Software

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  • White Papers // Nov 2012

    MobiFeed: A Location-Aware News Feed System for Mobile Users

    A location-aware news feed system enables mobile users to share geo-tagged user-generated messages, e.g., a user can receive nearby messages that are the most relevant to her. In this paper, the authors present MobiFeed that is a framework designed for scheduling news feeds for mobile users. MobiFeed consists of three...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Why Oracle Fusion Middleware Is the Best Middleware for JD Edwards EnterpriseOne

    The JD Edwards product line has enjoyed over 30 years of success, equipping its customers with the best applications and technology to solve business problems in virtually every industry and every geography. The customers have witnessed many generations of innovation from the JD Edwards product line, from midrange computer applications,...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Why Oracle Fusion Middleware Is the Best Middleware for Siebel Applications

    The scope and depth of choice offered to Siebel customers has exploded with the introduction of Oracle Fusion Middleware 11g and it can be confusing to see the strategic direction and areas that can deliver most value for customer solutions due to the dizzying array of choice. The paper aims...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    MySQL Cluster Manager: Reducing Complexity and Risk While Improving Efficiency

    Organizations are demanding that IT focus more on strategic initiatives and less on the day-today management of an IT environment. IT groups need to be agile and responsive to market demands by quickly deploying new services or reprovisioning existing applications. Moreover, service-level agreements are becoming more demanding. Service interruptions directly...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Oracle Application Integration Architecture Enterprise Business Objects (EBO) Concepts - Concepts, Structure, Terminologies and Design Rules

    The Enterprise Business Object (EBO) structure and design is based primarily on the UN/CEFACT XML Naming and Design Rules. It is also based on the XML Naming and Design Rules provided by the Open Application Group and UN/CEFACT Core Component Technical Specification. This UN/CEFACT - Core Components Technical Specification is...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    High Availability Deployment Using Oracle Clusterware

    This paper provides instructions on setting up an Active/Passive (failover) configuration of Oracle Essbase using Oracle Clusterware (OCW). A clustered setup allows configuring two nodes running Essbase services so that they cooperate as a single system. In the event of a node failure, OCW automatically fails over and starts all...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    Siebel BI Publisher Integration Concepts

    Reports can be written in BI Publisher using Web Services or SQL to retrieve data from the Siebel application. The reports can be executed from the Siebel application using a button that opens up a URL calling the report in a separate Internet browser window. Users can also log onto...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Overcoming the Limitations of Conventional Application Performance Management

    Organizations increasingly rely on composite applications to create enterprise agility. Unfortunately, the challenge of managing the performance of these composite environments is significantly more complex than with traditional systems. To be effective and efficient, enterprises need to manage highly distributed Java EE, portal, and SOA applications in a holistic fashion...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Bridging the Divide Between SaaS and Enterprise Datacenters

    Increasingly, companies are considering public cloud computing, including Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions. As a result, SaaS solutions will increasingly become the newly arrived 'neighbors' of the IT data centers enterprises have been building and maintaining for the last few decades. However, this is not a tightly-knit neighborhood, as a vast technological...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Transforming Service Delivery With Oracle's Service Brokering Solution

    As operators evolve current network infrastructures - from Signaling System Number 7 (SS7) to IP-based networks, or from CAMEL Application Part (CAP) 1 or 2 to CAP 3 or 4 - they must continue to deliver legacy services to protect key revenue streams. While maintaining legacy functionality and changing signaling...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    WebCenter Task Flow Customization (11.1.1.2.0)

    By taking advantage of the Oracle Metadata Services (MDS) framework, Oracle WebCenter enables one to create rich, customizable applications and tailor them to the needs of the organization. One can customize the task flows associated with Oracle WebCenter's Social Computing Services and WebCenter Spaces. One can customize task flows in...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    The Oracle GlassFish Server Advantage for Small Businesses

    To cut costs and adapt to rapid changes in business, today's dynamic, fast-growing organizations need an application server that is affordable, flexible, and powerful enough with a range of critical features. By combining enterprise-class capabilities with open source cost efficiency, Oracle GlassFish Server offers small businesses an open source application...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Oracle Enterprise Manager: Real-World Insight Into Business Impact and Return on IT Investment

    This study presents compelling evidence that implementing Oracle Enterprise Manager can deliver significant benefits and a favorable return on investment. Organizations that utilize the Application Performance Management, Configuration Management, Lifecycle Management, and Application Quality Management capabilities within Oracle Enterprise Manager can expect to see measurable IT productivity, server expenditures, and...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Realize the Full Potential of Virtualized Java Applications: Oracle WebLogic Server on Oracle JRockit Virtual Edition Oracle Virtual Assembly Builder

