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Richard Sarwal is SVP of Development for Oracle Enterprise Manager. He brings more than 18 years of industry experience with a proven track record of database and systems management skills covering the critical areas of scalability, availability and performance, to his role as Senior V...
For those of you unfamiliar with the concept, the general idea of Ubiquitous Computing is a shift in computing where a small, inexpensive, robust network of processing devices, is distributed at all scales throughout everyday life and generally used in common-place objects and purposes...
In Part 1 of this tutorial, I showed how to set up a web project and connect to a database. In this step, you will use the Data Source Explorer to browse database artifacts. You may need to re-open the JPA perspective. In the Data Source Explorer, expand the nodes inside the New Oracl...
You may wonder whether it’s too early to make the call given the lack of interoperability standards, security concerns, and common definition of cloud computing. Well, the IPTV space shares many of the same similarities – emerging technology, emerging standards, emerging adoption, var...
The top modernization objective cited by respondents was to move to Web-enabled systems (54 percent), with Windows cited as their systems’ most likely platform (38 percent) after modernization. Long-term cost savings was noted as the most important benefit of modernization, with ease-o...
By now I'm sure you're aware that Oracle's acquisition of Sun Microsystems is complete, and that Oracle is therefore the new steward of Java and the sponsor of the Java Community Process. It's too soon to say what changes this may bring, but for an overview of Oracle's Java strategy se...
On January 26th just prior to the official announcement of Oracle’s takeover of SUN Microsystems, I confidently predicted in my article 'SUN’s Oracle Merger' with regards to SUN’s storage portfolio that “One certainty is that the OEM partnership with HDS’ enterprise arrays will conti...
Colin Clark launched on Wednesday "CEP Complex Event Processing" topic on Ulitzer. Colin has been processing events in event processing for over 20 years and has both founded a couple of companies and held executive positions at others in the space. Complex event processing, or C...
This tutorial provides step-by-step instructions for creating a Web application that uses the Java Persistence API (JPA) version 2.0 with Oracle WebLogic Server 11g Release 1, Spring, EclipseLink, JavaServer Faces (JSF), and Oracle Database, Express Edition. You will develop this appli...
Lanamark, a global provider of virtualization and capacity management services platform to the IT channel delivering desktop, server and storage optimization solutions, on Tuesday announced that they are working with Oracle to enable partners to use Lanamark Suite to perform capacity p...
Qualcomm and Oracle on Monday announced the availability of Oracle's Sun Java Wireless Client for Qualcomm's Brew Mobile Platform (Brew MP). With this release, Sun Java Wireless Client, Oracle's Java implementation for mobile handsets, is now pre-integrated with Brew MP. Handset manufa...
Oracle Retail applications are helping communications service providers (CSPs) improve in-store experiences for customers, grow revenue and reduce the cost of their operations. Oracle's integrated solution enables CSPs to improve customer management and product availability, reduce sto...
Aircel Limited (Aircel), a leading communications company in India, has teamed with Oracle to deploy Oracle Communications Services Gatekeeper and Oracle Fusion Middleware to provide a highly scalable and personalized content delivery platform for new revenue generation. With more than...
Oracle is buying SOA management and governance ISV AmberPoint on undisclosed terms. AmberPoint, Oracle’s first acquisition since the great Sun takeover a couple of weeks ago, is ironically run by ex-Sun folk, who got to Sun via its Forte Software acquisition. The deal should close this...
Oracle CEO Larry Ellison, who gets queasy at the mere mention of cloud computing, may not have the sea legs for the company’s next voyage. It’s going on a 50-stop road show touting – you guessed it – cloud computing Oracle-style to developers and system administrators. The focus should...
Oracle has announced that JavaFX and Java platforms are being used as the Official Rich Client Technology by the Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (VANOC). Sport fans around the globe can now explore the historical Winter Games medal result...
This article looks at the basic interoperability requirements when communicating with the Cloud, and in particular at techniques and standards used to express and enforce wire-level contracts between communicating parties, as these parties are increasingly also contracting parties in a...
Amazon’s EC2 and S3 have nothing to fear from Sun. Oracle says it’s going to blow the Amazon-aping Sun Open Cloud away. It doesn’t want to pursue the on-demand service, announced last March, a month before Oracle agreed to buy Sun, and promised for the summer, as a worldwide public clo...
Oracle, sensibly enough from Oracle’s point-of-view, has turned off the tap of development resources on Sun’s Project Wonderland, the 100% Java open source toolkit for creating collaborative 3D virtual worlds. However, a core group of diehard Wonderlanders means to keep the project goi...
Further extending the value that Oracle Applications deliver to customers, SYSTIME and Oracle announced availability of an Oracle Application Integration Architecture (AIA) solution that connects Oracle’s Agile Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) and Oracle’s JD Edwards EnterpriseOne. T...
