In the many years that I work with the Oracle SOA Suite and its Database Adapter, I never really had the pleasure of encountering the setObject errors.
Normally when you screw up the IN parameters in your call to the Database Adapter you’d get those java struct “cannot convert STRING to NUMERIC” errors. However, the following message
Set object error.
Error binding the value of parameter P_SOMEINPUT.
An error occurred when binding the (more...)
Vom 24. – 25. Februar 2014 finden in München die BPM Integration Days 2014 statt.
Die BPM & Integration Days konzentrieren sich diesmal auf die praktischen Synergien von BPM mit Systemintegration, Mobile, BI und Cloud, gepaart mit Erkenntnissen aus vielen Jahren Projekterfahrung aller Referenten.
Am ersten Tag haben (more...)
Knowledge-driven processes are typically unpredictable in their execution. Experts working on them decide what’s the next best action to take. This is in contrast to traditional BPM, in which all possible paths of a process are predetermined and modeled into the process. Adaptive Case management is a way to control (more...)
In this article I explain a handy way to browse the MDS on the SOA/BPM server from JDeveloper, as well as an (as far as I know) undocumented feature to look up artifacts using a browser.
The Meta Data Services (or MDS for short) of Oracle's SOA/BPM Suite is used (more...)
In this article I explain how you can modify the JDeveloper adf-config.xml file to make it work for both Windows, as well as Linux.
If in a JDeveloper application you point to artifacts in a file based MDS residing in a Windows folder for example "d:\projects\MDS", then JDeveloper will (more...)
According to the BPMN specification, the Terminate End Event is supposed to terminate a process instance at the level at which it is raised, including any ongoing activity for sub-processes. But is should not terminate any higher level (parent) process.
With OBPM 11g it works differently (at least up to (more...)
If you have never experienced during process design with BPMN that the final process model became twice, if not three times more complex than you thought it would be, than you haven't been doing process design for real. You might for example have experienced how, what initially looked like a (more...)
is a great open source workflow + BPM platform, which you can use in your own java application (embedded) or test it in the provided Rest or Web demo applications. Activiti also provides an Eclipse designer plugin which you can use to create your own BPMN 2.0 definitions and (more...)
In the Oracle SOA Suite for calls to synchronous services the maximum time a composite should wait for a service to respond, can be set using the SyncMaxWaitTime
(which has a default of 45 seconds). For services deployed on the same engine, this also works for the BPM Suite.
So far I have not found many references discussing BPMN naming conventions, and there is no official one. So I thought I share a few of mine that I developed over the years. Hope you can make use of it.
Most of them are captured in the following picture.
If you want to know how
to create custom XPath functions, then have a look for example at Anthony Reynold's Blog entry on the topic
. I have little to add to that excellent posting except for how to add parameters, which is done using the <param> tag as in the (more...)
Sometimes simple things are simple!
Take for example creating process models that you can show in 2 different languages. With OBPM this is so simple, that I at first I could not find it because I was looking in the wrong place.
That is: simple if you realize that you (more...)
In this posting I describe a case in which I demonstrate the working of the Human Workflow Services of the Oracle BPM Suite 11g. Or rather the SOA Suite 11g, as it is used for human workflow in BPEL as well.
But before I do so, a brief explanation of (more...)
Edited on October 20, 2011 regarding the location of OPatch (due to progressive insight, and some comments).
When installing Oracle BPM Suite 11g FP4 I ran into a couple of things, of which I thought I better write that down for some next time. If you are a SOA Suite (more...)
Finally, it's there, the long awaited Feature Pack 4 for the Oracle Business Process Modeling Suite.
Instructions for Customers to get this are as follows:
- This is available as a patch under the following bug id: Patch 12413651: SOA PS4 BPM FEATURES PACK
- The patch is password protected and is (more...)
One of those too stupid to be discussed items is how you can make the SOA Suite show detailed information about the payload for activities like a script activities, or what is going on inside a business rule. After all, every SOA/BPM developer is assumed to know how to set (more...)