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With the advent of BEA WebLogic Portal 8.1, a host of new technologies was introduced. These are, among others: Java Page Flow with annotations, Java Controls, and a new IDE to support it. Online tutorials were also thrown into the package to show how the new technologies were supposed...
WebLogic Server 9.0 is the most significant BEA Java application server release to date. Fully compliant with J2EE 1.4, this release tackles head-on the biggest challenge facing enterprise networks today: reducing overall cost of management and operations while delivering high reliabil...
This article describes a workaround design that allows a Portal to survive if its resource starts hanging request threads. How frequently does your Portal experience user requests hanging in the resource? Not frequently, I hope. However, if this happens and the resource continues hangi...
'Today's marketplace requires that companies improve customer retention and profitability, which means focusing on strategies to increase service effectiveness and lower service costs in their contact centers,' said Marty Robins Vice President, Partner Marketing, BEA Systems. 'Jacada o...
The Apache Jakarta POI project provides components for the access and generation of Excel documents. The POI HSSF API is used to generate Excel Workbooks and to add Excel spreadsheets to a workbook. An Excel spreadsheet consists of rows and cells. The layout and fonts of a spreadsheet ...
Performance testing a J2EE application can be a daunting and seemingly confusing task if you don't approach it with the proper plan in place. As with any software development process, you must gather requirements, understand the business needs, and lay out a formal schedule well in adv...
In this column over the years, I have spent a considerable amount of time talking about contention and locking in the database tier. At the end of the day, the endless conversations about scaling the application tier boil down to less than a bag of beans if a scaled application can't g...
It is rumored on a couple of news sites that Oracle is buying JBoss. If this is true, it is an exciting opportunity for BEA. Oracle would, IMHO, kill JBoss, whether through malice or benign neglect. Not many people realize that with the acquisition of M7, BEA now has a development tool...
HP has named Ron Griffin to lead global application development and support for the company's Technology Solutions Group (TSG). A 25-year veteran of the IT industry, Griffin joins recently named HP IT Senior Vice Presidents John Craparo, Craig Flower and Charlie McMurtry in reporting t...
On Februrary 3rd, BEA Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: BEAS), announced preliminary financial results for the fourth quarter ended January 31, 2006.
An anecdote that an engineer shared with me recently reminded me of a long-standing concept in manufacturing, design for production (DFP). The concept has to do with evaluating how a given operation - production line, supply chain, or an entire factory - is performing.
BEA Systems has announced the general availability of AquaLogic High-Performance (HiPer) Workspace for Retail, a closed-loop notification and task management product for improving store operations, built with technology from the AquaLogic User Interaction product family. AquaLogic HiPe...
Let me start by defining the current problem-detection process in most enterprises. An issue arises in the production environment for a J2EE application running on WebLogic, information is captured via logs, and WebLogic server is rebooted. From this point, application developers and a...
I have been knocking around the computer industry for a while now, and I've noticed some changes in my contemporaries and myself... For one thing, the buttons around the stomach of those old shirts that have eluded capture by my wife are looking a bit more strained than they did in the...
BEA Systems, Inc. , a world leader in enterprise infrastructure software, today announced that BEA WebLogic SIP Server(TM) has received a 'Product of the Year' award from INTERNET TELEPHONY(R) magazine, a leading publication in the rapidly growing VoIP/IP telephony industry.
As the Internet crawls to even more remote corners of the globe, the internationalization of Web applications exposes a plethora of challenges. As a real-world example, if an airline starts reaching far more remote destinations across international frontiers, a Web application represen...
A J2EE application deployed in the WebLogic server may be debugged in the Eclipse IDE with the remote debugger provided by Eclipse. Without a debugger the error message has to be obtained from the application server error log to debug the application.
BEA Systems today announced the general availability of AquaLogic High-Performance (HiPer) Workspace for Retail, a closed-loop notification and task management product for improving store operations, built with technology from the AquaLogic User Interaction product family. AquaLogic H...
Covalent Technologies(TM), the mosttrusted source for complete enterprise open source solutions, todayannounced it finished 2005 on a strong note, citing a record number of newand repeat customers, strategic reseller and channel relationships, as wellas increased revenues and bookings ...
The Business Process Execution Language for Web Services (BPEL4WS, usually shortened to BPEL) is, as its name suggests, a language for the definition and execution of business processes. Though it is not the only standard process language, BPEL is the most popular, and it's beginning t...
