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Wednesday at OpenWorld and JavaOne

Wed, 2016-09-21 10:24

Wednesday at the OTN Lounge and Java Hub have activities still in full swing.

Have you visited the IoT Workshop in the OTN Lounge? Interact with your fellow attendees by getting your own wi-fi micro microcontroller and connect it to Oracle IoT Cloud Service. OTN is partnering with the AppsLab, the OAUX emerging technologies team, to make this happen. Don’t forget to download the app to participate in the workshop.

The Java Hub Gaming Station is in its last day! Play your favorite Nintendo games on a retro handheld console, powered by Java, running on a Raspberry Pi, and printed on a 3D printer. It is optimized using Flight Recorder and is connected to the Oracle Cloud.

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This past Sunday the OTN Lounge hosted the Women in Technology (WIT) Panel. They will be at the Java Hub today at 1:30. Visit the Oracle WIT community space to learn more and join the conversation. It's a place to share your knowledge, technical resources and engage with other women throughout the Oracle technical community. Make sure to include #OTNWIT with posts you'd like to share!

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The OTN Systems Hub has times for the Systems’ sessions at OpenWorld and interviews at the OTN Lounge, with Jamie Iles discussing security and downtime at 10 am.

Visit the OTN Archbeat Blog to learn more about specific ACE sessions and stop by the OTN Lounge to watch the taping of the infamous Two Minute Tech Tips.

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Tonight the OTN and Pythian are sponsoring the Oracle Bloggers Meetup. It will be held at Jillian’s @ Metreon 5:30 – 7:00 pm. Following the meetup is the Oracle Appreciation Event featuring Multi-GRAMMY Award-Winning Artists Sting and Gwen Stefani.

Tuesday at OpenWorld and JavaOne

Tue, 2016-09-20 14:28

Welcome to Tuesday from both the OTN Lounge and Java Hub!

We encourage you to stop by and contribute to the German artist Mirja Wellman’smasterpiece. This experience is located at both the OTN Lounge and Java Hub. Drawa shape on the Gluon JavaOneCommunity App and those images will be transferred to a CNC machine to cutinto your own unique design. You can keep one part and the other will becontributed to the project.

Come to the Java Hub to meet Nao, a humanoid andprogrammable robot, created by Aldebaran Robotics. Learn how to program therobots of the future. Nao is alsowearing the sticker that can earn a $10 donation to Girls Who Code with eachselfie. Remember to add #DevelopersRule to your post!

The OTNArchbeat Blog has the various Oracle ACE sessions, including Agile, theOracle Application Container Cloud, and a live demo on Integrating 10 OraclePaaS Services.

There are Systemssessions being held throughout the day, but don’t forget to watch the CommunityCastinterview about Rapid Application Deployment with Oracle VM Templates, 1:30 atthe OTN Lounge.

Tuesday at OpenWorld and JavaOne

Tue, 2016-09-20 14:28
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Welcome to Tuesday from both the OTN Lounge and Java Hub!

We encourage you to stop by and contribute to the German artist Mirja Wellman’s masterpiece. This experience is located at both the OTN Lounge and Java Hub. Draw a shape on the Gluon JavaOne Community App and those images will be transferred to a CNC machine to cut into your own unique design. You can keep one part and the other will be contributed to the project.

Come to the Java Hub to meet Nao, a humanoid and programmable robot, created by Aldebaran Robotics. Learn how to program the robots of the future. Nao is also wearing the sticker that can earn a $10 donation to Girls Who Code with each selfie. Remember to add #DevelopersRule to your post!

The OTN Archbeat Blog has the various Oracle ACE sessions, including Agile, the Oracle Application Container Cloud, and a live demo on Integrating 10 Oracle PaaS Services.

There are Systems sessions being held throughout the day, but don’t forget to watch the CommunityCast interview about Rapid Application Deployment with Oracle VM Templates, 1:30 at the OTN Lounge.

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Monday at OpenWorld and JavaOne

Mon, 2016-09-19 15:12

Today marks the first day for the Java Hub starting at 9:30am in the Hilton and day two of the OTN Lounge in Moscone South opening at 10am.

