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EMC World Las Vegas – Momentum 2015 third day D2 news

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This was a more day of networking with EMC partner contact and third party software editors. On the other side I attended a session about D2 news and what is comming next. EMC divided D2 enhancements by 3 main major themes. First was about productivity and a modern look and feel with: graphical workflow widget drag and drop from D2 to Desktop better browsing with enhanced facet navigation multi-document support in workflows faster content transfer…

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EMC World Las Vegas – Momentum 2015 second day

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For second day of conferences, I attended a first session about migration from Webtop to D2 or xCP. Then we attended 2 about Documentum platform performances tuning. We could see EMC actually putting efforts to take benefits of Open Sources software. They started to package whole platform component by component into Dockers containers. Hope is to try to simplify upgrades of them from one version to another. They also invited audience to migrate to Documentum…

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EMC world Las Vegas – Momentum 2015 first day

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Before starting talking about EMC event, I just would like to share my feeling about the city it takes place. It is Las Vegas, ok, what an amazing, impressive place! On top of that, we are in one of most beautiful hotels on the strip ! Congratulations to EMC and thanks for this attention. For this first day of conferences, I decided to attend a first session about xCP platform. I use to manage content…

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Documentum upgrade project: from D2-Config 3.1 to D2-Config 4.1

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During a migration from D2-Config 3.0 to D2-Config 4.1, we have encountered 2 issues. In order to have a clean installation and the insurance of being able to backup the configuration, we have decided to perform a full config export on D2-Config 3.0 and a full import with a configuration reset to D2-Config 4.1. 1. Configuration export The first issue we experienced was regarding docapps existing in the repository. As you can see in following…

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Documentum upgrade project: Configuring NTLM SSO for D2 3.1 SP1

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The Documentum D2 3.1 SP1 release is kind of a mix between D2 4.1 APIs (using D2FS in backend) and D2 3.1 front-end. It needs SSO to be fully implemented and the configuration has to be applied for 3.1 as well as for D2FS. For D2FS, the same configuration applies whether you are using the NT Lan Manager (NTLM) or Kerberos authentication. If you want to implement Kerberos Single Sign On instead of NTLM, have…

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Documentum upgrade project: Wrong icons in D2 search results with xPlore

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After migrating from “Fast” to “xPlore” Documentum full-text search engine, our team discovered wrong icons in D2 search results. Documents in checked-out state continued to be displayed with the normal icon, even if xPlore indexed attribute value for “r_lock_owner”. This attribute contains the user name who has checked-out the document. In the following picture, you can see the search result with the wrong icon, whereas in the “Version” window, the checked-out icon appears for the…

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Java get Class names from package String in classpath

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As a Java developer you probably used to know about reflexion. However, in order to keep your software architecture flexible, some functionalities are sometimes not provided out of the box by the JVM. In my particular case, I needed to find out every Class and Sub-Classes inside a package, thus reparteed within several Jars. Internet has lots of solution, but it remains complicated for everybody to reach this goal. After googleing, I found a link…

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UKOUG Tech 2013 – Weblogic Java and Middleware 2

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During this last day I also decided to follow the Middleware stream. I have continued to learn about future Oracle product strategies. In the web tier layer, Oracle will continue to support I planet web server but without adding new added value features inside. They insisted on the fact that OHS (Oracle HTTP Server) is still, and will be the preferred Oracle product as a web server. OHS is derived from Apache the famous free/open…

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UKOUG Tech 2013 – Weblogic Java and Middleware

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Today I attended the Middleware Weblogic stream. It was very interesting to learn a few things about the Oracle view and strategy around Java and Middle-tiers layer. On the perspective to continue to provide cloud management tools and products, Oracle wants achieve stronger integration between Weblogic and Databases, both in 12c versions about following features: Application availability with Transaction Gard Multitenant Database integration Database Connection Pool Global Data Services Oracle also made a introduction about…

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UKOUG Tech 2013 – SOA and Oracle Fusion Middleware

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This Monday I decided to follow the SOA – JAVA – BPM stream. I attended a presentation showing a high level overview of Oracle SOA and BPM Architectures, Oracle Fusion Middleware, and various product integrations. They have spoken a few about SOA principles, from legacy Systems and application, to the end Web Services. What we need to understand here, is that SOA is an intermediate / abstraction layer that aims to standardize accesses to more…

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