CHAPTER 5Content Management

OracleAS Portal is certainly not the only portal product on the market today. Microsoft sells a portal product called SharePoint, JBoss has a product called JBoss Portal, and IBM sells a product called WebSphere Portal. While all of these products have different philosophies and methods in relation to portlet development, page design, administration, and security, they all share one common feature: the ability to manage files that don’t fit into a traditional database structure. These files can include virtually any piece of information that an organization might deem valuable and can be in virtually any format: text documents, Microsoft Word documents or Excel spreadsheets, Adobe PDF documents, etc. These files need ...

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