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WebLogic and Fusion Middleware Configuration Management using Chef and Puppet Webcast

Chef and Puppet are popular tools to manage WebLogic Server and other Fusion Middleware configurations. Share with your customers a brand-new video on demand that showcases how these popular assembly technologies can provide continuous, detailed configurations for WebLogic Server 12c.

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Documentation We need to create some documentation for a project using DocBook, its nice if you are creating a large document with lots of different authors and input from several files (sources, messages, examples etc). Downside is its based on

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Experimenting with vSphere 5.5

Installing ESXi 5.5 HP Compaq 8200 Elite CMT PC 4 CPUs x 3.392 (i7-2600) 20GB RAM, 1TB Disk Use ESXi-Customizer to add oem driver for HP network card (see for details) Change advanced setting (static IP, remote access, DNS)

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Cafe Babes and Java

Class files are identified by the following 4 byte header (in hexadecimal): CA FE BA BE (the first 4 entries in the table below). The history of this magic number was explained by James Gosling: “We used to go to

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Project Avatar

Thin Server Architecture Project Avatar provides a JavaScript services layer zeroed in on supporting REST, WebSockets and Server-Sent Events, and a rich client side framework that assumes very minor JavaScript knowledge. The services side is focused on building data services

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Java EE 7 Simplifies Development

Java Platform, Enterprise Edition 7 (Java EE 7) JSR-342 is the umbrella specification ties together the various subsystems which compose the platform, and provides additional integration support. The Java EE 7 platform added the following new APIs to previous version

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Java Batch JobUtil

JobUtil.javaraw downloadpackage com.espalier.jbatch.course.util;   import static org.junit.Assert.assertEquals;   import java.util.List; import java.util.logging.Logger;   import javax.batch.operations.JobOperator; import javax.batch.runtime.BatchStatus; import javax.batch.runtime.JobExecution; import javax.batch.runtime.StepExecution;   public class JobUtil {   private final static Logger LOG = BatLogger.TEST.getLogger();   public static void waitForJobToComplete(final JobOperator

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Payment Card Worldwide 2012 vs 2017

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CDI Reloaded

CDI is available since EE6 and also with EE7 has evolved to version 1.1. CDI by many people is some kind of magic, though at the end it is only the assembly and usage of already known proxy features. The

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OOP2014: Introduction to JSR 352 Java Batch and Spring Batch

With the release of Java EE 7, batch processing was standardized and provided as a reference implementation based on the new specification “JSR 352 Java Batch”. The reference implementation of the JSR provides an implementation of JEE Batch integrated into

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