Another Day of Oracle OpenWorld and JavaOne comes to a close. The OTN Wearable Meetup was great thanks to the Oracle Usable Apps team and the folks who came and showed us their wearable tech.
Special Activity in the OTN lounge, Moscone South Upper Lobby for Wednesday October 1st -
Oracle Spatial and Graph users Meetup – 4 to 5pm
Meet the product managers, developers, and other users of Oracle's Spatial, Graph, and Multimedia Database technologies in these informal meetups. Share your questions, experiences, and ideas. Experts will listen to your product feedback and answer questions about
• Spatial and MapViewer features for location-enabled business apps and GIS systems. Hosted by the IOUG Oracle Spatial Special Interest Group
• RDF Graph for social network, semantic, and linked data applications
• Multimedia for image archives, medical image applications, and other media-related applications
Out of the OTN Lounge -
Annual Blogger Meetup - 5:30pm to 7pm - Jillian @ Metreon
OTN's Tech Fest was AWESOME! Thanks for joining us! We had fun, and we hope you did, too!
The OTN team have been busy shooting video and attending sessions. See what they've been up to so far -
Follow @JavaOneConf for conference-specific announcements
Hacking sessions and interviews on NightHacktingTV - LIVE from the Java Hub, 9am-4pm PT.
Special Activity in the OTN lounge, Moscone South Upper Lobby on Tuesday, September 30th - OTN Wearable Meetup – 4 to 6pm - See live demos of Oracle ideation and proof of concept wearable technology. Show us your own wearables and discuss the finer points of use cases, APIs, integrations, UX design, and fashion and style considerations for wearable tech development, and lots more!
Sunday OTN Kick Off Event was a BIG success and the RAC ATTACK was awesome. Thanks for joining us!
Here is a listing of OTN activities at Oracle OpenWorld and JavaOne for Monday, September 29th. Be sure to double check the schedule at the when you visit the OTN Lounge for any changes.
OTN Lounge - Upper Lobby, Moscone South -
Monday, September 29th to Wednesday October 1st-
- Oracle ACE Program –11:30 to 3:30 - The Oracle ACE Program Recognizes prominent advocates. Stop by to learn how to become an Oracle ACE, Gain community recognition for sharing your knowledge and expertise, Advance your career and network with like-minded peers
- Oracle Community - 11:30 to 3:30 - Learn about the Oracle Technology Network Community Platform, and get a preview of the new badges that are coming soon! Get answers to questions, network with peers, and be rewarded for your expertise/activity in the Oracle Community
- MAF Developer Challenge Office Hours – 12pm to 1pm - Taking the challenge? Stop by and talk to a MAF product expert. Not signed up? There is still time to register for the MAF Developer Challenge. Go here to register: (XXX)
- Relax and Make Your Own Shirt or Origami with us in the Lounge.
Monday September 29th Only -
- SQL Live - Monday, September 29th, 2:00pm – 4:00 pm - Come learn about this Dynamic leaning environment featuring code libraries, tutorials, schemas and worksheets for improving your SQL and PL/SQL knowledge and skills.
- Delphix and DbVisit –Monday, September 29th, 3:30pm to 5pm - Enter the worlds of database replication and virtualization fast and hassle free. Meet with experts that will help you get up and running with tools and labs that will help you grok how replication and virtualization really work.
- Oracle Technology Network’s TechFest with Tweet for a Beer–Monday September, 29th 7pm to 9pm – Howard Street Plaza - OTN's Tech Fest is the place hang with your techie peers, sip wine or drink beer, dance to the DJ. Be sure to keep your eyes out for the blinking OTN team they will be walking around the event handing out "goodies" while they last. This event is open to Oracle OpenWorld and JavaOne full conference pass attendees. Don't forget your badge!
- The Yes SQL session hosted by Steven Feuerstein for 6:00 PM this evening is "sold out" but not to worry, Steven will be in the OTN Lounge all week with SQL and PL/SQL books and ready to answer any questions.
OTN Activities @ Java Hub / Hilton - Monday, September 29th to Wednesday, October 1st -
- 3D Modeling
- Meet The Experts
- Get Your NEW OTN Java Shirt! Find out how onsite @ the OTN Desk in the Java Hub
Normally on Fridays we accumulate the Best of Content for that week, but this time around we are going to look at what OTN has in store for Oracle OpenWorld and JavaOne attendees — starting with what is lined up for September 28th in the OTN Lounge located in Upper Lobby, Moscone South.
