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The Fantastic New WebLogic on Oracle Database Appliance 2.9 Release is Here!

Last week was a big day in virtualised ODA-land as it saw the launch of
WebLogic on ODA 2.9
. Admittedly it doesn't sound like a very exciting release but it is one that we at O-box have been looking forward to for quite some time. Let me explain why, then we'll look into the details...The ODA X4-2 has 48 Intel Xeon cores.

Preview of Maria Colgan, and Andrew Bond/Stewart Bryson Sessions at RM BI Forum 2014

We’ve got a great selection of presentations at the two upcoming Rittman Mead BI Forum 2014 events in Brighton and Atlanta, including sessions on Endeca, TimesTen, OBIEE (of course), ODI, GoldenGate, Essbase and Big Data (full timetable for both events here).

Cloning BRM and Pipeline Environments for Development and Testing

Alex Bramford - SSG Blog - Oracle BRM and Informatica Data ManagementMany times when working on multiple projects for a client, it is necessary to be able to reproduce a BRM/Pipeline environment containing customizations and test data.

Creating some Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF) PHD services

After installing PHD add on for Pivotal Cloud Foundry 1.1 I quickly created some development services for PHD using the CLI as shown below.

[Tue Apr 15 22:40:08 papicella@:~/vmware/pivotal/products/cloud-foundry ] $ cf create-service p-hd-hawq-cf free dev-hawq
Creating service dev-hawq in org pivotal / space development as pas...
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Final Timetable and Agenda for the Brighton and Atlanta BI Forums, May 2014

It’s just a few weeks now until the Rittman Mead BI Forum 2014 events in Brighton and Atlanta, and there’s still a few spaces left at both events if you’d still like to come – check out the main BI Forum 2014 event page, and the booking links for Brighton (May 7th – 9th 2014) and Atlanta (May 14th – 16th 2014).

Host a Soap Web Service on Google App Engine with JAX-WS

We are about to release a great addon for JDeveloper that can access a SOAP web service. For demonstration purposes we want to have a publicly available web service that anyone can use. Having this web service hosted on Google App Engine has two major benefits: it is free and is accessible for anyone on the internet 24x7.

11.1.2.3.500 Sample Planning application and more

I have always found the sample application that comes with planning to be a bit of a disappointment and it does not really showcase planning functionality very well, there is not much information on what it is about and it has not been updated since the early days of version 9 plus you have to go through the cumbersome process of creating, initialising and then loading the data.

Dr Kano and the XQuery Mapper of Oracle Service Bus

Requirements, Qualities and Dr. Kano Ever heard of Noriako Kano? In the 80s he was thinking about customer satisfaction and came up with the theory that there are must-be qualities of a product (they are often taken for granted but you’ll be really unhappy if a product doesn’t have them) and attractive qualities (they are […]

Parallelising MongoDB Aggregation on a Sharded Database

In my last blog post, I explored how I could speed up a MapReduce-style aggregation job, by parallelising the work over subsets of a collection, using multiple threads, for a non-sharded MongoDB database. In this post, I look at how I took the same test case, and a similar approach, to see if I could achieve a speed up when aggregating the 10 million documents stored in a sharded MongoDB database.

Confession time....

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