David Butler identifies the Enterprise Application Integration (EAI) components in the MDM. "These are the Oracle Fusion Middleware (FMW) technologies used to support MDM Applications. These include application integration services, business process orchestration services, business rules engine, event-driven architecture, web services management, and user identity management."
"Our main reason to upgrade (Siebel to 188.8.131.52 and BI Publisher to 10.1.3.4.1) were issues with Active Directory. The Siebel Security Model provided by BI was not documented nor functioning properly in the earlier version. This has been resolved in the new version." -- Rick van Haasteren
"Contrary to popular belief, operating systems are not dead and indeed are fertile ground for innovations in virtualization, security, observability, file systems, performance and scalability, and yes, even Cloud Computing." -- Harry "Dr. Cloud" Foxwell.
"One of the latest proposals for creating a cloud computing standard has come from Oracle. The company has announced that it has contributed the Oracle Cloud Elemental Resource Model API to the Distributed Management Task Force (DMTF). That API is a actually a subset of an Oracle Cloud Resource Model application programming interface (API) that Oracle has made available to extend its overall management framework for the cloud." -- Mike Vizard
A short post from Wim with links to the relevant press release, a webcast, and template downloads.
"The results of our first benchmarking efforts of E-Business Suite on Oracle VM indicate that the virtualization overhead peaks are around 2-3%. In other words, most of the time the virtualization overhead is not measurable, and at peak overhead times, it is negligible." -- Ivo Dujmovic
Honglin Su shares a complete list of supported platforms for Oracle VM Server for SPARC 2.0.
"The future of cloud architectures will be much more hybrid in structure and scope, as every enterprise has legacy data that cannot be easily moved into private clouds. Add in the complexity of aggregating and normalizing unstructured content, and the direction of cloud architectures will be more hybrid, less private, over time." -- Louis Columbus
This DOAG update from Oracle ACE Director Markus "@myfear" Eisele includes some kind words about the OTN crew and a photo of OTN's Todd Trichler doing what appears to be a load of ironing.
Peter Paul van de Beek has taken the technology out for a spin on several different machines. He shares the results in this concise post.
Antony Reynolds continues his series with a post that illustrates how to "enable automatic migration of servers to ensure that no messages are lost or unnecessarily delayed."
Oracle ACE Director Andrejus Baranovskis shows you how.
"If you take a can of yellow paint and throw it at your CIO, followed by a liberal dosing of feathers. [it] doesn't result in innovation, but does result in CIO feature differentiation..." -- James McGovern
Daniel Cifuentes shares a no-frills list of links for Oracle Desktop Virtualization info and documentation.
"System Integrators are in a line of business where satisfying a client organization is very much the nature of what they do. A reconfiguration of the accounting logic is an escape from the classic struggle between vanilla functionality and business needs. I have seen various clients that would have had a better solution, had SLA been available in pre-R12 releases. But only in moderation and in combination with a large dose of common sense, and a lot of restraint." -- Henk Vermeulen
"As Service Providers reposition themselves to become the central enabler of social and business communications services, so the value delivered by IT solutions in general and data management technology in particular becomes increasingly critical." -- Mat Keep
Oracle ACE Director Markus "@myfear" Eisele's account of his very busy day at DOAG 2010.