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  • Kscope11 recap

    1. 1. Kaleidoscope 2011 Recap @Sander_Mak
    2. 2. What? Kaleidoscope
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Kscope 13/7/2011 Kscope
2011
Recap
    3. 3. The
conference• 1000+
a?endees – (Including


















and






















) Sander Quintus
 Mak van
Houdt• 3
hotels
fully
booked• 300+
sessions – 4
tracks – typically
15
sessions
in
parallel• Organizer
ODTUG: – Oracle
Developer
Tools
User
Group 13/7/2011 Kscope
2011
Recap
    4. 4. The
conference• 1
day
symposium,
4
tracks: – Database – Business
Intelligence – Apex – Fusion
Middleware
(our
focus)• 4
conference
days – Same
tracks – Hands‐on
training – Kickoff
with
keynote
Joey
Asher: 13/7/2011 Kscope
2011
Recap
    5. 5. Big
announcements 13/7/2011 Kscope
2011
Recap
    6. 6. Big
announcements Not
an
official
Oracle
conference,
so
 virtually
none. Focus:
tools,
best
prac]ces,
developer‐to‐ developer 13/7/2011 Kscope
2011
Recap
    7. 7. Big
party 13/7/2011 Kscope
2011
Recap
    8. 8. Big
party Yes. @
Queen
Mary 13/7/2011 Kscope
2011
Recap
    9. 9. Tracks:
Database• PL/SQL
is
all
you
need.
Ever.• Recently
released:
SQL
Developer
3• Many
monitoring/performance
talks• MySql:
several
talks,
low
interest• Oracle
DB
superstar: 13/7/2011 Kscope
2011
Recap
    10. 10. Tracks:
Database• PL/SQL
is
all
you
need.
Ever.• Recently
released:
SQL
Developer
3• Many
monitoring/performance
talks• MySql:
several
talks,
low
interest• Oracle
DB
superstar: Tom
Kyte 13/7/2011 Kscope
2011
Recap
    11. 11. Tracks:
Database• Oracle
and
.Net
announcement: – Oracle
Data
Provider
for
.Net
gets
MS
En]ty
 Framework
support – Linq2Sql
for
Oracle
DB• .Net
s]ll
‘2nd
class
ci]zen’
in
terms
of
support
 and
knowledge
@
Oracle• ODTUG
would
like
more
Oracle/.Net
talks – Opportunity
for
Info
Support? 13/7/2011 Kscope
2011
Recap
    12. 12. Tracks:
Apex• Applica]on
Express,
Oracle’s
‘ligthweight’
RAD
 environment – Think
Excel‐to‐Web
or
Access‐to‐Web – Even
an
Access
migra]on
tool – Browser
based
development/deployment – PL/SQL
underneath• Originally
all
inside
DB – Now
matures
with
JEE
listener
support – Scales
surprisingly
well
(RAC) 13/7/2011 Kscope
2011
Recap
    13. 13. Tracks:
Apex tryapexnow.com / apex.oracle.com 13/7/2011 Kscope
2011
Recap
    14. 14. Tracks:
Apex• Apex
4.1
due
for
release – Support
for
mobile – Plugin
system – Data
upload – Improved
errorhandling – Dynamic
ac]ons/jQuery/HTML5 13/7/2011 Kscope
2011
Recap
    15. 15. Tracks:
BI• Did
not
a?ends
sessions
from
BI
track• Session
overviews,
most
popular: – Essbase
(BI,
OLAP) – Hyperion
(Performance
Management,
Planning,
 Financial
Management) – OBIEE
(BI,
OLAP)• Most
exhibitors
were
BI
related 13/7/2011 Kscope
2011
Recap
    16. 16. Tracks:
Fusion
Middleware• Introduced
last
year• Smallest
track• Many
Dutch
par]cipants – Amis – Vennster
(old
Approach
Alliance) – Whitehorses• ‘Thursday
Thunder’
all
Dutch
team 13/7/2011 Kscope
2011
Recap
    17. 17. Tracks:
Fusion
Middleware• Most
important
products – WebLogic
(almost
no
sessions
@
kscope) – ADF
(newest
OEPE
has
ADF
support)
 – SOA
Suite – BPM
Suite:
adds
BPMN
2.0
support – WebCenter
suite:
portal
environment – Applica]on
Integra]on
Architecture
(AIA) 13/7/2011 Kscope
2011
Recap
    18. 18. Tracks:
Fusion
Middleware Oracle’s
fusion
apps
strategy:• Apps
with
integrated
content
management
 (through
WebCenter)• ‘Social
collabora]on’
• Fusions
apps
integrate
from
UX
perspec]ve
(no
 silos)• Unrivaled
enterprise
app.
integra]on: – Oracle
has
many
3rd
party
offerings – Use
knowledge
and
exper]se
from
ver]cals
to
 integrate• On‐premise
and
on‐demand 13/7/2011 Kscope
2011
Recap
    19. 19. Tracks:
Fusion
Middleware• Most
important
ques]on: 
How
do
I
get
rid
of
Forms?!?!111!!??• Possibili]es: – Applica]on
Development
Framework – JHeadstart
Forms2ADF
(Oracle
NL) – Apex• Several
vendors
with
commercial
tool‐support,
 not
really
convincing 13/7/2011 Kscope
2011
Recap
    20. 20. Tracks:
Fusion
Middleware• Forms
is
20+
years
old• But
s]ll
supported...• Example:
Bol.com
is
migra]ng
to
ADF 13/7/2011 Kscope
2011
Recap
    21. 21. Tracks:
Fusion
Middleware• SOA
Suite
11.1.1.4.0
(PS3) – WebSphere
7
cer]fied
deployment – Single
VM
development – BPEL
2.0 – Purging
strategies• Many
sessions
focused
on – Explana]on
of
features – Deployment
configura]ons – Error
handling
strategies – Performance
tuning 13/7/2011 Kscope
2011
Recap
    22. 22. Tracks:
Fusion
Middleware• SOA
Suite
11.1.1.4.0
(PS3) – WebSphere
cer]fied
deployment – Single
VM
development – BPEL
2.0 – Purging
strategies• Many
sessions
focused
on – Explana]on
of
features – Deployment
configura]ons – Error
handling
strategies – Performance
tuning 13/7/2011 Kscope
2011
Recap
    23. 23. Wrapping
up• Developer’s
conference,
real
insights• Although
our
focus
area
(Fusion
Middleware)
is
 rela]vely
immature• The
Dutch
are
leading
the
FMW
interests
at
 ODTUG• Majority
is
just
looking
how
to
dump
Forms
 (preferably
with
magic) 

 13/7/2011 Kscope
2011
Recap
    24. 24. Next
year QuesMons? 13/7/2011 Kscope
2011
Recap

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