A four-part Oracle Technology Network (OTN) ArchBeat podcast series, featuring Oracle Fusion Middleware and service-oriented architecture (SOA) experts, examines the rise of API management lifecycle solutions. As the interviewees point out, increasing API adoption across the organization is just one reason to invest in an API management strategy. Other reasons include the opportunity to track developer usage of different APIs, as well as replacing outdated methods of gathering API documentation (such as spreadsheets) with more developer-friendly resources.
Stream the entire podcast series at bit.ly/api-management-podcast. Then, visit Oracle Community to discuss API management and SOA governance with other OTN members at bit.ly/api-management-chat.
If you have solid experience in Oracle mobile development solutions, consider getting certified via the Oracle Mobile Development 2015 Essentials Exam. Offered by Oracle PartnerNetwork, a comprehensive exam with more than 100 questions verifies your knowledge of a number of key competencies, including Oracle Mobile Application Framework, mobile user interface design, and application security across multiple mobile platforms.
A new how-to guide from Oracle Solaris experts Glynn Foster and Ginny Henningsen provides detailed instructions for installing Oracle Database in a nonglobal Oracle Solaris Zone.
The authors present the five key steps for installing Oracle Database 12c on Oracle Solaris 11, covering server installation, zone configuration, software prerequisites, Oracle Database installation, and final validation.
Designed to deliver 99.999 percent availability, MySQL Cluster 7.4 provides improved performance for both read-only workloads and read/write operations. It also includes a host of new geographic redundancy features, enabling update-anywhere replication between distant clusters.
MySQL Cluster 7.4 is available in both open source and commercial editions. Download the quick start guide, evaluation guide, and complete software package at bit.ly/download-MySQL-Cluster.
Data Visualization for Oracle Business Intelligence 11g, written by Oracle ACE Director Dan Vlamis and data visualization design expert Tim Vlamis, provides an end-to-end guide to using graphs, pivot tables, and rich multivariable dashboards to unlock immediate business value.
Among other best practices, you’ll learn how to choose the most effective graph type (bar, waterfall, histogram, radar, and so on) for your data sets, how to incorporate advanced visualizations (such as jQuery sparklines) into your Oracle Business Intelligence 11g dashboards, and how to create interactive business intelligence reports and scorecards for both technical and nontechnical decision-makers.
Published by McGraw-Hill and Oracle Press, Data Visualization for Oracle Business Intelligence 11g is available in both paperback and e-book formats. Read a sample chapter and buy the book at bit.ly/obi-book.
ROLAND SMART is a product oriented marketing leader who serves as a vice-president in the Oracle corporate marketing group. During his tenure he has led several modernization initiatives related to The Oracle Technology Network, social programs, and content/inbound programs. His previous experience includes early roles at a number of startups including Involver which was acquired by Oracle in 2012. Smart speaks at industry events such as the ad:tech, Modern Marketing Experience, The Social Media Optimization Conference, SXSW, and co-hosts The Marketing Agility Podcast. He's written for such industry publications as Forbes and iMedia. His acclaimed book The Agile Marketer: Turning Customer Experience Into Your Competitive Advantage was published in 2016 by Wiley.