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Review: Oracle Data Integrator Essentials [Video]

Packt Publishing (http://www.packtpub.com/). released a new video tutorial about Oracle Data Integrator http://bit.ly/1i8k1jr  authored by Andreas Nobbmann of TrivadisAG in Switzerland. The video is well paced and structured and in its larger parts focuses on ODI Studio, the IDE for building data integration projects. The TOC shown below is from the Packt Publishing website and while it gives  the timing for each section as +20 minutes, each item on the TOC is provided in its...

Wednesday, December 11, 2013 | Book Reviews | Read More

Book Review: Instant Oracle BPM for Financial Services How-to

Just recently, Packt Publishing released "Instant Oracle BPM for Financial Services How-to" (http://www.packtpub.com/oracle-business-process-management-financial-services/book)  by B. M. Madhusudhan Rao (a.k.a James Smith  - http://jamessmith73.wordpress.com/ - for those familiar with the SOA blog-sphere. The book follows the layout of the cookbook series the sample publisher runs, is cheap as it only costs 3.39 Euro for 62 pages it covers, which appears to be a fair price. The...

Saturday, June 8, 2013 | Book Reviews | Read More

Book Review: SOA Made Simple by L. Dikmans and R.v.Luttikhuizen

Just finished reading "SOA Made Simple" by Lonneke Dikmans and Ronald van Luttikhuizen, published in 12/2012 by Packt Publishing and use this summary to share my thoughts.  "SOA Made Simple" is a very good book that - beside of helping readers to do SOA right - will have an impact to how you look at going out for breakfast. The "breakfast example" is one of the great samples that the authors consistently use throughout the book.In addition, this book is well written and covers...

Wednesday, February 20, 2013 | Book Reviews | Read More

Book Review: Securing WebLogic Server 12c

"Security is a must in modern Enterprise architecture, and WebLogic implements a very complete, complex architecture for this." is a quote taken from the book covers of Securing WebLogic Server 12c book written by Luca Masini and Rinaldi Vincenzo, published by Packt Publishing (http://www.packtpub.com/weblogic-12c-security-handbook/book).The book then sets the reader's expectation within another quote from the book covers: "Securing WebLogic Server 12c will simplify this...

Thursday, December 27, 2012 | Book Reviews | Read More

Book Review: Oracle ADF Real World Developer’s Guide

Recently PACKT Publishing published "Oracle ADF Real World Developer’s Guide" by Jobinesh Purushothaman, a product manager in our team. Though already the sixth book dedicated to Oracle ADF, it has a lot of great information in it that none of the previous books covered, making it a safe buy even for those who own the other books published by Oracle Press (McGrwHill) and PACKT Publishing. More than the half of the "Oracle ADF Real World Developer’s Guide" book is dedicated to...

Thursday, November 29, 2012 | Book Reviews | Read More

Book Review: Oracle WebLogic Server 12c: First Look

"Oracle WebLogic Server 12c: First Look" written by Michel Schildmeijer and published by Packt Publishing (ISBN 978-1-84968-718-8) is a well structured overview of new features in Java EE 6 and Oracle WebLogic Server 12c. On 117 pages (no typo on my side), Michel provides a well done digest of what you need to know about Java EE 6 development and deployment with WebLogic server 12c. Michel shows in depth expertise in the Java EE and open source landscape as well as in...

Monday, August 20, 2012 | Book Reviews | Read More

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