ASH visualized in R, ggplot2, Gephi, Jit, HighCharts, Excel ,SVG

There is more and more happening in the world of visualization and visualizing Oracle performance specifically with v$active_session_history.

Of these visualizations,  the one pushing the envelope the most is Marcin Przepiorowski. Marcin is responsible for writing S-ASH , ie Simulated ASH versions 2.1,2.2 and 2.3. See

Here are some examples of what I have seen happening out there in the web with these visualizations grouped by (more...)

DTrace improvements in Oracle Solaris 11.2

There have been a few improvements to DTrace in Solaris 11.2.

llquantize()

DTrace has quantize() and lquantize() aggregating actions to give you, respectively, a power-of-two distribution and a linear distribution of data points that you're interested in.  While these are both useful, there may be instances in which you want to examine events whose latencies span multiple orders of magnitude, but for which you want relatively fine-grained information about the data within each (more...)

A simple lazy subscription pathology

| Jul 29, 2014

Following up on The Pitfalls of lazy subscription, I thought I'd provide a simple case that illustrates where transactional lock elision (TLE) with lazy subscription can fail. I've managed to reproduce the failure in-house on an i7-4770 (haswell).

Say we have a ring-buffer that’s used for logging. It just records the last 16 messages posted. (This is kind of common for “black box flight recorders” that appear in kernels and the JVM). The memory (more...)

Yes, You Can Use My Light Bulb Moments

I’ve talked with quite a few managers in the last couple of weeks, and one of the questions that has come up in every conversations is “How do I go about sharing some of the interesting things I’m learning?”

Sharing can be difficult sometimes because you’re excited about the new stuff you’re learning, but the rest of your staff…well..they’re not that excited about it.

Enter the light bulb moment.

In a previous job, (more...)

What the Content+Commerce Equation is Missing: the Customer and Their Context

There’s been a lot of talk about content and commerce and the role of each in the customer experience. But we think there’s a lot to the story that isn’t being addressed. So, we’ve joined the conversation – and brought a unique perspective. This perspective is what drove our major product release last week, and a new whitepaper on content and commerce environments.

It’s no secret that content and commerce have collided. Enabling brand exploration (more...)

What’s Not to Like About Analytics Customized Just for You?

| Jul 29, 2014

“There just isn’t enough data available out there,” said nobody in the past year.  The problem organizations face today is analytics, the practical management of the vast amounts of social data now available. And that’s before looping in all other enterprise data.


Apparently, one size does not fit all. Metrics that matter to one brand don’t matter to another. Different bosses want to see different KPI’s. Some companies have 6 community managers with a (more...)

Transform your Supply Chain with Blended Logistics Sourcing

 

Are you getting true value from your logistics outsourcing contracts?

In this paper, MIT’s Dr. Mahender Singh explains why outsourcing transportation and logistics needn’t be an either/or decision - revealing the benefits major organizations like Unilever are achieving with a blended sourcing approach.

Click here to download the paper.

 

What Providers Should Consider Before Jumping into the Payer Market

The evolution of ACOs in the market has led to an increase in provider based payer organizations, the addition of some 400 this year require a new level of data sharing and analytics. The ability to analyze impacts of changing payment models and care guidelines on healthcare delivery and payment will define the stability and growth of the integrated organization.

Kathy McCarthy, Director of Sales Consulting for Oracle Health Insurance, discusses the topic in today’s (more...)

Solid Conference San Francisco 2014: Complete Video Compilation

Solid Conference focused on the intersection of software and hardware. It's great community with Software and Hardware. Audiences will be able to learn new idea to combine software and hardware. It gathered idea from engineers, researchers, roboticists, artists, founders of startups, and innovators.
Oreilly launched HD videos (Solid Conference San Francisco 2014: Complete Video Compilation Experience the revolution at the intersection of hardware and software—and imagine the future) for this conference. Video files (more...)

Update 5 for “NetBeans Platform for Beginners”

| Jul 29, 2014

Another monthly update of "NetBeans Platform for Beginners" is available.

Everyone who has already bought the book has received, or will be receiving, an e-mail with instructions on how to get the latest update for free.

All others are warmly invited to join in reading, and commenting on, the (in my humble opinion) best book written about the NetBeans APIs:

https://leanpub.com/nbp4beginners

The Nature of Digital Disruption

by Dave Gray, Entrepreneur, Author & Consultant

Digital Disruption – The change that occurs when new digital technologies and business models affect the value proposition of existing goods and services or bring to market an entirely new innovation.

