Thanks to Grant Schofield for recommending this article by Bill Cabiro. Grant describes the article as "an agnostic overview of the emerging trend in the BI market towards what has recently been called 'BI 3.0.'"
"Custom fault handlers are hooks in SOA Suite 11g that you can use to plugin your own fault-handling code," says Oracle ACE Director Ronald van Luttikhuizen. "In some situations this can be useful as substitute or addition to the fault handlers that are provided out-of-the-box such as retry and human intervention."
"One of the new requirements of the Exadata Storage Server patches (starting with 184.108.40.206.0) is that the compute nodes will be patched through yum. Previously, the minimal pack was bundled with the storage server patch and applied directly to the database servers," Colvin says.
Thought for the Day
"If you cannot grok the overall structure of a program while taking a shower, you are not ready to code it."