Cloud Computing Articles


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SOA and Cloud Computing [April 2014]
by Jürgen Kress, Berthold Maier, Hajo Normann, Danilo Schmeidel, Guido Schmutz, Bernd Trops, Clemens Utschig-Utschig, Torsten Winterberg
The final article in the Industrial SOA article series takes a look at the relationship between SOA and Cloud Computing, and offers insight into how SOA principles can help to insure the long-term success and business value of the migration to the Cloud.

On Oracle Database 12c, Part 2 [November 2013]
by Tom Kyte
Our technologist finds a match for his SQL and makes his undo temporary.

Automatic Data Optimization [November 2013]
by Arup Nanda
Learn how to enable information lifecycle management to automatically move data to lower-cost storage tiers and compress it.

Many in One [September 2013]
by Arup Nanda
Create many databases in one database instance with the Oracle Database 12c multitenant architecture.

PL/SQL Enhancements [September 2013]
by Steven Feuerstein
Oracle Database 12c enhances the PL/SQL function result cache, improves PL/SQL execution in SQL, adds a whitelist, and fine-tunes privileges.

On Oracle Database 12c, Part 1 [September 2013]
by Tom Kyte
Our technologist improves default values, handles bigger datatypes, and FETCHes for the first time.

SOA, Cloud, and Service Technologies [August 2012]
by Bob Rhubart
Best selling SOA author Thomas Erl and Oracle SOA experts Tim Hall and Demed L'Her explore the evolution of IT architecture and the emerging role of the IT architect in this edited transcript of an OTN ArchBeat podcast.

The Role of the Cloud Architect [July 2012]
by Bob Rhubart
Cloud architects talk about the role's unique challenges and the skills needed to meet them.

Software Architecture for High Availability in the Cloud [June 2012]
by Brian Jimerson
A look at the paradigm shifts in designing fault tolerance from machine-based architectures to cloud-based architectures, and how enterprise applications need to be engineered to ensure the highest level of availability in the cloud.

Discussion: Public, Private, and Hybrid Clouds [June 2012]
by Bob Rhubart
A panel of leading Oracle experts on cloud computing compares and contrasts the various flavors of cloud computing in this transcript of an OTN ArchBeat Podcast.

Community Roundtable: Architecture, Confidence, and the Cloud [May 2012]
by Bob Rhubart
Cloud computing may be a new take on not-so-new concepts, but getting it right still requires an architectural approach.

Are You Ready to Compete Against the Public Cloud? [January 2012]
by Robert Covington and Brad Goodwin
A look at two companies that have embarked on a transformational journey that embraces many core aspects of cloud architecture.

Everything is PaaSible (from InfoQ) [December 2011]
by William Vambenepe
William Vambenepe takes a look at PaaS as an enabler—especially in the enterprise—that will afford business advantages in terms of cost, time to market and choice of tools.

A Brief Introduction on Migrating to an Oracle-based Cloud Environment (from Syngress) [November 2011]
by Tom Laszewski
Addressing multi-tenancy and other key cloud considerations.

Sample Chapter: Migrating to the Cloud: Methodology and Design [Sept 2011]
by Tom Laszewski and Prakash Nauduri
A sample chapter from Migrating to the Cloud, published by Syngress.

Sample Chapter: Migrating to the Cloud: Methodology and Design [September 2011]
by Tom Laszewski and Prakash Nauduri
Another sample chapter from "A sample chapter from Migrating to the Cloud by Tom Laszewski and Prakash Nauduri, published by Syngress.

The Cloud Computing Pre-Nup [May 2011]
by Bob Rhubart
The cloud represents a relationship. Know how to get out before you jump in.

Using Oracle Berkeley DB as a NoSQL Data Store [February 2011]
by Shashank Tiwari
Learn why and how Oracle Berkeley DB can bring NoSQL benefits to your app.

Creating Prebundled Machine Images for the Cloud [November 2009]
by Kiran C. Nair
Learn how to create a custom virtual machine image prebundled with Oracle WebLogic Server 11g and Oracle Database XE, as well as the basics of creating init scripts and configuring services to run at user-defined runlevels

Running Oracle Database XE in the Cloud [September 2008]
by Justin Lokitz
Learn how to build and deploy Oracle Database 10g Express Edition virtual images in the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud -- the do-it-yourself way.

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