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ADF Libraries are a very useful feature of JDeveloper 11g. They allow a master application, via the Resource Palette, to load Bounded Task Flows (BTFs) and the BTF's associated ADF Business Components from separate applications, without having to include the BTF and ADF BC objects in ...
I'm in the process of getting the Boston chapter of the Cloud Security Alliance started. I'm just waiting for the "paperwork" to go through, but I'm really excited about what I'm hearing from customers about
What a week! I didn't get stuck anywhere - except for snowed in at home - but it was really busy. I did have the pleasure of ending the week briefing a group of really smart architects and pre-sales people on the
Nothing inspires me to blog like being stuck in an airport. I'm stuck in DC on a return from my first Vordel customer trip. We saw customers in San Diego, Los Angeles, Bay Area, and Seattle. Some of them there were
Today we have announced our membership in the Open Innovation Network; you can read the official announcement here.  In this post I’d like to explain why we did so in a little more detail.1. Increasing impact of OpenStorage and NexentaStor means predators may get annoye...
This is a very common task that most application/database developers come across; testing various datatypes of a database. Honoring the principle DRY, here is a template with ddl for table creation (covering most data types) across various databases.
Hello from Dublin,I'm nearly at the end of a very long week for Vordel Company kick-off, but I wanted to take the time get the new blog headed in the right direction. I know that my blogging activity tailed off over the last few months, but
Setting aside the recent controversy and struggles between the two companies over Mark Hurd’s move from HP to Oracle, HP has recently announced a new set of solutions that are designed to run a number of Oracle apps via a private cloud architecture. Hurd’s move took place after a scan...
Most predictions about the storage industry seem to be either in the weeds (”will FCOE take off - and what flavor?”) or driven by the most sensational news possible (”Cisco will buy EMC and Oracle will buy NetApp!”).   This list strives to take a balanced v...
The release of the much-anticipated Fusion Applications from Oracle will be made available on a general basis beginning in the first quarter of 2011. Fusion Applications is designed to be a next-gen combination of Oracle’s mainstream offerings, including PeopleSoft, the E-Business Suit...
This is my inagural post in this blog - in my new job - as Chief Solutions Architect at Vordel. In my time at Oracle, I had the opportunity to work with Vordel at a number of customers, and two things really stood out
You probably already know that Oracle has some of the most effective and efficient virtualization solutions on the market today. Oracle server virtualization solutions are a wonderful way to increase your data center’s utilization, reduce your power and cooling needs and, perhaps...
Most of you are familiar with deploying Intel® SOA Expressway as a xml gateway for protecting your SOAP and REST services. I wanted to blog about another very interesting use case where SOA Expressway acts as a Secure Token Service … Continue reading →
We recently had the requirement to provide our users global hotkeys to switch between tabs within the ADF UI Shell (a.k.a. Dynamic Tab Shell) in JDev 11g. Luckily I caught a presentation at Open World this year where Frank Nimphius showed off support for creating global hotkeys in ADF...
Sometimes it takes a disaster to realize the importance of backing up your digital information.  I’ve had the same computer running at home for nearly 6 years.  Like many others out there, I store everything on it: family pictures, videos, music, financial records, tax returns, …  The ...
“I’m betting that they’re [appliances] are game changers, because the whole premise of these machines goes far, far beyond the no-value concept of simply taking two five-pound bags of concrete and combining them into one 10-pound bag, and calling that innovation.̶...
Virtualization is the best way for a data center or an entire IT department to make the most of their existing resources, to provide top-level security and to insure that business critical functions have the systems and network resources that they need. Some of the best virtualization ...
A recommended ADF development best practice from Oracle is to check your applications are Activation Safe. In recent testing of an ADF 11g application we discovered the following scenario where our application failed Activation Safe testing, documented for others to read-but-not-exper...
Tonight I’m going back home after attending JavaOne 2010. These are my fresh notes about this event. If you are reading this, you know something about Java. At the very least you know that this is a case-sensitive programming language and the HelloWorld is not the same as helloworld. ...
Just a week after our blog post on the telcos, we find another big company joining the cloud computing tsunami – Oracle’s announcement of its “cloud in a box” offering as well as new offerings of Oracle software running on Amazon’s EC2. For a company whos...
"Larry Ellison is borderline bat-shit crazy on a good day," the analyst Rob Enderle is quoted as saying in a piece last week by Sam Gustin - a senior writer at DailyFinance, an AOL Finance & Money site. Enderle was prompted to utter this remark by speculation that perhaps the Oracle...
