SOA Suite 12.2.1: Integration Workload Statistics (IWS)

With the release of 12.2.1 we get access to so-called Integration Workload Statistics. Once IWS is activated a snapshot of system resource usage, composite SOA metrics such as statistics and endpoint statistics is periodically triggered. These statistics are written to the database. The metrics of a specified time period can be retrieved at any time. These metrics can be used to analyze problems now and in the past.

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My first experiences with ThreadLogic

A while ago I came into touch with ThreadLogic. Most of the people whom I was talking about it, did not know the tool. This unfamiliarity with ThreadLogic made me decide to write this blog. I think that every WebLogic Administrator should know ThreadLogic and that it is also a very interesting tool for Fusion Middleware Developers.

But let me start at the beginning. A while ago Michael Sahadat, a SOA/Integration Architect at Oracle, came over to help me solve a performance issue. He was using ThreadLogic and explained me how it helped us at the end to detect the performance bottleneck. But that I will explain later on. First I will tell about ThreadLogic.

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Using the File Adapter to handle dynamic Native Format input streams

In this blog I will describe how to translate a native format input stream (e.g. received by the file adapter), containing multiple instances with a diversity of size and content, to a xml payload.

I will do this in three steps. First I will give a sample data stream and explain the structure of it. After that I will show and explain the required schema definition, and I will end with the resulting xml payload.

Data stream

As a start I will give an example of the received data stream:

10099990001Name Change         2009999000120141116        30099990001Marcel              van de Glind                            35099990001Marcel              van der Glind                           @@@10099990002Address Change      2009999000220141116        30199990002Dorpstraat 6                  3720AB35199990002Dorpsplein 6                         3720BC@@@10099990003Name/Address Change 2009999000320141115        30099990003Marcel              van de Glind                            30199990003Dorpstraat 6                  3720AB35099990003Marcel              van der Glind                           35199990003Dorpsplein 6                      3720BC@@@10099990004Historical details  20099990004        2014111530099990004Marcel              van de Glind                            30199990004Dorpstraat 6                  3720AB30199990004Around the corner             AB200030199990004Big City                      AB201435099990004Marcel              van der Glind                           35199990004Dorpsplein 6                       3720BC35199990004At the corner                 AB200135199990004Small Town                    AB2013@@@ Continue reading

SOA/BPM Suite 12c: Oracle Business Rules – Verbal Rules

In this blog post I will transform a Decision Table step-by-step into the new Verbal Rules. As a starting point I created a composite with a BPM, a BPEL and a Rules component. Both BPM and BPEL components use the same Rules component. See the following three screenshots. You can download the sample application with this starting point from here.
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SOA/BPM Suite 12c: Oracle Business Rules – MS Excel Integration

In this blog post I will give a step-by-step example of the Excel integration for Business Rules. As a starting point I created a composite with a BPM, a BPEL and a Rules component. Both BPM and BPEL components use the same Rules component. See the following three screenshots. You can download the sample application with this starting point from here.

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BPM Process
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BPEL Service

Open the sample application in JDeveloper 12c to follow the step-by-step example for a hands-on experience.

This blog is divided into the following four part:

  • Explore the sample Business Rule
  • Export the Business Rule to MS Excel
  • Edit the Business Rule in MS Excel
  • Import the Business Rule from MS Excel

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AYTS: Summary of SOA Governance challenges in the services landscape

Recently started the Oracle program: Are You The Smartest.
For me it is an opportunity to test my current knowledge level and to extend my knowledge.
After every session I follow, I will write a brief summary as part of the preparation for the test.
I will continue with the summary of the following session.

ARCHITECTS TRAINING – SERVICE INTEGRATION – Governance challenges in the services landscape

This 43 minutes during session was divided into the following parts:

  • Challenges Solved with SOA Governance
  • Oracle’s SOA Governance
  • Customer Success Stories

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