RESTify your Backends for Mobile Access

Recently Oracle released the new Oracle SOA Suite 12.1.3.

One of the key areas of interest for mobile developers is the all new Oracle Service Bus 12.1.3.

One thing that will make many of the mobile developers who are using Oracle's tool to develop mobile apps is that the service bus design time experience has been integrated into the all new JDeveloper 12.1. (more...)

7 Questions for Tony Kender, Head of Oracle North America HCM Sales

Tony Kender, Senior Vice President, leads Oracle’s sales operations for HCM solutions in North America, including an organization dedicated to the unique needs of midsize companies.

Q: What is the (more...)

Which Sourcing Channel is Increasing in Popularity?

| Jul 28, 2014

By Richard Doherty

If the following recent article is anything to go by - Startup Ups the Ante for Employee Referrals – an incredible $20K referral bonus for employees - employee referral programs are certainly increasing in popularity!

Given that referred employees typically perform better and are 15% less likely to quit than other types of new hires and referral programs can open up difficult to access talent pools, this makes perfect business sense. I (more...)

Oracle SOA Suite for Healthcare Integration

Delivering on your Healthcare Imperatives

Leveraging the Oracle SOA Suite for Healthcare integration allows connecting clinical and administrative processes. It delivers reliable, secure, and cost-effective ways to exchange information and provides payers and providers with a versatile platform for enterprise-wide information sharing. SOA Suite for Healthcare Integration provides the following:

  • Improves time to market and maximizes business agility with healthcare domain expertise inbuilt into your platform
  • Delivers on unparalleled performance and better visibility across the (more...)

Video: JavaFX with Gerrit Grunwald

| Jul 28, 2014

Why use JavaFX? What can you do with it that you can't do with Swing? Java Champion, JavaFX community co-lead and JUG Leader Gerrit Grunwald answers these questions and more.

JFXtras: A set of high quality controls and add-ons for JavaFX.

JavaFX Community on 

ControlsFX: An open source project that aims to provide really high quality UI controls and other tools to complement the core JavaFX distribution.

Deleted data showing in History?

In the Star ETL process there are 2 main types of updates.  There is the current data (dimensions and facts) and there is the historical data (_hd, hf, history) - see

The current data is overwritten every ETL update.  This will keep your data as up to date as the last ETL.  If you worked on a project, deleted a project, updated tasks, deleted tasks, scheduled (more...)

Bombardier acelera la Adquisición Global de Talento con Oracle Talent Management Cloud

El Fabricante de Transporte Optimiza su proceso de Reclutamiento en múltiples Divisiones y Zonas Geográficas

Bombardier, el único fabricante de aviones y trenes en el mundo con más de 71,700 empleados alrededor del mundo, todavía está buscando el mejor talento para desarrollar, diseñar, producir y comercializar sus soluciones aeroespaciales y ferroviarios. Para ayudar a alinear el talento a la demanda, Bombardier utiliza Oracle Talent Management Cloud, parte de Oracle HCM Cloud, para (more...)

Bower and Node.js in NetBeans IDE

| Jul 24, 2014

With more and more HTML5 frameworks using packaging solutions provided by Bower and Node.js, it becomes difficult for NetBeans IDE to bundle solutions in an efficient manner, as described in my earlier blog entry AngularJS Seed, Bower, and NetBeans IDE 8. It also becomes difficult for you to share projects with your team members, because each of them need to run Bower and/or Node.js on the command line, before beginning with their programming (more...)

My first weeks at Oracle by Keneiloe

| Jul 24, 2014

Hi  everyone,

My name is Keneiloe a Graduate Recruitment Intern based in South Africa. My first weeks at Oracle have been mind blowing and exceptionally interesting. The first day was slow and really all about getting a feel for everything and getting to know everybody. The days following that I can really say I enjoyed as I am an individual that likes to get involved, learn (more...)

Automated Database Services in the Cloud

Businesses have no choice but to compete in today’s high-speed, always-on world, where customers require more than ever.
That’s easier said than done, especially when decision-makers must wait hours – sometimes days – to extract vital information from terabytes of data deep within the enterprise. That disconnect – fast business yet unhurried analytics – can force a tough choice: make a less informed decision right when it’s needed, or put the business on hold until (more...)

Understanding Oracle Workforce Reputation Management

Talent Management Excellence Essentials is a go-to e-publication that covers talent, performance, and compensation strategies.

Mark Bennett, Director of Product Strategy at Oracle, contributed an article entitled “Workforce Reputation Management: Is social media the vital skill you aren’t tracking?”

He starts with the premise that employees on social media present opportunities, as well as risks for organizations. When their presence is managed well, it can become a rich source of influence, collaboration, and brand (more...)

