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Q. What are some of the performance problems you've seen associated with the GC Heap? There are several different categories of memory-related problems that I've seen in the field. The most common of these is the memory leak. A Java memory leak is the result of objects remaining referenced after an application has completely finished using them. This tends to happen when an object that has a long lifespan within your application holds references to other objects with short lifespans. Memory leaks manifest as steady increases in the baseline of the JVM's GC Heap Bytes in Use, where the baseline is defined as the bytes in use after a full garbage collect. Full garbage collects look different on different JVMs. The easiest way to know whether a full garbage collect has taken place is to turn on verbose garbage collection statistics (usually, this can be done with the ... (more)

Extending the Admin Console for Your Custom Security Provider

Extending the functionality of the WebLogic Server Admin Console provides you with the ability to incorporate the management of your custom application into one central location. We'll look at what is involved in modifying a Custom Security Provider available on dev2dev by adding MBean attributes to manage the TxDataSource, DatabaseUser, DatabaseUserPassword, DatabaseDriver, and DatabaseURL that are currently hard coded into the custom security provider MBean. There are two ways to extend the console: one is to have the WebLogic Server console attempt to render a details screen based on custom MBean attributes added to the DbSampleAuthenticator.xml file used to create the MBean. The second is to create a web app containing the class file and JSPs that the console will display when the custom security provider MBean is invoked. I'll discuss both in detail. Adding Si... (more)

BEA CTO Dietzen to Highlight Open Source, Services-Based Innovations During JavaOne Keynote

Dr. Scott Dietzen, chief technology officer, BEA Systems, will keynote at the ninth annual JavaOne Worldwide Developer Conference. During his keynote, Dietzen is scheduled to offer attendees demonstrations and tutorials on using innovative technologies including Project Beehive to create Service Oriented Architectures (SOAs). In addition, BEA is slated to showcase the latest advancements in Java development at its booth (#633), and lead 23 technical sessions, speaking panels, and roundtables during the four-day event. BEA is a Platinum Co-Sponsor of this year's event, to be held in San Francisco from June 28-July 2, 2004, at the Moscone Convention Center. At JavaOne, BEA is scheduled to demonstrate its long term commitment to SOAs and show how it is helping to redefine the economics and responsiveness of business computing. SOAs are a set of principles and practices t... (more)

The Economics of Cloud Computing Analyzed

Government Cloud Computing on Ulitzer The President's budget for fiscal year 2010 (FY10) includes $75.8B in information technology (IT) spending, which is a 7-percent increase from FY09. Of this, at least $20B will be spent on IT infrastructure investments. [1] The FY11 budget for IT is projected to be nearly $88B. The government is actively seeking ways to reduce IT costs, and the FY10 budget request highlights opportunities for the federal government to achieve significant long-term cost savings through the adoption of cloud computing technologies: "Of the investments that will involve up-front costs to be recouped in outyear savings, cloud-computing is a prime case in point. The Federal Government will transform its Information Technology Infrastructure by virtualizing data centers, consolidating data centers and operations, and ultimately adopting a cloud-computi... (more)

Cloud server newsletter - January 2012

Happy New Year and welcome to the first ElasticHosts Cloud Server Newsletter of 2012! We are very excited about the developments that we have planned for this year but first we need to let you know what we’ve been up to since the last newsletter back in the Summer: 16GB Servers, automatic repeat billing, firewalls Critical alerts by SMS and copied to extra email addresses Powered by ElasticHosts: Link to us Tutorials, global support and status page New Toronto and Los Angeles data centres Control panel revamp White-label program coming soon Account updates and new features If you have logged into your account recently you may have noticed a few extra options on the profile, subscriptions and server configuration pages. For instance, you can now configure a simple port blocking firewall in front of each of your servers. We have also doubled the maximum server size t... (more)

UseR 2012 highlights

The eighth annual R user conference, UseR! 2012, has come and gone — and what an event it was! I've been to five useR! conferences so far, and each one improves upon the last. This year's conference at Vanderbilt was the best so far: an outstanding location (my first visit to Nashville, a great city), excellent facilities (the lecture rooms at Vanderbilt were perfect), great organization, and intereresting and relevant presentations from the speakers. For me, I think the biggest change from previous years was the increased focus on industry applications of R, with at least a 50-50 mix of attendees from government and commercial users of R compared to attendees from academia. At the conference I met R users from John Deere, Caterpillar, Redbox, Google, Kaplan, IBM, Oracle, Nationwide Insurance, Kroger, Nestlé, AT&T, the FDA, the US and Netherlands Census Bureaux, and... (more)

