Best of OTN - Week of December 29th

Happy New Year from the OTN team and the New Years Rooster!  Now on to the Best of OTN for this week...

Architect -

Sample Chapter: Integration with Fusion Applications
This 54-page sample chapter (PDF, 1.71MB) from the Oracle Fusion Applications Development and Extensibility Handbook (2013, Oracle Press) examines the role SOA plays in the process of integrating with Fusion Applications.

Tech Article: MDM and SOA: Be Warned!
This article, part of the "Industrial SOA" series, offers a motive for using MDM, presents typical variants for possible MDM architecture concepts, and illustrates the interplay of MDM and SOA.

Podcast: Oracle SOA B2B Integration - Part 3
EDI remains in wide use among old-guard companies, but newer companies are embracing ebXML and other alternatives. Listen to the final segment in this series as panelists Krishnaprem Bhatia, Alan Perlovsky, and Scott Haaland discuss the future of SOA B2B integration.

Friday Funny from Bob Rhubart, Architect Community Manager: "If you had to identify, in one word, the reason why the human race has not achieved, and never will achieve, its full potential, that word would be 'meetings.'" - Dave Barry

Database -

Sophisticated Call Stack Analysis - This is a great way to start 2014!  Check out the DBMS_UTILITY functions in Oracle Database 12c that answer questions programmers ask as they develop, debug, and maintain their code. Thank you Steven Feuerstein!

Top Trends in 2014 for Data Security - Two of the most important questions to be asking about your data: Where is all the sensitive data? Who has access to that data? Hit this article to read more about the Top Trends in 2014 for Data Security.

What Makes Oracle Linux the Best Platform for Oracle Database 12c - Learn how Oracle Linux is the cost-effective and high-performance choice when modernizing infrastructure or consolidating database instances on Oracle Database 12c in this whitepaper.

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Friday Funny for Laura Ramsey, Database Community Manager: New Year's Rooster. Picture at top of post : ).


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