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Gérard Wisson

Documentum Administrator does not display the correct “Index Agent” status

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At one of my customers, I experienced a problem with the Documentum Administrator (DA), which did not display the correct Index Agent status. In this blog post, I will explain how I found the source of this problem and of course also how I solved this issue. But first, some background facts: The Documentum Administrator (DA) is displaying “not responding” for the Index Agent, however the Index Agent is running well. No solutions are mentioned…

 
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Stephane Biehler

Oracle Java EE 7 – an overview

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After announcing the availability of Oracle Java Enterprise Edition 7 (Java EE 7 or JEE7), Oracle organized a web event for the launch, covering topics such as the new features and the java community as well as showing some examples of the new APIs. This blog post summarizes some key points of this event. The show was driven by the following Oracle presenters: Hasan Rizvi, Executive Vice President, Oracle Fusion Middleware and Java, Oracle Cameron…

 
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Gérard Wisson

Oracle WebLogic 12.1.2 – new features

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The new Oracle WebLogic Sever 12c (WLS 12.1.2.0.0) was released on 11 July 2013. Since I read lots of documents, announcements, and information regarding this new version, I want to inform you about some new features that have an impact and/or changed my daily work as a WebLogic Server administrator. Some general information Here are a couple of new features that are good to know even if I do not use them for the time…

 
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Stephane Biehler

A comparison of Java Virtual Machines: Hotspot JVM vs JRockit JVM

By | Application integration & Middleware | 11 Comments

You might know that there are many JVMs available today, but do you know the difference between them? In this blog I will not state all JVMs as it will take too much time But I will talk about Hotspot and JRockit, because they are pretty used and because they will eventually merge in Java 8! That’s what they say at least… What’s a JVM? Well this is a reminder and you might want to…

 
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Gérard Wisson

Configuring the JBoss server to use SSL for Documentum DFS

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To be compliant with the customer’s security rule, I had to configure SSL for a JBoss application server that holds the Documentum Foundation Services (DFS). I used the following procedure: 1. Generate a keystore Change it to a temporary location, e. g. /var/tmp/SSL: keytool -genkey -dname “cn=dms.test.org, ou=DEV, o=NICE, l=Delemont, s=Switzerland, c=CH” -keyalg “rsa” -validity 730 -alias tomcat -keysize 2048 -keystore dfs.keystore Enter keystore password:  xxxx Enter key password for         (RETURN if same as keystore…

 
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Gérard Wisson

WebLogic: Using a WLST script to find a specific word in an object

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On a WebLogic Server, I had to write a WLST script to find the current number of consumers accessing a specific JMS Queue destination as this is not monitored by Oracle Grid Control 11g or Oracle Cloud Control 12c. Knowing only the short name of the queue, I uses a regular expression in my WLST script to find the needed information. To find the correct queue destination I had to search the Queue Destination Name….

 
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Stéphane Savorgnano

SQL Server View problem in LightSwitch 2012

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I recently faced a problem in Visual Studio LightSwitch 2012 with SQL Server views. I attached an external datasource to my project and when I tried to import my view (which is very simple) I experienced some issues. Here is my View in SQL Server 2012: During the import process a warning says  my view doesn’t have any primary key (apparently it’s mandatory in LightSwitch) and that a key has been inferred… When I check…

 
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Oracle Team

Bug on Oracle 11.2 “ORION FAILS WITH ORA-27061″: Patch available!

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In march 2011, my colleague Gregory Steulet published an article about Simulating and testing I/O performances with Orion. In this article, he wrote about a bug concerning Orion on Oracle 11.2, reported in Oracle bug number 9104898: “ORION FAILS WITH ORA-27061: WAITING FOR ASYNC I/OS FAILED”. Trying to compare performances of storage devices on a virtual machine between a classical and a paravirtual storage adapter, I experienced the same error when using large IOs. I…

 
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Arnaud Berbier

UKOUG 2012: Middleware

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I had the opportunity to spend two days in England (Birmingham) to participate in the UKOUG 2012. My first day was the Middleware sunday. This event is related to technical content and feedback for WebLogic administrators. It was an interesting day with useful feedback related to Oracle WebLogic. This Sunday middleware agenda event was as follows: WebLogic Sctripting Tool – Taking WLST to the Next Level (Simon Haslam, Veriton Limited) Node Manager under the Covers…

 
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Arnaud Berbier

Oracle APEX 4.2 HTML 5 item types

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In this blog, I will explore the HTML 5 new item type features of Oracle APEX 4.2. The objective is to use the new number, e-mail, phone number and url html 5 item type and the native browser validation capability. I have created a new database application with the theme 25 which fatures responsive design principles (auto adjusts to the screen dimensions and works well on desktop, tablet and mobile devices). Nice Themes! To continue…

 
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