"There are many approaches to achieving high availability, but acknowledging that different types of workloads have different requirements for availability is a pragmatic way to ensure business continuity." -- Jean S. Bozman
Honglin Su shares his "experience of installing Oracle Solaris 11 Express virtual machine with Oracle VM Manager."
"This article should be useful for dba's, architects, consultants and other it professionals who are not aware of new Oracle 11g R2 release High availability product line and all features that it brings." --Andrius Kriauciunas
Eric Wong shows the installation of Grid Infrastructure 11gR2 using the full GNS and SCAN new function.
Oracle Fusion Middleware Solution Architect Andre Correa offers this tutorial on how "operations carried by Application Development Framework Business Components are exposed as web services, so they can be easily integrated into SOA applications."
Those just getting started with Java will find these concise descriptions of Java technologies useful.
An interview with Oracle ACE Director and Masons of SOA member Torsten Winterberg.
"Jaryba's SmartSuspend product is a clever way to allow jobs suspended by Grid Engine to release all of the resources they're holding, even memory and FLEXlm licenses. And it works without requiring any changes to the applications. You don't even have to recompile." -- Daniel Templeton
This article presents the main takeway points as seen by the many attendees who blogged about QCon. Comments are organized by tracks and sessions: Keynotes, Tutorials, Architectures You've Always Wondered About, Java, the Platform, Real Life Cloud Architectures, Agile Evolution, Design at Scale, Dev and Ops: A Single Team, NoSQL, SOA for the REST of Us, and many more!