"Oracle VM for SPARC, as it's now called, uses Logical Domain Channels (LDCs) for inter-domain communication of all sorts, mostly used for virtual devices. A question I've been asked multiple times was how many LDCs there are available, and how to tell how many you've used." -- Stefan Hinker
"One of the really neat things about VirtualBox is the elegance with which it is architected. At almost every layer there are published APIs which mean you can build really neat solutions to access the underlying services of VirtualBox." The Fat Bloke
Charles Hooper takes a deep dive into the book in this very detailed review.
"So what’s the big ‘but’ about tomorrow? The simple answer is scale and loose coupled orchestration meaning the numbers of ‘services’ and the numbers of combinations that the ‘services’ can be orchestrated within, probably by users themselves, is huge. The challenge is that the ‘Internet of Things’ is arriving day by day through an inversion of Moore’s law. The driving force for adoption has shifted from the original that said the amount of computational power from a chip will double every 18 months to something closer to the cost will half and so will the power consumption." Capgemini CTO blogger Andy Mulholland
"Are you successful or just sort of crusty?" asks Oracle ACE Director Lewis Cunningham. "Are you pushing your way of doing things without listening to your team? How successful are your methods compared to current trends? Do you know? Are you using best of breed or just using still good enough?"
Stefan offers some info on the upcoming DOAG event.
"Three years in the making, this new release of Oracle’s business intelligence platform provides an updated user interface, better integration with Essbase, new OLAP capabilities, the Action Framework for integration with applications and web services, and improved management through Enterprise Manager and WebLogic Server." -- Oracle ACE Director Mark Rittman.
Anthony Shorten offers an overview of what's new and what's different in the latest release of Oracle Utilities Application Framework.