Open source software, in brief, is software that is distributed under a specific type of license. Open source licenses attempt to ensure the code is freely distributed. The vision is of large communities of developers and users who both give and get software code freely. Note that this...
Right before Oracle started flooding the airways with talk of complete systems and appliances Wednesday, its little data warehousing rival Netezza slipped out Skimmer, a cut-down, non-expandable version of its five-month-old Intel blade-based 1PT TwinFin appliance. It’s targeted at dev...
Not all of Oracle’s attentions this week were focused on Sun. Its lawyers Monday were busy suing Oracle-targeting discount maintenance house Rimini Street and its CEO Seth Ravin for a gaggle of reasons like copyright infringement, breach of contract, fraud, economic interference, unfai...
Oracle finally closed on its delayed acquisition of Sun Tuesday, leaving local entities to shift for themselves according to local laws and sidestepping MySQL creator Monty Widenius’ hopes of Russian and Chinese regulators stalling the merger. Widenius will now presumably revert to his...
Oracle CEO Larry Ellison got out ahead of his own announcement Wednesday of his plans for Sun and told both the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times that he intends to hire more people at Sun than he fires. He also struck a go-it-alone pose, seeming to burn his bridges with t...
Oracle said this morning that it had finally completed its acquisition of Sun, leaving local entities to shift for them according to local laws and sidestepping MySQL creator Monty Widenius’ hopes that Russian and Chinese regulators could stall the merger. Widenius will now presumably ...
Metalogix Software, a provider of SharePoint migration, management, archiving, and recovery solutions as well as email archiving solutions for Microsoft Exchange, on Wednesday announced Metalogix Migration Manager for Oracle Content Server (Stellent). Simplifying the migration of Stell...
Sun chairman Scott McNealy sent out his farewell to the troops Tuesday, the day before Oracle is supposed to explain what it's going to do with Sun and maybe indicate how many of Sun folks it's going to fire. Sun CEO Jonathan Schwartz told Sun employees last week that "Upon change i...
With only the ‘you may now kiss the bride’ custom to follow, the ORACLE/SUN marriage (or dare I say SUN/ORACLE) is now finally complete. After months of legal wrangling which has caused nothing but embarrassment and dwindled SUN’s stature within the market sphere, reports also came out...
Accenture and Oracle have agreed to jointly develop integrated software packages to address the growing needs of social service agencies around the world for cost-effective technology solutions to handle rising workloads while providing enhanced oversight capabilities and supporting ou...
Several organizations have been exploring how to realize the economic benefits of cloud computing within their own datacenter. They are looking for faster provisioning on demand, agile resource scheduling based on policies, and chargeback rules to ensure resources are optimally utilize...
Thursday, January 21, 2010 – The European Commission this morning waved Oracle’s $7.4 billion acquisition of Sun Microsystems through without any strings attached. It’s been blocking the deal since September because Sun owns the popular open source database MySQL, one of the legs of th...
Oracle Corporation on Thursday announced that it had received regulatory approval from the European Commission for its acquisition of Sun Microsystems, Inc. Oracle expects unconditional approval from China and Russia and intends to close the transaction shortly. Oracle will host an all...
Everybody and his brother expect the European Commission to rubber stamp Oracle’s acquisition of Sun any minute now but when it didn’t happen Tuesday like it was reportedly supposed to we asked why not and were told – you’re gonna love this – that it was because antitrust czarina Neeli...
To improve operational alignment and financial performance, Oracle has announced the integration of Oracle Hyperion Planning and Oracle's Demantra Real-Time Sales and Operations Planning. Linking Hyperion Planning and Oracle's Demantra Sales and Operations Planning gives CFOs and suppl...
It’s apparently all over but the shouting at Oracle and Sun. The European Commission is reportedly supposed to wave Sun’s acquisition through on January 19. In the process it’ll have to explain how it came to change its mind after needlessly costing the company hundreds of millions of ...
Introduced in 1995, Java has firmly established itself as a mature mainstream programming language for enterprises. The Java platform security model has evolved over the years to meet new requirements, and today enterprise Java developers have a large number of APIs and services to cho...
XML documents can be used to transfer data. The data in an XML document can be retrieved either with the JAXP (Java API for XML Processing) DOM and SAX APIs, or with the JAXP XPath API. Addressing an XML document with XPath has the advantage of selecting a single node directly without ...
Just as Oracle is reportedly about to draw a “Get Out of EC Jail Free” card next week, Russia’s regulators have waded into the situation and are threatening to hold up its acquisition of Sun Microsystems. Russia’s Federal Anti-Monopoly Service (FAS) Wednesday decided to kick off an inv...
The scuttlebutt around Brussels has the European Commission announcing that it has cleared Oracle’s unconditional acquisition of Sun and Sun’s troublesome MySQL database on Tuesday January 19, eight days ahead of the agency’s January 27 deadline for a decision. The 27 national regul...