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The topic of API Management is getting hotter by the minute. In this four-part OTN ArchBeat Podcast four experts discuss what’s behind the increased interest, and offer some suggestions on how you can make API Management… well, manageable.


(Recorded March 2015)






The Panelists

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  • Mark Dutra, Senior Principal Product Manager for API Management, Oracle
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  • Andre Evensen, Integration Architect, Acando Norge
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  • Yogesh Sonntakke, Principal Product Manager, Integration, Oracle
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  • Oracle ACE Luis Augusto Weir, Oracle Fusion Middleware Global Lead and Principal Architect, HCL Technologies
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The Conversation

  • Listen to Part 1: API Management is nothing new... or is it? This panel of experts discusses what's percolating in API Management, and offers tips on making it all more manageable.
  • Listen to Part 2: The big picture: It's important to manage APIs, but don't lose sight of other assets in your portfolio.
  • Listen to Part 3: Roll up your sleeves: The panelists discuss their experience using Oracle's new API management tools in the real world.
  • Listen to Part 4: The round table concludes with a discussion of service-oriented architecture, SOA governance, and the roots of API Management.


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The genesis for this program, recorded in April 2015, was a blog post about Docker on Oracle Fusion Middleware architect Mark Nelson’s RedStack blog, a post Mark co-wrote with fellow Fusion Middleware architects Edwin Biemond and Joel Nation.


Mark and Edwin are panelists for this discussion, as are Fusion Middleware architect Jim Clark, Oracle ACE Director and Fusion Middleware expert Lucas Jellema, CTO of AMIS Services, and Rubicon Red co-founder and CTO Matt Wright, a recognized expert in Oracle SOA and BPM.






The Panelists

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  • Edwin Biemond,Architect, Oracle Fusion Middleware Team
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  • Jim Clark, Architect, Oracle Fusion Middleware Team
  • Lucas Jellema,Oracle ACE Director; CTO, AMIS Services
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  • Mark Nelson, Architect, Oracle Fusion Middleware Team
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  • Matt Wright, co-founder and CTO of Rubicon Red; author, Oracle SOA Suite Developer's Guide (2009, Packt)
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The Conversation

  • Listen to Part 1: Docker 4X5. Part one of this four-part discussion by five experts looks at Docker basics.
  • Listen to Part 2: Is Docker ready for prime time? An expert panel discusses the pros and cons, and the importance of the ecosystem around Docker containers.
  • Listen to Part 3: The panel discusses how combining containers like Docker with continuous delivery pipelines provides the ability to deliver small, incremental changes into production.
  • Listen to Part 4: The panel discussion concludes with a look at the artifacts within a Docker container.


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man-at-mic.jpgThe latest OTN ArchBeat Podcast is a four-part series focused on Business Process Management. The topic was suggested by Oracle ACE Dan Atwood and Oracle ACE Associate Antonis Antoniu, both specialists in BPM.


The Conversation


  • Listen to Part 1:Take a seat at the virtual table as a panel of experts talks about how organizations are meeting some of the biggest BPM challenges.
  • Listen to Part 2: The expert panel panel shares insight into the Oracle BPM features they find the most useful, and how those features are being used to deal with real-world BPM problems.
  • Listen to Part 3: How does the new Oracle Process Cloud Service compare to Oracle BPM? The panelists talk it out.
  • Listen to Part 4: What’s the one thing you should know before starting your first Oracle BPM project? Advice you can use from people who know.


The Panelists


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Oracle ACE Associate Antonis Antoniou
  Technical Director, Member of the Global CTO Office, eProseed.





Oracle ACE Dan Atwood

Senior Architect, Director of Training, Avio Consulting. Dan is based in Plano, Tx.

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Gary Buffington

Executive Vice President at AVIO Consulting





Arun Pareek

Principal Consultant, Rubicon Red






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