Twitter is currently full of comments about UKOUG and it is very difficult to explain what I think in 140 characters so I'm writing this blog to try and explain.
I've worked with UKOUG on either its board or the council for the last 12 years and I'm passionate about (more...)
While doing my work in a lean and agile way, I work with sticky notes quite often. When sticked to a wall or whiteboard, it is quite crucial that they do not move until I want them to. Unfortunately, it sometimes happens that the sticky notes fall down to the (more...)
At one of my clients a developer was hitting the following BEA-382000 error in a OSB proxy:
at stages.transform.runtime. (more...)
Coming back from the EMC World conference in Las Vegas I was looking at the people playing on the slots and making ridiculous bets at Craps and wondering 'don't these people know anything about statistics?'. Lets be clear I get the idea of it being fun, but when you (more...)
I'm glad to announce upcoming tech talk in our user group at Moscow - "Java GC — Theory and Practice"
Event will be held on 16 May at Moscow, online translation will be available (tech talk language - russian)
Registration is open at http://aragozin.timepad.ru/event/60137/
Fishbowl Solutions was recently featured on Oracle’s Blog during WebCenter Partners Week, showcasing our mobile application for iPhone/Android – FishbowlToGo. Mobility product manager, Kim Negaard authored a post detailing how our newest mobility venture helps WebCenter customers get the most from their investment.
Access Oracle WebCenter Content on your iPhone (more...)
Today I would like to share something Fishbowl Solutions has been working on internally for a little while now and started to implement at customer sites – Fishbowl Multi-Upload and Batch Metadata Editor.
This component was initially developed as part of Fishbowl’s Innovation Event. The combination of the first place (more...)
After a clustered OSB upgrade the “unable to obtain metrics data from the server” message always appears in the Monitoring dashboard of the OSB Console.
This is annoying, and doesn’t really help using the metrics in the Monitoring Dashboard …
For some reason the “ALSB Cluster Singleton Marker Application” and (more...)
There is something that is beginning to irritate me, ok something else. Its mobile applications that don't cache. I'm fed up of travelling on a train or being on a plane and the end result being that my iPad or iPhone app doesn't work because I'm in an area that (more...)
Collaborate brought Fishbowl Solutions to Denver, Colorado this year. Overall, it was another well-coordinated and well-attended event. Special kudos go to Al Hoof and Dave Chaffee of the WebCenter SIG for IOUG (Independent Oracle Users Group). They spend a lot of time scheduling the WebCenter sessions, scanning the attendees who (more...)
In all of my career to date in IT there really has been three clear worlds in IT, the software development guys who are the bespoke tailors, the package guys who deliver off the shelf and the BI guys.
I'm going to admit a prejudice here. Until a couple of (more...)
VirtualBox – Install Ubuntu 13.04
To install Ubuntu 13.04 in a fresh VirtualBox image, create a VirtualBox image as described in the blog post on installing Ubuntu 11.04 in VirtualBox. Focus on the Prepare Ubuntu install in VirtualBox section.
In the latest versions of VirtualBox you can (more...)
I have created this simple screencast to show how you can, using Couchbase do some realtime analysis based on Twitter feed.
The key steps of this demonstration are
Inject Tweets using a simple program available on my Github Couchbase-Twitter-Injector
Create views to index and query the Tweets by
Learn how to extend the content management capabilities of Oracle WebCenter Content to Apple iPads and Android tablets. Plan to attend this webinar to see how Fishbowl’s Mobile Library Tablet Application enables users to find, store, view, organize and share content from tablets while away from their desks. We (more...)
You know when people laugh at the fashion industry for saying that 'blue is the new black' and because of its ridiculous amount of fawning over models, designers and the like? Is that really different to IT? We've got our fashion houses - Google, Facebook, Apple. We've got the big (more...)
I really must get better at adding these blogs on time! almost 6 weeks late on this.
First UKOUG had a very prompt comment
out on the event which I think summed up the day very well. And all their photos are available on the UKOUG facebook
For me (more...)
Below are slidedecks (in russian) from two my presentation on JavaOne Russia this year.
Борьба с GС паузами в JVM. Теория и практика
Распределённый кэш или хранилище данных. Что выбрать?
I’ve implemented enterprise scheduling with dbms_scheduler at an international customer. All is working like a charm, until some jobs started ‘talking’ the local lingo (dutch).
The simple answer is that a submitted scheduler job stores the NLS session settings along with the job definition when creating a scheduler job. To (more...)
At the recent Hadoop Summit in Amsterdam I noticed something that has been bothering me for a while. Lots of companies have done some great Proof of Concepts with Hadoop but they are rarely turning those into fully blown operational solutions. Being clear I'm not talking about the shiny, shiny (more...)