OTN Kick Off Meetup - 3 to 5pm - A perfect way to start the week! Join us for a beverage, grab a community ‘band’ to help find like-minded folks, and network! You'll also be able to make origami, use our photo booth to share how much fun you are having, and Tweet for a beer.
The OTN Community Managers will be posting videos and blogs all week long so make sure to check them out often:
Follow @JavaOneConf for conference-specific announcements
Hacking sessions and interviews on NightHacktingTV - LIVE from the Java Hub, 9am-4pm PT.
What: Oracle Bloggers Meetup 2014
When: Wed, 1-Oct-2014, 5:30pm
The Top 3 most popular videos on the OTN ArchBeat YouTube Channel for the last seven days:
- 2 Minute Tech Tip: Vagrant, Puppet, Docker, and Packer
by Oracle ACE Director Lucas Jellema
- 2 Minute Tech Tip: Middleware as a Service
by Kelly Goestch, Product Director, Oracle Cloud Application Foundation
- 2 Minute Tech Tip: Understanding IP Ports
Oracle ACE Director Simon Haslam
Click here for the entire 2 Minute Tech Tip series.
Friday Fun from OTN Architect Community Director Bob Rhubart:
If the original version of Meghan Trainor's All About That Bass doesn't quite mesh with your musical tastes, mix yourself a nice martini (up, with a lemon twist, please) and cool out with this brilliant, jazzy cover by the marvelous Kate Davis.
w00t! OOW 2014 RAC ATTACK Set Up Instructions- Going to the RAC ATTACK at OOW 2014? We're meeting on Sunday 9/28 starting at 9:00 am at the Oracle Technology Lounge in the Moscone South Lobby. Here's the FIRST, NEXT and FINALLY information you need to be ready to learn more about Oracle 12c and Real Application Clusters.
Java's New Console Management Tool - Great for sysadmins - Learn More!
Tech Article: Why another MVC? - The recent filing of a new JSR for an MVC 1.0 framework in Java EE 8  calls for some clarification on how that JSR relates to JSF.
Friday Funny from OTN Java Community Manager, Tori Wieldt - What Programmers Say vs. What They Mean
Strategy, Technical and Community Keynotes - Start JavaOne with the Strategy and Technical keynotes to learn about the strategy and roadmaps as well as technical insights. The keynotes will be Sunday, September 28 from 12:45p.m. to 3:00p.m., at Moscone North, Hall D
Oracle ZS3 Series has the capability to boot directly out of memory 16,000 VMs in under seven minutes. Read more in Steve Zivanic’s interview for the CUBE at VMworld.
Latest Lab by Orgad: How to Set Up a Hadoop 2 Cluster with Oracle Solaris - How to set up an Apache Hadoop 2 (YARN) cluster using Oracle Solaris Zones, Oracle Solaris ZFS, and Unified Archive. Presented at Oracle OpenWorld, but I'll try to convince him to publish it on OTN at a later date.
Making Sure Your Exadata Is Running Right - Rick uses another motorcycle analogy and connects it to Oracle.
Have you been searching the Oracle OpenWorld content catalog trying to decide which sessions to add to your schedule? We suggest you spend some time looking over the Oracle ACE session Focus On Document that lists all 149 sessions that will be presented by an Oracle ACE, ACE Associate or ACE Director.
Participants of the Oracle ACE Program are recognized for frequently sharing their technical insight, knowledge, and real world experience with the Oracle Community. We hope this handy list saves you some time preparing your session schedule and gives you some more time to think about what kind of cool t-shirt you are going to design while you're hanging out in the OTN Lounge. ;-)
Here are a few round ups of session that will be at Oracle OpenWorld in just a few weeks!
Oracle Database Service sessions, from good friend Chris Warticki - @cwarticki
LAST CHANCE: Use code DDD4 to save $75 off a JavaOne Discover Pass.
JCP Activities at JavaOne 2014 - Read this blog to learn what's happening with the JCP program, JCP.Next, Adopt-a-JSR, meet the 12th Annual JCP Award nominees and potential new JCP Executive Committee (EC) members.
Driverless Cars and Java - Paul Perrone is a regular fixture at JavaOne, and this year's conference is no exception. He will give a session called "Automated Vehicle Testing with Java." Read the full oracle.com story, "Java Takes the Wheel."
