"When a server is under heavy load, we can reduce this load by using a cluster of servers. By distributing the load across multiple servers, we increase the capacity of the application. This is one of the advantages using clustering."
"To what extent do customers have a reasonable expectation of sophisticated differentiation of service?"
"You say you're sick to death of cloud this and cloud that? Don't be. Think of it as a golden opportunity to upgrade your infrastructure."
"Technology forces organizations to better understand and agree on processes -- and that's often well before subject of supporting technology is even relevant to the conversation."
"We've enhanced the social functions of WebCenter that can be central to helping you find information. WebCenter can now recommend connections to people, as well as Spaces you may want to belong to or specific items similar to the ones you've expressed an interest in."
James Bayer shares links to a new OTN Forum for Exalogic Elastic Cloud, a new WebLogic Information Center on My Oracle Support, and other goodies.
"The release of OSB 11g included the ability to include Coherence as a means to cache the results of a business service invocation. The OSB implements a service result pattern known as Service Result Cache, which implements the cache-aside cache pattern. "
Information on several new white papers.
"When we look at the possibilities of real time data integration, the business case can be quite simple. Replication of an online database. But there are lots more implementations of Oracle GoldenGate that can be of interest."
Martin says: "I am doing a couple of one day seminars with Oracle University, currently planned for Austria and Switzerland. They go by the title 'Grid Intrastructure and Database High Availability Deep Dive.'"
"Although the agenda is yet to be finalized, the theme of the event will be the up-and-coming Coherence 3.7 and Incubator 10 releases."
Another episode in the continuing saga of Bunny Inc.
"Starting with Oracle Database 11g Release 2, an event-based Scheduler job can be started based on the arrival of a file in a directory on the server. The file arrival event is raised by a new Scheduler object called a file watcher."