Monday Jul 08, 2013

Archbeat Link-O-Rama Top 10 Facebook Faves - June 30 - July 6, 2013

As of today 3,044 people follow the OTN ArchBeat Page on Facebook. The list below reflects the Top 10 most popular items shared via that page for the week of June 30 - July 6, 2013.

  1. New Features In Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 12c
    Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c Release 3 (R3) is now available for download from OTN, and you can read about new features in the updated product documentation.
  2. Kscope 2013 Summary - It's a developer's world ! | Mia Urman
    In this great write-up of ODTUG KScope 13 Mia Urman discusses "lessons learnt and sessions that taught me something."
  3. GlassFish Server: GlassFish 4 Now Available
    GlassFish Server 4 Open Source Edition is now available for download.
  4. Industrial SOA - Now chapters 1 to 5 available | Torsten Winterberg
    Oracle ACE Director Torsten Winterberg, a member of the Masons of SOA and one of the authors of the Industrial SOA series, shares links to the first five chapters in the series.
  5. Exalogic Virtual Tea Break Snippets – Power Cycling Your Virtual Exalogic Rack | Andrew Hopkinson
    There is no single source that documents the Power Down / Power Up procedure for a fully Virtualised Exalogic Rack -- until now. A-Team solution architect Andrew Hopkinson's short article brings the distributed information into a single location and discusses the process including guest vServers.
  6. Oracle ADF Mobile – Browsing Using Swipe Actions | Steven Davelaar
    FMW A-Team solution architect Steven Davelaar's article explains a simple technique to add support for these actions to your ADF Mobile pages in a declarative way.
  7. Oracle Technology Network Architect Day: Cloud Computing
    Breakfast, lunch, and three expert speakers talking about real-world cloud implementation. Tuesday July 9, 2013 at the Oracle Conference Center, 350 Oracle Pkwy Redwood City, CA, 94065. Register now!
  8. Blazing Performance: SPARC Microprocessors | Diana Reichardt
    Diana Reichardt's cover story in the latest edition of Oracle Magazine focuses on how the new SPARC microprocessors are powering the world's fastest database, Java, and middleware servers.
  9. The CX Factor: Wooing and wowing customers in the digital age | Bob Rhubart
    There was a time when 'customer experience' was limited to what happened to you when you walked into a store, restaurant, or other place of business or when you called a business on the telephone. But that was back when you could still smoke on airplanes. Community members talk about the increasing importance of customer experience (CX).
  10. Industrial SOA Chapter 5: Enterprise Service Bus
    The fifth and latest addition to the Industrial SOA article series answers some of the most important questions surrounding the use of an ESB.

Thought for the Day

"The pen is mightier than the sword, and considerably easier to write with."

Marty Feldman
(July 8, 1934 - December 2, 1982)

Source: brainyquote.com

Thursday Jul 04, 2013

ArchBeat Link-o-Rama for July 4, 2013

Thought for the Day

"Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them."

Ann Landers
(Born July 4, 1918)

Source: brainyquote.com

Tuesday May 28, 2013

ArchBeat Link-o-Rama Top 10 Facebook Faves for May 19-25, 2013

At last count 2,400 people now follow the OTN ArchBeat Facebook page to stay connected to the latest content from community members. Here's the list of the Top 10 most popular items for the week of May 19-25, 2013.