As we continue our OTN Lounge activities, the Community Castis in full swing starting at 9 am and running throughout the day. Click here to see whatyou may have missed yesterday, including our OTN Women in Technology (#OTNWIT),and Oracle ACEs and technology experts sharing new Oracle technologies andinnovation. We also have livestreaming at JavaOne throughout the day.

The Community Kiosk will be open 10:30-5. Learn about thelatest community platform updates and features with how to earn even morepoints. Or stop by our ACE Program Kiosk with the chance to learn more abouthow to become an ACE and how this can help you gain community recognition forsharing your knowledge and expertise.

Want to make a difference with a selfie? Stop by the OTNLounge or Java Hub for your sticker, post a selfie with the sticker on Twitteror Instagram using the hashtag #DevelopersRule. For each post Oracle willdonate $10 to Girls Who Code.

  • Clickhere to find out the activities for Middleware.

o Highlights include sessions/events for thoseinterested in cloud, middleware, business intelligence, development tools, andbeyond.

  • Visit the Systemsblog for Monday’s sessions and Community Casts.
  • Learn more of theactivities going on at the Java Hub.

Monday at OpenWorld and JavaOne

Mon, 2016-09-19 15:12

Today marks the first day for the Java Hub starting at 9:30 am in the Hilton and day two of the OTN Lounge in Moscone South opening at 10 am.

As we continue our OTN Lounge activities, the Community Cast is in full swing starting at 9 am and running throughout the day. Click here to see what you may have missed yesterday, including our OTN Women in Technology (#OTNWIT), and Oracle ACEs and technology experts sharing new Oracle technologies and innovation. We also have live streaming at JavaOne throughout the day.

The Community Kiosk will be open 10:30-5. Learn about the latest community platform updates and features with how to earn even more points. Or stop by our ACE Program Kiosk with the chance to learn more about how to become an ACE and how this can help you gain community recognition for sharing your knowledge and expertise.

Want to make a difference with a selfie? Stop by the OTN Lounge or Java Hub for your sticker, post a selfie with the sticker on Twitter or Instagram using the hashtag #DevelopersRule. For each post Oracle will donate $10 to Girls Who Code.

  • Click here to find out the activities for Middleware.

o Highlights include sessions/events for those interested in cloud, middleware, business intelligence, development tools, and beyond.

  • Visit the Systems blog for Monday’s sessions and Community Casts.
  • Learn more of the activities going on at the Java Hub.
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What's Happening on Sunday: Oracle OpenWorld and JavaOne Update

Sun, 2016-09-18 13:49
We have some great activities going on in the OTN Lounge in Moscone South and the Java Hub in the Hilton this week.  It all kicks off with the OTN Welcome Event, today at 3 pm in the OTN Lounge. Come by to start the week off on the right foot and get to preview of all we have going on for for the rest of the week with:
  • HearingNest Community Art Experience
 - Attendees can draw shapes on the JavaOne Community Application by Gluon, and those images are then uploaded to the Oracle Cloud and transferred to CNC machines to be downloaded and cut into your unique design. These are both at the OTN Lounge and the Java Hub. Download the app here.
  • OTN Cloud Coffee Service
 - Watch baristas serve coffee using a Raspberry Pi and Java. Chat with them about anything related to Oracle University and OTN. 
  • IoT Workshop
 - Get your own wi-fi microcontroller and connect it to Oracle IoT Cloud Service. OTN is partnering with the AppsLab, the OAUX emerging technologies team to make this happen. Schedule your session here.
In addition to OTN’s activities throughout the week, we have several activities today.
  • Just Wrapping up : Oracle Cloud Experience 
Oracle - ACEs and experts from the Cloud SIG present a 4-hour introduction to the Oracle Database Cloud capabilities.
  • 3 pm – 4 pm : Women in Technology (WIT)
 - Join us at the OTN Lounge to attend a panel of women technologists and stick around to meet with the WIT panel.


  • 3:30 pm – 4 pm : Ask Tom - 
The Ask Tom team is here to answer your questions and issues at work. 


Along with our own events, make sure to check out other schedles in both OpenWorld and Java One.

