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Binding a server to privileged port on Linux w/o running as root

This is applicable to any service using privileged ports (< 1024), for instance to run a HTTP server on port 80 or a LDAP directory server on port 389. Running...

Master Note for Database Startup/Shutdown (Doc ID 1270450.1)

Concepts During Startup, the instance is started first (nomount stage) which then mounts the database by accessing the control files specified in the...

Filtering JAX-RS Entities with Standard Security Annotations

Few times I've ran into a situation in which I wanted to return only a part of entity I was working with, in my service, to the client-side. Feature that would...

Highlights vom Oracle Partner Day 2014

Was für ein Tag – wie soll man den kurz zusammenfassen? Die Partner erwartete in München ein volles Programm: Updates zu den neuesten Oracle Strategien, zum...

Oracle CloudWorld: The Recap

There was a buzz in the air at Oracle CloudWorld in San Francisco last week at the Westin on Market Street.  It was a great opportunity to hear Oracle's...

HTTP Basic Auth in REST Client

When a web service is secured using basic authentication, the client can access the web service only after providing the appropriate credentials. In this blog, I...

How to Build Your Own $3.2bln Nest Startup Using Java SE Embedded Tech (Part 3)

If you are this far along, it means you do have a "C" wire at your thermostat. Yay! That means you can connect the Bridge Rectifier GBU608 and the DC to DC...

Announcement: New Single Processor Configuration for SPARC T5-2

SPARC Portfolio Update for T5 and T4 Servers Since introduction last year, Oracle's T5 servers have topped performancemetrics in virtually all enterprise...

4 Takeaways on Modern Customer Service from CloudWorld

Oracle held CloudWorld last week in San Francisco. While there were many ideas and themes being discussed in the Customer Service track,several stood out as key...