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Here is a recording of a podcast that Ilya (@ilya_shaikovsky, blog) and I did with Apress/Oracle: Meet the authors of the Practical RichFaces 2/edition.
From time to time in JSF and ADF Faces RC applications there’s the need from one managed bean to retrieve another, typically from a lesser scoped bean to a greater, such as a requestScope bean retrieving a sessionScope bean to access its methods. There’s essentially 3 avenues to solvin...
#v11 A robust and diverse set of management tools enabling a variety of infrastructure integration options is essential to architecting a dynamic data center In the continuing quest for a more dynamic data center, infrastructure integration must necessarily take center stage. While v...
Rhomobile has always been focused on providing a modern open and standards-based way to mobilize enterprise apps. The first product we offered for that was Rhodes, an open source framework which makes it easy to build native smartphone apps using your web skills. But we also offered Rh...
It's not often I am on the same roster as Sting and Tom Petty, but at Oracle Open World I am. Admittedly Sting and Tom Petty will be performing to tens of thousands of people on Treasure Island, whereas I will be speaking at the much less dramatic setting of a Moscone Center auditorium...
Whenever I suggest collaboration between these two worlds, I always observe some sort of astonishment from my interlocutors. Many Enterprise Architects or Business Architects do not realise there may be synergies. Business Process Management (BPM) team
With the explosion of Internet content, especially that for the IT industry, it leaves an interesting question hanging over the worth (if any) of IT textbooks. When you can find an answer on just about anything online, what’s the point of shelling out money, especially for IT texts th...
In a previous post titled Hyped Cloud Technologies
There are very few pieces of software where a casual approach can be taken to the process of software development. Software development is intrinsically a difficult process, gathering requirements, design, development and testing all taking large effort. In reaction enterprises have se...
The PCI Council today released the long-awaited tokenization guidelines (Information Supplement: PCI Tokenization Guidelines) which give merchants specific guidance on using tokenization to reduce PCI scope and assessment costs, which have been costing large merchants upwards of $500,0...
Last week I published my winning Customer X-Ray of the Quarter, which showed how AppDynamics was able to help a media customer solve a production issue that had plagued their application for over two years. This week I’m posting the runner-up X-Ray entry. This one describes how A...
I think it's a given that Oracle's Identity Manager has been the 600 pound Gorilla in the provisioning space over the last few years.  From what I've been seeing, Microsoft's FIM and a resurgence of SAP Netweaver Identity Management will
The previous blog post in this series looked at the default behaviour of the ADF framework in 11.1.1.4.0 of the af:region tag embedded in a af:showDetailItem tag. In this post we'll look at programmatically controlling the activation of regions to stop unnecessary processing. This exa...
ADF's af:showDetailItem tag is used as a child to parent tags such as the af:panelAccordion and af:panelTabbed. JDeveloper's online documentation states the following about the af:showDetailItem tag: The showDetailItem component is used inside of a panelAccordion or panelTabbed compon...
The previous blog posts in this series (part 1 and part 2) looked at the behaviour of the af:region tag embedded in a af:showDetailItem tag with JDeveloper 11.1.1.4.0. This post investigates the changing nature of the "deferred" activation property for the underlying af:region task flo...
ERP Vendors: Finding the right one for your company When making the decision to implement ERP software in your company, choosing the right ERP vendors is as important to success as any other step of the process. Many companies have made the mistake of selecting ERP vendors based on nam...
I’ve been asked for our perspective on Pillar data being acquired for $0 cash and some earn out in the future, a disappointing outcome for a company that has spent well over $200 million. (note, Storage Newsletter pointed out on 6/30 that Oracle filings indicate the amount invest...
Periodically, I pull senior leadership of Nexenta to an out of the office off-site. These meetings allow us to get in the same room for a couple of days, free from the urgent in order to focus on the important.While there are number of items we cannot speak about because...
ERP Comparison – Finding Your “Best-Fit” Software An ERP comparison is usually one of the first tasks that people take on when looking for a new ERP solution. But what is it that you should be comparing? Is it the feature set? Is it the pricing? Is it the support offe...
Top 10 ERP Solutions explained People often are interested in knowing which are the Top 10 ERP Solutions available. This is a difficult question to answer because it depends upon the company that is asking the question and for what criteria. For example if you are a manufacturer lookin...
Organizations need an end-to-end web application and database security solution to protect data, customers, and their businesses. The integrated solution from F5 and Oracle provides improved protection against SQL injection attacks and correlated reporting for richer contextual informa...
Finding the right Small Business ERP for your company Small Business ERP is a unique category of enterprise software. It typically needs to have all the functionality of large corporate ERP software, but it needs to have as few clicks and screens as possible to ensure that the users ar...
Hello Everyone - I just finished a very interesting panel on internal tokenization – the event was hosted by BrightTalk and you can catch a replay of it here. The panel included Brandon Dunlop from Brightfly, John Kindervag from Forrester, … Continue reading →
There is an old saying: Respect and Suspect. When someone declare, write or say something, do not decry or ignore him - respect him. It may turn out that the information he provides is valuable or useful. On the other hand, Suspect and check whether what was manifested is true, half...
Because I had to click around a few times, trying out instructions that did not work, here’s a link to instructions that actually do install LibreOffice on Uubuntu. The instructions that don’t work tell you to open a DEBS folder that does not exist. The instructions that do work have y...
I'm happy to announce that we're going to have our first meeting of the Boston Chapter of the Cloud Security Alliance on Wednesday, April 27th at 6:00 at the Oracle office in Burlington, MA.The topic for this meeting is Cloud Security
Cloud computing has become an integral part of all IT decision making today across industries and geographies. This market is growing at a rapid pace. By 2014, IDC expects public cloud spending to rise to $29.5 billion growing at 21.6 … Continue reading →
After many scheduling challenges, we had our first CSA Boston Chapter Board Meeting. The "Board" consists of me (Vordel), Prateek Mishra (Oracle)
I've made some real progress on the Maven integration with the Vordel XML Gateway. I've updated the incubator with the latest
The EXISTS keyword in SQL queries is an efficient mechanism for returning record sets from one dataset when they exist in another dataset. For example we can write queries like:SELECT org.org_id, org.name FROM organisations org WHERE EXISTS(SELECT 1 FROM events evt WHERE evt.org_id = ...
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