Friday Funny: “Whats the object-oriented way to become wealthy?”
Systems Community -
SPARC M7 - A good read about “the forthcoming SPARC M7, the biggest and baddest SPARC processor that either Sun Microsystems or Oracle has ever created.”
Interesting Q&A on the OTN Solaris Community:
"I've imported a service, using inetconv, into the smf repository with a typo. The service is now MASKED so I can't remove it using svcadm delcust. Can a service be un-MASKED ? - Turns out the behavior of "svccfg import" and "svccfg delete fmri" has changed in Oracle Solaris 11. Go to the conversation to learn more.
Oracle's SPARC T5-4 Server Processor Upgrade Animation - This animation shows you how to upgrade a SPARC T5-4 server from a one-processor to a two-processor configuration and much more.
Get involved in community conversations on the following OTN channels...
Make sure to leave room in your suitcase for a signed copy of a book written by one of our amazing Oracle ACEs and Oracle ACE Directors! You can find the Oracle OpenWorld Bookstore in the Moscone South Upper Lobby (right next to the OTN Lounge). Here is a list of ACEs and the times when they will be doing a book signing in the Oracle OpenWorld Bookstore:Monday, September 29th, 2014 - 1:00pm to 1:30pm - Meet and Greet Session with Oracle Press Authors
- Luc Bors, Oracle ACE - Oracle Mobile Application Framework Developer Guide
- Gustavo Gonzalez, ACE Director - Oracle E-Business Suite Financials Handbook, 3rd Ed.
- Michelle Malcher, ACE Director - Oracle Database 12c: Install, Configure & Maintain Like a Professional
- Michael McLaughlin, Oracle ACE - Oracle Database 12c PL/SQL Programming
- Harshad Oak - ACE Director - Java EE Applications on Oracle Java Cloud
- Matjaz B. Juric, ACE Director - WS BPEL Beginner's Guide - Packt Publishing
- Ian Abramson, Oracle ACE - Oracle Database 12c: Install, Configure & Maintain Like a Professional
- Arun Gupta, Java Champion - Java EE and HTML5 Enterprise Application Development
- Micael Rosenblum, Oracle ACE - Oracle PL/SQL Performance Tuning Tips & Techniques
- Brendan Tierney, ACE Director - Predictive Analytics Using Oracle Data Miner
- Michelle Malcher, ACE Director - Oracle Database 12c: Install, Configure & Maintain Like a Professional
Over the past seven days the following OTN technical articles were the most popular on the topic of Identity and Security:
- How To Configure Browser-based SSO with Kerberos/SPNEGO and Oracle WebLogic Server [May 2013]
by Abhijit Patil
Oracle WebLogic Server offers a complete solution for single sign-on with Microsoft clients using Kerberos.
- Working with Oracle Security Token Service in an Architecture Involving Oracle WebLogic and Oracle Service Bus [January 2014]
by Ronaldo Fernandes
A step by step guide to creating a single sign-on between Oracle WebLogic and Oracle Service Bus using Oracle Security Token Service (OSTS) to generate SAML tokens.
- Oracle Identity Manager UI Customizations [February 2014]
by Gaurav Singh
Tips, tricks, and technical insight into customizations for the Oracle Identity Manager user interface.
Friday Fun from OTN Architect Community Manager Bob Rhubart:
You will be forgiven for jumping out of your chair and dancing along to this fantastic performance by my guitar hero, Ry Cooder, along Louisiana accordion great with Buckwheat Zydeco and rocker Lenny Kravitz: Click here for the video.
Oracle Key Vault Option is Here - Finally, a centralized way to manage all the encryption keys and credential files in the data center. learn more!.
Tech Article: Understanding Java JIT Compilation with JITWatch - Java expert Ben Evans provide a primer on Just-In-Time compilation with JITWatch
Interview with Nikita Salnikov-Tarnovski - Another sneak peek of what is in store for JavaOne sessions!
New Articles for Oracle Solaris Developers - Rick Ramsey point us to three NEW articles for Oracle Solaris Developers.Brendan Gregg's Quick Reference Page for Linux Performance - Brendan Gregg is a regular contributor to DTrace and other Oracle Solaris technologies. Recently, Brendan turned his high-performance spectacles on Linux.
