SQL*Plus / SQL*Net Dead Connection Detection

Patrick Roozen

Recently I came across the situation where I knew for a fact that my sessions to the database were dead because I pulled the power plug out of my application server for a failover test. But the sessions stayed visible in the database and kept their locks therefore the failover failed. Now how […]

SOA Suite 12c: Creating user accounts in ApacheDS using the LDAP adapter (inspired by Maarten Smeets)

Lucas Jellema 1

My colleague Maarten Smeets recently published a very good article on the first steps with the SOA Suite 12c LDAP adapter (https://technology.amis.nl/2014/08/08/oracle-soa-suite-12c-ldapadapter-tutorial). He inspired me to take my own first and  next steps – and I need those for the Oracle SOA Suite 12c Handbook that I am currently writing. […]

When to use the Oracle Database In-Memory option?

The application and usage of the Oracle Database In-Memory has been described by Pom Bleeksma in this post. Oracle Database In-Memory can result in huge improvement in application query performance. This post will answer the question: “what would be an optimal situation for using the Oracle Database In-Memory feature?” The […]

AMIS Whitepaper User Experience Frameworks “Future of optimal UI development”

“ There’s A Lot More Behind This Pretty Face “ The whitepaper “User Experience Frameworks – Future of optimal UI development -” starts with an overview of user experience guidelines. These guidelines translate to additional UX requirements when designing and building a new user interface on modern systems. We will also […]

LDAP and Weblogic; Using ApacheDS as authentication provider for Weblogic

Maarten Smeets 3

A Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) server is often used to centralize management of users/groups/credentials within enterprises. An LDAP server stores user information such as group memberships and often also authorization/authentication data. You can use this information to authenticate on Weblogic Server. In this blog post I will provide a […]

Live Blog – AMIS Oracle Enterprise Mobility conference (21-23 May 2014) – Last Updated May 23rd – 16:30 CET

Lucas Jellema

This article will provide a live account of the three day Enterprise Mobility conference, hosted by AMIS in Nieuwegein, The Netherlands. Oracle ADF Product Managers Frank Nimphius and Chris Muir are the keynote speakers. They are joined by Willem de Pater, Steven Davelaar and Lancy Silveira from Oracle and Luc […]

What is REST?

Maarten Smeets

REST (Representational State Transfer) is a term often used in software engineering when talking about services or other API’s. A lot of these so-called RESTful services or interfaces are not RESTful at all. Even the author of REST gets frustrated by the common misuse; http://roy.gbiv.com/untangled/2008/rest-apis-must-be-hypertext-driven: “I am getting frustrated by the number of people […]

ADF Performance Monitor: Detecting and Analyzing a High ADF BC Memory Consumption

Frank Houweling 2

Like other web applications, Oracle ADF applications potentially use a lot of JVM memory. Many times, the root cause of a high memory usage is that application data retrieved from the database into memory is not properly limited; hundreds or thousands of rows (with too many attributes) are fetched and […]

Configuring a private DNS server on Openfiler for use with Oracle RAC 12C on Virtual Boxes

Job Oprel

To build an Oracle 12C RAC database – on Virtual Boxes – there’s at least shared storage needed for ASM, and a DNS-server for the SCAN-addresses. Several methods can be used for this, but  for the storage in my private project I chose Openfiler, an open source management storage tool, […]

The AMIS Summary of Oracle OpenWorld 2013 is available for download – 60-page white paper

Lucas Jellema

Oracle OpenWorld is a monster event – 10Ks of attendees, thousands of sessions and 100Ks of private conversations that all help convey and define the message about Oracle’s strategy and the roadmap for its close to 4000 thousand products. Concurrent with OOW is the JavaOne conference that – at a […]

WebLogic -> FMW Provisioning update

Edwin Biemond

Already a year has passed since I wrote about WebLogic and Fusion Middleware provisioning with Puppet. In this year provisioning got a great boost with the popularity of DevOps and provisioning tools like Puppet, Chef or in combination with Vagrant & Oracle VirtualBox. Provisioning without tooling can be hard for companies when they […]

Case Study: A Case of Fusion Middleware

Lucas Jellema

The story of NOPERU – the National Organization for Permits for Emissions and Resource Usage – is an interesting one. Because it reveals the business drivers for embarking on a journey of modernization, enterprise architecture and application of SOA principles using Oracle Fusion Middleware. It also outlines a roadmap: which […]

14 augustus – gratis seminar Oracle ADF 12c, JDeveloper 12c en WebLogic 12c revealed

Saskia van der Maat

Dit is de zomer van de 12c-lanceringen. Na de database zijn sinds vorige week Oracle ADF 12c, Oracle JDeveloper 12c, en Oracle WebLogic 12c beschikbaar. Met zoveel nieuwe mogelijkheden dat AMIS op 14 augustus een gratis seminar organiseert waarin we de nieuwe versies introduceren, becommentariëren en vooral ook demonstreren. Maar […]