Matt Brasier for Oracle Technology Network – Monitoring Oracle SOA Suite


clip_image002Matt Brasier, C2B2 Head of Consulting and the co-author of the Oracle SOA Suite 11g Performance Tuning Cookbook (Packt Publishing) discusses Oracle SOA Suite monitoring in this 2 Minute Oracle Technology Network Tech Tip recorded at the UKOUG Tech15 Conference. Watch the video here.

SOA & BPM Partner Community

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Resiliency: Circuit Breaker

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Circuit Breaker is a new resiliency feature in 12.2.1 that helps to simplify operations and ensure system stability when downstream endpoints become unavailable.

This post is meant to be a quick introduction to this new feature so you can start testing it out.

Circuit Breaker overview

Circuit Breaker enables you to configure the system to automatically suspend upstream endpoints when a downstream system is down or unreachable from a SOA composite. This prevents (more...)

Oracle Process Cloud Services advanced form validation and control

In my previous blogpost I explained how forms in PCS are created and what basic options are available. Now I would like to go deeper into the details of rules and business objects.

Let’s start with rules.

The form canvas has a row of tiny buttons in the top right. The left one switches between rules and the form itself. Click that and the canvas changes to the list of rules (if already created). A new (more...)

What is SOA 12c ? by Tutorial Diary

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Oracle SOA Suite 12c is new version of SOA Suite tool from Oracle. Oracle has introduced lot of new features in this new version. This new version is based upon 4 themes as show below. First two themes (Developer productivity and Industrial SOA) comes as outcome of user/developers feedback and other two themes (Mobile and Cloud) introduced as per industry trend.

SOA 12c Themes

Developer Productivity

This theme is outcome of the community that currently (more...)

Creating and editing forms in Process Cloud Service

For who is PCS?

Oracle Process Cloud Service is a PaaS (Platform as a Service) offering which centers around designing and managing (stand alone) business processes in the cloud. The focus is once again on business analysts and other non-technical people to automate business processes. Oracle has keyed them “citizen developers”. One of the features is the option to create forms that fulfill the “human task” interaction in the BPM process.

A walkthrough for creating (more...)

What about to upgrade to Oracle SOA Suite 12.2.1? by Rolando Carrasco


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This is my last post of the year.
Strangely this was the year with less posts here in Oracle Radio. And not only that, but I started to do it in English.
Since 2007 I’ve been feeding this blog in Spanish, but for some specific posts I just decided to do it in English to get to a greater audience.
So what about to upgrade to Oracle SOA Site 12.2.1? Is the name (more...)

I don’t like the Mediator by Luc Gorissen

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Ok, so there you have it: I just don’t like the Mediator. I don’t really know why. But now that it’s in the open, let’s discuss it.

I often see a pattern where a composite with a synchronous operation is implemented with a Mediator and BPEL component:

I think that in most of these cases, it would be better to either leave out the Mediator component completely. Or replace it with a BPEL component that (more...)

Thomas Kurian PaaS Oracle OpenWorld 2016 keynote summery

During Oracle OpenWorld 2016 keynote Thomas Kurian showcased the Oracle IaaS, PaaS and SaaS portfolio in many live demos. Some of the highlights include key PaaS solutions:

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Slides and demos will become available for partners via the communities in the next weeks. Please see partner community details. below.

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SOA & BPM Partner Community Webcast – September 27th 2016 Oracle Open World PaaS update

imageAttend our September edition of the SOA & BPM Partner Community Webcast live on September 27th 2016 at 16:00 CET.

Get the latest news from Oracle Open World 2016. A detailed update on new features of Oracle Platform as a Service and how to position them at your customers. As part of the Webcast we will introduce the Oracle Open World kit, an opportunity to you to run a minimagei conference for your (more...)

My private Corner – Bandit cloud expert

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Thanks for the excellent time at the Summer Camps 2016 in Lisbon. Was great to get pet & lab during the whole week! In my class I learned – paw-on the Oracle PaaS portfolio including PCS, ICS, API CS, IaaS... now I’m an Oracle cloud expert. As a follow-up I will take the online assessment to become certified. The summer in Europe is great, decided to go on holiday and enjoy the beach! Bandit – (more...)

How to find purgeable instances in SOA/BPM 12c by Derek Kam

clip_image002If you are familiar with SOA/BPM 11g purging, after you have upgraded/implemented SOA/BPM 12c, you will not be able to use most of the SQL for 11g to determine the purgeable instances.  This is because SOA/BPM 12c is no longer using composite_instance table for composite instance tracking.

