Podcast: Microservices: Getting Real

It has been almost two and a half years since the ArchBeat podcast last visited the topic of microservices. In that time interest in microservices has increased considerably, generating an ocean of virtual ink and social chatter. In fact, microservices has been a prominent theme in the Oracle Code event series now touring the globe. The panel of experts assembled for this podcast is comprised of people who presented at recent Oracle Code events in New York and elsewhere.   The...

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 | Architect | Read More

Video: Running WebLogic Applications on Docker using Oracle Container Cloud Service

It is certainly possible to demonstrate how to run a Java WebLogic application within a Docker image, test that application locally using Docker Compose,  then push that image to Docker Hub, and then it run on Oracle Container Cloud Service. But is is possible to do all that in two minutes or less? The answer is yes, and for the proof all you have to do is press play on the video  above. The video is the very first 2 Minute Tech Tip from Craig Barr, a software architect with...

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 | Architect | Read More

IoT, Microservices, Database: Most-Watched 2 Minute Tech Tips - May 8-14, 2017

Here's this week's look at what people are watching among the more than 200 tech tip videos available on the ArchBeat YouTube Channel. Notable this week: Blaine Carter's new cautionary tip about IoT enters the Top 10 at #1. Newest Tip:  Craig Barr's tip on running WLS apps on Docker via OCCS (#6). Oldest Tip: Chris Saxon's database tables tip, originally published on March 4, 2015, now making its 45th Top 10 appearance (#3). And speaking of longevity, Oracle ACE Atul Kumar's tip...

Monday, May 15, 2017 | Architect | Read More

Video: It's an Awesome Time to be a Developer

"The entire industry is going through a generational transformation around cloud computing," says Deepak Patil, Oracle's VP of Engineering for IaaS. That's one factor that makes this "the best time ever to be a software developer." "Technology is being democratized for developers at an unprecedented speed," Patil explains. "A lot of bottlenecks that got in the way of engineering agility and development velocity are being eliminated at a very fast pace. The aspects of...

Friday, May 12, 2017 | Architect | Read More

Video: CQRS or CRUD: Modeling Enterprise Applications

Java Champion Sebastian Daschner discusses the Command Query Responsibility Segregation (CQRS) method for modeling enterprise applications, and how it compares to the create, read, update, and delete (CRUD) method, particularly with regard to event sourcing. Sebastian has been a very busy guy, having presented sessions at the Oracle Code events in New York, Toronto, and London, and even found time to record a 2 Minute Tech Tip on boosting your JavaEE productivity with...

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 | Architect | Read More

Video: IoT: You're Not Paranoid Enough

Is your IoT-enabled toaster sharing information about your WiFi network? Is someone using that device you ask for weather reports to listen to your private conversations? Are you concerned about the security of IoT devices? Maybe you should be. The Internet of Things presents architect and developers with enormous opportunities for innovation, and it's well worth the time and effort to explore the various devices and possibilities. But as an architect or developer you need to...

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 | Architect | Read More

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