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

Friday Mar 14, 2014

ArchBeat Facebook Friday: Top 10 Shared Links - March 7-13, 2014

The Top 10 most popular updates from the OTN ArchBeat Facebook Page from the last seven days (March 7-13, 2014).

  1. Video: Designing for Security - ADF Security and SSO | Frank Nimphius
    Frank Nimphius explains ADF Security as a framework tool, discusses Oracle solutions for SSO with ADF, and offers help in identifying hookpoints in ADF Security that you can use to protect Java EE applications built with ADF.
  2. ArchBeat YouTube Top 10 Videos (Feb 9, 2014 – Mar 10, 2014)
    Whether you're looking for straight up tech how-to or insight from experts in Oracle technologies, you'll find what you need in this list of the top 10 most popular OTN Archbeat YouTube videos for the last 30 days.
  3. MDM and SOA: Be Warned!
    This article, part of the "Industrial SOA" series, offers a motive for using MDM, presents typical variants for possible MDM architecture concepts, and illustrates the interplay of MDM and SOA.
  4. Video: The Future of User Experience | Lucas Jellema and Jeremy Ashley
    Oracle ACE Director Lucas Jellema, CTO of AMIS Services, and Oracle Applications User Experience VP Jeremy Ashley talk about the evolution of UX in this video, and offer a preview of what's in store for those participating in the AMIS UX Expo in Nieuwegein, NL on March 18.
  5. Technology is breaking open silos, can it do the same with bureaucracies? | Joe McKendrick
    Who will win the war between Information technology and bureaucracies? ZDNet columnist Joe McKendrick that "IT will win many battles, but bureaucracies will win the war. " Yikes! What do you think?
  6. FAQ: Oracle and Verizon Cloud
    Oracle is now working with Verizon to help customers benefit from the cloud by offering Oracle Database and Oracle Fusion Middleware on Verizon’s cloud infrastructure. This FAQ answers key questions about how you can take advantage of this new relationship.
  7. Oracle GoldenGate: Coordinated Apply | Loren Penton
    Do you know how to use Oracle GoldenGate 12c's Coordinated Apply feature to spawn multiple OGG Replicat processes from one parameter file? You will -- after you read solution architect Loren Penton's article.
  8. Implementing Data Caching and Data Syncing | Steven Davelaar
    Steven Davelaar shares information on a a free JDeveloper extension called the "ADF Mobile Persistence Sample," developed by the Oracle A-Team. The post includes a link to a video demo.
  9. Podcast: Stop Worrying and Learn to Love Disruptive Tech - Part 3
    In the final segment in the series Oracle ACE Directors Ron Batra, Basheer Khan, and Floyd Teter advise you to roll with the changes: think big, start small, and learn fast in order to turn trends into professional evolution.
  10. Video: Designing For Security - Security Principles and Patterns | Frank Nimphius
    Frank Nimphius discusses security design principles and patterns, as well as input validation options in Oracle ADF and JavaServer Faces.

Thought for the Day

"When you are courting a nice girl an hour seems like a second. When you sit on a red-hot cinder a second seems like an hour. That's relativity."

Albert Einstein, theoretical physicist
(March 14, 1879 – April 18, 1955)

Source: brainyquote.com

Friday Mar 07, 2014

ArchBeat Facebook Friday: Top 10 Shared Links - February 28 - March 6, 2014

The Top 10 most popular updates from the OTN ArchBeat Facebook Page over the last seven days (February 28 - March 6, 2014).

  1. SOA's People Problem
    Sometimes the biggest obstacle to successful SOA has little to do with technology. Community leaders share insight in this article from the latest issue of Oracle Magazine.
  2. IoT Developer Challenge | Java.net
    Want to win a free trip to JavaOne 2014 in San Francisco? Enter the Java.net Internet of Things Developer Challenge. Click the link for the details.
  3. Dynamic endpoint binding in Oracle SOA Suite | Alexander Daeubler
    "Sometimes a BPEL process instance has to determine at run-time which implementation of a web service interface is to be called," explains Alexander Daeubler. His post shows you how to achieve that using dynamic endpoint binding.
  4. Programmatic Identity Assertion with Oracle Platform Security Services | Shailesh K. Mishra
    This short article from a member of the Oracle Identity Manager team shows how programmatic identity assertion can be performed using OPSS APIs in cases where code must run under the security context of a runtime identity.
  5. IT-Security (Part 2): WebLogic Server and Oracle Platform Security Services | Mohammad Esad-Djou
    In part two of his series Mohammad Esad-Djo examines different perspectives on the Oracle Platform Security Services (OPSS).
  6. Video: Face to Faces with Oracle ACEs
    This week business intelligence expert Stewart Bryson made the transition from Oracle ACE to Oracle ACE Director. Get to know Stewart and several other ACEs in this collection of interviews from the OTN ArchBeat YouTube Channel.
  7. Oracle Identity Manager 11gR2 Reconciliation Events Processing | Firdaus Fraz
    This article discusses available options and the associated limitations for reconciliation and the sequencing of reconciliation events in Oracle Identity Manager
  8. Two Really Cool Approaches to Payment | David Dorf
    Tired of carrying a wallet? David Dorf shares his perspective on two payment solutions and where mobile phone payment systems might be headed.
  9. Diagnosing Intermittent Authentication Failures and User Lock Outs in Oracle WebLogic | Shailesh K. Mishra
    Shailesh K. Mishrah makes his second appearance on this Top 10 list with this article on using available debug flags and log files to diagnose login failures in Oracle WebLogic.
  10. Strategies for managing OAAM to OAM connections in production | Rob Otto
    Solution architect Rob Otto's post examines a number of strategies for configuring the connectivity between Oracle Access Manager and Oracle Adaptive Access Manager in order to provide scalability and high availability for production deployments.

