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I have been a little bit stubborn on my concession that cloud computing is really going to be the wave of the future. Though lately I have been playing with a lot of cloud related technologies and am hooked. Spin up 10 (or 100) Linux servers in a minute from a web page with no [...]
JavaFX is a new scripting language from Sun (I guess now from Oracle) for building Java-based rich user interfaces for the Web, mobile, desktop and even TV. There are plenty of sources on the Internet the predicted or predict the death of JavaFX. Based on what Oracle said few weeks ago...
The clip below is Larry Ellison giving some context on the Oracle Acquisition of Sun.  His mantra: complete, integrated, focused on business value for customers. I have more context and opinions coming in a follow-on post. Related posts:What does the Oracle-Sun news mean for enterpr...
Edward Screven, Oracle's chief corporate architect, mentioned that Oracle would not be offering Sun's long-planned and highly-vaunted compute resource service. They will just play the role of supplier to components and pieces that can be used in cloud services; From the beginning...
Rapid Application Development Environments This topic always generates a lot of discussion, so I’m sure this [...]
Now that MySQL is joining the Oracle family, migration of MySQL to Oracle will be one of internal transfer. However this article written prior to recent developments describes the migration of MySQL to Oracle. This article shows how you may use Oracle's most recent tool, the Oracle ...
I was a bit distracted from the Apple iPad news due to the marathon Oracle conference Wednesday on its shiny new Sun Microsystems acquisition. But the more I thought about it, the more these two companies are extremely well positioned to actually fulfill what other powerful companies t...
In sales and marketing, it’s the ultimate question. How do you get the right information in front of a prospect at the right time? It’s especially tricky now that customers self-direct their learning online. As you grow your stable of customer case studies and success stori...
Oracle customers reveal main concerns about deal:• Potential loss of vendor leverage and increased dependency on Oracle• Questions on strategic intent for platform and software products• Changes to the culture of Oracle and Sun Edinburgh, 28th January 2010 - In respon...
Nuclear Power Plant Extends 23 Year Engagement with Oracle by Collaborating to Define Industry Requirements and by Relying on the Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12.1Redwood Shores, Calif., - January 28, 2010• Nuklearna Elektrarna Krsko (NEK), Slovenia's and Croatia's only nuclea...
Il n’y a plus un seul grand fournisseur qui ne proclame pas que le Cloud Computing est un élément clef de sa stratégie ; ce n’est pas moi qui vais m’en plaindre ! J’avais été sévère, il y a quelques semaines, avec les annonces Cloud de Microsoft et SAP. Ce sont les deux fournisseurs...
Under JDev 11g when you start playing with importing Bounded Task Flows (BTF) through ADF Libraries into a master ADF application, you're likely to start encountering the errors JBO-34010 and JBO-25058. This post discusses why these errors occur in context of ADF Libraries, and composi...
So finally the European Union gave the green signal to Oracle’s acquisition of Sun yesterday. In anticipation, there is a planned update on Oracle’s Sun strategy next week. It’s funny. Another news making rounds are the billboards in New York, San Francisco, and Atlan...
Some time back I talked about ‘repurposing of technology’ in one of my blogs. Intent there was really to explore the trends of different types of adoption of technology products and question the hypothesis of alignment of the technology usage with the product vendor roadmaps. That’s m...
Oracle & Quocirca Report Shows Businesses Acknowledging Role of Finance in Monitoring Performance across All Operations; Stakeholder Engagement Is Still LowReading, UK - January 19th, 2010News FactsOracle today launches Oracle Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) Index II - the ...
As some of you may have already heard, 2009 was a spectacular year for Layer 7. Despite the economic downturn—leading to the “flat is the new up” quip around the Valley—we actually grew more than in any year previous. In fact, we’ve grown steadily year-over-year for t...
Keeping your storage performance up to par can be a challenge, especially in a heterogeneous enterprise environment. More and more, you need to have an architecture for your storage needs that is compliant with industry standards, can be deployed quickly, is agile enough to manage and ...
With recent acquisition in BPM and SOA space, it is clear that those vendors who positioned themselves SOA vendor is feeling the pinch without a solid BPM offering. Now that IBM has acquired Lombardi and Progress has acquired Savvion it... Manas Kumar Sarkar
(JDev 11g 11.1.1.2.0)Like most Oracle applications, when an ADF application loses its connection to the database, the games up. There's really not much you can do. ADF does detect this situation, presenting the following popup to the user:But to most users a JDBC error would mean not...
XML Gateways are generally available as hardware-only, software-only, or with the option of hardware or software. One of the great advantages of the software option is that it means the XML Gateway can be deployed in a virtualized environment. However,
Thales delivers scalability and continuous availability to organizations to help safeguard mission-critical systems and information with a complete portfolio of HSMsThales, leader in information systems and communications security, announces nShield Connect 500 and nShield Connect 1500...
