Friday Nov 20, 2015

Facebook Friday: Top Ten Posts for November 13-19, 2015

Some people are inspired to get up and dance after seeing the weekly Top 10 list of the  most popular OTN ArchBeat Facebook Page updates. How will you react after seeing the list for November 13 - 19, 2015?

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Friday Oct 23, 2015

Facebook Friday: Top Ten Posts for October 16 - 22, 2015

Here it is, the last OTN ArchBeat Facebook Top 10 list before Oracle OpenWorld, covering October 16 - 22, 2015. And here I am in my oldest OTN OpenWorld t-shirt.

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Tuesday Aug 18, 2015

Twitter Tuesday: Top 10 Tweets - August 11-17, 2015

Is Oracle technology in your DNA? Then check this list of the Top 10 tweets from @OTNArchBeat for the last seven days, August 11-17, 2015.

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Friday Jun 12, 2015

Facebook Friday: Top 10 ArchBeat Posts for the Week - June 5 - 11, 2015

Keep an eye on this list of the Top 10 most popular updates from the OTN ArchBeat Facebook Page from the last seven days, June 5 - 11, 2015.

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Friday Mar 20, 2015

Facebook Friday: Top 10 ArchBeat Posts for the Week - March 13-19, 2015

Pour yourself a hot beverage and enjoy this list of the The Top 10 most popular updates from the OTN ArchBeat Facebook Page from the last seven days, March 13-19, 2015.

  1. Protecting and Accessing Resources with OAuth in Oracle Access Manager | Ronaldo Fernandes
    Oracle principal consultant Ronaldo Fernandes demonstrates how to configure OAM to protect a service hosted on WebLogic Server as well as a Web Application (also hosted on WebLogic) consuming it, using 3-legged OAuth flow.
  2. OAUX Tidbits | The AppsLab
    The Oracle AppsLab team is bunch of cool people doing cool things. Want to know where they will be? Read Jake's post, which includes, "some rapid fire tidbits about upcoming and recently past Oracle Applications User Experience (@usableapps) events."
  3. REST Service Access with A-Team Mobile Persistence Accelerator | Andrejus Baranovskis
    In this post, Oracle ACE Director Andrejus Baranovskis allows you to peer over his shoulder as he tests the A-Team Mobile Persistence Accelerator (AMPA) in the context of a use case that involves Oracle MAF 2.1, Alta UI, and Oracle Mobile Suite.
  4. Oracle Identity Manager 11G R2 PS2 Catalog Cart Items Customization | Venkat Kurri
    Venkat Kurri's article shows you step-by-step how to use Oracle Identity Manager's (OIM) user interface customization capabilities to customize OIM Catalog Cart Items.
  5. White Paper: Introduction to the Oracle Stream Explorer and Event Processing without Software Coding | Ricardo Ferreira
    This paper by Ricardo Ferreira, a principal member of Oracle's Cloud Integration Solution Architecture Team, provides a solid introduction to Oracle Stream Explorer's main product features and shows you step-by-step how to develop a sample application based on an interesting case study.
  6. Deploying SOA Suite 12c artifacts from Nexus | Maarten Smeets
    This post by Maarten Smeets describes the "steps required to get your Continuous Delivery efforts going and how to deploy an artifact from the Nexus repository to a SOA Suite runtime environment."
  7. Protecting users and their emails after FA-P2T on Cloud environments | Thiago Leoncio
    Oracle A-Team solution architect Thiago Leoncio's article covers the post-process of a Fusion Applications Production-to-Test (FA-P2T) procedure, and shows how to deal with unwanted information produced in the test environment.
  8. Podcast: Customizing the Oracle EBS User Experience
    APEX? Forms? OBI? Excel? An expert panel debates the relative merits of various solutions for customizing the Oracle EBS user experience.
  9. Video Tech Tip: Evaluating Oracle Endeca | Bill Smith
    In this 2 Minute Tech Tip, Bill Smith, Chief Architect at Vendita Technology Group and co-author of "Master Competitive Analytics with Oracle Endeca Information Discovery," (2014, McGraw-Hill) presents a quickie overview of Endeca and even quickier tip on how you can evaluate Endeca for yourself.
  10. Video: Innovation, Technology, and User Experience | Andrew Sutherland and Jeremy Ashley
    Last Friday I had a lot of fun talking with Dr. Andrew Sutherland and Jeremy Ashley about how fun is infiltrating enterprise technology, and about their keynote address at the upcoming OBUG Experience 2015 event in Eindhoven, NL. Watch the video for a dose of infectious enthusiasm.

