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ADTS missing profiles

By | Application integration & Middleware | No Comments

He he, long time no see, ADTS… It has been a long time I didn’t go into trouble with ADTS. As the new 7.2 ADTS is pretty well constituted this time the issue came from me, I admit. Once upon a time I had to migrate from ADTS 6.7 to 7.2 for a customer. Everything went fine in DEV, same in TEST and CLONE. Then the day came to push it in PROD. And *CRACK!*,…

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DBI Tail v1.2 now released !

By | Database Administration & Monitoring | 2 Comments

Dear IT colleagues, We regularly have to read log file contents either to understand software functioning or for debugging purpose. Most of the time we access same log files located in same servers. It is very painful to login every time, then lookup and extract relevant traces for a particular case under investigation. On top of that, especially on some systems, there is no Unix “tail” command equivalent. For all these reasons, I want to…

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Software architecture vs code representation

By | Development & Performance | No Comments

Tuesday the 10th of November I attended a public lecture at Swiss Java User Group in Zürich. Topic of the pretension was to describe and address challenges any project manager can encounter, when reflexion switches from perspective of software architecture to real coding implementation. Presentation was essentially based on Java language, but in fact applicable to any other language. So first, presenter shared project experiences he has got with some customers, and pointed weaknesses of…

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ADTS 7.2 And Doc10 Office plugin

By | Application integration & Middleware | 2 Comments

When we upgraded our ADTS 6.7 SP2 into 7.2 we realized how great the new version was! Intro The 7.2 version changed its entire structure and cleared many useless dependencies such as Adlib. Now every files and configurations are stored in one only place! Before we had files dispersed in C:\Documentum, in Program File\Documentum, in Program Files(x86)\Adlib and so on. How do you want to find yourself with this structure! Now, everything is located under…

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Oracle Java Cloud event 1st Septembre in Geneva

By | Application integration & Middleware | No Comments

Tuesday, the 1st of September, we attended an Oracle’s Java Cloud Platform as a Service demonstration in Geneva. Presentation was organized by Arrow – Switzerland. Presentation aims to show us new opportunities of development in the Cloud, and we were invited to attend several live demonstrations of these new Oracle products. Java Cloud PaaS allows developers and managers to have a complete software factory platform that can follow full development lifecycle of an application. But,…

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D2 performance issues due to KB3038314 IE patch

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I ran into a strange issue by a customer. When trying to open a huge VD on the D2’s right panel the browser freezes. It seems to be due to an Internet Explorer security patch. It is introducing huge performance issues. So if you run into strange issues concerning your web browser check the patch version of IE. The security patch which causes issues is KB3038314.

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EMC World Las Vegas – Momentum 2015 third day D2 news

By | Application integration & Middleware | No Comments

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

By | Application integration & Middleware | No Comments

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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D2 xPlore search on apostrophes

By | Application integration & Middleware | No Comments

When using the D2 searches you are likely to go into trouble regarding special characters such as apostrophes. The goal in this blog is to show you how to parameterize new special character searches. In many documents you’ll have text with apostrophes or special characters that you want to search on. But unfortunately by default the D2 search will return nothing when you enter apostrophes directly into the search bar. The xPlore will replace special…

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