Introducing the Integration Cloud Service

Oracle released some more Cloud offerings and in this article we introduce the Integration Cloud Service. This cloud service lets your organization create integrations between cloud application, but also between cloud and on-premise applications. Create connections to well known and less known SaaS applications using a bunch of cloud adapters, […]

SQL Challenge: Drilling down into World Cup Football Tag Cloud

Lucas Jellema

In a previous article, I have introduced the World Cup Football tag cloud (https://technology.amis.nl/2014/06/22/sql-challenge-dynamically-producing-a-tag-cloud-for-world-cup-football-matches/). I have shown how tags can be associated with football matches, both explicitly and implicitly – the latter derived automatically, based on the structured information about the matches. The tag cloud can be used as 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 […]

Named credentials in OEM12c

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In Oracle Enterprise Manager 12c (aka OEM) there is such a great facility called “Named Credentials”. This allows someone to create a pair of username/password which can be used afterwards without knowing the actual password. Named credentials can be defined on target (i.e. single database or host) or on global […]

ADF for the Enterprise and beyond – 3-day conference for senior developers and application architects

Lucas Jellema 1

On May 21st, 22nd and 23rd – AMIS and Oracle join forces for a three day event around enterprise application development with Oracle Fusion Middleware. The event targets senior (ADF) developers and application architects. It addresses many of the themes currently or shortly relevant to any organization: multi device UI, […]

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 […]

OOW13: summarizing one week and 2000 sessions in 3 hours and a bit – the yearly AMIS OOW Review session – 10th October

Lucas Jellema

On Thursday 10th of October, the 12 man strong AMIS delegation at Oracle OpenWorld and JavaOne 2013 will present its findings in a 3 hour session at AMIS HQ in Nieuwegein, The Netherlands. You are welcome to attend this free session (from 16.30 on, food provided). Please register here: http://www.amis.nl/nl-NL/evenementen/technologie-evenementen/oow-review. […]

OOW13: First glimpses of the new SOA Suite 12c

Lucas Jellema

During this week’s Oracle OpenWorld Conference, we were given some sneak peeks into the short term future of the Oracle SOA Suite. During various roadmap sessions, on the demo grounds as well as in the keynote session by Thomas Kurian (the replay of which you can see here: http://medianetwork.oracle.com/video/player/2687033686001), new […]

The APEX of Business Value… or: the Business Value of APEX? Cloud takes Oracle APEX to new heights!

Lucas Jellema

The attraction of APEX has increased tremendously with the recent launch of the Oracle Cloud. APEX already supported departmental development and deployment of business applications with minimal involvement from the IT department (only a database needed be made available). Positioned as the ideal replacement for MS Access, APEX probably has […]

OOW 2012: The yearly AMIS Review from Oracle Open World and JavaOne – slides available

Lucas Jellema

Yesterday (16th October), 10 days of the end of the yearly Oracle show in San Francisco, AMIS organized its ‘Review from Oracle Open World 2012’ session with an overview of news, trends, announcements, special finds and interesting rumors . This session was ‘sold out’ (even though it was free). For […]

Powering the Cloud with Oracle WebLogic

Lucas Jellema

I am presenting later today on the Oracle Fusion Middleware Forum (Spoorwegmuseum, Utrecht). The topic of today’s presentation is cloud computing – especially Platform as a Service – and how WebLogic provides the Platform in the cloud. My presentation can be seen on SlideShare: And downloaded here: https://technology.amis.nl/blog/articles/articles-written-in-2011.

Larry Ellison – Opening Keynote of Oracle Open World 2010 – announcing Exalogic, the cloud in a box.

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The first major keynote of this year’s Oracle Open World conference was last night – Larry Ellison announcing the Oracle Exalogic machine, the “cloud in a box”. A high end machine that is meant for consolidation (through virtualization) of many applications on a single piece of highly optimized infrastructure.