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I work in a financial company where my team provides Architecture, IT, Engineering & Strategic support to Business applications. I worked for BEA Systems (now Oracle) for more than five years as a Senior Software Engineer mainly in the Operations Administration and Management aspects of WebLogic Platform. I possess vast experience in software development excelling in Middleware & Database Components and Core Java/J2EE technologies. I also lead a few open source projects and a contributor on Dev2Dev. Did I mention that I am the original author of WebLogic Scripting Tool (WLST), the official command line tool for WebLogic Platform. I also hold a few software patents, prior to BEA Systems I worked in variety of software industries in various different roles as a Senior Java developer, Software Analyst and as an Oracle DBA. I have a Masters Degree in Engineering from The University Of Akron, Ohio.
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Friday, December 12, 2008

Easing WLST syntax while navigating MBeans in interactive mode

This is something I have implemented in WLST but never exposed as a supported feature.

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Friday, October 24, 2008

Number Format Exception while starting WebLogic Server

Ok, this has occurred way too many times recently in our environment. This usually happens if your machine is running low on space and WebLogic Server corrupted a file in the embedded LDAP.
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Thursday, October 23, 2008

usemon from google code, anyone?

Today one of my colleagues mentioned about usemon, an open source java monitoring tool from google code.

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Wednesday, October 22, 2008


I have been asked this question many times and recently here, "What IDE should I use for writing WLST/Jython Scripts?"

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Thursday, October 02, 2008

JRockit - Error Message: Illegal memory access. [54]

Recently we upgraded all our WebLogic domains to use JRockit from Sun JDK 1.4. After we restarted our servers we started seeing a JRockit dump in few of our servers.

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Wednesday, July 23, 2008

WebLogic "lite" Administration Console

If you have used WebLogic 8.1 console and planning to upgrade to 9.2 or 10.x, boy you are in for a surprise! Well, its good and bad.

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Saturday, July 12, 2008

Java 1.4 and WebLogic 8.1 End Of Life

As you might already know Sun announced End Of Life for JDK 1.4 to be October 2008. Since WebLogic 8.1 runs only on JDK 1.4, BEA announced EOL for WebLogic 8.1.

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Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Encrypting a string in weblogic

One of my developer was asked me this morning if he can encrypt a string so that he does not have to store a clear string in his scripts or variables while configuring resources especially JDBC connection pool's.

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Wednesday, April 09, 2008

Rotating your Standard Out/Err log files

If you are a WebLogic Developer or an Administrator there is 90 - 100% chance you have had situations where the WebLogic Server log files are filling up the disk space.

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Saturday, February 16, 2008

Dev2Dev Blog

I have decided to move all my dev2dev blog post's to blogger since I am planning to actively post not only about BEA products but in general about other topics.

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