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The Internet of Things
Managing the Complexity in Cloud
By 2020 there will be 50 Billion connected devices in the world generating more data than every thought possible.

Watch this video to understand how IoT is changing the world and your business models. What is your plan?

Solaris
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Docker in the Zone with Oracle Solaris
By Parnian Taidi
"After including a full distribution of OpenStack in Oracle Solaris 11.2 last year, Oracle recently announced plans to integrate Docker into Oracle Solaris. The integration will allow enterprise customers to use the Docker open platform to easily distribute applications built and deployed in Oracle Solaris Zones..."
OpenLDAP + TLS in Solaris 11
By Paul Johnson
Paul Johnson writes, "This blog post serves as a followup to Configuring a Basic LDAP Server + Client in Solaris 11. It covers creating self-signed certificates and enabling TLS for secure communication..."
MySQL
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MySQL for Visual Studio 1.2.4
A maintenance release for 1.2.x,
MySQL for Visual Studio 1.2.4 has been released

The MySQL Windows Experience Team is proud to announce the release of MySQL for Visual Studio 1.2.4. This is a maintenance release for 1.2.x, and it can be used for production environments.

MySQL for Visual Studio is a product that includes all of the Visual Studio integration functionality to create and manage MySQL databases when developing .NET applications.

Cloud Computing
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Integrating OpenStack into Oracle Solaris, and Why Data Centers are Excited
Two more videos from Glynn Foster about OpenStack
First, if you were wondering what it actually means for OpenStack to be integrated into Oracle Solaris, here's Glynn's quick tour of how it ties into many unique and advanced capabilities such as Zones, Unified Archives, and ZFS, as well as how its implementation within Oracle Solaris is engineered to provide high levels of security.

Next, Glynn explains why data centers are moving to cloud computing for increased agility in addressing business needs, and what we've been hearing from the organizations we've been working with about why OpenStack in particular has been an important choice in improving their responsiveness and efficiency.

A Better Way to Deploy Secure Private Clouds:
The Oracle Optimized Solution for Enterprise Cloud Infrastructure

As virtualized environments expand, challenges arise with management and complexity of 100s of systems and memory hungry virtual machines begin to hamper the performance and productivity of test, development and production systems....

Linux
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Oracle is Sponsoring LinuxCon North America
Seattle, WA - Aug 17th - 19th
LinuxCon is the leading annual technical conference in North America that brings together a unique blend of core developers, administrators, users, community managers and industry experts. This event is designed to provide a much needed collaboration and education space for the Linux community.

This year Oracle will be one of the key sponsors and we have a keynote session that features Wim Coekaerts as speaker.

Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel Release 3 Quarterly Update 6 for Oracle VM 3.3
By Honglin Su
Honglin blogs, "Oracle recently announced the availability of Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel Release 3 Quarterly Update 6 (UEKR3U6) for Oracle Linux 6 and Oracle Linux 7. This is the sixth quarterly update release for UEK Release 3 (Version 3.8.13-98) and includes driver updates and a consolidation of fixes for bugs and security issues...."
Exadata
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OpenWay Optimized on Oracle SuperCluster
very high performance on the SuperCluster T5 while running in a high available configuration
"OpenWay Group is a payment processing software vendor headquartered in Brussels, Belgium. OpenWay's WAY4 Card Issuing and Merchant Acquiring, Financial Switching, Personalized Mobile Payments, Mobile Wallet and other payment solutions successfully operate at 130 banks, processing and telecom companies in Europe, Asia, North and Latin America, the Middle East, and Africa..."
    vBeers-SF
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    vBeers - Broward - Funky Buddha
    Wednesday, August 12th. 2015: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
    Funky Buddha - Oakland Park

    Come out and connect with other professionals in your industry! vBeers is a great event meant to promote growth of the IT industry here in South Florida. Register today so you can be a part of this great monthly event! Feel free to invite all of your friends and co workers who work in the IT industry! This event is sponsored by the South Florida Technology Alliance (SFTA) http://www.southfloridatech.org/

    This will be a sponsored event. The beer sponsors are Veeam and Comcast Business. Nexenta Systems will be the pizza sponsor.

    Please register at meetup.com

    Find out about sponsorships on the SFTA website.

    vBeers @ Boca - Biergarten Boca
    Wednesday, August 19th, 2015: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
    Biergarten Boca - Boca Raton

    Come out and connect with other professionals in your industry! vBeers is a great event meant to promote growth of the IT industry here in South Florida. Register today so you can be a part of this great monthly event! Feel free to invite all of your friends and co workers who work in the IT industry!

    Register today so you can be a part of this great monthly event! Feel free to invite your friends and co workers who work in the IT industry! The South Florida Technology Alliance (SFTA) is managing sponsorships. Please contact Douglas Saenz for details.

    Top10
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    Top Ten Articles for last few Issues
    Vol 209 Issues 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5; Vol 208 Issues 2, 3 and 4
    We track how frequently each article is viewed on the web site to determine which the readers consider the most important. For last week, the top 10 articles were:

    • Oracle Gets Docker in the Zone with Oracle Solaris
    • Oracle preps 'Sonoma' chip for low-priced SPARC servers
    • Oracle Solaris ZFS:
    • Creating Scheduled Services in Oracle Solaris
    • Oracle Linux 6.7
    • MySQL Enterprise Monitor 3.0.23
    • Live storage migration for kernel zones
    • Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel Release 3 Quarterly Update 6
    • CVSS Version 3.0
    • National Pen Drives International Expansion with Oracle

    The longer version of this article has list of top ten articles for the last 8 weeks.

      Virtualization
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      Oracle VM Performance and Tuning - Part 1
      By Jeff Savit
      Jeff blogs, "I've been interested in virtual machine performance a very long time, and while I've written Best Practices items that included performance, this post starts a series of articles exclusively focused on Oracle VM performance. Topics will include:..."
      The Wisdom of the PaaS Crowd
      by Monica Metha
      IT leaders reveal best practices for a successful PaaS implementation

      Juergen reports that, "Research firm IDC forecasts that the global public PaaS market is expected to grow to more than $14 billion in 2017. What do customers want when it comes to the cloud? How does PaaS fulfill those needs? What types of PaaS offerings will do the job?..."

      Java Technology
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      VisualVM Convincingly Wins RebelLabs Java Productivity Report
      Based on data from over 1,500 participants
      Geertjan blogs that, "The RebelLabs annual Developer Productivity Report has been released and has focused very specifically on Java performance. Having gathered data from over 1,500 participants, the report defined key characteristics of performance teams and applications and found that the common cause of issues are inefficient application code and too many database queries..."
      Nominations for the 13th Annual JCP Program Awards are OPEN
      Unveiling will occur at JavaOne in October 2015; nomination period: until August 17
      The nominations for the 13th annual JCP Program Awards are now open - the Java Community Process (JCP) program celebrates success and the awards are an excellent opportunity to highlight the success of leaders in the Java community.
      Duke's Choice Award Nomination is Open
      Deadline for submission is August 24, 2015.
      Yolande Poirier blogs, "Anyone in the Java community (including Oracle employees) is invited to nominate projects for the Duke's Choice Award. The award celebrates extreme innovation using Java technology. The primary judging criteria for this prestigious award is innovation, putting small developer shops and individual developers on equal footing with global giants. Deadline for submission is August 24, 2015..."
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