Raymond and I were fortunate to attend the Game Developers Conference this year. Compared to the previous year, the crowds were calmer and new sessions and summits were added to accommodate growing interests in VR and UX. This year there seemed to be more focus on delivering (a) Inclusive and Accessible experiences as well as (b) building out Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality experiences.
The State of VR
Before we talk about about AR/MR and building (more...)
More and more enterprises are using Single-Sign-On (SSO) for there on-premise applications today, but what if they want to use SSO for there cloud applications as well?
This blog post is addressing this topic for Single-Sign-On to Oracle ERP Cloud in a hybrid environment.
First of all lets focus on SSO on-premise and introduce some terminology.
A user (aka principal) wants to have access to a particular service. This service can be found at the (more...)
When configured, there are scripts to start and stop the system components in the bin folder of the domain: startComponent.sh and stopComponent.sh.
These scripts first do a readDomain() to read the domain before actually (more...)
When executing BPM or BPEL processes, they are usually executed in the context of a specific entity. Sometimes you want to find instances involved with a specific entity. There are different ways to make this easy. You can for example use composite instance titles or sensors and set them to a unique identifier for your entity. If they have not been used, you can check the audit trail. However, manually checking the audit trail, especially (more...)
Oracle recently made their ‘Kafka on Cloud’ service available: the Event Hub cloud service – offered as part of the Big Data Compute Cloud Service. In this article, I will briefly show the steps I went through to get up and running with this service. To be frank, it was not entirely intuitive – so this may be handy the next time I have to do it or perhaps when you are struggling. One obvious (more...)
Most enterprises have a lot of variety in the data they deal with. Some data is highly structured and other is very unstructured, some data is bound by strict integrity rules and quality constraints and other is free of any restrictions, some data is “hot” – currently very much in demand – and other data can be stone cold. Some data needs to extremely accurate, down to a prescribed number of fractional digits and other (more...)
Oracle Public Cloud – Invoking ICS endpoints from SOA CS – configure SSL certificate and basic authentication
As part of the Soaring through the Clouds demo of 17 Oracle Public Cloud services, I had to integrate SOA CS with both ACCS (Application Container Cloud) and ICS (Integration Cloud Service).
Calls from Service Bus and SOA Composites running in SOA Suite 12c on SOA CS to endpoints on ACCS (Node.js Express applications) and ICS (REST connector endpoint) were required in this demo. These calls are over SSL (to https endpoints) and for (more...)
If you are anything like me you will have multiple virtualboxes running on your system. Sometimes you might want to run a copy of a virtualbox for different purposes. Like running an Oracle 11 Devdays instance as test environment but also running the same vbox for customer testing. If you copy the vbox and try to run it in the manager you’ll be presented with an error that a harddisk with the same UUID already (more...)
The event at each city will have keynote sessions from various speakers, demo stations showing many of Oracle’s Cloud services, a code lounge for developers to check out some “hardware” linked and controlled through Oracle backend, and other partner booths.
Specifically, Raymond (@yuhuaxie) and Mark (@mvilrokx) will be hosting IoT Workshops like they did during JavaOne and OpenWorld 2016. Also, Raymond’s Pac-Man on a String will be one of the (more...)
Art of Making
I caught up the making virus from our engineers, and, jointly with a fellow parent, volunteered to teach an “Art of Making” seminar at my daughter’s school (my friend’s son came up with the title). Our hope was to bring STEM, art, and design thinking together. (I am supposed to represent art and design thinking, but secretly dream of learning some STEM along the way).
There are about thirty different seminars that (more...)
Although installing and configuring the HTTP Server is not hard, I found that I had to do quite some searching around to get to all the essentials. To help you out, and to have it logged for (more...)
Blogging and long-form content seem so tedious to me nowadays, but if you’ve read here for a while, you’ll recall that I used to post several times a week.
One of the reasons I’ve kept this blog running in the era of ever-shorter content is that it keeps a historical record of this team’s work and our thoughts. As an emerging technologies team, we know that not all our thinking will make it to daylight, so we (more...)