IBM releases WebSphere Product Center 5.3

IBM releases WebSphere Product Center 5.3  WebSphere Product Center (WPC) 5.3 is product information management software that assists users in developing and managing a central repository of master data information. The new version includes a Java API and Web services that can be layered on top of the middleware to facilitate integration with SOA (service-oriented … Read more

Being an Oracle Consultant

In August 2006, I will be completing 2 yrs with Oracle. Prior to that I used to work for Rapidigm and prior to that I worked for Wipro in Bangalore. Rapidigm is a big IT consulting firm but ofcourse not in the big 5/6/7 league. Comparing the differences between the two, here are some of … Read more

Google’s AJAX Toolkit

It always amazes me how Google comes up with simple solutions to complex problem again and again. This time they have delivered a free toolkit which allows Java developers to create AJAX applications. Rather than providing XML, Javascript, JSP and all the server based jargon stuff development framework, I like this idea very much. In … Read more

Miscellaneous

Express Vacation : Just completed an express and short vacation trip to India. My Brother got engaged! My Son enjoyed his first taste of Alphonso Mango (namely known as King of Fruits). Its amazing how things went by so fast that everything seems to have happened in dream. Before leaving for India, I had to … Read more

Rare Pics

My classmate Anuraag forwarded these rare pics…vow! 1) Tim Berners Lee — Founder of the World Wide Web   2) Picture taken when microsoft was started 3) Steve Woznaik(sitting) and Steve Jobs of APPLE Computers. He was three months late in filing a name for the business because he couldn’t decide any name for his … Read more

How do you drill?

In the hard physical world there are standard tools available that can do the job easily. For e.g a Screw Driver can drill holes in the wall, wood and wherever it says it can. Similarly there are pressurized Air Guns available that do similar job in road and building construction. But in the soft world … Read more

Adam loves Eve, who loves Oracle?

Eve : Do you love me? Adam : Who else?    The way Oracle is on buying spree pretty soon we may end up in a situation where the customer has nobody else to love but Oracle.      

What is BI?

How do I know? But let me guess, To me it seems like something that costs lots of BIG BUCKS and that promises to SAVE/EARN/(or lose) BIG BUCKS. Is it Intelligence about the Business or Business built around Selling Intelligence of your Business? I guess it is a mutual give and take relationship, You give … Read more