Thursday Aug 01, 2013

ArchBeat Link-o-Rama for August 1, 2013

Thought for the Day

"Stuff that's hidden and murky and ambiguous is scary because you don't know what it does."

Jerry Garcia
(August 1, 1942 – August 9, 1995)

Source: brainyquote.com

Monday Jun 24, 2013

Archbeat Link-O-Rama Top 10 Facebook Faves - June 16-22, 2013

2,819 people now follow OTN ArchBeat on Facebook. These are the Top 10 most popular items shared there for the week of June 16-22, 2013.

  1. Getting started with Java EE 7: Hands-on in 10 minutes | Lucas Jellema
    Oracle ACE Director and prolific blogger Lucas Jellema offers his take on the Java EE7 release and shares tips and resources to help you on your way.
  2. Not ‘how’ but ‘why’ should you upgrade to JDeveloper & ADF 11.1.1.7.0 | Chris Muir
    Oracle ACE Director Tim Hall and Oracle ADF Product Manager Chris Muir collaborated on this dialog that just might help you in your decision.
  3. OTN Architect Day: Cloud Computing - July 9, Redwood Shores, CA
    You won't need 3D glasses to see the technical sessions at OTN Architect Day: Cloud Computing, July 9, 2013. Redwood Shores, CA. It's free! It's live! Register now!
  4. Video: Frédéric Desbiens: Bringing Java to On-Device iOS and Android Apps (QCon NYC 2013)
    Oracle Application Development Tools product manager Frédéric Desbiens recaps his QCon New York presentation about how Java developers can leverage existing skills to develop enterprise mobile applications.
  5. OEPE 12.1.1.2.2 with GlassFish Tools released | Peter Benedikovic
    Peter Benedikovic's brief post offers an overview of some of the features in the new version of Oracle Enterprise Pack for Eclipse, released in conjunction with the release of Java EE 7.
  6. Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c Configuration Best Practices (Part 2 of 3) | Bethany Lapaglia
    Part 2 of Beth Lapaglia's 3-part series on the most commonly implemented configuration changes to improve performance and operation of a large Enterprise Manager 12c environment focuses on recommended WebLogic Server changes.
  7. Video: Doug Clarke: Polyglot Persistence: From NoSQL to HTML5 (QCon NYC 2013)
    Doug Clarke, EclipseLink Project Lead and Oracle Director of Product Management gives a very condensed version of his QCon New York presentation on "Polyglot Persistence: From NoSQL to HTML5."
  8. Podcast Show Notes: DevOps, Cloud, and Role Creep - Part 2
    Automation and innovation had a huge impact on the manufacturing jobs of years gone by. Is something similar happening to some IT jobs? Oracle ACE Directors Ron Batra, Basheer Khan, and Cary Millsap discuss what's happening in part 2 of this 3-part podcast.
  9. Video: Reza Rahman: Building Java HTML5/WebSocket Applications with JSR 356 (QCon NYC 2013)
    Java EE/GlassFish evangelist Reza Rahman talks about how WebSocket provides "the basis for a new generation of interactive and live Web applications" for mobile developers.
  10. Lessons from Fusion HCM Implementations | Tim Warner
    Oracle ACE Tim Warner shares summaries of the Fusion HCM implementation experiences of several companies, as detailed in presentations at the 2013 Oracle HCM Users Group Conference.

Thought for the Day

"If the mind really is the finest computer, then there are a lot of people out there who need to be rebooted."

Tim Bryce

Source: softwarequotes.com

Monday Mar 25, 2013

OTN ArchBeat Facebook Faves - March 17-23, 2013.

Oracle ADF Product Manager Chris Muir has many fans, apparently. He shows up three times in this list of the Top 10 most popular items shared on the OTN Archbeat Facebook page for the week of March 17-23, 2013.

