Servicebus 12c: Using configuration files for customizing service deployments

Introduction In my last projects I faced different challenges in the area of how to manage environment-specific artefact configurations that need to be adjusted during rollout of a particular service component. As a result from that, I decided to write down my experiences and solution approaches regarding the corresponding topics. This article is the starting point for a short blog series dealing […]

Prospects: Cloudy – OFM Middleware and PaaS Community Forum 2016 @Valencia

On friday the 22nd Fusion Middleware and PaaS Community Forum ends. Time to lean back and recap, what happened the last days. To summarize it shortly: It was a unique event and a great experience being part of this professional conference, as the following facts will show: 2 days with tons of information about the Oracle […]

Oracle SOA 12c QuickTip: Enable Servicebus message tracing in DefaultDomain

Messsage or execution tracing in Servicebus (SB) allows insight into the message exchange between Servicebus and it’s communication partners (Client applications and Service providers) as well as the message processing within  a pipeline. Informations about incoming and outgoing messages, the corresponding headers, the course of variable manipulations and other things are written to the diagnostic […]

Resolve JCA connection error in Oracle EBS to SAP integration with OSB 11g

Doing a Oracle EBS to SAP integration with Oracle Service Bus 11g (OSB) I noticed a strange exception at runtime. During the establishment of a connection to the SAP system via the iWay SAP adapter the following error occurs in the adapter logs: servicebus:/WSDL/ebs2sap-data-integration/Sap/v2.0/jca/BAPI_ORACLE_SYNCHRO_RESPONSE_invoke [ BAPI_ORACLE_SYNCHRO_RESPONSEPortType::BAPI_ORACLE_SYNCHRO_RESPONSE(input_BAPI_ORACLE_SYNCHRO_RESPONSE,output_BAPI_ORACLE_SYNCHRO_RESPONSE) ] – : The JCA Binding Component was unable to establish […]

Oracle Service Bus 12c: Retrieving Username from HTTP Basic authentication token

Using HTTP Basic authentication is a common mechanism to check user’s authenticity, when creating REST-enabled API’s to prevent applications and it’s functionalities from unathorized access. Service Bus 12c (SB) supports this authentication method by using a OWSM security policy. The corresponding authentication information are transported in the HTTP header. In some cases, for example when only user-relevant […]

Microservices architectures – Thoughts from a SOA perspective

Thoughts by: Sven Bernhardt, Richard Attemeyer, Torsten Winterberg, Stefan Kühnlein, Stefan Scheidt   A frequently discussed topic these days is the Micorservices architectural paradigm. Discussions on various internet blogs and forums are showing the trend that proponents of this approach are not tired of emphasizing why Microservices are different to a holistic SOA approach, when dealing with […]

Short recap on OFM Summer Camps 2014

Last week the Oracle Fusion Middleware summer camps took place in Lisbon. More than 100 participants attended the event, learning much new stuff about new features and enhancements, arriving with the recently available FMW 12c release. In four parallel tracks the highlights of the new major release were presented to the attendees; hands-on labs allows to […]