Tuesday Nov 18, 2014

Twitter Tuesday: Top 10 Tweets - November 11-17, 2014

You may ask yourself, "What were the Top 10 most popular tweets among the 3,314 followers of @OTNArchBeat for the last seven days?" Or you may not. I'm not a mind-reader. But if you do ask yourself that question, you'll find the the answer below.

  1. ODTUG Mobile Day Reston, VA Dec 2. Presos by @miaurman @ERoske @sspendol @Kevin_McGinley, others
    Nov 11, 2014 at 02:00 PM
  2. Podcast: #ODI Talk-a-Thon with @gurcan_orhan @stewartbryson @XofDup @cameronlackpour @mrainey
    Nov 11, 2014 at 09:00 AM
  3. RT @sfonplsql: My first Two Minute #plsql Tech Tip for @OTNArchBeat. Banish spaghetti code with nested subprograms.
    Nov 14, 2014 at 12:57 PM
  4. Securing Mobile Apps and Data in a BYOD World, by @1ndus > Part of FREE OTN Virtual Tech Summit Nov 18
    Nov 11, 2014 at 08:00 PM;
  5. A better way to do virtualization? Getting to know #Docker, by @markxnelson @biemond @joelith
    Nov 17, 2014 at 02:14 PM
  6. Podcast: #ODI expert panel: @gurcan_orhan @stewartbryson @XofDup @cameronlackpour @mrainey
    Nov 13, 2014 at 09:01 PM
  7. Managing WebLogic Server and Deployed Applications in DMZ and Other Network Setups | Martin Heinzl
    Nov 13, 2014 at 11:00 AM
  8. 4-Part Tech Article Series: Oracle Identity Management in the Enterprise #oim #security
    Nov 13, 2014 at 08:00 AM
  9. Don't Rewrite! Reuse! Architecture for Mobile Enablement, by @jeffmdavies > Part of FREE OTN Tech Summit Nov 18
    Nov 13, 2014 at 12:00 PM
  10. Podcast: #ODI expert panel: @gurcan_orhan @stewartbryson @XofDup @cameronlackpour @mrainey
    Nov 13, 2014 at 09:00 AM

Friday Oct 31, 2014

Facebook Friday: Top 10 ArchBeat Posts for the week - Oct 24-30, 2014

This man, one of 5,717 people following the OTN ArchBeat Facebook Page, became so engrossed in the articles, videos, and podcasts regularly featured there that he forgot to finish shaving.

Here is this week's list of the Top 10 most popular items on that page, October 24-30, 2014.

  1. Creating Domains with WLST | Martin Heinz
    This sample chapter from Advanced WebLogic Server Automation: Administration and Monitoring with WLST and JMX, by Martin HeinzlThe chapter starts with the minimal domain, then expands into a "comprehensive but flexible example of how to create a domain with a number of important features."
  2. MFT – Setting up SFTP Transfers using Key-based Authentication | Shub Lahiri
    A step-by-step technical how-to from Fusion Middleware A-Team solution architect Shub Lahiri.
  3. Oracle Identity Manager: Implementing Additional Request Information | Nitin Patel
    Nitin Patel's article offers detailed step-by-step technical instructions for implementing the Additional Request Information feature in Oracle Identity Manager.
  4. Creating a Mobile-Optimized REST API Using Oracle Service Bus – Part 3 | Steven Davelaar
    Fusion Middleware solution architect Steven Davelaar continues his series with a look at how to implement the expandDetails query parameter in the /departments GET resource covered in Part 1 and how to implement the POST and PUT methods to create and update a department.
  5. Network File System (NFS) Considerations for Fusion Applications | Roland Koenn
    Network File System (NFS) is used with the majority of Fusion Applications deployments to satisfy the requirement for shared storage. But using NFS correctly can present a challenge, typically because of incorrect settings. Solution architect Roland Koenn's article provides a baseline for most environments that can be a basis for a review of the current or planned settings.
  6. 3 Questions on Microservices: An OTN Community Discussion
    Your responses to three questions on microservices could be quoted in an upcoming article in Oracle Magazine. Click the link to share your insight
  7. Facebook Friday: Top 10 ArchBeat Posts for the week - Oct 17-23, 2014
    Are there androids among the 5,578 fans of the OTN ArchBeat Facebook Page? We may never know. But those fans made these posts the Top 10 most popular for the past seven days (October 17-23, 2014). Topics covered include #jdeveloper #microservices #oam #obiee #webcenter.
  8. Submitting an ESS Job Request from BPEL in SOA 12c | David Xu
    This article by David XU shows you how to use the new “Schedule Job”, in JDeveloper to submit an ESS job request from a BPEL process.
  9. Top 5 Archbeat Blog Posts - Sept 30 to Oct 29
    The answer to the question, "What were the most popular posts on the OTN ArchBeat Blog for the last 30 days?" is right here. Topics covered include ADF, Essbase, Fusion Middleware, Oracle 12c, and WebCenter.
  10. Oracle VM 3.3 and Oracle Virtual Networking | Daniel Ritzman and Satinder Nijjar
    Authors Daniel Ritzman and Satinder Nijjar outline the steps for Oracle VM Server configuration, Fabric Manager Configuration, and Oracle VM configuration needed to provision virtual network interface cards (vNICs) onto Oracle VM Server.