We've added some SQL reference material to our site: http://www.werysoft.com/SQLReferences/SQLReference.aspx This SQL reference material shows how to query system tables for things like table, stored procedure, view and trigger lists. There are versions of the SQL for SQL Server, Ora...
Today, Berkery Noyes released its "2009 Software Industry Merger & Acquisition Trends" report. Software Industry M&A activity experienced a significant half-to-half gain as exhibited by the 83% increase in the median EV/revenue multiple from 1.2 in 1st Half 2009 to 2.2 in 2nd Half 2009...
ERP software implementations can be tricky, so ERP accelerators are a welcome opportunity to help companies implement more quickly and cost effectively.  As we’ve highlighted in our ERP research, 93% of the time an ERP implementation takes longer than expected, while 65% cost mor...
As the year winds down, there are a few things I have come to expect: holiday parties, snow, and new features from cloud providers. This year exceeded all of my expectations, starting with a note in early December from our friends at Terremark letting us know that they have fixed ...
Well, this is my “on vacation” blog, so I’ll keep it short. This holiday season I received a big box from our Data Solutions Group that I’m told contains an ARX for my play-time and will no doubt fill your reading time in the new year. Assuming you read my blog anyway ;-). Those guys ...
Sun Microsystems has unveiled what is being called the first fully functional cloud-based Desktop as a Service (DaaS) for grammar schools and community colleges. The new product is in line with Sun’s vision to build and deploy public and private clouds that are open and interoperable. ...
The big news in IT this year has to be Cloud Computing. Like the result of a Gremlin fed after midnight, Cloud Computing turned into the Stripe of the IT world. As pundits and vendors raced to gain mindshare as a means of priming the economy-dulled sales pipeline, IT buyers were caught...
In 2008 I noted I was 1% more productive than 2007 with 101 posts. This year my statistics have plummeted, with just on 56 posts, a huge drop in "productivity". I wonder if it's anything to do with having a second kid? Like last year I find it an interesting exercise to look back over ...
Before moving an enterprise application to the cloud, you need to be sure that your expectations are realistic and your objectives match what the cloud can deliver. In this post, I’d like to share what we’ve learned from working with our beta customers, from their initial e...
Recently I blogged about Upgrading WLS using the Oracle Smart Update utility. We discovered that while this utility will happily patch our developers' machines, we had h3lls own trouble trying to get it to work on our server. After much head scratching, gritting of teeth, yelling, be...
The talk at the Cloud Computing Expo this week in Santa Clara was all about enterprise cloud adoption. Is it real? Is it already happening? If so, who’s doing it, which applications are they running and which clouds are being tested? To a large extent, cloud computing is a victim of it...
Cloud computing environments are just as suited to illegitimate use as legitimate use. Do providers need a way to separate the chaff from the wheat to reassure enterprise-class customers that they’re doing everything they can to eliminate the hijacking of cloud computing resources for ...
Following on the heals of being named one of three EcoTech warriors earlier in the year, and then number 5 in the top ten independent bloggers at StorageMonkeys earlier this year (plus appearing on InfoSmack), the momentum continues more recently being named as the 23rd out of the top ...
Together with one of our partners, Tricore Solutions, we are working with a number of Oracle customers to reduce cost and drive efficiency for database backups. TriCore is recognized as one of Oracle's leading partners delivering a suite of services for enterprise accounts. read more
Application Helps Network Operators Drive New Revenue from Mobile Marketing and Advertising Redwood Shores, Calif. - December 7, 2009 News Facts • Oracle announced the general availability of Oracle Communications Marketing and Advertising, a new application that enables network ...
Disaster strikes. Your primary place of business is destroyed by a fire tomorrow, are you prepared to recover? According to the historical statistics, fires permanently close 44 percent of the businesses that are affected. Business continuity planning is the creation and validation of ...
Oracle provides the Smart Update utility to upgrade WebLogic Server installations between versions, or to apply specific patches applied by Oracle Support. This post considers upgrading a 10.3.1 server to 10.3.2, not applying patches. As usual your mileage may vary so be diligent in c...
It’s almost deafening! There is so much noise these days on the hottest buzzword – Cloud Computing. Larry Ellison derided that phrase by saying – it’s all water vapor. Marc Benioff brags about it incessantly via his Facebook posts, his new book Behind The Cloud,...
In the latest release of JDeveloper, specifically 11.1.1.2.0 also known as 11g Release 1 also known as Patch Set 1 also known as 11g build 5536 also known as the Shepherd build (cough cough Oracle), Oracle has included a new built in page template known as the "Oracle Dynamic Tabs Shel...