This article describes two techniques that may be used for assured delivery of important data, specifically, audit data, in distributed systems. We will review design that leads from assured to guaranteed delivery. This task gets more and more important in light of modern global operat...
Once upon a time people spoke the same language - but that was long ago. Nowadays people speak hundreds of languages with unique characters, inflection indicators, and other punctuation marks that make each language different from all others.
'We've used the Internet to find jobs since 1994, but the rules for conducting a safe and successful job search have changed,' said Susan Joyce, Webmaster of Job-Hunt.org. 'Now, identity theft over the Internet is a significant problem, and there is tough competition for every job pos...
The HP/BEA banking solution is designed to simplify application infrastructure throughout the enterprise, while extending the lifetime of IT investments. One customer, Norway's Sparebank, reported a 12-percent increase in customer satisfaction through deployment of technology from the ...
BEA Systems, Inc. a world leader in enterprise infrastructure, today announced that T-Systems has standardized on BEA WebLogic(R) to underpin Deutsche Telekom's multi-national billing and revenue collection system. Through the implementation of BEA WebLogic Server(TM) 8.1, this leadin...
Wind River Systems, Inc. will host its Southern California 2006 Regional Developer Conference on January 11, 2006. The one-day event will highlight aerospace and defense (A&D) industry trends, demonstrate the latest Wind River technology innovations in A&D and also demonstrate how to d...
The Eclipse Foundation will make the Eclipse Web Tools Platform (WTP) 1.0 release generally available the week of Dec 19th, 2005.
BEA was as excited last week as Sun by the new T1000 and T2000 CoolThreads servers, announced with some splash in New York in an event that stressed Sun's return to focusing on price/performance, with a newly added twist of emphasizing low power consumption and correspondingly lowered ...
Quest Software, a leading provider of application, database and infrastructure management solutions, has announced the general availability of version 6.0 of Quest Spotlight on Active Directory, the latest release of its diagnostic and troubleshooting product for Active Directory that ...
At Microsoft IT Forum, Quest Software has announced version 1.0 of Vintela Systems Monitor, a powerful solution that enables Microsoft Operations Manager 2005 to extend to Unix and Linux systems. The new product enables enterprises that are already using MOM 2005 for Windows operation...
Quest Software has announced at the Microsoft global product launch of SQL Server 2005, Visual Studio 2005 and BizTalk Server 2006, that its database management products are ready to support Microsoft SQL Server 2005.
BEA Systems has unveiled BEA WebLogic SIP Server 2.1, the industry's first standards-based, carrier-grade, integrated J2EE and Session Initiation Protocol application server providing support for IP Multimedia Subsystem, clustering-based high availability, and industry-leading high pe...
BEA Systems has announced it has acquired the object persistence company, SolarMetric, in a move that will give it an early lead in the race towards Enterprise JavaBeans 3.0 and Java EE 5 compatibility.
GraphOn Corporation, a developer of cross-platform application publishing and Web-enabling software, has announced that it has entered into a distributorship agreement with Netherlands-based Acropolis Automation BV.
BEA Vice President Bill Roth was at Sun Microsystems in the early days of OpenOffice.org and a key member of its development. He commented to Enterprise Open Source Magazine about the latest release and its potential.
Introscope has been implemented to deliver real-time application monitoring and analysis so any degradation in application performance can be quickly identified and resolved to avoid losses of revenue and service. BA.com uses BEA's WebLogic platform to support its J2EE applications res...
'High performance' is what everybody strives for when putting together a new system. Technical folk often spend hours hung up on the raw speed of their code, and a certain machismo can be derived from shaving milliseconds off that pesky transaction that is the latest pride and joy. Oft...
Tangosol has introduced a series of new capabilities in Tangosol Coherence designed to enhance applications running on BEA WebLogic Portal.
BEA Systems has unveiled BEA WebLogic SIP Server 2.1, the industry's first standards-based, carrier-grade, integrated J2EE and Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) application server providing support for IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS), clustering-based high availability, and industry-lead...
Covalent Technologies announced it has entered into a strategic partnership with BEA. As a part of a blended approach to mixing and matching open source and commercial software, BEA plans to offer blended BEA WebLogic management and deployment technologies. The technologies will be des...