ArchBeat Link-o-Rama Top 10 Facebook Faves for May 19-25, 2013

| May 28, 2013

At last count 2,400 people now follow the OTN ArchBeat Facebook page to stay connected to the latest content from community members. Here's the list of the Top 10 most popular items for the week of May 19-25, 2013.

  1. Integrating Oracle eBS Responsibility Profiles and Oracle BI 11g Application Roles
    (more...)

Your Place in the Evolving IT Landscape

| May 23, 2013

Yesterday I recorded an OTN ArchBeat podcast with Oracle ACE Directors Ron Batra, Basheer Khan, and Cary Millsap. The conversation, based on a topic suggested by Ron, focused on the shifting responsibilities among IT roles in the face of the emergence of DevOps and Cloud computing.

At one point in (more...)

Staying Busy with Fault Handling

| May 22, 2013

Busy? So are Guido Schmutz and Ronald van Luttikhuizen. Guido, an Oracle ACE Director, is Technology Manager for SOA and Emerging Trends at Trivadis. Ronald, also an Oracle ACE Director, is is Managing Partner and Architect at Vennster. But the fun doesn't stop there. Guido and Ronald pack their already (more...)

ArchBeat Link-o-Rama Top 10 Facebook Faves for May 12-18, 2013

| May 20, 2013

2,298 people now follow the OTN ArchBeat Facebook Page to stay connected with the latest technical content created by and for members of the Oracle Technology Network IT architect community. Here's the list of the top 10 most popular items for the week of May 12-18, 2013.

  1. Tom Kyte Keynote (more...)

Podcast Show Notes: Mobile Architectures and Oracle ADF Mobile

| May 16, 2013

The latest OTN ArchBeat Podcast features a panel of Oracle ADF Mobile experts in a discussion about mobile architectures.

The Panelists

  • Andrejus Baranovskis
    Twitter Blog LinkedIn Oracle ACE Director
    Oracle ACE Director and Independent Oracle Consultant with Red Samurai Consulting, where he specializes in Oracle Fusion Middleware and SOA, and frequently blogs on Oracle ADF Mobile. (more...)

Submit Oracle Excellence Award Nominations Now!

| May 13, 2013

With Oracle OpenWorld 2013 in San Francisco on the horizon you may have already seen some mention of the Oracle Excellence Awards. But do you know what these awards are all about?

The Oracle Excellence Awards recognize the achievements of members of the Oracle community in eleven award categories across (more...)

ArchBeat Link-o-Rama Top 10 Facebook Faves for May 5-11, 2013

| May 13, 2013

It ain't exactly People Magazine, but readers among the 2,200 people who follow OTN ArchBeat on Facebook helped to push the following items onto the Top 10 list for the week of May 5-11, 2013.

If you've written a technical blog post that you think OTN ArchBeat fans will (more...)

ArchBeat Link-o-Rama Top 10 Tweets for April 2013

Cardinal, the state bird of Ohio

The season's warmer weather and longer days mean that the birds here in my part of the world start their loud but not unpleasant tweeting at around 4:30 in the morning. My tweeting on OTN ArchBeat begins several hours later. Here's the list of the most popular of those tweets (more...)

OTN Discussion Forums Update

A guest post from:

Sonya Barry
Director of Community Infrastructure
Community Manager Java.net and Oracle Technology Network

The OTN Discussion Forums are about to get a major overhaul. More than a simple upgrade, we're doing a complete content migration to a brand new platform for the Oracle Technology Network (more...)

Two OTN Events in NYC: Cloud Computing and Big Data

| Apr 30, 2013

Two Oracle Technology Network events coming up next week in New York City will answer several critical questions for architects and developers. One question is, "Where can I get a couple of free meals?" Another question is, "Where can I learn more about Cloud Computing and Big Data and (more...)

ArchBeat Link-o-rama Top 10 Facebook Faves

| Apr 29, 2013

More than 2,100 people now follow the OTN ArchBeat Facebook page. The list below reflects the Top 10 most popular items shared on that page for the week of April 21-27, 2013.

  1. Oracle BPM 11g Mobile Worklist with ADF Mobile | Andrejus Baranovski
    Oracle ACE Director Andrejus Baranovskis shares the (more...)

