBeat Twitter Tuesday - Top 10 Tweets - January 14-20, 2014

    The Top 10 tweets from @OTNArchBeat for the last seven days.

    1. RT @java: Top Java Technical Articles of 2013 @oracleotn
      Jan 16, 2014 at 11:06 AM
    2. RT @brunoborges: I've found 95 JUGs on Twitter. Is your JUG on Twitter? Let me know. I'm planning to build something with this.
      Jan 15, 2014 at 12:18 PM
    3. Capturing Business Events for Playback through Oracle Event Processing Platform | @jricardoferreir
      Jan 20, 2014 at 09:30 AM
    4. Podcast: Finding a Shorter Path to #SOA - Part 2 w/ @lonnekedikmans @rluttikhuizen @simon_haslam
      Jan 16, 2014 at 09:32 AM
    5. Back Up a Thousand Databases using Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 12c | @porushh #oem12c
      Jan 14, 2014 at 10:48 AM
    6. Non-functional Requirements in Architectural Decision Making | @david_ameller @softmodeling et al
      Jan 17, 2014 at 02:11 PM
    7. Part 2 of the #JavaEE8 Community Survey is now open! Be part of the future of Java. Take the survey!
      Jan 16, 2014 at 03:02 PM
    8. RT @oraclepartners: Partners, don't forget to enroll in Oracle's #TechDayinVienna on January 30! Learn more and register here:… Jan 15, 2014 at 12:15 PM
      Jan 15, 2014 at 12:15 PM
    9. Oracle CloudWorld San Francisco Developer Track - Jan 29 - Tips on working with #PaaS, #IaaS
      Jan 15, 2014 at 01:04 PM
    10. Your chance to experience the Oracle UX Expo – March 18 - AMIS, Nieuwegein, The Netherlands
      Jan 16, 2014 at 10:57 AM

    Thought for the Day

    "Just because nobody complains doesn't mean all parachutes are perfect."

    Benny Hill, comedian, actor
    (January 21, 1924 – April 20, 1992))


    Tuesday Jan 07, 2014

    ArchBeat Twitter Tuesday - Top 10 Tweets Dec 31, 2013 - Jan 6, 2014

    The Top 10 tweets from @OTNArchBeat for the last seven days.

    1. RT @aakela: What is Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c #DBaaS Snap Clone? - A blog by @AdeeshF from #em12c product management team
      Jan 03, 2014 at 07:09 AM
    2. RT @oracleace: Congrats @gwenshap & @debralilley for making @OracleProfit mag top 10 most read articles in 2013! #oracleace #aced.
      Jan 03, 2014 at 03:41 PM
    3. RT @myfear: "Never let your sense of morals get in the way of doing what's right." - Isaac Asimov #qotd
      Jan 03, 2014 at 12:13 PM
    4. Visualizing Class Loading | Rene van Wijk #weblogic #jvm
      Jan 02, 2014 at 10:36 AM
    5. 2014 #Java #middleware predictions cite cloud, data and more | @c2b2consulting #websocket #IaaS
      Jan 03, 2014 at 09:12 AM
    6. Dynamic #ADF BC - Loading Multiple Instances | @AndrejusB
      Jan 02, 2014 at 10:11 AM
    7. How to Add Comments in #OBIEE | @ArtofBI >> detailed look at the options
      Jan 02, 2014 at 11:04 AM
    8. RT @OTN_Garage: Migrating from Red Hat Linux and VMWare to Oracle #Linux and Oracle VM? take a look at our latest #sysadmin lab.
      Jan 03, 2014 at 09:47 AM
    9. Interesting that in a week in which Thursday was Monday, Friday is still Friday. #holidaysareover
      Jan 03, 2014 at 07:08 AM
    10. Here's my #2013 on Twitter  #Vizify
      Jan 02, 2014 at 06:25 PM

    Thought for the Day

    "If you want that good feeling that comes from doing things for other folks then you have to pay for it in abuse and misunderstanding."