Tuesday Sep 16, 2014

Twitter Tuesday - Top 10 @ArchBeat Tweets - September 9-15, 2014

The guy in the photo is not one of the 3,122 people following @OTNArchBeat on Twitter, which may explain his unfortunate job situation. But among those 3,122 people, the following tweets, featuring content from across the community, were the Top 10 for the last seven days, September 9-15, 2014.

  1. Marrying the Worlds of #ADF and #HTML 5 | @LucasJellema #angularjs
    Sep 15, 2014 at 08:41 AM
  2. Why Join the #JavaOne #GlassFish Community Events? | @Reza_Rahman
    Sep 10, 2014 at 12:44 PM
  3. Using Oracle #GoldenGate for Trickle-Feeding #RDBMS Transactions into #Hive and #HDFS | @MarkRittman.
    Sep 11, 2014 at 10:11 AM
  4. Video: 2 Minute Tech Tip by @LucasJellema on #Vagrant #Puppet #Docker and #Packer
    Sep 11, 2014 at 09:48 AM
  5. Podcast: Developing Enterprise #Mobile Apps w/ @lucb_ @stevendavelaar @chriscmuir @fnimphiu
    Sep 15, 2014 at 10:33 AM
  6. "The question is no longer whether to migrate to #HTML5, but when," says Alan Arthur Katz @TSS_dotcom
    Sep 11, 2014 at 10:03 AM
  7. Analyzing Twitter Data using #Datasift, #MongoDB, #Hive and #ODI12c | @MarkRittman.
    Sep 9, 2014 at 11:59 AM
  8. #SOA12c: Creating SOA Project Templates for Reusing SOA Composite Designs | Joe Greenwald
    Sep 11, 2014 at 11:32 AM
  9. RT @debralilley: Over 110 signed up for our 12 short talks on 12c EMEA session at #OOW14, #eouc #ukoug
    Sep 10, 2014 at 04:42 PM
  10. #OIM : Implementing Additional Request Information | Nitin Patel
    Sep 15, 2014 at 09:51 AM

Friday Aug 22, 2014

ArchBeat Facebook Friday: Top 10 Posts - August 15-21, 2014

As hot as molten rock? Not quite. But among the 5,313 fans of the OTN ArchBeat Facebook Page these Top 10 items were the hottest over the past seven days, August 15-21, 2014.

  1. Oracle BPM 12c Gateways (Part 1 of 5): Exclusive Gateway | Antonis Antoniou
    Oracle ACE Associate Antonis Antoniou begins a five-part series with a look at In the gateway control flow components in Oracle BPM and how they can be used to process flow.
  2. Slicing the EDG: Different SOA Domain Configurations | Antony Reynolda
    Antony Reynolds introduces three different configurations for a SOA environment and identifies some of the advantages for each.
  3. How to introduce DevOps into a moribund corporate culture | ZDNet
    Confused about DevOPs? This post from ZDNet's Joe McKendrick -- which includes insight from Phil Whelan -- just might clear some of the fog.
  4. Oracle Identity Manager Role Management With API | Mustafa Kaya
    Mustafa Kaya shares some examples of role management using the Oracle Identity Management API.
  5. Podcast: Redefining Information Management Architecture
    Oracle Enterprise Architect Andrew Bond joins Oracle ACE Directors Mark Rittman and Stewart Bryson for a conversation about their collaboration on a new Oracle Information Management Reference Architecture.
  6. WebCenter Sites Demo Integration with Endeca Guided Search | Micheal Sullivan
    A-Team solution architect Michael Sullivan shares the details on a demo that illustrates the viability of integrating WebCenter Sites with Oracle Endeca.
  7. Wearables in the world of enterprise applications? Yep.
    Oh yeah, wearables are a THING. Here's a look at how the Oracle Applications User Experience team has been researching wearables for inclusion in your future enterprise applications.
  8. Getting Started With The Coherence Memcached Adaptor | David Felcey
    Let David Felcey show you how to configure the Coherence Memcached Adaptor, and take advantage of his simple PHP example that demonstrates how Memecached clients can connect to a Coherence cluster.
  9. OTN Architect Community Newsletter - August Edition
    A month's worth of hot stuff, all in one spot. Featuring articles on Java, Coherence, WebLogic, Mobile and much more.
  10. 8,853 Conversations About Oracle WebLogic
    Do you have a question about WebLogic? Do you have an answer to a question about WebLogic? You need to be here.

