- Backward-compatible vs. forward-compatible: a tale of two clouds | William Vambenepe
"There is the Cloud that provides value by requiring as few changes as possible. And there is the Cloud that provides value by raising the abstraction and operation level," says William Vambenepe. "The backward-compatible Cloud versus the forward-compatible Cloud." Vambenepe was a panelist on the recent ArchBeat podcast Public, Private, and Hybrid Clouds.
- Andrejus Baranovskis's Blog: ADF 11g PS5 Application with Customized BPM Worklist Task Flow (MDS Seeded Customization)
Oracle ACE Director Andrejus Baranovskis investigates "how you can customize a standard BPM Task Flow through MDS Seeded customization."
- Oracle OpenWorld 2012 Music Festival
If, after a day spent in sessions at Oracle Openworld, you want nothing more than to head back to your hotel for a quiet evening spent responding to email, please ignore the rest of this message. Because every night from Sept 30 to Oct 4 the streets of San Francisco will pulsate with music from a vast array of bands representing more musical styles than a single human brain an comprehend. It's the first ever Oracle Music Festival, baby, 7:00pm to 1:00am every night. Are those emails that important...?
- Resource Kit: Oracle Exadata - includes demos, videos, product datasheets, and technical white papers.
This free resource kit includes several customer case study videos, two 3D product demos, several product datasheets, and three technical architecture white papers. Registration is required for the who don't already have a free Oracle.com membership account.
- Some execs contemplate making 'Bring Your Own Device' mandatory | ZDNet
"Companies and agencies are recognizing that individual employees are doing a better job of handling and managing their devices than their harried and overworked IT departments – who need to focus on bigger priorities, such as analytics and cloud," says ZDNet SOA blogger Joe McKendrick.
- Podcast Show Notes: Public, Private, and Hybrid Clouds
All three parts of this discussion are now available. Featuring a panel of leading Oracle cloud computing experts, including Dr. James Baty, Mark T. Nelson, Ajay Srivastava, and William Vambenepe, the discussion covers an overview of the various flavors of cloud computing, the importance of standards, Why cloud computing is a paradigm shift—and why it isn't, and advice on what architects need to know to take advantage of the cloud. And for those who prefer reading to listening, a complete transcript is also available.
- Amazon AMIs and Oracle VM templates (Cloud Migrations)
Cloud migration expert Tom Laszewski shares an objective comparison of these two resources.
- IOUC : Blogs : Read the latest news on the global user group community - June 2012!
The June 2012 edition of "Are You a Member Yet?"—the quarterly newsletter about Oracle user group communities around the world.
- Webcast: Introducing Identity Management 11g R2 - July 19
Date: Thursday, July 19, 2012
Time: 10am PT / 1pm ET
Please join Oracle and customer executives for the launch of Oracle Identity Management 11g R2, the breakthrough technology that dramatically expands the reach of identity management to cloud and mobile environments.
Thought for the Day
"The most important single aspect of software development is to be clear about what you are trying to build."
— Bjarne Stroustrup