Tech Article: How to Get the Best Networking Performance from OVM for SPARC -
Oracle VM lets you assign I/O networking resources to domains with a lot of flexibility. With this flexibility comes a wide range of performance possibilities. This article provides guidance regarding the most suitable configuration for certain workloads.
It is September again! The OTN team is working hard to provide an excellent experience for the OTN Members once again at Oracle OpenWorld and JavaOne in San Francisco, September 28th through October 2nd 2014. OTN events to put on your calender right away!
- OTN Kick Off Event – Sunday, September 28th, 3 to 5pm - Perfect way to start the week! Join us for a beverage, grab a community ‘band’ to help find like minded folks, and to network! In OTN Lounge Moscone South Upper Lobby.
- Oracle Technology Network's TechFest - Monday, September 29th, 7pm to 9pm - Developers, DBAs, Architects, Sys Admins and tech enthusiasts: come celebrate in Howard Street Plaza!
- OTN Wearable Meetup – Tuesday, September 30th, 4 to 6pm - Get your best wearables technology gear on and come hang out with the OTN Team and the Oracle Applications User Experience team. Inexpensive yet tasteful gifts for attendees sporting wearable tech, while supplies last!
Once again the OTN team can be found in two locations; OTN Lounge in Moscone South and in Java Hub in Hilton. Stay tuned to this blog to learn more details, but here are some of the highlights so far for both locations.OTN Lounge Moscone South Upper Lobby Activities and Meetups- Community Meetups -
- RAC Attack – Sunday September 28th, 9am to 2pm
- Delphix and DbVisit – Monday September 29th, 3:30pm to 5pm
- Oracle Spatial and Graph users Meetup– Wednesday October 1st, 4 to 5pm
- Make Your Own Shirt - some of the design options are below.
- Photo Booth
- Kiosks featuring Oracle Community, ACE program and other community initiatives.
- 3D Modeling
- Meet The Experts
- Get Your OTN Java Shirt Find out how onsite!
* Watch for schedules on JavaOne Blog.
- Oracle Coherence Community on Java.net | Brian Oliver and Randy Stafford [October 24, 2013]
Brian Oliver (Senior Principal Solutions Architect, Oracle Coherence) and Randy Stafford (Architect At-Large, Oracle Coherence Product Development) discuss the evolution of the Oracle Coherence Community on Java.net and how developers can actively participate in product development through Coherence Community open projects. Visit the Coherence Community at: https://java.net/projects/coherence.
- The Raspberry Pi Java Carputer and Other Wonders | Simon Ritter [February 13, 2014]
Oracle lead Java evangelist Simon Ritter talks about his Raspberry Pi-based Java Carputer IoT project and other topics he presented at QCon London 2014.
- Hot Features in Oracle APEX 5.0 | Joel Kallman [May 14, 2014]
Joel Kallman (Director, Software Development, Oracle) shares key points from his Great Lakes Oracle Conference 2014 session on new features in Oracle APEX 5.0.
Friday Funny from OTN Architect Community Manager Bob Rhubart:
Comedy legend Steve Martin entertains dogs in this 1976 clip from the Carol Burnette show.
OTN Database Community Home Page - See all tech articles, downloads etc. related to Oracle Database for DBA's and Developers.
JavaOne Blog - JRuby and JVM Languages at JavaOne! In this video interview, Charles shared the JRuby features he presented at the JVM Language Summit. He'll be at JavaOne read the blog to see all the sessions.
Java Source Blog - IoT: Wearables! Wearables are a subset of the Internet of Things that has gained a lot of attention. Learn More.
I love Java FaceBook - Java Advanced Management Console demo - Watch as Jim Weaver, Java Technology Ambassador at Oracle, walks through a demonstration of the new Java Advanced Management Console (AMC) tool.
OTN Garage Blog - Why Wouldn't Root Be Able to Change a Zone's IP Address in Oracle Solaris 11? - Read and learn the answer.
OTN Garage FaceBook - Securing Your Cloud-Based Data Center with Oracle Solaris 11 - Overview of the security precautions a sysadmin needs to take to secure data in a cloud infrastructure, and how to implement them with the security features in Oracle Solaris 11.
