I spoke in London earlier this month, and so I once again had the chance to sit down with my friend David Gristwood to talk about cloud platforms. The last time he and I talked, our conversation focused on the most visible cloud platforms from various vendors. This time, we discussed IaaS and PaaS, private and public clouds, scenarios for using the Windows Azure platform, and the impact of cloud platforms on internal IT organizations.
For JDeveloper 11g you can now download a Maven plugin which helps you to make a new project which follows the Maven project folders lay-out and also creates the pom.xml. For more information about this plugin and how it works in JDeveloper see this OTN article of Dana Singleterry.
I know some application developers who really enjoy creating general infrastructure for their apps. My guess is that these people would be happier working for a software vendor--they shouldn't be application developers. Developers who get paid to write applications should write application code, not infrastructure. Software that provides general-purpose support for application logic--operating systems, database systems, and much more--should be provided by vendors.
I'll be in Mexico City on June 3 to give a keynote at the SG Cloud conference. As usual, I'll be talking about cloud platforms, with an overview of the whole space followed by a closer look at the Windows Azure platform. It looks like an interesting event, and I'm happy to be participating.
I'm also scheduled to give several talks in Sao Paulo earlier that week, but I'm afraid that all of them are invite-only. If you're on the list, though, I look forward to meeting you. It's great to be returning to Brazil.
After reading a nice article about TimerManager functionality in Weblogic, i wanted to see how easy it would be to schedule my test composite application. First deploy your composite and go to SOA > soa-infra > default > Test > WSDL. Copy/paste the wsdl, this one we will use to generate the web proxy. Back [...]
There are several advantages when working in a project with Oracle SOA Suite to have a local installation of the SOA Suite on your workstation. While developing and trying bits of code you can’t break other peoples work as you can on a central server. Running FMW 11g on a workstation with say memory on [...]