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Hardware Feed

Oracle Sun servers, SPARC, storage, software, and networking products resources, news, and support articles.

Getting the most out of your server resources

As an advocate on database virtualization, I often challenge customers to consider if they are using their resources in an optimal way.

[Script] Breakdown of Oracle SGA into Solaris Locality Groups


Goal: for a given process, find out how the SGA was allocated in different locality groups on a system running Solaris operating system.

CSO Summit Open World

If you attended Open World, you were present for a historic occasion, not only was this the largest Open World, but the Oracle team also won the America's cup against incredible odds. There are a few lessons we can apply to security. Security, like the America's Cup race, is about latency. Since 2007 the boat speeds have gone from 14 mph to 50 mph with greater control and roughly the same number of crew on-board.

Streaming relational transactions to HBase

Following the introductory blog post on the topic – ' Stream
your transactions into Big Data Systems', and blog posts on "Streaming Relational Transactions to HDFS and Hive", in this blog post I focus on the
architecture for streaming transactions into HBase.

As shown in the diagram below, integrating database with HBase is accomplished by
developing a custom handler using Oracle GoldenGate's Java API and HBase
APIs.

JavaOne 2013 Review: Java Takes on the Internet of Things

A new article, now up on otn/java titled “JavaOne 2013 Review: Java Takes on the Internet of Things,” takes a look back at the lively happenings at JavaOne 2013, which reprised the 2012 JavaOne "Make the Future Java" theme. The articles quotes JavaOne keynoter Peter Utzschneider, Vice President, Java Product Management at Oracle, who said, "There is a lot going on in the industry, with massive shifts and innovation happening which pose huge challenges and opportunities for Java."

R Plugin for NetBeans IDE

Constantin Drabo, who set up a JUG in Burkina Faso, sent me some cool screenshots (below) together with this text: "These are screenshots of my plugin for the the R Language for Statistical Computing for NetBeans IDE. It is not very mature right now, I'm working on a palette and code completion, hoping to finish in two weeks."

Meet the EC Candidate Call Recording

On Thursday, 10 October,  the JCP hosted a Meet the EC Candidates call for Java
Community members.  The recording and materials are now available on JCP.org (audio file); all nominee information is available on the JCP.org 2013 EC Nominees page to follow along with the recording.

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