- Oracle Big Data Workshop
- March 11-12, 2014: Colombes, Paris, France
- March 25-26, 2014: Madrid, Spain
- April 8-9, 2014: Krakow, Poland
- April 9-10, 2014: Baden, Zurich, Switzerland
- April 23-24, 2014: Nürnberg, Germany
Java 8 is a revolutionary release of the world's #1 development platform and introduces significant productivity and performance enhancements while reducing costs. Java is the platform of choice for the Internet of Things, cloud, mobile, and social application development with Java 8 providing the path for platform standardization. Join Oracle and partners throughout the Java ecosystem to learn how Java 8 can help your business. Register now for the Java 8 keynote address and more (more...)
The March issue of the Database Insider newsletter is now available. (Full newsletter here)
April 7 to 11, Oracle technology users from around the world will
gather in Las Vegas, Nevada, for COLLABORATE 14. Conference organizers
offer tips for how attendees can plan their agenda to get the most out
of their experience.
Over the last two years or so, the mobile payments landscape has been abuzz with the supposedly disruptive potential of near field communications (NFC) technology. Predictions have been made about the imminent obsolescence of plastic cards and controversies have erupted over Apple’s refusal to acknowledge NFC and rumors about Verizon blocking Google Wallet on its Galaxy Nexus phones. However, in spite of all the excitement, the technology is still not dominating the payments space as (more...)
Oracle OpenWorld and JavaOne planning has begun, get excited! Below are some important items you need to know:
- The JavaOne 2014 call for proposals is now open; submit you proposals!
- Oracle OpenWorld call for papers opens the week of March 18;
- OOW registration opens at the end of March;
- Any questions? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
If you have a busy schedule or too much going on to attend a live training session, Training-on-Demand is for you. With Training-on-Demand, you can watch recorded classroom sessions taught by top Oracle instructors and gain hands-on experience with a dedicated lab environment.
In viewing the classroom sessions, you access streaming lectures on your desktop or tablet, with the ability to fast-forward, pause, rewind and search.
There may be times when you need to create a new table in MySQL and feed it with data, normally this data may come from another database, the Internet or from combined data sources. MS Excel is commonly used as the bridge between those data sources and a target MySQL database because of the simplicity it offers to organize the information to then just dump it into a new MySQL table. Although the last bit (more...)
The UKOUG Technology conference in Manchester hosted several very interesting sessions regarding ADF best and worst practices. Some slides are publicly available (see links at the bottom of this blog) but since there where multiple session and speakers I decided to write this blog post and share with you the most prominent do’s and don’t that might even surprise a skillful ADF developer. The topics covered below are certainly not all-encompassing, because one could write (more...)
'This is the season of giving, so for this last post of the year, I am pleased to share and make available some of our most requested cheat sheets used internally and by various implementation partners world wide. These cheat sheets were created as a part of the Oracle SOA Black Belt training sessions - advanced hands-on workshops that are available only to experienced Oracle SOA practitioners to gain deeper insight into the workings of (more...)
The wall-to-wall socializing, networking and learning continues at SXSW Interactive. And at the Oracle Discovery Lounge, attendees were treated to a presentation by Responsys Sr. Manager of Customer Success Jonathan Petrino on how marketing channels shouldn’t be isolated, but be orchestrated so each empowers the other. The main points for you to consider:
Marketing orchestration is email + mobile + social + display + preferences.
The big dilemma for today’s marketer ismarketing is dealing (more...)
February was a busy month with all of the preparations for the upcoming Java 8 release in March. The four new JSRs being developed through the JCP for the Java SE 8 Platform, have completed their JCP Executive Committee (EC) Final Approval Ballots and published their Final Release milestones.
Java SE Final Releases.
Measuring Impact of Change in SOA Suite
When performance is measured, performance improves. When performance is measured and reported, the rate of performance accelerates.
(LDS Conference Report, October 1970, p107)
Like everything in life, a SOA Suite installation that is monitored and tracked has a much better chance of performing well than one that is not measured. With that in mind I came up with tool to (more...)
Business Process Management applications usually have a lot of human interaction steps. Whenever somebody does something most probably ou there is another person who will need to be informed about this. As a result, the need of delivering customized and comprehensive control tools would always be an important requirement for somebody using BPM.
This article will explain in a few simple steps how you can create (more...)
Transition to Solaris 11 session in Bangalore
Exadata Install & Maintenance session in Singapore.
MySQL for Developers session in Bangalore. For those interested, here's the detail about newly released MySQL 5.6 Developer Certification Exam.
MySQL for DBA session in Bangalore. Also read about the newly released MySQL 5.6 DBA Certification here.
Solaris 11 (more...)
It was quite the full and successful day at the Oracle Discovery Lounge at SXSW Interactive, as the social leaders of major brands shared their experiences and lessons learned around social ROI, social marketing, social customer service, and social management.
For those who couldn’t make it to Austin or the Waller Creek Boathouse, here are some of the top takeaways.
The Right POEM Equation in Today’s Shifting Social Landscape
Some time ago I had a request to connect a file with salesforce.com. The tool of choice was Oracle Service Bus, first without any special adapter. So I had to investigate into the salesforce.com way of using web services and how I can approach this challenge.
First of all we need an account with salesforce.com. With this account we can access the Web Services API through Profile -> Setup -> API. Here (more...)
In the first issue of the new monthly ADF Mastery newsletter by Sten Vesterli, he describes five ADF skill levels: Novice, Apprentice, Journeyman, Master and Artisan. Below you can see the descriptions and which ADF features you should know at each level.
You can indicate how you rate yourself and see how others have rated their skills in the poll at www.adfmastery.com Currently, the distribution looks like this:
Sign up for the (more...)
The O-box SOA Appliance, put simply, "Oracle SOA in a box". The hardware is Oracle's tried and trusted Oracle Database Appliance (now with up to 48 Intel cores!) and this is coupled with O-box provisioning software and its very easy "2 stick install" approach. This gives you fully HA, secured, appropriately (more...)
Do you want to learn the "big picture" of ADF development? Interested in design, architecture, development & deployment best practices and more? Then subscribe to the ADF Architecture TV channel http://bit.ly/adftvsub, where over 100 episodes delivered weekly by key Oracle ADF staff will discuss what you need to know to build a successful ADF application.