Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Oracle Priority Service Infogram for 10-OCT-2012


The latest from the Oracle E-Business Suite Technology blog:

Eddie Awad linked to this posting by Alex Antonatos in his Twitter feed: More Tips on Upgrading from EBS R11 to R12.


The guru of all that is indexed, Richard Foote, posted his second in a series on Exadata Storage Indexes Part II – Differences With Database Indexes (Space Dementia).



The WebLogic Server Blog brings us a series on Data Source Security: Part 1 and Part 2.


Who put the snap in Superman's cape? SPARC, apparently: What Makes SPARC SuperCluster Super.

And from the Oracle EMEA Value-Added Distributor News: eSTEP Techcast "An Update on OVM Server for SPARC".

Cloud Control



The first wave of the post-OpenWorld stories is upon us, as in this summation from Amis Technology Blog: OOW 2012 – The Big Stories.


Over at there's a rather inspirational Software Architecture cheat sheet. It has items like 'Testable', 'Orthogonal', etc. All very laudable. Very unlike my architecture cheatsheet from the time, years ago, that I was a developer. That one ran: "Do they pay me enough for this grief? Yes --> Code it. No --> Distract the client by pointing up and saying 'Look, an eclipse!' and run out of the room."

…And Finally

As we wrote earlier, there are teams of scientists working on a warp drive. Now there’s another group developing dilithium crystals.  The 3-d printers are a long way from being replicators, unless you want ‘Tea, Earl Grey, Plastic’, but we seem to be getting closer to Star Trek by the week.

And if you are going to start building Data the android you might want to look at David Deutsch’s views on artificial intelligence. He’s one of the great minds of our age, so it’s worth a read.

Is your organization spread all over the globe (though not the galaxy, yet)? Robin King found a very handy utility for finding meeting times for people in a variety of time zones.

Over at Lifehacker, something clever, verging on devious. I like that.  Make a Coughing Ringtone to Go Unnoticed When You Forget to Silence Your Phone.

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