Why is the shift to digital so disruptive?

As a global society, we are currently in the process of digitizing everything. We are wrapping our physical world with a digital counterpart, a world of information, which parallels (more...)

Fastest way to a Virtual Machine with JDeveloper 12.1.3 and Oracle Database XE 11gR2 – on Ubuntu Linux 64 bit

In a previous article I have explained in quite a bit of detail how to create the Vagrant and Puppet scripts for stamping out a Virtual Box VM with Oracle Database XE 11gR2 and JDeveloper 12.1.3 (with ADF 12.1.3) on top of Ubuntu (64bit Linux): http://technology.amis.nl/2014/07/29/creating-automated-jdeveloper-12-1-3-oracle-xe-11gr2-environment-provisioning-using-vagrant-and-puppet/. If you want to learn a little more about Vagrant and Puppet, that might be an interesting read. However, if you do not (more...)

Twitter Tuesday – Top 10 @ArchBeat Tweets – July 22-28, 2014

Among the 2,998 people who follow @OTNArchBeat these ten tweets were the most popular for over the last seven days, July 22-28, 2014.

  1. RT @forrester: As #bigdata explodes, so do old ways of doing business. @PracticingEA explains why a reset is necessary. #forrbigdata
    Jul 23, 2014 at 02:50 PM
  2. RT @brunoborges: This is a robot of the Home League at #RoboCup2014 and it is using @Java for state machine. Cool!!
    Jul 23, 2014 at 02:52 (more...)

Oracle Database 12.1.0.2.0 – Turning OFF the In-Memory Database option

So how to turn it the option off/disabled…As a privileged database user: > Just don’t set the INMEMORY_SIZE parameter to a non zero value…(the default...

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Beta1 of the UnifiedPush Server 1.0.0 released

Today we are announcing the first beta release of our 1.0.0 version. After the big overhaul, including a brand new AdminUI with the last release this release contains several enhancements:

  • iOS8 interactive notification support
  • increased APNs payload (2k)
  • Pagination for analytics
  • improved callback for details on actual push delivery
  • optimisations and improvements

The complete list of included items are avialble on our JIRA instance.

iOS8 interactive notifications

Besides the work on the server, (more...)

top tweets WebLogic Partner Community – July 2014

Send us your tweets @wlscommunity #WebLogicCommunity and follow us on twitter http://twitter.com/wlscommunity. Please feel free to send us your news!

clip_image001OTNArchBeat White Paper: Oracle #WebLogic Server Integration with Oracle #Database12c http://ora.cl/THK

Replyclip_image002JDeveloper & ADF Building a hybrid application with Mobile Application Framework and WebCenter Portal http://dlvr.it/6Gh51c

clip_image002[1]JDeveloper & ADF Extending POJO based Bean Data Control to add the features you wanted http://dlvr.it/6GjXcJ

Replyclip_image003OracleSupport_WLS Discover new administrator features introduced in (more...)

Ermenegildo Zegna Integrates Operations and Drives Expansion with Oracle Retail

Ermenegildo Zegna, the well-known global Italian menswear fashion and accessories brand, has invested in Oracle to optimise its global merchandising and financial planning operations. This investment will ensure that the Group's daily operational decisions are correctly aligned with its key business objectives for growth.

Ermenegildo Zegna is using Oracle Retail Merchandise Financial Planning to support the integration of global merchandising and financial planning operations. This deployment provides the retailer better integration between its financial (more...)

SOA Community Newsletter July 2014

Dear SOA & BPM Partner Community member,

Special thanks to all partners who rocket the launch of our new products SOA Suite 12c, BPM Suite 12c, WebLogic 12.1.3 and JDeveloper & Mobile Application Framework! Waiting is over – time to install the software! Please make sure that you get trained with all of them as you need them in your projects, specially WebLogic 121.3 the underlying foundation of any middleware 12c solution!

(more...)

Recent webcasts now available on-demand

Did you miss any of the latest live PartnerCast on Database and Manageability?

The on-demand segments are now available. Topics we covered include: Oracle Database In-Memory | Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c R4 | ODB Performance & Tuning Specialization.

Recent webcast now available on-demand

Did you miss any of the latest live PartnerCast on Database and Manageability?

The on-demand segments are now available. Topics we covered include: Oracle Database In-Memory | Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c R4 | ODB Performance & Tuning Specialization.