Car registration process: A BPMN real-life use-case

Lately I faced the challenge to transfer my car registration from Austria to Poland. In other words, I wanted to register my car in Poland which has been registered in Austria previously. It took quite a lot of time and effort to figure out how all the steps work together, however the visualization I created […]

ADF Hackers Event aka Fitness Center in München

Im Anschluss an das DOAG BarCamp Development (Rückblick hier) wurde am Freitag das ADF Fitness Center in der Oracle Geschäftsstelle München veranstaltet. Anders als das BarCamp, welches sich keiner gesonderten Technologie widmete, war das ADF Fitness Center eine Mekka für ADF Entwickler. Von Anfängern bis Profis gab sich alles, was im deutschen ADF Umfeld Rang […]

Bericht vom ersten DOAG BarCamp Development

Am 30.01.2014 veranstaltete die DOAG zum ersten mal eine Konferenz im BarCamp-Format. Mit etwa 70 Besuchern wurde in der Münchener Allianz Arena spontan und offen diskutiert. Dafür standen vier Streams zu Verfügung die zu Beginn der Veranstaltung von den Teilnehmern mit Leben gefüllt wurden. Dabei entstand ein bunter Flickenteppich an Themen der von agilen Vorgehensmodellen […]

Monitoring large flow traces with Oracle SOA Suite (Part 1)

End-to-end monitoring of BPEL process instances across composite borders is a great feature of Oracle SOA/BPM Suite 11g. It is shown in nearly every PreSales presentation and when you were used to know SOA Suite 10g or to work with other kinds of distributed, heterogenous systems it is a real improvement. But when you implement […]

Oracle Open World 2013 – Wrap up

OOW 2013 is over and we’re heading home, so it is time to lean back and reflecting about the impressions we have from the conference. First of all: OOW was great! It was a pleasure to be a part of it. As already mentioned in our last blog article: It was the biggest OOW ever. […]

Options for removing data in MDS Repository

The two main database schemas in the Oracle SOA Suite database repository are: _SOAINFRA and _MDS. Composite instance and runtime information are stored in the SOAINFRA schema. Commonly used metadata like WSDLs, XSDs, rules, fault policies, etc. as well as composite deployments are stored within the MDS schema. With every deployment / import of the […]

Industrial SOA – Now chapters 1 to 5 available

You find us in Oracle Technet (OTN): And in Thomas Erl’s Service Technology Magazine: Content: Industrial SOA is a 13-part  article series focused on service orientation, written collaboratively by a group of recognized experts and community leaders in service oriented architecture. „SOA and service-orientation have laid the foundation for a variety of emergent […]

Purging of failed SOA components

In the previous post the preferred settings of heavily used SOA composites was demonstrated. It was shown that with the correct settings applied only failed component instances are persisted in the database. This post discusses the purging possibilities of such component instances. As stated in the earlier post, we are now facing a situation where […]

Improve performance and maintenance of heavily used SOA composites

As stated in a previous post, heavily used transient BPEL processes should be configured with some well-defined parameters in order to avoid storing too much data in the database, thus optimizing performance. However, even if BPEL processes inside the composite are configured this way, data of other components like mediators and the composite itself are […]