Thought for the Day

"Succeeding is not really a life experience that does that much good. Failing is a much more sobering and enlightening experience."

Michael Eisner, American businessman
(Born March 7, 1942)

Source: brainyquote.com

Thursday Mar 06, 2014

Security and Identity Management: New Tech Articles

Just this morning I received yet another message in my personal inbox with the subject line "Important Security Information." Security is a perennial hot topic in IT circles, but it seems black-hat hackers are keeping themselves especially busy these days. If you're security-minded, these recent additions to OTN's collection of technical articles just might come in handy.

For the latest articles, blogs, and other community resources focused on security, visit OTN's Topic: Security.

Monday Feb 03, 2014

Latest OTN Architect Community Technical Articles

There are easier ways to extract insight and expertise from the brains of experts in Oracle technologies. For instance, when asked, many will happily convert that expertise into OTN technical articles. Here's list of OTN articles for architects published in the last 30 days.

Want more? You'll find an extensive list of articles here.

Want to publish your technical article on OTN? Contact me at bob DOT rhubart AT oracle DOT com. 

Friday Jan 24, 2014

ArchBeat Facebook Friday: Top 10 Shared Links - January 17-22, 2014

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

  1. Photos from the OTN Lounge
    A dozen photos of people engaged in various activities in the OTN Lounge at OOW13. I meant to upload them right after OpenWorld, before they wandered into some dark corner of my hard drive, only to be found last week. Better late than never...
  2. Working with Oracle Security Token Service in an Architecture Involving WebLogic and OSB | Ronaldo Fernandes
    Ronaldo Fernandes slaved for hours risking carpal tunnel damage to write this step by step guide to creating a single sign-on between Oracle WebLogic and Oracle Service Bus using Oracle Security Token Service (OSTS) to generate SAML tokens.
  3. Work for Oracle: Course/Curriculum Developer/Trainer
    Work for Oracle! A position is open for a Course/Curriculum Developer/Trainer, to develop customer / partner / internal training for the Fusion Middleware, Java Platform, Database, and Enterprise Management products. Redwood City, CA. Click the link for more information.
  4. Critical Patch Update for Oracle Fusion Middleware - CPU January 2014 | Daniel Mortimer
    Daniel Mortimer shares links and other resources relevant to the Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory for January 2014.
  5. Using OUD as a WebLogic Authentication Provider | Sylvain Duloutre
    Oracle Directory Integration Team software architect Sylvain Duloutre discusses the technical details behind the use of Oracle Unified Directory as an external authentication provider for Oracle WebLogic.
  6. Your SOA Governance Homework for the Week
    Your homework for the week: watch two video interviews with SOA Governance experts, read a book by one of those experts, read an OTN technical article by two other SOA Governance experts, all in preparation for an upcoming OTN ArchBeat Podcast on, that's right, SOA Governance. You'll find links to all of those resources in this blog post.
  7. OBIEE, Cloudera Hadoop & Hive/Impala Part 2: Load Data into Hive Tables, Analyze using Hive
    Oracle ACE Director Mark Rittman continues his series with a post that focuses on using a tool called Hue "to upload some flight delays stats from OBIEE’s SampleApp / Exalytics demos, create Hive tables over those files and then analyse them first using Hive, and then using Cloudera Impala."
  8. Large enterprises purposely build walls between developers and operators | Joe McKendrick
    "DevOps encourages informal, spontaneous and collaborative connections between developers and computer operators," says ZDNet columnist Joe McKendrick. "Everything that large organizations seek to reduce."
  9. Endeca Information Discovery 3.1 VM Download | Mike Hallett
    Want to download Endeca Information Discovery 3.1 as a self-contained VM appliance? Read Mike Hallet's blog post for the details.
  10. Successful BI Apps Implementation Part 2: BI Apps 7.9.6 | Michael Stanhope
    Part 1 of Michael Stanhope's series gave you an introduction to Oracle Business Intelligence Apps and the project lifecycle. In part2 Stanhope takes a deep technical dive into BI Apps 7.9.6.

