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Oracle Journal on Ulitzer Recently I blogged about Upgrading WLS using the Oracle Smart Update utility. We discovered that while this utility will happily patch our developers' machines, we had h3lls own trouble trying to get it to work on our server. After much head scratching, gritting of teeth, yelling, begging and sobbing at our firewall administrators, without a solve, we decided a new approach was required. As per Andreas Koop's comment in that original blog post, you can in fact run the Smart Update utility in offline mode, which implies you can download the patches and install them from the utility locally without directly connecting to the Oracle web services. However what I couldn't see was how to run the Maintenance Patch option in offline mode. Yet given the offline mode support it seemed reasonable that you could download a patchset from somewhere, and ... (more)

Realizing the Benefits of Virtualization and Cloud Computing

"We've done some pretty deep analysis here looking at deploying on-premises or with the different cloud providers," stated Lawrence Guillory, CEO of Racemi, in this exclusive Q&A with Cloud Expo Conference Chair Jeremy Geelan. "We've found the cost to deploy an application can quickly exceed the benefits of moving it to the cloud. That's where our technology comes into play for on-boarding to the cloud." Guillory also touches on Racemi's image-based provisioning solutions, DynaCenter software, and how enterprises are going to need the ability to seamlessly provision from their data center to the cloud and back again. Cloud Computing Journal: What overall business problem does Racemi aim to solve? Lawrence Guillory: Racemi's cloud migration software addresses the number one requirement from data center managers who are seeking to move workloads to private or public ... (more)

"SOA in the Cloud Expo" 2009 New York Photo Album

SYS-CON's SOA World Conference & Expo, colocated with AJAXWorld RIA Conference & Expo, held on June 22-23, 2009, in New York City, featured parallel content-rich tracks reflecting the worldwide adoption of the distributed computing paradigm, in which web services are deployed through specific service-oriented architectures. The two content-packed days emphasized value with a rich array of sessions, keynotes, General Sessions, breakout sessions, and industry panels led by exceptional speakers. Enjoy the photo album of the show. More Than 60 Companies Sponsored or Exhibited at Cloud Computing Expo New York April 2009 Cloud Computing Conference & Expo West and East (past two events) were sponsored by more than 60 leading global cloud computing technology providers, including: 3Tera, Active Endpoints, AppSense, AppZero, Aria Systems, CA, Inc., Certeon, Cloud.com, Compos... (more)

Yahoo! Named “Platinum Sponsor” of Cloud Computing Expo

SYS-CON Events announced today that Yahoo!, a leading global Internet brand and one of the most trafficked Internet destinations worldwide, was named "Platinum Sponsor" of SYS-CON's 4th International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo (www.CloudComputingExpo.com), which will take place on November 2 - 4, 2009, Santa Clara Convention Center, in Santa Clara, California. The event is expected to attract over 1,500 developers, engineers, architects, IT managers, and hardware and software professionals of every stripe. Founded in 1995, Yahoo! has evolved into leading global brand that has changed the way people communicate with each other, conduct transactions and access, share, and create information. Today, Yahoo! is one of the world's largest global online networks of integrated services with more than 500 million users worldwide. The company is headquartered in Sunnyv... (more)

Day 3 Keynote at Cloud Expo Silicon Valley | Cloud Apps: Assembly Required

Cloud Expo Silicon Valley $500 Savings here! In this morning's Day 3 keynote at Cloud Expo Silicon Valley we will present ten imperatives for constructing next generation applications that we have defined based on research findings from a community of 1,500 application building companies. Emerging applications will not just be cloud-enabled, but also mobile, connected to social media networks and able to consume and respond in real-time to patterns in Big Data. Most important, application building must become more productive with a reduced time-to-market. To meet these demands, there is an imperative to move from a model of "build everything" to a model of "application assembly" from available customizable parts. In his Day 3 Keynote at the upcoming 11th International Cloud Expo, Dr. John Bates, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at Progress Sof... (more)

Cloud Expo New York: Best CIO Practices Shared from SHI’s Customers

Cloud Expo New York $500 Savings here! In his session at the 12th International Cloud Expo, Richard Taggart, CTO of SHI, will share a collection of best Information Technology Practices and Innovation Programs that have been proven to work in real life situations. These practices are some of the best ideas taken from SHI's database of customer submissions. These programs include those designed to solve business to technology alignment issues, technology effectiveness, and new ways to stimulate true innovation in IT. Taggart is the former SVP and Corporate CIO of the Walt Disney Company. Explore Cloud Expo Sponsorship & Exhibit Opportunities ! Speaker Bio: Rich Taggart is CTO at SHI. He has over 25 years of experience in a variety of roles in IT and management. Prior to joining SHI, he was the Senior Vice President and Corporate CIO at the Walt Disney Company in Burb... (more)

