Author Archives: Mark Nelson

About Mark Nelson

Mark Nelson is an Architect in the Enterprise Cloud-Native Java Team at Oracle. Mark works mainly on making Java (traditional and microservices) easy to use in Kubernetes and the CNCF ecosystem. Before joining this team, Mark worked on Wercker, WebLogic and was a senior member of the A-Team since 2010, and worked in Sales Consulting at Oracle since 2006 and various roles at IBM since 1994.

Can Java microservices be as fast as Go?

I recently did a talk with Peter Nagy where we compared Java and Go microservices performance. We published a write up in the Helidon blog over at Medium.

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Storing ATP Wallets in a Kubernetes Secret

In this previous post, we talked about how to create a WebLogic datasource for an ATP database. In that example we put the ATP wallet into the domain directly, which is fine if your domain is on a secure environment, but … Continue reading

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Configuring a WebLogic Data Source to use ATP

In this post I am going to share details about how to configure a WebLogic data source to use ATP. If you are not familiar with ATP, it is the new Autonomous Transaction Processing service on Oracle Cloud. It provides a fully … Continue reading

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New Steps Store launched in Wercker!

Wercker’s new Steps Store just went live and you can read all about it here: http://blog.wercker.com/steps-launch-of-new-steps-store In case you don’t know – Wercker is Oracle’s cloud-based (SaaS) CI/CD platform, which you can use for free at http://www.wercker.com.  Steps are reusable … Continue reading

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Oracle releases the open source Oracle WebLogic Server Kubernetes Operator

I am very happy to be able to announce that we have just released and open sourced the Oracle WebLogic Server Kubernetes Operator, which I have been working on with a great team of people for the last few months! … Continue reading

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Oracle releases certification for WebLogic Server on Kubernetes

In case you missed it, Oracle has certified WebLogic Server on Kubernetes.  You can read all the details here: https://blogs.oracle.com/weblogicserver/weblogic-server-certification-on-kubernetes

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Java EE is moving to the Eclipse Foundation

I’m sure many of you have already heard the news, but in case you missed it, you might want to read all about it here!

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Java SE 9 and Java EE 8 released

“Oracle today announced the general availability of Java SE 9 (JDK 9), Java Platform Enterprise Edition 8 (Java EE 8) and the Java EE 8 Software Development Kit (SDK). “ You can read the Oracle Press Release here: “Oracle Announces … Continue reading

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Oracle joins Cloud Native Computing Foundation

Read about it over here: https://blogs.oracle.com/developers/oracle-joins-cncf-doubles-down-further-on-kubernetes

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Hello Again

Hello Readers, it has been a long time between drinks, and I apologize for not posting for a while.  I have certainly missed you all.  I have been working on some internal projects at Oracle for the last couple of … Continue reading

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