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We recently had the requirement to provide our users global hotkeys to switch between tabs within the ADF UI Shell (a.k.a. Dynamic Tab Shell) in JDev 11g. Luckily I caught a presentation at Open World this year where Frank Nimphius showed off support for creating global hotkeys in ADF applications. Frank was kind enough to give me his source code allowing me to modify it to suit the ADF UI Shell specifically. The following code shows the general technique for getting global hotkeys workings, as well as specific code to suit the ADF UI Shell implementation. The following code was built and tested under JDev ADF UI Shell Extension – global hotkeys Readers familiar with the current incarnation of the ADF UI Shell will know it has the ability to spawn 1 to 15 "activity" tabs displaying whatever the programmer chooses. This provides an ideal framework for users... (more)

Emulex Partners with Myricom to Enter High Performance Networking Market for Low Latency Applications

COSTA MESA, Calif, May 8, 2012 - Emulex Corporation (NYSE:ELX) today announced the introduction of a family of new OneConnect® Network Xceleration™ solutions for the High Performance Networking (HPN) market. Emulex is bringing its new family of OneConnect (OC)e12000 10Gb Ethernet (10GbE) Network Xceleration solutions to market in partnership with Myricom, an industry leader in delivering high performance, latency optimised Ethernet solutions for vertical market applications. This multi-generational marketing and development partnership leverages Myricom's deep expertise in HPN, specifically low latency, high packet-rate, vertical application optimisations, and Emulex's broad enterprise reach, high volume, enterprise-hardened hardware roadmap, and global go-to-market channels. "By partnering with Myricom, Emulex is offering I/O connectivity solutions that broaden our... (more)

IGEL and Angels breathe life into old PCs at IP EXPO

IGEL Universal Desktop Converter software extends life and manageability of old PCs by migrating them to fully manageable IGEL Universal Desktop thin client-like devices London, UK, October 17th 2012 - Angels were seen breathing life into old PCs at the IGEL Stand of IP Expo in Earls Court London today using the leading thin client manufacturer's Universal Desktop Converter (UDC) software. The Universal Desktop Converter allows organizations to migrate existing PC or old thin client hardware into a fully manageable IGEL Universal Desktop thin client-like device - extending the life of the hardware whilst making it more efficient to run. "This approach allows businesses to cost effectively extend the life of their current desktops to deliver a Server-Based Computing architecture or to produce a shorter return on investment when migrating to a Virtual Desktop Infras... (more)

PathPartner Technology will showcase its TIZEN based platform at 8th GENIVI All Member Meeting Conference

PathPartner which is an alliance member at GENIVI will showcase its innovations for GENIVI ecosystem at the conference being held on April 23-26, 2013 at Barcelona, Spain PathPartner Technology a leading provider of embedded multimedia software services and solutions announced that it will be participating in the All Member Conference of GENIVI which is a non-profit industry association whose mission is to drive the broad adoption of an In-Vehicle Infotainment (IVI) open source development platform. PathPartner will showcase its GENIVI 3.0 compliant Tizen-based IVI Platform at the conference which is built on extensively used open source components and frameworks with wide industry support. Tizen - an operating system that is primarily Linux-based, gives consumers a feature-rich platform. It also provides the customer with multiple options for UI front-ends includin... (more)

Oracle software on Windows Azure

You can now have Oracle on windows Azure. Right now (effective immediately) it is in preview which means it is the time for you to check it out without shedding too many dollars. This became possible as a result of a partnership between Oracle and Microsoft.   Customers can run Oracle supported software on: Windows Server Hyper-V Windows Azure The following Oracle related items are available as preview in Windows Azure image gallery: Popular Configurations of Oracle Java Oracle Database Oracle WebLogic Server Oracle Linux Customers who have Oracle license can run Oracle on Windows Azure (license mobility is OK) Read more details here: Start your trial here: Mahalo, Jay ... (more)

Diving Into What’s New in Java & .NET Monitoring

In the AppDynamics Spring 2014 release we added quite a few features to our Java and .NET APM solutions. With the addition of the service endpoints, an improved JMX console, JVM crash detection and crash reports, additional support for many popular frameworks, and async support we have the best APM solution in the marketplace for Java and .NET applications. Added support for frameworks: TypeSafe Play/Akka Google Web Toolkit JAX-RS 2.0 Apache Synapse Apple WebObjects Service Endpoints With the addition of service endpoints customers with large SOA environments can define specific service points to track metrics and get associated business transaction information. Service endpoints helps service owners monitor and troubleshoot their own specific services within a large set of services: JMX Console The JMX console has been greatly improved to add the ability to m... (more)

