Provisioning tools have change the way we create software environments: How much time we spend installing OS, databases, configuring platforms, applications? Now you can translate this steps into code, getting the software development benefits and challenges into infrastructure: versioning, reuse, continuous improvement.

This post is related to our presentations at Oracle OpenWorld 2014 and UKOUG Tech 14. All code/configuration used during the presentations are available here.

In Sysco we are currently focusing on certifications and spezialization. With the latest approvals, we now are specialized in:

I was creating AWS EC2 instances to install Oracle Fusion Middleware products, and I found an issue: How to download Oracle’s installers if I want to use installers on several instances? This could consume a lot of network bandwith and I want to make this process repeatable, so I don’t want to wait 1 hour each installation only downloading files.

I’ve had the opportunity to present a review of the book Applied SOA Patterns on the Oracle Platform.