    Zora Neale Hurston, folklorist, anthropologist, and author.
    (January 7, 1891 – January 28, 1960)


    Wednesday Nov 20, 2013

    ArchBeat Link-o-Rama for November 20, 2013

    1. Video Interview: Cloud Service Brokers - A SOA Symposium Preview
      In this video interview SOA community maven Jurgen Kress and Oracle ACE Rolando Carrasco preview "Cloud Service Brokers," the session they will present as part of the Cloud Computing Architecture, Brokers & Patterns track at the SOA, Cloud, and Service Technology Symposium, December 4-5, 2013 in Mexico City.
    2. Creating your own Virtualbox Development Images | Edwin Biemond
      For Oracle Puppet provisioning development Oracle ACE Edwin Biemond can't do without Packer and Vagrant. In this blogpost he explains "what these tools can do for you and how you can make your own images and use puppet as provisioning tool."
    3. Virtualised Exalogic and External DNS Servers | Donald Forbes
      A step-by-step how-to from technical architect Donald Forbes.
    4. Python for the WebLogic Scripting Tool (WLST) | Frank Munz
      "To be able to code more than the most basic WLST scripts for WebLogic you should have reasonably good Python skills," says Oracle ACE Director Frank Munz. He shares several resources for learning Python in this post.
    5. On the integrity of data in Java applications – presentation from JFall 2013 | Lucas Jellema
      This JFall 2013 presentation by Oracle ACE Director Lucas Jellema examines "what data integrity entails and how it can be enforced in multi-tier application architectures using distributed data sources and global transactions."
    6. Changes In Attitude | Floyd Teter
      Preparing for the demise of GlassFish, Oracle ACE Director Floyd Teter builds a new Oracle Linux VM, installs WebLogic 12.1.2 -- and shares insight gained in the process.
    7. Internet of Things - The Oracle platform | Torsten Winterberg
      Oracle ACE Director Torsten Winterberg (one of the authors of the Industrial SOA article series available on OTN) shares an informative summary of an Oracle Openworld presentation on the Internet of Things (IoT).

    Thought for the Day

    "A professional is someone who can do his best work when he doesn't feel like it."

    Alistair Cook, British/American journalist
    (November 20, 1908 – March 30, 2004)


    Thursday Nov 07, 2013

    Video: Coherence Community on - 4 Projects available under CDDL-1.0

    If you work with Oracle Coherence and you're not familiar with the Coherence Community on you're missing out.

    The Coherence Community was launched on in June 2013, operating under the Open Source Initiative's Common Development and Distribution License (CDDL-1.0). Four projects are currently available for your participation:
    • Coherence Hibernate Integration
    • Coherence Spring Integration
    • Oracle Tools
    • The Coherence Incubator

    You'll learn a lot more about the Coherence Community in the video above, which features my conversation with Oracle Coherence Senior Principal Solutions Architect Brian Oliver and Oracle Coherence Consulting Solutions Architect Randy Stafford, two of the people behind the creation and management of the Community and it's projects.

    Friday Nov 01, 2013

    Archbeat Link-O-Rama Top 10 Tweets for October 2013

    What caught the attention of the 1,988 people who follow @OTNArchBeat last month? The answer is below, in the list of Top 10 Tweets for October 2013

    1. RT @java: Which women in tech inspire you? Blog about them on Ada Lovelace Day! #ALD13
      Oct 10, 2013 at 11:14 AM
    2. RT @ORCL_Linux: New blog post: Announcing Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel Release 3 for #Oracle #Linux
      Oct 21, 2013 at 07:11 PM
    3. RT @glassfish: Quick & Dirty How-to Guide: Install #GlassFish 4 on #RaspberryPi. Creating an #IoT infra via @MkHeck
      Oct 27, 2013 at 07:19 PM
    4. RT @java: Nighthacking with James Gosling, interview from Hawaii, watch live Oct. 23, 11am PT #java
      Oct 21, 2013 at 11:26 AM
    5. RT @ensode: "Oracle has posted blogs on how to migrate from #Spring to #JavaEE" I wrote the linked article
      Oct 07, 2013 at 10:53 AM
    6. SOA and User Interfaces - by @soacommunity @hajonormann @gschmutz @t_winterberg et al #industrialsoa
      Oct 03, 2013 at 01:17 PM
    7. RT @oracleace: Welcome and congrats to new #ACEDs @kevin_mcginley and Rene van Wijk @MiddlewareMagic
      Oct 25, 2013 at 12:59 PM
    8. SOA in Real Life: Mobile Solutions by @soacommunity @HajoNormann @gschmutz @t_winterberg et al #industrialsoa
      Oct 28, 2013 at 09:23 AM
    9. RT @OracleAnalytics: Curious to how big #oow13 was? Here’s an infographic to show you some of the stats.
      Oct 25, 2013 at 01:13 PM
    10. Free Poster: ACM in Practice >> thanks to @dschmeid @hajonormann @torsten_winterberg @tbmaier @gschmutz et al.
      Oct 16, 2013 at 09:56 AM