What's Happening on Sunday: Oracle OpenWorld and JavaOne Update

Sun, 2016-09-18 13:49
We have some great activities going on in the OTN Lounge in Moscone South and the Java Hub in the Hilton this week.  It all kicks off with the OTN Welcome Event, today at 3 pm in the OTN Lounge. Come by to start the week off on the right foot and get to preview of all we have going on for for the rest of the week with:
  • HearingNest Community Art Experience
 - Attendees can draw shapes on the JavaOne Community Application by Gluon, and those images are then uploaded to the Oracle Cloud and transferred to CNC machines to be downloaded and cut into your unique design. These are both at the OTN Lounge and the Java Hub. Download the app here.
  • OTN Cloud Coffee Service
 - Watch baristas serve coffee using a Raspberry Pi and Java. Chat with them about anything related to Oracle University and OTN. 
  • IoT Workshop
 - Get your own wi-fi microcontroller and connect it to Oracle IoT Cloud Service. OTN is partnering with the AppsLab, the OAUX emerging technologies team to make this happen. Schedule your session here.
In addition to OTN’s activities throughout the week, we have several activities today.
  • Just Wrapping up : Oracle Cloud Experience 
Oracle - ACEs and experts from the Cloud SIG present a 4-hour introduction to the Oracle Database Cloud capabilities.
  • 3 pm – 4 pm : Women in Technology (WIT)
 - Join us at the OTN Lounge to attend a panel of women technologists and stick around to meet with the WIT panel.


  • 3:30 pm – 4 pm : Ask Tom - 
The Ask Tom team is here to answer your questions and issues at work. 


Along with our own events, make sure to check out other schedles in both OpenWorld and Java One.

Getting to know Bob Rhubart, OTN Architect Community Manager

Mon, 2016-08-15 11:58

Oracle ACE Mike Riley, asks OTN Architect Community Manager, Bob Rhubart about his podcasts, 2MTT videos, and about community.oracle.com. 

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Getting to know Bob Rhubart, OTN Architect Community Manager

Mon, 2016-08-15 11:58

Oracle ACE Mike Riley, asks OTN Architect Community Manager, Bob Rhubart about his podcasts, 2MTT videos, and about community.oracle.com. 

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Introducing the OTN Community Update!

Wed, 2016-07-27 12:00

Watch your one-stop source for the latest in Oracle technology and community Today!

We’re pleased to introduce the first iteration of the OTNCommunity Update. This first edition focuses on the Middleware community.

The Middleware Community Udpate starts with a quick look at the 12.2.1.1.0releases of Oracle JDeveloper and ADF. Next, you’ll meet Oracle ACE Tim German, one of the people responsiblefor the content presented at ODTUG Kscope 2016. Then we’ll wrap up with a lookahead to what you can expect to find in the OTN Lounge at Oracle OpenWorld 2016in San Francisco.

Click here to watch theOTN Community Update today!

Introducing the OTN Community Update!

Wed, 2016-07-27 12:00

Watch your one-stop source for the latest in Oracle technology and community Today!

We’re pleased to introduce the first iteration of the OTN Community Update. This first edition focuses on the Middleware community.

The Middleware Community Udpate starts with a quick look at the 12.2.1.1.0 releases of Oracle JDeveloper and ADF. Next, you’ll meet Oracle ACE Tim German, one of the people responsible for the content presented at ODTUG Kscope 2016. Then we’ll wrap up with a look ahead to what you can expect to find in the OTN Lounge at Oracle OpenWorld 2016 in San Francisco.

Click here to watch the OTN Community Update today!

Don’t Miss Hands-On Learning with Oracle Product Experts, Oracle ACE’s, and Java Champions!

Wed, 2016-07-06 17:43

The Oracle Technology Network team invites you to attend our latest OTN Summit series. Gain first hand access to highly technical demonstrations, presentations, and hands-on labs. View the full agenda and abstracts.

The Summit opens with Oracle Cloud Insights – A Conversation with Inderjeet Singh, Executive Vice President, Fusion Middleware Development. Then, in just over three hours, you can explore 12 different sessions among four tracks.