  1. Integrating Oracle eBS Responsibility Profiles and Oracle BI 11g Application Roles
    "Instead of making a Oracle BI Application Role for each Oracle eBS Responsibility you would like to use in Oracle BI, make use of an Oracle eBS Profile Option," suggests Daan Bakboord. He shows you how in this post.
  2. OIM 11g R2 Self Registration with CAPTCHA
    This post from Oracle Fusion Middleware A-Team architect Daniel Gralewski "walks you through the fun of customizing OIM and adding a CAPTCHA solution to the self-registration page."
  3. Photos and Presentation Downloads from the Rittman Mead BI Forum 2013, Brighton & Atlanta
    [Oracle ACE Director Mark Rittman shares photos and presentation downloads from the recent Rittman Mead Business Intelligence Forums in Brighton (UK) and Atlanta, GA.
  4. How to Optimize Your Web Commerce Infrastructure
    In this OTN technical article Christopher J. Martin and Laura Verdibello describe how to optimize your web commerce infrastructure by tuning Oracle ATG web commerce applications on SPARC SuperCluster.
  5. Do You Even Test?
    What's the connection between a confusing set of switches in a hotel bathroom and usability testing for applications? Oracle ACE Director Sten Vesterli explains.
  6. Case Study: Backporting a JDeveloper Project from11gR2 to 11gR1
    Oracle ACE Timo Hahn shares a case history that illustrates how to backport a JDeveloper Project from 11gR2 to 11gR1.
  7. Custom Transaction Factory in ADF BC for After Commit
    Oracle ACE Director Andrejus Baranovskis presents an Oracle ADF 11g R2 use case for implementing global after commit call. The post includes a sample app.
  8. Sign Here Please
    Oracle WebCenter and ADF A-Team blogger Jon McDonald shares a must read post "for those of you who manage a process which requires you to capture electronic signatures on the documents that are part of that process."
  9. Your Place in the Evolving IT Landscape
    Ten years after "IT Doesn't Matter," are you prepared to deal with the future?
  10. Reuse comes to pass in the app world
    "SOA calls for more expansive thinking early on in development projects, with consideration of how a service can and will be shared," says ZDNet SOA blogger Joe McKendrick. "Perhaps today's generation of app developers can adopt this thinking as well."

Thought for the Day

"If you do not design your failure modes, then you will get whatever unpredictable--and usually dangerous--ones happen to emerge."

Michael Nygard

Source: softwarequotes.com

Tuesday Apr 02, 2013

OTN ArchBeat Facebook Faves - March 24-30, 2013.

The Top 10 most popular items shared via the OTN ArchBeat Facebook Page for the week of March 24-30, 2013

  1. Installing and Configuring BI Admin Tool for Fusion Applications | FMW A-Team
    The Oracle Fusion Middleware A-Team architect known only as Richard describes the steps to install the BI Admin Tool. "While the process is fairly simple, there are a couple of 'gotchas' that can slow the process down," Richard says.
  2. Video: Adding Charts and Graphs to an ADF Mobile Application | ADF Insider Essentials
    Check out this technical video for a step-by-step guide to using using DVT (Data Visualisation Tools) graphs and charts in your ADF Mobile applications.
  3. Oracle Service Bus (OSB) for the Busy IT Profesional | Dr. Frank Munz
    Dr. Frank Munz shares a recipe from his recent book "Oracle WebLogic Server 12c" in order to "motivate and explain the usage of OSB without the usual marketing hype."
  4. Using OBIEE against Transactional Schemas - Part 5: Complex Facts | Stewart Bryson
    Stewart Bryson completes his long-running five-part series on Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition.
  5. Custom Web Services in E-Business Suite - Part 2 | Milco Numan
    Milco Numan follows up on his previous post with a look at how to expose a custom service from E-Business Suite 12.1+ without using the Integrated SOA Gateway (ISG).
  6. ADF Generator for Dynamic ADF BC and ADF UI - Recreate | Andrejus Baranovskis
    Oracle ACE Director Andrejus Baranovskis shows how to use "a special trick" to "change dynamic ADF BC and redraw ADF UI while staying on the same fragment or page,"
  7. Oracle Endeca Information Discovery 3.0 Now Available | Mark Rittman
    Oracle ACE Director Mark Rittman shares his thoughts Endeca Information Discovery 3.0, released just this past weekend.
  8. Service Infrastructure and Server Virtualization | Jian Zhong and Eric Cole
    Jian Zhong and Eric Cole discuss the infrastructure virtualization, SOA and Agile development methodology used by the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) in this presentation from the SOA, Cloud, and Service Technology Symposium.
  9. Demo: Oracle's SPARC T5 and SPARC M5 Core
    Sit back, relax, and take an in-depth look into Oracle's SPARC S3 processor core found in the the SPARC T5 and SPARC M5 Servers.
  10. On Premise and Cloud | Irem Radzik
    Irem Radzik shares highlights from 'Demystifying Data Integration for Cloud," a recent Oracle white paper.

Thought for the Day

"Genius is just childhood one can return to at will."