Thought for the Day

"It's pointless to have a nice clean desk, because it means you're not doing anything."

Michio Kaku, theoretical physicist
(born January 24, 1947)

Source: brainyquote.com

Wednesday Jan 08, 2014

Winter 2014 edition of OTech Magazine now available

The Winter 2014 edition of OTech Magazine is now available. This free online publication, the brain-child of Oracle ACE Director Douwe Pieter van den Bos, publishes, "news stories, credible rumors and how-to's covering a variety of topics."

The latest issue includes 16 articles on Fusion Middleware, SOA, NoSQL, data security, OBI, ODI, WebCenter, and more. Contributing authors include:

  • Ronald van Luttikhuizen
  • Peter Lorenzen
  • Biju Thomas
  • Robert Honeyman
  • Troy Allen
  • Douwe Pieter van den Bos
  • Lucas Jellema
  • Sten Vesterli
  • James Anthony
  • Lonneke Dikmans
  • Simon Haslam
  • Marcel van de Glind – Data Security in Case Management
  • Aldo Schaap
  • Neil Sellers
  • Ahmed Aboulnaga
  • Bertrand Drouvot – ASM Metrics
  • Gurcan Orhan
  • Raoul Miller

That's a whole lot of expertise in one place. Do yourself a favor and check it out: http://www.otechmag.com/2014/otech-magazine-winter-2014/

Monday Dec 23, 2013

Oh, that kind of Identity Management! Two New Articles

If you think the term "Identity Management" refers to something a celebrity hires a public relations firm to do after showing up for an interview with a gallon of bourbon and no pants, it is unlikely that you'll have any interest in two new articles now available on OTN.

But if your responsibilities include working with Oracle Identity Manager in order to control who goes where and does what with enterprise systems, these articles just might help you avoid your own embarrassing situation.

Oracle Identity Manager 11gR2 Reconciliation Events Processing
by Firdaus Fraz
Firdaus Fraz is Principal Solutions Architect with the Oracle Fusion Middleware Identity Management A-Team. Her latest OTN article she explores that available options and the associated limitations for reconciliation and the sequencing of reconciliation events in Oracle Identity Manager.

Programmatic Identity Assertion with Oracle Platform Security Services
by Shailesh K. Mishra
This short article from a member of the Oracle Identity Manager team shows how programmatic identity assertion can be performed using OPSS APIs in cases where code must run under the security context of a runtime identity.

Looking for more articles on Identity and Security? Click here!

Thursday Dec 05, 2013

ArchBeat Link-o-Rama for December 5, 2013

  1. Oracle Linux and Oracle VM will be Featured at Dell World 2013 | Zeynep Koch
    Information on Oracle Linux and Virtualization sessions, demos, and other resources you'll find at Dell World 2013 in Austin, TX, December 11-13, 2013.
  2. Hackergarten at Conferences | Yolande Poirier
    In this video report from Devoxx Java Source's Yolande Poirier interviews senior architects Andres Almiray and Swen Reimers about the hackagarten events they organize.
  3. Video: Design - Task Flow Transaction Options | Chris Muir
    Chris Muir discusses transaction options in bounded task flows, what they are designed to do, and when to use them in your ADF applications.
  4. My vJUG Session: Don’t Be That Guy! Developer Security Awareness | Markus Eisele
    Oracle ACE Director Markus Eisele shares the video of his recent vJUG session "Don't be that guy! Developer Security Awareness."
  5. The Next Big Wave: Explore mobile frontiers with Oracle ADF Mobile | Frank Nimphius
    "Enterprise developers adding mobile as an access channel to enterprise business systems need to maintain the same data validation, business logic, and security levels as for traditional applications," says Frank Nimphius. Read his article to learn more.
  6. Setting up a Maven Repository Manager with Artifactory | Mark Nelson
    Mark Nelson's how-to post examines the use of the community version of Artifactory from JFrog to set up a binary repository.
  7. OAAM OTP code generation configuration | Viral Kamdar
    Viral Kamdar's short post offers useful how-to info on One Time Password code generation in Oracle Adaptive Access Manager.

Thought for the Day

"I love Mickey Mouse more than any woman I have ever known."

Walt Disney
(December 5, 1901 – December 15, 1966)

Source: brainyquote.com




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