"The survey, conducted among members of the Independent Oracle Users Group, found that both private and public cloud adoption are up—30% of respondents report having limited-to-large-scale private clouds, up from 24% only a year ago. Another 25% are either piloting or considering private cloud projects. Public cloud services are also being adopted for their enterprises by more than one out of five respondents." - Joe McKendrick
Iin part one of a two-part blog post, Alex Lopez illustrates "an implementation of a Custom Approval process and a Custom UI based on ADF to request entitlements for users which in turn will be converted to Group memberships in OID."
"Oracle Information Integration, Migration, and Consolidation" author Jason Williamson, co-author Tom Laszeski, and book contributor Marc Hebert talk about upcoming projects and about what they've learned in writing their book.
As an industry, we have converged onto a standard three-layered service model (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS) to describe cloud computing, with each layer defined in terms of the operational control capabilities it offers. This is unlike enterprise shared services, which have unique characteristics around ownership, funding and operations, and they span SaaS and PaaS layers. Ganesh Prasad explores the differences.
"According to the theory," says Maguire, "when the number of unacknowledged bytes for the connection is less than the receive window of the peer, the path bandwidth is the limiting factor for throughput."