    Virtualized server environments have proven their ability to reduce costs and increase flexibility by consolidating hardware assets and enabling dynamic provisioning of IT resources. However, many enterprises still follow the same time-consuming practices for installing, configuring and deploying software in virtual machines. Customers who wish to get the most out...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Effective Enterprise Java Virtualization With Oracle WebLogic Suite

    Increased operating costs, inefficient hardware utilization and rapidly expanding data centers have made virtualization the most compelling IT technology in years. Virtualization for the desktop and the server environment have evolved in the past years to finally deliver on its promise to lower operating costs and achieve better utilization of...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Comprehensive Testing for Siebel With Oracle Application Testing Suite

    Siebel provides a wide range of business-critical applications for Sales, Marketing, Contact Center, Self-Service and more. These Siebel applications are highly interactive, intuitive and personalized, delivering the user experience of a Win-32 application within a browser environment. Ensuring Siebel application quality and performance is critical but also challenging. There are...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Customizing Site Templates in WebCenter Spaces (11.1.1.2.0)

    Out-of-the-box, WebCenter Spaces is pre-configured with a range of site templates that users can apply to their group spaces and pages. Site designers can change or extend out-of-the-box site templates and create brand new ones to achieve a look, feel, and layout to suit their organization. This white paper describes...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Real Application Testing Certified for SAP

    Making a change to the SAP database can represent a significant risk to an organisation. The effects of an unexpected problem could be widely felt and have serious consequences. For this reason, testing of changes prior to production deployment is considered critical. The cost involved in testing using traditional methods...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Management Excellence Framework: Record to Report

    The Management Excellence framework offers a process by which companies can achieve Management Excellence by linking strategy to success. The Management Excellence framework expands the scope of traditional performance management to offer a framework by which companies can deliver Management Excellence. Enterprise Performance Management Systems (EPMS) then enable companies to...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Using Oracle iPlanet Web Server as a Reverse Proxy for Improved Security

    Large-scale, highly distributed networked systems offer unrivaled efficiency and effectiveness for organizations by establishing extensive levels of organizational integration. However, accompanying the benefits of global integration are increased risks of invasion and compromise. Reverse proxies offer an effective method for protecting corporate Web infrastructures, such as Web sites, data, and...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // May 2010

    Task Flow Design Fundamentals

    Controller task flows are one of the key elements of any Oracle Application Development Framework (ADF) application. If one is from a JSF or Struts background one may want to equate task flows with the page flow in those controller frameworks but this would be vastly under exploiting the capabilities...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Why Oracle Fusion Middleware Is the Best Milddleware for PeopleSoft Applications

    At first glance, the proprietary nature of PeopleSoft applications might indicate that little or no advantage can be gained outside of the delivered PeopleSoft technology. That is far from the truth. There are significant advantages to leveraging Fusion Middleware with PeopleSoft applications that can improve the way PeopleSoft applications interface...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Oracle Berkeley DB Java Edition High Availability - Write Forwarding Using Java RMI

    JE HA provides APIs to create a replicated environment and process read/write transactions. The application running on the node that is currently the master can process both read and write requests, while the applications running on the replicas can process only read requests. When a replica node receives write requests...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Oracle Enterprise Manager Ops Center: Datacenter Lifecycle Management

    Serving as a single platform for managing heterogeneity and complexity, Oracle Enterprise Manager Ops Center can be used to manage multiple server architectures and myriad Operating Systems (OSs). It manages these OSs when running on bare-metal hardware or in virtualized environments. It even manages virtualization itself by managing Sun chip...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Smarter Policy Implementation - Enabled by IT

    Off late, politicians have introduced new policies at an increasing rate. Ministers often stay in one job for less than two years, and are understandably keen to make their mark quickly by both announcing policy changes and implementing them in a short time. But the IT systems that support these...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Benefits of Using the Solaris 10 OS With Oracle Directory Server Enterprise Edition

    The Solaris OS is continually and rapidly expanding its features and capabilities. The Solaris 10 OS has many enhancements over previous releases, and it continues to deliver innovative approaches and tools. Some of the many features that specifically benefit the Directory Server are presented in this paper. The Solaris OS...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Improving WebCenter Spaces Performance With Oracle Web Cache

    Oracle Web Cache is a secure reverse-proxy cache and compression engine that can greatly accelerate the Oracle WebCenter applications and reduce server load. Deployed between the user's browser and the web server, Oracle Web Cache improves the performance of the site by caching and compressing frequently accessed content. Oracle Web...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Introduction to Java Platform, Enterprise Edition 6