Henri Matisse
(December 31, 1869 – November 3, 1954)

Source: softwarequotes.com

Tuesday Nov 13, 2012

ArchBeat Link-o-Rama for November 13, 2012

Thought for the Day

"The danger from computers is not that they will eventually get as smart as men, but that we will meanwhile agree to meet them halfway."

Bernard Avishai

Source: SoftwareQuotes.com

Wednesday Oct 17, 2012

ArchBeat Link-o-Rama for 10-17-2012

Thought for the Day

"Never make a technical decision based upon the politics of the situation, and never make a political decision based upon technical issues."

Geoffrey James

Source: softwarequotes.com

Friday Sep 07, 2012

ArchBeat Link-o-Rama for 2012-09-07

Thought for the Day

"Only Robinson Crusoe had everything done by Friday."

— Unknown

Source: Quote Garden

Tuesday Sep 04, 2012

ArchBeat Link-o-Rama Top 10 for August 2012

The Top 10 most popular items shared via the OTN ArchBeat Facebook page for the month of August 2012.

  1. Now Available: Oracle SQL Developer 3.2 (3.2.09.23)
    New features include APEX listener, UI enhancements, and 12c database support.
  2. The Role of Oracle VM Server for SPARC in a Virtualization Strategy
    In this article, Matthias Pfutzner discusses hardware, desktop, and operating system virtualization, along with various Oracle virtualization technologies, including Oracle VM Server for SPARC.
  3. How to Manually Install Flash Player Plugin to see the Oracle Enterprise Manager Performance Page | Kai Yu
    So, you're a DBA and you want to check the Performance page in Oracle Enterprise Manager (11g or 12c). So you click the Performance tab and… nothing. Zip. Nada. The Flash plugin is a no-show. Relax! Oracle ACE Director Kai Yu shows you what you need to do to see all the pretty colors instead of that dull grey screen.
  4. Relationally Challenged (CX - CRM - EQ/RQ/CRQ) | Chris Warticki
    Self-proclaimed Oracle Support "spokesmodel" Chris Chris Warticki has some advice for those interested in Customer Relationship Management: "How about we just dumb it down, strip it to the core, keep it simple and LISTEN?! No more focus groups, no more surveys, and no need to gather more data. We have plenty of that. Why not just provide the customer what they are asking for?"
  5. Free WebLogic Server Course | Middleware Magic
    So you want to sharpen your Oracle WebLogic Server skills, but you prefer to skip the whole classroom bit and don't want to be bothered with dealing with an instructor? No problem! Oracle ACE Rene van Wijk, a prolific Middleware Magic blogger, has information on an Oracle WebLogic course you can take on your own time, at your own pace.
  6. Oracle VM VirtualBox 4.1.20 released
    Oracle VM VirtualBox 4.1.20 was just released at the community and Oracle download sites, reports the Fat Bloke. This is a maintenance release containing bug fixes and stability improvements.
  7. Optimizing OLTP Oracle Database Performance using Dell Express Flash PCIe SSDs | Kai Yu
    Oracle ACE Director Kai Yu shares resources based on "several extensive performance studies on a single node Oracle 11g R2 database as well as a two node 11gR2 Oracle Real Application clusters (RAC) database running on Dell PowerEdge R720 servers with Dell Express Flash PCIe SSDs on Oracle Enterprise Linux 6.2 platform."
  8. Oracle ACE sessions at Oracle OpenWorld
    With so many great sessions at this year's event, building your Oracle OpenWorld schedule can involve making a lot of tough choices. But you'll find that the sessions led by Oracle ACEs just might be the icing on the cake for your OpenWorld experience.
  9. MySQL Update: The Cleveland MySQL Meetup (Independence, OH)
    Oracle MySQL team member Benjamin Wood, a MySQL engineer and five year veteran of the MySQL organization, will speak at the Cleveland MySQL Meetup event on September 12. The presentation will include a MySQL 5.5 Overview, Oracle's Roadmap for MySQL, including specifics on MySQL 5.6, best practices and how to overcome development and operational MySQL challenges, and the new MySQL commercial extensions. Click the link for time and location information.
  10. Parsing XML in Oracle Database | Martijn van der Kamp
    Martijn van der Kamp's post deals with processing XML in PL/SQL code and processing the data into the database.

Thought for the Day

"Walking on water and developing software from a specification are easy if both are frozen."

Edward V. Berard

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

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