ODI Agents: Standalone, JEE and Colocated

 Introduction  With its version 12, Oracle Data Integrator offers three flavors of agents: JEE, Colocated and Standalone. The purpose of this post is to compare and contrast the benefits of each one of these types of agents and to help developers and architects select the best option(s) for their implementation.  ODI Agents: Standalone, JEE and […]

The Resilient Enterprise – Disaster Recovery Planning

Introduction Organizations strive to operate their business in a continuous manner with the goal of protecting their revenue, brand, and data assets. Every organization, throughout its existence, is prone to failures originating from within or without. The propensity for failures exists. A resilient organization however does two things really well. First, it implements measures to […]

Multi-Data Center Implemenation in Oracle Access Manager

For obvious reasons, there is a high demand for Multi-Data Center (MDC) topology; which is now supported in Oracle Access Manager (OAM) 11g.  This post discusses some of the features of MDC as well as provide some detail steps on how to clone a secondary data center.  This post is based on R2PS1 code base.  […]

Improving Performance via Parallelism in Oracle Event Processing Pipelines with High-Availability

Introduction This posting explains how to use parallelism to improve performance of Oracle Event Processing (OEP) applications with active-active high-availability (HA) deployments. Parallelism is exploited for performance gain in each one of the server instances of an HA configuration. This is achieved by identifying sections of an application’s processing pipeline that can operate in parallel, […]

High availability considerations for WebCenter Portal and ADF

Introduction High availability is very important in large WebCenter installations. It allows users to gracefuly switch from one node to another node in the cluster. This allows user to keep their session in case a node goes down. In order for this to work, some conciderations need to be made when implementing a WebCenter Portal […]

High Availability OES 11g Admin

Setting up High Availability (HA) in OES means a lot of things: Redundancy at the data layer (typically database), the admin layer (WebLogic or WebSphere), and depending on the policy model, the decision layer (PDP). HA for the admin is probably the …

Using WebLogic as a Load Balancer

Recently, I was working with a customer who was developing an application on Windows (developer) machines and was planning to deploy to a (production) cluster of WebLogic Servers running on Solaris, with a hardware load balancer.  In order to do … Continue reading