Friday Jun 27, 2014

ArchBeat Facebook Friday: Top 10 Posts - June 20-26, 2014

Among the 5,200 people fans of the OTN ArchBeat Facebook Page these are the Top Ten posts for the last seven days, June 20-26, 2014.

  1. Mark Your Calendar! OTN Virtual Technology Summit - July 9
    Register now for the OTN Virtual Technology Summit, featuring four tracks and more than a dozen sessions. The middleware track focuses on "The Architecture of Analytics: Big Time Big Data and Business Intelligence," with four sessions by BI experts, covering OBIEE, ODI, Endeca Information Discovery, and so much more.
  2. Leveraging Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition Within a Big Data Architecture | Kevin McGinley
    This session by Oracle ACE Director Kevin McGinley is just one of four in the middleware track in the free OTN Virtual Technology Summit, July 9. The middleware track focuses on Big Data, Business Intelligence, and the Architecture of Analytics.
  3. Virus-Proofing Oracle WebCenter Content 11g with Oracle API Gateway 11g | Marcelo Parisi
    Marcelo Parisi's article is a proof-of-concept for a basic infrastructure re-architecture and software configuration needed to implement a basic virus-checking routine on files before they get to Oracle WebCenter Content.
  4. Video: Advanced WebLogic Server Automation | Martin Heinzl
    Want to learn how to use WLST and JMX to automate the administration and monitoring of Oracle WebLogic Server? Then you've hit the jackpot! This post on the OTN ArchBeat blog includes a video interview with expert Martin Heinzl and a sample chapter from his book, Advanced WebLogic Server Automation.
  5. Monitoring OIM R2 PS2 Orchestration | Daniel Gralewski
    A-Team solution architect Daniel Gralewski illustrates how to use the new feature in Oracle Identity Manager R2 PS2 ( that allows monitoring of OIM orchestration processes through Enterprise Manager console.
  6. Diagnosing Intermittent Authentication Failures and User Lock Outs in Oracle WebLogic | Shailesh K. Mishrah
    Shailesh K. Mishrah shows you how login failures in Oracle WebLogic can be diagnosed with the help of available debug flags and log files.
  7. Video: Manos libres y vista al frente: Con el futuro puesto
    Orejas peludas? Lentes chistosos? Que no te engañen -- La tecnología ponible es un negocio serio. En este video los Desarrolladores en UX de Oracle, Sarahi Mireles y Noel Portugal hablan un poco sobre algunos dispositivos que ya se encuentran en el mercado y como la tecnología está cambiando la manera en que las personas -- y las compañías -- interactúan con la información.

    [Watch the English-language version of this video: Heads Up and Hands Free: Wearing the Future]
  8. OIM Catalog Metadata Based Tagging | Alex Lopez
    Oracle Identity Manager can be customized to enable filtered catalog searches based on Catalog Item’s Metadata (CIM). A-team architect Alex Lopez's article discusses the details of the API's that can be used to retrieve the metadata from a Catalog Item and set the user defined tags value.
  9. ArchBeat Facebook Friday: Top 10 Shared Links - June 13-19, 2014
    Over the past week I've shared links to a variety of blogs, articles, videos and more, covering topics and technologies of interest to architects and developers, including ADF, GlassFish, Java EE, OBIEE, WebCenter, and WebLogic. Click the link for that week's list of the ten most popular items.
  10. Podcast: Going Mobile - Developing Enterprise Mobile Apps
    This four-part OTN ArchBeat Podcast series is devoted to a discussion about bringing mobility to the enterprise, and how architects and developers can take advantage of the opportunities in the evolution of mobile application development.



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