On July 1st, blogs.oracle.com was migrated to a new platform, Six Apart’s Movable Type Enterprise on top of Oracle Content DB. The list of Oracle related blogs (authored by Oracle employees and non-employees) has moved to this page on the Oracle Wiki. Only Oracle employees are eligible to host blogs on blogs.oracle.com.
Along with the migration came a less obvious change, blogs.oracle.com no logger aggregates non-employee blogs. Here is what Justin Kestelyn wrote in this tweet: “blogs.oracle.com will not aggregate nonemployee blogs after all – orana.info does too good a job of that!”
Currently, the total number of blogs hosted on blogs.oracle.com and aggregated by OraNA.info is 78. New blogs are being added to blogs.oracle.com. I can not keep OraNA.info current with this influx of new Oracle employee blogs.
So here is what I’m thinking: I will delete the 78 blogs.oracle.com blogs from OraNA.info, and instead aggregate one feed, the blogs.oracle.com recent posts feed. I will create one additional category on OraNA.info just for this feed. If I do that, OraNA.info will be the “one stop shop” for Oracle employee as well as non-employee blogs.
What do you think?