- Is the future of retail showrooming? | GigaOm
"The digital shopper isn’t just digital and she expects to be served seamlessly across all channels, physical and digital," reports GigaOm. Twenty years into the Internet era and the changes just keep coming. Solution architects take note...
- Agile Bureaucracy: When Practices become Principles | Jim Highsmith.com
"Principles and values are a critical part of keeping individuals in organizations aligned and engaged," says Agile guru Jim Highsmith, "but the more pseudo-principles are piled on top of principles, the less and less organizations are able to adapt."
- Oracle Fusion Applications 11g Basics | Michel Schildmeijer
"We are trying to build up a Oracle Fusion Apps environment on a Exalogic system, though still on bare metal, because officially there still is no Oracle VM available yet on Exalogic," says Michel Schildmeijer, an Oracle Fusion Middleware Architect at Qualogy. "It is a bit of a challenge, but getting to know the basics and which components the install, build and configure phase use, might bring you a step further on the way."
- Process Centric Banking: Loan Origination Solution | Manish Palaparthy
This interesting, detailed post by Manish Palaparthy explains the process behind the execution of a proof-of-concept for a Fusion Middleware-based loan-origination solution for a bank. The solution incorporates Oracle BPM Suite, Webcenter, and ADF technolgies in a SOA infrastructure.
- How eBay and Facebook are Cleaning Up Data Centers | Amy Gallo - HBR
The Cloud has needs! As reported by Amy Gallo in an article in the Harvard Business Review, "The electricity demand of data centers and the telecommunications network is rivaling that of most nations. If the cloud were itself a country, it would rank fifth in the world on energy demand behind the U.S., China, Russia, and Japan."
- Do WebLogic configuration from ANT | Edwin Biemond
"With WebLogic WLST you can script the creation of all your Application DataSources or SOA Integration artifacts( like JMS etc)," says Oracle ACE Edwin Biemond. "This is necessary if your domain contains many WebLogic artifacts or you have more then one WebLogic environment. If so, you want to script this so you can configure a new WebLogic domain in minutes and you can repeat this task with always the same result."
- Oracle Special-Edition E-Book: Cloud Architecture for Dummies
Learn how to architect and model your cloud implementation to drive efficiency and leverage economies of scale with Cloud Architecture for Dummies, a free Oracle e-book. (Registration required.)
Thought for the Day
"One of the best things to come out of the home computer revolution could be the general and widespread understanding of how severely limited logic really is."
— Frank Herbert