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Essbase ASO (Aggregate Storage Option)

by Joseph Sydney Gomez Sarma Anantapantula | July 2009 | Oracle

In this article by Sarma Anantapantula and Joseph Sydney Gomez, we will learn all about ASO which is now also used to store data in the Essbase database. We will learn what ASO exactly is, how it works, and when to use ASO instead of BSO. We will explain the use of the special industry standard multidimensional data query language known as MDX that is employed by Essbase, and is particularly effective with ASO. Finally, we'll discuss the pros and cons of ASO and BSO.

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Human-readable Rules with Drools JBoss Rules 5.0(Part 2)

by Michal Bali | July 2009 | Java Open Source

In this two-part article by Michal Bali, we will see the techniques to create human-readable rules. In the first part of this article we saw Domain Specific Languages (DSLs) and decision tables.

In this part, we'll learn about Drools Flow, ruleflow, and others.

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Oracle VM Management

by Tarry Singh | July 2009 | Oracle

In this two-part article series by Tarry Singh, we will have a look at the meaty aspects of the Oracle VM Manager and explore it's management aspects.

The following topics will be covered in this article:

  • Getting started with the Oracle VM Manager
  • Managing Servers and Server Pools

 

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Skinner's Toolkit for Plone 3 Theming (Part 2)

by Veda Williams | July 2009 | Content Management Open Source

This two-part article series by Veda Williams, deals with Plone 3 Theming. In the first part we covered graphic design tools, browser toolbars and extensions, and CSS validators.

In this part of the article we will cover text editors.

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Human-readable Rules with Drools JBoss Rules 5.0(Part 1)

by Michal Bali | July 2009 | JBoss Java Open Source

Business rules implementations are aimed mostly at developers. However, it is sometimes needed that these rules are readable and understandable by the business analysts. Ideally, they should be able to change rules or even write new ones. An important aspect of business rules is their readability and user friendliness. Looking at a rule, you should immediately have an idea of what it is about.

In this two-part article by Michal Bali, we will see the techniques to create human-readable rules. In this part we will look at Domain Specific Languages (DSLs), decision tables, and others.

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