Reflections after Oracle OpenWorld 2015 – PaaS Foundation (WebLogic, Coherence, JCS and Application Container Cloud Service)

Lucas Jellema

The foundation for most of the Oracle Public Cloud Platform services is the Java Cloud Service (JCS) that itself is powered by WebLogic Server. The same WebLogic that Oracle customers use as underpinning for their middleware platforms and business applications, either on traditional infrastructure, on the Exalogic engineered system or […]

Oracle licenses needed while monitoring your (non-)Oracle environment with OEM

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With Oracle Enterprise Manager you are able to monitor an Oracle environment as well as a non-Oracle environment, like Microsoft’s SQL Server. You are also able to exchange notifications between Oracle Enterprise Manager and e.g. Microsoft’s SCOM, and there’s a choice how to monitor this heterogeneous environment. One of the […]

Generate Docker Containerized Run Time and Design Time for Oracle StreamExplorer, Event Processor and JDeveloper using Vagrant, Puppet and VirtualBox

Lucas Jellema

The objective of this article: prepare an environment for experimenting with Oracle StreamExplorer using two Docker containers inside a Linux VM running on my Windows laptop. And with the smallest number of manual steps possible – as to make the environment provisioning process highly repeatable. In recent weeks, I have […]

ADF Performance Monitor: Support for EJB/JPA (EclipseLink)

Frank Houweling

Not all Oracle ADF projects are built with ADF Business Components (ADF BC). Some organizations prefer to use EJB/JPA (EclipseLink) instead of ADF BC. The EclipseLink JPA provides developers with a standards based Object-Relational persistence solution. The application still reflects the Model-View-Controller architecture. In this case the model is provided by […]

ADF Performance Monitor: Measuring Network Time to Browser and Browser Load Time

Frank Houweling

Recently we added a great new feature to the ADF Performance Monitor: network and browser load time information. Now you know exactly every end-user experience of your ADF application, in real-time. You can quickly resolve any performance bottlenecks with this end-to-end visibility. You can even drill down into an individual user to […]

Next step with Docker – Create Image for Oracle Database 12c using Puppet

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In a previous article – – I have discussed my first steps with Docker. With Windows as my host environment I used Vagrant to create a VirtualBox VM with Ubuntu. In that VM I installed Docker can played around creating some containers, images and eventually an image for Oracle […]

Docker – Take Two – Starting From Windows with Linux VM as Docker Host

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My first attempt with Docker was from my Windows host machine using boot2docker, as described in this article: Boot2docker is a great tool for being able to work with Docker on a Windows machine. However, I ran into limitations – such as not being able to create containers with […]

Instrumenting, Analysing, & Tuning the Performance of Oracle ADF Applications

Frank Houweling

Last week I presented at the  UKOUG’14 conference on instrumenting, analyzing, & tuning the performance of Oracle ADF applications. Instrumentation refers to an ability to monitor or measure the level of a product’s performance, to diagnose errors and to write trace information. Instrumenting gives visibility and insight of what is happening inside the […]