Brief public service announcement before we get into the OTN community best of content for the week.... Four Bands. Three Epic Nights. Join Oracle for three evenings of entertainment and fun, all during Oracle OpenWorld and JavaOne, September 28-October 2, San Francisco. Learn More
Any discussion of the best of OTN must include the OTN ArchBeat Podcast. Consistently among the top 3 most popular Oracle podcasts, Archbeat focuses on real conversations with community members. Normally I pick the topics and the guest panelists for each program, but now you have a chance to take over that role and become a Guest Producer. In that role you'll pick the discussion topic and the panelists, while I do the all of the grunt work, allowing you to bask in the glory
Want to know how to become an OTN ArchBeat Podcast Guest Producer? You'll find the details here: Yes, you can take over the OTN ArchBeat Podcast!
And here are two examples of OTN ArchBeat Podcasts produced by community members:
- Data Warehousing and Oracle Data Integrator, from July 2013, was produced by Oracle ACE Director Gurcan Orhan, and features panelists Uli Bethke , Cameron Lackpour , and Michael Rainey .
- DevOps, Cloud, and Role Creep, from June 2013, was produced by Oracle ACE Director Ron Batra and features panelists Basheer Khan and Cary Millsap
-- OTN Architect Community Manager Bob RhubartDatabase Community
OTN DBA/DEV Watercooler Blog - Did You Say "JSON Support" in Oracle 220.127.116.11?.
-- OTN Database Community Manager Laura RamseyJava Community
The Java Source Blog - walkmod : A Tool to Apply Coding Conventions .
Friday Funny: I was worried the #NSA might be spying on me Thanks, @pacohope.
-- OTN Java Community Manager Tori WeildtSystems Community
The OTN Systems Community HomePage- Find Great Resources for System Admins and Developers.
-- OTN Systems Community Manager Rick Ramsey
Tech Article - Playing with ZFS Snapshots, by ACE Alexandre Borges -
Alexandre creates a ZFS pool, loads it with files, takes a snapshot, verifies that the snapshot worked, removes files from the pool, and finally reverts back to the snapshot file. Then he shows you how to work with snapshot streams. Great way to do backups
From OTN Garage FB - Recently a DBA at an IOUG event complained to Tales from the Data Center that they were unable to install from the Solaris 11.2 ISO. They had seen an Openstack a few weeks ago, and wanted to know how to install Solaris 11.2 in a VM. So guys… here is a step by step for you - Tales from the Datacenter.Java Community - Tori Wieldt, OTN Java Community Manager
Tech Article: Learning Java Programming with BlueJ IDE https://blogs.oracle.com/java/entry/tech_article_learning_java_programming
Friday Funny : "An int and an int sometimes love each other very much and decide to make a long." @asz #jvmls Thanks @stuartmarks !Database Community - Laura Ramsey, OTN Database Community Manager
OTN DBA/DEV Watercooler Blog - Oracle Database 12c Release 18.104.22.168 is Here! ..with the long awaited In-Memory option, plus 21 new features. Oracle Database 12c Release 22.214.171.124 supports Linux and Oracle Solaris (SPARC and x86 64 bit). Read More!Architect Community - Bob Rhubart, OTN Architect Community Manager
Top 3 Playlists on the OTN ArchBeat YouTube Channel
- Introduction to Oracle ADF (Oracle ADF Development: Web, Mobile and Beyond - Track 1)
This playlist consists of videos from the Introduction to Oracle ADF track from the Oracle Technology Network Virtual Developer Day event "Oracle ADF Development: Web, Mobile and Beyond." The playlist plays the videos in their original sequence.
- Oracle OpenWorld 2013 Interviews
Interviews with experts and community leaders recorded during Oracle OpenWorld 2013 in San Francisco. Many of those interviewed are members of the Oracle ACE Program.
- Advanced ADF Topics (Oracle ADF Development: Web, Mobile and Beyond - Track 2)
This playlist consists of the three video presentation from the Advance ADF Topics track in the OTN Virtual Developer Day event "Oracle ADF Development: Web, Mobile and Beyond." The playlist plays the videos in their original sequence.
Rick Ramsey, OTN Systems Community Manager, just wrote a GREAT blog post about the upcoming OTN Latin America Tour! A brief excerpt is below - go to his blog post to see the full schedule and register for this series of events which kicks off August 2nd.
"Oracle User Groups in Latin America, our friends in the Oracle product teams, Oracle ACES, and the Oracle Technology Network have put together a terrific agenda for the 2014 Tour. Hands-on labs, demos, and presentations for developers and deployers of the technologies in the Oracle stack, from applications all the way to systems, including Oracle Database and trending topics such as Big Data. Presenters will be product experts drawn from the Oracle ACE Community and Oracle product teams."