In what has become a tradition recently at Trade shows, I guide you through the booth maze to the F5 Networks booth 1427 at Oracle OpenWorld 2010. ps Technorati Tags: F5, infrastructure 2.0, integration, Pete Silva, security, business, education, technology, application delivery, cloud...
How about some integration, instead? A combined Oracle Access Manager and F5 BIG-IP Access Policy Manager solution is more scalable, more reliable, and easier to manage than any of the traditional three solutions.   In the course of deploying applications it becomes necessary to ...
This is the first article in a series focused on developing iControl applications with the Java language.  I’ve picked Eclipse development platform for this set of platforms.  The goal here is to give you the directions and tools you need to make the most out of iContr...
That is the big news this morning. Mark Hurd, former CEO of HP who resigned abruptly last month, has landed at Oracle as co-president replacing Charles Phillips. Larry Ellison publicly defended him and said in a letter to the NY Times that this was a big mistake by HP’s board to let M...
The traditional business intelligence ecosystem is built on the numerous strategic partnerships that exist between BI software vendors, which provide the technology, and value added resellers (VARs), which provide customized solutions based on that technology. As in all partnerships, ...
By going for Google's second of only two fiscal jugular veins in Android (the other being paid search ads), Oracle has mightily disrupted the entire mobile world -- and potentially the full computing client market. The bombshell that Oracle is suing Google over Java intellectual prope...
Google has pulled out all 17 of its presentations from the upcoming JavaOne conference in San Francisco. Yes, it's because of that lawsuit. This is what Reuters has to say about it. Unless Oracle and Google will settle on their little issues, JavaOne may be dead. Or to say it prope...
According to 1,250 ERP Software Advice readers that will be Oracle's next acquisition. Terradata came in a close second in this race, suggesting that Oracle will "...play it safe next time around and strengthen their already formidable data warehousing and business intelligence offeri...
I'm speaking with Vikas Jain from Oracle at Java One (co-located with Oracle Open World this year) on the topic of REST Security. The session link is below:
Beginning in late 2004 with its acquisition of PeopleSoft, Oracle initiated an acquisition campaign that has brought over forty companies into the Oracle fold. During that time, Oracle has made five multi-billion dollar acquisitions – about one per year – all of which have ...
To save me time in the future, rather than having to write it again and again for clients, this blog entry documents how to install JDeveloper 11g Studio Edition v11.1.1.2.0 build 5536 under Windows. I'll admit it's not the most exciting blog post, for sure Oracle's already done it (w...
Watching Larry Ellison and Oracle over the years as it has morphed itself is a real study in market dynamics. It's transformation from database company through middleware provider to now being a "cloud computing pioneer" is simply amazing. The only question now seems to be "What's nex...
This post is yet another Contextual Event blog description with a slight programmatic twist. It was inspired by Lucas Jellema's OTN forum post on how to raise programmatic Contextual Events, and in addition uses techniques as demonstrated by Pino and Frank described below. Readers mi...
The ADF Enterprise Methodology Group (ADF EMG) is happy to announce we've more sessions lined up at Oracle Open World 2010. As many readers will know, the ADF EMG is where ADF users get down and dirty in discussing their FMW experiences. This year we have 3 sessions:(Official on-sche...
Th summer heat is here finally, temperature likely to hit 100 in south bay today, July 16th, a Friday. The stock market behaves as erratically as ever, going south at every little hint of a economic slowdown. Steve Jobs finally owns up the antenna issue for iPhone4. I got mine on the f...
Learn how F5′s BIG-IP LTM/APM helps in conjunction with Oracle Access Manager centralizing web application authentication and authorization services, streamline access management, and reduce infrastructure costs Watch how BIG-IP APM can reduce TCO, lower deployment risk, and stre...
Oracle Corp has updated the Sun Ray Client product line geared for displaying server-hosted Windows, Linux and Oracle Solaris desktops with a new version Oracle Sun Ray 3 Plus Client that operates on its Oracle Virtual Desktop Infrastructure software. They all stack up nicely with with...
It’s completely natural that, moving forward, Oracle would focus on building upon the success of Sun and StorageTek. After all, those two companies bring a combined 40 years of experience, expertise and leadership in enterprise storage solutions to the table. This perfect storm of expe...
So is Oracle's acquisition of Market2Lead a Giant Leap for Marketing Automation? Most industry observers have mentioned in the past that market penetration for marketing automation is low and more evangelism is needed. This acquisition definitely raises the noise levels, Oracle has a r...