Defining “Software Architecture”

| Apr 12, 2013
Photo by Kevin Mazur
keithrichards.com

What is software architecture?

In The Changing Field of Software Architecture authors Rick Kazman, Len Bass, Paul Clements offer this answer, a quote from their book Software Architecture in Practice:

The software architecture of a system is the set of structures needed to (more...)

OTN ArchBeat Facebook Faves – March 31 -April 6, 2013

What are you looking at?

Here's this week's list of last week's most popular posts on the OTN ArchBeat Facebook Page

  1. Oracle BPM Suite PS6 (11.1.1.7 ) available for download
    Links, screenshots, and more in this overview from SOA Community blogger Juergen Kress.
  2. ADF DVT: Using the (more...)

OTN ArchBeat Facebook Faves – March 24-30, 2013.

The Top 10 most popular items shared via the OTN ArchBeat Facebook Page for the week of March 24-30, 2013

  1. Installing and Configuring BI Admin Tool for Fusion Applications | FMW A-Team
    The Oracle Fusion Middleware A-Team architect known only as Richard describes the steps to install the BI Admin (more...)

ArchBeat Top 10 Tweets for March 2013

The Top 10 most popular tweets shared via @OTNArchBeat for March 2013

  1. Oracle Service Bus (OSB) for the Busy IT Professional | @FrankMunz #soa #weblogic
    Mar 26, 2013 at 07:45 AM
  2. Video: @lonnekedikmans and @rluttikhuizen talk about #SOA Made Simple #oracleace
    Mar 12, 2013 at 10:29 AM
  3. Free Oracle Learning (more...)

OTN ArchBeat Facebook Faves – March 17-23, 2013.

| Mar 25, 2013

Oracle ADF Product Manager Chris Muir has many fans, apparently. He shows up three times in this list of the Top 10 most popular items shared on the OTN Archbeat Facebook page for the week of March 17-23, 2013.

  1. Oracle SOA Poster-BPEL Process 2.0 by EAIESB | Juergen Kress
    (more...)

Podcast Show Notes: The CX Factor in Enterprise IT

| Mar 22, 2013

The latest OTN ArchBeat Podcast series focuses on Customer Experience (CX) as it relates to enterprise IT, and the role Oracle WebCenter can play in meeting customer experience challenges. My guests for this program are three gentlemen who have helped organizations tackle some of those challenges.

The Panel

OTN ArchBeat Facebook Faves – March 10-16, 2013

| Mar 18, 2013

You click it, we catch it.

Here's the list of Top 10 most popular items from across the OTN architect community for the week of March 10-16, 2013, collected and shared via the OTN ArchBeat Facebook Page .

  1. Securing Web Services | Milco Numan
    Milco Numan's extensive blog post describes (more...)

What You’re Watching: Top Ten OTN Videos

| Mar 12, 2013

What are you watching?

Here are the Top 10 most popular videos on the Oracle Technology Network YouTube Channel for the past 30 days.

  1. Interview: Dr. Frank Munz "Oracle WebLogic Server 12c: Distintive Recipes"
    Dr. Frank Munz, the author of "Oracle WebLogic Server 12c: Distinctive Recipes," talks about his new book, the companion series of videos, and upcoming speaking engagements.
  2. APEX 4.2 Mobile App Development
    Marc Sewtz, from the core Oracle Application Express Development Team, demos the new features he built into APEX4.2 to support Mobile App Development.
  3. Lucas Jellema: SOA, Events, BPM, and Oracle ADF
    Oracle ACE (more...)

SOA Made Simple – Author Interview

| Mar 12, 2013

Regular readers of this blog, or the Architect Community column in Oracle Magazine, or listeners to the OTN ArchBeat Podcast may recognize the names Lonneke Dikmans and Ronald van Luttikhuizen. Managing partners at Vennster, Lonneke and Ronald are Oracle ACE Directors with formidable skills as specialists in SOA and Middleware, but I can't remember a time either has declined a request to lend their knowledge as a podcast panelist or as source for an article. Despite having the kind of hectic schedules you might expect for such talented IT pros, Lonneke and Ronald managed to find the time to (more...)