Going Mobile with ADF – Implementing Data Caching and Syncing for Working Offline Part II by Steven Davelaar
When building ADF Mobile applications that go beyond displaying read-only data, you quickly find yourself programming Java code. If you want to use the on-device SQLite database to store data locally, for example to cache data or to enable working in off-line mode, the amount of code you have to write quickly increases, and while programming you probably realize that you are repeating the same coding patterns for each web service that you want (more...)
Taking Charge: Meeting SOA Governance Challenges – podcast series
This four-part OTN ArchBeat Podcast series gives you a seat at a
roundtable discussion with four experts on the current state in the
evolution of SOA Governance: what old problems persist, what new
problems have presented themselves, and what can be done to implement an
efficient and effective SOA governance program.
In November, I wrote a blog that discussed the 7 Reasons for Abandonment in eCommerce. This blog picks up where that one left off and discusses best practices for reducing that abandonment by providing contextual support to customers at key points in their shopping experience. Using these best practices will result in a better commerce experience and, more importantly, help you provide an experience that sells.
The Oracle Business Intelligence Mobile HD app has been updated, with Version 184.108.40.206.0.2397 now available from the Apple iTunes store.
The Oracle Business Intelligence Mobile is designed for Apple iPhone and iPad. It is a mobile analytics app that allows you to view, analyze and act on Oracle Business Intelligence 11g content.
Happy Earth Day! I thought it appropriate to include a blog today about our upcoming 2014 Oracle Sustainability Innovation Awards, part of the Oracle Excellence Awards. These awards recognize customers and their partners who are using Oracle products to take an environmental lead as well as to reduce costs and improve business efficiencies using sustainable business practices. For example, a customer may use Oracle Self-Service E-Billing for paperless invoicing or Oracle Advanced Compression for reduced (more...)
This feature was first introduced in Oracle 11g and was meant to increase performance of repetitive queries returning the same data. This feature is interesting if your application always look for static data, or data that is rarely updated, for these reasons, it is firstly destinated to Data Warehouses databases (OLAP) as many users will [...]
MySQL April Newsletter is now available! Read this edition to learn more details about the abundant product announcements we made recently, including MySQL 5.7 Development Milestone Release, MySQL Workbench 6.1 GA, as well as the Release Candidate of MySQL Fabric. You'll also find information regarding the latest white papers, upcoming webinars and events, and technical blogs for tips and tricks using MySQL.
Enjoy and hope you find it informative!
The replay of the Oracle Database 12c Upgrade Webinar that was held on March 17, 2014 is now available.
In this free webinar, Senior Database 12c DBA, Oracle Certified Master and Oracle University instructor Gwen Lazenby offered guidance on preparing for your Oracle Database 12c Certification upgrade exam. She provided tips on identifying knowledge gaps, best practices for exam preparation, and preparation tools available to you.
This free webinar replay is a valuable part of your (more...)
Sometimes the best features get "hidden" by product development teams, and they need to be uncovered in order to be appreciated. I know from personal experience that some of my favorite features on my Android phone are 4-6 menus deep in the "Settings" and I have to search the internet for tips on how to enable them.
There's a powerful feature on the My Oracle Support (MOS) system that is relatively hidden, that (more...)
Environment-as-a-Service provides a comprehensive approach to delivering turnkey application environments, giving organizations the flexibility to quickly deploy, maintain and decommission environments, while lowering the total cost of software delivery, and reducing the time required for delivery of new application releases.
This tremendous flexibility allows enterprises to clone existing environments in a matter of minutes, which otherwise takes hours or days. In today's SaaS world, vendors must accommodate frequently changing versions of their applications. Exalogic, (more...)
"This is only a dot release, right?" the question goes. Well, yes and no.
For those who tuned in late: on April 29th, we'll be launching Oracle Solaris 11.2 in New York City and on the web. But don't let the dot fool you—there is some very significant stuff that we're putting in. Significant enough that yes, the idea of calling this "Oracle Solaris 12" did come up. But, c'mon, gratuitously (more...)
When the OU of a user is changed in the external provider, users can potentially have issues connecting to Planning applications from Smartview. However, users can still log into Planning just not Smartview.
Below are the error messages found in Smartview, Essbase and Shared Services when the OU of a user is changed in the external provider and not synced with Essbase security:
- Planning user connecting to Smartview error:
“Cannot open cube view. Essbase error (more...)
The same as in previous release of this VM, you can start each server with one (more...)
I’ve recently put some new Oracle 12c articles on the website.
- Code Based Access Control (CBAC) : Granting Roles to PL/SQL Program Units in Oracle Database 12 Release 1 (12.1)
- Capture Privilege Usage (DBMS_PRIVILEGE_CAPTURE) in Oracle Database 12c Release 1 (12.1)
The privilege usage stuff is really cool. Normally, trying to figure out what you can remove from a user is always a complete pain in the ass. Some of the databases I’m (more...)
IOUG Cloud Computing SIG Techcast: Database as a Service (DBaaS): How to Create a Database Cloud Service Catalog
Please join us on Tuesday 6 May 2014 at 10:00 am PT for an IOUG-sponsored webcast on Service Catalogs for Oracle Database deployments. Our audience is anyone interested in providing Oracle Database as a service to their consumers.
A good service catalog is essential for IT service delivery. We will give an overview of service catalogs, and explain what makes a good catalog in general, and specifically for DBaaS.
We will then present (more...)