OUM 5.4 Has Been Released!

Yesterday OUM 5.4 has been released. Among other things, the following improvements has been made:
  • Tactical SOA View added
  • Various techniques regarding monitoring and improving SOA (instrumentation)
  • A white paper about how to apply OUM with Scrum
  • Several SOA templates
The Tactical SOA View helps to get up-to-speed with (more...)

Installing OBPM Suite 11g PS3 using XE

When installing the OBPM Suite 11g PS3, I ran into an issue with the Metadata Services (MDS) schema on my XE database. The error I got when I tried to start the WLS SOA domain was "ORA-04063: package body "DEV_MDS.MDS_INTERNAL_SHREDDED" has errors". I checked the schema and found that (more...)

WESOA 2010 – SF December 7th

This year, both the International Conference on Service Oriented Computing and the long running companion Workshop on Engineering Service Oriented Applications will be in San Francisco. I have had a long involvement with both as a program committee member, presenter and author and have always found them to be valuable (more...)

Oracle SOA 11g Books

I'm impressed: a list of books that have been published for users of Oracle SOA and BPM portfolio products. I'm very proud to know many of the authors as friends and most of the developers.

Getting Started with Oracle SOA Suite 11g - A Hands on Tutorial

Oracle SOA 11g (more...)

Integration technologies for Cloud

2010 is seeing Cloud computing and mobile computing at their 'tipping points'. There are many startups being launched in these areas. With many applications being SaaS based hosted on Cloud, the next requirement would be how to connect them securely and reliably. What could be the right technologies for the (more...)

Some Tips for Installing Oracle BPM 11g on Windows XP

Some tips to get Oracle BPM 11g running on Windows XP, that you may not easily find in the documentation available.

What to collect before you install Software used:
  • Oracle 10g XE Universal
  • Repository Creation Utility 11.1.1.3.0
  • Weblogic 10.3.3 + Coherence - Package Installer
  • (more...)

BPM 11g Generally Available

You may already have noticed that BPM 11g is generally available. As BPM 11g runs on the SOA Suite, it would not be correct to call it the "BPM Suite" anymore. As a matter of fact, BPM 11g currently is only available as a patch on the SOA 11g Suite.

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SOA Manifesto fails to inspire

Did you see the SOA Manifesto? It seems that software vendors and SOA luminaries feel the need to fire up some enthusiasm for SOA, so they are trying to replicate the success that the Agile Manifesto had in defining and focusing Agile development.

Unfortunately, the manifesto is a bit of (more...)

Learn about ADF and SOA at Oracle OpenWorld

It’s time for Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco again – I’ll be speaking on Sunday Oct. 11 at the User Group symposium on “Simple SOA – A Real-Life Case Study”. It’s session S312178 in Moscone West L3 room 3000 at 11:15 a.m.

I will also be participating in the (more...)

Preparing for ODTUG Kaleidoscope

I’m off to Monterey for the annual ODTUG Kaleidoscope conference June 21 to 25. 

I’ll be presenting on “Simple SOA – A Real-Life Case Study” during the Web Architecture Symposium Sunday. If you want to twitter about this presentation (or even ask me a question during the session) please (more...)