Steven Feuerstein Master Class. Anti-Pattern PL/SQL Programming + 12c New PL/SQL Features, December 12 and 13 20130
12 and 13 December 2013 AMIS will host a two day masterclas with Oracle PL/SQL guru Steven Feuerstein. The Design Pattern movement reminds us that most of the code we write is similar to something written last week – or maybe even an hour ago. Once you identify a common code pattern you can then create a (or use an already-existing) design pattern as a template for how to solve a problem that can be used in many different situations. Design patterns generally reflect and encourage best practices. An anti-pattern, on the other hand, is a pattern that is commonly found in our code, but reflects bad practices, leading to code with bugs, performance problems or maintenance headaches.
In this two day class, Steven Feuerstein presents a series of common PL/SQL anti-patterns (classic bad-practice programming). Students, working alone or in pairs on their laptops, are then invited to fix the “anti” in the code. Steven will then explain what makes the code “anti”, review selected solutions from students, and present key lessons about applying PL/SQL features to solve similar problems.
In addition to the work on anti-patterns, students will More >
(this article is a live blog: it is a work in progress – as I am currently reading this book – and this article will be updated in the next few days and weeks; when completed, the marker Live Blog will be removed)
- Title: Oracle SOA Governance 11g Implementation
- By: Luis Augusto Weir, Andrew Bell
- Publisher: Packt
- Released: September 2013
- Pages: 440
- ISBN : 1849689083
- ISBN 13 : 9781849689083
The title of this book is clear: the term SOA Governance is fairly well known. Oracle SOA Governance 11g is a product suite from Oracle, released in February 2010:
“Oracle SOA Governance 11g consisting of Oracle Enterprise Repository, Oracle Service Registry, SOA Management with Oracle Enterprise Manager, and Oracle Web Services Manager. Oracle SOA Governance 11g, a component of Oracle Fusion Middleware, enables organizations to manage their heterogeneous software project artifacts under a unified governance umbrella. Fully integrated with Oracle SOA Suite 11g, the new release [of SOA Governance 11g] helps organizations simplify governance of software development projects. Oracle SOA Governance 11g is fully integrated with Oracle AmberPoint, a leader in Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) More >
For me this year’s Open World has three main themes: Community, Cloud and Mobile.
Although actually it included a fourth theme: the America’s Cup. The fabulous comeback of Team America and the spectacular sailing lead to an extra vibe during the conference. And although the media footage provided the best way to view the races, nothing beats the experience of standing ashore and watching the boats ‘fly by’ in real life.
Unfortunately the sailing also disrupted Larry’s keynote about the cloud but fortunately Thomas Kurian did an excellent job on that one. For me that keynote was one of the most interesting of the conference because it provided an overview of the big ambitions of Oracle for the clouds. A bit to my surprise, it also included an announcement by Microsoft about the availability of the Oracle Database, Oracle Weblogic and Java (either on Windows or Linux) in the Microsoft Azure cloud.
The cloud offerings are still increasing and now encompass a clear SAAS, PAAS and IAAS strategy. Fusion Applications modules like Human Capital Management, CRM and ERP and others are (or will become) available as Software Services, supplemented with social services. The database, More >
In this article a first brain dump with observations from the Oracle OpenWorld and JavaOne conferences. These are fairly raw notes – primarily for my own consumption. They may be useful to you as well.
OOW13: 1824 sessions, 3104 speakersJ1: 523 sessions, 557 speakers
Last thursday Kscope13 ended. I liked the conference very much and here’s my report from the ODTUG Kscope 2013 in New Orleans. The venue, the Sheraton Hotel, was in the centre of New Orleans on the border of the French Quarter. It was on a walking distance from the Mississippi river and Jackson square (with always fantastic jazz music played by street-performers). Outside it felt like more than 40C, inside under 18C caused by the blowing air-conditioning; warm clothes were no luxery. (more…)