Tuesday Nov 19, 2013

ArchBeat Link-o-Rama for November 19, 2013

Thought for the Day

"The truth will set you free, but first it will make you miserable."

James A. Garfield, 20th President of the United States
(November 19, 1831 – September 19, 1881)

Source: brainyquote.com

Thursday Sep 05, 2013

Video: Steffo Weber on Identity Management and Oracle API Gateway

Identity management architect Steffo Weber's OTN article Protecting IDPs from Malformed SAML Requests offers a concise yet detailed technical dive into how you can use Oracle API Gateway as an XML firewall to protect Oracle Identity Federation from receiving malformed SAML requests. Steffo shares a bit of background on the article in this short video interview.

You'll find more interviews with members of the OTN architect community here: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLTwx5YGQHdjlvZrZ47I0IrfRj8V7Cdxhe

Friday Aug 30, 2013

ArchBeat Link-o-Rama for August 30, 2013

  1. Smart View hangs on Studio Drill through issue | Glenn Schwartzberg
    Business Intelligence expert and Oracle ACE Director Glenn Schwartzberg shares insight gained in discovering that the solution to a problem was something that made no sense.
  2. Visualizing the Coherence Datagram Test | Andy Nguyen
    Where does he find the time? Here's another post from solution architect Andy Nguyen, this time covering the Coherence Datagram Test, a tool that "sends and receives UDP packets between two ore more machines to evaluate the health and performance of the network between those machines."
  3. Podcast: "Getting Started with Oracle SOA B2B Integration"
    In this Oracle Author Podcast, Krishnaprem Bhatia, Alan Perlovsky, and Scott Haaland talk about their new book, "Getting Started with Oracle SOA B2B Integration: A Hands-On Tutorial."
  4. Bulk loading a Coherence cache from an Oracle Database | Andy Nguyen
    Solution architect Andy Nguyen shares tech tips on using the Coherence Invocation Service when pre-loading data from an Oracle Database table into an Oracle Coherence cache.
  5. Webcast: SANS Institute Analyst Review: Oracle Audit Vault and Database Firewall
    Most organizations do a lousy job of monitoring unauthorized changes to their databases. In this webcast SANS Institute senior instructor Tanya Baccam will discuss the importance of monitoring database activity for security and compliance and will offer her review of Oracle Audit Vault and Database Firewall.
  6. How to Recover the RPD Repository Password in Fusion Applications or OBIEE | Richard Williams
    Without an RPD Repository Password the BI Administration tool can't open the RPD file, and the RPD file cannot be published. Solution architect Richard Williams' article provides the steps on how to retrieve the password should it be lost or forgotten.
  7. Podcast: Java EE 7, HTML 5, and Mobile App Development - Part 2
    Two Java evangelists, an Oracle ADF expert, and an EclipseLink project lead walk into a room... There's no punchline, but there is 10 minutes of insightful conversation about how Java developers can leverage their existing skills to get their piece of the mobile app development pie.

Thought for the Day

"Chains of habit are too light to be felt until they are too heavy to be broken."

Warren Buffett, American business magnate
(Born August 30, 1930r)

Source: brainyquote.com

Thursday Aug 08, 2013

ArchBeat Link-o-Rama for August 8, 2013

Thought for the Day

"Pick a flower on Earth and you move the farthest star."

Theoretical Physicist and Nobel Laureate Paul Dirac
(August 8, 1902 – October 20, 1984)

Source: brainyquote.com

Tuesday Aug 06, 2013

ArchBeat Link-o-Rama for August 6, 2013

Thought for the Day

"It is the lone worker who makes the first advance in a subject; the details may be worked out by a team, but the prime idea is due to enterprise, thought, and perception of an individual."

Alexander Fleming
(August 6, 1881 – March 11, 1955)

Source: brainyquote.com

Monday Aug 05, 2013

Archbeat Link-O-Rama Top 10 Facebook Faves for July 28- August 3, 2013

Last week links to more more than three dozen technical blog posts, events, and other items of community interest were posted on the OTN ArchBeat Facebook Page. The list below represents the Top 10 most popular of those items.

  1. Webcast: Latest Security Innovations in Oracle Database 12c
    Oracle Database 12c includes more new security capabilities than any other release in Oracle history! In this webcast Roxana Bradescu (Director, Oracle Database Security Product Management) will discuss these capabilities and answer your questions. (Registration required.)
  2. Protecting IDPs from Malformed SAML Requests | Steffo Weber
    Indentity management architect Steffo Weber shows you how to use Oracle API Gateway as an XML firewall to protect Oracle Identity Federation from receiving malformed SAML requests.
  3. Customizing specific instances of a WebCenter task flow | Jeevan Joseph
    Fusion Middleware A-Team solution architect Jeevan Joseph strikes again with this article that explains "how to set up parameters on MDS customization so that it is applied only under certain conditions...making it possible to customize individual instances of task flows,"
  4. Running the Managed Coherence Servers Example in WebLogic Server 12c | Tim Middleton
    FMW solution architect Tim Middleton shares the technical details on the new Managed Coherence Servers feature and outlines how you can run the sample application available with a WebLogic Server 12.1.2 install. Source: pub.vi
  5. Steps to configure SAML 2.0 with Weblogic Server | Puneeth
    The blogger known only as Punteeth shares an illustrated technical post that will be of interest to those working with Oracle WebLogic and the Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML).
  6. JAX-WS SOAP over JMS | Edwin Biemond
    Oracle ACE Edwin Biemond shows you "all the necessary JDeveloper steps to create a SOAP over JMS JAX-WS Web Service...and generate a Web Service Proxy client to invoke this service."
  7. Video: Quick Intro to WebLogic Maven Plugin 12.1.2 | Mark Nelson
    This YouTube video by FMW solution architect Mark Nelson offers a quick introduction to the basics of installing and using the new Oracle WebLogic 12.1.2 Maven Plugin.
  8. Case Management In-Depth: Cases & Case Activities Part 1 – Acivity Scope | Mark Foster
    FMW solution architect Mark Foster kicks off a new series with a look at the decisions made on the scope of BPM process case activities.
  9. WebLogic 12.1.2 Nodemanager Bug (?) | Dr. Frank Munz
    Dr. Frank Munz sacrificed his lunch hour to this post that just might save you some money on aspirin.
  10. Oracle SOA Suite | Oracle Forums
    Have a question about Oracle SOA Suite? Have an answer to a question about Oracle SOA Suite? The discussion is happening in the SOA Suite Discussion Forum.

