Thursday, December 20, 2012

Oracle Priority Service Infogram - End Times Edition

This is the ‘End of the World’ issue of the Infogram. Some people think the end of the Mayan calendar signals the end of the world. I think the Mayans just didn't renew their calendar subscription in time; then their culture crashed and burned before they got their second notice. As Vonnegut said, ‘And so it goes.’

In any case the editors and staff of the Priority Service Infogram wish you a very happy end of the world! And if that falls through and we see next week after all, then a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! There will be no issue of the Infogram next week due to the holidays.


Oracle CloudWorld: Social, Mobile, Complete, from the JDeveloper PMs Blog.

And an interesting white paper making the rounds of the Twitterage and blogosphere: Cloud Reference Architecture.


RDBMS Performance

Tanel Poder has a new version of his Snapper program out at TANEL PODER'S BLOG: IT & MOBILE FOR GEEKS AND PROS: Snapper v3.61 released – and more work is in progress!


ADF and Java

Understanding the JSF Lifecycle and ADF Optimized Lifecycle, at the Oracle WebCenter & ADF Architecture Team (A-Team).

At the Arun Gupta, Miles to go ... blog, What's new in Servlet 3.1 ? - Java EE 7 moving forward.

SOA Gateway


At PeopleSoft Apps Strategy: Fiscal Cliff, some notes on prospects for withholding rates in the new year.


At the David Peake on Oracle APEX blog: APEX 4.2.1 Patch Set Released.


At Solaris Tips and Tricks: Solaris 11 pkg fix is my new friend


Oracle Solaris Remote Lab (OSRL) Fact Sheet, from Web and more for Sun Software Partners.


At Siebel Essentials, A Closer Look at Siebel Open UI

VM et al.

At the OTN Garage a selection of pointers to articles by Yuli Vasiliev: Would You Swim Laps in Lake Baikal?

Monday, December 17, 2012

Contributions by Angela Golla, Infogram Contributor

Oracle Magazine
The latest issue of Oracle Magazine features the efficiencies of running Oracle Applications on Exadata.  It is a very informative read. 

Thursday, December 13, 2012

Oracle Priority Service Infogram for 13-DEC-2012


The latest issue of the Database Insider Edition is out: Oracle Information In Depth.

Mobile Computing and Development

A free video tutorial at Skillbuilders: Zen and the Art of Mobile Development.



At the Secure Government blog (intriguing blog title, somewhat reminiscent of 'jumbo shrimp' if you remember that George Carlin routine, but that's just my personal bit of pessimism): Protecting Consolidated Data on Engineered Systems.


From The Java Source: Java SE Updates.



Why C++ Is Not “Back at Making the Complex Simple.


At the Oracle WebCenter & ADF Architecture Team (A-Team) blog: Understanding the JSF Lifecycle and ADF Optimized Lifecycle.


At SOA Proactive Support: RDA Health Checks for SOA.

…And Finally

Continuing the theme of 3D printing that we’ve linked to before is this detailed article at TNW: Behind the rise of the 3D printing revolution.

Looking to a different part of the near future:
Good news: According to Fortune Tech, Technology will replace 80% of what doctors do.
Bad news? The robots and computers will still make you wait in a big room full of bored anxious people and old magazines for a diagnosis. It's tradition.

Time for your editor to wax a bit philosophical: All is slightly imperfect. It is imperfection that prevents the deadly stasis of perfection. Supersymmetry: is it really too good not to be true? at the Guardian.

Monday, December 10, 2012

Contributions by Angela Golla, Infogram Contributor

New Patch Nomenclature
Oracle has recently standardized its patch nomenclature for all products.  See Note:1430923.1 for more information. 

Monday, December 3, 2012

Contributions by Angela Golla, Infogram Contributor

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