现已推出:Oracle WebLogic Server 12c: Administration I 认证考试(1Z0-133)

| Jul 24, 2014
Brandye Barrington,2014年6月5日

Oracle认证现已发布最新的Oracle WebLogic Server 12c: Administration I认证考试 (1Z0-133)。 通过该门考试即可获得“Oracle Certified Associate (OCA) - Oracle WebLogic Server 12c Administrator” 认证。

Oracle WebLogic Server为Java应用程序服务器树立了行业标准,而“Oracle Certified Associate (OCA) - Oracle WebLogic Server 12c Administrator” 认证也为WLS管理员树立了业界标准。获得此项认证将证明您已拥有设置服务器环境、调整性能以及故障排除的技能和自信,是您比同行们技高 一筹的充分展示。

尽管参加培训并非获取认证的必要条件,但甲骨文大学为您提供的 Oracle WebLogic Server 12c: Administration I 培训课程能够帮助您更快速地获得认证。您将学会利用首屈一指的应用程序服务器来提高企业应用程序及服务的性能与可扩展性的 必要技能和专业知识。获得认证意味着您已熟练掌握相关专业知识,这将帮助您在激烈的竞争中脱颖而出。

Oracle WebLogic Server 12c: Administration I 考试(1Z0-133) 现已发布。欢迎访问 Oracle认 证网页获取全部备考详情,包括考试目标、考题数量、时间分配和考试价格等。



· 认证路径: Oracle Certified Associate (OCA) - Oracle WebLogic Server 12c Administrator

· 认证考试:Oracle WebLogic Server 12c: Administration (more...)

Oracle Linux 7 がリリースされました

Oracle Linux 7 が リリースされました ので早速インストールしてみました。

# uname -a
Linux 3.8.13-35.3.1.el7uek.x86_64 #2 SMP Wed Jun 25 15:27:43 PDT 2014 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
# cat /etc/system-release
Oracle Linux Server release 7.0
# cat /etc/os-release 
NAME="Oracle Linux Server"
PRETTY_NAME="Oracle Linux Server 7.0"


Copying reusable mapplets

Special care needs to be taken while copying mappings that have reusable mapplet.

Below is an example where the copy did not go as expected.

These are extremely difficult to troubleshoot later.

WebLogic Server Templates by Frank Munz

Learn more about WebLogic in short videos on YouTube
WebLogic Server Templates, Webcast supporting recipe from the new edition (2014) of WebLogic Distinctive Recipes book:
To watch the videos please visit Youtube

WebLogic Partner Community

For regular information become a member in the WebLogic Partner Community please visit: ( OPN account required). If you need support with your account please contact the Oracle Partner Business Center.

Blog Twitter (more...)

How to Build Your Own $3.2bln Nest Startup Using Java SE Embedded Tech (Part 8)

| Jul 23, 2014
Now, your Parallax Single Relay Board from your Raspberry Pi is connected to your furnace, fan, and A/C control wires. Let's just stop right there and soak that in.

You're Raspberry Pi is now the hardware equivalent to a Nest Thermostat. Nice work so far! You just need intelligent software to run the Raspberry Pi to control your home heating and A/C. And, of course, you don't want to use just any programming language to (more...)

BPM 11g Timeout Heuristics by Niall Commiskey

Here are some basic heuristics to defensively deal with timeouts in your BPM processes.
The basic rule is - follow the hierarchy
JTA Timeout > BPM EJB Transaction Timeout > resource timeout
We can look at this as referring to the 3 different technical levels involved -

JTA Timeout - set at weblogic engine, this is the Java Transaction timeout. You want to avoid this ever happening. It can be set at weblogic domain level (more...)

Oracle BPM & Adaptive Case Management

Oracle's Prasen Palvankar speaks on Adaptive Case Management

Oracle BPM Suite offers in-built adaptive case management capabilities to manage unstructured processes and empower the knowledge workers to improve customer experience

Avio Discusses Oracle's Business Driven Process Management

Dan Atwood of Avio discusses how Oracle BPM Suite empowers businesses users to design and improve processes and achieve higher visibility and efficiency.

Oracle JDK on 64-bit ARM – July 2014 update

Oracle and ARM have been working together for a while now to port the Oracle JDK 8 to the 64-bit ARMv8 micro architecture, in support of the introduction of 64-bit ARM-based servers. This project is making good progress and remains on track for GA in the first half of CY2015. Collaboration with hardware partners is going well:

  • AMD: We are expecting the first systems from AMD shortly and will start working immediately to verify (more...)

My Oracle Support Community Enhancement Brings New Features

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Be sure to visit our
My Oracle Support Community Information Center to see what is new. Choose from the tabs to watch the How to Video Series. You can also enroll for a live webcast on Wednesday, August 6 at 9am PST.

One change, you can now read blogs in My Oracle Support Community. The new Support Blogs space provides access to Support related blogs. The My Oracle Support Blog provides posts (more...)