OOW13: Looking forward at this year’s Oracle Open World


As every year, Open World is again packed with sessions, meetings, announcements, Demo grounds, Hands-on labs, events, music. My calendar is rapidly filling up but I keep on discovering other interesting sessions and it’s a constant challenge to plan everything and to have a good overview of all alternatives. In addition to the schedule builder and electronic agenda, I’m actually looking forward to the print-out ;-).

With so many subjects it’s always a challenge to make a selection. My main subjects will be:

  • ADF development and architecture
  • Service Oriented Architecture
  • Application Lifecycle Management
  • Cloud
  • Oracle Fusion Applications

I hope to get some answers to the following questions:

  • What are best practices to manage build, delivery, test and deployment of ADF and SOA applications / components?
  • How does the cloud influence the daily practice for developers?
  • How does the cloud influence application and enterprise architecture?
  • How does mobile influence the daily practice of developers?
  • What does Oracle Fusion Applications offer ADF and SOA developers? Is it an interesting environment in which they can apply their knowlegde and skills?
  • What are best practices for developing multi-channel applications, e.g. ADF, Mobile and SOA?
  • What is the current state of Service governance, especially in the light of continuous integration and delivery and in what direction does move?
  • How to implement Fusion Middleware infrastucture provisioning to fully support rapid development and delivery?
  • How will JEE 6, 7 and 8 influence ADF?

This is definitely not an exhaustive list and fortunately OOW provides lots of opportunities to ‘shop around’. It’ll be an interesting conference and I’m ready to dive in.

About Author

Aino Andriessen is principal consultant and expertise lead 'Continuous Delivery'. His focus is on Oracle Fusion Middleware ADF and SOA development, Continuous Delivery, architecture, improving the software development proces and quality management. He is a frequent presenter at Oracle Open World, ODTUG Kaleidoscope, UKOUG Technology Conference and OUGN VĂ¥rseminar. He writes articles and publishes at the AMIS technology blog (http://technology.amis.nl/blog/).

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