The value of the Oracle PaaS Partner Community Forum

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I have just returned home from the Oracle PaaS Partner Community Forum 2017 which took place in Split, Croatia. Filled with energy, inspiration, impressions, already fond memories, more understanding, longer term plans and shorter term action items and a warm feeling of being part of an international network of smart, […]

Application Container Cloud and Multi Tenant Services – Oracle embracing 3rd party technologies and open source projects

Lucas Jellema

The Oracle PaaS cloud is turning into the next generation application server platform. More specifically: Oracle has announced the roadmap for the Application Container Cloud Service (not to be confused with the plain Container Cloud Service which runs pre built Docker containers without looking into them). The Application Container Cloud […]

REST API on Node.js and Express for data retrieved from Oracle Database with node-oracledb Database Driver running on Application Container Cloud

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This article is a follow up on my previous article Linking Application Container Cloud to DBaaS – Expose REST API from node.js application leveraging node-oracle-database driver. That article describes how a simple Node.js application is configured for deployment on the Oracle Application Container Cloud and how it leverages the node-oracledb […]

Reflections after Oracle OpenWorld 2015 – The Complete, Comprehensive and relatively Concise Overview of a Cloud Conference

Lucas Jellema

The Oracle OpenWorld 2015 conference in the last week of October 2015 was full to the brim with announcements, demonstrations, brainstorms, roadmaps, visions and other Oracle technology related activities. The main theme clearly was the cloud. Every other session revolved around the cloud and virtually every Oracle product is headed […]

Reflections after Oracle OpenWorld 2015 – Infrastructure as a Service – and as a Product – on Compute, Linux, Private Cloud Machine, Storage, Network and more

Lucas Jellema

If you want to be a cloud provider with a complete portfolio, that means you need to offer Infrastructure as a Service. That is where some cloud providers start(ed) – such as Amazon WebServices – and it is where Oracle completes its stack of cloud service offerings. Compute, Storage and […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.