Thursday Oct 03, 2013

ArchBeat Link-o-Rama for October 3, 2013

  1. OTN Virtual Developer Day: Up to Your Elbows in Weblogic and Coherence
    Coming soon to a screen right in front of your face! This OTN Virtual Developer Day event will focus on Oracle WebLogic and Oracle Coherence, with sessions and hands-on labs to show you how you can manage your build, deploy and management processes to streamline your application's life cycle. It's free, so register now!
  2. Video: Design - ADF Architectural Patterns - Colossal | Chris Muir
    Continuing his examination of ADF Architectural Patterns, Chris Muir looks at the "Colossal" pattern.
  3. 5 Coolest Features of the new WebCenter Portal ( | Mitchell Palski
    Mitchell Palski shares a detailed list of the new features in Oracle WebCenter Portal What's your favorite new feature? What features are missing?
  4. JavaOne13 : (Key) Notes of a conference – State of the Java platform and all the roadmaps | Lucas Jellema
    The always prolific Lucas Jellema, CTO at AMIS Services and an Oracle ACE Director, continues his post OOW13/JavaOne13 coverage with a detailed overview of the keynote presentations at JavaOne 2013.

Thought for the Day

"If a man has talent and can't use it, he's failed. If he uses only half of it, he has partly failed. If he uses the whole of it, he has succeeded, and won a satisfaction and triumph few men ever know."

Thomas Wolfe
(October 3, 1900 – September 15, 1938)


Tuesday Oct 01, 2013

ArchBeat Link-o-rama for October 1, 2013

  1. OOW13: Internet of Things... and Big Data | Eric Bezille
    You may have noticed lots of chatter about the Internet of Things, but do you know what that phrase actually means. Architect Eric Bezille's post offers a concise overview.
  2. OOW13: First glimpses of the new SOA Suite 12c | Lucas Jellema
    Oracle ACE Director Lucas Jellema combines information from various Oracle OpenWorld keynotes, sessions, and Demo Grounds presentations for this overview of new features in the latest release of Oracle SOA Suite 12c.
  3. High availability considerations for WebCenter Portal and ADF | Yannick Ongena
    Yannick Ongena's post addresses some key considerations for high availability in large WebCenter installations. "Even if you are not implementing with HA in mind, these guidelines will help make your application perform better and more stable," says Yannick.
  4. Oracle Business Intelligence: MDS XML in RPD | Arun Guha
    Did you know that the repository within Oracle Business Intelligence (OBIEE) can be integrated with third-party SCM software? Oracle Fusion Middleware solution architect Arun Guha explains how in this post.
  5. Podcast Show Notes: Cloud Expert Panel Audience Q & A - Part 3
    When is managing a cloud environment like playing Sim City? The third and final segment of the live Architect Day audience Q&A with cloud computing experts Dr. James Baty, Anbu Krishnaswamy, and Markus Michalewicz covers this and other questions.

Thought for the Day

"If you fear making anyone mad, then you ultimately probe for the lowest common denominator of human achievement."

Jimmy Carter, 39th President of the United States
(Born October 1, 1924)


Wednesday Sep 18, 2013

ArchBeat Link-o-Rama for September 18, 2013

Thought for the Day

"The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good."

Samuel Johnson, English poet, essayist, moralist, literary critic, biographer, editor and lexicographer.
(September 18, 1709 – December 13, 1784)


Monday Sep 16, 2013

Archbeat Link-O-Rama Top 10 Facebook Faves for September 8-14, 2013

4,175 people now follow the OTN ArchBeat Facebook Page for updates on the latest content produced by community members. The list below represents the top 10 most popular items shared on that page for the week of Septebmer 8-14, 2013.

  1. Contract Based Provisioning Powered By OIM 11g R2 | Alex Lopez
    This article by solution architect Alex Lopez article describes a potential strategy to implement Contract Based Provisioning (CBP) using OIM 11g R2 capabilities.
  2. Archive of Oracle #BPM Suite case management articles from the Fusion Middleware A-Team
    Interested in Case Management in Oracle BPM Suite? You'll find a collection of excellent technical articles in this list from the Fusion Middleware A-Team.
  3. Architecture, Architects and Java at #JavaOne | Yolande Poirier
    The JavaOne schedule includes nearly 220 sessions for architects. Big thanks to Yolande Poirier for putting together this sample list of some of those sessions.
  4. New Feature in OEM Cloud Control 12cR3 - Exalytics Server Management | Mark Rittman
    The BI Management Pack in Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control 12cR3 includes support for adding and monitoring Exalytics systems. This post from Oracle ACE Director Mark Rittman explains how this feature works and what’s involved in setting it up.
  5. Java SE 7 Update 40 Released | Tori Wieldt
    Tori Wieldt's blog post include links for release notes, downloads, and two videos covering new features.
  6. Oracle SOA Suite #oow13 Customer Panel: Unifying Cloud Applications with On-Premises Applications
    Going to Oracle OpenWorld? Here's a session to add to your schedule! Panelists include Andrew Randall (Senior Manager of Information Technology, JDSU), Asheesh Srivastava (Manager of IT Delivery, Xerox), and Bharat Raval (Manager, IEEE). Tuesday, 24 Sept at noon. Click the link for more information.
  7. WebCenter: af:commandLink or af:goLink for Navigation | Martin Deh
    Solution architect Martin's Deh's post emphasized the use of af:goLinks instead of af:commandLinks for ALL WebCenter based navigation, where the navigation is based on the WebCenter navigation model.
  8. OIM Reset Password Customization Example | Daniel Gralewski
    Part of the ongoing OIM Academy series, this post shows options for customizing password reset functionality based on end user data.
  9. Kscope13 Top Speaker Award | Tim Tow
    Congratulations to Oracle ACE Director and business intelligence specialist Tim Tow on being named one of the Top 5 Speakers at Kscope13 for his presentation, " Introducing the Outline Extractor NG (Next Generation)."
  10. Model-driven Development in the Context of Technical SOA
    Michael Rauch and Christoph Gutmann explain how Eclipse Modeling technology is successfully applied to establish forward engineering in the domain of technical SOA in this presentation from the Code Generation conference.

Thought for the Day

"As you navigate through the rest of your life, be open to collaboration. Other people and other people's ideas are often better than your own. Find a group of people who challenge and inspire you, spend a lot of time with them, and it will change your life."

Amy Poehler, American actress and comedian
(Born September 16, 1971)


Friday Sep 13, 2013

ArchBeat Link-o-Rama for September 13, 2013

Thought for the Day

"A little nonsense now and then is relished by the wisest men."

Roald Dahl, British writer
(September 13, 1916 – November 23, 1990)





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