  • Database track: Three sessions focused on understanding the scope of your cloud implementation across basic Database operations, Business Analytics and Big Data management so you can evaluate your current database architecture in the context of Oracle Cloud services.
  • Java track: Learn best practices and platforms for improved development and deployment of Java applications, how to optimize your DevOps practices with practical and proven tactics, and create JavaScript applications leveraging Java EE as the backend.
  • Middleware track: This track will focus on Integration in the Cloud, with three sessions presenting three different angles on Oracle’s Integration Cloud Service (OICS) and learn about integration options, examine best practices and integration patterns, and watch a demo involving OICS, Peoplesoft, and Oracle's LinkedIn Adapter.
  • Systems track: For our attendees in this track will introduce the Oracle Public Cloud Machine, examine SQL in Silicon and Security in Silicon features, and a technical overview and best practices of the Oracle Exadata Cloud Service.

View the full agenda and abstracts.

Don’t Miss Hands-On Learning with Oracle Product Experts, Oracle ACE’s, and Java Champions!

Wed, 2016-07-06 17:43

The Oracle Technology Network team invites you to attend our latest OTN Summit series. Gain first hand access to highly technical demonstrations, presentations, and hands-on labs. View the full agenda and abstracts.

The Summit opens with Oracle Cloud Insights – A Conversation with Inderjeet Singh, Executive Vice President, Fusion Middleware Development. Then, in just over three hours, you can explore 12 different sessions among four tracks.

  • Database track: Three sessions focused on understanding the scope of your cloud implementation across basic Database operations, Business Analytics and Big Data management so you can evaluate your current database architecture in the context of Oracle Cloud services.
  • Java track: Learn best practices and platforms for improved development and deployment of Java applications, how to optimize your DevOps practices with practical and proven tactics, and create JavaScript applications leveraging Java EE as the backend.
  • Middleware track: This track will focus on Integration in the Cloud, with three sessions presenting three different angles on Oracle’s Integration Cloud Service (OICS) and learn about integration options, examine best practices and integration patterns, and watch a demo involving OICS, Peoplesoft, and Oracle's LinkedIn Adapter.
  • Systems track: For our attendees in this track will introduce the Oracle Public Cloud Machine, examine SQL in Silicon and Security in Silicon features, and a technical overview and best practices of the Oracle Exadata Cloud Service.

View the full agenda and abstracts.

Oracle Node.js & Java Microservices Hackathons

Fri, 2016-06-24 13:00

Join us at one of the Oracle Node.JS or Java Microservices Hackathons for a fun, hands-on, and informative day of learning and hacking!

These events provide a clear path to using Cloud Native methodologies to create, deploy, and manage web applications. After learning about different development technologies and deploying the reference implementation to the Oracle cloud, the afternoon will be spent building something new and exciting from that foundation.

List of Oracle Hackathons coming to a US city near you below -

Denver Office - 6/29/16

Montreal Office - 6/29/16

Detroit Office - 6/30/16


Philadelphia Office - 6/30/16

Dallas Office - 7/19/16

San Diego Office - 8/3/16


Toronto - 8/4/16

Many More cities in 2016 see entire list here

OTN Community Managers Speak Out About OTN Summit

Wed, 2016-06-22 12:00

Wondering why you should register for the OTN Summit?  Listen to Bob Rhubart, OTN Architect Community Manager and Javed Mohammed, OTN System Community Manager explain what their tracks will cover and why you should attend one of the OTN Summits coming up in July.

Middleware Track - 


Systems Track -

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Register Today!

July 12
 - 9:30 am - 1 pm (PST)

July 13
 - 9:30 am - 1 pm (BST)

July 14
 - 9:30 am - 1 pm (IST)



OTN Community Managers Speak Out About OTN Summit

Wed, 2016-06-22 12:00

Wondering why you should register for the OTN Summit?  Listen to Bob Rhubart, OTN Architect Community Manager and Javed Mohammed, OTN System Community Manager explain what their tracks will cover and why you should attend one of the OTN Summits coming up in July.

Middleware Track - 


Systems Track -

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Register Today!

July 12
 - 9:30 am - 1 pm (PST)

July 13
 - 9:30 am - 1 pm (BST)

July 14
 - 9:30 am - 1 pm (IST)



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