Authors Antony Reynolds and Matt Wright conclude their discussion with a look at the current state of SOA.
SOA author Antony Reynolds takes you on a deep dive into the process for setting up a SOA cluster.
"The drawback of doing our job so well, is that you can't tell where WebCenter ends and Fusion Applications begin." Oracle WebCenter product manager Vince Casarez.
"[N]o abstraction is leak-proof and the abstractions provided by PaaS environments are even more porous than average. The first goal of PaaS providers should be to shore them up, in order to deliver on the PaaS value proposition of simplification. But at some point you also have to acknowledge that there are some irreducible leaks and take pragmatic steps to help application administrators deal with them. The worst thing you can do is have application owners suffer from a leaky abstraction and refuse to even acknowledge it because it breaks your nice mental model." William Vambenepe
Oracle ACE Douwe Pieter van den Bos shares a list of books on business/IT alignment.
"Oracle's dedication to rapid releases of Java is a good thing... They have said they want to update the JCP, but have also said that they will continue to build consensus. Also, it would be bad for Java, and bad for Oracle for them to not build consensus... and everybody knows it." -- Oracle ACE Director Bex Huff
Joe Meeks, Director of High Availability Product Management, discusses the advantages of Oracle Database 11g and best practices for maximizing availability. Event Date: 10/27/2010 10:00 AM Pacific Daylight Time