Friday Jun 05, 2015

Facebook Friday: Top 10 ArchBeat Posts for the Week - May 29-June 4, 2015

Even the stars want to know: What are Top 10 most popular updates from the OTN ArchBeat Facebook Page from the last seven days, May 29-June 4, 2015?

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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)


Friday Sep 20, 2013

ArchBeat Link-o-rama for September 20, 2013

  1. Podcast: Cloud Expert Audience Q & A - Part 2
    In part two of the live audience Q&A from OTN Architect Day at Oracle HQ the panel responds to an audience question about migration paths to Oracle 12c that will accommodate an eventual move to the cloud.
  2. YouTube Video: What is Middleware? Application Servers | John Brunswick
    John Brunswick gets back to basics with this short video explanation of the application server's role in enterprise IT architecture.
  3. What questions to get answered and plans to see evolved at this year’s Oracle OpenWorld Conference | Lucas Jellema
    Oracle ACE Director Lucas Jellema shares an extensive and well-crafted list of questions (mostly technical, one superstitious) that he will seek answers to during his time at Oracle OpenWorld 2013. Do you share his curiosity?
  4. Be There: OTN Community Meet-up at OOW13 - Tues Sept 24 - 4:30pm
    If you'll be at Oracle OpenWorld/JavaOne, make sure you stop in for OTN's community meet-up, Tuesday, September 24, 2013. 4:30pm - 5:30pm. Tell the OTN staffer at the info desk "I am Spartacus" to claim your Furkin gift. That's right: "Furkin."

Thought for the Day

"It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary depends upon his not understanding it."

Upton Sinclair, American writer
(September 20, 1878 – November 25, 1968)


Monday Sep 16, 2013

Archbeat Link-O-Rama Top 10 Facebook Faves for September 8-14, 2013

4,175 people now follow the OTN ArchBeat Facebook Page for updates on the latest content produced by community members. The list below represents the top 10 most popular items shared on that page for the week of Septebmer 8-14, 2013.

  1. Contract Based Provisioning Powered By OIM 11g R2 | Alex Lopez
    This article by solution architect Alex Lopez article describes a potential strategy to implement Contract Based Provisioning (CBP) using OIM 11g R2 capabilities.
  2. Archive of Oracle #BPM Suite case management articles from the Fusion Middleware A-Team
    Interested in Case Management in Oracle BPM Suite? You'll find a collection of excellent technical articles in this list from the Fusion Middleware A-Team.
  3. Architecture, Architects and Java at #JavaOne | Yolande Poirier
    The JavaOne schedule includes nearly 220 sessions for architects. Big thanks to Yolande Poirier for putting together this sample list of some of those sessions.
  4. New Feature in OEM Cloud Control 12cR3 - Exalytics Server Management | Mark Rittman
    The BI Management Pack in Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 12cR3 includes support for adding and monitoring Exalytics systems. This post from Oracle ACE Director Mark Rittman explains how this feature works and what’s involved in setting it up.
  5. Java SE 7 Update 40 Released | Tori Wieldt
    Tori Wieldt's blog post include links for release notes, downloads, and two videos covering new features.
  6. Oracle SOA Suite #oow13 Customer Panel: Unifying Cloud Applications with On-Premises Applications
    Going to Oracle OpenWorld? Here's a session to add to your schedule! Panelists include Andrew Randall (Senior Manager of Information Technology, JDSU), Asheesh Srivastava (Manager of IT Delivery, Xerox), and Bharat Raval (Manager, IEEE). Tuesday, 24 Sept at noon. Click the link for more information.
  7. WebCenter: af:commandLink or af:goLink for Navigation | Martin Deh
    Solution architect Martin's Deh's post emphasized the use of af:goLinks instead of af:commandLinks for ALL WebCenter based navigation, where the navigation is based on the WebCenter navigation model.
  8. OIM Reset Password Customization Example | Daniel Gralewski
    Part of the ongoing OIM Academy series, this post shows options for customizing password reset functionality based on end user data.
  9. Kscope13 Top Speaker Award | Tim Tow
    Congratulations to Oracle ACE Director and business intelligence specialist Tim Tow on being named one of the Top 5 Speakers at Kscope13 for his presentation, " Introducing the Outline Extractor NG (Next Generation)."
  10. Model-driven Development in the Context of Technical SOA
    Michael Rauch and Christoph Gutmann explain how Eclipse Modeling technology is successfully applied to establish forward engineering in the domain of technical SOA in this presentation from the Code Generation conference.

Thought for the Day

"As you navigate through the rest of your life, be open to collaboration. Other people and other people's ideas are often better than your own. Find a group of people who challenge and inspire you, spend a lot of time with them, and it will change your life."

Amy Poehler, American actress and comedian
(Born September 16, 1971)


Thursday Sep 12, 2013

ArchBeat Link-o-Rama for September 12, 2013

Thought for the Day

"We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort."

Jesse Owens
(September 12, 1913 – March 31, 1980)


Wednesday Sep 11, 2013

Video: Reza Rahman on GlassFish Community Event at JavaOne

If you're attending JavaOne 2013 in San Francisco and you work with GlassFish you'll want to check out this brief video interview with Java EE / GlassFish evangelist Reza Rahman. Reza talks about the GlassFish community event happening on Sunday, Sep 22, 9:15 AM - 11:15 AM in room 3001 in Moscone West.