  1. Oracle SOA Poster-BPEL Process 2.0 by EAIESB | Juergen Kress
    Take down that Kate Upton poster and make room for something that might actually help your career.
  2. Coding Validation in ADF BC View Object Before Commit Method | Andrejus Baranovskis
    Yet another technical post from Oracle ACE Director and prolific blogger Andrejus Baranovskis.
  3. Configuring HA for Oracle WebLogic Server Managed Servers by Using the clsetup Wizard
    A useful and informative post by someone whose parents decided to name their kid "user13377140." d
  4. Tutorial Series: Developing Applications for Oracle Cloud Using OEPE (Eclipse)
    Feed your brain with series of free Oracle Learning Library tutorials on the development and deployment of Java applications to Oracle Cloud using the Oracle Enterprise Pack for Eclipse (OEPE) integrated development environment.
  5. Free Tutorial: Oracle GoldenGate on Exadata: Replication from Oracle 11gR2 to Oracle 11gR2
    From the tutorial description: "Upon completion of this Oracle-By-Example (OBE) tutorial, you will be able to keep two heterogeneous databases synchronized using Oracle GoldenGate (OGG); in this case a Linux Oracle 11gR2 database to an Exadata 11gR2 database."
  6. Video: Automate scanning and capture of content within e-business applications with Oracle WebCenter
    This Oracle Fusion Middleware Screencast takes a high-level look at how Oracle WebCenter Content can automate the scanning and capture of content within e-business applications.
  7. Book review: "SOA Made Simple" | Chris Muir
    "If you're looking for a concise text to articulate defining and progressing with a SOA project, this is for you," says Chris Muir of 'SOA Made Simple,' the new book by Oracle ACE Directors Lonneke Dikmans and Ronald van Luttikhuizen.
  8. Video: ADF Mobile - Integrating the GPS | Chris Muir
      In this video Chris Muir discusses how to integrate the GPS services of your phone or tablet into your ADF Mobile application using three different techniques: the data control palette, the Java APIs, and the JavaScript APIs.
  9. Big Data is the Commercial Supercomputing in the age of Datafication | Alex Gorbachev
    Oracle ACE Director Alex Gorbachev shares his thoughts after reading Jeff Needham's “Disruptive Possibilities: How Big Data Changes Everything.”
  10. Video: ADF Mobile - Integrating SMS | Chris Muir
    Chris Muir discusses how to use your smartphone's SMS facilities via the ADF Mobile data control palette, Java APIs and JavaScript APIs.

Thought for the Day

"Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning."

Bill Gates

Source: softwarequotes.com/

Monday Aug 06, 2012

ArchBeat Link-o-Rama Top 10 for July 29 - August 4, 2012

The Top 10 most popular items shared via my social networks for the week of July 29 - August 4, 2012.

  1. Oracle Announces the Oracle Music Festival San Francisco 2012
    The roster of artists for the Oracle Music Festival at this year's Oracle Open World in San Francisco includes Macy Gray, Joss Stone, The English Beat, The 500s, American Steel, Blues Mix, Dirty Ghosts, The Dodos, Red Meat, Young Prisms, DJ Don Lynch, DJ Josh One, DJ Mei Lwun, DJ Panic City and DJ Zaq -- and that's only a partial list.
  2. Update: Oracle Enterprise Pack for Eclipse
    What's new in OEPE 12c (12.1.1.1.0)? Check it out: Eclipse Juno Support, Oracle ADF Bindings and Data Control Tools, Web Service Security Support WebLogic Server 12c Tools. Does that work for you?
  3. Help Design GlassFish T-shirt | The Aquarium
    If you're like me, you never, ever turn down a free t-shirt. But most of the shirts I get as conference swag end up as pajamas, or rags for polishing guitars. Only the coolest shirts make it out into the daylight on my back. I suspect that a similar attitude may be why Arun Gupta wants to give you a shot at producing the next GlassFish t-shirt. Get the details in this post from The Aquarium blog, and make sure you get your submission in before the August 20 deadline.
  4. Little Features – Big Value! | Tony Scalese
    Oracle ACE Tony Scalese offers a look at some of what he describes as the "hidden gem" features in Oracle Hyperion Financial Data Quality Management.
  5. Which Solaris ISO should I download? | Under the Microscope
    This post from the Oracle Solaris team offers guidance on the right Solaris ISO to download for various environments, which is a much better way to choose the closing your eyes and pointing.
  6. Tips for Hardening an Oracle Linux Server | Lenz Grimmer and James Morris
    While Oracle Linux is designed "secure by default," this article by Lenz Grimmer and James Morris explores a variety of those defaults and administrative approaches that help to minimize vulnerabilities, and provides tips and techniques for hardening an Oracle Linux server.
  7. Oracle Public Cloud Java Service with NetBeans in Early Access | Markus Eisele
    Oracle ACE Director Markus Eisele got to take the Oracle Java Cloud Service for a test drive. Now that he's had a chance to kick the tires he shares in insight in this detailed post.
  8. ADF BC Passivation/Activation and SQL Execution Tuning | Andrejus Baranovskis
    "There is an added cost to passivation/activation - additional SQL execution," says Oracle ACE Director Andrejus Baranovskis. "During an activation event, it's not only temporary data that gets initialized, the complete VO SQL gets executed again." Baranovskis helps you avoid problems with this how-to post and sample application.
  9. Best Practices for Securely Deploying the SPARC SuperCluster T4-4
    Glenn Brunette, Ramesh Nagappan, and Joel Weise examine the security capabilities designed into the SPARC SuperCluster, and describe architectural, deployment, and operational best practices for taking advantage of them in this new article from Oracle Technology Network.
  10. Building an OBIEE Test Lab - Part II | ORACLENERD
    The adventure continues! Oracle ACE Chet "ORACLENERD" Justice celebrates an accomplishment with another installment in his ongoing business intelligence saga.

