Author Archives: Mark Nelson

About Mark Nelson

Mark Nelson is an Architect (an "IC6") in the Fusion Middleware Central Development Team at Oracle. Mark's job is to make Fusion Middleware easy to use in the cloud and at home, for developers and operations folks, with special focus on continuous delivery, configuration management and provisioning - making it simple to manage the configuration of complex environments and applications built with Oracle Database, Fusion Middleware and Fusion Applications, on-premise and in the cloud. Before joining this team, Mark 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.

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:

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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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Learn more about the Chef and Puppet sample code

For those who are interested in the Chef and Puppet sample code we published on github, please enjoy this video:

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JDBC Drivers in Oracle Maven Repository

In case you missed the public announcement made on Stackoverflow,  OTN and on JDBC Forum – Oracle is now making JDBC and UCP drivers available in our Maven repository ( You can learn more in this blog.

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Oracle publishes official Chef and Puppet samples on github

With Edwin Biemond Oracle official sample Chef cookbooks and Puppet modules are now available on Oracle’s official GitHub page at and for Java, WebLogic and Fusion Middleware. Chef and Puppet are arguably the most popular provisioning frameworks and … Continue reading

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