"As the strategic glue between operations and analytics, enterprise wide MDM must live in both worlds. To understand the distinction between operational and analytical MDM, we need to understand the difference between operational, analytical, and master data." -- David Butler
Simone Gieb's recommendation of the upcoming WLI Migration to SOA Suite 11g Workshop on 9th November and 6th December in London. "The workshop addresses architectural issues and considerations for the architect community when attempting such a migration."
If you're a WLI customer in UK, I highly recommend
"In any but the simplest of HL7 messaging environments there will be multiple sources and multiple destinations of HL7 messages. It is very unlikely that all, or even a majority of these, will use exactly the same HL7 message structures in terms of versions, optional/mandatory segments, extension Z segments, and so on. A sensible approach to dealing with these kinds of issues, and a key component of the HL7 Enterprise Architecture, is the so called Canonical (or Common) Message Model (CMM)." -- Michael Czapski
Oracle ACE Director Mark Rittman's walk-through of "some common admin tasks using what’s called the Default Security Configuration, which provides access to users, groups and roles all stores in the WebLogic Server embedded LDAP Server."
"It is perhaps curious that enterprise architects, even those who insist that EA is not just about IT, should be so quick to frame all structural issues in terms of IT architecture." -- Richard Veryard
Dan Anderson's extensive wrap-up of the ToorCon Conference last week in San Diego.
AMIS's Luc Bors offers feedback on Grant Ronald's latest book.
Giri Mandalika shares the results of some benchmarking tests.