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Oracle Public Cloud Architecture

Posted by Tyler Jewell  on  Jun 05, 2012

Tyler Jewell discusses the multi-tenancy model and elasticity solution implemented by Oracle Public Cloud which provides a database, Java and a number of sales and marketing applications as services.

League of Legends: Scaling to Millions of Ninjas, Yordles, and Wizards

Posted by Scott Delap and Randy Stafford  on  Apr 07, 2011 2

Scott Delap and Randy Stafford explain the architectural decisions made in order to scale, monitor and operate the game League of Legends, bringing insight on how they use Oracle Coherence for that.

Swarm Computing - Next Generation Clouds and the Role of SOA

Posted by Jürgen Kress  on  Mar 10, 2011 1

Jürgen Kress discusses the current status and the future of cloud computing, and the role of SOA in creating a cloud computing infrastructure, plus some of the cloud offerings existing today.

Cloud Computing and SOA

Posted by Dave Chappell  on  May 20, 2010

Dave Chappell introduces cloud computing to an SOA audience discussing how to make good use of grid computing and cloud computing to implement the next generation of SOA initiatives.

Evolving the Key/Value Programming Model to a Higher Level

Posted by Billy Newport  on  Jan 19, 2010 6

Billy Newport discusses the ways that developers interact with key/value stores, entity vs column-oriented approaches, sync vs async operations, large data sets, and collocating closures and data.

Pouring Data on Troubled Markets - Quantitative Portfolio Management Technology at BGI

Posted by Eoin Woods  on  Nov 05, 2009

Eoin Woods explains how Barclays Global Investors (BGI) designed Apex to meet the challenges it faces and the Java technologies which were chosen for an architecture with variations on standard J2EE.

Data Grid Design Patterns

Posted by Brian Oliver  on  Nov 04, 2009

Brian Oliver explains a number of data grid design patters: Command, Functor, Messaging, and Push Replication. He also mentions some traditional patterns used so far and Coherence Incubator.

An Introduction to Data Grids

Posted by Cameron Purdy  on  Oct 10, 2009 1

Cameron Purdy explains techniques used to process data in a grid, presents examples of data grids solving complex problems and introduces Coherence, Oracle’s data grid solution.

Transforming the Reconciliation Process

Posted by Brian Oliver  on  Sep 23, 2009

Brian Oliver explains what the Reconciliation Process is, why the current approach to reconciliation based on client-server is no longer suitable and how data grids and events might help.

Voca, UK's largest payment processing engine running Spring

Posted by William Soo and Meeraj Kunnumpurath  on  May 01, 2008 1

William Soo and Meeraj Kunnumpurath discuss the Voca transaction processing system, architectural challenges and requirements, Voca's Spring/J2EE architecture, and the future SEPA architecture.

Java EE Class Loading Architectures

Posted by Ernie Svehla  on  Apr 05, 2007 17

Ernie Svehla reviews Java Class Loading including a comparison of major appservers, how to package Java EE apps, and common class loading problems such as ClassNotFoundException, or NoDefFound Errors.

Distributed Caching Essential Lessons

Posted by Cameron Purdy  on  Jan 09, 2007 3

Cameron Purdy shows how to improve performance via caching architectures to reduce database load & clustered caching to provide transparent fail-over.

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