O-box at Oracle OpenWorld 2014

At this year’s Oracle OpenWorld conference I presented during two sessions. Firstly, I co-presented “Oracle WebLogic on Oracle Database Appliance: Combining High Availability and Simplicity [CON8004]” with Frances Zhao-Perez from Oracle. I have been presenting with Frances for several years now – originally about GridLink for RAC, then Application Continuity and most …

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O-box launches new website… with a new domain name!

Some of you may have noticed that O-box has been “a bit lacking” in the website department… there has been so much stuff happening this year: beta programs, WebLogic on ODA 2.9 and, of course, the launch of Oracle SOA Suite 12c so our poor old website hasn’t had the attention it deserved. Well, …

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Q&A Summary from RAC SIG Web Seminar

Yesterday I gave an online seminar for the RAC SIG (http://www.oracleracsig.org), based around the “What’s So Special about the Oracle Database Appliance” presentation both Lonneke and I have presented. I was very conscious that I was talking to an esteemed audience and added some extra slides with information that I …

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WebLogic on ODA 2.9 Released

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 …

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SOA Made Simple – Introduction to SOA

By Ronald van Luttikhuizen, Oracle ACE Director, December 2013 A lot of organizations are implementing, or want to implement, Service Oriented Architecture to support their goals. Service Oriented Architecture is a natural step in the evolution of Information Technology; we started out with big systems in universities and banks, and …

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