Thought for the Day

"I was always tearing stuff apart to see how it worked."

Adam Yauch
(August 5, 1964 – May 4, 2012)

Source: brainyquote.com

Friday Aug 02, 2013

ArchBeat Link-o-Rama for August 2, 2013

Thought for the Day

"The main goal in life career-wise should always be to try to get paid to simply be yourself."

Kevin Smith
(Born August 2, 1970)

Source: brainyquote.com

Monday Jul 29, 2013

Archbeat Link-O-Rama Top 10 Facebook Faves for July 21-27, 2013

As of today the OTN ArchBeat Facebook Page has 3,569 fans. Listed below are the Top 10 most popular items posted there for the week of July 21-27, 2013.

  1. GoldenGate and Oracle Data Integrator - A Perfect Match - Part 3: Real-time ETL Challenge | Michael Rainey
    In the final post in his series Michael Rainey focuses on ODI Change Data Capture (CDC) and options to using change data in downstream ETL processes.
  2. Supporting multiple ebMS service versions in Oracle B2B | Ronald van Luttikhuizen
    "Versioning is quite trivial for SOAP and RESTful Web Services using different namespaces, version indicators in endpoint locations, and so on, " says Oracle ACE Director Ronald van Luttikhuizen. However, it is a bit different for ebMS-based services implemented in a B2B gateway.
  3. JDeveloper 12.1.2 EJB & Java Service Facade Datacontrol | Edwin Biemond
    Oracle ACE Edwin Biemond's illustrated post examines the List of Values feature, newly added to JDeveloper 12.1.2.
  4. Promoting Organizational Visibility for SOA and SOA Governance Initiatives - Part I | Manuel Rosa and André Sampaio
    Manuel Rosa and André Sampaio describe "how an organization can leverage from the existing best practices, and with the help of adequate exploration and communication tools, achieve and maintain the level of quality and visibility that is required for SOA and SOA governance initiatives". Part 1 of a 2-part series.
  5. Calm the Data Storm | Sunil Ranka
    Click the link to read "Calm the Data Storm," a new article by Oracle ACE and business intelligence expert Sunil Ranka, as featured in the July edition of ITNEXT magazine.
  6. Industrial SOA: Securing the SOA Landscape
    ecurity requirements become more complex in the distributed system landscape of a service oriented architecture. This article, part of the Industrial SOA series, presents tips on how to handle security responsibly, based on tried and true best practices.
  7. Podcast Show Notes: Data Warehousing and Oracle Data Integrator
    The latest OTN ArchBeat Podcast features Oracle ACE Directors Gurcan Orhan and Cameron Lackpour sharing panelist duties with Uli Bethke and Michael Rainey in a discussion of data warehousing and Oracle Data Integrator. (Big thanks to guest producer Gurcan for picking the topic and panelists.) Part 1 of this three-part program is now available.
  8. Fundamental Cloud Architectures | Thomas Erl
    This excerpt from the new book Cloud Computing: Concepts, Technology & Architecture, by Thomas Erl et al, describes several common foundational cloud architectural models and explores the involvement and importance of different combinations of cloud computing mechanisms in relation to these architectures.
  9. Shrink Oracle VirtualBox Image | Dr. Frank Munz
    Author and expert Dr. Frank Munz shows you how in two easy steps.
  10. Software Defined Networks (SDN) | Ben Prusinski
    Oracle ACE Director Ben Prusinski explores "software defined networks (SDN) in respect to Oracle and other database platforms."

Thought for the Day

"Have a sense of humor about life - you will need it. And be courteous."

Peter Jennings
(July 29, 1938 – August 7, 2005)

Source: brainyquote.com

Wednesday Jul 24, 2013

ArchBeat Link-o-Rama for July 24, 2013

Thought for the Day

"Never interrupt someone doing what you said couldn't be done."

Amelia Earhart
(Born July 24, 1897 – Disappeared July 2, 193)

Source: brainyquote.com

Wednesday Jul 10, 2013

ArchBeat Link-o-Rama for July 10, 2013

Thought for the Day

"You're forced to learn whether you want to or not."

Jake LaMotta
(Born July 10, 1921)

Source: Esquire interview




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