Community Bulletin

Perish, Publish, and Prepare

Explore happenings in Oracle Technology Network.

By Stephen Chin

May/June 2017


DevOps: A Greek Tragedy at Oracle Code

Oracle Code kicked off its first two events in San Francisco, California, and Austin, Texas, with a bang, featuring keynotes from Oracle President Thomas Kurian, Douglas Crockford, and DevOps gurus Baruch Sadogursky and Leonid Igolnik. Watch the interview with Sadogursky and Igolnik from Oracle Code Austin and their discussion of an amazing modern-day technology movement (DevOps), set in a historical Greek tragedy.

Polyglot Developers: This Blog’s for You

The new Oracle Developers Blog is your go-to home for the latest technical developer articles, interviews, tutorials, anddemos on Oracle, non-Oracle, and open source topics. Connect with community champions and Oracle product experts as theyshare their how-to advice on everything from caching with Oracle Application Container Cloud Service to using the newest Apache SparkStreaming runtime infrastructures.


The Sound of Technology Experience

Whether they are weighing down a shelf in your office or glowing on your tablet’s touchscreen, technical books are an important and evolving way to absorb insight and experience from thought leaders and technical experts. The Oracle community has its share of such experts, people who have put in the time pounding a keyboard to pour their skills onto pages for your reading pleasure. If you read tech books, or have aspirations of writing one, listen to this OTN ArchBeat Podcast featuring a panel of tech authors—and a representative from a tech publisher—in a wide-ranging conversation about what goesinto writing and publishing technical books.

OGh Tech Experience

Oracle Gebruikersclub Holland (OGh) will host its first Tech Experience June 15–16, 2017. This conference merges the successful Oracle Fusion Middleware Experience and DBA & SQL Celebration Day, and it serves the complete Oracle technology stack.The conference takes place in the “Rijtuigenloods,” a unique industrial location previously used for restoring and painting railcars.


Gear Up for Java SE 9

Java SE 9 is feature-complete, and the ramp-down process has started. Java SE 9 introduces a module system to the Java platform, and the early draft review specification is available now. Take a look at the specification to make sure that your current code will work with JDK 9.