JavaLand populated by Early Adopters

The JCP was a sponsor of the Early Adopter area at JavaLand in Germany last week.  This is a summary by guest blogger, Andreas Badelt - DOAG (@sigjava). 

The second edition of JavaLand again lived up to the motto "From the Community for the Community". The "Early Adopters' Area" was one of the central initiatives in this. Its focus is mainly on the two activities where the Community gets involved to bring core Java (more...)

JavaLand populated by Early Adopters

The JCP was a sponsor of the Early Adopter area at JavaLand in Germany last week. This is a summary by guest blogger, Andreas Badelt - DOAG (@sigjava).

The second edition of JavaLand again lived up to the motto "From the Community for the Community". The "Early Adopters' Area" was one of the central initiatives in this. Its focus is mainly on the two activities where the Community gets involved to bring core Java forward: (more...)

Twitter Tuesday: Top 10 Tweets – March 24-30-16, 2015

Take a close look at the Top 10 tweets from @OTNArchBeat for the last seven days, March 24-30, 2015.

  1. RT @dbrady: If 1 service dies and your whole system breaks, you don't have SOA. You have a monolith whose brain has been chopped up and stuck in jars.
    Mar 27, 2015 at 12:54 AM
  2. RT @oracleace: Welcome to new #ACEDs @pasalapudi @OsamaOracle and @etwhalen!
    Mar 26, 2015 at 07:34 PM
  3. Externalize the Security of Oracle (more...)

JavaOne 2015 Call For Proposals Is Open

The call for proposals is now open for JavaOne 2015. If you are interested in speaking, please submit your abstract to the site.

Key Information

  • JavaOne 2015 will run from October 25th to the 29th in San Francisco.
  • The call for proposals ends on April 29 at midnight PDT. Submit your talk by then.
  • Accepted speakers receive complimentary passes to attend the conference.

Choose the best track for your topic

JavaOne features several different tracks (more...)

ORDS 3.0 Auto Enablement: Part II

In this previous blog post, I showed how easy it is to auto enable one or more tables so that they support about a dozen RESTful Service operations. I only showed how one service, a basic SELECT * query, could be invoked though. In this blog post I’ll show how you would invoke a few more important ones, namely:

· Filtered queries

· Filtered deletes

· Inserts

· Updates(upserts)

Filtered Queries

To change a basic (more...)

Upcoming Conferences

IOUG COLLABORATE 15

This annual conference will take place April 12-16 in Las Vegas.  Full details here.

If you cannot attend in-person, join in virtually through Plug-in to Vegas

Either way, finish filing your taxes early so you don't miss the speaking session on one of my favorite topics - Service Catalogs for delivering Oracle Database as a Service.  The session is part of the Cloud Computing Track.  It is scheduled (more...)

New Java Champion: Aslak Knutsen

Congratulations to the new Java Champion Aslak Knutsen

Aslak is a co-founder and lead of the Arquillian project. He has contributed to JSR 299, which is the CDI 1.0 spec, one of the Java EE. He's also an active member of the JavaBin (Norwegian JUG). He speaks at many Java conferences about Java EE and Arquillian and received the JavaOne Rock Star award two years in a row in 2011 and 2012. He wrote (more...)

Introducing RDA’s Built-in Web Interface -XWeb

What is RDA?

Not familiar with RDA (Remote Diagnostic Agent)? Learn more, take a look at :

Resolve Problems Faster! Use Remote Diagnostic Agent - Fusion Middleware and WebLogic Server [ID 1498376.1

The RDA -XWeb Server

Did you know RDA has a built-in "web server"? Although the "web server" is very basic, it has two significant benefits:

Data collection output can be viewed via a remote browser

This is an alternative to (more...)

Simplified versioning is here

With Innovation Pack 2015, we are simplifying the way we version the Siebel product, moving from the four- to five-part version naming system to a simple two-part naming system.

This will also eliminate the difference between the 8.1.1 and 8.2.2 code lines, that is, we will no longer be releasing an “8.1.1.15” and “8.2.2.15”, but rather a single “15.0” release, which also corresponds to (more...)

Balances Corruption Fix Script (GLBALFIX) Now Available for Parameters Including Special Characters

General Ledger Balances Corruption Fix script -known as GLBALFIX- was provided by Development to help safely detect or fix corrupted actual balances. This script basically rebuilds the balances based on the posted journal lines.

We have briefly presented the script to customers in a previous blog article which is still available here

This easy-to-use script could not be used for cases where the input parameters such as ledgers or calendar periods included special characters (more...)