Thought for the Day

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

Malcolm P. Atkinson

Source: SoftwareQuotes.com

Thursday Aug 02, 2012

ArchBeat Link-o-Rama for 2012-08-02

  • Update: Oracle Enterprise Pack for Eclipse
    What's new in OEPE 12c (12.1.1.1.0)? Check it out: Eclipse Juno Support, Oracle ADF Bindings and Data Control Tools, Web Service Security Support, and WebLogic Server 12c Tools. Does that work for you?
  • Oracle Business Intelligence EE SampleApp v207 (11.1.1.6.2 BP1) Available on OTN
    As reported by Abhinav Agarwal, the Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition app, "has been updated, and is now available as a downloadable Virtual Box Virtual Image (VM). The VM has Oracle BI EE 11.1.1.6.2 BP1, Oracle Database 11.2.0.3.0 (with Apex, OLAP, ODM & ORE), Oracle TimesTen 11.2.2.3.0, Oracle Essbase 11.1.2.1, Oracle Internet Directory, and other Oracle software installed and configured."
  • Most aggravating developer induced headaches for Middleware Administrators | Lucas Jellema
    "Developers create the artifacts that administrators will deploy and manage on the middleware infrastructure," says Oracle ACE Director Lucas Jellema. "These developers can make life easier for the administrators if they adhere to certain best practices in creating and handing over these artifacts. However, out of ignorance, disinterest or lack of time it is unfortunately common for administrators to experience severe frustrations over the work of developers."
  • Building an OBIEE Test Lab - Part II | ORACLENERD
    The adventure continues! Oracle ACE Chet "ORACLENERD" Justice celebrates his accomplishment with another installment in his ongoing business intelligence saga.
  • Little Features – Big Value! | Tony Scalese
    Oracle ACE Tony Scalese offers a look at some of what he describes as the "hidden gem" features in Oracle Hyperion Financial Data Quality Management.
  • Improving the performance of pivot view in OBIEE 10G | Vishal Pathak
    Capgemini's Vishal Pathak illustrates an approach for improving the performance of the pivot view of OBIEE. "Pivot view," Pathak explains, "is the name of a class of representation in which we slice and dice data based on various dimensions. We arrange one dimension on the x axis and another on y axis. The data is then aggregated based on both these dimensions and presented in a grid format."
  • Free WebLogic Server Course | Rene van Wijk
    DIY training! For those eager to learn more about Oracle WebLogic but not so eager to deal with classrooms and instructors, Oracle ACE and popular middleware blogger Rene van Wijk shares information on a free self-directed course covering your favorite application server.

Thought for the Day

"I'm a strong believer in being minimalistic. Unless you actually are going to solve the general problem, don't try and put in place a framework for solving a specific one, because you don't know what that framework should look like."

Anders Hejlsberg

Source: SoftwareQuotes.com

Monday Apr 02, 2012

ArchBeat Top 20 for March 25-31, 2012

The top 20 most-clicked links as shared via my social networks for the week of March 25-31, 2012.

  1. Oracle Cloud Conference: dates and locations worldwide
  2. The One Skill All Leaders Should Work On | Scott Edinger
  3. BPM in Retail Industry | Sanjeev Sharma
  4. Oracle VM: What if you have just 1 HDD system | @yvelikanov
  5. Solution for installing the ADF 11.1.1.6.0 Runtimes onto a standalone WLS 10.3.6 | @chriscmuir
  6. Beware the 'Facebook Effect' when service-orienting information technology | @JoeMcKendrick
  7. Using Oracle VM with Amazon EC2 | @pythianfielding
  8. Oracle BPM: Adding an attachment during the Human Task Initialization | Manh-Kiet Yap
  9. When Your Influence Is Ineffective | Chris Musselwhite and Tammie Plouffe
  10. Oracle Enterprise Pack for Eclipse 12.1.1 update on OTN 
  11. A surefire recipe for cloud failure | @DavidLinthicum 
  12. IT workers bore brunt of offshoring over past decade: analysis | @JoeMcKendrick
  13. Private cloud-public cloud schism is a meaningless distraction | @DavidLinthicum
  14. Oracle Systems and Solutions at OpenWorld Tokyo 2012
  15. Dissing Architects, or "What's wrong with the coffee?" | Bob Rhubart
  16. Validating an Oracle IDM Environment (including a Fusion Apps build out) | @FusionSecExpert
  17. Cookbook: SES and UCM setup | George Maggessy
  18. Red Samurai Tool Announcement - MDS Cleaner V2.0 | @AndrejusB
  19. OSB/OSR/OER in One Domain - QName violates loader constraints | John Graves
  20. Spring to Java EE Migration, Part 3 | @ensode

Thought for the Day

"Inspire action amongst your comrades by being a model to avoid."

Leon Bambrick

Wednesday Mar 28, 2012

ArchBeat Link-o-Rama for 2012-03-28

Thought for the Day

"If the mind really is the finest computer, then there are a lot of people out there who need to be rebooted."

— Tim Bryce

Monday Oct 31, 2011

ArchBeat Link-o-Rama for 10/31/2011

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