Five articles explaining how to use ZFS in the real world, by Oracle ACE Alexandre Borges.
Tech Article: Playing with ZFS Encryption -
Oracle Solaris 11 supports native encryption on ZFS so that it can protect critical data without depending on external programs. It's also integrated with the Cryptographic Framework. Alexandre explains the benefits of these and other Oracle Solaris encryption capabilities, and the different methods for encrypting and decrypting files, file systems, and pools.
Article - Building Bridges - Accept the existence of silos in large organizations, but build bridges between them and, incentives to use those bridges, by my colleague Bob Rhubart, manager of OTN's Architect Community.
Organizational silos thwarting IT architecture goals? Put away the sledgehammer.
Java Community- Blog - Oracle releases #JavaSE 8 Update 11 and Java SE 7 Update 65 - Developers can download the latest Java SE JDK and JRE the Oracle Technology Network.
Java Magazine: The July/August issue of Java Magazine explores the Java Virtual Machine (JVM), and includes a JavaOne preview.
RT @OracleAcademy: Where Are the #Women in Makerspaces? #WomeninSTEM #gendergap #tech - Read more here.
Database Community -
Hey Hey! Oracle has published it's Critical Patch Advisory for July 2014. Get it Here. Send to Your Friends!
Web Launch Replay- Oracle Big Data SQL - Bringing Structured Queries to an Unstructured World. Oracle has just launched Oracle Big Data SQL.
Pre-Built Developer VMs (for Oracle VM VirtualBox) -
Learning your way around a new software stack is challenging enough
without having to spend multiple cycles on the install process. Instead,
we have packaged such stacks into pre-built Oracle VM VirtualBox
appliances that you can download, install, and experience as a single
unit. Just downloaded/assemble the files, import into VirtualBox
(available for free), import, and go (but not for production use or
OTN will be posting it's list of 'can't do anywhere else' activities that we will be hosting at Oracle OpenWorld and JavaOne soon.
Virtual Technology Summit - Content is now OnDemand!
In this four track virtual event attendees had the opportunity to learn firsthand from Oracle ACEs, Java Champions, and Oracle product experts, as they shared their insight and expertise on Java, systems, database and middleware. A replay of the sessions is now available for your viewing.Architect Community
In addition to interviews with tech experts and community leaders, the OTN ArchBeat YouTube Channel also features technical videos, most pulled from various OTN online technical events. The following are the three most popular of those tech videos for the past seven days.
Debugging and Logging for Oracle ADF Applications
We're only human. Regardless how much work Oracle ADF does for us, or how powerful the JDeveloper IDE is, the inescapable truth is that as developers we will still make mistakes and introduce bugs into our ADF applications. In this video Oracle ADF Product Manager Chris Muir explores the sophisticated debugging tooling JDeveloper provides.
Developer Preview: Oracle WebLogic 12.1.3
Oracle WebLogic 12.1.3 includes some exciting developer-centric enhancements. IN this video Steve Button focuses on some of the more interesting updates around Java EE 7 features and examines how they will affect your development process.
Best Practices in Oracle ADF Development
In this video Frank Nimphius presents a brown-bag of ideas, hints and best practices that will help you to build better ADF applications.
"I always wanted to be somebody, but now I realize I should have been more specific." - Lily Tomlin
@Java RT @JDeveloper: Running Oracle ADF application High availability (HA)
Oracle DB Dev FaceBook Posts -
- Excellent article leading up to the Oracle #bigdatasql launch next week - 10 Ways to Get the Most Out of Big Data
- Great Blog here from good friend Maria Colgan on Oracle In-Memory and the Optimizer... Great Read!
Congratulations to the Winners #IoTDevchallenge -
Oracle Technology Network and Oracle Academy are proud to announce the winners of the IoT Developer Challenge. All of them making the Internet of Things come true. And, of course, built with the Java platform at the center of Things. See who the winners are in this blog post - https://blogs.oracle.com/java/entry/announcing_the_iot_developer_challenge.
OS Tips and Tricks for Sysadmins - This three-session track, part of the Global OTN Virtual Technology Summits; Americas July 9th, EMEA July 10th and APAC July 16th, will show you how to configure Oracle Linux to run Oracle Database 11g and 12c, how to use the latest networking capabilities in Oracle Solaris 11, and how to troubleshoot networking problems in Unix and Linux systems. Experts will be on hand to answer your questions live. Register now.
