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Oracle Fusion Middleware, BPEL, JMS, Java EE, developer tools, integration services, business intelligence and collaboration resources, news, and support articles.

Adding the "Deploy to Bluemix" Button to my Bluemix Applications in GitHub

Not before time I finally added my first "Deploy to Bluemix" button on my GitHub projects for Bluemix applications. The screen shot below shows this for the Spring Session - Spring Boot Portable Cloud Ready HTTP Session demo.

Bigfoot vs UFO analytics

Bigfoot and UFO remain elusive but know their ways to make news from time to time.

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Building OpenAM with Maven (Quick Note)

Just a quick note from my past self to my future self …

Set up:
Apple MacBook Pro (Late 2013)
2.3 Ghz Intel Core i7
16 GB 1600 Mhz

java version “1.8.0_51”
Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.8.0_51-b16)
Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (build 25.51-b03, mixed mode)

mvn -version
Apache Maven 3.3.3

Check out from the trunk:
svn co

Big Data News – Meetups & Spark Releases, the Open Source Community in motion

Spark 1.5 release to Hadoop User Group Ireland events, open source news of note this week


The order of the assign and transform in the Mediator

In my previous blogpost I pointed out the usage of an assign in a mediator component. This can be useful over the transform in several cases. Besides using one of the two, it is also possible to use them both in the same route. I would not advise using both the assign and the transform to manipulate the same data object, however this is possible.

Use the assign instead of a transform in the Mediator

When building less complex services, your BPEL process often uses input and output that is pretty much like the request and response on the wsdl. We would still want to decouple using the mediator component, so there is an extra transformation there which is pretty straight forward.Sometimes it can be useful, easier and faster to use a assign in the mediator instead of a transform.Imagine an pretty straight forward xsd:

Copy Data from BICS Schema Service to BICS DBaaS or on On-Premise DB

This article will cover the steps to migrate the data from a BICS Schema Service Database, to a BICS DBaaS Database.  Similar steps could be used to move a database from BICS to on-premise, or from on-premise to a BICS DBaaS instance.
The process involves creating a DMP file in BICS that is then downloaded and moved to the BICS DBaaS instance, and then imported with the DATAPUMP tool.

Spring Session - Spring Boot application for IBM Bluemix

The following guide shows how to use Spring Session to transparently leverage Redis to back a web application’s HttpSession when using Spring Boot.

The demo below is a simple Spring Boot / Thymeleaf/ Bootstrap application to test Session replication using Spring Session - Spring Boot within IBM Bluemix. Same demo will run on Pivotal Cloud Foundry as well.

Is Apache Spark becoming a DBMS?

I attended a great meetup and this is the question I have after the meeting. Perhaps the intent is to make it like a DBMS, like Oracle, or even a BI platform, like OBIEE? — The task flow it actually very similar to a typical database profiling and data analysis job. 1. Define your question […]

Review of Oracle BI 11g Visualizations Book

We were finally able to pass around the Oracle BI 11g Visualizations book around the office a few months back and give it a good read. Dan Vlamis (Oracle ACE Director) and Tim Vlamis have written a fantastic book on using the often overshadowed visual presentation paradigm found in modern analytics. They’ve taken a targeted drill […]

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