Cloud Integration: Best Practices for IT Managers at Cloud Expo 2011 New York

Cloud Expo 2011 New York $800 Savings here! As Cloud and SaaS applications become mission-critical to organizations, IT managers are being asked to integrate these new applications with existing on-premise applications and business processes. Successful cloud integration projects require collaboration between both the IT managers and business users to fully understand the business process requirements and technological challenges. In their session at the 8th International Cloud Expo, Rick Nucci, Founder and CTO of Boomi, and Pradip Sitaram, senior vice president and CIO, Enterprise Business Partners, will cover a set of business and technical "Best Practices" for cloud integration, drawing on insights gained from thousands of cloud-to-cloud and cloud-to-on-premise integration projects. Explore Cloud Expo Sponsorship & Exhibit Opportunities ! Speaker Bios: Rick Nucc... (more)

Cloud VDI: Leveraging the Full Potential of the Cloud at Cloud Expo NY

Cloud Expo New York $500 Savings here! Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) has been a hot topic in the IT community for years but delivery models have limited its use. Today there are real options for using the technology to truly replace the existing desktop infrastructure to realize tangible benefits. Today's cloud-sourced VDI offers the enterprise new opportunities for security, centralization, mobility, and business continuity while avoiding much of the upfront investment of traditional in-house deployments. Utilizing cloud-based VDI to centralize application deployment, secure corporate property, or scale the IT enterprise brings flexibility and a layer of abstraction that was not previously available. There are many different delivery strategies on the market with different benefits, nuances, and use-cases. While most agree that IT's consumption of infrastru... (more)

Rock – till You Drop – to The Temptations at Cloud Expo Silicon Valley!

SYS-CON Events announced today that the legendary group The Temptations will perform at Cloud Expo Silicon Valley, upcoming at the Santa Clara Convention Center in the first week of November (Nov 5-8). While Cloud Computing has been doing well for just six or seven years, The Temptations have been prospering for forty, propelling popular music with a series of smash hits, and sold-out performances throughout the world. On November 6, 2012, at 8 p.m., The Temptations will wow Cloud Expo attendees with music that spans R&B, doo-wop, funk, disco, soul, and adult contemporary music. All Cloud Expo delegates, sponsors and exhibitors are invited to attend the Temptations concert on the Expo Floor, November 6 at 8 p.m. Enjoy such hits as "My Girl," "Just My Imagination (Running Away with Me)," and "Papa Was a Rollin' Stone" performed by one of the most successful groups in... (more)

Cloud Expo: Big Data Analytics Using Hybrid Cloud Implementations

Cloud Expo® Silicon Valley $500 Savings here! Getting the most out of Big Data means unprecedented amounts of processing power and storage, a wide variety of tools and technologies, and plenty of sandbox space for data scientists to play in. Choosing whether to execute on a Big Data strategy in the cloud or on-premise is not cut-and-dry. For many companies, a thoughtful analysis often leads to a hybrid strategy. In his session at the 13th International Cloud Expo®, Paul Zolfaghari, President of MicroStrategy, will discuss how "hybrid BI" began as a strategy for complete transition into the cloud and has become a viable long-term strategy to reduce risk and deliver Big Data analytics effectively, efficiently and economically. Explore Cloud Expo® Sponsorship & Exhibit Opportunities ! Speaker Bio Paul Zolfaghari is President of MicroStrategy. A Rock Star Faculty, Top K... (more)

IoT 2014: Tiny Sensors, Open APIs and Hybrid Clouds

December 30, 2013 Throughout 2013 most senior executives have been exposed to the key emerging business technology trends. During 2014, you're going to see and hear a lot more about the Internet of Things (IoT) -- and the impact will reach just about every industry and all the major markets within the Global Networked Economy. Let's consider the forward-looking outlook, from a leading industry analyst. International Data Corporation (IDC) recently offered their predictions for the coming year. "The 3rd Platform's impact was felt throughout the ICT industry in 2013 as a high-profile CEO lost his job, a major IT player went private, numerous vendors endured cash cow stagnation, and billion-dollar bets were placed on new technologies," said Frank Gens, Senior Vice President and Chief Analyst at IDC. In 2014, IDC believes that we'll see big investments to scale up cloud ... (more)