I know it's been about a month since Oracle OpenWorld 2016 concluded, but I wanted to give a brief recap on a few things that I thought were interesting in the data integration space. During the week prior to OpenWorld, I had the privilege to attend the Oracle ACE Director Briefing. Over 2 days, ACE Directors were provided an early preview of what's to come down the Oracle product pipeline. The importance of the event (more...)
Create an Integration on ICS to expose a REST API for a SOAP Connection for an external web service by Lucas Jellema
In this article, I will show a little bit more of ICS – the Integration Cloud Service. In a previous article, I have introduced some concepts – such as Connection, Integration, Business Identifier. I have shown how to create an integration connecting two connections – an inbound and an outbound one (both of type SOAP).
In picture, that looks like this:
In this article, I will create a new connection (REST API style) and (more...)
…AuraPlayer ! (well for Silver anyways)
Last night, we had the pleasure of attending the ninth annual UKOUG Partner of the Year awards ceremony at the Café de Paris in London where we were honored with the Award for Digital Transformation Partner of the Year- Silver!
Amid the fun at the ceremony, Gwen Edwards (AuraPlayer’s VP of Business Development) had the chance to meet and snap a selfie with incoming Executive Director of UKOUG, James Jeynes! (more...)
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Events are quite relevant in modern computer architecture. At various levels of the stack. Events can represent various things – from IoT based measurements and logistical updates to web site activities and business transactions to operational IT metrics and situations. Events can be produced at peak speeds and high volumes – and may require rapid and robust processing. Apache Kafka has grown into almost the de facto foundation for event processing. Apache Kafka provides high (more...)
Application Container Cloud and Multi Tenant Services – Oracle embracing 3rd party technologies and open source projects
The Oracle PaaS cloud is turning into the next generation application server platform. More specifically: Oracle has announced the roadmap for the Application Container Cloud Service (not to be confused with the plain Container Cloud Service which runs pre built Docker containers without looking into them). The Application Container Cloud Servic
- accepts and runs applications (not containers) implemented in a number of technologies – Node.js, Java SE, PHP, Python, Ruby, Go and Spark/Hadoop (more...)
The next major release of the Oracle Database has always been a big thing. Last year at Oracle OpenWorld , a lot of sessions were dedicated to Release 2 of Oracle Database 12c – with sharding as probably its most eye catching new feature. Talk of the release date started at once. June 2016 was a popular date in these talks. June came and went. And now, come Oracle OpenWorld 2016, R2 is out – (more...)
One of the interesting tidbits, somewhat hidden away in Thomas Kurian’s keynote presentation last week at Oracle OpenWorld 2016, is a new member of the Oracle PaaS Cloud Services family called Oracle Functions (or at least that seems to be the working title). Oracle Functions are serverless applications that are run on the Oracle PaaS infrastructure when one of its triggering events has been published.
The next screenshot shows a function as part of a (more...)
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...)
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...)
Slides Available – End-to-End Cloud: Oracle Java Cloud, Oracle Mobile Cloud Service, Oracle MAF, and Oracle JET [CON2388]
This weekend, while preparing for a demo during Oracle OpenWorld 2016, I found a for me new way of publishing a new [version of an]application to Application Container Cloud: through Storage Cloud. The application archive – zip or tar – can be stored on Storage Cloud and the deployment to ACCS can be performed from Storage Cloud. I am not yet sure if this makes for a better automated workflow. What it does give me (more...)
Recently, I used Heroku to deploy a website in the great wide open!
In this blogpost I want to tell about my first steps using Heroku, including the rookie mistakes I made: so you don’t have to make them.
Heroku in a nutshell:
“Heroku is a cloud platform that lets companies build, deliver, monitor and scale apps”
You can deploy your NodeJS application (or Rails or..) there with a simple git push.
The app (more...)
Sample JET hybrid application provides login functionality. During login we register device ID with MCS service, this allows to receive notifications:
After login (more...)
Last week, I had a chance to read the latest book of my friend Porus Homi Havewala. If you’re interested in Oracle Enterprise Manager, you already knew him or at least read one of his articles/blog posts. He’s a Subject Matter Expert (SME) on Oracle Enterprise Manager Technology, Oracle Certified Master (OCM) and Oracle ACE Director. Porus created one of the world’s first blogs dedicated to Enterprise Manager (http://enterprise-manager.blogspot.com), and he (more...)
Yes, it’s that crazy time of the year again, when the city of San Francisco turns red – it’s Oracle Open World (OOW) 2016! If you’re planning on going this year, I hope you have your hotel room booked, because they disappear very, VERY quickly!
Every year just before OOW, the product teams produce what we call Focus On documents, that show you all the sessions (both customer and Oracle presented) around a particular area. (more...)