Tag Archives: BPEL

Choosing BPMN or BPEL to model your processes

With Dave Shaffer Recently, I had a discussion with several colleagues and one of our large customers about when to use BPMN and when to use BPEL to model business processes.  I have discussed this topic before in this post … Continue reading

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Dave Shaffer joins the RedStack team

I am very happy to welcome Dave Shaffer into our little family of bloggers.  Until recently, Dave has run Product Management for the Integration products at Oracle, i.e. SOA Suite, BPM Suite, etc., and has now established his own consultancy … Continue reading

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Extending Continuous Integration to include MDS-dependent components

In this earlier post, I presented a simple approach to get started with continuous integration for SOA and BPM projects and showed how you can build and deploy an SCA composite using Hudson and Maven.  In that example, we just … Continue reading

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Using Java/Spring components in SOA/BPM 11g

Oracle SOA and BPM Suites 11g include the ability to use Java components in a composite application through the Spring component implementation type. Let’s look first at why you might want to do this and then take a look at … Continue reading

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Getting started with Continuous Integration for SOA projects

This post is part of a series on Continuous Integration. I am exploring how to use Maven and Hudson to create a continuous integration capability for SOA and BPM projects.  This will be the first post of several on this … Continue reading

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Deploying your canonical data model to MDS

Oracle SOA Suite (and Oracle BPM Suite) includes a component called ‘Metadata Services’ or ‘MDS’ which is a good practice to use as the repository for all of your common components that are used across multiple processes and integration artifacts.  … Continue reading

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What BPM adds to SOA Suite

Oracle has just released Oracle SOA Suite and Oracle BPM Suite 11.1.1.4 (often referred to as ‘Patch Set 3,’) the second release that includes comprehensive support for both Business Process Modeling Notation (BPMN) and Business Process Execution Language (BPEL) for … Continue reading

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Purging old instance data from SOA/BPEL 10g

My colleague Deepak Arora (see his blog here) has written an excellent white paper on purging old instance data from SOA Suite/BPEL 10g and also a great blog post on automating the deletion of old partitions.  If you are interested in … Continue reading

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Calling BPEL web services from Application Express

Just a quick post, on an issue that seems to come up a lot – how to call a BPEL web service from Application Express.  This used to be quite challenging, but now, with APEX 3.1.2, APEX can understand a … Continue reading

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