- Oracle Public Cloud Java Service with NetBeans in Early Access | Markus Eisele
Oracle ACE Director Markus Eisele got to take the Oracle Java Cloud Service for a test drive. Now that he's had a chance to kick the tires he shares in insight in this detailed post.
- ADF BC Passivation/Activation and SQL Execution Tuning | Andrejus Baranovskis
"There is an added cost to passivation/activation - additional SQL execution," says Oracle ACE Director Andrejus Baranovskis. "During an activation event, it's not only temporary data that gets initialized, the complete VO SQL gets executed again." Baranovskis helps you avoid problems with this how-to post and sample application.
- Real-time Oracle data integration takes forethought | Frank Ohlhorst
"Bringing real-time processing and data integration into corporate Oracle databases can get complicated," says TechTarget's Frank Ohlhorst. "Building the business case can be straightforward, however, especially if IT professionals can fully explain to the business side the
multitude of advantages real time offers."
- Free Oracle/Infoworld "IT Transformation Guide"
This "IT Transformation Guide" consists of two brief Oracle/Infoworld white papers. Strive for Simplicity describes IT infrastructures that cut through complexity to drive business benefits, and Transforming Business Through Extreme Performance discusses the "radical rethinking of traditional data warehousing" that is necessary to make better use of information as it moves through daily operations. The guide is free, registration is required.
- Four Ways to Wrestle a Big Data Elephant | Dain C. Hansen
Wrestling the Big Data elephant? "While Hadoop technologies are cool to say, and can seem to add an impressive buzz to your LinkedIn/Twitter profiles, a word of caution that not every big data technology may actually be necessary," says Dain Hansen.
- Best Practices for Securely Deploying the SPARC SuperCluster T4-4
Glenn Brunette, Ramesh Nagappan, and Joel Weise examine the security capabilities designed into the SPARC SuperCluster, and describe architectural, deployment, and operational best practices for taking advantage of them in this new article from Oracle Technology Network.
- Oracle Announces the Oracle Music Festival San Francisco 2012
The roster of artists for the Oracle Music Festival at this year's Oracle Open World in San Francisco includes Macy Gray, Joss Stone, The English Beat, The 500s, American Steel, Blues Mix, Dirty Ghosts, The Dodos, Red Meat, Young Prisms, DJ Don Lynch, DJ Josh One, DJ Mei Lwun, DJ Panic City and DJ Zaq -- and that's only a partial list.
Thought for the Day
"The art of programming lies in that nether region between the hopeful wishes of an elegant architecture and the hard grindstone of technical details."
— Andy Hunt and Dave Thomas