The Future of Application Development Tools at Oracle by Tori Wieldt

Last week we met with Chris Tonas, Vice President of Mobility and Application Development Tools at Oracle, to hear his take on the latest in the world of Java tooling and development frameworks.

Q: Can you tell us a little bit about your role at Oracle as it relates to development tools?
A: I lead the organization that is working on Oracle’s software development tools and frameworks, specifically, the teams that build our offerings for (more...)

SOA Suite 11g On-Demand, Self-Pace Course Now Available

The SOA Suite 11g Implementation Boot Camp, a 4-day live course for Oracle Partners, is now available in a self-paced, on-demand form on the SOA Suite 11g Implementation Guided Learning Path (GLP). The GLP contains all the lectures and hands-on labs from the live course. A VirtualBox appliance is used to support the 15 hands-on labs. The on-demand format allows students to experience a lecture segment or perform a lab exercise whenever they have time. (more...)

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

clip_image002Taking 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.

The Panelists

(Listed alphabetically)

  • Mark Dutra,Senior Principal Product Manager for API Management, Oracle
  • Manuel (more...)

Exalogic VM templates PeopleSoft & VCP

Partner with an Exalogic demo center, please feel free to use the VM images for Oracle Applications demo purpose. Oracle Applications, Tuxedo and SOA Suite are the key sales plays for Exalogic! In addition to this, our partner QUALOGY published a blog post about Exalogic patching.

Exalogic VM Templates:

New Exam in Production –Oracle Cloud Application Foundation Essentials

Become certified in Oracle Cloud Application Foundation. The exam is now in production and the details can be found here.

A-Team–SOA update on B2B & Mediator & EDN

A-Team - SOA

  • If you have a problem
  • if no one else can help
  • if you can find them, maybe you can hire

Here are your answers. The A-Team'- Published a series of blog posts for you:

DOAG 2013 – Conference + Exhibition November 19th – 21st, 2013 in Nuremberg – Call for papers!

We are the Oracle community - the users of all Oracle products have been coming together at the annual users' conference under this motto for 24 years now. We offer you three days of pure knowledge, the most current information on using oracle solutions successfully, and the exchange of hands-on (more...)

B2B Hands on Training May 21-22nd 2013 Amsterdam Netherlands

Oracle B2B IntegrationWe invite you to a 2 day B2B Hands-On-training at the Oracle Viñoly office in Amsterdam, Claude Debussylaan 32. 1082 MD Amsterdam –Netherlands. This course will teach SC's and Partners how to use all of the major functionality of the Oracle B2B gateway, enabling them to have expertise with the (more...)

New SOA & BPM references – we want to share yours

References are key in the SOA & BPM solutions sales process, make sure you use the Oracle ones - and more important submit yours!

Oracle Learning Library on JDEveloper, ADF, Glassfish, WebLogic, Coherence, Exalogic

Do you want to learn more about Oracle Middelware? Do you need to get quick product details for your project?

Make sure you visit the Oracle Learning Library - for free online trainings on-demand. You can search by product e.g. ADF & JDeveloper, Glassfish, WebLogic, Coherence and Exalogic.


ADF Architecture Class by product management in Lisbon & Warsaw & Munich – June 2013

Real World ADF Design & Architecture Principles  Trainings Germany, Poland & Portugal

Our product management team and PTS will run a series of ADF Architecture trainings, make sure you register for:

Oracle ADFAudience Partners (more...)

Tuxedo: from Mainframe to Unix – your service opportunity

Tuxedo is one of the crown jewels from the BEA acquisition.

Are your customers running a mainframe? Do you want to reduce the cost and bring them to a modern Linux environment?

Tuxedo is the technology that helps you to position your migration services - a big consulting opportunity. Do (more...)

SOA Governance experts

Oracle SOA GovernanceDo you want to learn more about Oracle SOA Governance?

We will invite you to free hands-on trainings and send you the latest information on SOA Governance. Please add your name to our wiki at our  SOA Community Workspace (SOA Community membership required)!

SOA & BPM Partner Community


Java and Developer Cloud

Are you using the Oracle Java and Developer Cloud? - Great platform for POCs, development, training or even production environments. The Oracle Cloud Java service is available, the Developers & Messaging Service is in preview - try it out at

At our WebLogic Community Workspace (WebLogic (more...)

BPM 11g Performance Tuning Whitepaper published by Mark Nelson

I am happy to announce that our new BPM 11g Performance Tuning whitepaper is now available on OTN. To access the whitepaper please click here. This white paper captures real world best practices from actual performance tuning exercises across many real BPM implementations. It is referred as a ‘best practices’ (more...)

Discover Social Relationship Management Webcast – Friday May 17th – 1pm GMT

Discover Social Relationship Management

Join us for a webcast on Friday 17 of May 2013 at 1pm (GMT) to learn more about Oracle Social Relationship Management, Featuring Social Marketing and Social Engagement and Monitoring.

Webex link:
here to join the webcast.

Conference ID: 597 446 228

Phone conference:
here (more...)

Discover Fusion CRM webcast – Thursday May 16th – 1pm GMT

Discover Fusion CRM

Join us for a webcast on Thursday 16 of May 2013 at 1pm (GMT) to discover Oracle Fusion CRM, Featuring FUSE, CRM Desktop and Fusion TAP, the iPad client for Fusion CRM.

Webex link:
here to join the webcast.

Conference ID: 595 777 225

Phone conference:

Viewlets for the Exalogic Templates for Siebel and E-Business Suite

A number of Applications virtual templates for Exalogic have been recently released. Amongst them are E-Business Suite and Siebel Templates. As part of the effort to support the pre-sales activities a recorded overview of the deployment of the templates have been prepared . These recordings or viewlets can be shown to customers as an introduction (more...)

Twitter WebLogic Community –collaborate & send us your news!

Thanks to 500+ twitter followers! If you do not follow us yet, make sure you subscribe to Feel free to send us your latest Oracle WebLogic, ADF, Coherence and Java updates @wlscommunity & #WeblogicCommunity - we are happy to RT and add your updates to our newsletter!

WebLogic (more...)