Closing the gap with Zachman.

Chris Gralike

IT environments tend to become more and more Complex. When planning for new or additions and changes to existing (IT) environments, the necessity to invest in decent preparation and high level design isn’t challenged. Not challenged because alignment with the long term business goals is key in many organizations. In […]

Simple problems and simple solutions

Luc Gorissen

  Most developers have struggled with wires in SOA composites. You may find yourself in a situation where a wire has been deleted. Some missing wires are restored by JDeveloper. Other missing wires have to be added manually, by simply re-connecting the involved adapters and components. Simple. Recently, I had […]

OTN article: Speedy Perception trumps Speed Reception – on Smart Asynchronous Interactions in multi layered architectures

Lucas Jellema

The Oracle Technology Network has just published my article on asynchronous interactions used in multi-layered architectures to free up resources and create at least the perception of speedy processing. This article describes how, by leveraging opportunities for asynchronous processing, at least the perceived responsiveness of our systems is likely to […]

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 […]

JavaOne 2012: Thinking Through Java Enterprise Performance (BOF 4712)

Lucas Jellema

Performance of Enterprise Java Applications is a requirement and usually a challenge. Business requirements on systems can be stiff, successful systems can easily be overloaded and complex application architectures can add a burden too. Improving performance by tuning the application after it has been built seldomly renders huge improvements. By […]