In SOA/BPM 12c, a common component is used to track the state associated with a business flow and report audit information.  This design will reduce the (more...)

Jet into the Oracle OpenWorld 2016 User Experience Exchange

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10, 9, 8, 7 . . .  Ignition Sequence Start . . .

Oracle OpenWorld 2016 lifts off in September! And boy, have we been putting some passion and power into that user experience (UX) greatness to share with you. Oracle Applications User Experience (OAUX) Senior Director Misha Vaughan (@mishavaughan) tells us:

"I am proud to say that the team has even more fantastic experiences lined up for attendees at Oracle OpenWorld this year. Near and dear to (more...)

Dramatically reduce SOA Suite 11g startup time by cleaning the MDS by Maarten Smeets

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SOA Suite can sometimes be a bit slow to start. This is especially the case when there are a lot of composites to load. Customers using different versions of composites can benefit from undeploying non-default revisions of processes which do not have any running instances (see for example here). Undeployment in most cases is an asynchronous process which does not give feedback. It can partially fail without you noticing (apparently not an atomic transaction). (more...)

Autumn SOA Suite 12c and BPM Suite 12c free on-demand Bootcamps October 2016

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Training On-Demand: Oracle Business Process Management 12c

This boot camp is an ideal starting point for an implementer who is planning to learn Oracle BPM Suite 12c and use it on BPM projects. The course provides a combination of lecture segments that present conceptual and feature background and hands-on labs that provide practice with the tooling.

It introduces process developers to Oracle BPM Suite 12c. It covers the key concepts, features and processes needed to (more...)

My Oracle OpenWorld 2016 tips!

• Plan your schedule well in advance

• Visit the Demogrounds for the products you are interested

Visit the User Experience Cloud Showcase - great innovations

• Visit the Oracle Cloud Platform Awards- great customer cases and networking (Tuesday, 4-6pm OOW Yerba Buena Center of Arts)

• Take a fee implementation exam test www.tinyurl.com/oowtest2016

• Arrange 1:1 meetings with product & partner management

• Share your news & knowledge via social media (more...)

PaaS & Middleware Partner YouTube Update September 2016

The September edition of the PaaS & Middleware Partner Update contains three key topics:

· Oracle OpenWorld 2016 tips

· PaaS Sales Cheat Sheets

· SOA & BPM Partner Community Webcasts September 27th 2016

For regular updates please subscribe to our YouTube channel here. For the latest SOA & BPM Partner Community information please visit our Community update wiki here (Community membership required)

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SOA Suite 12.2.1 VirtualBox Image available for download

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Thanks to the product management team the latest SOA Suite 12.2.1 VirtualBox image is available for download here.

Overview

Please note that this appliance is for testing purposes only, as such it is unsupported and should not to be used in a production environment.

This VirtualBox appliance contains a fully-configured, ready-to-use SOA Suite 12.2.1 installation.

All you need is to install Oracle VM VirtualBox on your desktop/laptop and import the (more...)

ICS Update – On premise Agent now Available by Arturo Viveros

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Hello appreciated readers, here's hoping to a fun and successful 2016 for you all!!

And for us Oracle FMW practitioners, there are some very exciting news to begin the year:
Yours truly has been following for a while the development and growth of Oracle's iPaaS platform: "Integration Cloud Service". And it's been a long wait, but at long last the ultra hyped On-Premise Agent has been released and is now available for all ICS subscriptions.
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New Agent Simplifies Cloud to On-premises Integration by Bruce Tierney

clip_image002Oracle Integration Cloud Service has generated a lot of enthusiasm since the June 2015 Oracle PaaS launch by Larry Ellison.  A major reason for this enthusiasm was the introduction of simplicity to cloud integration...historically a complex process only possible by integration specialists.  We are very pleased to introduce to Integration Cloud Service this same level of simplicity to the integration of on-premises applications allowing for faster and easier integration of existing on-premises (more...)

Mobile & IoT Showcase @ OpenWorld Moscone South, #109

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If you've been following Oracle's mobile (r)evolution, we've been trending some impressive growth and mobile chops worth bragging about. The recent updates to Oracle Mobile Cloud Service, with the addition of Oracle MAX codeless development, new Location Based Services, bringing highly granular contextual apps (Manchester Airports Groupcomes to mind) and helping extend existing Forms based apps to Mobile First apps (New York MTA), we're truly helping to mobilize our (more...)