Disaster Recovery with Oracle Data Guard and Oracle GoldenGate -
The best part about preparing for the upcoming OTN Virtual Technology Summit is reading up on the technology we'll be presenting. Today's reading: Disaster recovery with Oracle Data Guard... it's an essential capability that every Oracle DBA should master.
Community blogs and social networks have been buzzing about the recent release of Oracle SOA Suite 12c, Oracle Mobile Application Foundation, and other new stuff. I've shared links to several such posts over the past several days on the OTN ArchBeat Facebook page. The three items below drew the most attention.
SOA Suite 12c: Exploring Dependencies - Visualizing dependencies between SOA artifacts | Lucas Jellema
Oracle ACE Director Lucas Jellema explores the use of the Dependency Explorer in JDeveloper 12c for tracking and visualizing dependencies in artifacts in SOA composites or Service Bus projects.
Managing Files for the Hybrid Cloud Use Cases, Challenges and Requirements | Dave Berry
This paper by Dave Berry, Vikas Anand, and Mala Ramakrishnan discusses Oracle Managed File transfer and best practices for sharing files within your enterprise and externally for partners and cloud services.
Say hello to the new Oracle Mobile Application Framework | Shay Shmeltzer
What's the Oracle Mobile Application Framework (MAF)? Oracle MAF, available as an extension to both JDeveloper and Eclipse, lets you develop a single application that will run on both iOS and Android devices. MAF is based on Oracle ADF Mobile, but adds many new features. Want more information? Click the link to read a post by product manager Shay Shmeltzer.
On July 4th Americans will celebrate the US victory over the British in the Revolutionary War by grilling mountains of meat, consuming mass quantities of beer, and making trips to the emergency room to reattach fingers blown off with poorly-handled fireworks. This hilarious video featuring comic actor Stephen Merchant offers a UK perspective on the outcome of that war.
A tip of a three-cornered hat to Oracle ACE Director Mark Rittman and Oracle Enterprise Architect Andrew Bond for bringing this video to my attention.
Happy Friday! You've probably seen some notices, but can't forget to remind you to register for the the upcoming Virtual Technology Summits coming up July 9th, 10th and 16th. Something for everyone! Learn more here.
Kscope 2014 is now history. So can you think of a better time to watch the three most popular Kscope14 preview interviews from the OTN ArchBeat YouTube channel? Ah, the memories...
Stewart Bryson on OBIEE, ODI
Oracle ACE Director RedPill Analytics co-founder Stewart Bryson and talks about Oracle Business Intelligence, Oracle Data Integrator, and Oracle GoldenGate.
Tim Tow on Java Essbase API and ODTUG Community Service Day
Tim Tow, an Oracle ACE Director, founder and president of Applied OLAP, and an ODTUB board member, previews his four Kscope 2014 sessions and talks about ODTUG Community Service Day.
Shay Shmeltzer on Mobile App Development with Oracle ADF Mobile
Oracle Development Tools Director of Product Management Shay Shmeltzer talks about mobile application development and Oracle ADF, the core subjects of his presentations as part of the ADF and Fusion Development track at ODTUG KScope.
For you World Cup fans, here's a little something of questionable taste from Triumph, the Insult Comic Dog.
Helping Your Compiler Handle the Size of Your Constants - If you type the constants in your code incorrectly, your compiler will return an error. Darryl Gove explains why, and how to avoid the problem.
Playing with ZFS Shadow Migration- If you need to migrate data from a server running Oracle Solaris 10 or 11 to one running Oracle Solaris 11.1, use Shadow Migration. It's easy, and allows you to migrate shared ZFS, UFS, or VxFS (Symantec) file systems through NFS or even through a local file system. Alexandre shows how.
Register for the Virtual Technology Summits taking place July 9th (Americas 9am to 1pm PT), 10th (EMEA 9am to 1pm BST) and 16th (APAC 10am to 2pm IST) and be blown away by the Database - Mastering Oracle Database Management & Development Techniques track content - In this track Oracle ACEs and product team experts will present advanced features and management methods that will help you master your Oracle Database capabilities and drive greater performance, agility and manageability of your IT implementation. This track will build upon your skills with data management, migration, and performance.