TIBCO Spotfire Delivers Game-Changer - Brings the Power of Discovery to Big Data

New Version of Spotfire Analytics Platform Delivers on TIBCO Big Data Strategy and Commitment to Transform Businesses TUCON 2012, LAS VEGAS, NV, September 25, 2012 - Today at TUCON® 2012, TIBCO Software Inc. (NASDAQ: TIBX) announced TIBCO Spotfire® 5.0, the latest version of its data discovery and analytics platform, which offers breakthrough capabilities to speed analysis of big data. Spotfire® 5 includes a completely re-architected in-memory engine specifically built to enable users from across the enterprise to visualize and interact with massive amounts of data. Spotfire 5 also integrates with global data warehousing leaders Teradata (see related press release: "TIBCO Spotfire Announces Expanded Partnership with Teradata to Offer Extreme Data Discovery and Analytics"), Oracle, and Microsoft, and accesses Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services cubes. Additionall... (more)

The Top 150 Players in Cloud Computing

Cloud Expo Early Bird Savings A robust ecosystem of solutions providers is emerging around cloud computing. Here, SYS-CON's Cloud Computing Journal expands its list of most active players in the fast-emerging Cloud Ecosystem, from the 'mere' 100 we identified back in January of this year, to half as many again - testimony, if any further were needed, to the fierce and continuing growth of the "Elastic IT" paradigm throughout the world of enterprise computing. Editorial note: The words in quotation marks used to describe the various services and solutions in this round-up are in every case taken from the Web sites cited. As ever we encourage software engineers, developers, IT operations managers, and new/growing companies in every case to "suck it and see" by downloading or otherwise sampling the offering in question for themselves. (Omissions to this Top 150 list sh... (more)

Federal Big Data Community Convenes 6 Feb at Apache Hadoop Forum

By Bob Gourley If you are an analyst or executive or architect engaged in the analysis of big data, this is a “must attend” event. We will be there engaging with the community and hope to see you there. Registration is now open for the third annual Federal Big Data Apache Hadoop Forum! Register here. Join us on Thurs., Feb. 6, as leaders from government and industry convene to share Big Data best practices. This is a must attend event for any organization or agency looking to be information-driven and give access to more data to more resources and applications. During this informative event you will learn: > Key trends in government today and the role Big Data plays in driving transformation; > How leading agencies are putting data to good use to uncover new insight, streamline costs, and manage threats; > The role of an Enterprise Data Hub, and how it is a game... (more)

Peter Hermans Disintegrates SOA - I

Peter Hermans spent more than two decades with the Dutch telco company KPN, and is currently active as an independent consultant and program manager in several industries. This is the first part of a two-part interview. The Early Days Strukhoff: Before we jump into SOA, let’s talk a bit about your academic background and early career. Hermans: Sure. I started in university in electrical engineering, with a specialization in telecommunications. I graduated in satellite communications for rural areas in developing countries. Then at KPN I started my career in the fixed line business, and was responsible for the development of network management systems. In the late 90s I became involved in the internet business of KPN, and when the “internet bubble” burst, I went over as IT director to KPN mobile in the Netherlands. Strukhoff: So you’ve seen the entire telecom during t... (more)

Sun Microsystems Launches GlassFish Enterprise Server v3

Download GlassFish Portfolio Whitepaper Sun Microsystems and the GlassFish community announced the immediate availability of Sun GlassFish Enterprise Server v3, the latest release of Sun's commercial Java Platform Enterprise Edition (Java EE) application server and its open source counterpart, GlassFish v3. Click Here to View GlassFish 3.0 Webinar Sun GlassFish Enterprise Server v3 provides customers with an enterprise grade, open source based application server solution focused on reducing application and deployment complexity. Click here to to leverage the AMP/SAMP stack with your existing GlassFish Enterprise Server deployments in your organization. Sun GlassFish Enterprise Server v3 is the industry’s first application server to support the new Java Platform Enterprise Edition 6 (Java EE 6). Java EE 6 introduces features to increase the flexibility of the platform... (more)