You'll find detailed information on the event here:

If you're attending JavaOne 2013 in San Francisco and you work with GlassFish you'll want to check out this brief video interview with Java EE / GlassFish evangelist Reza Rahman. Reza talks about the GlassFish community event happening on Sunday, Sep 22, 9:15 AM - 11:15 AM in room 3001 in Moscone West.

You'll find detailed information on the event here:

Thursday Aug 29, 2013

ArchBeat Link-o-Rama for August 29, 2013

  1. Considerations for optimum use of the Oracle Fusion Middleware File and FTP Adapters | Andy Knight
    "Careful consideration needs to be given to the manner in which files are created and written for (read) processing by the File and FTP Adapters," says Andy Knight. He explains why and how in this post.
  2. YouTube Video: Design - Task Flows, Overview and Task Flow Oriented Architecture | Frank Nimphius
    In this ADF Architecture TV video Frank Nimphius helps you understand task flow oriented architecture and design concepts so you can master the art of the task flow.
  3. WebLogic Server 12.1.2 and Coherence 12.1.2: New Technical Whitepapers | Brad Posner
    Fusion Middleware A-Team solution architect Brad Posner shares links to not one, not two, but five new technical white papers covering WebLogic Server 12.1.2 and Coherence 12.1.2. You will need your login to access these documents.
  4. Oracle Service Bus JMS Deployments Utility | Mike Muller
    Click the link and you're only three short paragraphs from a better understanding of the Oracle Service Bus OSBUtils utility.
  5. Preview: OTN at Oracle OpenWorld and JavaOne | Cassandra Clark
    Do you remember where the OTN Lounge was a last year's Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco? Well, forget it! This year there are two lounges. For OOW you'll find the Lounge in the lobby of Moscone South. For JavaOne the OTN Lounge is in the JavaOne Exhibit Hall within Java DEMOgrounds in the Hilton. There's plenty going on in both locations, so make sure you read Cass's post.
  6. Set Up and Manage Oracle Data Guard using Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 12c | Porus Homi Havewala
    Porus Homi Havewala shows you how to use Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 12c's Oracle Data Guard setup and management capabilities to control downtime and simplify disaster recovery.
  7. A convenient method for closing multiple resources | Andy Knight
    Andy Knight, a solution architect with the Fusion Middleware A-Team, shows you a simple way to insure that database connections are closed.

Thought for the Day

"What worries you, masters you."

Philosopher John Locke
(August 29, 1632 – October 29, 1704)


Wednesday May 08, 2013

ArchBeat Link-o-Rama Top 10 Tweets for April 2013

Cardinal, the state bird of Ohio

The season's warmer weather and longer days mean that the birds here in my part of the world start their loud but not unpleasant tweeting at around 4:30 in the morning. My tweeting on OTN ArchBeat begins several hours later. Here's the list of the most popular of those tweets for the month of April.

  1. RT @strngwys: If you’re in a bar this weekend and you see a first responder. Buy them a drink.
    Apr 19, 2013 at 03:53 PM
  2. RT @PeopleSoft_Info: Great article on Installing PeopleSoft 9.2 pre-build virtual machine, from Hakan Biroglu
    Apr 25, 2013 at 01:25 PM
  3. Technical Article: On the Integrity of Data | @LucasJellema
    Apr 10, 2013 at 12:55 PM
  4. RT @InformIT: @bcs The Chartered Institute for IT - 10/10 review for #Software Architecture in Practice: "..a good end-to-end read.."
    Apr 12, 2013 at 08:12 AM
  5. RT @fteter: Here is that info on Oracle Advanced Compression and #EBS. #C13Den
    Apr 08, 2013 at 09:34 AM
  6. Article Series: Industrial #SOA by @soacommunity @tbmaier @HajoNormann @dschmied @gschmutz @t_winterberg et al
    Apr 19, 2013 at 11:29 AM
  7. RT @mRainey: . @markrittman's #OBIEE11g Developer's Guide available at #C13DEN.
    Apr 08, 2013 at 09:33 AM
  8. #OBIEE, #ODI and #Hadoop Part 1: So What Is Hadoop, MapReduce and Hive? | @MarkRittman
    Apr 18, 2013 at 11:16 AM
  9. RT @rluttikhuizen: VENNSTER Blog | Oracle User Group Norway 2013, Part 2 | @soacommunity #ougn2013 #ougn
    May 02, 2013 at 11:03 AM
  10. RT @java: JavaOne SF CFP ends today. Submit now!
    Apr 23, 2013 at 11:22 AM

Thursday Oct 18, 2012

ArchBeat Link-o-Rama for 10-18-2012

Thought for the Day

"There is only one thing more painful than learning from experience and that is not learning from experience."

Archibald McLeish
(May 7, 1892 – April 20, 1982)


Friday Sep 28, 2012

ArchBeat Link-o-Rama for 2012-09-28

Thought for the Day

"Simplicity is prerequisite for reliability."

Edsger W. Dijkstra
(May 11, 1930 – August 6, 2002)





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