How to configure a Custom IDP login page for SAML SSO in Weblogic

Configure SAML SSO with Weblogic as mentioned in the following blog post :

Link :  https://blogs.oracle.com/blogbypuneeth/entry/steps_to_configure_saml_21

Lets test the IDP initiated SSO first : 

In the source application if you have an <auth-method>  set to form then you would get a custom form login page.

web.xml : 

 <login-config>
<auth-method>CLIENT-CERT,FORM</auth-method>
<realm-name>myrealm</realm-name>
<form-login-config>
<form-login-page>/login.jsp</form-login-page>
<form-error-page>/fail_login.htm</form-error-page>
</form-login-config>    
</login-config>

Example :


When you try an SP initiated SSO, i.e you (more...)

OUM Spotlight – Keeping Stakeholders Engaged

Congratulations! Your new project is off to a great start and all of the stakeholders came away from the project kickoff meeting informed and enthused. Now you may be wondering how do I keep these very busy stakeholders informed and enthused as the project moves along?  One technique used by successful OUM projects is to communicate the project's status to all of the stakeholders upon the completion of the phase end milestones, and take (more...)

Vigyázat! – SCN Bug


Figyelem!


Oracle korábban kiadott javításokat a “System Change
Number”, SCN hiba javítására.



Az erről szóló dokumentum a System Change
Number (SCN), Headroom, Security and Patch Information (Doc ID 1376995.1)
.



Azt tapasztaltuk, hogy több Ügyfelünk nem tette még fel
rendszereire az elérhető javításokat.



Előzze meg a bajt és ellenőrizze, hogy
a javítások az Ön által üzemeltetett rendszerekre felkerültek-e?


 További hozzáférhető dokumentumok, javasolt teendők a
témakörben:


General Ledger Recommended Patch Collection Released Recently!

Recommended Patch Collections (RPC's) are released by Development periodically with the main purpose of providing a compact, reliable collection of relevant product patches that would address the main and most oftenly reported issues.

With a relatively small footprint, RPC's deliver solutions to address critical issues that could otherwise affect important business processes and flows.

Which Patches?

Patch 20251722:R12.GL.B: R12.1 General Ledger Recommended Patch Collection, February 2015

Patch 20255342:R12.RG.B: (more...)

SOA & BPM Community Newsletter March 2015

Dear SOA & BPM Partner Community member,

Thanks for an excellent Fusion Middleware Partner Community Forum 2015! Thanks to all partners investing a week to continue to grow our joint business. In case you couldn’t make it to Budapest our key announcement includes the next phase of the Middleware ACT on campaign, Integration Success Workshop and the Cloud Platform for Digital Business Presentation. All presentations are available at the SOA & BPM Community Workspace (more...)

Exalogic Elastic Cloud STIGfix v1.0

This blog post is brought to you by Drew Darrow of the Exalogic A-Team, Oracle Product Development.

With the release of the Exalogic Lifecycle (ELLC) Toolkit 14.2, Oracle introduced STIGfix, a tool that can be used to harden guest vServers and physical compute nodes on an Exalogic machine running at minimum EECS 2.0.6.0.0 Virtual or 2.0.0.0.0 (more...)

WebLogic Partner Community Newsletter March 2015

Dear WebLogic Partner Community,

Thanks for an excellent Fusion Middleware Partner Community Forum 2015! Thanks to all partners investing a week to continue to grow our joint business. In case you couldn’t make it to Budapest our key announcement includes the next phase of the Middleware ACT on campaign, Integration Success Workshop and the Cloud Platform for Digital Business Presentation. All presentations are available at the WebLogic Community Workspace (WebLogic Community membership required (more...)

Oracle OpenWorld 2015: Call for Proposals is Now Open

If you’re an Oracle technology expert, conference attendees want to hear it straight from you. So don’t wait—proposals must be submitted by April 29.

Oracle OpenWorld 2015

  • When: Sunday, October 25, 2015 – Thursday, (more...)

Java EE @ Devoxx France

Devoxx France will take place next week in Paris. And this year, the most popular French Java conference is moving to a newer (and larger) venue: Palais des Congrés!

The overall conference agenda is impressive but Java EE obviously well covered (see the overview below). Personally, I will co-host with Roberto Cortez a session and a Hands-on lab on the Batch API (JSR 352).  I also have another regular conference session where I will talk (more...)

SOA 12c hands-on Bootcamp May 20-21st 2015 Düsseldorf Germany

SOA Suite 12c Bootcamp only for Oracle Partners – free of charge!

image As our customers start looking at new trends such as Cloud and Mobile, Integration becomes increasingly important for their businesses and continues to be at the heart of our Fusion Middleware solution. Time and again, Application Integration has proven to make businesses more agile, save costs and provide a robust, future-proof architecture for complex enterprise systems.

SOA 12c brings exciting new features (more...)