    Java Platform, Enterprise Edition 6 (Java EE 6) provides new capabilities that make it easier to develop and deploy enterprise and Web applications. It provides a simplified developer experience; embraces innovative open source frameworks; offers a comprehensive Web profile for lightweight, standards-based Web applications; and begins the formal process of...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Oracle Identity Management 11g

    Oracle Fusion Middleware (OFM) 11g provides a unified, standards-based infrastructure allowing customers to develop, deploy, and manage enterprise applications. OFM 11g extends Oracle's vision of delivering a complete, integrated, hot-pluggable, and best-of-breed middleware suite based on Oracle WebLogic Server, the industry's leading application server. OFM 11g enables a new level...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2011

    Oracle Active Data Guard Oracle Data Guard 11g Release 1

    Information Technology (IT) organizations have long sought a simple solution to improve the performance of mission-critical applications by offloading the overhead of ad hoc queries, reporting, and backups to a synchronized replica of the production database. The unpredictable nature of these long-running operations and the system resources they consume make...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    WebCenter Suite 11g: Empowering Users to Create an Agile and Intelligent Business

    Oracle WebCenter Suite 11g enables organizations to create flexible and rich portals, applications and Web sites, and places robust customization components and enterprise-ready Web 2.0 capabilities directly into the hands of users to increase productivity and drive business agility and intelligence. At its core, Oracle WebCenter Suite 11g speeds the...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    Developers and Identity Services - Bridging Usability and Transparency With Role Provider Service

    Service-Oriented Security (SOS) aligns with the overall Application-Centric approach of the entire Oracle Fusion Middleware platform - with the goal of providing a comprehensive, standards-based, developer-friendly platform. By leveraging and sharing many of the common Identity Services, SOS allows developers to spend the effort on where it counts the most...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    WebCenter Task Flow Customization

    By taking advantage of the Oracle Metadata Services (MDS) framework, Oracle WebCenter enables one to create rich, customizable applications and tailor them specifically to one organization. One can customize the task flows associated with Oracle WebCenter, such as the WebCenter Web 2.0 Services and WebCenter Spaces task flows. One can...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Oracle Berkeley DB Java Edition High Availability

    Oracle Berkeley DB Java Edition introduces a new, high availability feature in the latest release. Java Edition High Availability (JE HA) extends Oracle Berkeley DB Java Edition (JE), a transactional data management system. One can use JE's Direct Persistence Layer API in applications to create indexed databases that store Java...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    Metadata Services (MDS) in Fusion Middleware 11g

    The term metadata is generally interpreted as "Data about data" or "Data about applications." In the enterprise application space, the definition has been expanded to encompass various kinds of standardized languages, such as XXII. Schema Definition (XSD), Web Service Definition Language (WSDL) Java Server Faces (JSF) pages, and custom and...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    SCA: Bringing Modern SOA Programming to Tuxedo

    Oracle Tuxedo is one of the original SOA platforms. Everything in Tuxedo is a service and invoked as a service. Tuxedo also provides industry leading performance, scalability, and reliability. What Tuxedo has lacked is a simple programming model that lends itself to rapid development and easy reuse of services. By...

    Provided By Oracle

  • Case Studies // Jul 2010

    Leviton Manufacturing Gains an Enterprise Solution to Support Global Manufacturing Environment

    Leviton Manufacturing Company wanted to upgrade to the latest release of Oracle E-Business Suite - enabling the company to convert its electrical products manufacturing environment, consisting of 26 plants, to a single global system and implement a stable and cost-effective enterprise solution that will scale with company growth and adapt...

    Provided By Oracle

  • Case Studies // Jul 2010

    Taishin Bank to Save US$1.54 Million a Year by Automating Image Process Management

    Over the past decade, Taishin Bank installed six image process management systems using technologies from external providers or developed internally. Over time, the technologies used to develop the systems have either become outdated, or technical support for them has terminated. As a result, Taishin Bank was under pressure to revamp...

    Provided By Oracle

  • Case Studies // Jun 2010

    EPS Famisanar Improves Online Services and Reduces Call Center Transaction Amounts by 20% With New Portal

    EPS Famisanar wanted to develop a transactional portal to provide online services to users (its members, companies, and business advisors) and comply with applicable privacy health laws and facilitate online communication between EPS Famisanar and its health service centers to extend visibility and transparency throughout the organization. The challenge was...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // May 2010

    Parallel Programming With Oracle Developer Tools

    This white paper targets developers interested in learning about parallel programming. After introducing major concepts needed to get started writing parallel applications, it delves into two commonly used parallel programming models: OpenMP and the Message Passing Interface (MPI). OpenMP provides for parallelization of applications running within a single multicore-based system....

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