    Thought for the Day

    "You can converge a toaster and a refrigerator, but those things are probably not going to be pleasing to the user."

    Tim Cook, CEO of Apple Inc.
    (Born November 1, 1960)


    Tuesday Oct 29, 2013

    Community Profile: Joe Huang on Oracle ADF Mobile and Hybrid Mobile Development

    One of the speakers at the upcoming QCon San Francisco 2013 is Joe Huang. Joe, product manager for Oracle ADF Mobile, will be speaking on Hybrid Mobile Development with Java and HTML5 for iOS and Android as part of the QCon Solutions Track.

    In this short video Joe talks a bit about what's new in Oracle ADF Mobile, and offers a preview of his QCon presentation.

    Monday Oct 28, 2013

    Archbeat Link-O-Rama Top 10 Facebook Faves for October 20-26, 2013

    What are the 4,460 fans of the OTN ArchBeat Facebook Page talking about? The list below represents the Top 10 most popular articles, blog posts, and other content from across the community.

    1. Enterprise Grade Deployment Considerations for Oracle Identity Manager AD Connector | Firdaus Fraz
      Oracle Fusion Middleware solution architect Firdaus Fraz illustrates provides best practice recommendations for setting up an enterprise deployment environment for the OIM connector for Microsoft Active Directory.
    2. A Roadmap for SOA Development and Delivery | Mark Nelson
      Do you know the way to S-O-A? Mark Nelson does. His latest blog post, part of an ongoing series, will help to keep you from getting lost along the way.
    3. The road ahead for WebLogic 12c | Edwin Biemond
      Oracle ACE Edwin Biemond shares his thoughts on announced new features in Oracle WebLogic 12.1.3 & 12.1.4 and compares those upcoming releases to Oracle WebLogic 12.1.2.
    4. Oracle GoldenGate 12c - New Release, New Features | Michael Rainey
      Rittman Mead's Michael Rainey takes you on guided tour through the GoldenGate 12c features that "are relevant to data warehouse and data migration work we typically see in the business intelligence world."
    5. Reproducing WebLogic Stuck Threads with ADF CreateInsert Operation and ORDER BY Clause | Andrejus Baranovsikis
      Another post from Oracle ACE Director Andrejus Baranovsikis on dealing with WebLogic Stuck Threads. This one includes a test case application you can download.
    6. The Impact of SaaS - The Times They Are A-Changin' | Floyd Teter
      Oracle ACE Director Floyd Teter shares some truly interesting insight gained in conversations with three Fortune 500 CIOs.
    7. Configure Oracle Identity Manager AD/LDAP Authentication | Arda Eralp
      A step-by-step how-to from a member of the Fusion Middleware Applications Consultancy team.
    8. Java-Powered Robot Named NAO Wows Crowds | Tori Wieldt
      Tori Wieldt interviews a robot and human.
    9. Updated ODI Statement of Direction | Robert Schweighardt
      Heads up Oracle Data Integrator fans! A new product statement of direction document is available, offering "an overview of the strategic product plans for Oracle’s data integration products for bulk data movement and transformation, specifically Oracle Data Integrator (ODI) and Oracle Warehouse Builder (OWB)."
    10. Oracle BI Apps – GoldenGate Integration - Part 2: Setup and Configuration | Michael Rainey
      Michael Rainey continues his series with another technical article for you GoldenGate fans.

    Thought for the Day

    "Intuition will tell the thinking mind where to look next."

    Jonas Salk, American medical researcher and virologist
    (October 28, 1914 – June 23, 1995)





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