Mayoristas de Partes y Servicios, SA de CV Partners With Westbrook Technologies to Provide Document Management Software Throughout Mexico

BRANFORD, CT -- (Marketwire) -- 08/18/09 -- Westbrook(TM) Technologies, developer of Fortis® enterprise document management (EDM) software, today announced its partnership with Mayoristas de Partes y Servicios, SA de CV (MAPS), a leading distributor of value-added solutions, including hardware, software and professional services, in Mexico. MAPS expertise encompasses information security, storage, and document imaging. Through its expansive reseller network, MAPS will promote and sell Westbrook's Fortis document management software. Fortis electronically captures, stores and organizes documents and other forms of data. Its users can quickly and efficiently access the information they need for decision-making, customer service, or other industry-specific requirements in over 20 vertical markets from healthcare and education to manufacturing and government. Fortis e... (more)

OneNeck Signs Contract to Host and Manage Mission Critical IT Environment for Regency Lighting

SCOTTSDALE, AZ -- (Marketwire) -- 09/23/09 -- OneNeck IT Services announced today that they have entered into a five-year outsourcing contract with Regency Lighting to provide hosting and managed services. Under the terms of the contract, OneNeck will provide Regency Lighting's end-users with a highly available computing environment. OneNeck created a tailored solution for Regency Lighting comprised of virtualized and dedicated hosting in combination with full managed services. Specifically, OneNeck will be providing infrastructure management, network management, operating systems administration, database administration, application administration, and 24/7 help desk support within OneNeck's data center facilities. This high availability solution allows Regency Lighting to achieve reliable end-to-end support for their critical applications and infrastructure. Head... (more)

Oracle Buys HyperRoll

REDWOOD SHORES, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 09/29/09 -- Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) News Facts Oracle has agreed to acquire certain assets of HyperRoll, a leading provider of financial reporting acceleration solutions. HyperRoll's products help improve reporting performance, shrink the close cycle and improve visibility of financial data to line management. The combined solution is expected to further strengthen Oracle Enterprise Performance Management solutions with additional reporting acceleration technology and continues to emphasize Oracle's product strategy to provide best-in-class solutions that help ensure a rapid, reliable and compliant financial close process for customers. The addition of HyperRoll's assets is expected to improve the ability of customers to rapidly report results with higher confidence and lower compliance costs. Customers across multiple industries ... (more)

Former Dallas Federal Reserve Chairman Hugh G. Robinson to Host Worldwide Strategies, Inc. and NewMarket Technology, Inc. Strategic Update Webcast

DENVER, CO -- (Marketwire) -- 10/16/09 -- Worldwide Strategies, Inc. (OTCBB: WWSG) today announced that the Company is scheduled to release a strategic update Webcast next Thursday, October 22, to review recent updates on the planned transaction between Worldwide and NewMarket Technology, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: NWMT). Former Dallas Federal Reserve Chairman and Retired Major General Hugh G. Robinson, a board member of NewMarket, is slated to host the presentation. NewMarket has announced an agreement to merge its operations headquartered in Brazil with Worldwide. NewMarket's operation in Brazil has approximately $20 million in annual revenue. The planned transaction with Worldwide would result in an independent listing of NewMarket's Brazilian operation, while the financial results of the operation in Brazil would continue to be consolidated into the NewMarket financial ... (more)

Se insta a expertos en privacidad internacionales a aplicar Privacy by Design en sus jurisdicciones

MADRID, October 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Un elenco de estrellas profesionales de privacidad internacional se reunirá en Madrid hoy para considerar cómo el concepto Privacy by Design (privacidad en el diseño) se puede incluir en sus propias jurisdicciones. La doctora Ann Cavoukian, comisionada de información y privacidad de Ontario, Canadá (IPC) y Yoram Hacohen, responsable de la autoridad de legislación, información y tecnología israelí (ILITA, por sus siglas en inglés), acogen Privacy by Design: The Definitive Workshop. El evento previo a la conferencia reunirá los expertos en privacidad líderes del mundo en Madrid para la 31st International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners. Se instará a los asistentes a convertirse en embajadores de Privacy by Design identificando las áreas de intersección con la información personal identificable en sus propias ... (more)

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